The Insider: injury updates


Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 11/17/2013

Biggers, Bowen, Hankerson all to have MRIs on injured knees

E.J. Biggers, Stephen Bowen and Leonard Hankerson all left Sunday’s game with knee injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  07:07 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Meriweather to be fined, not suspended, for helmet-to-helmet hit on Lacy [updated]

Safety Brandon Meriweather will be fined by the NFL but not suspended for his hit Sunday that knocked Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy out of the game with a concussion.

By Mike Jones  |  05:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Fines, Injuries, injury updates, Kai Forbath, NFL safety, Redskins vs. Packers

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 08/10/2013

Phillip Thomas doesn't have a broken foot, X-rays show, and is day-to-day

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said the rookie safety will be monitored on a day-to-day basis.

By Mike Jones  |  04:40 PM ET, 08/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, injury updates, Phillip Thomas, preseason, Training camp

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 07/27/2013

Keenan Robinson remains plugged in despite injury

While waiting for surgery on his torn right triceps, Keenan Robinson has been a constant on the Redskins' sideline during practice and in their meeting rooms.

By Mike Jones  |  01:04 PM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, injury updates, Keenan Robinson, Linebackers, Training camp

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 05/22/2013

What did you make of 'I would have pulled him' coming up again?

The talk around the Redskins still centers on the quarterback's knee injury, even as Robert Griffin III tries to move past it.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:19 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, RGIII injury, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 01/19/2013

Redskins receiver Josh Morgan has surgery on right leg

Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan had surgery on his lower right leg on Friday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:16 AM ET, 01/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Josh Morgan

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Sav Rocca to have surgery; Pierre Garcon to seek multiple opinions

Punter will have operation and rehab in native Australia

By Mike Jones  |  04:49 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Pierre Garcon, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Sav Rocca

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 01/02/2013

LG Kory Lichtensteiger hopes to play Sunday for Redskins vs. Seahawks

Left guard Kory Lichtensteiger missed Wednesday's practice with a sprained left ankle, but remained hopeful that he could play Sunday

By Mike Jones  |  05:15 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Pierre Garcon, Brandon Meriweather questionable for Sunday

Coach Mike Shanahan says wide receiver, safety are expected to play, barring additional setbacks.

By Mike Jones  |  01:55 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Jammal Brown cleared to practice; David Jones cut; D.J. Johnson promoted

Right tackle has spent the entire season on their physically unable to perform list following surgery on his right hip.

By Mike Jones  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Personnel moves

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Brandon Meriweather, Pierre Garcon out for Sundays game against Panthers

Redskins hope safety will be available to play following the bye week.

By Mark Maske  |  01:57 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Redskins-Panthers

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Redskins plan to pick punter Saturday

Team will test Sav Rocca's knee injury with Daniel Sepulveda, Chas Henry among possible replacements.

By Mark Maske  |  04:29 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Redskins-Giants

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 09/30/2012

WR Aldrick Robinson, SS Brandon Meriweather injured in pregame collision

Washington Redskins wide receiver Aldrick Robinson and strong safety Brandon Meriweather were injured during an odd pre-game collision.

By Mike Jones  |  02:37 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, injury updates, Redskins-Buccaneers

Posted at 09:34 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Brandon Meriweather ‘ecstatic’ about prospects of making Redskins debut

The return of starting strong safety Brandon Meriweather could help the Redskins’ struggling secondary.

By Mike Jones  |  09:34 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, injury updates

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Trent Williams has a bone bruise in his right knee

It's not clear how much time the left tackle will miss.

By Mike Jones  |  01:53 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Redskins injuries, Trent Williams

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Trent Williams returns to game after suffering knee injury [updated]

The Washington Redskins lost starting left tackle Trent Williams to a right knee injury on their second offensive play of the game.

By Mike Jones  |  01:53 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Redskins-Bengals, Trent Williams

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Fred Davis cleared for action, Pierre Garcon unsure about Sunday

Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis says he's been fine after a hit to the head Sunday, but wide receiver Pierre Garcon doesn't yet know if he'll play against the Bengals

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  12:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, injury updates, Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Meriweather says knee is improving, but return still unclear

Redskins safety says he will make attempt this week to play but isn't sure of status.

By Mark Maske  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Redskins injuries

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Brian Orakpo likely will miss at least one game

Linebacker Brian Orakpo likely will miss Sunday's home opener after apparently aggravating an injury to his left pectoral muscle during Sunday's loss at St. Louis.

By Mark Maske  |  11:39 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, injury updates

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Five areas to monitor as the Redskins prepare for the Rams

Game 1 is in the books, and now the Washington Redskins turn their attention to the St. Louis Rams, whom they’ll face in the Edward Jones Dome on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  08:34 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Practice reports, Redskins-Rams

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/06/2012

DeJon Gomes gets first-team work as Redskins scramble for backup plan at strong safety

The injury woes that have plagued the Redskins and their safeties the last two seasons seem to have continued as Mike Shanahan announced that the team will open the year with Brandon Meriweather sidelined for two to four weeks with a sprained MCL and PCL.

By Mike Jones  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, injury updates, Redskins defense, Safeties