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Vick, Polumbus inactive for Eagles-Redskins

12/23/2012

PHILADELPHIA -- For the first time all season, the Washington Redskins will have to make a change to one of the starting positions on their offensive line. Right tackle Tyler Polumbus, who suffered a concussion in last week's victory in Cleveland, is among the inactives and will be replaced by Maurice Hurt. The Redskins started the same five offensive linemen for each of their first 14 games.

Center Will Montgomery, who sprained his knee last week, is active and will start at center. But going with Hurt at right tackle could pose a problem. Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham, who lines up on that side, has four sacks in the four games he's played since joining the starting lineup. The 2010 first-round draft pick has been a disruptive force as the Eagles' defense has shown improvement over the last couple of weeks, and Hurt is going to need help to handle him.

The rest of the inactives are no surprise. There was some question about whether Eagles quarterback Michael Vick would dress as a backup, since he's been cleared of his concussion symptoms, but he is among the inactives and will not play. Trent Edwards will continue to serve as the backup to rookie starter Nick Foles.

And Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, who missed last week's game with a knee injury, is active and will start for Washington, as expected.

I'm here all game, and will also be keeping an eye on Cowboys-Saints while this one's going on. Catch me on Twitter at @ESPN_NFCEast with any questions. Enjoy the games.

INACTIVES

REDSKINS

QB Rex Grossman

WR Brandon Banks

WR Dezmon Briscoe

LB Roddrick Muckelroy

LB Vic So'oto

G Adam Gettis

T Tyler Polumbus

EAGLES

QB Michael Vick

WR Greg Salas

FB Stanley Havili

DE Darryl Tapp

G Danny Watkins

OL Matt Kopa

RB Chris Polk