The Buffalo Bills announced this morning that running back Frank Gore has been taken off of the non-football injury (NFI) list. This shift comes at a convenient time for Gore and the Buffalo Bills as New York’s only team begins training camp at St. John Fisher College today.
Frank Gore was added to the list just three days ago on July 22 in a group of moves that added Tyler Kroft and Jeremiah Sirles to the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Since that time, Jeremiah Sirles has been placed on injured reserve. With Tyler Kroft’s situation already well-established that leaves Frank Gore as the only mystery. It’s still unknown what injury Frank Gore had sustained that prompted the NFI designation.
At the time, John Wawrow cited sources with knowledge of the situation indicating it was “minor.” It would appear that Wawrow’s sources were accurate based on how quickly Gore was removed from the list. The original move was likely a precaution for the veteran.
With training camp under way, the NFI designation can no longer be used, but labels aside let’s all pull for an injury-free camp.