One of the big questions marks for Washington entering this season was the health of its offensive line, particularly that of prospective starters Jammal Brown and Kory Lichtensteiger. So far in training camp, the reports are not good. Brown is on the PUP list after suffering a setback with his hip (he's due to see a doctor Tuesday), and now, according to Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan, Lichtensteiger, the presumptive starting left guard, may not play in any games this preseason after having his knee scoped.
Mike Shanahan: Kory Lichtensteiger was sore and had an MRI, which showed particles. That's why he had the procedure. ACL/MCL are fine.— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) July 30, 2012
Shanahan did say that Lichtensteiger would be expected back for the season opener at New Orleans Sept. 9. But in the meantime, here's the offensive line situation in Ashburn.
Mike Shanahan: Maurice Hurt and Josh LeRibeus will both get some work at left guard in the coming few weeks and during preseason.— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) July 30, 2012
— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) July 30, 2012
#Redskins' starting OL at today's practice, left to right: Trent Williams, Maurice Hurt, Will Montgomery, Chris Chester, Tyler Polumbus.
Hold on tight, Redskins fans. Sounds like this issue will be one to hold your breath over every week of the season.
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