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“It’s not frustrating, just painful,” he said.

Linebacker Randall Godfrey (abdominal strain) is expected to practice today.

The Redskins‘ Week 1 starting lineup missed a combined 56 games with injury. Only eight opening day starters — Chris Samuels, Pete Kendall, Chris Cooley and Clinton Portis on offense and Cornelius Griffin, Andre Carter, London Fletcher and LaRon Landry on defense — started every game.

Collins honored

Collins was named NFC offensive player of the month yesterday. In December, Collins was 67-for-105 for 888 yards, five touchdowns, no interceptions and a 106.4 passer rating during four victories.

Collins will start his first postseason game Saturday.

“You always have some butterflies,” he said. “That’s part of the game — you have that experience ever since you’ve been playing football. … This is going to be the playoffs, now but in terms of you have to win to keep playing, that hasn’t changed. We’ve been playing playoff football the last four weeks.”

Needs tickets

Sellers grew up in the Seattle area and is trying to collect more than 40 game tickets.

“I need to take out a loan,” he said. “I could use some help because it’s 42 and it’s steadily rising. I’ve stopped answering my phone.”