Washington Redskins: Déjà Vu For Jonathan Goff With Torn ACL, Jordan Black Signed
ASHBURN, Va. (CBSDC) — It’s déjà vu and a double dose of frustration for Jonathan Goff who was released by the Washington Redskins on Monday.
Head coach Mike Shanahan confirmed the 26-year-old sustained a torn right ACL during Saturday’s practice. It was the same ACL he tore that kept him sidelined last season with the New York Giants.
He will miss the entire 2012 season.
The injury is a back-to-back blow for Goff who recorded 80 tackles and a sack in 16 starts with the Giants in 2010. The fifth-round pick was thought to be an up and coming prospect prior to last season’s injury.
The team signed free agent lineman Jordan Black to take his spot on the roster.
Black (6-5, 305) played collegiately at Notre Dame. He was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth-round of the 2003 NFL Draft.
He has appeared in 80 games with 40 starts in his NFL career. However, his last regular season appearance came in 2010 as a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
He spent last training camp with the New Orleans Saints but was released prior to the regular season.
Black also spent time with the Houston Texans in 2007 and 2008.