Redskins corner Richard Crawford out for season

Washington Redskins cornerback and punt returner Richard Crawford was declared out for the season with a torn lateral collateral ligament and torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

He got hurt returning a punt.

Crawford was the main punt returner for the Redskins and averaged 19.5 yards per return as a rookie last season.

He was drafted in the seventh round last year out of Southern Methodist.

Chris Thompson is among the candidates to replace him and had 48 yards on three returns this weekend.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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