The Redskins placed McCoy (lower leg) on injured reserve Thursday. The transaction is merely a formality, as coach Jay Gruden had already ruled McCoy out for the season finale against the Eagles days earlier. McCoy, who completed 34 of 54 passes for 372 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions across three games (two starts), is set to become a free agent in March, but Washington may have some interest in bringing him back as a No. 2 quarterback.
McCoy (lower leg) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports. When he met with the media Sunday, coach Jay Gruden left the door open for McCoy to return for the postseason after the veteran signal-caller recently resumed running, but McCoy's 2018 campaign will come to an end after Washington was officially eliminated from playoff contention when Dallas, Philadelphia, Minnesota and Seattle all won their respective Week 16 games. McCoy will continue to focus on rehabbing his broken leg over the next few weeks before returning at full strength for OTAs in the spring. Josh Johnson will pick up another start for Washington in Week 17 while Mark Sanchez serves as the backup quarterback.
McCoy (lower leg) won't be available to start Week 17 against the Eagles, with coach Jay Gruden instead electing to stick with Josh Johnson at quarterback, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports. Gruden didn't confirm that McCoy has been ruled out for the Week 17 contest, so there's a chance the veteran signal-caller could still be available in a backup capacity. Given that McCoy has yet to practice in any fashion since fracturing his fibula in Week 13, it seems most likely that Washington sticks with Mark Sanchez as Johnson's understudy. Gruden left the door open for McCoy to start a potential wild-card game, but that too is a long shot with the 7-8 Redskins on the verge of elimination, perhaps as soon as Week 16 action concludes.
McCoy (fibula) was listed as a non-participant on Wednesday's practice report. JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports that McCoy was in the locker room Wednesday without a walking boot or brace on his right leg. The 32-year-old quarterback hopes to return for Week 17 or a possible playoff game, but it seems Josh Johnson will get at least one more start Saturday against the Titans.
Coach Jay Gruden is "optimistic" McCoy (fibula) will play again this season, John Keim of ESPN.com reports. In the wake of Alex Smith's gruesome season-ending leg fractures, McCoy lasted just seven quarters as the Redskins' primary signal-caller before breaking his own fibula. The offense has since cycled through two more quarterbacks, replacing Mark Sanchez with Josh Johnson during a Week 14 loss to the Giants. Johnson is the starter for the time being, but McCoy seems to be a candidate to start Week 16 or 17 if the healing process goes as planned.
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