Jay Gruden gave some updates on the Redskins search for some RB depth. He also gave some updates on players who missed practice today.
WATCH LIVE: Redskins head coach Jay Gruden speaks to the media following practice on Sunday. https://t.co/L95eTONZ7y— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 19, 2018
Gruden admits that IR could be a possibility for Byron Marshall. The coach hopes it won’t take that long though— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 19, 2018
Redskins coach Jay Gruden said they're just "covering their bases" by looking at running backs such as Jamaal Charles and Adrian Peterson. pic.twitter.com/yA72WsAOe8— John Keim (@john_keim) August 19, 2018
Gruden on RBs: “We’re not looking for a starter right now.” pic.twitter.com/63FF7jEXtG— Kimberley A. Martin (@ByKimberleyA) August 19, 2018
Injuries affecting preseason playing time:
Gruden not sure how to balance playing time in preseason game 3 vs getting guys healthy.— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 19, 2018
Rob Kelley, starter:
Gruden says the running backs being brought in are for depth, not to push Rob Kelley for the starting role. #Redskins— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) August 19, 2018
Gruden says the RB visits are more if the team suffers more injuries at the position. Kinda said Rob Kelley is the starter and team is looking for possible depth— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 19, 2018
Gruden says Troy Apke is “coming along good.” He’s been impressed with his speed, particularly being able to contribute on special teams.— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) August 19, 2018
New NFL helmet rule:
Gruden on the new helmet rule:— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 19, 2018
I think we’re gonna have some issues.
Adonis Alexander did practice today, per Gruden. He wasn’t out there in the portion open for the media.— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) August 19, 2018