Redskins injury report: Amerson, Baker back at full strength


David Amerson practiced fully after missing portions of Wednesday’s practice with a back injury. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

Cornerback David Amerson and defensive end Chris Baker both practiced fully for the Washington Redskins a day after they were limited to individual drills.

A back injury had hampered Amerson. Coach Mike Shanahan said the rookie had tweaked something in his back in the weight room. Baker, meanwhile, was sick Wednesday.

Strong safety Brandon Meriweather (groin) practiced fully for a second consecutive day, as did nose tackle Barry Cofield and kick returner Chris Thompson.

The Redskins’ upcoming opponent, the Green Bay Packers, had five players – safety Morgan Burnett (hamstring), cornerback Jarrett Bush (hamstring), tight end Jermichael Finley (toe), linebacker Nick Perry (neck) and guard Josh Sitton (back) – limited in practice, according to their injury report.

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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