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  • Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times

    Hightower's touchdown run was group effort

    Through three preseason games, the Washington Redskins' running attack has worked in ways that were possible only on a chalkboard last season.


  • **FILE** Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins was drafted 41st overall out of Clemson in April. (Associated Press)

    Redskins hold their breath on Jarvis Jenkins' knee injury

    On a changing defense that is relying on younger players, Washington Redskins rookie defensive end Jarvis Jenkins has been a bright spot this preseason. Now the Redskins are just hoping he can continue to show those flashes of greatness — and that an injury Thursday night doesn't derail his season.


  • ROD LAMKEY JR./THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Redskins offensive lineman Kory Lichtensteiger (top) is optimistic the unit will be an asset instead off a liability as Washington looks to rebound from a 6-10 season. Guard Chris Chester (above) was added because the team thought his speed fit well with its outside zone scheme.

    Fine offensive line might be taking shape for Redskins

    Tim Hightower had never played a game behind the Washington Redskins' offensive line before last Friday's preseason opener against Pittsburgh, so he wasn't sure what to expect from a unit that — let's be honest here — doesn't have a glowing reputation coming off a 6-10 season.


  • Two players vital to the Washington Redskins' success against the New York Giants on Sunday will be quarterback Rex Grossman and running back Tim Hightower. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Redskins-Steelers Film Review: Offense

    My observations, analysis and conclusions about the Redskins' offense after rewatching the TV broadcast of Washington's 16-7 preseason victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.


  • Redskins starting quarterback Rex Grossman (8) fires a pass in the first half, during a preseason game between the Washington Redskins and the Pittsburgh Steelers, at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

    Redskins upend Steelers 16-7 in preseason opener

    As John Beck nursed his strained groin on the sideline, Rex Grossman jogged to the end zone for his first in-game audition for the Washington Redskins' starting quarterback job. A punt from the Pittsburgh Steelers' Daniel Sepulveda had pinned the first-string offense at its own 1-yard line and a collective groan seemed to emerge from the 68,320 fans at FedEx Field.


  • Redskins running back Tim Hightower (39) escapes a tackle from Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor (24) on a run in during the first half,  during a preseason game between the Washington Redskins and the Pittsburgh Steelers, at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

    DALY: 11 postgame thoughts on Redskins' win over Steelers

    What do I think of the Redskins' 16-7 win over the Steelers on Friday night in their preseason opener at FedEx Field? Oh, there are 11 things I could say:


  • The Redskins acquired running back Tim Hightower from the Arizona Cardinals on July 31 for defensive lineman Vonnie Holliday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Redskins' Tim Hightower must come to grips with fumbling problem

    Tim Hightower's NFL career has been a battle against bouts of fumblitis. The running back who spent the past three years with the Arizona Cardinals developed a reputation as a guy who couldn't hold on to the ball.


  • Redskins' rusher Torain injured, Hightower ready

    Washington Redskins lead rusher Ryan Torain will miss 7 to 10 days after fracturing his left hand and the newly acquired running back Tim Hightower is ready for a bigger workload.


  • Busy Arizona signs TE Heap, trades for DL Holliday

    The off-field frenzy has not let up for the Arizona Cardinals.


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