Advertisement

 TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -The Arizona Cardinals' Anquan Boldin is out indefinitely following surgery on a facial bone fractured in a helmet-to-helmet hit during last Sunday's game against the New York Jets.
Coach Ken Whisenhunt said the surgeon who operated the wide receiver's fractured sinus on Thursday night told him that a hockey player who underwent a similar procedure was playing 10 days later.
``And that's a violent sport, too,'' Whisenhunt said Friday. ``The doctor felt like it would give him the quickest chance to get back.''
Boldin was ruled out of Sunday's home game against the Buffalo Bills.
The NFL suspended Jets safety Eric Smith for one game and fined him $50,000 for the hit. Second-year pro Steve Breaston, who caught nine passes for 122 yards last Sunday, is starting in Boldin's place.

Top NFL Public Bets

Advertisement

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Seahawks vs. Jets Pick Will the Seahawks and Jets play under the total when the two teams clash in East Rutherford on Sunday at 1:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Dolphins vs. Bengals Prediction What's the best play on the board tonight when the Bengals host the Dolphins at 8:25PM ET on Thursday Night Football?
Thumbnail Browns vs. Redskins Pick Can the Washington Redskins get to .500 on Sunday when they host the Cleveland Browns at 1PM ET?
Thumbnail Lions vs. Bears Pick Will there be much defense on display when the Chicago Bears host the Detroit Lions this Sunday at 1PM ET?
Thumbnail Titans vs. Texans Pick Will the Titans and Texans surprise and play over the total for bettors when the AFC South rivals clash at 1:00PM ET?
More inNFL Articles  
Advertisement

NFL Team Pages