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Cards’ Week 1 opponent Washington loses expected starting RB Guice

Kristopher Love | 11 August, 2018, 11:12

He told reporters afterward he was fine, but an MRI on Friday revealed the diagnosis.

The injury ends Guice's season before it started. and puts the Redskins run game right back where it ended.

Several scouts had questioned Guice's durability going into the draft.

Guice hyperextended his left knee at LSU last season but was held out of only one game.

Washington took Guice with the 59th overall pick after the running back fell on draft night over concerns about his maturity.

Per NFL's Ian Rapoport, there was hope Guice had only suffered an MCL injury, but the young running back's walk off the plane "was concerning".

In 2012, Adrian Peterson notably returned from the injury and had a career-high 2,097 yards en route to being named the league's MVP.

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