(CBS/AP) - Another week of NFL action done, another week of players nursing bruises, scrape and hamstrings. The Washington Redskins may have gotten the worst of it this week. The 'Skins lost wide receiver Santana Moss and running back Tim Hightower in their loss against Carolina. Reports indicate Hightower is done for the season.
Moss broke his left hand in the first half after two catches. The Redskins' most valuable receiver will be out for five to seven weeks for surgery.
In the same game, Hightower hurt his left knee on a 4-yard carry in the third quarter, grabbing at it immediately after being tackled. He was helped off the field while putting almost no weight on the leg, then carted to the locker room from the sideline. CBS Sports reports that Hightower is done for the year with an ACL tear.
Meanwhile, another running back came out of the game with a banged-up knee. Arizona Cardinals' Beanie Wells left Sunday's game against Pittsburgh in the second quarter. The injury was to Wells' right knee, which he had surgery on last year. Reports indicate Wells will only be out for one or two weeks. Wells' first-half performance against the Steelers had put him at 423 yards rushing for the season, more than he gained in all of 2010 when he was slowed by injuries.
Speaking of running backs, Saints RB Mark Ingram is also hurt. Ingram suffered a bruised heel late in New Orlean's shellacking of the Indianapolis Colts. However, the prognosis is good, and Ingram is not expected to miss more than a week if that.