Washington QB Ryan Fitzpatrick likely to miss several weeks with hip injury

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The Washington Football Team is going to be without quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for several weeks.

In the Football Team’s season-opening 20-16 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, Fitzpatrick suffered a hip injury. The QB was hit on a pass rush from the Chargers’ Uchenna Nwosu on the play.

A Monday update from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport says that Fitzpatrick is now likely to miss a few games, at least. If it’s the worst-case scenario, the veteran could miss extensive time.

Here’s RapSheet’s explanation of the injury on Good Morning Football:

After leaving the game in the second quarter, Fitzpatrick was replaced by Taylor Heinicke.

Prior to injury, the 38-year-old was 3-for-6 passing for 13 yards. In relief, Heinicke was 11-for-15 for 112 yards with a touchdown.

Washington head coach Ron Rivera will further update Fitzpatrick’s status later on Monday after the referenced MRI by Rapoport.

For the latest updates, visit our friends at Washington Football Wire.

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