Leon Hall Injury: Updates on Bengals CB's Achilles, Likely Return Date

Rob GoldbergFeatured ColumnistOctober 20, 2013

Sep 22, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall (29) celebrates after intercepting a pass during the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
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Leon Hall was taken out of the Cincinnati Bengals' Week 7 game after suffering an apparent Achilles injury. 

Geoff Hobson of the team's official website provided news of the injury, as well as some context as to what this could mean:

Hall has an Achilles injury and is out

— Geoff Hobson (@GeoffHobsonCin) October 20, 2013

Stunning development for arguably @Bengals' best defensive player. Hall overcame torn Achilles in 2011

— Geoff Hobson (@GeoffHobsonCin) October 20, 2013

Hall did indeed tear his ACL and was officially placed on injured reserve Oct. 29.