Raiders linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski appears to have dodged a serious injury in Sunday’s win over the Panthers.
Kwiatkoski suffered a pectoral injury after playing 22 snaps and recording six tackles. Head coach Jon Gruden said after the game that they were hoping for good news from tests on Monday.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that they got it. Kwiatkoski had an MRI that showed he did not tear the muscle. That injury would have kept him out for the rest of the season, but any absence will be much shorter as a result of the current diagnosis.
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