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Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Josh Wilson’s status still unknown

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that he likely won’t have an idea about the health of starting cornerback Josh Wilson until Thursday.

Cornerback Josh Wilson makes an interception in the second quarter of the Tampa Bay preseason game. (John McDonnell - The Washington Post)
Wilson was hurt trying to make a tackle early in the third quarter of Sunday’s game and never returned. The cornerback was tended to by trainers for several minutes before he walkled gingerly off the field. Wilson proceeded to the locker room, but after the game Shanahan said it was believed that the injury (described as “lower back, head and neck” related) wasn’t as serious as it initially appeared.

Shanahan said Monday he didn’t have an update on Wilson’s status.

“There’s no reason to talk about injuries until we get a good feel on what’s going to happen on Thursday when we practice so we’ll then go through treatment and I haven’t even talked to [trainer] Larry [Hess] today,” Shanahan said. “I told you after the game that it wasn’t too bad. I still feel that way, but it was a little bit more sore today than he was after the game, so we’ll wait and see.”

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