Left tackle Trent Williams and wide receiver Pierre Garon emerged from Sundays victory unscathed and participated fully in practice Wednesday, Coach Mike Shanahan said.Williams (knee) and Garon (foot) were limited in practice last week and played through some discomfort in Tampa.Safety Brandon Meriweather, meantime, will miss this weeks game against Atlanta with the knee injury he sustained in a freak collision with teammate wide receiver Aldrick Robinson (concussion) during pregame warmup at Raymond James Stadium. Robinson was limited in practice and will be examined by doctors again Thursday.If hes cleared, hell be able to practice, Shanahan said of Robinson, who wore a yellow no-contact jersey.Also limited in practice were wide receiver Brandon Banks (hip) and running back Evan Royster (knee).
Redskins rookie Su'a Cravens has been named the Castrol Edge Clutch Performer of Week 3 on NFL.com for his interception against Eli Manning on Sunday.
With the Redskins clinging to a 29-27 lead, Cravens picked off Manning late in the fourt quarter. It was certainly a good time for him to make his first career interception as the pick sealed the Redskins' first win of the season.
Cravens' interception beat out Jay Ajayi's game-winning touchdown run for the Miami Dolpins, Justin Tucker's game-winning field goal, T.Y. Hilton's winning touchod catch and Robert Quinn's late sack.
Yes, Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor accounted for 200 total yards last week in a loss to the Dolphins. While the yardage total is impressive, and Pryor has shown breakout potential this young season, the Redskins defensive focus needs to be on another Cleveland player: Isaiah Crowell.
"That's a power running game. They do a lot of good things in the running game," Washington coach Jay Gruden said. "The No. 1 guy is Crowell. He's an excellent back."
Through three games, Crowell has 45 carries for 274 yards, good for an average of more than 6 yards-per-carry and second in the NFL in rush yards. He's shown both power and speed, including an 85-yard touchdown run against the Ravens in Week 2.
What makes Crowell especially difficult to stop is that the Browns offense is so varied. With a guy like Pryor, Cleveland will run the Wildcat and the read option in addition to their normal pro set.
"You start worrying about all the stuff going on with the formations and then all of a sudden they bang you with Crowell right up the middle with a power play," Gruden said. "It's hard to stop."
In three games, the Redskins have given up nearly 370 rushing yards and seven touchdowns on the ground. Washington is allowing 123 yards-per-game on the ground, good for 24th in the league.
With DeAngelo Hall and Bashaud Breeland out for Sunday's game, the Redskins will face the Browns with a revamped secondary. That won't matter much, however, if the defense can't slow down The Crow.