Originally posted on DC Pro Sports Report  |  Last updated 3/14/14
The Washington Redskins spent Thursday addressing many of their defensive needs in free agency, though they still did not get the veteran safety so many believe they need. [Including me.] Washington signed ILB Darryl Sharpton from the Houston Texans, CB Tracy Porter from the Oakland Raiders, DL Clifton Geathers from the Philadelphia Eagles and, finally, DL Jason Hatcher from the Dallas Cowboys. DARRYL SHARPTON AGE – 26 // HT – 5’11″ // WT – 236 lbs // 2013 team: Houston Texans He’s had a hard time staying healthy, missing a lot of times with the Houston Texans. That’s probably why he only signed for one season. However, he did manage to play in 15 games last season, starting eight of them. Prior to last season he started 11 of 27 NFL games he’s played since his pro career began in 2010. He’s known as a solid run-stuffer in the middle, but not much in coverage. However, playing well against the run, first and foremost, is what the Redskins ask of their inside linebackers. He could b...
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