Robert Griffin III wasn't the only big name to go down in Sunday's NFC wild-card matchup between the Redskins and Seahawks. Seattle lost defensive end Chris Clemons, one of the league's most underrated pass rushers, midway through the third quarter.
On Monday, a league source told CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora that Clemons' MRI revealed a torn ACL, which means his season is over as the Seahawks prepare to face the NFC's top-seeded Falcons this weekend.
Clemons agent, Donal Henderson, blamed the "crappy" FedEx Field conditions on his client's injury.
“It's a shame,” Henderson told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. “He's worked so hard to get there."
In addition to the 11.5 sacks, Clemons had 40 tackles, three forced fumbles, and four passes defended.
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