Miami Dolphins receiver Jakeem Grant to go on IR with lower leg injury
Posted: 11:30 AM, Nov 19, 2018
STEVEN WINE , AP Sports Writer
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<p>Jakeem Grant #19 of the Miami Dolphins dives for a touchdown after returning a punt 70 yards during the second quarter of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on October 7, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Bobby Ellis/Getty Images)</p>
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jakeem Grant will be placed on injured reserve with a lower leg injury, ending his season.
Grant ranks second in the NFL in both kickoff returns and punt returns. He was hurt in the Dolphins' loss at Green Bay a week ago, and initially the team hoped he might return this year.
Grant ranks fourth on the Dolphins with 21 receptions, including a 52-yard touchdown. He also scored on a 102-yard kickoff return and a 71-yard punt return.
Miami lost another dynamic receiver, Albert Wilson, to a season-ending hip injury in Week 7.
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