His right ankle, injured 15 days ago against the Philadelphia Eagles and re-aggravated on Thanksgiving against the Cowboys, was not enough to keep him from missing the first game of his NFL career.
He will be joined in tonight's starting lineup by left tackle
Williams was also listed as questionable for tonight's contest, but will ensure the 12th-consecutive start with the same group of offensive linemen this season.
Kehl was the Redskins' leading tackler this preseason, and can serve on all four special teams units. He will be active for tonight's contest.
Here is the full list of Redskins' inactives:
- No. 8 QB
- No. 19 WR
- No. 39 CB
- No. 55 LB
- No. 67 G
- No. 73 G
- No. 90 DE
On the Giants sideline, freshly-signed running back Ryan Torain is inactive tonight. Torain's last game was against the Cowboys as a member of the Redskins here, at FedExField, in Week 11 last year.
Here is the full list of Giants' inactives:
- No. 41 RB Ryan Torain
- No. 47 TE Travis Beckum
- No. 57 LB Jacquian Williams
- No. 71 DE Adewale Ojomo
- No. 81 TE Adrien Robinson
- No. 87 WR Domenik Hixon
- No. 96 DT Marvin Austin
Giants' defensive end Osi Umenyiora is expected to start in place of Jason Pierre-Paul.