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Commanders' Cole Turner: Missing time with injury
Turner (hamstring) will not participate in Saturday's practice, Ben Standig of The Athletic reports.
The 2022 fifth-round pick evidently suffered a hamstring injury during Friday's practice. While the injury isn't expected to be serious, Turner had been benefitting from the absence of expected starter Logan Thomas (knee), who continues to rehab from a torn ACL suffered back in December. Any missed practice time likely will give opportunities to the likes of Sammis Reyes, Curtis Hodges and Armani Rogers, who are all competing with Turner for one of the final spots on the 53-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Cole Turner: Big target lands with Washington
The Commanders selected Turner in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, 149th overall.
Turner broke out as a junior at Nevada when he finished second on the team with 605 receiving yards while tying with Romeo Doubs, who was picked by the Packers in the fourth round, for a team-high nine receiving touchdowns. The former's athleticism is his limiting factor, as his 4.76 40-yard dash is average and his 27-inch vertical is putrid, but he has steady hands and good body control. He'll add depth at tight end for the Commanders as Logan Thomas recovers from a torn ACL. Turner will battle 2021 fourth-round pick John Bates for the No. 2 role if Thomas is healthy for training camp.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-6, 240 lbs|
|Birthplace: Clackamas, OR|