Groin injury ends season for Redskins’ RB Portis

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ASHBURN, VA. (AP) - Clinton Portis‘ season has come to an early end for the second year in a row.

Teammates said Wednesday that the Washington Redskins running back was being placed on injured reserve. Coach Mike Shanahan was expected to discuss the move following the team’s practice.

Portis missed five games with a torn left groin, then reaggravated the injury after just five carries in Sunday’s win over Tennessee.

Last year, he missed the last eight games of the season with a severe concussion.

The move could bring an end to Portis‘ career with the Redskins after seven seasons. The 29-year-old back is 77 yards short of 10,000 for his career and 648 yards shy of John Riggins’ franchise record.

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