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Sport Daniel Lasco injury update: Saints RB out for season with bulging disk

23:33  13 november  2017
23:33  13 november  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Daniel Lasco has avoided a career-ending injury . The Saints running back will miss the rest of the season with a bulging disk after being taken off the Lasco , 25, was selected out of Cal by New Orleans in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft and has spent most of his first two seasons as a

Daniel lasco injury update : saints rb reportedly out for season with bulging disk

Daniel Lasco© (Getty Images) Daniel Lasco

Daniel Lasco has avoided a career-ending injury.

The Saints running back will miss the rest of the season with a bulging disk after being taken off the field in an ambulance during Sunday's win over the Bills, coach Sean Payton told reporters Monday.

"It’s a procedure they will do that will put him out for the year," Payton said. "Not career threatening.”

The second-year rusher was injured late in the second quarter while covering a kickoff when his head collided with Bills kick returner Brandon Tate's thigh. Lasco remained on the turf for several minutes but raised his hand to the cheer of the New Era Field crowd before being placed in the ambulance on a stretcher and transported to the hospital.

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Daniel lasco injury update : saints rb out for season with bulging disk November 13, 2017 3:35pm EST November 13, 2017 2:02pm EST American Football, English

Daniel Lasco has avoided a career-ending injury . The Saints running back will miss the rest of the season with a bulging disk after being taken off the field in an ambulance during Sunday's win over the Bills, coach Sean "It’s a procedure they will do that will put him out for the year," Payton said.

The team confirmed that Lasco had a spine injury and was in the care of team doctor Michael Hartman as he underwent further evaluation. Payton was optimistic about Lasco's condition after the game.

"I think all the signs are positive, his movement and everything. I think that's encouraging," Payton said.

Lasco, 25, was selected out of Cal by New Orleans in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft and has spent most of his first two seasons as a special-teams coverage specialist.

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