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The youth movement was in full swing Sunday as Leonard Hankerson drew rave reviews for his eight-catch, 106-yard performance in Sunday’s loss to the Miami Dolphins.
However in predictable fashion, disaster struck in the fourth quarter when Hankerson tore his labrum being tackled by a Miami defender.
That’s a crushing blow for a rookie who had steadily improved every week. Hankerson had finally adjusted to the mental and physical grind of the NFL only to suffer a season-ending injury in a breakout effort.
With that news, we’re left scrounging the scrapheap for a positive from Sunday’s game. Fortunately another promising young player managed to turn heads with a standout performance on Sunday.
Perry Riley made his first professional start in place of middle linebacker Rocky McIntosh, recording nine tackles. Four of those were tackles for a loss, making him the first Redskin to have that many in a game since 2001.
Riley’s stellar debut has a redemptive quality about it. The only name h...
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Leonard Hankerson, the rookie wide receiver who had 106 yards on eight receptions Sunday against Miami will spend the rest of the season on injured reserve, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Monday.
Hankerson popped his hip out of joint in the fourth quarter, and tore his labrum. The joint popped back in by itself, Shanahan said, a subluxation of the hip as opposed to a dislocation...
Washington Redskins rookie receiver Leonard Hankerson is out for the year after hurting his right hip in his first NFL 100-yard game.
Hankerson dislocated the hip and tore the labrum in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-9 loss to Miami.
The third-round pick out of Miami was making his second start. He caught eight passes for 106 yards.
He will become the four0th Redskins offensive...
Washington Redskins rookie receiver Leonard Hankerson is out for the year after hurting his right hip in his first NFL 100-yard game. Hankerson dislocated the hip and tore the labrum in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-9 loss to Miami. The third-round pick out of Miami was making his second start.
The Washington Redskins
have placed receiver Leonard Hankerson and defensive end Kedric Golston on
injured reserve and re-signed receiver Donte' Stallworth and defensive end
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Despite the loss, Leonard Hankerson will always remember Sunday's game. The rookie didn't just post a career high in receptions and receiving yards against the Miami Dolphins, but he also returned home for the first time since being selected by the Washington Redskins in the third round ...
Leonard Hankerson figured to provide the Washington Redskins one of few reasons for hope over the final seven games.Not anymore.Washington’s outlook went from bad to worse Monday with news the rookie wide receiver will be placed on the season-ending injured reserve list. He tore the labrum ...
The Redskins employed a bit of trickery in their pregame lineups, waiting until the last minute before announcing that Rex Grossman would start at quarterback in place of John Beck, and linebacker Perry Riley would start in place of Rocky McIntosh.
Both surprise starters had a shaky start on their respective first drives, with Grossman going three-and-out with a sack, and...
The Washington Redskins have placed receiver Leonard Hankerson and defensive end Kedric Golston on injured reserve and re-signed receiver Donte' Stallworth and defensive end Darrion Scott.
Week 10 was a rough one for injuries around the NFL. We’ve already let you know about the biggest injury updates from Monday, from Knowshon Moreno to Matt Cassel to Michael Vick to Rashean Mathis. Here are a few more of the most serious injuries: 1. Redskins rookie receiver Leonard Hankerson is out for the…
When the Redskins were riding high atop the NFC East with a 3-1 record, a large portion of that success was due to the health of their roster. Now on a five game slide, Washington has sent six players to injured reserve in the last month, with the latest coming as casualties of a 20-9 loss to the Miami Dolphins
Before tearing the labrum in his right hip, rookie wideout Leonard Hankerson...
When it comes to former Florida football players, just add sun and watcht them bloom.
Redskins kicker and former Florida State Seminole, Graham Gano, has provided the Redskins with each of the team’s nine points. If not for the deceptive gusts in the stadium’s home plate endzone, the Redskins would actually be ahead midway through the third quarter, 12-10.
Then again, they...