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Report: Redskins’ Kerrigan has knee scoped


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Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and will miss at least part of the team’s Organized Team Activities, according to a report Wednesday.

The procedure is not considered serious, but it’s uncertain how long Kerrigan will be sidelined, reported. He has been bothered by soreness in the knee.

Kerrigan, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, has not missed a game during his four-year career. Last year, he registered a career-best 13 1/2 sacks and five forced fumbles and also was credited with 51 quarterback hurries, according to

The 26-year-old Kerrigan is entering the final year of rookie deal and the team has begun negotiations with him on a new contract.

The Redskins start OTAs next Tuesday and their mandatory minicamp on June 16 in Ashburn, Va.

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