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    Cardinals lose tackle Oliver Ross to knee injury
    Cardinals lose tackle Oliver Ross to knee injury

    August 2, 2006

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona Cardinals right tackle Oliver Ross will miss at least three weeks, and possibly as many as 10, because of a right knee injury.

    Coach Dennis Green said Ross may have torn his meniscus. The club was awaiting test results.

    "We'll just have to see what's going to take place," Green said. "They can get a little more examination of the information and make a decision on him."

    Ross, an eight-year veteran, said he hurt his knee during a blocking drill Wednesday morning during practice at Northern Arizona University. "My foot slipped, and then I felt something," he said. "I was just like, 'Football.' I kind of tried to work through it. It started getting tighter and tighter as practice went on."

    Ross, who signed a five-year free agent contract last year, missed four games a year ago because of a broken hand.

    Green said Fred Wakefield could replace Ross in the lineup.

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    The cards go from a horrible line, well you can't get any worse than that. Also, people say Edge will be an impact for the cards, well he won't be with that o-line.

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    • #3
      Re: Arizona Cardinals lose player

      Originally posted by Zero Cool
      The cards go from a horrible line, well you can't get any worse than that. Also, people say Edge will be an impact for the cards, well he won't be with that o-line.
      Edge wasn't gonna be much even with that guy. Now, it's just worse.
      Always and Forever a fan of the St. Louis Rams

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        Ross isn't exactly a great tackle, but there's a pretty significant drop off between he and Wakefield, IMO. I wouldn't be surprised if Green seeks more talent or if Elton Brown slides over to try and play RT.

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          Thanks for the info! That Sucks for he Cardinals. They just got horrible even more on the line. Wheres that one guy they Drafted play?

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          • #6
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            you mean duece latui? he plays og.

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