Willis McGahee tears MCL, out 6-8 weeks

ESPN - [Full Article]

Denver Broncos running back Willis McGahee has a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee and will miss six to eight weeks.

McGahee also has a fracture in the bone in his lower right leg. He will be on crutches for about a month, and doctors have told him not to put any weight on his leg, according to a source. McGahee will not need surgery and he believes he can come back in four to six weeks, even though the team thinks it's a six- to eight-week injury.

Fantasy Impact: 

Ronnie Hillman and Lance Ball will share work. Knowshon Moreno could also be in the mix. A 6-8 week injury at this point brings McGahee back anytime from Week 17 to into the playoffs, so he likely won't serve you much more this season, unfortunately. All-in-all, unless someone steps up, it seems like a situation to stay away from and could end up with QB Peyton Manning throwing more passes...

Filed Under: 2012, W12

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