Miami Dolphins TE Joey Haynos Suffers Potentially Serious Foot Injury

August 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Miami Dolphins came out of their third preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons primarily unscathed, but backup tight end Joey Haynos did suffer a foot injury that could force him to miss much or all of the 2010 season.

Playing as the tight end on the left side of the line in the fourth quarter against Atlanta, Haynos came out of his two-point stance, took a step, and immediately fell to the ground in pain. He was not engaged with or touched by an opposing player on the play.

The initial prognosis is not good, as head coach Tony Sparano says Haynos will be out "a little while" (coach-speak for quite a long time) and Haynos was seen this weekend with crutches and a walking boot up to his ankle.

Many observers, myself included, fear it may be an injury to Haynos' Achilles' tendon, which could force the third-year tight end to miss the entire season. An MRI has not yet taken place to confirm the damage.

Undrafted out of Maryland in 2008, Hay...

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