Redskins LB Kerrigan to overlook first sport of NFL profession


FILE PHOTO: Aug 22, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; Washington Redskins outdoors linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) talks to followers earlier than a sport in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Necessary Credit score: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports activities

Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan will miss the primary sport of his NFL profession this weekend, interim coach Invoice Callahan introduced Friday.

Kerrigan, who has began in 139 consecutive regular-season video games, has been dominated out of Sunday’s highway tilt in opposition to the Carolina Panthers (5-6) resulting from a concussion.

The 31-year-old Kerrigan has collected 24 tackles, four.5 sacks and a compelled fumble this season in 11 video games for the Redskins (2-9).

Kerrigan has recorded 435 tackles, sacks, 26 compelled fumbles and three interceptions since being chosen by Washington with the 16th total decide of the 2011 NFL Draft.

The Redskins additionally dominated out vast receiver Paul Richardson, who’s nursing a hamstring harm.

—Area Stage Media