Washington begins trimming its roster from 90 players to 75.
The offense got in gear (though the line struggled), Josh Norman had a strong outing and position battles appeared to gain some clarity.
Pair of first-quarter injuries cut linebacker and running back's nights short.
Washington's offense gets off to a shaky start, but comes alive with three straight scores.
Washington's third preseason game will serve as the final action for nearly all of the team's starters, but roster spots are still up for grabs.
After initially mulling retirement, third-year pro is expected to report to Redskins headquarters some time this weekend and attempt to make the roster.
As of mid-day on Thursday, the Redskins remained unsure of whether the center would join them or not.
The Redskins still have a logjam at inside linebacker, and Friday night's game should go a long way to helping team officials settling on the final starting position and backup roles.
The Patriots castoff and new Redskins center might take some time to get up to speed, but he brings an attitude and nastiness that will fit right in.
The undrafted rookie out of Tulane has worked his way up from the bottom of the depth chart to receiving first team reps this week in practice.