Rex Grossman would play only if White gets hurt, according to Coach Mike Shanahan.
Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said he’s “excited” to see strong safety Brandon Meriweather take his first football snaps since Nov. 18, when Washington closes out the preseason against Tampa Bay on Thursday.
Shanahan plans to play Meriweather for a half, and Wilson 15-20 plays. Meanwhile, Cousins, Cofield unlikely to play.
He's in competition for a roster spot behind starter Alfred Morris.
Kicker John Potter, receiver Chip Reeves and lineman Jeremy Trueblood rank among players released Tuesday.
Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather is expected to make his return to the football field Thursday when the team closes out the preseason at Tampa Bay.
The Redskins must make two rounds of cuts this week to get to the league-mandated 53-man roster
Incumbent starter has continued to work with the first-team offense, with veteran newcomer Tony Pashos backing him up.
It wasn't the typical third preseason game, but there still was plenty to take away from the matchup.
Mike Shanahan said he switched his two quarterbacks back and forth to simulate the demands on a backup during the regular season.