Raiders' Hunter Renfrow suffered broken rib, punctured lung in loss to Jets

The Oakland Raiders may be without rookie receiver Hunter Renfrow for a while, if not the rest of the season, after an injury sustained during Sunday’s loss to New York Jets.

Report: Broken rib, punctured lung

NFL Network reported on Monday that Renfrow has a broken rib and punctured lung; head coach Jon Gruden told media later in the day that Renfrow may be out for the season pending the results of medical testing.

A fifth-round pick out of Clemson, Renfrow was allowed to make the cross-country flight home with his teammates after the game. He made his second start of the season against the Jets and said after the game that he’d taken a big hit early that sidelined him briefly, though he felt as though he’d had the wind knocked out of him.

He returned to the game only to have a defensive player land on him after a third-down conversion in the second half; at that point an official intervened out of concern, and Renfrow didn’t return.

Renfrow has 36 catches for 396 yards and two touchdowns; 23 of his receptions are for first downs.

Gruden said undrafted rookie Keelan Doss, who has only been active for five games thus far, could see more time in the slot.

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