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Duane Brown says he has “a pretty bad case of turf toe”

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Sunday was a bad day for left tackles.

Broncos left tackle Ryan Clady?  Out with a foot sprain.  Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung?  Out with turf toe.

Texans left tackle Duane Brown?  Possibly out with turf toe, too.

Brown, who missed only a handful of plays on Sunday against the Titans before returning, acknowledged the injury on Tuesday’s CSN Houston’s SportsTalk Live.

Had a bit of a scare,” Brown said.  “Had someone fall on me.  Injured my right big toe.  It’s a pretty bad case of turf toe.  Just taking it one day at at time, see how it heals by the end of the week.”

If Brown can’t go, swing tackle Ryan Harris would take over.

Brown said it appears he’ll be a game-time decision for Sunday’s game against the Ravens in Baltimore.

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13 Responses to “Duane Brown says he has “a pretty bad case of turf toe””
  1. wearethechampsandyourenot says: Sep 17, 2013 9:46 PM

    LOL were going to destory this dude…

    …and this team

    #champs #dontbelievemejustwatch #TUNEINSUNDAY

  2. monsterscream says: Sep 17, 2013 9:47 PM

    *fixed

    Duane Brown says he has “a pretty bad case of bitchassness”

  3. ottawabrave91 says: Sep 17, 2013 9:52 PM

    you forgot Brandon Albert with sprained AC joint in shoulder. you forgot cuz this is a national media site. and national media cares nothing about the chiefs

  4. swaggyy says: Sep 17, 2013 9:52 PM

    Why can’t the left tackle getting injured be someone deserving like Joe Staley?

  5. aaronfraudgers says: Sep 17, 2013 10:12 PM

    The Texans have a pretty bad case of “Matt Schaub is our QB”

  6. trollhammer20 says: Sep 17, 2013 10:13 PM

    Seahawks at Texans in two weeks.

    Duane Brown versus Russell Okung.

    Toe Bowl 13.

    Prepare yourselves!

  7. 81toro says: Sep 17, 2013 10:19 PM

    Nooooo!!

  8. deathonwings410 says: Sep 17, 2013 10:33 PM

    That means, stack the box and make Scahub beat you. After you tee off on him, he’ll curl up a la Tony Romo in the 4th quarter.

  9. thekingdave says: Sep 17, 2013 11:51 PM

    That’s huge. 2-0, but definitely have issues on both sides of the ball. Put up or shut up time, call me in December.

  10. theguybelowmehasnoarguement says: Sep 18, 2013 3:56 AM

    Have to believe that if can go, He will go. Big game against the ravens.

  11. annapterp says: Sep 18, 2013 9:06 AM

    Dumervil and Suggs will be ready to hunt on Sunday!! Schaub is the weakest part of that offense and will be the hunted!

  12. sbchampsagain says: Sep 18, 2013 10:09 AM

    Turf Toe ended many a good tackle’s career.
    See Jon Ogden.

    Sunday in Baltimore, expect a standing ovation for Ed Reed.

    Then Suggs, Dumerville, Canty and Ngata gonna hunt!

  13. crownofthehelmet says: Sep 18, 2013 11:02 AM

    After watching tape of the Ravens defense – “Coach, I think I should rest up for a real game and take a week off.”
    “No worries Duane, we’re giving some other guys off too. We expect a rout.”

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