NFL Injury News: Oakland Raiders Justin Tuck to Have Surgery, Go on IR, St. Louis Rams’ G Rodger Saffold out for Season
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Oakland plans to put defensive end Justin Tuck on season-ending injured reserve because of a torn pectoral muscle.
Tuck was hurt while trying to tackle Denver running back C.J. Anderson in Sunday's loss to the Broncos. He is expected to undergo surgery soon and will be placed on injured reserve some time before Oakland's game at San Diego on Oct. 25.
In other NFL injury news:
— St. Louis Rams guard Rodger Saffold will require season-ending surgery on his right shoulder. Saffold was the most experienced player on an offensive line that includes two rookie starters. Veteran Garrett Reynolds takes over as the starter at right guard.
— New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara is going to miss two to four weeks because of a chest injury. He hurt his pectoral muscle during the Giants win over San Francisco on Sunday night. Jayron Hosley is expected to replace Amukamara.
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