Kelsay's ankle in a boot; two other defenders hurt

The hits just keep on coming for Buffalo's defense when it comes to injuries. Chris Kelsay appears to have the most serious injury coming out of the Jacksonville game.

"Chris Kelsay the ankle is pretty sore and he's in a boot and that one… we may not know for a number of days," said head coach Dick Jauron.

The defensive end was hurt just after the two-minute warning in the second quarter as he appeared to get tangled up with fellow defensive lineman Kyle Williams while pursuing from the back side of a Fred Taylor running play.

Kelsay went down wincing and grabbed his ankle. He tried to get to his feet and get off the field knowing his injury would cost the team a timeout with under two minutes left in the half, but he quickly went back down to the turf. Supporting his body weight on his left ankle was too painful as he pounded his fist on the turf.

Jauron said what's keeping them from accurately determining the extent of the damage to Kelsay's ankle is bruising and swelling.

"I believe there's a bone bruise or bruising involved too so it would be combination of those two things," Jauron said. "He had this similar injury four or five weeks ago and he came back pretty quickly from it. We're a little less optimistic this time. Our trainers believe it's a little more severe."

As of Monday afternoon no MRI was scheduled.

"I think right now it's more a matter of time and how it responds," said Jauron.

Kelsay has never missed a game in his NFL career appearing in 75 straight games.

Denney, Wire also injured
Coy Wire suffered a neck stinger in the game Sunday and also did not return. The reserve linebacker and special teams ace had numbness on the entire right side of his body as a result of the injury.

"Coy is still feeling that stinger some today," said Jauron. "We think it will get better as we move along."

Wire was seen in the locker room Monday walking without any noticeable impairment.

Meanwhile Ryan Denney took a shot to his surgically repaired foot in the game, but should be okay by Sunday.

"The foot is just sore," said Jauron. "I don't know that he'll be able to do much on Wednesday, but we'll see."

Thomas and Walker dinged on offense
Anthony Thomas suffered a strained calf which limited him to third downs late in the game. Jauron is hopeful he'll be able to go Sunday. Langston Walker suffered an elbow injury, but is expected to be fine by the end of the week.

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