A Tampa Bay Buccaneers player suffered a major leg injury during the second half of Monday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Adarius Glanton was rushed off the field in a cart after the injury. He collided with teammate Robert Ayers while the two tried to sack Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. Ayers was also injured.
— Janice Peters (@JP_731) December 19, 2017
NBC Sports reported that Glanton apparently fractured his left leg. Ayers suffered a “stinger” injury after the collision.
ESPN reported Tuesday, Dec. 19, that Glanton is recovering from surgery after a broken left leg. He was placed in an air cast and taken to the hospital.
— David J. Chao, MD (@ProFootballDoc) December 19, 2017
It means that Glanton is essentially out for the season.
The Buccaneers lost a total of 10 players due to injury during the game.
The Falcons defeated the Buccaneers 24-21.