Rookie running back Chris Thompson will be placed on the season-ending injured reserve list and will have surgery to correct a torn labrum in his left shoulder, coach Mike Shanahan said.
Linebacker is assessed a $15,750 fine by the NFL for his tackle of San Diego running back Danny Woodhead in the fourth quarter of the Redskins' overtime win.
The Redskins wasted any momentum gained from their overtime win over the Chargers.
A detailed look at what went well on Thursday night, and where Washington gave up the plays to Minnesota that cost them the game.
Punter Sav Rocca says he threw a pass because he saw Reed Doughty signal for a fake. But the fake wasn't supposed to be on in that situation and intended receiver Niles Paul wasn't looking for a pass.
The Redskins committed three costly personal fouls to set up the Minnesota Vikings in more favorable positions on what wound up being scoring drives.
Gathering larger than similar protests this season in Green Bay and Denver.
Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis once again is on the team's inactive list, marking the fifth time this season that the former starter will not play.
Join the discussion for tonight's game between the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings.
By Gene Wang, Cindy Boren and Keith McMillan
The Washington Redskins aim to improve to 4-5 with a win over the Minnesota Vikings at 8:25 p.m. at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.