With Wednesday’s news that he requires a third surgery to deal with a torn quadriceps from last season, it was expected that defensive end Adam Carriker would be starting training camp on the Redskins’ physically unable to perform list.
Another player who plays a major role on the team’s defense when healthy will be joining him. The Redskins announced Thursday that cornerback Josh Wilson will also be held out of practices as camp gets underway. Wilson had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder and an injury to his pectoral muscle in May and hoped to be ready for the start of training camp, a goal that he obviously wasn’t able to meet. He’s expected to be a starter at corner for the Redskins again this year after restructuring his contract to stay on the team.
The Redskins also placed reserve guard Maurice Hurt on the PUP list, but the biggest news on the injury front in Washington remains quarterback Robert Griffin III’s clearance to take part in practice from the start of camp.