Monday, August 13, 2012

Redskins Injury Update

Armstrong, above, could lose his spot. (Photo: wikimedia.org)
The Redskins currently have two notable players banged up right now. And for one, it could cost him his spot in the roster.

To start, expect offensive tackle Trent Williams to sit out a practice or two this week due to his left foot. He got a bone bruise when another player fell on him when he was blocking down field for Pierre Garcon's touchdown run and catch.

The Redskins are in a wait-and-see approach in regards to this Saturday's preseason game. If Williams has any discomfort at all, I would not let him play. For a guy that has his spot locked up, there's no use in letting him play hurt.

Williams is the fourth projected starting offensive lineman that has been effected by the injury bug this offseason/preseason.

The next notable player to have been taken by the injury was is wide receiver Anthony Armstrong. Armstrong has a second-degree separation of the AC joint. Coach Mike Shanahan thinks that Armstrong could "return soon".

For Armstrong's sake, I hope so. With the additions of Garcon and Josh Morgan, Armstrong now finds himself on the bubble of getting the last receiver spot. Armstrong, Santana Moss, Brandon Banks, and Dezmon Briscoe are all competing for the last few spots at wideout.

With this injury, Armstrong now falls far behind the rest of the group. For his sake, hopefully he returns soon.


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Source: Washington Times