Redskins rookie left tackle Trent Williams left the game against the Texans on Sunday after suffering apparent knee and toe injuries. According to Barry Svrulga, the extent of those injuries, and the timeline for Williams' return, is not yet known.
Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said Williams would have an MRI exam to determine the extent of the injury. Williams said he was tested for a tear of his left anterior cruciate ligament on the field and passed. He also left the stadium wearing a walking boot to protect his left toe ...
Williams said he did not know when he would find out whether he would miss any time.
Williams was injured on a play that occurred with just under two minutes to play in regulation, as he was attempting to block Texans defensive end Mario Williams. Trent Williams passed a test that evaluates the ACL while he was still lying on the field, but still had to be helped off the field by members of the training staff.
In his postgame interview with the media, as transcribed by Matt Terl, Williams said he felt pain when the injury occurred, but no pop. Which means it might just be a sprain, as opposed to more serious ligament damage.
Williams will be replaced in the starting lineup by Stephon Heyer, who had been platooning with Jammal Brown at the other tackle spot.
We'll have more updates as they become available.