Video: Jermaine Kearse Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury [UPDATE]

Bobby Burack

In the first quarter of the preseason opener, Lions wide receiver Jermaine Kearse was carted off after going down with a gruesome lower leg injury. The injury occurred when a defensive player fell into Kearse who was blocking for a runner:

As great as it is to have football back, albeit the preseason, it does mean injuries are also back. This one doesn’t look, either.

The veteran Kearse, who won a Super Bowl with the Seahawks, signed with the Detroit Lions in June on a one-year, $1.3 million deal.

*We will update you if and when more information comes down on Kearse’s injury.

Update: Kearse suffered a broken leg: