Neild had to be carted off, and after the game, Gruden said that Neild was receiving tests on his knee “even as we speak,” but the full extent of the damage wasn’t immediately available.
Neild missed his second NFL season with a torn ACL in his left knee.
Meanwhile, backup inside linebacker Akeem Jordan left the game with what was believed to be a sprained medial collateral ligament. He was expected to undergo tests on Friday, according to Gruden.
Until Thursday, the Redskins had managed to avoid serious injury in this preseason.
Neild last season appeared in eight games, recording six tackles.
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