Rich Campbell covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Times.
Washington, despite this year’s $18 million cap penalty imposed by the NFL and agreed upon by the NFL Players’ Association, still has enough cap space to sign a player or two. The Redskins are not likely, though, to sign a player they expect to play significant time, barring injuries.
Expanding on my list of reasons the Redskins will--and won't--successfully defend their title.
Although Carriker hopes to be able to play in the Redskins’ regular-season opener, he is out indefinitely after requiring a second surgery during the winter, and the Redskins must proceed as though he won’t be in the defensive line rotation.
Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett was the New Orleans Saints' head coach when the Saints drafted Henderson and Stallworth last decade.
In Kyle Shanahan's first media session since before the Redskins' playoff loss, he explained how beneficial the zone read was in slowing opposing defenses. He also reiterated how quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered his injuries while scrambling, not while running the zone read, and acknowledged his role in helping quarterback Griffin make decisions that help to preserve his health.
By Brandon Theo Dorsey — Published June 12, 2013 Comments
With the pressures of having a father in the Hall of Fame, 2010 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Clay Matthews as a cousin and a younger brother, Jake, projected to be a top pick in the 2014 NFL draft out of Texas A&M, only time will tell how successful the center will be.
By — Published June 12, 2013 Comments
Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett is pleased by how the three rookie defensive backs have progressed during spring practices, and he's relishing the increased personnel options he has in the defensive backfield.
Here are a few thoughts and observations from the Redskins’ minicamp practice on Tuesday, which was similar in nature to OTAs
Most of the Redskins' "all-world uncleared team," as quarterback Robert Griffin III put it last month, is expected to be cleared to participate in training camp when it begins July 25.
Stallworth, 32, is attempting to continue his career after a hot air balloon accident in March in which he and his girlfriend caught on fire and suffered second- and third-degree burns.
A few thoughts and observations from the Redskins’ 10th and final voluntary spring practice, which occurred Thursday at Redskins Park.
By — Published June 6, 2013 Comments
Updating injuries and availability at the Redskins 10th and final voluntary spring practice.
Fletcher seriously considered retiring after playing in his fourth straight Pro Bowl, and he had elbow and left ankle surgeries in March, the first surgeries of his career. But his decision to play a 16th season resulted from a set of one-sided factors, which he reeled off after a recent OTA.
Redskins general manager Bruce Allen seems happiest whenever he has occasion to regale listeners with tales of that time in his life. And no subject pleases him more than his relationship with Hall of Fame defensive end Deacon Jones, who died Monday at age 74.
Kettani is serving in the Navy Reserve while he continues his football career. How his career evolves from this point, however, is uncertain.