11:24 PM ET
Seattle Seahawks veteran tight end Greg Olsen left Thursday night’s 28-21 victory over the visiting Arizona Cardinals with what the team fears is a ruptured fascia in his left foot, coach Pete Carroll said.
Olsen went down in obvious pain without being contacted with around 11½ minutes left in the fourth quarter. He was helped off the field without putting weight on the leg and was led into the medical tent. Olsen was eventually ruled out for the rest of the game.
“He has a fascia tear injury that he’s had before in his other foot,” Carroll said. “He knows exactly what it is. Sometimes when it ruptures like it did — we think — it’s the best thing for a quick recovery. So we’ll see what happens and wish him the best, and hopefully, he can make it back. The fact that he’s already had this before really helps him understand what’s coming up.”
Carroll was asked if the team thinks Olsen can return this season.
“I don’t know that yet,” he said. “There’s been some marvelous returns for guys who do rupture their fascia that would