McCoy practiced with the starters Friday, and coach
"It's just another hurdle we want him to go through to make sure we're 100 percent sure there's no risk of him doing damage to his neck," Gruden said. "So, once he gets cleared there, there shouldn't be an issue."
Gruden said the team wants "to make sure he can withstand some punishment because he's going to get hit eventually in this game. So, we've just got to make sure he's OK, can withstand the punishment and maybe getting hit in the back, getting jarred in the back and just make sure he's got the full range of motion. Once he gets the clearance then he'll be OK."
In practice Friday, McCoy "was fine," Gruden said. "He threw the ball well and didn't have any issues whatsoever."
McCoy was injured in a 24-0 loss to the
Gruden said he prefers to stick with McCoy because he makes better decisions than Griffin or Kirk Cousins.
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