Smoot out against Rams

LANDOVER, Md. -- 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 was expected to be second-year player Justin Tryon.

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