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  • Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower takes the ball up field in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Redskins' Tim Hightower eager to get back in flow after knee injury ended '11 season

    In 2008, the Redskins finished as the NFL's eighth-ranked rushing attack. Clinton Portis ended the season with 1,487 rushing yards, good for fourth in the league. Things haven't been the same since.


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    Hightower is back with Redskins, and has a point to prove

    Tim Hightower lives by the motto "Purpose Driven," and right now his purpose is returning from a serious knee injury and being a productive running back in 2012. He cleared an important hurdle in that process Monday when he re-signed with the Washington Redskins.


  • Running back Tim Hightower will be returning to the Washington Redskins for the 2012 season. (Associated Press)

    Redskins bring back Hightower

    The Washington Redskins have re-established the status quo at running back by agreeing to terms with incumbent first-stringer Tim Hightower. Hightower announced his return on Twitter Sunday night.


  • Mike Shanahan keeping Redskins' backfield in motion

    There were times this season — many times, in fact — when Evan Royster would enter the locker room at Redskins Park without anyone caring to notice. Such is life for an NFL practice squad player. Anonymity is the norm.


  • Washington Redskins' Tim Hightower (25) is helped from the field after being injured during the third quarter of against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. Hightower ended up tearing his ACL. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

    Redskins' Tim Hightower ready to rehab

    Tim Hightower wore a knee brace and a smile Thursday as he scooted through the halls of Redskins Park on crutches. After having surgery last Tuesday to reconstruct the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the Washington Redskins' leading rusher is eager to turn his focus to his rehabilitation.


  • Against the Buffalo Bills last week, Washington Redskins quarterback John Back was sacked 10 times, threw two interceptions and fumbled (but recovered it) once. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

    Fantasy football: Redskins' offensive woes a cold reality

    In reality, the Redskins are bad. In fantasy, they're worse. You would think it impossible in the NFL's Golden Age of Offense for a team to be mostly devoid of players worth populating a fantasy roster. But the Redskins are that team.


  • Redskins' Hightower out for season, Moss 5-7 weeks

    From healthy, first-place surprise to battered and struggling, the Washington Redskins had their fortunes take another dive Monday when running back Tim Hightower was declared out for the season with a torn knee ligament and receiver Santana Moss underwent hand surgery that is expected to sideline him for 5-7 weeks.


  • Redskins' Hightower out for year, Moss 5-7 weeks

    Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower is out for the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, and receiver Santana Moss will miss 5-7 weeks with a broken bone in his left hand.


  • Redskins running back Tim Hightower is helped off the field in the third quarter Sunday after suffering an injury to his left knee. Hightower compiled 88 yards on 17 carries before exiting. (Associated Press)

    Redskins' Hightower tears ACL, out for season

    Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and will miss the rest of the season, coach Mike Shanahan said Monday.


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