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Adrian Peterson was held out of Minnesota's game against Philadelphia on Sunday because of a sprained right foot, and backup Toby Gerhart was on the inactive list, too, with a hamstring injury.
Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals' dynamic winger, looked not too long ago like his place at the top of the list was being usurped by an impressive array of newcomers. But as the days wind down on 2013, Ovechkin, 28, has regained his place at the top as the Great 8 and is leaving no room for argument.
There are still five games left in a miserable 2013 season and it would be easy for Robert Griffin III to start planning for the offseason work that he missed last year recovering from major knee surgery. He won't give in to the temptation.
After meeting with the Shanahans in Denver when he attained free agency, Manning ended up in Denver, where in his second season he has the Broncos rolling at 6-1 and with the NFL's top offense.
The Redskins are 1-4 and about to face the Chicago Bears on Sunday at FedEx Field and the Denver Broncos on the road the following week. Unless Shanahan can find a solution, things are about to get ugly at Redskins Park. Questions that no one wanted to answer will be asked.
"It's part of the process. It's part of being a quarterback in the NFL," Griffin said Wednesday. "Things are going to happen. You're going to have to deal with the scrutiny and be able to face it or overcome it. That's just what it is."
To come so close and end up just short in the national championship game is heartbreaking. Washington Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson knows the feeling all too well.