Jay Gruden provides update on Redskins' injured starters
The Washington Redskins entered this week's mini-camp with several key projected 2015 starters on the shelf. Ryan Kerrigan, Trent Williams and Deangelo Hall are all expected to make a lasting impact in 2015, but they won't get started until training camp at the earliest. Head coach Jay Gruden confirmed that all three players will sit out mini-camp as they rehab, and the goal is for all three to be ready to go when training camp arrives.
“It’s just a matter of continuing the rehab process, making sure we get a good program for them in their time off—they take care of themselves so when they get there they’re ready to go,” Gruden told reporters after Monday's practice, per CSN Washington.
Kerrigan's absence has allowed second-round rookie Preston Smith some more snaps with the first team defense, and he stood out during Monday's practice. If he continues to show progress, the Redskins could eventually work him in the first team rotation when Kerrigan returns. Without Hall, the Redskins' young secondary continues to try to find its bearings. At offensive tackle, the Redskins have also been without projected swing tackle Morgan Moses, as he continues to rehab from a foot injury.
(h/t CSN Washington)
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