Aug 17, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis on the sidelines in the first quarter of a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
The Cincinnati Bengals couldn’t escape their preseason finale tonight with getting a few bumps and bruises. The first and most significant injury of the game came when tarting nickel linebacker Emmanuel Lamur was carted off the field on the second series of the game with what looked to be a serious shoulder injury. Lamur tried to make a tackle on a third-down play and after contact went to the turf. Trainers worked on his shoulder and as the pain got worse the cart was called out.
It turned out that Marvin Lewis told reporters following the game that his shoulder dislocated and popped out of socket.
After fourth-round pick Sean Porter (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve this week along with Brandon Joiner (ACL), the Bengals don’t need to lose another linebacker for a significant amount of time.