Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson and Chris Culliver did not practice on Friday.
The Redskins are one of two teams with just one takeaway this season, the fewest in the NFL.
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This time last week, new Redskins linebacker Mason Foster was training at the University of South Dakota and working on re-programing his mind after surprisingly getting cut by the Chicago Bears just before the start of the season.
With downpour forecast for Sunday’s game, Redskins practiced in rain, with ball security in mind.
“Weirder things have happened,” Jay Gruden says, keeping open chance of DeSean Jackson returning for Eagles game.
There are three linemen expected to start for Washington with less than 10 starts between them, which heightens the importance of center Kory Lichtensteiger’s leadership.
Philadelphia's coach has no more idea what time the game at FedEx Field will kick off than we do.
The cornerback was unable to practice as he continues to nurse an injured leg, and the wide receiver remains out with a strained hamstring.
It’s still unknown if, or when, Hurricane Joaquin will directly hit the D.C. area, but the expected rain and wind will likely impact the Redskins' divisional home game on Sunday.
Washington has lost nine special teamers to injuries, and because of poor drafts, there aren't many others in the pipeline to replace them.