Kelly ruptures Achilles tendon

Updated: August 4, 2009, 10:01 AM ET
Associated Press

GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- The Bengals sustained their first significant injury of training camp Monday when tight end Reggie Kelly ruptured his Achilles tendon, a notable setback to an offense that finished last in the NFL.

Kelly hurt his left leg during a morning practice and will have surgery on Wednesday. He is expected to be sidelined for at least six months. It is the first major injury for Kelly, an 11-year veteran who has spent six seasons with Cincinnati.

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