....new quarterback Brian Robinson Jr. was wounded multiple times as the victim of a prank burglary, as per NFL Media and NBC Sports Washington.
According to ESPN, a draft pick in the third round from Alabama during the season, Robinson is in stable medical condition, ....
.....with non-life-threatening injuries sustained following an apparent attempt to carjack. .
A 23-year-old Robinson is in hospital after at least two shots struck his lower body during the attempted robbery, as per Tom Pelissero. The immediate future of his on-field career is not clear.
The Commanders issued their statement: We've been informed that Brian Robinson Jr. was the victim of an attempted armed robbery or carjacking in Washington, D.C.
Brian suffered injuries that are not life-threatening and is receiving treatment at the hospital, .... .
... where team members are present with the patient. We would like you to be respectful of Brian's privacy for the moment.
Robinson has emerged as the front-runner to win Washington's top running position, despite the incumbent Antonio Gibson coming off a 1,000-yard campaign.
He played 16 times in the Commanders the first two preseason matches, and he shifted along with Gibson as the team's primary ball-carrier through training camp.
At the very minimum, it was anticipated that he would start 2022 as a regular supplement to Gibson in the pass-and-run game.