The Saints’ Cameron Jordan will miss the first game of his ENTIRE CAREER due to injury this week as the defensive end is ruled out against the Rams due to an eye injury.
Saints pass-rusher Cameron Jordan will miss a game through injury for the first time in his 12-year career, as the New Orleans mainstay has been ruled out of Week 11 action with an eye injury.
Jordan suffered from the problem last week against the Steelers and did not practice this week.
Saints head coach Dennis Allen did not provide specific details to journalists but hopes to have Jordan back on the field soon.
Cameron Jordan will miss just the second game of his NFL career on Sunday
The only other game the 33-year-old missed was last season’s opener, due to COVID.
That absence ended a streak of 172 consecutive games for him.
Strangely, Jordan’s ailment isn’t the only eye injury that has occurred this season.
Giants tight end Daniel Bellinger suffered a broken eye socket in Week 7 against the Jaguars.
The Saints will miss Jordan’s rushing skills on Sunday when hosting the Rams
His return timeline was projected to be between two and six weeks, though he has yet to appear in a game since then and has been ruled out for Week 11.
Jordan’s absence is significant for the 3-7 Saints as they will have to figure out how to replace the seven-time Pro Bowler’s production.
He has 112.5 career sacks and has recorded at least 7 in 10 consecutive seasons, the longest streak in the NFL.
He’s 5.5 in 10 games so far this season.