The Houston Texans will be without Derek Newton for an extended period of time as he went down in the game with a pretty serious double knee injury. Newton crumbled while providing pass protection as he attempted to block Von Miller in a non-conact injury. The cart came out immediately and both legs were placed in air casts before he went into the locker room.
Reports say that Newton has torn both patella tendons in each knee and there is more damage expected with the injury, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
With this news, the Texans will have to make some changes heading into next week as Newton will certainly be out for longterm and the Texans will have to reassess their offensive line situation with this crucial loss.
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