Redskins Officially Rule Phil Taylor Out for Season

WASHINGTON — Redskins coach Jay Gruden formalized Tuesday what we already knew.

Defensive lineman Phil Taylor, Sr. is out for the season after suffering a torn left quad tendon during Sunday’s preseason victory over Cincinnati.

“I feel terrible for Phil because he did a great job of getting himself ready to play,” Gruden told reporters. “He’s in excellent shape. Just an unfortunate injury, but the rest of the guys gotta step up.”

A former first-round pick with the Browns in 2011, Taylor hadn’t played in a regular season game since 2014 due to multiple injuries, and finally appeared back on track after getting a fresh start as an offseason pickup by the Redskins.

Taylor will undergo surgery Wednesday morning.

Follow @ChrisLingebach and @1067TheFan on Twitter

More from Chris Lingebach
Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS DC

D.C. Lottery Live
Follow and Like Us
Eat See Play

Listen Live