Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton got a "good prognosis" on the right knee injury he suffered in a loss to Oregon on Thursday and will be week to week, an athletic department spokesman said. ASU did not offer further details of the injury.
Sutton, who is second in the nation in sacks and leads the Sun Devils with 8.5, left Thursday's 43-21 loss on the game's second play from scrimmage. He forced Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota to fumble, setting up an ASU touchdown, but injured his knee on the play.
After getting treatment on the sidelines, Sutton required crutches, and coach Todd Graham did not sound optimistic, even discussing how irreplaceable Sutton is.
"Youre not going to replace someone that's that good," Graham said. "You have to move on and maybe make some adjustments."
Graham admitted to some strategic mistakes during the loss Thursday as he tried to adjust for Sutton's absence. The injury, he said, threw off ASU's entire defensive approach.
"So much of what...