ASHBURN -- Monday isn't a normal practice day at Redskins Park. Seeing as the Washington Redskins played Thursday rather than the usual Sunday, practicing on Monday became an option, though not for all.
Tight end Jordan Reed did not dress after suffering a Grade 3 AC joint separation on his left shoulder in the 31-26 loss at the Dallas Cowboys. Offensive linemen Brandon Scherff (ankle) and Ty Nsekhe (ankle) worked on a side field during the portion of practice open to the media.
Reed, who missed time this season with a concussion, rocked the Cowboys with two touchdowns despite playing through significant pain. He leads the Redskins with 59 receptions, is second n touchdown catches (5) and third in receiving yards (630).
The OL must get by without suspended Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams for one more week. This unit hasn't just survived by thrived without WIlliams; quarterback Kirk Cousins was barely touched Thursday. All that could change depending on the situation with Scherff. The second-year right guard suffered his injury against Dallas, but didn't miss a play.
Check back Monday afternoon as we get to ask coach Jay Gruden questions about the injuries and the Week 13 matchup at Arizona.
UPDATE: Scratch the Gruden update. Coach will speak Wednesday. Players were available Monday.
* Reed went first and addressed his situation. The headlines: Called the injury "week to week" and is unsure about facing the Cardinals. Put range of motion on the injured shoulder around 30 percent. Key is rest and rehab, but also must use shoulder (He labored some putting a shirt on before talking).
* Scherff told Breaking Burgundy that with his injured ankle, "I'm a little sore today so just trying to get ready for the game." When I asked if it was reasonable to think he'd be good to go Sunday, Scherff said nothing. The sly grin across his face said plenty.
* Add DeSean Jackson to this week's injury watch. The receiver said he reaggravated his injury against Dallas. Jackson also expressed sympathy for what Reed must be dealing with.