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Jay Gruden Redskins Presser: This is fine

Jay Gruden speaks to the media after today's practice

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Jay Gruden gives injury updates as the Redskins prepare for their season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles. He also talked about D.J. Swearinger's release, and roster management.

Injury updates:

Injured reserve:

"There’s a possibility. It just depends on if we need those spots for other players or not. If we have 46 guys here that can go out and play that we feel good about, we won’t need to put anybody on IR. We’ll just leave them as inactive. But if we need to get a spot, like for Ryan Anderson for instance, if he can’t go, we might need a spot there and we could put one of those guys down.”

Are there veterans who’ve dealt with injuries that will be shut down?:

”No, I think if they have the ability to go, they’re going to go. I think it’s very, very important. This is pro football. If that were the case, I don’t know if we’d have 50 guys or 40 guys to play. I think everybody is banged up to some degree. Trent [Williams] is banged up a little bit, Morgan [Moses] is banged up, [Tony] Bergstrom, obviously Chase Roullier is a little bit banged up. Our linebacking crew is a little bit banged up. This is part of it. This is part of our guys, the type of guys that we brought in here, obviously great competitive spirit. Tough time right now, tough pill to swallow, not being in the playoffs without a doubt. But I do expect the type of guys we have here to step up.”

D.J. Swearinger:

Safeties vs Eagles:

Yeah, we’ve got Ha Ha [Clinton-Dix] still. Obviously, Deshazor Everett has played a lot of ball for us. Jeremy Reaves has been an upcoming talent that we are very interested in. We are going to move Harlan Miller to safety, which he’s played safety in the past, so we have it covered. We signed Alex Carter from the practice squad. We probably will boost up Alex Carter possibly here in the next couple of days and we have some other guys to look at. It will be good experience for some of those young guys to get some opportunities to play.”

Josh Johnson: