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Kareem Copeland is The Post's Washington Redskins beat writer. He previously covered the Utah Jazz, the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Pacers and the Green Bay Packers.
Washington was down to just two healthy running backs in advance of Sunday's game against the Houston Texans.
Washington upgraded left tackle Trent Williams's status for Sunday's game against Houston as he continues to recover from thumb surgery. Kicker Dustin Hopkins was also listed as questionable.
The Redskins have held up against mobile quarterbacks, but the Texans’ Deshaun Watson brings a different dynamic to Sunday’s game.
The statuses of running back Chris Thompson and cornerback Quinton Dunbar are uncertain, but rookie wideout Trey Quinn will return.
The seventh-round rookie has been called on in relief of injured starter Quinton Dunbar.
Washington's starting running back Adrian Peterson played through shoulder and ankle injuries early in the season, but says he is feeling better than he has in weeks.
Running back Chris Thompson is also unlikely to play due to a rib injury, while the team is monitoring a groin injury to kicker Dustin Hopkins.
Washington survived its O-line injuries in last week's win over Tampa Bay, but Houston has one of the best pass rushes in the league, led by J.J. Watt.
Washington's offensive line depth takes another hit.
Redskins quarterback Alex Smith looks for a balance between patience and aggression.