“Rex will get some playing time and Pat will get some playing time but… a lot is determined by the number of plays,” Shanahan said Friday at training camp in Richmond. “You’re guessing there because you’re not sure the time of possession. Even last week with our defense, we put some guys in early in the fourth quarter and they got five plays apiece. So you are never really sure how many plays they get. But it’ll be somewhere in the area that hopefully we can split out the reps.”
Shanahan has continued to say that he will withhold Robert Griffin III from the entire preseason as the Redskins’ starter at quarterback works his way back from knee surgery in January.
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● Washington hosts the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday at 8 p.m. in their first game of the preseason at FedEx Field.
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