For the second straight week, Atlanta will be facing a backup quarterback. Hopefully this time the Dirty Birds will figure out how to beat a second-string quarterback-led team.
Starting tackle Trent Williams is listed as “Probable” as he continues to battle an injured thigh. Williams has turned the corner during his third year as a professional, and is arguably the best left tackle in all of football.
Pierre is getting healthy at the right time, and having him on the field elevates Washington’s offense to one of the league’s best.
If losing Meriweather wasn’t a big enough blow to the defense, it appears that the burgundy and gold may have to face Dallas without their starting middle linebacker. London Fletcher has not missed a game in his entire 15 season NFL career, but that streak is in serious jeopardy as Fletcher battles a sprained ankle.
The initial assumption was that Fletcher possibly experienced a concussion during a previous game. But after an extensive visit with a neurologist, doctors were able to rule out a concussion as the source for his balance issues. So the question is, if it’s not a head injury, why the balance issues?
This Sunday will be a measuring stick for the Redskins who seek to prove to themselves that they can be a winning ball club in the National Football League.
Garcon was at best ‘limited’ in practice this week, as he recovers from a bruised right foot, suffered during his 88-yard touchdown reception against New Orleans. As the team’s biggest offensive playmaker not named Robert Griffin III, his particpation, or lack thereof could be key in the Washington game plan.
Known for his fierce tackles and striking fear into the hearts of receivers across the league, Brandon Meriweather will take a seat against an explosive New Orleans offense. In positive news, the team overall is looking very healthy to start the season.
The preseason seemed to be marred by injuries, more so than usual. Here’s the injury situation going into the NFL season.
Monday’s depth chart for the Boston College game is released.