The 24-year-old had an MRI scan after he was withdrawn from the field, revealing a left medial tibial impaction fracture. However, there was relief that the damage wasn't more serious.
"The doctor told me I was going to be out four to eight weeks, but I told him four to six. I'm not tripping. I will bounce back. I'm a soldier," Trevathan said, ESPN reports.
Trevathan led the Broncos with 124 tackles last season and has established himself as a key component of the Denver defense.