It's officially a new era of Redskins football. Well, sort of, at least.
Rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins will make his first NFL start on Sunday against the Bills, as veteran Case Keenum has not fully recovered from a concussion he suffered last Thursday against the Vikings.
Haskins has played twice this season, both in relief of an injured Keenum, and neither time was very encouraging. But Haskins has a full week (and then some) of preparation as the starter for the first time in his brief career, which is something that should greatly benefit the rookie on Sunday.
Elsewhere, tight end Vernon Davis will miss his fifth consecutive game, still recovering from a concussion he suffered in Week 4 vs. the Giants. Running back Chris Thompson has still yet to practice since suffering a toe injury against Miami in Week 6 and will miss his third consecutive game.
Here are the full inactives:
Redskins vs. Bills Week 9 Inactives
QB Case Keenum
TE Vernon Davis
RB Chris Thompson
S Montae Nicholson
S Deshazor Everett
CB Aaron Colvin
OG Wes Martin
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