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Latest Tim Hightower Items
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.