Charles Clay had surgery on torn meniscus Monday

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Bills tight end Charles Clay left Sunday’s game with a knee injury and he didn’t wait long to have surgery to address his injuries.

PFT has learned, via a league source, that Clay diagnosed with a torn meniscus and sprained MCL. He had surgery to repair the injury on Monday and coach Sean McDermott told the media that he anticipates being without Clay for multiple weeks.

Clay has 20 catches for 258 yards and two touchdowns this season and leads the Bills in both receiving yards and average yards per catch. Only LeSean McCoy has caught more passes and wide receiver Jordan Matthews is the only other Bill with at least 10 catches, so Clay’s been playing a major role as a target for Tyrod Taylor.

Matthews is currently out with a thumb injury, so Taylor will have to find a way to move the ball through the air with the likes of Andre Holmes, Zay Jones, Brandon Tate, Nick O'Leary and Logan Thomas in leading roles.

7 responses to “Charles Clay had surgery on torn meniscus Monday

  1. The only good news here is they didn’t waste any time in getting repairs started. Tough break though. Hopefully back and fully recovered sooner than later.

  2. The Bills true problems are at WR. Nick Oleary has been a fairly underrated talent for the Bills over the past 2 years. Im excited to see what he does with starting time. The real problem for the Bills is that after rookie Zay Jones (who cant catch a football to save his career right now) and Andre Holmes the Bills are starting career kick returners and STs gunners at WR (the fact that Brandon Tate and Kaelin Clay are starters is BAD). These guys dont have route trees, they dont have the ability to create separation, they dont have great hands and its killing the QB and the offense as a whole. The Bills need to spend this bye week hiring every FA WR east of the mississippi and see if they can get one who works. ANYTHING to take pressure off Lesean mccoy

  3. It seems like more injuries than usual this year across the NFL especially to impact players. Would like to see the rosters expanded so that players familiar with a team’s system can be used.

  4. Philly Brown was cut before the Cincinnati game.

    This was because as of Saturday morning the Bills had 4 CBs available for the game and 1 of them, Shareece Wright was dealing with an injury of his own. The Bills couldnt risk going into a game with 3 healthy CBs so they cut a WR to sign one.

  5. Sorry to read this. As a Dolphins fan I always root for Charles Clay. A real over-achiever as a TE who never fit the mould as a TE, but seems to outperform almost all of them in the league. Versatile player with clutch performance. Speedy Recovery wishes.

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