Washington Commanders rookie working again Brian Robinson Jr. is anticipated to be activated from the non-football harm checklist, in keeping with NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport.
The Commanders can have a 21-day window earlier than Robinson has to play. Whereas Robinson might return to apply this week, it doesn’t imply he’ll play Week 5 when the Commanders host the Tennessee Titans. Washington might use a part of its three-week window to ramp up Robinson.
Robinson was shot twice throughout an tried armed theft in Washington, D.C. late August, a day after the Commanders’ performed their remaining preseason sport earlier than the beginning of the common season.
Robinson was struck in his knee by two bullets. Luckily, not solely is he fortunate to be alive, each bullets went by his knee, lacking all ligaments, tendons, and bones.
He started exercises throughout staff practices simply two weeks after the capturing.
The Commanders chosen Robinson within the third spherical of this 12 months’s draft out of Alabama. The rookie seemed to be in line to be the featured working again in Week 1 earlier than the capturing. Robinson would have supplanted Antonio Gibson, who led the Commanders in dashing yards and touchdowns every of the previous two seasons, because the RB1.
Gibson is averaging a career-low 3.1 yards per carry coming into Week 4 with two touchdowns. Getting Robinson again would give the Commanders flexibility of their backfield.