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Washington, Stephens-Howling inactive for Redskins

Posted by Darren Urban on September 18, 2011 – 8:34 am

In what is no surprise after both missed all week of practice, LB Daryl Washington (calf) and RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hand) are inactive for today’s game. Paris Lenon will slide into Washington’s spot and Stewart Bradley will get his first start for the Cardinals as the other inside linebacker. Chester Taylor will get Stephens-Howling’s spot.

John Skelton remains inactive at QB, meaning that, for the time being, Rich Bartel has won the No. 2 quarterback role, since Skelton has recovered from his ankle injury.

The other inactives include CB Crezdon Butler, who suffered a significant ankle injury last week in practice, CB Korey Lindsey, TE Jim Dray — who is still recovering from his pectoral strain — and T D’Anthony Batiste.


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21 Responses to “Washington, Stephens-Howling inactive for Redskins”

  1. By Sean gold on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    How involved do you think taylor will be with regards playing time?

  2. By Alex Mann on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    How come Alfonso Smith didn’t take that second spot? I figured he would get the shot at it.

  3. By Matt on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Stinks for DWash and Howler!!!

    Worth noting that LaRon Landry is out for the Skins, as well.

  4. By Nick Pepe on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    The closer we get to kickoff, the more important this game feels. A chance to get to 2-0 with Seattle on the horizon, it would be a great kick start to the season. Protect the QB and the ball. Run hard Beanie!!

  5. By Joe DeBolt on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Go Cards get us another “W”. We will be watching and cheering for you in Payson, AZ.

  6. By Darren Urban on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Sean —

    RE: Taylor

    I’d expect him to slide into the LSH role.

  7. By Darren Urban on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Alex —

    RE: Alfonso

    I would think they’d go with the vet.

  8. By Eazy E on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Chester is a better player than alfonso amith too and that’s why he gets the nod also.

  9. By clssylssy on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    The injuries continue to be a major issue! However, it would be good to have a 2-0, I consider this to be more a really good practice scrimmage for the Seahawks and would hate to give up any more of our players to injury going into a Divisional game. Also, our record of losses following wins nags at me, remembering last years loss in Seattle following a big win at home against the Saints. I like seeing the team hungry and the underdog (but not flat on their back) rather than puffed up and overconfident going into games we really have to win. CARDS LOOKING GOOD! STAY HEALTHY AND GO CARDS!

  10. By cardsalltheway on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    As bad as the D looks(while unhealthy), the O looks(while healthy) worse!

  11. By Brandon on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Well the 1st qt was ok with the int and td. Second qt. was awful o line looks bad. Cardinals need to come out firing in the 2nd half

  12. By dan on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Our defense SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Defensive line sucks.

  13. By Rodgerscromartie17 on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    what an embarrasing loss, i knew the skins would come down and kick the game winning field goal the second the offense went 3 and out, 100 yards in penaltys? our defense has too much un exp players to win

  14. By brad oneill on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Kolb stayed in pocket much better today. he was rewarded with a touchdown but also some serious hits. is it worth it?

  15. By DW #1 fan on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Darnell Dockette and Adrian Wilson frikkin suck. I dont think Adub could cover a piece of bread with a full jar of mayonase and dockette takes like 2 seconds to move on every snap. these are our defensive captains? psht… I hope they know that they look like a joke on the field.

  16. By brythybo7 on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    ~Darren~

    I thought Skelton only sprained his ankle? Is it at bad sprain or more serious than just a sprain? I thought those only took a short amount of time to heal.

  17. By TucsonTim on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    FIRE RUSS GRIMM. How many blind side hits until Kolb goes down and we are left with a Derick Anderson look alike. Worst tackles in the NFL. Go out and get new tackles, any means necessary. UFL, CFL, arena league, some div 1 guy sitting on a couch. Mark my words, no change equals an injured Kolb. FIRE RUSS GRIMM

  18. By Darren Urban on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    Bryth —

    RE: Skelton

    Skelton is healthy.

  19. By dre 1368 on Sep 18, 2011 | Reply

    that soft zone gets us beat every time . levie is not getting the job done last year here for sure unless we move him to guard which i dont think the front office will touch ever again . killing this o . happy they fought till the end glad to see the picks d line has to make more plays .

  20. By brythybo7 on Sep 19, 2011 | Reply

    Yeah, fire people on the second game of the season! That makes so much sense!
    I dont really know what people are expecting to see this season. We are trying to rebuild from last season, only there was a little thing called the lockout that everyone seems to have forgotten about. If we do bad this season, Im not blaming players or the staff. Its not their fault they only had a few weeks to prepare.

  21. By cards62 on Sep 19, 2011 | Reply

    Yes brythybo7 by all means do not blame our players or coaches for this entire season as they get a pass. I will let you in on a little secret. None of the other teams had an offseason either. All teams have issues winners use their energies to build bridges to overcome them while losers spend their energies building excuses.
    Another east coast do not wake up until the second half. Redskins only punted twice all game and never in the first half. We were lucky to be in the game and could have won the game.

    Go Cards beat Seahawks

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