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Gibbs says Portis to play backup role Monday

Discussion in 'All Other Team Discussions' started by cyoung, Sep 10, 2006.

  1. cyoung

    cyoung Cheesehead

    Aug 3, 2006
    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- In a surprise announcement, coach Joe Gibbs said Saturday he thinks Clinton Portis will be a backup in the Washington Redskins' Monday night opener against the Minnesota Vikings.

    Gibbs was testy as he wrapped up a week of mystery over whether his star running back had recovered sufficiently from a partially left dislocated shoulder. Portis was upgraded from questionable to probable on the injury report, although Ladell Betts remains set to start.

    "If I had to say, I think Ladell will start and Clinton will play a backup role in the game," Gibbs said. "That's the way I think it's going to go. I think that's what we've tried to accurately portray during the week."

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