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Gruden: DeAngelo Hall has bruised back; injury isn’t serious

DeAngelo Hall AP

As it turns out, Washington cornerback DeAngelo Hall’s back injury was indeed just a bruise.

Coach Jay Gruden said Hall, who suffered the injury in practice on Sunday morning, was “a little sore” after somersaulting and landing on his back. According to Tarik El-Bashir of CSNWashington.com, Hall left the field on a cart.

But it appears all is about as well as could be hoped for the veteran cornerback.

“They carted him off just for the dramatic exit,” Gruden joked to reporters. “He could have walked off, made it a lot easier on me today.”

Hall has started all 16 games in each of the last four seasons for Washington.

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10 Responses to “Gruden: DeAngelo Hall has bruised back; injury isn’t serious”
  1. skinsfan91 says: Aug 10, 2014 6:16 PM

    Yep. Pipe down naysayers.

  2. bubbybrisket says: Aug 10, 2014 6:44 PM

    The Redskins have a suspect secondary.

  3. gromgrimfist says: Aug 10, 2014 7:02 PM

    They carted him off because he damaged his walker in the fall. Hall is old and lost a step not near the DB he used to be. If Washington had anyone else he would be a safety.

  4. daveakl says: Aug 10, 2014 7:21 PM

    Redskins will be ok.

  5. floratiotime says: Aug 10, 2014 7:23 PM

    Kind of ironic to see a dirty player like him hurt his back for a change.

  6. amishninjas says: Aug 10, 2014 8:25 PM

    He’s only 30? This is his 11th season and he played 3 years at VA Tech. 11+3=14

    30-14=16

    Was he a prodigy at VA Tech?

    I know someone will say he turns 31 this year. That’ll still mean he was playing college ball at 17.

  7. skins1970 says: Aug 10, 2014 9:02 PM

    Good to see D Hall’s injury is not serious.

  8. defscottyb says: Aug 10, 2014 9:14 PM

    D Hall: Date of birth: November 19, 1983 (age 30)

  9. n0hopeleft says: Aug 10, 2014 9:56 PM

    Somersaults? I see the redskins are staying true to the circus they hacertainly going on down there.

  10. redskin43 says: Aug 11, 2014 12:57 AM

    Don’t worry we will be all right

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