Injuries a concern for Notre Dame's Fighting Irish ahead of Midshipmen game
By: Jason O'Mahony | Published Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 7:18 PM | Updated Sunday, August 4, 2013, 5:04 AM
|Lewis-Moore's injury - trouble for a young DL vs Navy|
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Senior defensive end Kapron Lewis-Moore will miss the rest of the season with a detached medial collateral ligament, Irish coach Brian Kelly announced at a press conference Tuesday afternoon.
The injury severely hampers Notre Dame’s defensive front against a Navy team, next Saturday, that manhandled the Irish in the trenches in a 35-17 upset last year.
The Defensive line will now have to operate with almost entirely first-year players against the demanding triple option offense of the Midshipmen.
Senior defensive end Ethan Johnson, who has missed the last two games, will only be healthy enough for a limited amount of snaps.
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