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Cardinals guard Jonathan Cooper exits with ankle injury

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Cardinals rookie left guard Jonathan Cooper left Saturday’s game vs. San Diego after he was rolled into at the end of a play early in the third quarter.

Cooper suffered a left ankle injury on the play, Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com said. He was ruled out for the rest of the game.

The Cardinals’ first-round pick (No. 7 overall) in April’s draft, Cooper was pulling from left to right on an Alfonso Smith run when the injury occurred. As Smith was tackled, the collision ending that play took out Cooper, who had his back to the action.

The Cardinals also lost tight end Rob Housler to a right ankle injury that ended his evening, according to Urban.

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5 Responses to “Cardinals guard Jonathan Cooper exits with ankle injury”
  1. jwilliamsspf says: Aug 25, 2013 12:49 AM

    :( That stinks.

  2. torfino7 says: Aug 25, 2013 1:05 AM

    Hhis ankle definitely looks either dislocated or broken, or perhaps he might have torn a ligament or two. Not good.

  3. phnxsports says: Aug 25, 2013 1:32 AM

    Broken leg. Probably done for year.

  4. aaroncurryisbust says: Aug 25, 2013 1:40 AM

    I’m a Seahawks fan but only classless 49ers fans root for injury, hope he gets better soon.

  5. MostlyRight says: Aug 25, 2013 2:05 AM

    It’s a broken leg for Cooper according to Bruce Arians. Out 2 months to the whole season. He was looking great in camp and the preseason games. Such a shame for the young man and the Cardinals.

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