Both lines are where to look as the Washington Redskins released their first unofficial depth chart of the 2016 regular season Tuesday.
Shawn Lauvao is listed as the starting left guard after battling his way back from numerous ankle injuries and battling Spencer Long for the job. Of course, the job was Lauvao's in last season before a season-ending ankle injury in Week 3 sidelined him and seemingly Washington's running game.
Rookie wide receiver Josh Doctson, who practiced in pads Monday for the first time with the Redskins after dealing with a lingering Achilles injury, is the primary backup to DeSean Jackson. It's unclear if Doctson will play in the Monday Night opener against Pittsburgh after missing all of training camp and the preseason. It's perhaps interesting that he's listed behind Jackson while burner Rashad Ross is backing up the physical Pierre Garcon.
These depth charts provide a look into the coaching staff's thinking at a given moment, but they're hardly binding, hence the unofficial tag.
That Hood, a former first round pick, is listed as a starter isn't a shocker based on his performance throughout the summer. Based on expectations at the time of his signing, that's another story. Other than Chris Baker, the Redskins defensive line remains the most unsettled unit on the team. That was even before Kendall Reyes missed practice Monday with an undisclosed injury. That's punctuated by Golston listed as starter in his 11th season after working often in reserve throughout his career.
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