IT'S A triple blow for Brisbane on the injury front with Marcus Adams, Cam Ellis-Yolmen and Connor McFadyen set to spend time on the sidelines.
Luckless defender Adams had a foot operation after round one, but scans showed this week that he's suffered a stress reaction and could be out for a further two months.
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"We did a bit of investigation and that's going to take a little bit longer than we thought, so he might be another six to eight weeks just to let that settle," Brisbane's high performance manager Damien Austin said of Adams.
In a cruel blow just a week after performing strongly against Adelaide's Matt Crouch in a scratch match, McFadyen will undergo a knee reconstruction.
"They played a bit of match practice and Connor did his ACL so that's really disappointing for him," Austin said.
"He's been really positive and will have an operation this week."
Midfielder Ellis-Yolmen will not head to New South Wales for the next two games after injuring his calf in the first half against Port Adelaide in round five.
"He's got a strain, it is only minor so that will probably keep him out for the next one to two weeks," Austin said.
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The news is better for skipper Dayne Zorko, who should return from a calf injury.
"He's ticked everything off and we'll probably put him in," Austin said of the captain.
However, Zorko is still carrying some soreness around his Achilles.