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When new Redskins running back Tashard Choice arrives in the locker room this morning, no introductions will be necessary. Most of those have already happened.
For example, Choice has already met Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall:
I’m told there’s no bad blood between the two, it was just a playmaker, making a play. Choice, who was No. 23 with the Cowboys, has adopted No. 40 with the Redskins. That number was previously possessed by cornerback Brandyn Thompson (in training camp), who was waived from the active roster in order to make room for Choice.
Funny how it’s all connected.
Via CSN Washington’s coverage of the Play 60 event yesterday, we learned that Choice’s new backfield mates were excited by the addition:
And then, of course, there’s Choice’s former/current teammates and best friend, defensive end Stephen Bowen.
“That’s my boy,” he said with a big grin. ”I was hoping when the Cowboys cut him that the Redskins would give him a chance. I know that we were kinda short a
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The Washington Redskins signed ex-Dallas Cowboys running back Tashard Choice off waivers and signed him to the roster yesterday. Redskins Hog Heaven turned to Darren Shetler, our Bloguin colleague who covers the Cowboys on The Cowboys Nation blog, for a quick scouting report on Choice. Here's what he had to say:
"He [Choice] had 2 fumbles on 27 carries this year and is...
One of the hardest transitions in professional sports is changing teams mid-seasons. Aside from all of the elements that change on the field, adjusting to the culture of the team off the field can be even harder.
Most players get ignored. Most have to build up their reputation on the field and prove that they belong before anyone will welcome them in.
And then there’s new...
(photo by Larry French)
The Washington Redskins made an interesting move this week – claiming Dallas running back Tashard Choice off of waivers.
Choice was placed on waivers by the Cowboys to make room for rookie linebacker Bruce Carter and became expendable because of the emergence of DeMarco Murray.
The fourth-year pro has been saddled with nagging shoulder [...]
The Washington Redskins have claimed running back Tashard Choice off waivers.
The Redskins made the move Monday, giving them a potential third tailback on the roster. The team was down to Ryan Torain and Roy Helu after Tim Hightower was lost for the season with a knee injury.
Choice was waived-injured by Dallas on Saturday. He had suffered a shoulder injury the previous week against...
After that turkey the Washington Redskins threw up (no pun intended) in Toronto, I just needed a day. And so did you. You can read recaps of the shutout loss to the Buffalo Bills in The Post, or The Times or on CSNWashington. Here are a few Hog Heaven side notes:
The Tashard Choice "solution" means that Evan Royster and Ryan Torain are not; 'Skins fans give up too...
Tashard Choice will get a chance to get a measure of revenge on the Cowboys this season. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Choice was claimed off waivers by their divisional rivals in Washington. With Tim Hightower out for the season and the Roy Helu/Ryan Torain combo struggling against the Bills, there’s certainly an opportunity…
The Washington Redskins have claimed former Dallas Cowboys running back Tashard Choice off waivers on Monday. This is a good pick up for the Redskins since they recently lost Tim Hightower for the season because of a torn ACL. It’ll take Choice some time before he learns the playbook, but he should be a nice spark [...]
(photo from dallascowboys.com)The prayers of many in Cowboy Nation were answered late last week when RB Tashard Choice was released by the Dallas Cowboys. Then yesterday, Choice signed with the Washington Redskins and those prayers were replaced by gasps. But our division rivals may not yet be done picking through our left-overs.Choice was released after his sub-par play this season...
Crime committed: Murder of the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Night Football. Time: 7:00pm – 11:00pm; Oct. 30, 2011 Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Wanted: The person or persons responsible for the murder of the Dallas Cowboys by the Philadelphia Eagles, 34-7.First, your rights: You have the right to be really angry. Anything you say or do may make you feel better but it won’t...
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS | In light of Sunday’s shutout at the hands of the Bills, I could write all about how badly the Redskins struggled — how many sacks they allowed, how unsuccessful their running game was, how ineffective their receivers were. I could write about how John Beck played compared to Rex Grossman’s previous outings, or about how new acquisition Tashard Choice...