Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/14/14

SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 12: Defensive end Chris Clemons of the Seattle Seahawks encourages the cheering crowd during the NFL season opener against the San Francisco 49ers at Qwest Field on September 12, 2010 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
The Seattle Seahawks will be without defensive lineman Chris Clemons for the remainder of the playoffs, as the pass rusher has been diagnosed with a torn ACL and meniscus in his knee, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. #Seahawks DE Chris Clemons does have a torn ACL & meniscus, I'm told. Appointment with Dr. James Andrews Monday. Swelling not bad at least — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 7, 2013 Rapoport adds that Clemons met with Dr. James Andrews Monday. The defensive lineman’s swelling is “not bat,” according to Rapoport, meaning he could undergo surgery sooner than later to repair his injuries. The Seahawks feared the worst regarding Clemons following their win over the Washington Redskins Sunday night. The team diagnosed him with a knee injury, but they feared he was dealing with a torn ACL. Now that he’s been diagnosed, Clemons’ season is over. However, depending on when he is able to undergo surgery and the timetable for return that results will determine how much, if any, of the 2013 season he will be forced to miss due to the injury. Clemons led the Seahawks with 11.5 sacks this season and will certainly be missed as they continue their playoff run. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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