ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Football Team, already down their greatest offensive lineman, now will likely be with out their greatest tight finish for at the least 4 weeks.
Washington positioned Logan Thomas on injured reserve Wednesday due to a hamstring harm he suffered within the first quarter of Sunday’s 34-30 win at Atlanta. Based on a supply, the staff expects him to overlook 4 weeks, which might put him again on the sphere for the primary recreation after its bye week — a Nov. 14 matchup vs. Tampa Bay.
In Thomas’s first three video games, he caught 12 passes for 117 yards and two touchdowns. Final season, he caught 72 passes for 670 yards and 6 touchdowns. The previous quarterback’s earlier career-high in catches was 16 in 2019 with Detroit. “That is robust to see Logan go down,” Washington receiver Terry McLaurin stated. “He is an enormous goal even when he is lined. You need to speak about contested catches, even when he is lined he is open.”
Washington signed tight finish Jace Sternberger off Seattle’s observe squad Wednesday. Sternberger caught 12 passes for 114 yards and a landing for Inexperienced Bay final season.
Veteran Ricky Seals-Jones will turn into Washington’s No. 1 tight finish with rookie John Bates because the No. 2. Washington additionally has Sammis Reyes, a former faculty basketball participant from Chile who has by no means performed in a regular-season soccer recreation at any degree.
Seals-Jones has three catches for 38 yards and a landing this season. He has 63 profession receptions. Bates has but to catch a move.
“Logan’s completed an excellent job all through the years and we will miss him,” quarterback Taylor Heinicke stated. “It is Ricky’s flip. He did an excellent job in opposition to Atlanta. You’ve got seen him progress all through camp and this 12 months and making some performs. We really feel very assured in Ricky.”
The offense already will likely be with out veteran guard Brandon Scherff for at the least two weeks with a sprained MCL in his knee. Scherff injured his knee Sunday.
https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/32349698/washington-football-team-te-logan-thomas-expected-miss-four-weeks-hamstring-injury-source-says | Washington Soccer Staff TE Logan Thomas anticipated to overlook 4 weeks with hamstring harm, supply says