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ASHBURN, Va. — Washington will be without one of its top defensive players Sunday and possibly without its best player on offense. It’s not an ideal way to enter a game against the heavily favored Baltimore Ravens.
Rookie defensive end Chase Young, as expected, has been ruled out for the game because of a groin injury suffered in a Week 3 loss at Cleveland. Meanwhile, receiver Terry McLaurin did not practice Friday after injuring his thigh in practice Thursday. He’s officially questionable for Sunday’s game.
The one bit of good news for Washington on Friday was the return of coach Ron Rivera. He missed practice Wednesday and had to leave early Thursday because of chemotherapy treatments for his squamous cell cancer. But Rivera made it through practice Friday and will coach Sunday. He said he “feels fine” and will make sure he hydrates before the game and likely will get an IV either before it or at halftime.
“The last few days have been a bear,” Rivera said, “so I slowed it down and tried to take care of myself and pay attention to what my body is telling me, which I have to do. You