The New Orleans Saints QB was believed to have suffered an AC joint sprain during their game with the Packers in week 3. The injury is not expected to be season ending.
The New Orleans Saints QB was knocked out of Sunday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers with a right shoulder injury after he was sacked in the third quarter. He was initially listed as questionable to return before he was ruled out later.
According to CBS Sports, in the third quarter, the New Orleans Saints QB exited the game after being injured on a sack. On a third and 9, Carr was sacked by Rashan Gary and was thrown onto his right side, he was slow to get up and eventually walked to the locker room with their trainers. He was eventually ruled out for the remainder of the game. New Orleans Saints QB was taken to the hospital for additional tests after his x-rays in the stadium.
Before his injury, the New Orleans Saints QB had completed 13 out of 18 passes for 103 yards and 1 touchdown. However, the team was not able to score a single point after the New Orleans Saints QB exited the game.
After the New Orleans Saints QB exited, Jameis Winston replaced Carr, he stepped in and completed 10 out of 16 passes for 101 yards. Winston set up rookie kicker Blake Grupe with an opportunity for a 46 yard game winning field goals with a minute remaining, however the kick went wide right.
The New Orleans Saints QB remained down on the field after he was taken down by Packers Rashan Gary.
According to USA Today Sports on MSN.com, the New Orleans Saints QB suffered an AC joint sprain and appeared to have avoided any further serious damage to throwing his shoulder. While the New Orleans Saints QB would still be missing any action, his timeline for return will be determined by the swelling and mobility.
While Carr is injured, Backup quarterback Jamies Winston would be the team’s starter moving forward.