Brandon Gibson Injury: Updates on Dolphins WR's Knee, Likely Return Date

Mike ChiariFeatured ColumnistOctober 27, 2013

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Gibson had developed into a reliable red-zone target for quarterback Ryan Tannehill in recent weeks, but the Dolphins had to finish the team's Week 8 game against the New England Patriots without him.

According to Albert Breer of, the knee injury Gibson suffered in the first half against New England is believed to be a torn patellar tendon:

Dolphins WR Brandon Gibson's injury believed to be a torn patella tendon.

— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) October 27, 2013

Per source, the initial diagnosis for Dolphins WR Brandon Gibson is that his knee injury is likely season-ending.

— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) October 27, 2013

Gibson reportedly will undergo surgery on Monday, Oct. 28 and had been placed on IR.


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