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#WASvsNYG Injury Report: Chris Baker Questionable


The Washington Redskins head into Sunday's game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium with six players questionable including defensive end Chris Baker.

This week's injury report is brought to you by Inova, the Official Health System of the Washington Redskins.

As the Washington Redskins look to pick up their first victory of the season over their longest-standing rival – the New York Giants – wide receiver Jamison Crowder (knee/ankle) will be "good to go," while defensive end Chris Baker (rib/elbow/toe/knee), safety Su'a Cravens (hip), wide receiver Josh Doctson (Achilles), center Trent Williams (back), linebacker Martrell Spaight (concussion) and tackle Ty Nsekhe (foot) are listed as questionable for the game.

Defensive end Kendall Reyes, meanwhile, is out for the second straight week with a groin injury.  

Jackson did not practice on Wednesday before increasing his workload as the week went on.

The three-time Pro Bowler suffered the knee and ankle injuries during the third quarter of last week's loss to the Dallas Cowboys, but will be on the field for Sunday's NFC East battle.

"(I'm) proven in this league so [Gruden] knows I'll be ready, I'm in the game plan, I know everything I need to do so just was a good day off (on Wednesday) and it helped me because I was able to get treated and still work and work that soreness off," Jackson said on Thursday. "So I'll ready to go."

While Jackson has yet to record a touchdown through the first two games of the season, he's made his presence felt, as he's hauled in nine receptions for 142 yards so far.

Baker suffered rib and elbow injuries in the regular season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but is now dealing with toe and knee issues as well.

Despite being listed as questionable for last Sunday's game, the Hampton product recorded five combined tackles on 46 snaps.

Cravens has been dealing with a hip issue over the last week, but like Baker, was active last Sunday, recording three combined tackles.

Doctson recorded a 57-yard catch last Sunday, the longest reception by a Redskins rookie wide receiver since the 2001 season.

The Redskins also targeted the 22nd-overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft a few times in the red zone on end zone fades, but none resulted in touchdown passes.

If the Redskins call on the 6-foot-2 wide receiver again down near the goal line, he needs to have "pure execution."

"We've just got to execute better," Doctson said. "We'll score more in the red zone."

Spaight was cleared to return to practice in a full capacity on Friday after missing last week's game with a concussion listing on the injury report.

In the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the second-year Arkansas product appeared on 15 special teams snaps.

"I never felt like I had lost a step yet, but I'm always in the film room still learning, out there on the field still learning," Spaight said earlier in the week. "Even though I wasn't really able to participate in the team drills, I'm still getting the mental reps."

Lictensteiger and Nsekhe were added to the injury report on Thursday with their injuries. Lichtensteiger has taken every snap at center so far this season, while Nsekhe serves as the backup to both left tackle Trent Williams and right tackle Morgan Moses.

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