The Washington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers game has finally arrived. The Redskins are coming off of a bye week and are preparing to play against a rebuilding 49ers teams on Sunday (Oct. 15). An updated injury report for the team has also been revealed, shedding some bad news on a number of players.

Cornerback Josh Norman (rib) and tackle Ty Nsekhe (core muscle) are still listed as out for the game after not practicing this week. Running back Rob Kelley (ankle) and safety Deshazor Everett (hamstring) are listed as doubtful after also missing the entire week of practices.

Both players will likely miss the Week 6 game. Tackle Trent Williams (knee) has a slightly better prognosis, as he is listed as questionable.

Some good news from the Redskins injury report, is that linebacker Zach Brown (illness), receiver Josh Doctson (shoulder), linebacker Mason Foster (shoulder), safety Montae Nicholson (shoulder), and safety D.J. Swearinger (hamstring) are all listed as game-ready after dealing with injuries this season.

Redskins vs. 49ers game preview

The Washington Redskins are still heavily favored in this Week 6 game against the San Francisco 49ers. The team could be favored by even more, as the 49ers released linebacker NaVorro Bowman, further showing that the team may be throwing in the towel on this season.

The 49ers are now 0-5 this year, including a 0-3 record on the floor. There are no NFL analysts predicting that the team can pick up a win this week either, as this has become the “sure bet” pick for many of them.

The current spread has the Redskins favored by 10 ½ points and the team has been given an 88.5 percent chance at winning this game by the ESPN Matchup Predictor.

That’s about as one-sided as a prediction can get for an NFL game. To put it bluntly, it would be considered a huge upset if the 49ers somehow found a way to even make this a close game on Sunday.

Where do Redskins stand in the NFC East?

The Carolina Panthers (4-2) have looked really good at times this season, suggesting Cam Newton has this team ready to contend in the NFC again.

This makes it more difficult for the Washington Redskins (2-2) to compete for one of the Wild Card spots. That’s on the table because the Philadelphia Eagles (5-1) are trying to run away with the NFC East. It makes this a must-win game against the 49ers, but one that should easily go into the win column for the Redskins.

The Dallas Cowboys (2-3) and New York Giants (0-5) have also slipped quite a bit this season, making it a two-horse race for the NFC East. It will be important for the Redskins and quarterback Kirk Cousins to come out strong on Sunday and not look ahead to the Oct. 23 game against the Eagles. That’s a really important game within the division that will decide who sits in first place by the end of Week 7. Right now, the Washington Redskins just need to take care of business against the San Francisco 49ers first.