The Washington Redskins received some tough news regarding their talented rookie.
It was reported on Wednesday that Allen will miss the rest of the 2017 season after suffering a Lisfranc injury against the San Francisco 49ers.
Allen was drafted by Washington in the first round of this year’s NFL Draft to improve the defensive front. Losing Allen will be a big loss for the Redskins moving forward. He had seven total tackles and a sack while starting in the first five games of the season.
John Keim shared the report on Twitter:
Redskins defensive lineman Jonathan Allen will miss the rest of the season, a source said. Allen suffered a… https://t.co/gVJ57JpSxO
— John Keim (@john_keim) October 18, 2017
Allen put together a remarkable career over four years with Alabama. He finished his career with 152 total tackles, 44.5 TFL, and 28 sacks. He finished his career second on Alabama’s all-time list for sacks.
The Tide won the 2015 National Championship and made three straight trips to the College Football Playoff (2014-2016) during Allen’s time with the team.