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DRC only has knee contusion UPDATE

Posted by Darren Urban on January 3, 2010 – 2:20 pm

Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is being carted off after getting hurt on the third play of the game. It looks like a left knee or lower leg. We’ll have an update ASAP. UPDATE: It is indeed a left knee injury and officially, his return is doubtful. Obviously, the Cards are praying his return this season isn’t doubtful.

UPDATE II: Great (relatively speaking) news. DRC has a left knee contusion and his return has been changed to questionable. He won’t be back today, I wouldn’t think. But suddenly, the playoffs aren’t a pipe dream.


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17 Responses to “DRC only has knee contusion UPDATE”

  1. By azcardsfan22 on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Please Darren keep us updated…..we lose him we are toast

  2. By Dwaine Crandall on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    What is a Knee contusion?

  3. By azcardsfan22 on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Wow about time you say something i like Darren…..ha, ha, only joking you are the best, i appreciate your hard work

  4. By Nick on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    With a knee contusion, is he likely to play next week in the playoffs?

  5. By darrenurban on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Nick, Dwaine —

    A contusion is a bruise. There are degrees of contusions, though. That’s what kept Breaston out of the bulk of the preseason. It’s what Fitz suffered in SF. We’ll have to see how DRC is this week. You know Whiz is going to keep it close to the vest though.

  6. By Justin Wheeler on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Thanks Coach Whisenhunt for playing our best cornerback in a meaningless game! Let’s role the dice with the entire offense as well! You had better hope that DRC can heal in time for the post season or your coaching decisions will appear more questionable than Micheal Adams man coverage.

  7. By darrenurban on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Justin —

    There are only 45 guys active on game day. If DRC wouldn’t have gotten hurt, would you have written the same thing?

  8. By Eazy E on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Whew!!! Thank God!!!

  9. By Cards Fan for 41 Years on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Why do the Cards look so flat? I’m not getting the game on radio or TV, just on the internet. Did they have a big let-down since the Vikings won?

  10. By darrenurban on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Cards Fan —

    The Cards pulled many key defensive players after the first series and they definitely pulled back on the game plan. But that doesn’t make this showing any more palatable. I am surprised they are going like this. Leinart has thrown two bad interceptions and had a third taken back because of the safety.

  11. By gocub17 on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Darren, just keep us informed. This game is becoming more meaningless as time goes on. Drc is now the biggest story of the game.

  12. By Steve on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Carda are fine. This is a pre-season game and just like the real pre-season game GB has game planned and left their starters in for the 1st half.

    Leinhart has looked very bad though.

    The nice thing is this team plays better with a grudge on their shoulder.

  13. By Justin Wheeler on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Darren,

    I understand the importance of keeping players “fresh” for the postseason. Yet in a meaninfless game I find it inexplicable that Whisenhunt would continue to play our pro bowl caliber players. These are guys who have proven thier abilities throughout the season and should remain focused in the playoffs. Thanks to stupid player management and bad luck today we have injured our top cornerback and Boldin. I simply ask, “Why run the risk with elite players?”

  14. By chris on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    wow greenbay fans are so horrible on nfl.com

  15. By Eliot on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Ya, this game was ugly but I’m not at all worried about next week. I just hope DRC is health or else they’re gonna exploit Adams again. Then we can start worrying.

  16. By azcardsfan22 on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    Darren i feel bad that i attacked you before…you got your work cut out for you here good luck

  17. By darrenurban on Jan 3, 2010 | Reply

    azcardsfan22 —

    No worries.

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