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Redskins G Arie Kouandjio to undergo surgery on quad, per report

Redskins G Arie Kouandjio to undergo surgery on quad, per report
Published On: Tue, May 15
Sep 25, 2016; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills tackle Cyrus Kouandjio (71) against the Arizona Cardinals at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Last week we reported that Redskins guard Arie Kouandjio had suffered a quad injury. Now there is a report that he will go under the knife and is likely to be out at least until the early part of the regular season. That timetable will create a roster dilemma for the Redskins.



Ian Rapoport of NFL MediaA said that Kouandjio will have surgery this week to repair a a€œpartially torna€ quad. The recovery will last a€œseveral months.a€



J.P. Finlay of NBC Sports WashingtonA reported last weekA that Kouandjio had been injured. When asked about the report, coach Jay Gruden confirmed that the fourth-year player did indeed sustain an injury.



a€œWea€™re going to get a second opinion on him, check out his quad, his quad tendon, see what happened,a€ said Gruden.



The result of the second opinion and an MRI confirmed the injury and the need for surgery.


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