Exum injured his leg in Sunday's preseason game and was waived in the days after. Now that he's cleared waivers he was eligible for placement on the IR and may be done for the season.
Exum left Sunday's preseason game against the Chargers with a leg injury and is set to have an X-Ray performed.
Exum appeared to have injured his leg during a kickoff return and was eventually carted off the field to the team's locker room. The severity of the injury remains unclear at this point in time, but we should have a better indication of the specifics once the results of his X-Ray have been released. Exum is expected to start the season as a depth option at safety.
He mostly worked with the second- and third-string defense, but he could work his way into the mix for playing time at strong safety with an impressive showing at training camp. Exum missed time last year with a knee injury and spent the final few weeks on injured reserve with a fractured rib and damaged AC joint. He'll compete with Andrew Sendejo, Michael Griffin, Anthony Harris and 2016 seventh-round draft pick Jayron Kearse.
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