Fred Davis Injury: Washington Redskins' Tight End Has 'Grade One Ankle Sprain,' Mike Shanahan Says

When it rains, it pours for the Washington Redskins' offense. Tight end Fred Davis was spotted in a walking boot, and coach Mike Shanahan said he has a Grade 1 ankle sprain.

As if the Washington Redskins' offense could get any more banged-up, they may now have to deal with an injury to their lone remaining dangerous playmaker. Tight end Fred Davis, who has broken out in his fourth season, was spotted in a walking boot during the Redskins' open locker room session. Coach Mike Shanahan would only say that Davis has a "grade one ankle sprain."

"We don't know yet," Shanahan said when asked if Davis might miss game action. "There's always concern."

Davis has been the lone bright spot for an anemic Redskins' offense, catching 36 passes for 517 yards and two touchdowns in seven games. The Redskins have already lost starting tight end Chris Cooley for the season with finger and knee injuries, so they may have to turn to third-stringer Logan Paulsen if Davis is also unable to play.

Quote via the Redskins.com live stream of Shanahan's press conference. For more on the Redskins, visit Hogs Haven.

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