The Tuesday Nickel: Among the five issues that John Keim looks at are the return of Ray Brown to Redskins Park (as a consultant, not a player) and a worrisome hamstring.
October 31, 2006
Redskins 411 12.22.05--An injury to Randy Thomas has pushed Ray Brown, the NFL's third-oldest player, into the starting lineup.
December 22, 2005
A Redskins defense that was surprisingly the NFL's third-best in 2004 despite playing most of the season without projected starters LaVar Arrington, Phillip Daniels and Matt Bowen returns those three players as well as nine of last year's regulars.
While he was lauded by coach Joe Gibbs last season, scouts and GMs around the league viewed him widely as better suited to be a backup guard.