Roberts is slated for season-ending knee surgery, CSN Mid-Atlantic reports. The procedure will repair a torn meniscus, which spurred three consecutive absences. Now on injured reserve, he'll end a dismal season with just 11 catches (on 21 targets) for 135 yards, though he did return one of seven kickoffs for a touchdown.
Roberts (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills, ESPN's John Keim reports. Head coach Jay Gruden suggested Thursday that Roberts may have suffered a season-ending meniscus injury. Even if the veteran wideout does make it back for the end of the regular season and/or the playoffs, he'll be no higher than fourth or fifth on the depth chart.
Head coach Jay Gruden expressed worry Thursday that Roberts may have a season-ending meniscus concern in his knee. Roberts has made nary a practice appearance in past weeks and missed the past two games due to a knee injury. Considering the nature of the ailment could be known in the near future, his fate for the remaining 2015 slate is potentially in peril.
Roberts (knee) is listed as inactive Sunday at Chicago, Liz Clarke of Washington Post reports. With a third absence in five contests, Roberts will continue his plunge to the ranks of fantasy non-entities.
Roberts (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bears. Though another absence wouldn't have any real impact on the offense, the Redskins hope to have Roberts available for his role as the kickoff return man. He's merely the No. 4 or 5 wide receiver, with only 11 catches in nine games this season.
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