Ryan Kerrigan exits with a concussion in the fourth quarter vs. Lions


The Redskins defense suffered a tough blow late in the fourth quarter, as linebacker and captain Ryan Kerrigan was forced to exit the game with a concussion.

Kerrigan suffered the injury on a helmet-to-helmet collision with Lions tight end Logan Thomas. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game.

Since entering the NFL in 2011, Kerrigan has never missed a game.

The linebacker has made 139 consecutive starts for the Burgundy and Gold. He's one of three players in the NFL to have never missed a game since 2011, with the other two being cornerback Brandon Carr and quarterback Philip Rivers.

Prior to leaving Sunday's contest, he was credited with a half-sack, marking his 89th career sack. He remains just 1.5 sacks short of Dexter Manley for the Redskins' all-time lead.