COs waived/injured rookie linebacker Drawn white Wednesday. White tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee when he collided with the running back Antonio Gibson during Tuesday’s practice.
White will return to injured reserve after clearing waivers.
“Unfortunately, it’s an ACL tear“Commands coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday, via USA Today’s Bryan Manning. “You could almost call it non-contact. He had his leg planted. stayed in the ground unfortunately. It’s very unfortunate. He will go through the process with the doctors and the team will take care of all his medical needs. He will be on IR.
White released a statement on social media on Wednesday evening.
“Thank you all for the kind messages and support,” he wrote. “I’m incredibly lucky to be surrounded by such great people. This is just another chapter in the book I’m writing. I will come back stronger.
White was one of three undrafted free agent linebackers Washington signed.