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Washington Redskins nose tackle Barry Cofield has yet to break out his Taser sack dance while in the burgundy and gold, but the sixth-year pro believes that he is getting closer to that moment as he continues to gain comfort in Washington’s defense.
A 4-3 defensive tackle for all of his professional career, Cofield made the switch to the nose tackle position after signing with Washington and has found himself learning on the fly. He is the only starting defensive lineman yet to record a sack, but did get his first hit on the quarterback against St. Louis. He admittedly still is working to adjust to taking on double-teams on a regular basis.
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