Patrick Robinson Suffers High Ankle Sprain
The New Orleans Saints will likely be without one of their defensive backs for an undertermined period of time
Nickel cornerback Patrick Robinson reportedly suffered a high ankle during the Saints' 43-37 overtime win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
Nola.com was the first to report the injury, which took place late in the second quarter, while Robinson was trying to help make a tackle on a running play.
Robinson's leg was rolled up by a Falcons player who dove for a low block, before the veteran cornerback was taken off on a cart.
So, how long will Robinson be out?
Well, recovery times for high ankle sprains vary, so the recovery time is uncertain until more details on the injury are released,
For Grade 1 sprains, players can usually return in 1-2 weeks, while Grade 2 sprains noramally means the injured player will be out 4-5 weeks.
The Saints will likely be without the services of Robinson for at least one game, but let's hope for the best, and maybe he'll be back soon after that.