The New England Patriots are playing a very good game against the Tennessee Titans and are up 21-7 in the third quarter. Not all is going smoothly, though, as the team suffered an injury at their offensive line: Starting right tackle LaAdrian Waddle was slow to get up after a third quarter play and hobbled off towards the blue medical tent on the sidelines.
Waddle appeared to have injured his foot on a second down play. The offensive lineman, who himself is an injury replacement playing instead of starting right tackle Marcus Cannon, was replaced by Cameron Fleming on New England's next series. The team did not make an official statement on Waddle's injury status just yet.
UPDATE: New England just announced that Waddle is questionable to return to the game due to a knee injury. The Patriots are up 28-7 so don't expect the right tackle to see any more playing time today.
UPDATE II: According to the Herald’s Jeff Howe, there is concern that Waddle might be out for the rest of the season with the knee injury.
Regarding LaAdrian Waddle’s knee injury, there isn’t a lot of early optimism before tomorrow’s tests. He could miss some time, potentially the remainder of the playoffs, per source.— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) January 14, 2018
Cameron Fleming would be the starting tackle opposite of Nate Solder and that would likely mean Cole Croston would be active on game day, or that the Patriots would try to find a veteran on short notice.