Washington Commanders defensive tackle Phidarian Mathis is out for the entire 2022-2023 season. A knee injury suffered during Week 1’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars is what will sideline him. He reportedly has a torn meniscus.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported the news via Twitter on Monday.
The 24-year-old Mathis was drafted in the 2022 NFL Draft out of the University of Alabama. He was a member of the 2020 CFP National Championship team while there. In that season, he had 31 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
His rookie season in the NFL is cut short after less than a full game. Reportedly, he will make a full recovery in time for the 2023 NFL season. He was carted off in the game.
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