When bad teams have many holes to fill, one popular method to fix a roster is to trade down in the NFL Draft and amass more picks.
With the addition of linebacker Trent Murphy to injured reserve the Redskins now have 13 players on that list. Coach Jay Gruden took note that most of them play on Murphy’s side of the ball.
Linebacker Trent Murphy was put on injured reserve Tuesday, ending the rookie’s season.
Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy is a “long shot” to face the Cowboys next week after suffering a broken hand in Saturday’s win over the Eagles.
Redskins outside linebacker Trent Murphy suffered a broken right in the first quarter of Saturday’s 27-24 victory over the Eagles and did not return.