Wilkins might miss season-opener with rib injury

August 17, 2002
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams receiver Terrence Wilkins could miss up to three weeks and the Sept. 8 season opener because a rib injury, coach Mike Martz said Saturday.

Wilkins was injured in a pileup after returning a punt Friday night in the Rams' 19-17 preseason loss to the Chicago Bears.

``Terrence looks like he'll be out 2-to-3 weeks,'' Martz said. ``In terms of having him for the opener (at Denver), who knows. ... It's an unfortunate deal. It was an accident. Those ...

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