Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins revealed to NFL Network's James Palmer that he played through a Grade 3 AC joint sprain during the second half of Saturday's loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
Hopkins suffered the injury during the first half and couldn't shake anyone's hand with his right arm after the game.
The Texans' superstar told Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle that he won't require surgery.
"It is what it is, it's football. Very difficult," Hopkins said, according to Wilson.
"I'm proud of this team. We'll be back. It is football. They beat us fair and square."
Hopkins finished the contest with five receptions for 37 yards on 10 targets and was largely neutralized by Colts cornerback Pierre Desir.
It's a tough ending to a spectacular season from Hopkins, who was named a first-team All-Pro for the second consecutive year. The wideout recorded 115 receptions for 1,572 yards and 11 touchdowns during the regular season.