Sport

Former Second Round Pick Trent Murphy Suffers Torn ACL, Out For Season

Former Second Round Pick Trent Murphy Suffers Torn ACL, Out For Season”

Miami Dolphins rookie linebacker Raekown McMillan and Washington Redskins outside linebacker Trent Murphy reportedly suffered season-ending knee injuries during their teams' preseason openers Thursday night.

According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, Murphy will serve his four game suspension while on Injured Reserve. "It's unfortunate, you know, just wrong place at the wrong time".

Murphy was already slated to miss the first four games of the season after being suspended for violating the NFL's PEDs policy.

Murphy, 26, was second on the Redskins with nine sacks past year, trailing only Ryan Kerrigan.

From a big-picture standpoint, however, this is only bad news for a defense that already was a bit thin up front even before Murphy was lost for the season.

The team signed free agent wide receiver Jamari Staples and placed LB Trent Murphy on their Reserve/Injured list.

Staples, 22, played collegiately at UAB and Louisville compiling 40 receptions for 648 yards and five touchdowns in two seasons with UAB.

Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email.



Like this

Latest


13 August 2017
Jets vs. Titans: 5 pregame storylines for New York's preseason opener
NY scored its lone touchdown when Josh McCown connected wtih Charone Peake on a 4-yard touchdown pass in the opening quarter. Anderson, the Jets' presumed No. 1 receiver after the loss of Quincy Enunwa , hauled in the pass at the Titans 2-yard line.

13 August 2017
US F-18 closes Bahrain Airport after "uncomfortable" landing
The incident resulted in the closure of the airport runway for safety reasons for all departing and incoming aircraft. Most flight arrivals on Saturday afternoon were listed as delayed on Manama airport's official website.

13 August 2017
McIlroy Blames "Complete Different" Course After Tough 2nd Round At The PGA
Spieth was happy to get through with a 72 in his quest to become the sixth player to complete the career Grand Slam. STILL IN THE HUNT: With 26 players still trying to finish the second round, 17 players remained under par.

13 August 2017
BidaskClub Downgrades Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRPA) to Strong Sell
Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) share price increased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $50.00. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings by 4.7% in the first quarter.

13 August 2017
Wenger admits triple injury blow ahead of Leicester clash
It can happen in pre-season and anyway, I don't think I would have included him on Friday night. "He wasn't right and he hasn't been right ever since".

13 August 2017
Mourinho confirms: United in talks to bring back Ibrahimovic
Benjamin Mendy is the most expensive member of the most expensive defense ever assembled in world soccer at Manchester City. The Portuguese coach concedes his squad is "similar" to the one he took charge of last season .

13 August 2017
Mets trade Neil Walker to Brewers, per report
Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reported the Brewers and Mets were "close" on a deal sending Walker to Milwaukee. Reyes stepped in and is hitting second against the Phillies' Aaron Nola.

13 August 2017
FTSE ends down as shares hit by US-North Korea tensions
In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 dropped nearly 0.7 per cent to 5,081.92 points compared with the closing level on Thursday. Chipmaker Infineon dropped 1.1% in Frankfurt and luxury fashion retailer Kering slid 1.7% in Paris.

13 August 2017
Jose Mourinho: I won't moan if Man United don't sign another player
Matic normally plays to a certain level (holds his hand up), sometimes a little above that and sometimes a little below. Mourinho has won the domestic league title at the end of his second year in each of his five major management jobs.

13 August 2017
Infiniti Rewrites History With Sinfully Retro Prototype 9 Racer
The philosophy behind its creation also references the "seed of passion" planted during Infiniti's first Japanese Grand Prix. It is reported that he will be an electric auto , and that's all for now.



Recommended