Washington continues its efforts to upgrade the defensive line, finalizing a contract agreement with former Broncos nose tackle Terrance Knighton, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed.
In the last of a series reviewing how Washington's top players performed, a look at six of the defensive linemen, and decisions on which should be back.
Ryan Kerrigan and other Redskins who play defense came to their former coach's defense.
Robert Griffin III handled a reduced practice workload on Wednesday while nursing a sprained right shoulder.
Defensive end Jason Hatcher on Wednesday missed another practice because of inflammation in his right knee. It’s the same injury that forced the 32-year-old Hatcher out of last Sunday’s game and all of the practices leading up to that contest.
After missing last week's game because of a lower leg contusion, wide receiver DeSean Jackson returned to action in a limited capacity on Wednesday.
Wide receiver DeSean Jackson and five other Redskins players missed Thursday’s practice with injuries and remain questionable for Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams.
Washington’s ailing defensive backfield short-handed, as Brandon Meriweather, Chase Minnifield sit out practice; Ryan Clark, E.J. Biggers limited
Washington’s injury-depleted secondary can ill-afford to lose safety Brandon Meriweather (sprained toe) against St. Louis
Left tackle set to play, while cornerback E.J. Biggers, wide receivers Aldrick Robinson and Leonard Hamilton among Redskins inactives for Sunday’s game against Colts.