Washington Redskins starting running back Clinton Portis has officially been ruled out by the team and head coach Jim Zorn. The team will go with back-up Ladell Betts as the starter against the Denver Broncos. Portis sustained a concussion in the first quarter against the Atlanta Falcons on a helmet-to-helmet hit last week. He exited the game after reportedly being knocked unconscious, and did not return. The team is giving him the week off as a precautionary measure, as they have a capable running back to step in, they donÆt want to risk further damage to their star player. á Fantasy Perspective : Betts is a quality back and should be able to provide you with decent RB2 numbers this week, despite facing the normally tough Denver run-defense. The Broncos gave up 150-plus yards and a tou ...
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