- The Washington Times - Monday, September 28, 2015

ASHBURN — The only update Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden had to offer about the team’s lengthy injury report is that he would not share any information until Wednesday.

“Everybody is day-to-day until Wednesday,” Gruden said.

The “everybody” he was referring to encompasses wide receiver DeSean Jackson, cornerback Justin Rogers, left guard Shawn Lauvao, left guard Josh LeRibeus, right tackle Morgan Moses and linebacker Perry Riley.

Jackson, who is recovering from a left hamstring strain, was not spotted at Monday’s practice. Rogers (plantar fasciitis), Riley (calf strain) and LeRibeus (calf strain) were working off to the side during individual drills.

Colt McCoy was not participating in the open portion of Monday’s practice and Gruden acknowledged that the backup quarterback is dealing with an injury, though he would not comment any further.

Gruden also said cornerback DeAngelo Hall saw a foot specialist on Monday after spraining his right big toe in Thursday’s 32-21 loss to the New York Giants. Gruden said that Hall is still expected to be out three to four weeks.

The biggest concern for the Redskins right now is the health of the offensive line. Lauvao played just five snaps on Thursday after sustaining a lateral sprain in his left ankle. After the game, Gruden said he expected Lauvao to, “miss some time,” and he was not at Monday’s practice.

Moses, who was also absent from Monday’s session, played all 77 of the team’s offensive snaps on Thursday despite sustaining a mild MCL sprain in his right knee and hyperextending his elbow.

If Lauvao is in fact unable to play on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, Gruden said rookie guard Arie Kouandjio or second-year guard Spencer Long will step in at left guard.

Neither player has been active in the Redskins’ first three games, but Gruden was optimistic about the depth on the offensive line.

“They’ve all been schooled,” Gruden said about the group. “That’s a good thing. Since training camp, we’ve felt good about our offensive line depth and it’s going to be tested throughout the season. This week will be no different depending on Shawn [Lauvao], how he does. We have Arie Kouandjio ready to play left guard. We have Spencer Long ready to play left guard. So we have two viable candidates right there that have not dressed in a football game yet but are ready to go.”


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