Cleveland Browns working again Nick Chubb was dominated out for the rest of the “Monday Night Football” sport in opposition to the Pittsburgh Steelers after struggling a gruesome left knee harm the broadcast would not present the replay of.
Chubb was given his tenth dashing try with the Browns within the pink zone when he was met by a number of Steelers defenders, together with security Minkah Fitzpatrick who dove low for the sort out.
When Fitzpatrick made contact with Chubb’s leg, his left knee instantly buckled and he was seen holding his knee. Teammates tried to assist him up, however Chubb remained seated and in appreciable ache.
As everybody watching within the stands and at house have been making an attempt to see what occurred to Chubb, ESPN announcer Joe Buck stated the broadcast wouldn’t be exhibiting the replay as a result of it was that gruesome.
“I am told that the replay of Nick Chubb getting injured is not to be seen,” he stated.
The crowd’s response after seeing the replay on the Jumbotron stated all of it, as a unified gasp was heard over the broadcast.
“We’re not going to show it. It’s as bad as you can imagine,” his accomplice, Troy Aikman, added.
A cart shortly got here out on the sphere for Chubb, who wanted assist getting on, and his face confirmed ache and sorrow figuring out that his harm might be a critical one.
The Browns wasted no time ruling Chubb out for the rest of the sport.
Chubb was having a great half, dashing 10 occasions for 64 yards earlier than his night time ended.
It’s value noting Chubb has an harm historical past together with his left knee. He dislocated it on Oct. 10, 2015, whereas additionally tearing his MCL, PCL and LCL with cartilage harm in a sport for the Georgia Bulldogs.
The sports activities world confirmed its help for Chubb after watching the unlucky play.
“Just the worst feeling,” NFL nice J.J. Watt stated on X, previously Twitter. “Gutted for Nick Chubb. Hope Minkah is ok. Injuries suck man. They absolutely suck.”
LeBron James added: “DAMN MAN!!!! Nick Chubb. Praying for the absolute best.”
The Browns aren’t going to leap to conclusions on Chubb but, however this definitely appears to be as critical because it appears for a key member of the staff.