The worst part of training camp is the injuries. On Wednesday the Houston Texans suffered an important one as starting wide receiver Will Fuller went down with a broken collarbone.
The indefinite nature stems from if surgery is needed or not. With no surgery, Fuller can be back in as few as six weeks. If surgery is needed to stabilize the shoulder, he could be out up to 12 weeks. For more in-depth reading on a collarbone injury, check out what one orthopedist has to say.
Fuller, the team’s first-round pick in 2016, missed two full games and parts of others in his rookie campaign with a knee injury. He did not have any notable injuries in his college career at Notre Dame.
The lanky speedster caught 47 passes in his debut season, though he continues to be plagued with drop issues. He was expected to emerge as a more reliable all-around receiver in his second season, but those plans are on hold as he recovers from the unfortunate injury.