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Head Coach Andy Reid

Injury report: "The only one who didn't practice today was (G) Shawn Andrews. He is making progress, so we will keep working with him. He is listed as doubtful and we will see how he does. Everybody else practiced and did a nice job."

Opening remarks: "We look forward to the challenge of playing the Redskins. We know what kind of football team they are. They are playing great football right now and it will be a great challenge for us. I think our guys have prepared themselves well this week and we'll see how things go on Sunday."

On how RB Brian Westbrook will be listed this week: "Westbrook is questionable."

On what Westbrook was able to do at practice today: "He was able to get through everything. It looked like he did it well. We will just see how he feels later today and then tomorrow. Most importantly, we'll see how he feels on Sunday."

On whether Westbrook has been able to cut: "He has been doing okay. He has been doing alright."

On whether RB Correll Buckhalter will remain a bigger part of the offense than he was before Westbrook's injury: "We will see how it goes. I'm not going to say yea or nay on that, but we'll see how it all works out."

On what the specialist said about Shawn Andrews: "They said he had some tenderness in there and some inflammation. That's what is causing the pain."

On whether there is a best or worst-case scenario for Andrews: "It's a day-to-day thing. Some days it feels a little better than others, but it's not quite back yet."

On whether the problem is muscular or with a disc: "He has had a disc problem back there. So, the disc is bothering him, but it's also causing spasms back there. That becomes the issue."

On whether surgery has been ruled out for Andrews: "Right now he's not having surgery, no."

On whether there is a sense of frustration for Andrews: "I think he wants to play. It's one of those things. It's unfortunate, but it's one of those things."

On whether his absence from training camp may have caused his injury: "No, not necessarily."

On whether the Redskins play a lot of man coverage: "They do. They play a lot of man coverage, and they have the cornerbacks to do that. They are very good players, and they are very good man players. They choose to play a lot of man coverage."

On whether Redskins CB Shawn Springs' absence changes any matchups: "We'll see. I don't know if he is listed as out, but we are preparing as if he is playing. They have four kids down there who can play pretty well at the cornerback position."

On how QB Donovan McNabb feels this week: "He's still a little sore, but he worked through it and felt pretty good today."

On whether WR Kevin Curtis will play on Sunday: "I don't know that. If he did, it wouldn't be much; it would be like (WR) Reggie (Brown) the first week (he came back from injury)."

On forcing turnovers against a team who has not allowed many this season: "They are very efficient offensively, so it's important you stay aggressive in your coverage and your tackling and so on. Our guys will do that."

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