The Washington Redskins passing attack should get a bit of a lift Sunday afternoon, as a key component in the Miami Dolphins defense will miss out on the War of the Winless. Miami corner Xavien Howard has been ruled out of Sunday's contest due to a knee injury he practiced through for the entire week.

As for Washington, most of their inactives were assumed, with the exception of finding someone to replace Jordan Reed, who was placed on injured reserve on Saturday due to concussions. WR Cameron Sims was added to the other players who are regularly inactive, including quarterback Colt McCoy who started for Washington in Week 5.

Case Keenum, who has been dealing with a foot injury and was replaced in what turned out to be Jay Gruden's final game as head coach, will start at quarterback for the Redskins.

Redskins Inactives

  • TE Vernon Davis
  • QB Colt McCoy
  • S Deshazor Everett
  • LB Josh Harvey-Clemons
  • CB Aaron Colvin
  • OG Wes Martin
  • WR Cam Sims

Martin was listed on the final injury report as questionable, but McCoy, Colvin and Sims are all healthy scratches.

Dolphins Inactives

  • CB Xavien Howard
  • WR Jakeem Grant
  • DB Johnson Bademosi
  • RB Myles Gaskin
  • OG Chris Reed
  • OT Keaton Sutherland
  • FB Chandler Cox

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