Rib Injury Sets Redskins' Smoot Inactive vs. Rams

Justin Tryon expected to be his replacement

Sunday, Sep 20, 2009  |  Updated 1:00 PM EDT
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Rib Injury Sets Redskins' Smoot Inactive vs. Rams

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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.

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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.

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