Washington Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho has a fractured wrist and will likely need surgery to repair the damage, according to league sources.
The prognosis for Ihenacho is he will likely be out six to eight weeks.
Ihenacho, 26, had won the starting job.
Ihenacho has a previous stint with the Denver Broncos.
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