Injury Updates: Kai Forbath To Return Friday
The kicker was held out of practice on Wednesday as he continues to recover from a strained right groin, while the Lions kept three of their starters out of practice.
BY ZAC BOYER
ASHBURN – Kai Forbath continued to sit out of practice on Wednesday after he strained his right groin in practice last week.
Forbath, the Redskins’ kicker, was unable to play against the Packers on Sunday and was replaced by John Potter. Mike Shanahan said the team will keep Forbath out of practice until Friday at the earliest.
“We’ll evaluate him later in the week,” Shanahan said. “We’re not going to try anything until Friday or Saturday. Hopefully, we can get that thing healed up.”
Shanahan said last week that Forbath would have to handle both placekicking and kickoff duties if he were to play. On Wednesday, however, he said there’s a possibility Forbath would kick field goals and extra points, while Potter would be left to kick off.
Strong safety Brandon Meriweather, who is recovering from a concussion, was limited to individual drills and will continue to be evaluated for related symptoms. Defensive end Kedric Golston was listed on the injury report with an unspecified abdominal injury, while nose tackle Barry Cofield went through a full practice despite his broken right hand.
Three of the Lions’ starters were held out of practice because of injury – running back Reggie Bush, free safety Louis Delmas and right tackle Jason Fox. Left guard Rob Sims and defensive tackle Nick Fairley were limited in practice.