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The Seattle Seahawks solving 29 years of road futility in the playoffs came with a downside.
Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Monday that defensive end Chris Clemons suffered a torn ACL and torn meniscus in his left knee and will be lost for the rest of the playoffs. Clemons was injured in the third quarter of Sunday's 24-14 win over Washington, the Seahawks' first postseason road win since Dec. 31, 1983.
Clemons was hurt when it appeared his cleat got stuck in the turf at FedEx Field. An MRI on Monday confirmed the injury. He will need surgery.
Players were not available at the Seahawks facility, but Clemons tweeted that he appreciated support from the fans.
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Washington Redskins and advance to the Divisional round of the NFC playoffs,
they lost top pass rusher Chris Clemons in the process. While Clemons has been
diagnosed with a knee injury, the Seahawks fear that it’s severe and possibly
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According to Jason La Canfora, the Seattle Seahawks fear that DE Chris Clemons suffered an ACL tear during Sunday’s win over Washington.
La Canfora adds that Clemons will undergo an MRI on Monday, but it seems very likely that his 2012 season is over.
Clemons was the only player to suffer a knee injury on Sunday due to the poor field conditions. Head coach Pete Carroll mentioned...
Seahawks defensive end Chris Clemons is out for the year after tearing his ACL Sunday at Washington.Fantasy Spin:Clemons also suffered a torn meniscus. Coach Pete Carroll suggested that the poor field conditions at Fed Ex Field on Sunday may have contributed to Clemons' injury. Bruce Irvin is expected to fill in at defensive end Saturday in Atlanta.
As reported by Jason La Canfora via twitter, reports have come out of a possible ACL tear for pass rusher Chris Clemons.
Clemons cleat was caught on the muddy uprooted surface of Fedex field and he suffered leg swelling and ‘looseness’ of his joints. Clemons has the quote ‘telltale signs of (an injured) ACL’. An MRI has been scheduled for tomorrow morning.
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The Seattle Seahawks will face their divisional-round playoff
battle at Atlanta without their top pass rusher, as defensive end
Chris Clemons has a torn ACL, according to reports.
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