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Dilfer injures MCL in right knee, out at least a month

Updated: August 13, 2002, 1:33 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Even in the best-case scenario, it appears the Seattle Seahawks will be without Trent Dilfer for the regular-season opener and perhaps the first month of the campaign after the starting quarterback tore the medial collateral ligament in his right knee in a preseason game Saturday night.

League sources confirmed the MCL tear and, while such injuries typically do not require surgery, the normal rehabilitation period is between four and eight weeks. The sources also said initial indications ...

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