With the biggest game in recent years looming Saturday night in Philadelphia, the Redskins have a host of injury injury concerns. Among them:
• WR DeSean Jackson (bruised knee that he suffered in Chicago) did not practice during the portion of practice that was open to reporters, but it’s possible he was simply taking a maintenance day. Coming off his most productive game of the season against the Bills, Jackson figures to be good to go against Philly.
• FS Dashon Goldson (fractured rib) was not practicing. He was in considerable pain after Sunday’s game and is easily the biggest concern the Redskins have on defense. Not a great sign, obviously.
• RT Morgan Moses (ankle/foot) was wearing shells and a helmet but did not participate in drills. Like Goldson, he’s one you need to keep an eye on. Backup Ty Nsekhe filled in admirably, but Moses has been one of the Redskins’ biggest surprises (in a good way) this season.
• C Josh LeRibeus (ankle) was practicing after missing a few snaps late in Sunday’s game. Positive sign that he’ll be ready to face the Eagles.
• LB Will Compton (stinger), WR Ryan Grant (oblique) and RBs Matt Jones (hip contusion) and Chris Thompson (shoulder) were all participating in individuals.
• One more positive development: LB Perry Riley (foot) was rehabbing off to the side for the first time since having surgery to place screws in the broken bone. The initial diagnosis was 3-6 weeks. Tomorrow will mark three weeks since the injury.
As always, Redskins Coach Jay Gruden will provide a more thorough update following practice.
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