NEW ORLEANS -- Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson suffered a leg injury late in the third quarter against the Saints, causing him to be carted off the field. Thompson, the Redskins' most dynamic player this season, suffered the injury at the end of a third-down run by quarterback Kirk Cousins. Thompson was engaged in a block and had his right leg bend back. An air cast was placed on his right leg before he was helped off the field and loaded onto the cart. Teammates gathered around him as he was lifted up, offering words of encouragement. Cousins also took a heavy hit on the play and received brief treatment from trainers while Washington executed a successful fake punt on fourth-and-1 on its own 15. Cousins came back on the field and led the Redskins on a touchdown drive, hitting Ryan Grant on a 40-yard scoring pass for a 24-13 lead. Thompson entered the game leading Washington in both rushing...


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