Found December 16, 2011 on Redskins Blog:
AP Image Redskins defensive end Adam Carriker is widely considered to be one of the strongest men on the team.  His role on the defensive line is to be the grizzly bear that ties up two blockers so the linebackers can make plays, or the rhino that bursts through the line and takes down the quarterback. But when he’s off the clock at Redskins Park, Carriker rushes home to spend time with his wife and his two kids under the age of 3.  And that’s when Carriker goes from a force of nature, to a full-time nurturer. “My New Year’s resolution is to spend more time with my kids,” he said.  ”I have a 2-year-old (Addison) and an 8-month-old (Jacob), and I mean, they’re only little once.  I gotta spend as much time with them as possible while they’re little, before they get that attitude in their teenage years. “Those are the years I probably won’t wanna spend with them,” he joked. Carriker makes it home from work everyday around 5 p.m. and have a couple hours to play with them before they go t

Petitbon feted as losing Redskins evoke glory days

In the final dog days of another losing season, the Washington Redskins played the distraction game - by trotting out a reminder from the glory days. Out came the three polished Super Bowl trophies. In walked owner Dan Snyder to rattle off some statistics from an era before he bought the team. The guest of honor: Richie Petitbon, the defensive coordinator whose name is on all three...

Redskins to place DB Landry on IR

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DeJon Gomes now Redskins' starting strong safety

Rookie DeJon Gomes has replaced LaRon Landry as the Washington Redskins' first-string strong safety, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said Thursday morning. Landry still is recovering from a strained groin that has kept him out of the last two games. The coaching staff decided to promote Gomes to a starting role ...

Ritchie Petitbon to join Redskins Ring of Fame

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Redskins Will Place Landry on IR

Washington Redskins safety LaRon landry will be placed on season ending injured reserve for the second straight season after being hindered once again by the same  Achilles that ended his 2010 season early. Landry decided to not have surgery this past offseason and now it seems that it’s back fired on him,  since he was never [...]

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'99 Skins stunned Giants at home 50-21. photo courtesy of<img class="size-full wp-image-6995" ... [visit site to read more] Is the Giants game a win-win situation for the Redskins? - Riggo's Rag - Riggo's Rag - A Washington Redskins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Redskins' Landry to IR, may need surgery before free agency

A wasted season is over for Washington Redskins safety LaRon Landry, whose sore left Achilles tendon hasn't fully healed and will now likely require surgery.

Redskins put Landry on IR

ASHBURN, Va. -- A wasted season is over for Washington Redskins safety LaRon Landry, whose sore left Achilles tendon hasn’t fully healed and will now likely require surgery. Now it’s a matter of waiting to see if the injury has ended Landry’s Redskins career as well. Coach...

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InReeseWeTrust: New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins Week 15 Game Preview

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Patriots’ Carter fined $15,000, Redskins’ Hall fined $7,500

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