"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.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Robert Griffin III hasn't played well, but has a future in the NFL. Meanwhile, to stem the offensive regression, Gruden things McCoy is the best option.
Sunday was supposed to be the first regular-season meeting between Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III. While Griffin watches, Luck will be trying to guide his Colts to 8-4.
Redskins coach says he benched Robert Griffin III forColt McCoy because he believes that the former third-string quarterback gives the team a better chance to win.
From 1999 until now, no quarterback has reigned as Washington's top passer for very long.
Is it ever too early to speculate?