(WXYZ) — Detroit Lions Center Frank Ragnow reported fractured his throat during the first quarter of Sunday's game against Green Bay. Ragnow did finish the game despite the injury.
According to Ian Rapoport, Ragnow did not practice on Wednesday and could miss this weekend's game. He's played the most snaps at center in the league this year.
#Lions potential Pro Bowl center Frank Ragnow, who did not practice today, suffered a fractured throat in the first quarter Sunday and finished the game somehow, source said. He’s played the most snaps at center in the NFL this season… but could miss this week.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 16, 2020
Free Press Lions Beat Writer Dave Birkett said the team is consulting with specialists, and said Ragnow can eat fine and is breathing normally, but he's not supposed to talk.
OK, some more details on Ragnow's fractured throat: Lions are consulting with specialists on this right now. His airway/breathing is fine, and he can eat, but he's not supposed to talk right now. Trying to determine how much time he'll need to be out.— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) December 16, 2020