Derrius Guice to miss 2018 season with torn ACL

Chris Lingebach
August 10, 2018 - 2:50 pm

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports


While it appeared good news was on the way, the story of Derrius Guice has taken a turn for the worse.

Guice tore his ACL in Thursday's preseason opener against New England and will miss the entire 2018 season, the Redskins announced. The team also announced a torn ACL for tight end Manasseh Garner, who will also miss the 2018 season.

An earlier report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Network indicated Guice had only sprained his MCL, but was still awaiting MRI results.

Guice sustained the injury at the end of a nifty 34-yard run, which was called back on a holding penalty, in the final minutes of the first quarter. After being removed from the game, he remained on the sideline, knee wrapped, signaling potentially good news.

Guice was even in good spirits after the game, calming fans with an "all is well" after being asked in the locker room if his knee was good.

It brings Guice's season to an abrupt end before it even got going, postponing the promise of the 59th overall pick for another year.

The news was first reported by Kimberly A. Martin of The Post.

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