Injury roundup: Royster, C. Griffin day to day

Injury roundup: Royster, C. Griffin day to day
September 24, 2012, 10:13 pm
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Backup tailback Evan Royster suffered a sprained patella tendon in his right knee in the fourth quarter of Sundays loss, Coach Mike Shanahan said. He is listed as day-to-day.Royster was injured as he attempted to catch a low pass from Robert Griffin III deep in Washingtons end. As the ball slipped between his fingers, Bengals tackle Geno Atkins knocked the second-year running back to the ground and Royster immediately reached for his knee.While the injury is not considered serious, the Redskins are also dealing with another injury to a backup tailback. Roy Helu Jr. aggravated an injury to his left foot and had serious difficulty walking after the game and was spotted leaving FedEx Field wearing a foot immobilizer.Hes got the same problem that hes had: a little bit of turf toe, Coach Mike Shanahan said of Shanahan.Cornerback Cedric Griffin, meantime, suffered a hamstring strain and is also day-to-day.(Go here to see our report on Trent Williams' knee injury.)