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Topic - Stephon Heyer
Stephon Heyer is getting ready to play left tackle. And right tackle. Then again, he might not play at all.
Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams was unable to practice Wednesday because of a bruised left knee and a sprained toe on his left foot.
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No NFL team is truly prepared for losing a key player, especially a Pro Bowl left offensive tackle. You can spend years building line depth and teaching guys to play multiple positions, but you're still going to feel it — right between the eyes — when your quarterback's blindside bodyguard goes down.
A long shot to make the Washington Redskins roster five days ago, Stephon Heyer got the first shot to play in Chris Samuels' vacated left tackle position yesterday afternoon.
Maryland tackle Jared Gaither has been declared academically ineligible for the fall, a team spokesman confirmed yesterday.
"You don't know what will happen in the flow of the game, so you have to be free to go anywhere," he said. "Wherever they try to put me, I'm down for it."
"A guy that can play three, four positions on the line is pretty useful," Heyer said. "I don't mind. One day I'll get a chance to have my own spot and stay home."