With Roy Helu Jr. sidelined by a toe injury, second-year running back Chris Thompson is expected to get his first opportunity of the season Sunday against the Giants.
The Redskins are hopeful star wide receiver DeSean Jackson will return to the lineup Sunday against the Giants after missing last week’s game with a bruised shin.
Several Redskins said they were surprised to hear that Robert Griffin III was headed to the bench—again—and that Colt McCoy would be the starting quarterback Sunday in Indianapolis.
One of Roy Helu’s distinguishing characteristics is the tuft of hair that sticks out from underneath his helmet.
Make that 'was' the tuft or hair.
Robert Griffin III and DeSean Jackson weren’t the only Redskins nursing injuries after Sunday's 41-10 win over the Jaguars.