Redskins GM learns player is injured, punches wall, injures himself

Friday July 29th, 2016

An injury to a Redskins player landed Washington general manager Scot McCloughan on the injury report himself. 

Apparently McCloughan became so enraged when he heard that first-round pick Josh Doctson hurt his Achilles tendon that he punched a wall hard enough to injure himself. 

Chris Cooley recounted on his radio show Friday a conversation he had a McCloughan when he saw the GM’s hand bandaged up. 

“I said, ‘What happened to your hand?’” Cooley said, according to the Richmond Dispatch. “He said, when I found out about Doctson—which they thought was going to be much worse, the Doctson injury, apparently it isn't going to be as bad—I punched the wall.”

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Sure enough, McCloughan was spotted wearing a bandage on Friday.

As for Doctson, he told reporters Friday that he felt good while rehabbing. Maybe McCloughan should wait until he has more information before he punches a solid object next time. 

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