The Insider: Injuries


Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Kerrigan to have arthroscopic surgery on left knee

Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan said that he will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to repair a torn lateral meniscus. A date for the surgery has yet to be determined, Kerrigan said on Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  12:35 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, outside linebackers, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 12/27/2013

Brian Orakpo remains unsure if he’ll play in Sunday’s finale

Redskins linebacker, listed as questionable with groin injury, says he’s had ‘a very productive year’ individually heading into free agency.

By Mark Maske  |  03:01 PM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, contracts, Injuries, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 17

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 12/26/2013

Orakpo misses practice with groin injury

Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo missed Thursday’s practice with the groin injury that he suffered in last Sunday’s game.

By Mike Jones  |  02:55 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Injuries, Jim Haslett, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Giants, video, Week 17

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Nick Barnett tears MCL, Orakpo day-to-day with groin strain

Linebacker Nick Barnett will miss the final game of the season after tearing the medial collateral ligament in his left knee. Meanwhile, outside linebacker Brian Orakpo is day-to-day with a groin strain.

By Mike Jones  |  05:20 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Injuries, inside linebackers, Nick Barnett, outside linebackers, practice squad, Week 17

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Jordan Reed won’t play again this season, Redskins announce

Rookie tight end will end up missing final six games of the season after suffering a concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  03:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Concussions, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Cowboys, tight ends, Week 16

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 12/17/2013

Redskins mailbag: Cousins’s value, Shanahan’s to blame and future coach candidates

Who’s to blame for the mess, who should replace Mike Shanahan as coach and how much could Washington get in a trade for Kirk Cousins? Mike Jones answers all of these in this week’s Mailbag.

By Mike Jones  |  12:33 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Injuries, Kirk Cousins, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Week 16

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 12/16/2013

Jordan Reed still suffering from headaches, according to Mike Shanahan

Tight end has missed four games since suffering a concussion nearly a month ago.

By Mark Maske  |  04:29 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Concussions, Injuries, Jordan Reed, tight ends, video, Week 16

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 12/15/2013

Trent Williams suffers ‘light’ knee sprain, but finishes game

Redskins left tackle Trent Williams said he suffered a “light” sprain to his right knee early in the second quarter of his team’s 27-26 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

By Mike Jones  |  07:48 PM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Falcons, Trent Williams, Week 15

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Mike Shanahan says Jordan Reed not ruled out for rest of season

Tight end appears likely to miss fourth straight game since suffering concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  03:48 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Jordan Reed, tight ends, Week 15

Posted at 07:26 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Jordan Reed misses another practice, still being tested for concussion symptoms

Washington Redskins rookie tight end Jordan Reed missed another day of practice and continues to undergo testing for ongoing headaches which are believed to be in relation to a headache he suffered four weeks ago, coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  07:26 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Jordan Reed, Redskins vs. Falcons, tight ends, Week 15

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Carriker’s quest to return officially comes to an end

Adam Carriker’s practice evaluation window officially expired on Tuesday, ending his quest to return to action this season.

By Mike Jones  |  01:15 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries, Week 15

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Evan Royster headed for IR with high-ankle sprain

The Redskins will place third-year running back Evan Royster on season-ending injured reserve with a high ankle sprain.

By Mike Jones  |  06:37 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evan Royster, Injuries, Running backs, Week 15

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 12/08/2013

Redskins inactives: Reed, Young, Meriweather all sidelined

The Redskins will be without starters Brandon Meriweather, Darrel Young and rookie tight end Jordan Reed versus the Chiefs.

By Mike Jones  |  11:55 AM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Brandon Meriweather, Chase Minnifield, Darrel Young, inactives, Injuries, Jordan Reed, josh leribeus, Redskins vs. Chiefs, Rex Grossman, Week 14

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Redskins injury report: Trent Williams practices fully

Left tackle had sat out Redskins’ practice Wednesday because of bruised foot.

By Mark Maske  |  05:16 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Darrel Young, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Niles Paul, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Chiefs, Trent Williams, Week 14

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 12/05/2013

London Fletcher on course to play 253rd straight game

Linebacker practices fully Thursday after suffering sprained left ankle late in Giants game and being limited in Wednesday’s practice.

By Mark Maske  |  04:00 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Jim Haslett, London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Chiefs, Week 14

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Jordan Reed in the ‘same place as last week’

Rookie tight end has missed two games since suffering concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Jordan Reed, tight ends, Week 14

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Redskins place Maurice Hurt on injured reserve

The Redskins placed guard/tackle Maurice Hurt on injured reserve, ending his quest to return to action this season.

By Mike Jones  |  05:40 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Maurice Hurt, Offensive line, Roster, Roster moves, Week 14

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Stephen Bowen has microfracture surgery

Defensive Stephen Bowen had microfracture surgery on his right knee Tuesday night and now faces a six-month recovery time, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  05:20 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Injuries, Stephen Bowen, Week 14

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Redskins injury report: Trent Williams, three others miss practice

Starting left tackle Trent Williams missed Wednesday’s practice with a foot contusion, but said that he hopes to play on Sunday when the Redskins host the Kansas City Chiefs.

By Mike Jones  |  05:05 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Darrel Young, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Jordan Reed, London Fletcher, Reed Doughty, Trent Williams, Week 14

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Severity of London Fletcher’s ankle sprain not yet clear

Linebacker has played in 252 straight regular season games.

By Mark Maske  |  05:53 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, inside linebackers, Jordan Reed, London Fletcher, Niles Paul, Reed Doughty, Week 14

Posted at 02:15 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Doughty suffers concussion, Hall and Fletcher injured as well

Safety Reed Doughty left Sunday night’s game after suffering a concussion, and his status for the immediate future remains uncertain.

By Mike Jones  |  02:15 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Giants, Reed Doughty, video, Week 13

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 11/29/2013

Darrel Young’s playing status remains unclear

The fullback practices but takes “just a few reps,” according to Coach Mike Shanahan.

By Mark Maske  |  03:20 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young, Injuries, Injury report, Redskins injuries, Redskins vs. Giants

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Stephen Bowen done for season, facing microfracture surgery

Washington Redskins defensive end Stephen Bowen will miss the remainder of the season with what is believed to be cartilage damage that will require microfracture surgery to repair, coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  03:58 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Baker, cornerbacks, defensive line, Injuries, Roster, Roster moves, Stephen Bowen, Week 13, Wide Receivers

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 11/23/2013

Jordan Reed ruled out for Redskins-49ers game on Monday night

A concussion suffered last week will sideline the tight end, whose absence creates an opportunity for Fred Davis.

By Mike Jones  |  04:59 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inactives, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Redskins vs. 49ers, tight ends, Week 12

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Redskins promote WR Lance Lewis to 53-man roster

The Redskins have promoted wide receiver Lance Lewis from their practice squad to their 53-man roster.

By Mike Jones  |  12:55 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Josh Morgan, Lance Lewis, Leonard Hankerson, practice squad, Roster, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Shanahan: Carriker still ‘a very long shot’ to return this season

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that it would take “a minor miracle” for rehabilitating defensive end Adam Carriker to make it back this season.

By Mike Jones  |  07:25 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries, Week 12

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Leonard Hankerson out for season; Morgan to start

Wide receiver needs surgery on LCL.

By Mike Jones  |  03:50 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E.J. Biggers, Injuries, Jordan Reed, jose gumbs, Josh Morgan, Josh Wilson, Leonard Hankerson, Redskins vs. 49ers, Stephen Bowen, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Redskins keep Adam Carriker on PUP list, so he can practice [Updated]

Carriker can attempt to practice, and Washington has 21 days to decide to end his season or activate him.

By Mike Jones  |  10:15 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries, Week 12

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Injury situation could leave Redskins relying on Fred Davis, Josh Morgan again

Tight end, wide receiver had been pushed aside in recent weeks but now Jordan Reed is being treated for a concussion and Leonard Hankerson is facing possible knee surgery.

By Mark Maske  |  03:25 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. 49ers, tight ends, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Hankerson hurts knee ligament, could be out for the season

It won’t be known for a couple days whether wide receiver needs surgery

By Kent Babb  |  04:24 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E.J. Biggers, Injuries, Leonard Hankerson, Stephen Bowen, Week 12

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 11/14/2013

DeAngelo Hall limited in Thursday’s practice

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall had soreness in his left foot, according to Coach Mike Shanahan.

By Mark Maske  |  04:15 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Redskins vs. Eagles, Stephen Bowen, video, Week 11

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Maurice Hurt practices, Carriker ‘still can’t go’

Offensive lineman Maurice Hurt took part in his first practice after coming off the Physically Unable to Perform list.

By Mike Jones  |  05:07 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries, Offensive line, Week 11

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 11/06/2013

London Fletcher listed as probable on injury report

Linebacker had his knee drained, Coach Mike Shanahan said Monday, when he called Fletcher fine.

By Mark Maske  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Vikings, Week 10

Posted at 07:41 PM ET, 11/04/2013

London Fletcher has knee drained but called ‘fine’ by Mike Shanahan

Redskins coach also says a hamstring injury suffered by wide receiver Leonard Hankerson is no big deal.

By Mark Maske  |  07:41 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Leonard Hankerson, London Fletcher, Redskins injuries

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 11/01/2013

Pierre Garcon practices at full speed

Coach MIke Shanahan said after Friday’s practice that wide receiver will be listed as probable for Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  01:59 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Chargers, Week 9

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Griffin practices fully; injury to left knee called a ‘non-issue’

Quarterback left last Sunday’s game in Denver after hurting knee on fourth-quarter hit.

By Mark Maske  |  04:32 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Chargers, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Reed Doughty hopeful he’ll play against Chargers

Safety has missed one game since suffering a concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  01:11 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Chargers, Reed Doughty, Safeties

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Phillip Thomas off crutches, encouraged by progress

Rookie safety Phillip Thomas is now walking without the assistance of crutches and has graduated to a protective boot after having surgery to repair a Lisfranc tear earlier this season.

By Mike Jones  |  11:31 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Phillip Thomas, Safeties

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Robert Griffin III’s left knee ‘a little bit sore,’ but fine

Robert Griffin III’s left knee is “fine” but a little sore the day after a Denver defensive lineman landed on it.

By Mike Jones  |  05:57 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Broncos, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:30 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Robert Griffin III says left knee is fine

Robert Griffin III and the Redskins suffered a scare late in the game when the quarterback sustained a hit that left him writhing on the field in pain before he eventually hobbled off to the sideline and then had his left knee examined by team doctors and trainers.

By Mike Jones  |  10:30 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Broncos, Robert Griffin III, Week 8

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Gumbs, Rambo listed as starting safeties for Redskins vs. Broncos

With Brandon Meriweather suspended and Reed Doughty sidelined by a concussion, the Washington Redskins listed a pair or first-year players, Jose Gumbs and Bacarri Rambo, as their starting safeties for today’s game against the Broncos.

By Mike Jones  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inactives, Injuries, Redskins vs. Broncos, Week 8

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 10/26/2013

Reed Doughty ruled out for Redskins vs. Broncos

The safety won’t play Sunday after suffering a concussion the week before, further depleting the Redskins’ secondary vs. high-powered Denver.

By David Larimer  |  06:09 PM ET, 10/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins-Broncos, Reed Doughty

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Leonard Hankerson misses practice with foot injury

Washington Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson missed Wednesday’s practice while nursing a foot injury suffered earlier this week.

By Mike Jones  |  04:35 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Leonard Hankerson, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Broncos, Reed Doughty, Stephen Bowen

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Bowen says he’ll try to play through latest knee injury

Redskins defensive end suffered a torn PCL in his right knee Sunday. He played two years ago with similar injury to his left knee.

By Mark Maske  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Broncos, Stephen Bowen, Week 8

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Reed Doughty remains unsure if he’ll play Sunday

Redskins safety Reed Doughty said that he has made some improvements since leaving Sunday’s game with a concussion, but that he remains uncertain about his prospects for playing this week against the Denver Broncos.

By Mike Jones  |  01:10 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, NFL concussions, Reed Doughty

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Redskins could be extremely shorthanded at safety against Broncos

Brandon Meriweather was suspended Monday and Reed Doughty suffered a concussion in the Chicago game Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  08:01 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Redskins defense, Reed Doughty, Safeties, suspensions

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Stephen Bowen has torn knee ligament

Defensive end Stephen Bowen tore a ligament in his right knee but he might be able to continue playing.

By Mike Jones  |  04:06 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Reed Doughty, Stephen Bowen

Posted at 10:25 PM ET, 10/20/2013

Reed Doughty suffers concussion in win over Bears

Redskins safety Reed Doughty left the win over Chicago with a concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  10:25 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Bears, Reed Doughty, Safeties

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 10/18/2013

David Amerson says he expects to play Sunday

Though he’ll be listed as questionable, he said he would be surprised if he doesn’t play Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  01:49 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Injury updates: Amerson continues progress

Redskins’ cornerback David Amerson is making progress as he deals with concussion symptoms following a helmet-to-helmet hit in Dallas.

By Mike Jones  |  05:19 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Amerson, Fred Davis, Injuries, Logan Paulsen

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Cowboys’ Lawrence fined for block on Amerson

No penalty was called on the play, on which Amerson suffered a concussion and the Cowboys had a 90-yard return.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  02:38 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, David Amerson, Fines, Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Amerson expects to increase practice participation

Cornerback was limited in Wednesday’s practice after suffering a concussion against the Cowboys.

By Mark Maske  |  01:55 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Bears

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 10/16/2013

David Amerson, Chris Neild limited in practice

Nick Sundberg undergoes knee surgery and faces a five-month recovery.

By Mark Maske  |  04:42 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Neild, David Amerson, Injuries, Nick Sundberg

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Amerson says he feels ‘fine’ and plans to be on practice field

The Redskins’ rookie cornerback suffered a concussion against the Cowboys. He is subject to the NFL’s concussion protocol and his playing status this week is not clear.

By Mark Maske  |  12:54 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Bears, Week 7

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Redskins lose Kehl, Sundberg for the year with knee injuries

Redskins linebacker Bryan Kehl and long-snapper Nick Sundberg have both been lost for the season with knee injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  04:54 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Nick Sundberg, special teams

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Griffin: Happy to shed brace; hits don’t bother him

By Mark Maske  |  08:31 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:18 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Bryan Kehl, Nick Sundberg to have MRI exams on injured knees

Special teams contributors Bryan Kehl and long-snapper Nick Sundberg both left Sunday night’s game with knee injuries, but immediately following the contest, neither knew the severity of their situations.

By Mike Jones  |  01:18 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys, special teams

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Forbath says he's fully healthy, kicking well in practice

Redskins kicker says his time off actually might have helped him.

By Mark Maske  |  01:12 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Kai Forbath

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Morris, Reed, Forbath practice fully for Redskins

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that running back Alfred Morris, place kicker Kai Forbath and tight end Jordan Reed all practiced fully after nursing various injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, brandon jenkins, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Cofield's broken hand is 'healed enough'

Nose tackle kept playing, and playing well, even after being hurt during the preseason. Now his hand is close to healed.

By Mark Maske  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/09/2013

Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan at the podium

Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan at the podium

By Keith McMillan  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III, Week 6

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Paulsen practices; Reed, Morris both expect to play for Redskins vs. Cowboys

Tight ends Logan Paulsen and Jordan Reed both practiced Monday and expressed encouragement over their progress. Meanwhile, running back Alfred Morris also practiced and expects to play Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:21 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Kai Forbath 'feels good' and expects to kick Sunday

Redskins kicker Kai Forbath said that the strained groin that sidelined him for three games now "feels good," and that he expects to play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.

By Mike Jones  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, John Potter, Kai Forbath, special teams

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Logan Paulsen's knee is sprained, could miss a week or more

Redskins tight end Logan Paulsen said that the MRI conducted on his left knee revealed that he suffered a Grade 2 sprain.

By Mike Jones  |  01:22 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Logan Paulsen, tight ends

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 09/30/2013

Redskins awaiting test results on Logan Paulsen's knee injury

Tight end was hurt during Sunday's triumph at Oakland.

By Mark Maske  |  06:07 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Logan Paulsen, tight ends

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 09/30/2013

Alfred Morris says his bruised ribs are 'nothing serious'

Running back says the Redskins' early bye week is 'perfect timing' for him after he was hurt Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  04:33 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Injuries, Running backs

Posted at 09:35 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Redskins injuries: Alfred Morris has bruised ribs

The Redskins starting running back Alfred Morris left the third quarter of Sunday's 24-14 win over the Oakland Raiders having suffered what the team described as a rib contusion.

By Mike Jones  |  09:35 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Raiders, Roy Helu Jr., Running backs, tight ends

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Forbath, Reed, Jenkins remain sidelined with injuries

Redskins place kicker Kai Forbath, tight end Jordan Reed and linebacker Brandon Jenkins missed a second straight day of practice with injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  04:11 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Jordan Reed remains day-to-day because of bruised thigh

Redskins tight end Jordan Reed said that his bruised right quadriceps remains sore and that he is day-to-day.

By Mike Jones  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Jordan Reed, tight ends

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Jordan Reed misses Wednesday’s practice

Rookie tight end suffered a bruised thigh Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  05:51 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, Leonard Hankerson, tight ends

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Robert Griffin III open to receiving professional sliding tips

Whether serious or not, Robert Griffin III said that he could enlist the services of Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper.

By Mike Jones  |  04:57 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Ryan Kerrigan says his knee injury not serious

Linebacker intends to practice fully Wednesday. Tight end Fred Davis and place kicker Kai Forbath say they’re hopeful of being available this weekend.

By Mark Maske  |  02:47 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Raiders, Ryan Kerrigan, tight ends

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Lions

The Redskins show improvement in a number of areas, but can’t find a way to overcome shortcomings in yet another loss this season.

By Mike Jones  |  09:10 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  0-3, Defense, Injuries, observations, Redskins vs. Lions, Robert Griffin III, special teams

Posted at 08:48 PM ET, 09/22/2013

Jordan Reed suffers quad contusion

Tight end Jordan Reed suffered a quad contusion after taking a helmet to the leg in Sunday’s 27-20 loss to the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field.

By Mike Jones  |  08:48 PM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Redskins vs. Lions, tight ends

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/21/2013

Fred Davis questionable for Redskins vs. Lions with ankle injury

Davis practiced every day this week, and hadn’t been listed on the injury report. It wasn’t clear if he suffered the injury during Friday’s practice or Saturday’s walk-through.

By Mike Jones  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Injuries, Redskins vs. Lions, tight ends

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 09/21/2013

Meriweather to appeal fine, will try to change tackling style

By Mike Jones  |  10:33 AM ET, 09/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Fines, Injuries

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Meriweather, Forbath still questionable for Redskins vs. Lions

Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather and place kicker Kai Forbath remain questionable for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions and will be evaluated Saturday before a decision on their status.

By Mike Jones  |  03:43 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Kai Forbath

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Brandon Meriweather, Kedric Golston again limited in practice

Brandon Meriweather again handled a limited workload in practice on Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:46 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Kai Fobath, Kedric Golston, Redskins vs. Lions, Stephen Bowen

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Keenan Robinson expected to have fully recovered by mid-December

Injured linebacker Keenan Robinson continues his recovery from surgery to repair the torn pectoral muscle that has robbed him of his second NFL season.

By Mike Jones  |  04:02 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, inside linebackers, Keenan Robinson

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 09/19/2013

Redskins players supportive of Brandon Meriweather through injuries

Safety has failed to start and finish a single game since beginning of last season.

By Mark Maske  |  10:47 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Injuries, Josh Wilson, London Fletcher

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Garcon says Griffin’s mending knee is the elephant in the room

Wide receiver says Griffin missing the preseason didn’t help the offense. He also says it’s clear to him that Griffin’s knee brace is slowing the quarterback and suggested that Griffin’s knee might have him second-guessing himself.

By Mark Maske  |  04:24 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Pierre Garcon, Redskins offense, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Brandon Meriweather returns to practice field

Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather returned to the practice field on Wednesday after leaving Sunday’s game with a concussion and going through a series of tests Monday and Tuesday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:20 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Injuries, Safeties

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Meriweather to be fined, not suspended, for helmet-to-helmet hit on Lacy [updated]

Safety Brandon Meriweather will be fined by the NFL but not suspended for his hit Sunday that knocked Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy out of the game with a concussion.

By Mike Jones  |  05:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Fines, Injuries, injury updates, Kai Forbath, NFL safety, Redskins vs. Packers

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 09/14/2013

PK John Potter signed by Redskins as insurance for Kai Forbath

The Redskins add insurance in the wake of an injury suffered Friday by Forbath, who is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game vs. the Packers.

By Mike Jones  |  12:17 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, John Potter, Kai Forbath, place kickers, Redskins injuries, Redskins-Packers

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Cofield says his broken hand didn’t hinder his play too much

Nose tackle says, ‘I felt like I was pretty effective.” His hand won’t be fully healed for several more weeks.

By Mark Maske  |  03:22 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, defensive line, Injuries

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Meriweather says his string of injuries has been ‘very frustrating’

Safety could make his season debut Sunday in Green Bay.

By Mark Maske  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Redskins vs. Packers, Safeties

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Redskins injury report: David Amerson, Chris Baker limited

Redskins cornerback David Amerson and defensive end Chris Baker both were limited in Wednesday’s practice according to the team’s first injury report of Week 2.

By Mike Jones  |  06:10 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Chris Baker, Chris Thompson, David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Packers, Week 2

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 09/11/2013

With ‘hit test’ now out of the way, Robert Griffin III focused on Week 2

Two days removed from his first action in eight months, Robert Griffin III said that his surgically repaired right knee feels fine.

By Mike Jones  |  05:56 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Packers, Robert Griffin III, Week 2

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Redskins’ Brandon Meriweather practices fully

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan says he expects the safety to play against the Packers, barring a setback this week.

By Mark Maske  |  05:12 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Redskins vs. Packers, Safeties

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Brandon Meriweather aims to play Sunday at Green Bay

Strong safety Brandon Meriweather said that he hopes to make his season debut Sunday against the Green Bay Packers after he missed Monday’s season opener with a lingering groin injury that limited him all of last week in practice.

By Mike Jones  |  02:12 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Redskins vs. Packers, Safeties, Week 2

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 09/11/2013

‘Miscommunication’ led to Robert Griffin III covering up his knee brace

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III did not have to cover up the knee brace on his surgically repaired right knee as he was told during the game.

By Mike Jones  |  12:54 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, NFL rules, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Ryan Kerrigan passes concussion tests [updated]

Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan has passed all of his concussion tests and is expected to practice Wednesday.

By Mike Jones  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Concussions, Injuries, outside linebackers, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Meriweather’s absence again an issue for struggling secondary

Safety has played one of team’s 17 regular season games since being signed.

By Mark Maske  |  01:30 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, cornerbacks, Injuries, pass defense, Safeties

Posted at 12:50 AM ET, 09/10/2013

Shanahan: Lingering soreness kept Meriweather from playing

Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather missed Monday night’s game because his injured groin remained too sore for him to play, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  12:50 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, E.J. Biggers, Injuries, Safeties

Posted at 12:42 AM ET, 09/10/2013

Kerrigan being evaluated for a possible concussion

Linebacker’s playing status this week not immediately known.

By Mark Maske  |  12:42 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Concussions, Injuries, outside linebackers, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 12:38 AM ET, 09/10/2013

Griffin put knee brace beneath pants, sock at league’s behest

Instruction came from NFL’s uniform inspector.

By Mark Maske  |  12:38 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, NFL rules, Robert Griffin III, Week 1

Posted at 12:21 AM ET, 09/10/2013

Shanahan defends withholding Griffin from preseason

Redskins coach says he’s pleased the quarterback is healthy and was available for the opener.

By Mark Maske  |  12:21 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Robert Griffin III rehab, Week 1

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 09/05/2013

Brandon Meriweather participates in Redskins’ practice on limited basis

Safety's knee described as 'fine' now but he's dealing with a groin injury.

By Mark Maske  |  04:27 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Safeties, Week 1

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 09/05/2013

Fletcher stands alone as NFL’s active leader in consecutive games

Redskins linebacker London Fletcher is focused on the Eagles, not on outlasting Tampa CB Ronde Barber.

By Mark Maske  |  03:42 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, inside linebackers, London Fletcher, Week 1

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 09/05/2013

Adam Carriker remains determined through up-and-down recovery

Though he spends seven or eight hours a day rehabilitating, defensive end Adam Carriker is encouraged, maintaining that he has “no doubt” that he will play football again.

By Mike Jones  |  02:17 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/05/2013

Michael Vick understands Robert Griffin III’s mind-set when running

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick understands the dilemma Robert Griffin III faces and has some advice.

By Mike Jones  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Philadelphia Eagles, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Cofield says broken hand is ‘not gonna be an excuse for me’

Defensive tackle hopes to play Monday night and says he doesn't think his play will be affected.

By Mark Maske  |  04:17 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, defensive line, Injuries, Week 1

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Griffin’s Redskins teammates never doubted he’d play opener

'It would have been a shock to us if he wasn’t out there Week 1,' defensive tackle Barry Cofield says.

By Mark Maske  |  03:31 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III, Week 1

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Garcon looking forward to, he hopes, a healthy season

Wide receiver hurt his foot in last year's opener and never was fully healthy all season.

By Mark Maske  |  01:40 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Pierre Garcon, Wide Receivers

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Pierre Garcon says injured toe has completely healed

Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon said that the injured toe that hampered him for the bulk of last season now has fully healed.

By Mike Jones  |  12:15 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Pierre Garcon, wide receiver

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Kirk Cousins says sprained right foot is improving

Backup quarterback expects to be available if needed against the Eagles.

By Mark Maske  |  08:01 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Kirk Cousins, Quarterbacks, Week 1

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 09/02/2013

Brandon Meriweather uncertain for Week 1, Barry Cofield hopeful

Slowed all preseason by recovery from knee surgery, Brandon Meriweather now is battling a groin injury. Meanwhile, Barry Cofield returned to practice and hopes to play next week.

By Mike Jones  |  05:45 PM ET, 09/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, Week 1

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Andrews denies Shanahan’s claims of lingering concern over Griffin’s knee

A day after Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that orthopedic surgeon James Andrews cleared Robert Griffin III for action but not without some lingering concerns, Andrews denied such claims.

By Mike Jones  |  04:47 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, James Andrews, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Andrews watches Griffin’s workout before preseason finale

Orthopedist's final clearance of quarterback's knee for opener pending.

By Mark Maske  |  06:36 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, James Andrews, Mike Shanahan, preseason, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 08/27/2013

James Andrews will examine Robert Griffin III Thursday in Tampa

Robert Griffin III on Thursday will have another and possibly final checkup with Dr. James Andrews.

By Mike Jones  |  06:03 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, James Andrews, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Week 1

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Mike Shanahan plans to play Brandon Meriweather one half on Thursday

Shanahan plans to play Meriweather for a half, and Wilson 15-20 plays. Meanwhile, Cousins, Cofield unlikely to play.

By Mike Jones  |  04:46 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Kirk Cousins

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Redskins place Thomas, Robinson on IR; announce initial roster cuts

The Washington Redskins officially placed rookie safety Phillip Thomas and second-year linebacker Keenan Robinson on Injured Reserve after each had season-ending surgeries in the preseason. They also announced other roster moves.

By Mike Jones  |  04:31 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Keenan Robinson, Phillip Thomas, Roster

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Brandon Meriweather expected to play Thursday at Tampa Bay

Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather is expected to make his return to the football field Thursday when the team closes out the preseason at Tampa Bay.

By Mike Jones  |  01:40 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, preseason, Safeties

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 08/25/2013

‘Similar reps’ for Griffin in practice in the coming days, Shanahan says

Redskins are scheduled to practice Monday and Tuesday after players are off Sunday. The preseason finale is Thursday night in Tampa.

By Mark Maske  |  07:01 AM ET, 08/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:53 PM ET, 08/24/2013

Crawford’s season-ending knee injury leaves Redskins in need of punt returner

Rookie running back Chris Thompson is among the candidates.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  09:53 PM ET, 08/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Richard Crawford, special teams

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 08/22/2013

Shanahan: Cousins a 'long shot' for Saturday

Rex Grossman, Pat White to split snaps Saturday against Bills.

By Mark Maske  |  06:19 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Kirk Cousins, preseason, Quarterbacks

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 08/22/2013

Shanahan: Meriweather might not be ready for Week 1

Safety not expected to play Saturday and Shanahan says, "He might be ready for the first game. He might not."

By Mark Maske  |  05:34 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Mike Shanahan, Safeties, Week 1

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Shanahan: Maurice Hurt not yet ready to come off PUP list

Backup offensive lineman Maurice Hurt's stay on the Physically Unable to Perform list will last a while longer as he works to improve his conditioning, coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  11:47 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Maurice Hurt, Offensive line

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Players applaud Redskins Park renovations

New dining accommodations receive particularly high marks.

By Mark Maske  |  11:02 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins Park

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 08/21/2013

Barry Cofield optimistic he'll be ready for Redskins' opener

Nose tackle suffered a broken bone in his right hand Monday against the Steelers.

By Mark Maske  |  06:30 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, defensive line, Injuries

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 08/21/2013

Griffin says Andrews told him 'everything looks good'

Quarterback also says he won't change his public candor after last week's controversy over his comments about Coach Mike Shanahan.

By Mark Maske  |  04:54 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, preseason, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 08/21/2013

Cousins relieved his foot injury wasn't worse [updated]

Redskins quarterback calls his playing status day to day but acknowledges he's unlikely to play Saturday.

By Mark Maske  |  01:22 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Kirk Cousins, Quarterbacks

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 08/21/2013

Brandon Meriweather wants to play Saturday, but remains unsure

Strong safety Brandon Meriweather said that he would like to make his preseason debut Saturday when the Redskins host the Buffalo Bills.

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Safeties

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 08/20/2013

Cousins scheduled to have MRI exam Tuesday on injured right foot

The Redskins are initially hopeful that the quarterback's injury isn't serious. They're calling the injury a mid-foot sprain.

By Mark Maske  |  01:00 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Kirk Cousins, preseason, Quarterbacks

Posted at 10:17 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Barry Cofield, Leonard Hankerson, Aldrick Robinson leave with injuries

Injuries piling up for Redskins in preseason home opener.

By Mark Maske  |  10:17 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, barry cofield, Injuries, Leonard Hankerson, preseason, Wide Receivers

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Andrews, Griffin, Redskins officials discuss next steps for Griffin

Orthopedic surgeon is on hand at FedEx Field and observes Griffin's pregame workout. No decisions are expected Monday on Griffin's status for the season opener.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  07:30 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Pittsburgh Steelers, preseason, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Brian Orakpo, Josh Wilson, Brandon Meriweather ruled out vs. Steelers

The Washington Redskins will play without three defensive starters as they host the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight at FedEx Field.

By Mike Jones  |  07:10 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inactives, Injuries, Pittsburgh Steelers, preseason, Redskins-Steelers

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 08/16/2013

Redskins' Brian Orakpo not concerned about thigh injury

Orakpo was held out of the final practice of training camp while nursing a bruised thigh.

By Mike Jones  |  02:03 PM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Injuries, Linebackers

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 08/15/2013

Bacarri Rambo working to lift Phillip Thomas's spirits

Of Phillip Thomas, rookie safety Bacarri Rambo says: ""He was kind of down, but he knows he's going to make it through it."

By Mike Jones  |  01:12 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Injuries, Phillip Thomas, Rookies, Safeties

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Robert Griffin III receives first 11-on-11 snaps of camp

Robert Griffin III completed five of eight passes for 101 yards and threw one interception. He also handed the ball off five times.

By Mike Jones  |  03:50 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, observations, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Phillip Thomas will miss his entire rookie season

Redskins rookie safety out 4-5 months after being diagnosed with Lisfranc injury in his left foot.

By Mark Maske  |  06:56 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Phillip Thomas, preseason, Rookies, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Rookie David Amerson nursing sprained thumb

Amerson will wear a supportive brace, but doesn't see his injury as serious.

By Mike Jones  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, David Amerson, Injuries, Rookies

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Nick Barnett eases into action with the Redskins

Veteran linebacker Nick Barnett took the practice field for the first time as a Redskin during Monday morning's walk through after being inactive since signing with Washington on July 31.

By Chelsea Janes  |  03:49 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Linebackers, London Fletcher, Nick Barnett, Training camp

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Rookie LB Jeremy Kimbrough to miss year with torn labrum

Rookie out of Appalachian State was competing for a role as a backup linebacker.

By Mike Jones  |  02:38 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Linebackers, preseason, Training camp

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Griffin: 'I don't like' Shanahan plan, still confident in Week 1 return

Robert Griffin III confirmed that he will receive his first snaps against an 11-man defense when the Washington Redskins practice on Tuesday.

By Mike Jones  |  12:57 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 08/10/2013

Phillip Thomas doesn't have a broken foot, X-rays show, and is day-to-day

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said the rookie safety will be monitored on a day-to-day basis.

By Mike Jones  |  04:40 PM ET, 08/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, injury updates, Phillip Thomas, preseason, Training camp

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 08/09/2013

Jeremy Kimbrough, Phillip Thomas, Donte Stallworth could miss time with injuries

Jeremy Kimbrough separated his right shoulder, while Phillip Thomas sprained his right foot, and Donte Stallworth strained his hamstring.

By Mike Jones  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Linebackers, preseason, Rookies, Tennessee Titans

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Redskins without Garcon, Morris and six other starters

The Washington Redskins will be without eight starters in their preseason game against the hosting Tennessee Titans.

By Mike Jones  |  07:37 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inactives, Injuries, preseason, Running backs, Tennessee Titans, Wide Receivers

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Trent Williams, Brandon Meriweather expected to sit out Redskins' preseason opener

The left tackle has been limited by a sprained wrist, and the safety is being brought back slowly while recovering from last season's knee injury.

By Mark Maske  |  09:30 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, preseason, Trent Williams

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 08/07/2013

Redskins expand Tom Compton's duties on offensive line

With injury to backup guard Josh LeRibeus, left tackle Tom Compton moves over to provide depth

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Tom Compton, Training camp

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 08/06/2013

DeAngelo Hall won't play against Titans

Trent Williams, Brandon Meriweather also appear to be strong candidates to sit out the preseason opener.

By Mark Maske  |  07:55 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, preseason, Tennessee Titans

Posted at 08:03 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Observations from Monday's practice at Redskins training camp

Healthy first-team defense, two-pick day for Wilson, dunk contest, RGIII update

By Mike Jones  |  08:03 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Injuries, observations, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 08/05/2013

DeAngelo Hall, Brandon Meriweather return to action

Veteran defensive backs DeAngelo Hall and Brandon Meriweather on Monday returned to action after missing the week with injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  07:12 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Shanahan sticking to plan regarding ramping up Robert Griffin III's activities

Despite Robert Griffin III's insistence earlier on Monday that he is ready right now to progress from seven-on-seven to 11-on-11 action, Mike Shanahan said he doesn't plan on deviating from his gameplan.

By Mike Jones  |  06:37 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Chris Thompson to practice Monday, continues recovery on injured left knee

Thompson remaining patient with recovery, still vying for role behind Alfred Morris

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Thompson, Injuries, Running backs, Training camp

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Robert Griffin III still on target, fully confident in surgically repaired knee

Robert Griffin III reports no setbacks and said that he feels mentally and physically on point.

By Mike Jones  |  01:06 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 08/04/2013

Redskins training camp: Positives and negatives so far

Above all, quarterback Robert Griffin III seems to be making progress in his return.

By Mark Maske  |  12:07 PM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, depth, Injuries, Offensive line, Rookies, suspensions, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/04/2013

Trent Williams on wrist injury: "There's no need to worry"

Starting left tackle continues to practice with black cast on left wrist, looking forward to "hitting somebody with a different color jersey on."

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 08/03/2013

Observations from Saturday's practice at Redskins training camp

Big crowd on hand for fan appreciation day, and much more.

By Mark Maske  |  07:02 PM ET, 08/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, observations, Training camp

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 07/31/2013

How much will the defensive losses hurt the Redskins?

Will the defense will be more susceptible to the run or the pass with the early injuries and suspension? And further, is this the best four-week period to be missing players?

By Keith McMillan  |  09:43 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Injuries, Training camp, video

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013

DeAngelo Hall says he'll be out from 'a couple days' to 'a couple weeks'

Cornerback has his foot in a walking boot Tuesday after suffering a sprained ankle during Monday's practice.

By Mark Maske  |  06:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Training camp

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Trent Williams re-injures left wrist

Starting left tackle Trent Williams injured his left wrist late in Tuesday afternoon's practice and headed to the locker room with it heavily wrapped in ice.

By Mike Jones  |  06:22 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Stallworth trying to take it slow, but eager to return

Wide receiver Donte Stallworth remains sidelined with a strained hamstring, but reports progress after rest and treatment.

By Mike Jones  |  01:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donte Stallworth, Injuries, Training camp, wide receiver, Wide Receivers

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Griffin says knee brace is not restrictive

Quarterback says he was hindered last season by his brace but not now.

By Mark Maske  |  10:31 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 07/28/2013

Cornerback Josh Wilson nearing 100 percent, expanding duties

Limited in his activities for the first two practices of training camp, Josh Wilson on Saturday took another step toward reclaiming his spot at right cornerback on the Redskins' first-team defense.

By Mike Jones  |  09:01 AM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Training camp

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 07/28/2013

Redskins closely monitoring Brandon Meriweather's workload

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he and the team's medical staff will keep a close eye on safety Brandon Meriweather, who remains in the process of working his way back from a knee surgery.

By Mike Jones  |  08:02 AM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 07/27/2013

Keenan Robinson remains plugged in despite injury

While waiting for surgery on his torn right triceps, Keenan Robinson has been a constant on the Redskins' sideline during practice and in their meeting rooms.

By Mike Jones  |  01:04 PM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, injury updates, Keenan Robinson, Linebackers, Training camp

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Keenan Robinson out three to five months with torn pectoral muscle

The Redskins inside linebacker, who was competing for a backup spot, suffered the injury on the first day of training camp.

By Mike Jones  |  08:08 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Keenan Robinson, Training camp

Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Adam Carriker expected to require four to five months to recover

Defensive end Adam Carriker had surgery on his problematic right quadriceps tendon and is expected to need four to five months to recover, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  07:39 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Keenan Robinson, Training camp

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Griffin: 'If it's the Super Bowl, I'm going to get those two yards'

The Redskins quarterback, recovering from injury, vows to protect himself, except perhaps in the biggest games.

By Mark Maske  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, RGIII injury, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Wilson, Hurt opening camp on PUP list; Bernstine, Holland waived

Cornerback Josh Wilson and offensive lineman Maurice Hurt will both open training camp on the Redskins' Physically Unable to Perform list, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  10:12 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, cornerbacks, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Maurice Hurt, PUP list, Roster, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Carriker to have third surgery on quadriceps tendon

Adam Carriker confirms he will need a third surgery on his right quadriceps tendon after tearing it last September against St. Louis.

By Mike Jones  |  10:13 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries, Training camp

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 06/28/2013

Weekend open thread: Could Redskins improve just by staying healthy?

Could Redskins improve just by staying healthy?

By Keith McMillan  |  12:18 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Redskins Mailbag: Areas of improvement for RGIII, and more

This week's mailbag is heavy on RGIII, with his progression as a player, his recovery and habits among the questions sent in from readers.

By Mike Jones  |  11:01 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mailbag, RGIII, RGIII injury, Running backs

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Redskins minicamp: Observations from Wednesday's practice

The Washington Redskins concluded their minicamp on Wednesday and tomorrow, many of the players will depart for their offseason home and summer vacation destinations.

By Mike Jones  |  04:01 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Linebackers, minicamp, observations, Offensive line, RGIII, Secondary

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Redskins minicamp: Observations from Tuesday's practice

The Washington Redskins returned to the practice field today for the first session of their mandatory minicamp, which is scheduled to run Tuesday through Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:00 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, Injuries, minicamp, observations, returners, Rookies, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Griffin says he'll begin making cuts on surgically repaired knee next week

Quarterback says his rehab will continue while he's on his honeymoon next month, as he aims to be ready to practice at the outset of training camp.

By Mark Maske  |  03:02 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Griffin wearing a different knee brace than at end of last season

Robert Griffin III is wearing a knee brace different from the one he wore at the end of last season and in the playoffs.

By Mike Jones  |  01:58 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, RGIII knee injury, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 06/07/2013

'We feel like we should be a top-10 defense'

With the return of Brian Orakpo (pictured), Brandon Meriweather and Adam Carriker, Redskins defense expects to be a stout unit in 2013.

By Mark Maske  |  07:53 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, expectations, Injuries, OTAs, pass rush, Redskins defense, Secondary

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 06/06/2013

RGIII believes he can return by Day 1 of training camp, 'Without a doubt'

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said that he is confident that he is capable of returning to the field by the start of training camp, which will kickoff July 25 in Richmond.

By Mike Jones  |  02:57 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, RGIII injury, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/06/2013

At the podium: Robert Griffin III is 'tired of watching'

Robert Griffin III speaks after Thursday's practice, we tweet it, you discuss.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, OTAs, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Chris Thompson is waiting patiently, soaking up offense

Rookie Chris Thompson has tried to practice patience while also seizing the few opportunities he gets to show his potential.

By Mike Jones  |  12:06 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Thompson, Injuries, Rookies, Running backs

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Jarvis Jenkins aims to be more disruptive in 2013

As he prepares for what appears to be his second season as a starter, Jarvis Jenkins hopes to make a significant leap in his development and play well beyond his years.

By Mike Jones  |  12:07 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Injuries, Jarvis Jenkins

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Is Griffin and Orakpo 'doing it the right way' still not enough?

This morning's Opening Kick asks whether it's annoying or endearing that onlookers and Robert Griffin III and Brian Orakpo themselves expect more elite performance, even as they already do plenty when healthy.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:17 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Injuries, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:08 AM ET, 05/31/2013

London Fletcher glad to resume usual offseason routine following surgery

The 17th year linebacker didn't have to participate in offseason practices. "But this is what I do," he said

By Mark Maske  |  07:08 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Linebackers, London Fletcher, OTAs

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Garcon says he doesn't anticipate problems with injured shoulder

Pierre Garcon says he had offseason shoulder surgery and expects that to be okay heading into training camp, but could not make any guarantees about his healing foot.

By Mark Maske  |  05:16 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, OTAs, Wide Receivers

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Maurice Hurt has arthroscopic surgery, and other injury news

Backup offensive lineman Maurice Hurt missed Thursday's offseason practice to have arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  03:51 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Maurice Hurt, observations, Offensive line, OTAs

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 05/26/2013

Griffin has spoken to Adrian Peterson about ACL rehab

But Redskins quarterback also says, "I'm not Adrian. Adrian's not me. Everybody's body heals a little bit differently."

By Mark Maske  |  10:01 AM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Injuries, RGIII knee injury, Robert Griffin III, Robert Griffin III rehab

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 05/20/2013

'Too early to tell' whether Robert Griffin III will be ready at outset of training camp, Bruce Allen says

General manager Bruce Allen says there isn't a way to know if Robert Griffin III will be able to participate in training camp until the team gives him a physical at the start.

By Mark Maske  |  05:07 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo's injury, Injuries, Offseason workouts, RGIII, Robert Griffin III injury, Training camp

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 04/17/2013

2013 NFL draft position preview: Cornerbacks

Dee Millner heads class, but after scare last fall, Houston’s D.J. Hayden could be there for Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  07:01 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, NFL draft, Secondary

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Josh Morgan is recovering from three surgeries

Wide receiver had operations on his right ankle and both hands.

By Mike Jones  |  02:15 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Fred Davis cleared to ramp up physical activity

Tight end is recovering from season-ending Achilles’ tendon injury.

By Mike Jones  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Redskins Roster

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Pierre Garcon likely to avoid surgery on problematic toe

Wideout is receiving an array of treatments to strengthen muscles and tendons

By Mike Jones  |  01:46 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 01/23/2013

DeAngelo Hall has finger surgery

Cornerback expected to begin rehab in less than two months.

By Mike Jones  |  01:36 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Sav Rocca to have surgery; Pierre Garcon to seek multiple opinions

Punter will have operation and rehab in native Australia

By Mike Jones  |  04:49 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Pierre Garcon, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Sav Rocca

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Kory Lichtensteiger says trying to play Sunday was probably a mistake

Guard started Seahawks game on a sprained left ankle but left during the Redskins' first offensive series.

By Mark Maske  |  01:53 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kory Lichtensteiger, Redskins injuries

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Kirk Cousins returns to practice; Kory Lichtensteiger, D.J. Johnson watching

Fletcher, Gomes in limited workouts.

By Mike Jones  |  12:26 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Practice reports, Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Backup QB Kirk Cousins has the flu, misses practice

Guard Kory Lichtensteiger and linebacker London Fletcher are also on the sideline

By Mike Jones  |  03:05 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Redskins-Seahawks

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 12/27/2012

RT Tyler Polumbus expected to practice fully Friday [updated]

Decision on who starts at right tackle probably will be made at game time, Shanahan says

By Mike Jones  |  02:51 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/27/2012

RT Tyler Polumbus, WR Dezmon Briscoe back on the practice field

It's unclear how much work, the right tackle, who has been suffering from concussion symptoms, will do.

By Mike Jones  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Practice reports, Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 12/26/2012

Polumbus, Briscoe miss practice, Gomes, Fletcher limited

Concussion symptoms linger for Polumbus, starting right tackle

By Lenny Bernstein  |  03:07 PM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 12/26/2012

DeJon Gomes on the field for Redskins practice, Tyler Polumbus not present early

Safety has a partially torn MCL; right tackle is still recovering from a concussion.

By Mike Jones  |  12:19 PM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Practice reports, Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 12/24/2012

DeJon Gomes has a partially torn MCL in his left knee, playing status unclear

Safety will be evaluated in practices this week. Monitoring of Tyler Polumbus's concussion will continue.

By Mark Maske  |  05:43 PM ET, 12/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeJon Gomes, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Tyler Polumbus

Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 12/23/2012

DeJon Gomes suffers sprained MCL

Washington Redskins safety DeJon Gomes suffered an MCL sprain on the opening kickoff of the third quarter, and didn't return to action.

By Mike Jones  |  07:39 PM ET, 12/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeJon Gomes, Redskins injuries

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 12/21/2012

Mike Shanahan: Unless 'something crazy happened,' Robert Griffin III will play

The Washington Redskins have officially listed quarterback Robert Griffin III as probable for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

By Mike Jones  |  03:44 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 12/21/2012

Redskins' Robert Griffin III officially listed as probable

The rookie quarterback seems likely to play Sunday at Philadelphia.

By Mike Jones  |  02:09 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, RGIII

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Mike Shanahan: Robert Griffin III not yet cleared to play Sunday

Doctors will continue monitoring knee sprain and if there are no setbacks, QB will be cleared later in the week.

By Mike Jones  |  03:18 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins injuries, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Montgomery, Griffin, Polumbus on the field

The injured players were all on the field as the Redskins opened practice Wednesday.

By Mike Jones  |  12:37 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Robert Griffin III, Tyler Polumbus, Will Montgomery

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 12/12/2012

London Fletcher misses practice, Trent Williams limited

Garcon and Hall participate fully in Wednesday's practice.

By Mark Maske  |  04:01 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, London Fletcher, Trent Williams

Posted at 07:11 AM ET, 12/11/2012

Should the Redskins sit Griffin and play Cousins against the Browns?

If Robert Griffin's status is iffy before the Browns game, should the Redskins give him the rest he needs while handing the keys to Kirk Cousins?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:11 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, NFC standings, Opening kick, playoff chase, Redskins injuries, Redskins vs. Browns, Redskins-Browns, RGIII, RGIII injury