Seahawks' Will Dissly Reportedly Has Torn Achilles, Will Miss Season with Injury

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured Columnist

Seattle Seahawks tight end Will Dissly (88) during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
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Seattle Seahawks tight end Will Dissly reportedly has a torn Achilles and will miss the remainder of the season pending an MRI, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

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From NFL Now: The #Seahawks likely lost TE Will Dissly for the season with a torn Achilles, another abrupt end after a promising start. https://t.co/xFLQgjaam1

Dissly was ruled out of Sunday's game after his leg buckled as he turned around to catch a pass from Russell Wilson, per Joe Fann of NBC Sports Northwest.

A fourth-round pick last year, Dissly has emerged as an integral part of the Seahawks offense in 2019. He had been targeted at least four times in each of the past four games and had a season-high 81 yards last week against the Los Angeles Rams.

Dissly was on his way to becoming a star as a rookie in 2018. The 23-year-old had 156 yards and two touchdowns on eight receptions, but his season ended after four games because of a patellar tendon injury in the first quarter of a Sept. 30 game against the Arizona Cardinals.

With Dissly out of action, Luke Willson will take over as Seattle's primary tight end. The Seahawks also have Jacob Hollister, who was promoted to the 53-man roster Saturday.

In six games this season, Dissly leads the Seahawks with four touchdown receptions and ranks third with 27 targets and second with 23 receptions.


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