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    Dan Koppen injury thread

    I'd appreciate a separate thread for news on Dan Koppen's injury -- so I'm starting one.

    Was a crying a bit, or just grimacing in pain and wiping away sweat? I hope the latter, because if it was the former then it would likely have been out of pessimism about the injury.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    It's left ankle, immobilized by the trainers. Two of Globe/Herald/ESPN blogged that.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Considering the fact he was carted off FROM THE FIELD and did not hobble to the sideline, it looks pretty bad. Plus, he got a send-off from members of both teams. Doubly bad.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Wendy Nix just said Koppen is out for the game (no surprise). He's on crutches. Blah blah blah. If he's back by December, that'll be fine.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Broken ankle take how long to heal?
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    I just hope it's not season ending...are we left with Connolly and Wendell in that case? Yes, I'm panicking...
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Could it be sprained ankle?
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    It looked bad enough to be season-ending to me.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    i am "glad" that is only an ankle, cause when i saw him being carted off, it looked like his lower left leg was hanging lower and not lined up with his left knee, but it might of just of been a uniform issue . . .
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Crying or not is meaningless. Big guys put a lot of weight on their ankles. I am prepared for the worst.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Just showed him in cast (boot) and crutches but at least he was on the sidelines.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Good news, I'd say
     
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    Dan Koppen injury thread

    At least it wasn't a knee injury. Hope he gets better quick.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    I think the best we can hope for is he felt a pop and though it might be broken but in reality it was just a dislocation and he will be back in a few months.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Question, who is out there that we can use in place of Koppen assuming he's out for the season?

    I wonder if the Patriots will be using Conolly in his stead permanently. Which makes our depth at guard rather precarious.

    -Jamman
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Few months at least? That is bad.
     
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    Patriots Koppen Carted Off Monday Night
    By: Ian Logue

    The Patriots may have come away with a big victory during their 38-24 win over the Dolphins Monday night, but they walked away suffering a big loss as they get ready to return to New England....

     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    broken left ankle probs gone for season per channel 4
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    That's awful. He is key to picking up blitzers. And worse, we're now an injury away from disaster.

    Wish we'd have signed Gurode.
     
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    Re: Dan Koppen injury thread

    Hoping for a fracture (which is still a break)...

    he'd be out 9 to 12 weeks, but back for playoffs.
     
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