ASHBURN, Va. – The
“Yeah, I definitely expect to see him out there,” said Williams, Washington’s first pick in the 2010
Added Polumbus: "I read [Thursday] that he practiced on a limited basis. So I'm expecting to see him. I'm sure he's going to do everything he can to get back out onto the field."
Suggs, who missed the first six games of the season after partially tearing his right Achilles tendon in March, is clearly not the same player he was when he posted a career-best 14 sacks and a
Still, he has knocked down four passes and has helped steady a defense that was reeling from the absences of inside linebacker
With tongue firmly planted in cheek, Redskins coach
"Terrell Suggs is a great player, and you don't want to wish him ill. But I'm hoping he plays the following week," Shanahan said.
If Suggs does play, he will likely line up against Williams, who has allowed just five sacks and quarterback hits combined this season, according to Pro Football Focus. Williams, who is rated as the league's 11th-best offensive tackle in terms of blocking efficiency by Pro Football Focus, acknowledged that Suggs' presence (or absence) could be a significant factor.