Strong safety LaRon Landry expects to miss the Washington Redskins’ season-opener on Sunday after recently aggravating his strained right hamstring, a setback that has caused some friction between Landry and the Redskins’ training staff.
Washington Redskins coaches spent the summer touting their newly-established depth at the receiver position. Last year's group wasn't good enough to scare opposing defenses, so they added five new receivers via the draft, free agency and trades. The new corps, they said, was replete with players whose unique talents would challenge defensive backs and bring out the best in each other.
Oft-injured receiver Malcolm Kelly's tenure with the Washington Redskins reached its expected conclusion on Tuesday when the club waived him at the league deadline for reducing the team's roster to 80 players.
Receiver Anthony Armstrong beat cornerback Byron Westbrook for a touchdown on a deep post pattern during Washington Redskins practice Wednesday. Rex Grossman's long throw was accurate with nice touch, but more importantly it provided a learning opportunity for rookie safety DeJon Gomes.
Running back Clinton Portis made a surprise appearance in the Redskins' locker room Wednesday, knowing that he might never return to his professional home of the past seven years.
Kevin Barnes intercepted David Garrard's second pass in overtime, setting up Graham Gano's 31-yard field goal that gave the Washington Redskins a 20-17 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday and snapped a four-game losing streak.
Don't get in LaRon Landry's way.
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick left Sunday's game against the Redskins with a rib injury and his return is questionable.
Michael Vick's brief run as No. 1 may be temporarily grounded.