May 19, 2024

Anthony Richardson, the quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, is expected to seek a second opinion and may be sidelined for a while due to a suspected shoulder injury.

Only a few weeks into his NFL career, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Anthony Richardson has already experienced another setback due to injury.

Richardson impressed with a modern athletic game that seems suited for the NFL after being selected with the fourth overall pick in the April NFL Draft.

But the quarterback has already required evaluations from the medical staff on several occasions.

With 4:39 left in the second quarter of the Colts’ 23-16 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Richardson was forced off the field. At the time, it was thought that the 21-year-old had hurt his shoulder.

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At Lucas Oil Stadium, Richardson was wheeled off the field and examined by the Colts medical staff. The backup quarterback, Gardner Minshew, took over for the young quarterback and played the rest of the game.

Soon after, word leaked out that Richardson’s initial diagnosis was a Grade 3 sprain to his right shoulder’s AC joint. But according to a recent report from ESPN, Richardson and the Colts are still obtaining details regarding the injury.

Regarding the initial diagnosis of his shoulder injury, Richardson is looking for a second opinion. It has been reported that the quarterback will see Dr. Keith Meister, a shoulder specialist, and have an MRI on his right shoulder to obtain a second opinion.

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