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Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon is “day-to-day” after suffering an ankle injury all the arrangement by Thursday’s victory in opposition to the Jacksonville Jaguars, head coach Zac Taylor informed journalists Monday.
In line with ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Mixon suffered a low ankle sprain.
Mixon suffered the injury and modified into as soon as replaced by Samaje Perine within the recreation’s ideally suited possession. Taylor referred to the whisper as a “minor ankle injury” after the recreation, even though it is unclear how the injury will influence his whisper transferring forward.
Earlier than the injury, Mixon had 67 speeding yards on 16 carries and a touchdown. He has 353 speeding yards and two scores overall this season for the three-1 Bengals.
The Oklahoma product has been in Cincinnati since 2017, when the Bengals drafted him with the 48th overall capture.
Mixon had a pair of 1,000-yard seasons in 2018 and 2019, speeding for a profession-high 1,168 and eight scores in his 2d 365 days.
A season-ending upright foot injury suffered in opposition to the Indianapolis Colts on Oct. 18 held Mixon to factual six games in 2020.
The most modern whisper creates more are looking ahead to marks about his durability. The Bengals will need more out of Perine if Mixon misses more time. His passe OU teammate, who modified into as soon as chosen within the fourth round within the 2017 draft, has nine rushes for 28 yards on the 365 days.
Sixth-round rookie Chris Evans out of Michigan is also in line for an even bigger feature going forward.