Cedric Griffin returns, Pierre Garcon out as expected

October 21, 2012

The Washington Redskins will get cornerback Cedric Griffin back after a hamstring injury sidelined him the last three games. But the team will again be without receiver Pierre Garcon, who was listed on Friday’s injury report as doubtful with a foot injury.


Cedric Griffin (20) has been limited to three games by a hamstring injury.

Griffin had served as Washington’s third cornerback and played often, but pulled a hamstring in Week 3 against Cincinnati and hasn’t played since.

Garcon hadn’t practiced this week while suffering from the toe injury that has plagued him since Week 1.

Also inactive for the Redskins are quarterback Rex Grossman, safety Brandon Meriweather (knee), defensive end Doug Worthington (calf), guards Josh LeRibeus and Adam Gettis and cornerback Adam Jones (Achilles’ tendon).

The team will have the services of fullback Darell Young, who was limited by a hamstring injury this week, and punter Sav Rocca (knee).

The Redskins worked out punters Friday, but Rocca was able to punt Saturday, and will handle those duties, as well as the field goal and extra point holder responsibilities.

Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.
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