The Oakland Raiders best season in two decades came to screeching halt on Saturday when their MVP candidate quarterback was carted off the field with a leg injury that turned out to be a broken fibula. Carr knew what it was right away.
“It’s broke! It’s broke!” he can be heard saying (rather calmly) to his teammates immediately after being sacked by Colts defensive end Trent Cole.
Imagine being so accustomed to horrific injuries that you can maintain enough composure to self-diagnose a broken fibula as it happens. That’s like identifying the shark species that just attacked you.
#Raiders QB Derek Carr, who underwent fibula surgery at LA’s Kerlan-Jobe, is considered an extreme long-shot for the Super Bowl. He will try
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 28, 2016
A tough break for a guy who will eventually hold the title of the best quarterback in the NFL at some point in his career, below…
— ℙJ (@oakposts) December 29, 2016