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Redskins injury updates - Tue., July 30

Left tackle Trent Williams is day-to-day after aggravating his sprained left wrist during the final session of Tuesday’s practice. Cornerback DeAngelo Hall expects to miss between a “couple days” to “a couple weeks” with a sprained right ankle. X-rays showed no fracture.

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III attempts to put his knee brace on as the team begins their training camp at the NFL football teams new practice facility in Richmond, Va. Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

RG3 expects to wear right knee brace all season

Griffin wears the DonJoy Defiance, which is designed to support instabilities in all four knee ligaments. The brace alters his stride a bit when he walks, causing him to limp, but he insists he feels comfortable wearing it during strenuous physical activity.

Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo (98) stretches as the team begins their training camp at the NFL football team's new practice facility in Richmond, Va., Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Redskins training camp observations - Mon., July 29

Practice opened with one-on-one pass protection drills between running backs and linebackers, one of the liveliest drills in all of training camp. Rookie running backs Chris Thompson and Jawan Jamison, both of whom are only 5-foot-7, encountered difficulty due to their lack of length. A third-down back must be able to pass protect, and being undersized is a significant detriment.

Redskins injury updates - Mon., July 29

Cornerback DeAngelo Hall injured his right ankle during one-on-one drills Monday afternoon. He had it taped and briefly returned to practice. He was scheduled for an x-ray Monday evening as a precaution.

Healthy Roy Helu Jr. eyes third-down running back role

Helu proved during spring practices that he can explosively sprint and cut on his left foot. Now he must demonstrate the promise he showed during his rookie season in 2011, when he rushed for at least 100 yards in three consecutive games and had 49 receptions.

Newly drafted Washington Redskins safety Phillip Thomas (41) and cornerback David Amerson (39) come off the field following rookie minicamp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., on Sunday, May 5, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Redskins training camp observations - Sat., July 27

It’s clear second-round rookie cornerback David Amerson has the physical tools to be a good cornerback. He’s long, tall and he can turn and run. Mistakes like he made against receiver Aldrick Robinson should only help his learning process this summer.