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Cardinals vs. Lions results: Larry Fitzgerald suffers reported MCL injury, Troy Niklas re-injures ankle

Some info on injuries after the team's win.

Christian Petersen

The Arizona Cardinals got a win, but they also suffered some injuries.

The most notable was receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who suffered a knee injury in the first half. He left to the locker room but returned and played the second half. He had two catches for 33 yards, including the catch that gave Arizona a first down at the two-minute warning on third down, allowing them to run the clock out on three kneeldowns to seal the win.

According to ESPN's Ed Werder, Fitzgerald will have an MRI to ensure the knee injury is not serious. He said it was an MCL injury.

Head coach Bruce Arians said the team "would see how sore he is on Monday."

Fitzgerald believes it is something he can play through for the rest of the season.

Rookie tight end Troy Niklas also was injured again. "He re-injured the same high ankle sprain" that kept him out of multiple games, "so we'll wait and see on that."

Niklas was getting more playing  time, too. He had a reception, but was also given looks as the lone tight end in the game for a few plays.

He has had an injury-riddled first year in the NFL.

He entered offseason workouts on the sideline after having surgery to repair a sports hernia. Then, in his first practice, he broke a finger. He suffered a high ankle sprain earlier in the season and now has re-injured it.

Defensive lineman Tommy Kelly also appeared to get hurt at one point in the game. Kelly "was fine," according to Arians.

Running back Andre Ellington was out of the game for a bit and appeared to leave the field hurt, but there was no report given by the team during the game, nor was there anything said after the game.

Running back Robert Hughes was seen on the training table on the sideline getting his leg looked at, but he returned to the game.

We will here more about injuries Monday afternoon when Arians addresses the media.