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Redskins LB Junior Galette Suffers Achilles Injury At Practice

ESPN 980 Redskins Insider Craig Hoffman confirms the worst – LB Junior Galette has suffered a torn achilles and is out for the season. 

Junior-Galette-Practice1-625x457AUDIO >>> ESPN 980 Redskins Insider Craig Hoffman confirms Junior Galette is out for the season

Galette faces a six-to-eight month rehabilitation, a source told ESPN.com’s John Keim.

Redskins coach Jay Gruden didn’t confirm the Achilles tear but told reporters earlier Wednesday that Galette suffered a left ankle/foot injury.

“I’m very concerned,” Gruden said.

Galette, 27, was released by the New Orleans Saints earlier this summer, less than a year after they signed him to an extension worth up to $41 million.  (More at ESPN.com)

Additional AUDIO

Jay Gruden describes how Galette went down in practice

Teammate and friend Terrance Knighton reacts to Junior Galette’s season-ending injury

Preston Smith talks about the “Next Man Up” approach – and picking up the slack now that Galette is out.

Kirk Cousins gives his ‘next man up’ outlook to injuries

(AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

 

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