Rob Kelley was on his way to a career game vs. the Rams in Los Angeles on Sunday.
But now, it's unclear if the running back will be able to finish it out. UPDATE: Kelley has been declared out.
Rob Kelley is out. Tough break for a good kid— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) September 17, 2017
Kelley left the Week 2 matchup in the second quarter with a rib injury.
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Rob Kelley got crunched in this pile and was slow to get up.— Chad Ryan (@ChadwikoRCC) September 17, 2017
Jogged off the field gingerly a few moments later.#Redskins pic.twitter.com/PqVqH3p2kO
The second-year back had 12 carries for 78 yards in the first half against L.A., and was a big reason why Washington's offense was moving the ball so well.
They thrive when they're balanced, and Kelley was providing that balance.
In his absence, Jay Gruden will rely more on Samaje Perine and Chris Thompson.