Eli Manning Bruises Heel Before Touchdown to Former Tar Heel

Posted: 4th October 2009 by Josh Berman in NFL
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On a play early in the fourth quarter in week four against the Chiefs, Eli Manning has been pulled from the game after sustaining an injury to what appears to be his heel. Initial reports from the Giants sideline stat that it is a "bruise;" however, judging by the replay, it is possibly an Achilles tendon issue. Eli Manning was in the process of planting his right foot when the injury occurred, and he came down on it in a very awkward manner, causing the injury. Manning was not touched nor rushed on the play, and it appears to be self-inflicted. Eli had thrown two touchdowns, both to WR Steve Smith, prior to this play and theá next play did result in a touchdown by Hakeem Nicks, the first of his career. It will be catastrophic if Eli cannot play for any amount of time; even though the Gia ...

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