Rib Injury Sets Redskins' Smoot Inactive vs. Rams

Justin Tryon expected to be his replacement

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    Fred Smoot #27 of the Washington Redskins breaks up a pass intended for Plaxico Burress #17 of the New York Giants at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

    Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot is inactive for Washington's game against the St. Louis Rams with a rib injury.

    Smoot is Washington's third cornerback, used primarily in nickel packages with starters DeAngelo Hall and Carlos Rogers. His
    replacement on Sunday is expected to be second-year player Justin Tryon.

    For the Rams, fourth-year defensive end Victor Adeyanju was inactive for the second straight week.