RICHMOND — Starting free safety Ryan Clark left Tuesday’s practice early after tweaking his hamstring. Meanwhile, wide receiver Pierre Garcon was sidelined again after aggravating a hamstring pull suffered last week.
Coach Jay Gruden said he didn’t yet know how serious Clark’s injury was.
Gruden said the team held Garcon out of Wednesday’s action as a precaution.
Garcon initially strained his hamstring on July 28. He returned to action three days later, but then tweaked the hamstring when he slipped while running a comeback route on Monday.
Garcon didn’t go into details when asked about the severity of his injury.
“It’s just football,” he said.
But he did say that he didn’t anticipate playing in the preseason opener at FedEx Field on Thursday.
Gruden said that Garcon was held out of action on Wednesday as a precautionary move.
Meanwhile, second-year safety Phillip Thomas took part in individual drills, but did not play in 11-on-11 or seven-on-seven drills because he too has been dealing with a mild hamstring strain.
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