Will Yoder
Monday October 24th, 2011


Update 3:26 p.m.: Moss will miss 5-7 weeks, according to a tweet from the Washington Redskins' official Twitter account.

Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss will undergo surgery on his broken hand and is scheduled to miss the next three 5-7 weeks, according to reports from ProFootball Talk.

Moss was the Redskins most reliable receiver and his surgery announcement comes on the heels a reported torn ACL for starting running back Tim Hightower, which could leave him sidelined for the rest of the season.

The Redskins had a strong start to the year, reeling off three wins in their first four games, only to post two losses in their past two contests versus the struggling Eagles and Panthers, leaving them at 3-3. Moss, an 11-year-veteran, has posted 284 yards and two touchdowns over his five starts this season.

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