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Rapoport: Los Angeles Rams TE Tyler Higbee “coughed up blood” from lung injury

Higbee exited Sunday’s game with a reported chest injury. On Monday morning, more details are being released.

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A day after he left Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints with a reported “chest injury”, we are now learning that Los Angeles Rams TE Tyler Higbee injured his lung.

According to the NFL Network’s Michael Rapoport, Higbee’s injury caused him to “cough up blood.”

The most surprising thing about this story is that Rapoport reports Higbee won’t miss much time, which is not something I expected to read immediately following the nugget about coughing up blood.

Sunday’s game between the Rams and the Saints saw a multitude of injuries to starters like Higbee, DT Aaron Donald, and New Orleans QB Drew Brees, to name a few. Brees injury turned out to be torn ligament in his thumb, which we now know will require surgery and will require the Saints offense to be without their star quarterback for six to eight weeks.


Higbee is day-to-day: