Las Vegas Raiders defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury he sustained in the second half of Monday night’s win over the Baltimore Ravens, reported on Wednesday. NFL network.
The Raiders pulled Damion Square from the Chicago Bears practice squad on Tuesday, expecting McCoy to be out.
McCoy, a former All-Pro and six-time Pro Bowl selection, signed a one-year, $ 1.25 million contract with the Raiders on August 21 with the goal of returning to the NFL after a year out. of the league. He suffered an ATV injury at training camp in 2020 with the Dallas Cowboys.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected McCoy as the No. 3 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, and he spent nine seasons there. The Bucs released him under a salary cap in May 2019, and he signed a one-year, $ 8 million contract with the Carolina Panthers.
After playing all 16 Panthers games, he signed a three-year, $ 18.3 million contract with Dallas but was released after the injury.
In 140 career games (139 starts), McCoy, 33, has 334 tackles, 153 quarterback hits and 59 1/2 sacks. He also recorded six forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.
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