Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said fullback Darrel Young (concussion), safety LaRon Landry (groin) and defensive end Stephen Bowen (knee) all missed practice today.

Receivers Jabar Gaffney (foot) and Terrence Austin (hamstring) were limited.

Receiver Niles Paul (toe) practiced and has a chance to play Sunday. . . .

Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said he noticed an improved toughness in Roy Helu on Sunday. Shanahan pointed out that Helu gained more yards after contact and seemed to get stronger with his runs as the game went along. . . .

Shanahan praised Rex Grossman’s confidence Sunday and said the quarterback’s ability to rebound from struggles sums up who Grossman is.