Injury Update For Oregon QB Justin Herbert

first_img Luckily, it doesn’t seem too bad. After taking a timeout, and a brief rest, Oregon tried to sub Herbert back in the game without missing a play.The Ducks staff misunderstood a rule that prevents a player who left for injury reasons from coming back in for the next play, even with a timeout.Freshman Tyler Shough stepped in for his first action, and his handoff to CJ Verdell was stuffed for a loss on a crucial 4th & 1. Auburn takes over down one point from their own 42 yard line, needing just a field goal to win.It is impossible to know what Oregon would have run with Justin Herbert in the game there, but that was perhaps the most inopportune spot to have a star QB out. Oregon Ducks QB Justin Herbert running with the football.EUGENE, OR – OCTOBER 13: Quarterback Justin Herbert #10 of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half of the game at Autzen Stadium on October 13, 2018 in Eugene, Oregon. The Ducks won the game 30-27. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)Oregon clings to a one-point lead in its huge Week 1 game against Auburn in Arlington, Texas. Unfortunately, it may be without Justin Herbert for some key spots down the stretch.Moments ago, the potential first-round pick left the game. He took a huge shot from Auburn linebacker Owen Pappoe.He slowly walked off the field without help, which is a good sign. Unfortunately, the Ducks were without him for a crucial 4th & 1, with 5:34 left in the game.Herbert walked off and seems OK but will miss fourth-and-1. Tyler Shough in.— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) September 1, 2019last_img

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