Washington Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson out for season


The hits just keep coming for the Washington Redskins, as news out of Washington is that wide out Leonard Hankerson tore his LCL in his left knee and will be placed on the season ending injured reserve.  Hankerson was hurt on a strange play and it was immeadiately recognized to be a serious injury.  Hankerson had 30 receptions, 375 yards, and 3 touchdowns on the season and was the team’s second receiver.  In replacement of Hankerson, the Redskins signed Lance Lewis, a second year player out of East Carolina, off of the practice squad in hopes of filling the void left by Hankerson.

Sep 9, 2013; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (85) breaks the tackle of Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jordan Poyer (33) to score a touchdown during the second half at FedEX Field. The Eagles won 33 – 27. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Shanahan stated earlier in the week that Joshua Morgan will now assume the role of the number two wide receiver.  Washington takes on San Francisco and a tough 49ers defense Sunday at 4.