Washington Redskins Injuries List
Head Coach of the Washington, Mike Shanahan, said he had never seen anything like the injury wave that hit his Redskins on 21st November 2010 when they played Tennessee Titans in Nashville.
They had several injury problems before the game but that was nothing compared to what happened in the game.
A the end of the game Mike Shanahan said “I’ve been in a lot of football games through the years, not just in the pro level, and I have never had that many guys go down and the team stay together and keep on fighting and find a way to win. It says a lot about our football team. How they handle themselves, how hard they work. … We were able to survive.”
Redskins Injuries – before the game
Already without right guard Artis Hicks who had started every game this season.
He was out with a thigh injury.
Cornerback Carlos Rogers was missing with hamstring injury
Strong safety LaRon Landry was out with an Achilles tendon problem
No. 2 running back Ryan Torain with another hamstring injury
Redskins Injuries – during the warm-up
Washington lost backup running back Chad Simpson in the pre-game warmup with a foot injury.
He was spotted after the game wearing a walking boot – so not trivial.
Redskins Injuries – during the game
Rookie special-teamer Anderson Russell collected a knee injury.
He was injured trying to stop the Titans only touchdown on a punt return.
Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander injured his hamstring in same play!
So that was two out almost immediately.
Early in the second quarter center Casey Rabach left with a knee injury
Rocky McIntosh crashed out with a thigh injury
Reserve guard Derrick Dockery went down with a knee injury
Midway through the second quarter, Clinton Portis re-aggravated his groin injury.
He was just back after tearing his groin in Week 4
Also Santana Moss left the game briefly with a sore hamstring.
Defensive end Kedric Golston was sidelined with a groin injury late in regulation.
Cornerback DeAngelo Hall was hurt in the third quarter but returned before it was over and was instrumental in Washington’s last-ranked defence to keep the Titans out.
Even the trainer got hurt see www.greenfieldreporter.com Duct Taped Redskins
And yet, Washington prevailed 19 -16 in on a 48-yard field goal in overtime from Graham Gano, who had missed earlier from and 47 and 51 yards.
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