LANDOVER, Md. -- Washington Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot was inactive for Sunday'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 Sunday was second-year pro Justin Tryon.
For the Rams, fourth-year defensive end Victor Adeyanju was inactive for the second consecutive week.
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