Report: Saints LT Armstead has high-ankle sprain

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FILE PHOTO: Dec 23, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints offensive deal with Terron Armstead (72) previous to kickoff towards the Pittsburgh Steelers on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Necessary Credit score: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports activities

New Orleans Saints Professional Bowl left deal with Terron Armstead may miss a number of weeks after struggling a high-ankle sprain in Sunday’s 34-31 win towards the Carolina Panthers, NFL Community reported Monday.

Armstead, 28, was helped off the sphere within the first quarter after which carted to the locker room after being checked out within the sideline medical tent.

A 3rd-round choose by the Saints in 2013, Armstead has by no means made it by a 16-game season with out lacking time to accidents. His 11 begins this season have been his most since 2015, and he has performed in solely 71 of a doable 107 regular-season video games.

Armstead nearly definitely won’t play this Sunday in Atlanta, a rematch of the Falcons’ 26-9 upset win in New Orleans on Nov. 10.

The 2018 Professional Bowl choice was changed by veteran Patrick Omameh. New Orleans already is enjoying with out beginning left guard Andrus Peat, who broke his arm within the Atlanta loss.

—Area Stage Media