The Denver Broncos have confirmed wide receiver Brandon Marshall has sustained serious injuries to his right forearm.
Some reports say he was injured when he slipped a on fast-food bad was vacationing at a resort with his family, several months ago.
The Broncos say he sustained lacerations to one artery, one vein, one nerve two tendons and three muscles. He described his injury as a little cut on his arm.
The injuries have been repaired but his injures still need to heal for six weeks, after that he will have to go through rehabilitation which could take several months.
There have also reports that Marshall told the team he was wrestling with family members when he got hurt.