Kyle Allen injury brings Alex Smith off bench as Washington QB
Washington Soccer Staff quarterback Kyle Allen was carted off the enjoying floor of FedEx Area following a play wherein New York Giants security Julius Peppers wound up on the bottom and whipped his proper leg into Allen’s left ankle.
The damage occurred with 1:08 left within the second quarter and the Giants main 10-0. Peppers was flagged for an pointless roughness penalty.
Allen was dominated out for the rest of the sport.
Backup Alex Smith, who suffered his personal grotesque leg damage at FedEx Area in November 2018, changed Allen at quarterback. It was Smith’s second look of the season, as he accomplished 9 of 17 passes for 37 yards towards the Los Angeles Rams on Oct. 11. He accomplished each of his first two makes an attempt for a complete of six yards and Washington settled for a Dustin Hopkins 48-yard subject aim to make it 10-3.
Dwayne Haskins started the season as Washington’s beginning quarterback. Coach Ron Rivera pulled the plug on final 12 months’s first spherical choose after the group’s 1-3 begin, selling the undrafted Allen, who began 12 video games for Rivera with the Carolina Panthers in 2019 and one sport the 12 months earlier than that.
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