By By Rich Tandler
The Redskins avoided serious injuries in the Superdome on Monday, but they did compile some issues that raise availability questions after a short week.
S Troy Apke—The rookie suffered a hamstring injury in the season opener and he hasn’t been active since. He appeared to be on the road back when he was seen participating in a couple of practices prior to the Saints game. However, Gruden said that he suffered a setback, experiencing tightness in the muscle. He was out of practice all week.
G Shawn Lauvao—Lauvao returned to practice this week albeit on a limited basis. Jay Gruden quickly answered in the affirmative when asked if Lauvao would get his left guard spot back when he is healthy. Tony Bergstrom did well at center against the Packers.
WR Josh Doctson—After missing last week’s game with a heel injury, Doctson has been limited in practice all week. He has been wearing padding on his left heel. It looks like he will play, but will he produce?
RB Adrian Peterson—Peterson has injuries at three different levels of his body. He came into the Saints game still recovering from a sprained ankle he suffered against the Packers. On the first play in New Orleans, he sustained a hyperextended knee. Later in the first half, he was thrown to the ground, straining his shoulder. Peterson is expected to start and play his usual...