A look at the 7 guys the Redskins will likely be without when the game starts versus the Bears, and what potential impact that could mean for the rest of the team.
After being sunk by miscues in a loss to the Cowboys, the Redskins host the Bears for the first time in six years on Sunday. Five storylines are worth following.
Washington Redskins cornerback David Amerson said he's feeling fine and will play against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, barring any setbacks. That's good news for a secondary that has another tough assignment this week. Amerson is listed as questionable on the injury report.
The Washington Redskins rushed for 216 yards against the Cowboys but Kyle Shanahan was not completely happy with the performance. For one thing, the Redskins lost the game 31-16. On top of that there were situations where the Redskins needed to get even a modest gain on a rushing play but were unable to do so.
When the Washington Redskins face the Chicago Bears on Sunday, Mike Shanahan will see familiar faces in quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall - players he drafted as coach of the Denver Broncos in 2006.
On the Redskins' first drive Sunday, Robert Griffin III scrambled for a 15-yard gain. Then a few plays later, the quarterback tucked the ball and raced seven yards to the Cowboys' two-yard line.
Josh Morgan returned a total of 14 punts in four seasons at Virginia Tech and none in his first five seasons as a pro. But that didn't deter the Redskins.