With two-time Pro Bowl linebacker Brian Orakpo out for the season with a shoulder injury, Rob Jackson or Wilson will finally get his name etched into starting 11 when the Redskins (1-1) host the Cincinnati Bengals.|||||||
Regardless of which one starts, coach Mike Shanahan said both will get ample playing time Sunday. The one who performs better will get to keep the job.
Wilson has re-signed with the Washington Redskins. The Redskins said Thursday that Wilson will return for a possible fourth season with the team.|||||||
Wilson has played in every game in his three seasons as a backup defensive end and linebacker. He has six career sacks. Wilson was signed as a free agent in 2007 after playing two seasons in the CFL.
Wilson strained a calf muscle during drills at practice on Thursday.|||||||
The extent of the injury is unknown at this time. Monitor the developments.