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Latest Tim Hightower Items
Through three preseason games, the Washington Redskins' running attack has worked in ways that were possible only on a chalkboard last season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
The off-field frenzy has not let up for the Arizona Cardinals.