The Redskins coaching staff hoped for a big night from tight end Jordan Reed, but the team did not get it.
Reed played minimal snaps Monday night against the Panthers before exiting the game in the third quarter after being hit directly in his separated shoulder.
The Redskins star tight end injured the shoulder on Thanksgiving in Dallas, and while he was able to finish that game, he missed the following week's loss in Arizona. Reed played last week in the win over the Eagles, but was limited to just 10 snaps and one catch.
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Things look bleak for Washington with or without Reed on the field.
The Panthers held a 20-9 lead when he exited the Monday night game, and the 'Skins offense is having trouble moving the ball throughout the contest.