Former LSU star Derrius Guice, who was drafted in the second round by the Washington Redskins this past April, made his NFL debut on Thursday night. Guice looked great in limited action, but he also suffered an injury that had Redskins fans holding their breath.
The injury appears to have come on one of his final runs of the team's preseason game against the Patriots. Guice was walking with a limp on the sideline and needed to be evaluated by team doctors.
Friday morning, the Redskins announced that the "initial diagnosis" for Guice is a sprained MCL. But they're going to do an MRI to confirm the diagnosis and make sure there aren't any tears.
Guice rushed for 19 yards on six carries, but he had one huge play that was called back. He has Redskins fans excited.
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport was the first to report the update.
Here are the two plays Guice could have been injured on. Both are impressive.
Guice was trending towards being a first round pick ahead of last year's draft, but character concerns pushed him into the second round. He's one of the most talented running backs in the class.
We'll keep you updated on his status moving forward.