dangolka (CBS) — When David Andrews confirmed as much as apply on Thursday sporting a giant wrap or a forged on his proper thumb, it didn’t look good. Now we all know the small print.
Fox Sports activities’ Jay Glazer reported Friday that the Patriots’ heart suffered a damaged thumb final week, an harm which required surgical procedure.
Glazer mentioned the Patriots may discover having Andrews snap together with his left hand this week, however most certainly, the offensive captain is not going to be in motion towards the Raiders and even perhaps longer.
Large hit for Patriots and Cam as beginning heart David Andrews broke thumb on his snapping hand and really had surgical procedure on it this week. Making an attempt to snap with different hand however possible out this week and doubtlessly extra @NFLonFOX
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 25, 2020
Andrews, 28, missed all of final season as a consequence of blood clots present in his lungs. He returned this yr and has been on the sphere for 100 % of the group’s offensive snaps.
If Andrews can’t play, the Patriots will possible have to shuffle their line and/or elevate a participant from the apply squad so as to attempt to keep the league’s ninth-ranked speeding assault and eighth-ranked passing offense.