ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins already know they’re going to be minus one among their prime passing weapons; there’s an opportunity they may lose two extra as properly. That is not what they want heading into Saturday’s recreation vs. the Tennessee Titans.
Tight finish Vernon Davis and receiver Josh Doctson each are listed as questionable after not training Thursday. Tight finish Jordan Reed has been dominated out, so dropping two extra targets would be expensive for Washington. Davis was checked for a concussion in Sunday’s win over Jacksonville however was cleared. Nevertheless, coach Jay Gruden stated Davis developed signs Wednesday and re-entered the concussion protocol. He nonetheless has to be cleared earlier than he can play vs. the Titans.
Doctson didn’t follow Thursday after being a full participant Wednesday. Redskins coach Jay Gruden stated he developed decrease again spasms after follow Wednesday and was in remedy Thursday. He didn’t follow. They are going to re-evaluate him Friday.
The Redskins cannot afford to lose both participant with Reed already sidelined for a second consecutive recreation. They’re down to their fourth beginning quarterback in Josh Johnson and might need a fourth set of beginning guards. Ty Nsekhe, a sort out pressed into service at guard, didn’t follow this week and is questionable with a knee harm.
If Davis cannot play, then the Redskins would have Jeremy Sprinkle as their prime tight finish goal. He is been extra of a blocking tight finish and has caught three passes for 19 yards and a landing. Davis has caught 25 passes, however averages a team-best 14.68 yards per catch. Doctson is second on the crew with 39 receptions and two touchdowns. If he cannot play, the Redskins probably would begin Maurice Harris or Michael Floyd in his spot. Each can play both exterior receiver place. Harris is fourth on the crew with 28 catches; Floyd has seven. It will depart slot receiver Jamison Crowder and operating again Chris Thompson as the 2 finest receiving choices.
Earlier this season the Redskins misplaced beginning wideout Paul Richardson to a shoulder harm.