- The Washington Times - Thursday, July 30, 2009

QUARTERBACKS

No.PlayerHt.Wt.AgeCollege

17Jason Campbell6-523027Auburn

Has 16 games to prove ownership screwed up by trying to replace him.

15Todd Collins6-422337Michigan

Fifteen-year veteran will have to really struggle to lose backup job.

5Colt Brennan6-320625Hawaii

Will get bulk of preseason snaps in bid to overtake Collins.

Training camp cuts: Chase Daniel

RUNNING BACKS

No. Player Ht. Wt. Age College

26 Clinton Portis 5-11 221 27 Miami

Was unproductive second half last year a fluke or beginning of end?

45 Mike Sellers 6-3 273 34 Walla Walla CC

A first-time Pro Bowl pick in 2008, he will again help pave way for Portis.

46 Ladell Betts 5-11 224 29 Iowa

Reliable backup got only 61 carries last year — that has to change.

31 Rock Cartwright 5-8 213 29 Kansas State

Special teams co-captain will help Redskins most on kickoff returns.

32 Dominique Dorsey 5-7 175 26 UNLV

A standout returner in CFL, his special teams play will earn him spot.

Cuts: Anthony Alridge, Marcus Mason and Eddie Williams

OFFENSIVE LINE

No. Player Ht. Wt. Age College

60 Chris Samuels 6-5 314 32 Alabama

If he can’t return to form after knee/triceps surgeries, line is in trouble.

61 Casey Rabach 6-4 295 31 Wisconsin

Dependable player who makes sure communication at line is sound.

66 Derrick Dockery 6-6 326 28 Texas

Returns after two years with Buffalo; he’s younger than Pete Kendall.

77 Randy Thomas 6-5 308 33 Mississippi State

Knee and neck problems limited his offseason. Health bears watching.

74 Stephon Heyer 6-6 330 25 Maryland

Enters camp as starting right tackle but needs to run block better.

71 Mike Williams 6-7 342 29 Texas

Former first-round pick has lost more than 100 pounds to return to NFL.

73 Jeremy Bridges 6-4 326 29 Southern Miss.

Veteran newcomer is versatile — has starting guard/tackle experience.

75 Chad Rinehart 6-5 310 24 Northern Iowa

Preseason is big for him to show coaches they can trust him in a bind.

63 Will Montgomery 6-3 305 26 Virginia Tech

Fairfax native is leading candidate to serve as Rabach’s backup.

Cuts: Devin Clark, D’Anthony Batiste, Edwin Williams, Scott Burley and Rueben Riley

RECEIVERS

No. Player Ht. Wt. Age College

89 Santana Moss 5-10 200 30 Miami

Remains a marquee deep threat but needs help from other receivers.

82 Antwaan Randle El 5-10 185 29 Indiana

Coaches hope Thomas/Kelly overtakes him for No. 2 spot; he’s also main punt returner.

11 Devin Thomas 6-2 215 22 Michigan State

Last year was disappointing, but good preseason will equal increased role.

12 Malcolm Kelly 6-4 227 22 Oklahoma

Back from knee surgery, Redskins hope to use his size in the red zone.

88 Roydell Williams 6 -0 187 28 Tulane

Out of the league last year, he started 14 games for Tennessee in 2007.

Cuts: Marques Hagans, Marko Mitchell, Keith Eloi and Trent Shelton

TIGHT ENDS

No. Player Ht. Wt. AgeCollege

47Chris Cooley6-325027Utah State

Led Redskins with 83 catches last year; one of the NFL’s most productive tight ends.

86 Fred Davis 6-4 257 23 Southern Cal

Only three catches as a rookie, but teammates say he can’t be covered in practice.

87 Todd Yoder 6-4 251 31 Vanderbilt

Decent run and pass blocker who also caught eight passes in 2008.

Cut: Robbie Agnone

DEFENSIVE LINE

No. Player Ht. Wt. Age College

92 Albert Haynesworth 6-6 350 28 Tennessee

The $41 million man’s presence is expected improve entire defense.

99 Andre Carter 6-4 253 30 California

A durable and serviceable player but he posted only four sacks last year.

96 Cornelius Griffin 6-4 303 32 Alabama

Defensive co-captain should capitalize from No. 92 getting doubled.

93 Phillip Daniels 6-6 305 36 Georgia

Contends he’s in best shape of career after missing 2008 with torn ACL.

64 Kedric Golston 6-4 300 26 Georgia

Third-year player with relentless effort level but not a full-time reserve.

94 Anthony Montgomery 6-6 330 25 Minnesota

Big man will be part of four-man tackle rotation and can stop the run.

79 Lorenzo Alexander 6-1 297 26 California

Will fill Demetric Evans’ role as a combo tackle/end.

97 Renaldo Wynn 6-3 280 34 Notre Dame

Returns after two years but needs to stay healthy to make team.

76 Jeremy Jarmon 6-3 277 21 Kentucky

Supplemental pick will use this year as a redshirt season to develop.

Cuts: Alex Buzbee, Rob Jackson, Vaka Manupuna, Antonio Dixon, J.D. Skolnitsky

LINEBACKERS

No. Player Ht. Wt. Age College

59 London Fletcher 5-10 245 34 John Carroll

Because of Haynesworth, solid-as-rock middle linebacker will make first Pro Bowl.

52 Rocky McIntosh 6-2 238 26 Miami

Nearly two years off knee surgery, weakside linebacker could have big ‘09.

98 Brian Orakpo 6-4 260 22 Texas

Will be used at strongside linebacker unless he has a long holdout.

54 H.B. Blades 5-10 242 24 Pittsburgh

He has knowledge of the system and can play special teams.

55 Robert Thomas 6-0 236 29 UCLA

Newcomer brings experience and depth to weakside linebacker.

57 Cody Glenn 6-0 240 22 Nebraska

Fifth-round pick needs to be solid on special teams to beat out veterans.

51 Alfred Fincher 6-1 250 25 Connecticut

Special teams standout will have to beat out several young players.

Cuts: Darrel Young, Robert Henson, Chris Wilson

CORNERBACKS

No. Player Ht. Wt. Age College

23 DeAngelo Hal l5-10 195 25 Virginia Tech

Given big money with Redskins, team has found a field-flipping playmaker.

22 Carlos Rogers 6-0 190 28 Auburn

Back as a starter after losing job to Hall; in last year of rookie contract.

27 Fred Smoot 5-11 185 30 Mississippi State

Finished 2008 as fourth corner but will have chance to win third spot.

25 Kevin Barnes 6-1 188 22Maryland

Third-round pick can turn solid preseason into moderate playing time.

20 Justin Tryon 5-9 183 25 Arizona State

Must show he has improved from last preseason when he struggled.

Cuts: Doug Dutch and Byron Westbrook

SAFETIES

No. Player Ht. Wt. Age College

30 LaRon Landry 6-0 210 24 LSU

Free safety is veteran of the group and can cover acres of ground.

48 Chris Horton 6-1 211 24UCLA

Rookie revelation last year returns to camp as starting strong safety.

37 Reed Doughty 6-1 205 26 Northern Colorado

Returns from neck surgery; knows how to get everybody in right spots.

41 Kareem Moore 5-11 218 24 Nicholls State

Hard hitter made impression as rookie on defense and special teams.

Cuts: Lendy Holmes and Michael Grant

SPECIALISTS

No. Player Ht. Wt. Age College

3 Hunter Smith 6-2 209 31Notre Dame

Punter spent first 10 years in Indianapolis. How will he handle elements?

6 Shaun Suisham 6-0 200 27 Bowling Green

On second thought, we’ll take Suisham over challenger Dave Rayner.

67 Ethan Albright 6-5 260 38 North Carolina

Reliable long snapper hasn’t missed a game since 1995.

Cuts: Dave Rayner

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