An elbow injury sustained during the final exhibition against the Seattle Seahawks. One that didn’t stop him from finishing the game but which a MRI later revealed to be a ligament problem. Peterman is expected to have recovered sometime aruond the mid season point. This explains the signing of Kizer, who the team will now need to get upto speed with their offence quickly.
Isaiah Johnson, rookie cornerback, was placed on IR due to a facial injury and Gruden hopes that he will to return week 8.
Josh Mauro, the defensive end that was cut to make room for Kizer, was resigned following the moves. Along with the special teams captain from last year and somewhat surprising cut, Kyle Wilber.
Update: Johnson’s facial injury came about as a result of a collision between him and teammate Marquel Lee causing the fracturing of the right side of his face.