Former Pitt defensive end Rashad Weaver suffered a broken right fibula during the Tennessee Titans’ 25-16 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. The team stated Weaver suffered an ankle injury, but Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky revealed the injury was of a more serious nature later on Sunday.
The rookie defensive end played a larger role than usual on Sunday, as he filled in for Bud Dupree, who was recovering from a knee injury. As a result, he recorded two tackles before leaving the game late in the third quarter. At that point, Weaver required assistance to exit the field and was driven off on a cart.
Weaver joined the Titans in May after the team drafted him with the 135th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL draft. The former Pitt standout impressed in the preseason, as he came up with 1.5 sacks in his debut, but he had not posted any stats during the regular season until Sunday afternoon.
At this point, the full extent of Weaver's injury has yet to be revealed, and it is unclear how long the defensive end will be sidelined.