Redskins injury report: Trent Williams, three others miss practice


Trent Williams and Darrel Young are both nursing injuries. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)

Starting left tackle Trent Williams missed Wednesday’s practice with a foot contusion, but said that he hopes to play on Sunday when the Redskins host the Kansas City Chiefs.

Williams had been in a walking boot earlier this week, but no longer needs it.

“Got a bone bruise. It’s fine though.” Williams told reporters Wednesday afternoon.

Starting safeties Brandon Meriweather and Reed Doughty, and rookie tight end Jordan Reed also missed practice on Wednesday.

Meriweather was sidelined by a sternum contusion. Doughty suffered a concussion in Sunday’s game but has passed his tests since then and could have gone through positional drills on Wednesday, but the Redskins opted to hold him out as a precaution.

Meanwhile, Reed, who suffered a concussion two weeks ago  and has since missed two games, watched practice from the sideline and has yet to receive clearance.

Inside linebacker London Fletcher (ankle), fullback Darrel Young (hamstring) and cornerback DeAngelo Hall (hip/back) were all limited in practice.

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What’s ahead:

● Updates on Stephen Bowen and Maurice Hurt, and comments from Kirk Cousins.

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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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