The rookie wide receiver of the Seattle Seahawks, Jaxon Smith-NjigbaHe will undergo surgery to repair his broken wrist but could be fit again by the start of the regular season, sources told Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Come on, Seahawks! Determine how long you need to pause Smith-Njigba based on the results of the surgical procedure performed on Tuesday, sources said.
Smith-Njigba sustained the injury during the pre-season game between Seattle and the Dallas Cowboys last Saturday when he was tackled near the goal line after a brilliant catch in the second quarter.
Come on Seahawks they have chosen Smith-Njigba with selection No. 20 overall in the NFL draft. In April, it was expected that the former star of Ohio State could add to an already talented group of wide receivers, which includes DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett. He was one of the standout players at the training camp in Seattle and received praise for his routing and stability, consistently making plays in practice, and working on punt returns.
Smith-Njigba The 1.80-meter-tall player scored six balls for 83 yards in the first two preparatory games against Seattle, including his 48-yard catch on Saturday vs. Dallas. The Seahawks open their regular season at home on September 10 against the Los Angeles Rams.
The wrist injury Jaxon Smith-Njigba is another possible blow for the Seahawks squad, which already managed without wide receiver Dee Eskridge for the first six games thanks to a suspension from the NFL. A young tree who projects fourth or fifth in the order SeattleTime was lost due to a groin injury.
The other first-round pick, Seahawks cornerback Devon Witherspoon, has been out since August 7 with a hamstring injury. Five of the last seven first-round picks in Seattle from 2016 suffered significant injuries in training camp that caused them to miss time, including offensive lineman Germain Ifedi (2016), Runner Rashad Penny (2018), and Defensive end LJ Necklace (2019).