Option plays give him a chance to show his speed, elusiveness
Left tackle Trent Williams returned to the game after suffering a knee injury on the Redskins' second offensive play of the game.
Washington Redskins starting wide receiver Pierre Garcon will miss a second consecutive game, and starting strong safety Brandon Meriweather will miss a third.
The Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals square off at 1 p.m. in the Redskins’ home opener.
The Redskins are trying to rebound from a 31-28 loss at St. Louis last week. Meanwhile, Cincinnati also owns a 1-1 record, but is coming off of a 34-27 win over Cleveland.
Redskins must contain Cincinnati pass rusher
In Friday's free-for-all, the Opening Kick talks with two Bengals fans, and gets a three-point breakdown from a Redskins fan on what needs to happen on Sunday.
As a rookie out of Georgia last season, A.J. Green recorded 65 catches for 1,057 yards and seven touchdowns, averaging 16.3 yards per catch.
Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis agrees with the way Redskins coach Mike Shanahan is handling rookie QB Robert Griffin III