Former LSU pass-rusher Arden Key injured in Week 5 game, will miss time
Oakland Raiders and former LSU defensive end Arden Key sustained a patellar tendon strain against the Chicago Bears in Week 5. According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, Key will miss a couple weeks.
#Raiders DE Arden Key suffered a strained patellar tendon during the game in London, source said. He’s expected to miss a couple weeks and the team is working out edge players today.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 8, 2019
Fortunately for Key, the Raiders are off this weekend as they travel halfway across the world back from London after beating the Bears, 24-21.
In his second NFL season, Key has one tackle and two quarterback hits this season. He posted 30 combined tackles, including 21 solos and four tackles for loss last year. Key also had 11 quarterback hits and 1.0 sack in 16 games, 10 of which he started in 2018.
Key played at LSY from 2015-17, recording 20 sacks and 129 total tackles in 31 games. His best season came during his sophomore year when he posted 55 total tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 11.0 sacks.