Nick Chubb, top running back in the NFL, has suffered a serious knee injury during his team the Cleveland Browns’ week 2 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
He is questionable to return and there are fears that his injury could be season-ending if not career-ending. Nick Chubb was injured in a direct hit by Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick in the second quarter of the Monday night game.
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Fans were shocked, dismayed, angry. One user wrote, “Nick chubbs injury is so bad he tore every ligament and dislocated his knee this could be career ending”
“NAH THIS HIT ON NICK CHUBBS WAS NASTY😷 PRAYING FOR U BRO🙏🏾 #NFL” another wrote.
Fans also sent love and prayers Chubb’s way, calling him “America’s running back.”
A fan tweeted, “With Nick Chubbs history with this knee, it’s hard to see him having prolonged success in the #NFL after this. I truly hope that I am wrong. #Browns #NFLTwitter”
As Minkah Fitzpatrick hit Nick Chubb, both men went down. Chubb could be seen clutching his leg before he was carted to the locker room. So terrible was the injury, that broadcasters refused to show a close-up replay.
Minkah Fitzpatrick also left the field and was spotted on the sidelines.
Nick Chubbs, 27, attended high school in Georgia and was a second round pick by the Browns in the 2018 NFL Draft. Over the course of his NFL career, Chubb’s play has garnered him four Pro Bowl selections.
Chubb, rated one of the best running backs in the game ever, is known for his strong rushing style, speed and durability. He is a key component of the offensive plan for the Browns. He is also very loved among Browns fans and fellow players who praise him for his demeanour, hard work, ethics, and unrelenting dedication.