Dalton outshines RG3 as Bengals pull away from Redskins

Associated Press
9/23/2012 7:48:08 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

LANDOVER, Md. -- Redskins starting left tackle Trent Williams was going to have an MRI exam on the injured right knee that kept him out for most of Washington's 38-31 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Williams said he did not fear that the injury was serious. He was hurt on Washington's second play from scrimmage, then did briefly return before leaving the lineup again.

"Just felt it give out on me," said Williams, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2010 draft.

"I could go left. Just had trouble going right," he said. "Didn't really want to risk giving up a big quarterback hit, so just precautionary reasons."

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said cornerbacks Cedric Griffin and Crezdon Butler had hurt hamstrings.

When Williams went down in the first quarter, he covered his face with his hands while trainers examined him on the field. Williams walked over to the sideline, where he was looked at again. He eventually headed to the locker room and was not on the field for Washington's second possession.

"No one plays this game injury-free," Williams said. "It's part of the game. You take the good with the bad."

Jordan Black, who was out of the NFL last year, took over at left tackle while Williams was out. But the starter returned late in the second quarter, before departing again later.

"I don't want any of my guys to get hurt. It's very unfortunate. It's sad," said Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, who wound up getting sacked six times Sunday. "Hopefully it's nothing too serious. ... You can't replace a Trent Williams."

Andy Dalton (Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)


(Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


TSN 1050: The Bryan Hayes Show: Septemeber 2nd - Alex Marvez

Alex Marvez of Fox Sports 1 joins the show to discuss Jim Irsay, Michael Sam, and J.J Watt.

TSN 1050: Game Night: September 1 - Matt Florjancic

WKYC Cleveland's Matt Florjancic joins Andy McNamara and John Letherby on Game Night.

TSN 1050: Game Night: Joe Horrigan - July 30

Pro Football Hall of Fame VP of Communications Joe Horrigan joined Game Night with Jim Tatti & Andy McNamara to talk NFL Hall of Fame Weekend

More Podcasts

NFL on TSN and CTV

Monday, September 15

Philadelphia Eagles at Indianapolis Colts - 7pm et/4pm pt (TSN1, TSN3, TSN4, TSN5)

NFL on TSN Broadcast Schedule

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television