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Williams, McCarron, Carter injured in Saturday's preseason game

Posted at 5:09 PM, Aug 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-18 17:09:50-04

When Bills head coach Sean McDermott speaks on Sunday ahead of practice, we should know more about three players who suffered injuries during Friday night's preseason game against the Cleveland Browns.

DT Kyle Williams, Punter Cory Carter and QB AJ McCarron all were hurt and will have further tests over the next few days.

Williams was hurt in the 2nd quarter of the game. His right leg took a hit and was then rolled on. He was on the ground with trainers and walked off the field with a noticeable limp. He was taken to the locker room and was seen wearing a brace after the game. 

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, there may be good news regarding Williams' injury.



Carter was hurt in the 3rd quarter of the game. During a punt, Carter was run into by a defender and was knocked to the ground, landing on his plant leg. He was seen being helped off the field in pain and didn't return. On Saturday, Rapoport reported that Carter has suffered a torn ACL. He was in competition with Colton Schmidt to be that starting punter this season.



McCarron, meanwhile, had a pretty bad outing during his time in the game and while we didn't see him get hurt on the field, it was reported later in the game that he was out with a shoulder injury.



Reports surfaced a little later that the injury was a hairline fracture, the Buffalo News first reporting the news.



After the game, Coach Sean McDermott was asked about McCarron's injury to which he said, "All I know is he hurt his right shoulder and we'll do some more test when we get back."

The Bills return to the field on Sunday afternoon. Coach Sean McDermott is scheduled to speak ahead of practice where we should find out more about the injuries and their extent.




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