When Tim Hightower poked his helmet into the Redskins’ huddle early in Saturday’s 30-17 preseason victory over the Colts, he was greeted by a curious look from tackle Trent Williams.
“He looked at me surprised, like, ‘What are you doing in here?’” Hightower later said. “Just that alone, that was priceless.”
Indeed, it had been a while since Hightower had joined Washington’s huddle. Eleven regular season games and two exhibition contests, to be exact.
Hightower tore the ACL in his left knee in Week 6 last season and spent the 10 months rehabbing and dreaming about the moment his number would get called in an NFL game again...
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