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Report: Gibson has turf toe, may miss Week 14 vs. 49ers

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The Washington Football Team went through almost all of their signature win over the Steelers without star running back Antonio Gibson, and they may have to go another week without him. 

Gibson, who left Monday's game in the first quarter with a toe injury, was diagnosed with a "painful case" of turf toe, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The injury may knock him out of Washington's Week 14 matchup with the 49ers, but he'll be evaluated throughout the week. 

Gibson has become a focal point of Scott Turner's offense, entering Week 13 with 645 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns. If Gibson can't make it on the field against the 49ers, Washington will have to lean on J.D. McKissic and Peyton Barber at the position. 

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Against the Steelers, McKissic hauled in 10 passes for 70 yards while Barber got the bulk of the carries (14) and ran for 23 yards. 

At 5-7, Washington finds itself tied for first place in the NFC East and just one game back of a wild card spot in the NFC. A win over the 5-7 49ers would help their playoff hopes immensely.