"He was trying to move a trailer or something - move his furniture or something - and the trailer just kind of pinned him against a car or a wall or something," Henry Ruggs Jr. said. "He's pretty much OK, I'm about to go out there and see him in a little bit. It was just like a little open wound on his leg, a little incision. Like something had stuck him right there on his thigh a little bit."
The wound isn't serious, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. However, Ruggs Jr. said his son is on crutches because he can't visit a doctor.
"With this COVID-19 stuff still going on, they wouldn't let anybody in," he said. "He's just having to walk on crutches. Not putting as much pressure on it."
The Raiders declined to comment on the initial rumor in a statement obtained by The Athletic's Vic Tafur: "The Raiders are aware of a report regarding an off-field injury to Henry Ruggs III. Respecting Henry's right to medical privacy, the team will not be commenting on the report."
Ruggs was the 12th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. He was the first receiver chosen in a class that was stacked at the position.
The Alabama product ran the fastest 40-yard time at the NFL combine with a 4.27-second dash. He posted 40 receptions for 746 yards and seven touchdowns with the Crimson Tide in 2019.