Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Mario Manningham injury update

Details are slowly being revealed about the extent of the injury sophmore wide receiver Mario Manningham suffered during the MSU game. As reported in today's Detroit Free Press, Coach Carr stated during today's Big 10 teleconference that, "Mario had arthroscopic surgery this morning and we got great news as far as the injury. He’ll miss this week but we’re very excited about the news we received."

The Freep report goes on to state that Coach Carr refused to speculate on a timetable for Mannigham's return. In the Detroit News, Angelique S. Chengelis (a/k/a The Angel of The Big House) stated in her article that the surgery was to repair a partial torn meniscus and a possible tear of the medial collateral ligament in one of Manningham's knees. She wrote that Manningham was expected to miss several weeks beginning with this Saturday's Penn State game.

More details to follow as information continues to become available. Go Blue!

*Note: Photo of Mario Manningham by Robin Buckson/The Detroit News

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