Detroit Lions RB Mohamed Ibrahim suffers potentially devastating injury
Earlier in the week, the Detroit Lions re-signed RB Mohamed Ibrahim to their practice squad. On Saturday, the Lions announced they were elevation Ibrahim to their active roster for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. Unfortunately, Ibrahim just suffered what is potentially a devastating injury on his very first NFL touch.
What Happened to Mohamed Ibrahim
During the third quarter of Sunday's game, Ibrahim returned a kick against the Ravens, but after getting hit in the thigh, he stayed on the ground in pain. Eventually, he was carted off the field and taken to the locker room. Just moments ago, the Lions reported that Ibrahim is OUT with a hip injury. Our thoughts and prayers certainly go out to Ibrahim as he recovers from this injury.
TL;DR (too long didn't read)
- Ibrahim's Elevation to the Active Roster: Earlier in the week, the Detroit Lions made the strategic decision to promote running back Mohamed Ibrahim from their practice squad to the active roster in preparation for the game against the Baltimore Ravens.
- The Injury During the Game: Ibrahim's NFL debut took a tragic turn during the third quarter of the game. While returning a kick, he sustained a hit to the thigh that left him writhing in pain on the field.
- The Outcome: Ibrahim's Hip Injury: The Lions later confirmed the unfortunate news that Mohamed Ibrahim was ruled OUT due to a hip injury.
Bottom Line: A Tough Break For Ibrahim
The elevation of Mohamed Ibrahim to the active roster was a momentous occasion for the player. However, his NFL debut turned into an unfortunate chapter due to a hip injury that has forced him to the sidelines. As Ibrahim begins his journey to recovery, he'll need the support and well-wishes of fans and teammates alike.