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Injury roundup: Royster, C. Griffin day to day

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Injury roundup: Royster, C. Griffin day to day

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.)

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One surprising stat that puts Vernon Davis at top of NFL tight ends

One surprising stat that puts Vernon Davis at top of NFL tight ends

Vernon Davis played well in 2016, quite well in fact. Signed to a one-year deal after a poor 2015 season, expectations were low for Davis and he over-delivered.

He ended the season with 44 catches and 583 yards to go with two touchdowns, but a stat from Pro Football Focus truly stands out. 

There were 15 tight ends with more yards than Davis, including one on his own team in Jordan Reed. Still, at age 32, Davis had the moves to make defenders miss. 

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Even early in 2016, as early as training camp, a number of Redskins players mentioned that Davis still had speed and quickness. That didn't change throughout the 16 game season. Pro Football Focus just quantified it. 

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Terrelle Pryor has no problem keeping up with Antonio Brown during offseason workout

Terrelle Pryor has no problem keeping up with Antonio Brown during offseason workout

Having a workout buddy is good. Having a workout buddy who's a three-time All-Pro and who churns out 100-catch seasons like Michael Bay churns out dreadful Transformers sequels, however, is better.

It's that second kind that Terrelle Pryor has chosen to spend time with recently. On Thursday, the Redskins wideout tweeted footage of him working out alongside Antonio Brown, and even though he is much taller and 40+ pounds heavier than the Steelers star, Pryor didn't have that much trouble keeping up with the NFL's top outside threat.

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Take a look at this race between the two, for instance, in which the pair of pass-catchers blow by the camera man so quickly, he fails to film the contest's conclusion:

You can also watch Pryor and Brown go through a ladder drill while wearing a band around their ankles at the end of this video from the Redskins. Now, that band would likely cause some problems for common folk trying to complete the drill, but as these two show, they aren't common:

They even found time for yoga (please be sure to note how Pryor's groutfit is so thorough that it includes his mat): 

For a guy like Pryor — who's still relatively new to his position — spending offseason time with Antonio Brown could really pay off for both him and the Redskins in 2017.

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