Texans OLB Duke Ejiofor Suffers Torn ACL

Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that Texans OLB Duke Ejiofor suffered a torn ACL at the end of practice on Friday.

Duke Ejiofor

You can expect the Texans to place Ejiofor on injured reserve in the coming days. 

Ejiofor, 25, was drafted by the Texans in the sixth round out of Wake Forest in 2018. He’s currently in the third year of his four-year deal worth $2.6 million. 

Ejiofor was placed on injured reserve last year after he suffered a torn Achilles and missed the entire 2019 season. 

In 2018, Ejiofor appeared in 12 games for the Texans and recorded eight total tackles, one sack, one fumble recovery, and two pass defenses.


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