Bills starting right guard Eric Wood is recovering after surgery to repair a broken left leg that was so severely damaged CBS elected against showing replays of the hit.
Bills interim coach Perry Fewell said Monday that the operation to repair two broken bones was performed in Jacksonville on Sunday night, hours after Wood was hurt in an 18-15 loss to the Jaguars. Fewell said travel arrangements had not been completed for the rookie first-round draft pick to return to Buffalo.
Fewell was shaken when recalling how much pain Wood was as he lay on the field, noting "it was not a pretty sight to see."
Wood was hurt early in the fourth quarter when Jaguars defensive tackle Montavious Stanley dived in an attempt to tackle quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Stanley got only a piece of the quarterback, and then landed directly on Wood's lower leg, bending it sideways.
CBS showed the replay once before a commercial break. Upon returning from commercials, the broadcast crew announced no further replays would be shown because of the gruesome nature of the injury.
Wood lay on the field writhing in pain as he was attended to by team trainers, who immediately placed his leg in a protective brace before loading the player on to a cart.
Wood's injury further depletes an already banged-up offensive line that also lost reserve Seth McKinney, who sustained a season-ending knee injury on Sunday, Fewell said. McKinney returned to play after he was initially hurt, but then aggravated the injury.
The Bills (3-7) finished the game with no reserve linemen, so they are expected to bolster their ranks this week in preparing to host Miami on (5-4) on Sunday. Buffalo's line was already young to start the season, featuring two rookies - Wood and left guard Andy Levitre - and second-year left tackle Demetrius Bell, who did play as a rookie last year.
The line is already missing starting left tackle Brad Butler, who sustained a season-ending knee injury in Week 2.
Running back Marshawn Lynch's status is uncertain after he hurt his left shoulder and did not return against Jacksonville. Lynch was hurt in the second quarter, when he lost a fumble and landed on his shoulder.
Fewell would only say that Lynch was feeling better on Monday.
Reserve defensive tackle John McCargo was listed as day to day after hurting his calf.