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Mathis Suffers Torn MCL, Out for Season

Despite a hard-fought win by the Commanders on Sunday, it wasn’t all sunshine. Rookie defensive tackle Phidarian Mathis suffered what appears to be a torn MCL . He will require season-ending surgery and was put on the injury reserve list.

Mathis was chosen 47th overall by Washington in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Mathis was a defensive star at Alabama. He was named a second-team All-American by the AFCA. He was also a team captain. He registered 126 tackles – 16 tackles for loss – and 9.5 sacks during his four-year career.

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The Entire Washington Commanders 2022 NFL Draft Haul

The Washington Commanders went into the 2022 NFL Draft having just six draft selections. They would make eight selections over the weekend, and a strong day on Day 3 would help them fortify a solid 2022 draft haul.

They parlayed their eleventh overall pick, into the sixteenth overall pick and two additional picks. A deal to move down with the New Orleans Saints, netted Washington a third round and a fourth round pick – 98th and 120th overall respectively.

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