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Henry Ruggs injures lower leg vs. Panthers, returns in 3rd quarter

The rookie got off to a strong start before injuring his ankle. He appears to be back.

Henry Ruggs III of the Las Vegas Raiders runs after a catch against the Carolina Panthers during the first quarter at Bank of America Stadium on September 13, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

UPDATE: The Raiders announced Henry Ruggs was questionable to return, but he is now back in the huddle during the TV timeout in the third quarter.

The Las Vegas Raiders are getting an impressive performance from wide receiver Henry Ruggs III, but the rookie is currently sidelined with a lower leg injury. It looked like he rolled his left ankle and is currently being looked at on the sideline. He has three receptions for 53 yards, including a long of 45 yards on one.

In video from the game, we see him go down awkwardly and immediately limp the sideline. He has since gone to the locker room to likely get an x-ray.