TEMPE, Ariz.– The Arizona Cardinals are set to lose large receiver DeAndre Hopkins for a 2nd time this season.
Hopkins is anticipated to neglect the remainder of the typical season with a sprained knee suffered on Monday night time, nevertheless the staff is enthusiastic to get him once again in some unspecified time in the future within the postseason, league sources advised ESPNs Adam Schefter and Jeremy Fowler.
Hopkins is in search of a consultation with Dr. Neal ElAttrache. Its nevertheless not sure whether Hopkins will want surgical procedure.
1 AssociatedHopkins had an MRI on Tuesday, in action to coach Kliff Kingsbury. He additionally mentioned Hopkins was getting a second opinion on Wednesday.
Hopkins suffered the damage in Monday night times loss to the Los Angeles Rams. With 1:13 remaining within the sport, Hopkins went as much as effort to capture a move in between 2 Rams protectors ultimately zone, and each protectors got here down on prime of his legs.
He rolled over on his knees in pains and did not play for the remainder of the sport.
Hopkins missed three video games previously this season with a hamstring damage.
He leads the Cardinals (10-3) with eight landing receptions this season, his 2nd with the franchise, which acquired him in a smash hit commerce with the Houston Texans final 12 months.
If Hopkins does miss the remainder of the typical season, he will probably be restricted to occupation lows with 10 computer game, 572 getting lawns and 42 catches.
The five-time Professional Bowl option got here into this season having actually missed merely 2 video games in his first eight seasons.