Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins have placed wide
receiver Leonard Hankerson on injured reserve because of a torn knee ligament.
Hankerson was hurt during last Sunday's game against Philadelphia and tests
revealed a torn lateral collateral ligament in his left knee. He is expected
to undergo surgery.
The 24-year-old Miami-Florida product had 30 catches for 375 yards with three
touchdowns in 10 games this season. He was selected by the Redskins in the
third round of the 2011 draft.
Lance Lewis was elevated from the practice squad to fill the vacant roster
spot. The Redskins also signed wide receiver Josh Bellamy to the practice
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