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Jay Gruden Redskins Presser: “This game is important. I want to see their character. I want to see them compete.”

Jay Gruden speaks to the media after today's practice

NFL: Washington Redskins at Jacksonville Jaguars Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden and Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky spoke to reporters after today's practice. Gruden gave injury updates, and talked about today's roster moves. Manusky reacted to the D.J. Swearinger controversy and his release from the team this week.

Injury updates:

Jordan Reed:

Eagles game:

After the game:

“We’ll have obviously exit physicals, we’ll have a team meeting in the morning after the game and then after that, after they get their physicals and exit physicals I’ll try to meet with each and every one of them throughout the course of this week and next week before they go. Then, obviously I’ll probably have to meet with the owner at some point and see what the deal is.”

Business executive firings yesterday:

Adrian Peterson’s durability:

”Yeah, I’m not surprised by it, but it doesn’t happen very often for a back his age to do what he’s done. Accomplished what he’s accomplished, getting over 1,000 yards, playing through some painful injuries, really. Practicing, working hard, being a great teammate, just been very impressed with Adrian’s total package so to speak. It was a blessing in disguise. Obviously we missed Derrius [Guice], we had high hopes for him. Rob Kelley went down, we needed a back and it’s not very often you get to sign a Hall of Fame type back to your roster when you have a couple of injuries. Fortunately, he was around, we signed him and he’s everything as advertised.”

Bringing Peterson back next season:

”Yeah, it could happen. We’ll see what happens. I’m sure he’s got to weigh his options out, as do we and we’ll go from there. But, like I said, we’re a long way from that. We’re just trying to focus on the Eagles right now and put our best foot forward to try and get a win the last game of the year.”

Greg Manusky Presser

D.J. Swearinger:

Deshazor Everett: