Experience: 4 years
Weight: 208 lbs
College: West Virginia
Washington Redskins running back Wendell Smallwood takes a third-down screen pass 18 yards to move the chains.
Washington Redskins running back Wendell Smallwood dances through puddles for a 17-yard gain.
The Redskins scratched Adrian Peterson before the game, but he took a moment to encourage his fellow running backs before kickoff Sunday.
D.C. Sports Live's Nick Ashooh details how former Philadelphia Eagle Wendell Smallwood will be the Redskins' secret weapon for their Week 1 game vs. the Philadelphia Eagles.
Through the final cut down of the Redskins roster there were several shifts on the back-end of the RB position. Jay Gruden breaks down the team's decision to cut Samaje Perine and sign former Eagle Wendell Smallwood.
With Chris Thompson sidelined with a toe injury, Smallwood carried the load as the secondary running back on Sunday.
The Redskins claimed the fourth-year running back and former Philadelphia Eagle off waivers Sunday.