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Old 08-24-2008, 02:12 PM   #46
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Re: Status of Jason Taylor's knee (updated: hyperextended knee)

Jim Zorn has confirmed that an MRI Sunday showed that Jason Taylor suffered only a sprained knee Saturday night in Charlotte.

Jason Reid reports that Taylor, whose knee was hit in a pileup in the second quarter of the Redskins' 47-3 loss, will be out 10 days to two weeks and, Zorn said, the team will proceed cautiously with him. That means that whether he is ready for the opener isn't certain yet. Zorn would prefer, obviously, to have him for the last 15 games rather than the opener.
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Old 08-24-2008, 02:13 PM   #47
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Re: Status of Jason Taylor's knee (updated: hyperextended knee)

RI has him out 10 days to two weeks.
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Old 08-24-2008, 02:15 PM   #48
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10 days takes us up to 9/4 so I guess it will just depend on how fast he heals up.
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Old 08-24-2008, 02:18 PM   #49
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Re: Status of Jason Taylor's knee (updated: hyperextended knee)

That also means we got ten days to get Colt Brennan ready for opening day. HAHA
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Old 08-24-2008, 02:36 PM   #50
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Re: Status of Jason Taylor's knee (updated: hyperextended knee)

This is really good news for JT, Jon Jansen and our team.

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Taylor to Be Out 10 Days to 2 Weeks

Jim Zorn has confirmed that an MRI Sunday showed that Jason Taylor suffered only a sprained knee Saturday night in Charlotte.

Jason Reid reports that Taylor, whose knee was hit in a pileup in the second quarter of the Redskins' 47-3 loss, will be out 10 days to two weeks and, Zorn said, the team will proceed cautiously with him. That means that whether he is ready for the opener isn't certain yet. Zorn would prefer, obviously, to have him for the last 15 games rather than the opener.

That timetable would, though, put Taylor's streak starting 130 regular-season games in jeopary. The injury initially looked serious, with Taylor writhing on the ground and screaming. He limped off the field, however, and was treated briefly on the sideline. Then he was taken to the locker room, where X-rays were negative.

Nothing has change with Jon Jansen, who sprained his foot. He could be out a couple of days, jansen said.
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Huge sigh of relief. We dodged a bullet there (or two!), no doubt. Very good news.
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Wow! That's the best news I've heard in a long, long time.
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Wow! That's the best news I've heard in a long, long time.
Since about 7:29 PM yesterday? (It does seem like an eternity!)
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Re: Status of Jason Taylor's knee (updated: hyperextended knee)

Thank Gibbs! I've been holding it in ever since last night. Now I can finally...:vomit:
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Re: Status of Jason Taylor's knee (updated: hyperextended knee)

The Redskins have something up on their website. Also there is a morning video presser with Coach Zorn on the Redskins website.

Taylor Out 10-14 Days
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Re: Status of Jason Taylor's knee (updated: hyperextended knee)

That's it Jason Taylor is Mr. Fantastic. No doubt about it, only Reed Richards and Jason Taylor could have come out of that pile with no ligament tears. Fantastic news, even if he misses week 1 he will be good to go for week 2 and beyond!
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That's amazing. The injury looked just terrible. Good news for the team and JT.
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Hopefully it's one of those deals that looks much worse than it was. I know from experience that you can get your knee twisted up pretty bad and still be ok. I hope that's the case.
Good call here Matty, props. It definitely looked worse than it was. Great news for the Skins.
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Re: Status of Jason Taylor's knee (updated: hyperextended knee)

How is Jansen not being injured good news. He looks bad.
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How is Jansen not being injured good news. He looks bad.

In Zorn's presser today he said it was a sprained ankle
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