With five games for Colt McCoy to shine, each win would help clear up the franchise's future at quarterback, or muddy it by moving it further down the draft board.
After missing last week’s game at San Francisco, Pro Bowl left tackle hopes to return to lineup at Indianapolis on Sunday.
In first public comments since benching, Robert Griffin III says he’s preparing to be ready to play, help Redskins win any way he can.
In the last month, as Robert Griffin III made his return from injury, struggled and this week got benched by coach Jay Gruden, debate swirled over the involvement of owner Daniel Snyder and general manager Bruce Allen in the handling of the quarterback.
In making his second quarterback change of the season, Jay Gruden is building a record as a coach who doesn’t play favorites.
"I feel for him," fullback Darrel Young says. "I know what type of guy he is."
While the media circus swirled in Ashburn, the quarterback talked with reporters, but did not answer questions about being benched. It wasn't clear if that was his choice.
Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy goes through his usual preparations after being named the starter against the Indianapolis Colts.
Defensive end Jason Hatcher did not practice on Wednesday because of an injury to his right knee. Meanwhile cornerback E.J. Biggers didn't practice while being monitored for concussion-like symptoms.
The Redskins have placed cornerback Tracy Porter on injured reserve with a AC joint separation in his right shoulder. The team promoted cornerback Chase Minnifield from the practice squad to fill Porter's spot on the 53-man roster.