Dawson Knox left with a broken hand from Bills’ loss to Titans


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Dawson Knox left with a broken hand from Bills' loss to Titans

There is no major concern about the injury and the tight end will be helped by the fact that the Bills are on their bye week.

BUFFALO – The tight end of the Buffalo Bills, Dawson Knox, suffered a broken right hand during the team’s 34-31 defeat against the Tennessee Titans in game Monday night, according to the head coach Sean McDermott.

“I don’t know much more about it at this point, beyond that we will follow up,” he said. McDermott this Tuesday. “We’ll see where we go from here.”

There is no major concern about the injury and Knox will be helped by the fact that Bills are on their bye week before a Week 8 showdown with the Miami dolphins. The next three opponents of Buffalo they have just one win each (Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets).

Knox he caught three passes for 25 yards in the game. The former high school quarterback and third-round draft pick for the Los Bills in 2019 he also successfully threw a 2-point conversion pass to the quarterback. Josh allen in the third period, despite having already suffered that injury.

“Great recognition for Dawson“, said Allen. “He tried to cancel the play, he moved his hands [al coordinador ofensivo Brian Daboll] like, ‘Don’t send it, we can’t do it.’ AND [Knox] He looked at me and said, ‘Got it. I’ll send it to you. ‘ So, you put your body at risk that way, and the strength to do it, and it was a big play and it’s great when a teammate is willing to do that, and that’s why we love him. “

Allen indicated that the injury was to the right hand of Knox, which is the one he throws with.

The tight end did not return to the game after the pass. Knox has become one of the favorite targets of Allen in this campaign after an offseason with many discussions about a need for the Bills dealing with the tight end position. Entering the game against the TitansHe had caught a touchdown in four straight games and was coming off his first game with at least 100 yards. Knox He leads all tight ends this season in touchdown receptions, with five.

Tommy sweeney, a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft, is the next tight end in the roster order, but the Bills They could also seek to add some depth. Sweeney caught the first touchdown pass of his career after the exit of Knox.


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