NFL inactives: Winless Redskins to start Colt McCoy against unbeaten Patriots |

NFL inactives: Winless Redskins to start Colt McCoy against unbeaten Patriots

Associated Press
Fans wait to enter Wembley stadium before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in London.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sits on the sideloines before an NFL football game between the New England Patriots and Washington Redskins, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Landover, Md.
Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan, right, talks with offensive tackle Jack Conklin before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Lewan is scheduled to play in the game after serving a four-game suspension after failing a drug test for a banned substance.
A security worker stands in the rain in Nissan Stadium before an NFL football game between the Tennessee Titans and the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.
Police officers stand outside of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in London.
A fan waits to enter Tottenham Hotspur Stadium before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in London.

Colt McCoy is getting his first start since December and rookie Dwayne Haskins Jr. will be the Redskins’ backup quarterback when winless Washington hosts unbeaten New England on Sunday.

Case Keenum is inactive with a sprained foot for Washingon. The Patriots will be without second-leading rusher Rex Burkhead, on the inactive list with a foot injury. Safety Patrick Chung is also out with a heel injury.

New Orleans WR Tre’Quan Smith returns to the Saints’ lineup after missing two games with an ankle injury for their matchup with the Buccaneers. Tampa Bay right tackle Damar Dotson is active after being listed as questionable with a calf injury.

The Titans deactivated outside linebacker Cameron Wake, the 37-year-old who had been questionable with an injured right hamstring hurt in last week’s 24-10 win in Atlanta. Bills RB Devin Singletary is missing his third straight game with a left hamstring problem.

The Baltimore Ravens are shaking up their defense after getting blown out by Cleveland last week.

Baltimore made cornerback Anthony Averett and linebacker Kenny Young inactive for Sunday’s game in Pittsburgh. Both players have struggled in recent weeks.

The Steelers will have tight end Vance McDonald back. McDonald sat out a victory over Cincinnati with a right shoulder injury. Linebacker Vince Williams is also back after missing two games with a hamstring issue. Pittsburgh made struggling wide receiver Donte Moncrief inactive for the second time in three games.

Panthers safety Eric Reid (ankle) and defensive end Brian Burns (wrist) are active for Carolina’s matchup with Jacksonville after being listed as questionable. Unhappy Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey, still seeking a trade, is inactive, but CB D.J. Hayden is active after being added to the injury report late in the week.

Chicago Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks is active for the team’s game in London against the Oakland Raiders. Hicks had been listed as questionable with a knee injury.

The Raiders were without several key starters listed as questionable this week. Starting receivers Tyrell Williams (foot) and J.J. Nelson (knee) are out for the game, along with rookie defensive end Clelin Ferrell (concussion).

The New York Giants’ banged-up linebacking corps took another hit as it prepared to host Minnesota. Starting outside linebacker Lorenzo Carter is inactive for Sunday’s game with a neck injury. Rookie starter Ryan Connelly was lost for the season last week with a knee injury and fellow inside linebackers Alex Ogletree (hamstring) and Tae Davis (concussion) are out for the second straight week. Rookie Oshane Ximines is starting for Carter. David Mayo starts for Ogletree for the second week. Nate Stupar starts for Connelly. Wayne Gallman starts for str RB Saquon Barkley (ankle) for the second straight week.

Texans receiver Kenny Stills is out for Houston’s matchup with Atlanta after sustaining a hamstring injury last week.


Inactives for Sunday’s games:


Bills: WR Robert Foster, CB Taron Johnson, RB Devin Singletary, LB Corey Thompson, G Ike Boettger, OT Ty Nsekhe, TE Tyler Kroft.

Titans: OLB Cameron Wake, DE Brent Urban, CB Tye Smith, C Hroniss Grasu, OG Aaron Stinnie, G/T Kevin Pamphile, OL David Quessenberry.



Patriots: QB Cody Kessler, S Patrick Chung, RB Rex Burkhead, RB Damien Harris, S Nate Ebner, OL Korey Cunningham, DL Byron Cowert.

Redskins: QB Case Keenum, LB Josh Harvey-Clemons, CB Aaron Colvin, G Brandon Scherff, TE Vernon Davis, TE Jordan Reed, C Ross Pierschbacher.



Jaguars: CB Jalen Ramsey, WR C.J. Board, RB Tyler Ervin, LB Lerentee McCray, OL Brandon Thomas, TE Josh Oliver, DT Dontavius Russell.

Panthers: QB Cam Newton, LT Greg Little, OG Trai Turner, TE Chris Manhertz, CB Donte Jackson, OL Caleb Benenoch, DL Bryan Cox.



Jets: QB Sam Darnold, LB C.J. Mosley, LB Jordan Jenkins, OL Conor McDermott, G Kelechi Osemele, T Brandon Shell, DL Folorunso Fatukasi

Eagles: QB Nate Sudfeld, WR DeSean Jackson, CB Ronald Darby, CB Avonte Maddox, DE Shareef Miller, OL Nate Herbig, DT Tim Jernigan.



Bears: QB Mitchell Trubisky, OL Ted Larsen, WR Taylor Gabriel, DT Bilal Nichols, LB Joel Iyiegbuniwie, DB Duke Shelley, WR Riley Ridley.

Raiders: WR Tyrell Williams, G Gabe Jackson, DE Clelin Ferrell, WR Dwayne Harris, WR J.J. Nelson, QB DeShone Kizer, T Brandon Parker.



Ravens: QB Trace McSorley, Jaleel Scott, CB Jimmy Smith, CB Anthony Averett, LB Kenny Young, G Ben Powers, DT Daylon Mack.

Steelers: WR Donte Moncrief, FB Rosie Nix, OLB Anthony Chickillo, G Fred Johnson, OT Chuks Okorafor, TE Zach Gentry, DE Isaiah Buggs



VIKINGS: WR Davion Davis, CB Mackensie Alexander, LB Kentrall Brothers, DT Hercules Mata’afa, C Brett Jones, T Olisaemeka Udoh and DT Armon Watts.

GIANTS: RB Saquon Barkley, LB Lorenzo Carter, LB Alex Ogletree, LB Tae Davis, QB Alex Tanney, G Chad Slade, T Eric Smith.



Cardinals: WR Christian Kirk, WR Damiere Byrd, S Charles Washington, LB Dennis Gardeck, LB Ezekiel Turner, OL Brett Toth, DL Zach Allen.

Bengals: QB Jake Dolegala, WR A.J. Green, CB Greg Mabin, RB Trayveon Williams, DE Kerry Wynn, LT Cordy Glenn, DT Renell Wren.



Falcons: WR Olamide Zaccheaus, RB Qadree Ollison, CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson, RB Kenjon Barner, G Jamon Brown, DT Deadrin Senat.

Texans: QB Alex McGough, WR Kenny Stills, CB Xavier Crawford, ILB Tyrell Adams, C/G Greg Mancz, TE Logan Paulsen, DE Carlos Watkins.



Bucanneers: WR Breshad Perriman, CB Jamel Dean, ILB Jack Cichy, G Zack Bailey, T Jerald Hawkins, DL Patrick O’Connor, TE Tanner Hudson

Saints: QB Drew Brees, CB Ken Crawley, S Saquan Hampton, G Nick Easton, OL Ethan Greenidge, WR Lil’Jordan Humphrey, DE Trey Hendrickson


Categories: Sports | NFL
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.