On Thursday Night Football, Packers running back Kylin Hill was injured while returning a kick. It is now being reported that he will be out for the season with a knee injury. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero was the first to report the news.
#Packers rookie RB Kylin Hill suffered a season-ending knee injury last night, per source. Product of a violent collision on a kick return that also left #Cardinals RB Jonathan Ward with a concussion.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 29, 2021
Hill is a rookie out of Mississippi State who has only played a little out of the backfield and is getting experience returning kicks. On the season, he has 10 rushes for 24 yards. On special teams, he has 199 yards on 10 returns this season.
Arizona Cardinals’ running back Jonathan Ward was also injured on the play after making the tackle on Hill. He is currently in the concussion protocols and missed the rest of the Thursday Night Football game.
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