In the third quarter of the game, Wake, going in to sack Tom Brady, suddenly felt like he couldn't put weight on his foot. He collapsed and stayed on the ground as team doctors looked him over. From the beginning, the team feared it was an Achilles
Cameron Wake tore his Achilles. Out for year. Brutal.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 30, 2015
"I would feel horrible, and I know his teammates would too, if that's the case," Head Coach Dan Campbell said about Wake during his postgame news conference. "We'll see what happens with this. But if you lost a guy like Cam, it would hurt. Not only is he a
The 33-year-old Wake has been a ferocious pass rusher for the Dolphins and has clearly been their best and most important player on the defensive side of the ball. He's been elected to the Pro Bowl from 2012 to 2014.
UPDATE: Cameron Wake left game with an achilles injury. pic.twitter.com/Ri8TirGvBn— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) October 30, 2015
After a slow start to this season, Wake had been back to his elite level, recording nine sacks in three games, including two against Brady on Thursday night.
The saddest part of all is that, given his age and the nature of the injury, we may have seen Cam Wake play for the Dolphins for the last time in his career.