DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A former Michigan State football player’s NFL career is on hold after an ATV accident in Michigan. Defensive lineman Malik McDowell reportedly suffered facial injuries and a concussion.

He was supposed to have reported to the Seattle Seahawks training camp but remains in Michigan as a precautionary measure, according to the team.

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Addressing the speculation around the injury McDowell took to Twitter to say that his injury “is not life or career threatening as some have speculated.”

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McDowell left Michigan State a year early following last season, and was selected in the second round by the Seahawks.

 

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