According to ProFootballTalk.com, New York Jets fullback Lex Hilliard is done for the season with a broken scapula.
Jets FB Lex Hilliard will have season-ending surgery to repair a broken scapula, per league source.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 21, 2013
Like me, you must be wondering what the heck is a scapula. Below is from Webster’s Online.
either of a pair of large triangular bones lying one in each dorsal lateral part of the thorax, being the principal bone of the corresponding half of the shoulder girdle, and articulating with the corresponding clavicle or coracoid —called alsoshoulder blade