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Confirmed: Tim Hightower Out For Season With Torn ACL!/Redskins/status/128546863967252480

An MRI conducted this morning found that Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower has a torn ACL. He will miss the remainder of the season. The 25-year-old left Sunday’s loss at Carolina with a knee injury after carrying much of the load for the Redskins in the first half.

Hightower responded to his fans via Twitter after hearing the news:!/Tim_Hightower/status/128558918073974785

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With the inexperienced John Beck starting at quarterback for the Washington, the team had been planning to rely on a strong running game. Now veteran running back Ryan Torain and rookie Roy Helu will look to carry some of the load.