- The Washington Times - Friday, November 6, 2015

The Washington Redskins could have four starters return to the field on Sunday against the New England Patriots, but there are plenty of concerns about their availability.

Cornerbacks Bashaud Breeland, Chris Culliver and DeAngelo Hall, as well as wide receiver DeSean Jackson, center Kory Lichtensteiger, outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan and inside linebacker Keenan Robinson are all listed as questionable.

“We’ve got to find our most healthy 46 guys, that’s the most important thing we’re trying to do, ” coach Jay Gruden told reporters on Friday. “Players have to be honest with us and we have to be honest with what we see on practice tape and how they feel come Sunday morning.”

Out of the three injured corners, Culliver was the most productive this week in practice. He’s missed the last three games because of a left knee injury, but was active in one-on-one drills against wide receivers.

However, on Friday, Culliver had a minor setback and did not practice because of soreness in his knee.

Breeland injured his right hamstring against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 7 and practiced for the second consecutive day, a positive sign for the Redskins. That said, Gruden would not commit to his availability for Sunday.

“He did a little bit more today and did some good things so that’s good to see,” Gruden said. “It’s positive on him, but again, we’ll see how he feels tomorrow morning. He’ll get some treatment, have a walkthrough and get more treatment and we’ll find out what he can do Sunday morning.”

Lichtensteiger will also be a game-time decision as he continues to recover from a disc-related injury that is causing weakness to his neck and shoulder. The center has missed the last two games.

“This is something that is really going to come down to the wire with Kory,” Gruden said.

Jackson and Kerrigan are both expect to play on Sunday. Jackson has reiterated this week that he finally feels ready to go since tearing his left hamstring in the season opener. Kerrigan, who broke his right hand against the Buccaneers, had surgery Oct. 26 and saw a specialist on Thursday. Kerrigan has said this week that he plans to play with a small cast over his hand and does not expect it to limit him.

Robinson is dealing with soreness in his rotator cuff and was limited on Friday after sitting out Thursday’s practice.

Hall sustained a Grade 2 toe sprain in his right foot in Week 3 against the New York Giants and has not played since. He made significant progress this week, but his status is also uncertain for Sunday.


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