By Jacob Camenker
The Washington Redskins have a lengthy injury report heading into the Week 6 clash with the Panthers, and their offense is particularly banged up ahead of the contest.
It’s possible that the Redskins could be without as many as six key offensive players for their Week 6 matchup with the Panthers. Of course, nothing is guaranteed yet, but the offensive arsenal is looking thin, and the depth issues at receiver and running back could be exposed as a result.
This week, the team’s top three receivers — Jamison Crowder, Paul Richardson, and Josh Doctson — have all been dealing with various maladies that put them in question for this week’s game. Right now, it seems that Doctson may have the best chance to play, but his nagging heel injury could make it difficult for him to suit up. And even if he does play, he may not be 100 percent.
As for Crowder and Richardson, they may truly be game-time decisions. Considering that both missed Thursday’s practice on a short week, their statuses will bear watching moving forward.
In the event that any of the receivers can’t go, Maurice Harris would be the next man up. Harris hasn’t done a lot this season, as he missed time early with a concussion, but he has some playmaking potential and a good catch radius. Other options at the position include Michael Floyd and Brian Quick, but receiver is definitely one of the thinner positions on the Redskins roster. So, hopefully, one of Crowder or Richardson can...