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Redskins' Neild tears ACL

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