WASHINGTON (AP) Don’t expect the Redskins to shut down several injured players just because they’ve fallen out of playoff contention.
Coach Jay Gruden said the team and training staff will evaluate injuries on a ”player-by-player basis.” Four players missed Washington’s game at Dallas on Thursday night along with 15 already on injured reserve and several others who were listed as questionable.
A 38-14 loss to the Cowboys on Thursday night dropped the Redskins to 5-7 and crushed their slim playoff hopes. But that won’t change the approach to injuries.Article continues below ...
”I think if they’re good enough to go Packers Oren Burks Jersey , they need to go,” Gruden said on a conference call Friday. ”We obviously don’t want to hurt anybody’s future, if it’s a chance to injure themselves long term. But if it’s just a nagging ankle sprain or something like that where they just can play through it, then they’ll play through it. We’ve got to dress 46 guys out there, and we’ll dress the healthiest guys we can.”
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