Forbath, Reed, Jenkins remain sidelined with injuries

September 26, 2013
Place kicker John Potter (1) remains on the roster with Kai Forbath (2) still sidelined with a groin injury. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)
Place kicker John Potter (1) remains on the roster with Kai Forbath (2) still sidelined with a groin injury. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

Redskins place kicker Kai Forbath, tight end Jordan Reed and linebacker Brandon Jenkins missed a second straight day of practice with injuries. Meanwhile, tight end Fred Davis took part on a limited basis.

Forbath has missed the last two games with a groin injury. Reed suffered a bruised right quadriceps in Sunday’s game, and Jenkins sprained his right ankle in the same matchup.

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that Forbath is expected to see if he can kick either Friday or Saturday. “It’s up to him,” Shanahan said. John Potter remains on the roster in case Forbath is unable to kick on Sunday at Oakland.

Davis, who missed last Sunday’s game with a sprained ankle, was limited in practice both Wednesday and Thursday. He said after Thursday’s practice that his ankle – which he injured on the final play of last Friday’s practice – remains sore.

Practicing fully despite being listed with injuries were linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (knee), safety Brandon Meriweather (shoulder) and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (hamstring).

Have a Redskins question? E-mail Mike Jones at mike.jones@washpost.com with the subject line “Mailbag question” for him to answer it in The Mailbag on Tuesday.

What’s ahead:

● The Redskins practice Friday at 11:50 a.m.; Sunday’s game in Oakland kicks off at 4:25 p.m.

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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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