PHILADELPHIA — Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy fractured the lower half of his proper fibula Monday evening, ensuing in Mark Sanchez taking up in solely his second sport with the franchise.
McCoy will miss the remaining of the season, Jay Gruden confirmed to ESPN’s Lisa Salters.
McCoy injured the leg on a scramble on the ultimate play of the primary quarter. His leg whipped over as he was being tackled and hit Eagles security Malcolm Jenkins. McCoy completed the ultimate two performs of the collection, and with the protection on the sector, he walked round on the sideline and was then escorted to the locker room.
On Sanchez’s first play from scrimmage, he handed off to working again Adrian Peterson, who took the ball 90 yards for a landing.
Redskins president Bruce Allen mentioned the staff carried out its personal inquiry into linebacker Reuben Foster, and that led them to imagine that there is extra to his story than has been reported, in accordance to Monday Evening Soccer’s Lisa Salters.
McCoy’s harm left Sanchez as Washington’s solely quarterback. The Redskins signed him after starter Alex Smith broke his leg in Week 11 and was misplaced for the season. Sanchez had not performed in a sport because the 2016 season finale, when he accomplished 9 of 17 passes for 85 yards and two interceptions in a 27-13 loss to the Eagles.
The Redskins signed Sanchez in half as a result of Kevin O’Connell, their passing sport coordinator/quarterbacks coach, and offensive coordinator Matt Cavanaugh each have been with him in New York. O’Connell performed with him. Redskins offensive line coach Invoice Callahan additionally was on that employees.
The Redskins felt their familiarity with Sanchez would ease his transition. In addition they favored that he was Four-2 in playoff video games, giving him expertise in tense conditions.