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Gruden gives some updates in a conference call with reporters

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Head Coach Jay Gruden spoke to reporters today to give some updates the day after the Redskins 27-20 win over the Rams. Gruden listed 7 players that were injured in yesterday's game as day-to-day. Rob Kelley's rib injury could cause him to miss time, but he will attempt to play through it. Mack Brown will be ready to go if he can't suit up. Gruden also disputed the NFL.com report that he has spoken to Su'a Cravens.

Injury updates:

Rob Kelley:

Game-winning drive vs Rams:

Kirk Cousins slow start:

“Not doing right? No, I think there are a lot of things involved in his completion percentage. We have taken more shots. We haven’t done as many of the quick passing game that really get your stats up to around 70 percent. I think those will come. I think the quick passes will come and I think we will hit some more shots down the field. I think we haven’t hit as many big plays, but for the most part I think he has been efficient. There is a lot we can improve on in the passing game, from Kirk to the routes to the protection. It’s a work in progress, but we will get there. We have total faith that we will get it done and his numbers will get better.”

Wide Receivers:

“We’re going to continue to expand on Josh’s role. The more he practices, the more he’s going to get a chance to play. Last week, we didn’t get a lot of opportunity balls to the wide receivers. Terrelle [Pryor Sr.] made a couple plays, Ryan Grant made a big one at the end of the game. [Jamison] Crowder made a few. Their day will come. Just a matter of what defenses we’re playing, how we’re going to attack. I think yesterday was more about tight ends and backs against their linebackers and safeties. This week could be different. We could attack their corners, we’ll see.”

Run defense:

Mack Brown:

Fish Smithson:

Montae Nicholson:

“I think he has just progressed. We started him in training camp – obviously he wasn’t on PUP, but he was unable to practice, but he was getting all the walkthrough reps, so he was getting all the mental reps, which is important for him. Then when he was able to practice, he just got in there and made some plays. He is a big, physical guy that can run and we are excited about his prospects. Nothing against [Deshazor] Everett, we are just trying to get him out there and get him some reps. We know how important that position is. The last couple years, we have had a lot of injuries so we are trying to get all our guys ready to play. Montae has all the traits to be a great safety, we just have got to get him in there and get him some experience and the more experience he gets, the better he will get.”

Su'a Cravens:

Chris Thompson:

Kendall Fuller:

Junior Galette: