Good news forwide receiver Treylon Burks, per NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport.
Burks was diagnosed with LCL sprain and should only miss a few weeks. There was previous concern it was more severe.
The Tennessee Titans wide receiver Treylon Burks went down during Training Camp practice, causing concern among teammates and coaches.
ESPN’s Turron Davenport reported that Burks was being carted off the field after sustaining an injury.
Treylon Burks just made a deep catch from Ryan Tannehill for a TD. Tumbled go the ground and got up limping. He walked off with help from the trainers who were holding his left knee.
— TURRON DAVENPORT (@TDavenport_NFL) August 16, 2023
The incident unfolded after a promising play, with Burks making an impressive deep catch from quarterback Ryan Tannehill for a touchdown.
However, the elation was short-lived as the young receiver tumbled to the ground after the play and was observed limping as he got back up. Trainers immediately rushed to his aid, assisting him off the field while holding onto his left knee for support.
Burks was then seen lying down on the field, visibly distressed with both hands on his head. Titans’ General Manager Ran Carthon was on the scene talking to Burks.
Two of the Titans’ star players, DeAndre Hopkins and Derrick Henry, approached Burks before he was taken off the field on the cart.
Burks, a standout talent drafted in the first round of the 2022 Draft, held the challenging position of filling the void left by A.J. Brown after Brown’s trade to the Eagles.
Burks demonstrated immense promise towards the conclusion of the previous season, making this injury all the more disheartening for fans and the organization.
The Titans are undoubtedly hoping for a swift recovery for the young receiver who showed immense potential.