Lanier (lower leg) is not listed on Wednesday's injury report.
Lanier dealt with a lower leg injury throughout camp, but appears to be in full health entering Week 1. He projects to provide depth at defensive end to start the year.
Lanier played in four games for the Redskins last season before being placed on injured reserve due to foot and shin aliments. The rookie appears to be still hampered by the issues, but will need to make a return relatively soon if he hopes to find a spot on the team's final roster.
Lanier (lower leg) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports.
Lanier has missed the past few weeks due to foot and shin aliments, as the Redskins ultimately decided it would be best to end his season early. The rookie failed to take the field a notable amount this season, so his absence shouldn't have a grave impact on Washington's defensive scheme.
Lanier was unable to practice throughout the week, as he continues to deal with a shin injury that kept him out of Week 13 as well. Cullen Jenkins figures to be the primary depth option for the
Lanier (lower leg) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Cardinals, ESPN reports.
Lanier has only appeared in four games this season and isn't a factor on defense. Thus, his absence likely won't have a significant impact on the outcome of the game.
|7||10/23/17||@ PHI||8:30 pm|
|9||11/5/17||@ SEA||4:05 pm|
|11||11/19/17||@ NO||1:00 pm|
|13||11/30/17||@ DAL||8:25 pm|
|14||12/10/17||@ LAC||4:05 pm|
|17||12/31/17||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|