Dustin Keller tears three ligaments, dislocates knee in Dolphins loss to Houston

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller was carted off the field last night with a horrible looking knee injury. Today, we find out how horrible it was.

Last night, the Miami Dolphins saw starting tight end Dustin Keller carted off the field after a devastating knee injury.  Keller was out in the flat when quarterback Ryan Tannehill dumped a second quarter pass to him.  As he tried to make the reception, Texans cornerback D.J. Swearinger broke up the pass, but hit Keller in the knee.  Keller immediately crumpled to the ground and was clearly in pain.

Keller was taken to the hospital from the locker room during the game, where he was given an MRI.  Today, the results of the MRI came back, with ESPN's Adam Schefter reporting that Keller has torn his ACL, MCL, and PCL, as well as dislocated his knee.

The Dolphins signed Keller to a one year contract this season, bringing him to Miami from their AFC East rivals, the New York Jets.

Currently, Miami has Charles Clay, Michael Egnew, rookie Dion Sims, and Kyle Miller on the roster at the position.  The team is reportedly already asking about available tight ends.

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