With linebacker Ryan Kerrigan cleared to practice after being evaluated for concussion symptoms during Monday’s night’s loss to Philadelphia, the injury list remains short for the Redskins.
“I don’t think there are any injuries that will keep anybody out,” Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said. “A couple of guys are banged up but that’s about it.”
The one player who remains questionable is strong safety Brandon Meriweather, who sat out Monday’s game with a lingering groin injury. Since signing with Washington last summer, Meriweather has appeared in just one game thanks to multiple injuries, including a torn ACL.
E.J. Biggers, and not veteran Reed Doughty, started in place of Meriweather on Monday because his speed should have helped against the Eagles’ multiple playmakers. But he had never played that position before and the results weren’t exactly what the coaching staff hoped.
As of Tuesday’s press conference, Shanahan had no word on whether Meriweather would be ready to participate this Sunday at Green Bay.
“I think you are always disappointed when you’ve got a football player that you think is going to be ready and then all of the sudden he’s not,” Shanahan said. “I was really pleased with Brandon going into the last preseason game. He lasted a half and then all of the sudden…he strains his groin. So that’s always disappointing. I am hoping this week he’ll be ready to go.”