Ashburn, VA (Sports Network) - Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan announced Tuesday that nose tackle Chris Neild has a torn ACL.
Shanahan said that Neild will be placed on injured reserve.
"Chris is a fighter, and this is just a setback," Shanahan said.
Neild, who injured his knee Monday, had 10 tackles and two sacks in 16 games as a rookie in 2011.
08/14 16:17:31 ET