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Jay Gruden Redskins Presser: Morgan Moses bothered by knee injury this week

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Jay Gruden speaks to the media after today's practice

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Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden and Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky talked to reporters today after practice. Gruden gave injury updates including Morgan Moses knee which is concerning heading into Sunday's game against the Colts. Both coaches talked about playing Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck.

Injury report:

Morgan Moses:

Trey Quinn/Cam Sims return?:

“Yeah there’s a chance. There’s a chance it wasn’t… neither one of them were season ending but we’ll play it by ear.”

Punt returners:

“Well, Trey did a good job in the preseason games and Crowder was a little bit limited there towards the end of training camp and [it] gave Trey a lot of reps at it. We decided to take a little bit off Jamison’s plate. Not any reason, just Trey was pretty good at it.”

Andrew Luck/Colts offensive line:

"I don’t think there’s a lot [that’s] different. I think the linemen are a little bit better in front of him. They added [Quenton] Nelson, obviously, and Kelly, Ryan Kelly is back to healthy. They get their tackle back this week, so I think with the protection a little bit better, I think you’ll see him a lot more comfortable. There was a time where he was battered pretty good, as far as protection is concerned, but I think it’s getting better and better which will make him a lot better. He still has plenty of arm strength and accuracy with the football and great movement in the pocket.”

Adrian Peterson playing time:

"Yeah, it’s something we have to be in communication with him about. He has to be honest with himself, with me and himself and let me know if it’s too much or if he’s getting a little bit worn down. But we’re in Week 1. He’s in good shape right now. As the season progresses, if he feels like he’s getting a little worn down, which I doubt, I doubt he’ll tell me anyway, we’ll get Rob [Kelley] in there and get the other guys in there. We probably will start to feature [and] get Rob in there a little bit more anyway just because it is a long season.”

Greg Manusky Presser

Andrew Luck:

"Well, I was there with him for four years, so I understand Andrew. He’s a top professional in this league. I mean overall, he’s a dynamic player and I’m sad that he’s back (sarcastic tone), but he is back in a different situation. Andrew is a quality quarterback that can make all the throws; always has been. Great mind, just a great guy overall and I’m looking forward to facing him this Sunday.”

"Well, it’s Andrew. The best thing he does is get out of the pocket and tries to make plays. We understand that because I was there with him for four years, but overall, a great player; can make all the throws, favorite targets across the board. He’s got a bunch of guys that he can go to. He’s an experienced quarterback that we have to defend on Sunday and you know that’s what it is.”

"Yeah, he’s a big bodied guy. He can avoid the pocket and when you get in his face and stuff, he can scramble. Once he scrambles, he can get out of the pocket and keeps his eyes up and throws it to the guy that’s open – which he did for a number of years when I was in Indy, so a great quarterback.”

Quinton Dunbar:

"Yeah, I think when I first got here, you know, I wasn’t here when he was a wide receiver, but the next year I was, and prior to that, he just understood man coverage and that was about it and he didn’t know much. Now he knows route recognition. He knows what the quarterback is looking for. He knows exactly what the quarterback sees and from a coverage standpoint. He’s got the size and the ability to make plays and that’s what he did the other night. He played a heck of a game and I’m excited for him. We knew he had that in him. He just has to grow as a player and I think overall, all the young players that we have, and [they’ve] got to grow just like ‘Dunnie’ did.”

Josh Harvey-Clemons:

“Yeah, Josh Harvey, he’s doing a good job of covering guys and doing the things we have to do. You have some tight ends in this league that you have some matchup problems with; ‘Gatesy’ [Antonio Gates] in the past, Gronk [Rob Gronkowski] and stuff. This guy’s long. He’s played safety before in his college career, and from a linebacker prospective, with him matching up on guys, you don’t feel as bad.”