Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall has a ruptured left Achilles and is done for the season.
The Redskins also lost safety Duke Ihenacho for the year with a left foot injury.
The team placed both players on injured reserve Monday.
Cornerback Chase Minnifield, who starred in high school at Henry Clay and in college at Virginia, was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster.
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Hall and Ihenacho were hurt in Sunday's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Minnifield's father, Frank Minnifield, was a cornerback for the Cleveland Browns from 1984-92. He was a four-time Pro Bowl selection who had 20 career interceptions.
Frank Minnifield also starred at Henry Clay and played in college at Louisville.