Deuce McAllister's 2007 NFL campaign lasted just three games. The New Orleans Saints say the veteran running back will miss the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury in the second quarter of last night's 31-14 loss to visiting Tennessee.
McAllister says an MRI exam today confirms his worst fears: He tore his left anterior cruciate ligament.
McAllister says he could "feel it just kind of giving way a little bit" while walking back to the locker room. He says it's reminiscent of how he felt in 2005 when he tore his right ACL five games into the season.
After reconstructive surgery, McAllister returned to rush for 1,057 yards in 2006, helping the Saints to the NFC South title and starring in their playoff victory over Philadelphia.