Placekicker Kai Forbath will not play for the Washington Redskins as they take on the Green Bay Packers. Meanwhile, safety Brandon Meriweather will make his season debut.
The quarterback is let go to make room on the roster for place kicker John Potter, who could be called on to fill in for the injured Kai Forbath on Sunday.
The Redskins add insurance in the wake of an injury suffered Friday by Forbath, who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Packers.
Kai Forbath said he knows exactly what happened on his missed field goal attempt Monday night, and is eager to prove that he can bounce back from it and make his next attempt.
Teammates chose honorees, which were announced at the team's annual Welcome Home Luncheon on Friday.
Second-year kicker hopes to remain consistent and end the Redskins' kicking carousel
By Brandon Parker
July 31, 2013
First-year kicker Kai Forbath remained perfect on the year and set the NFL record for consecutive field goals made to start a career with a pair of kicks in the first half of Washington’s win over the Eagles.
The successful boot gave the Redskins their fourth consecutive victory and was Forbath's 14th straight field goal.
There were numerous positives to take away from Washington's win on Thursday night.
Kicker's late field goal seals win over Cowboys and leaves him 10 for 10 since being signed by Redskins.