Found April 13, 2012 on
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The Washington Redskins signed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Tanard Jackson to a contract on Friday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Jackson will be reunited with former Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris, who is now in charge of the Redskins' defensive backs.
Selected in the fourth round in 2007, Jackson was twice suspended for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
Jackson, 26, had 35 tackles and two interceptions in 10 games for Tampa Bay last season.
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The Washington Redskins have officially announced they’ve signed free agent safety Tanard Jackson, who was just released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for failing a team physical.
Jackson is a talented young player, but he’s somehow gotten worse over the past few seasons instead of better.
Jackson has made 147 tackles, 20 assists and has missed 54 tackles in 40 games, per ProFootballFocus...
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Warren Sapp recently filed for bankruptcy and explained his decision was between that or going to jail, so he made the logical choice.
Much has been made of Warren Sapp filing bankruptcy and his $6.7 million of debt. I’m pretty sure it wasn’t easy for him, considering the lifestyle he was living. but you gotta do what you gotta do. And for Warren the choice was easy. File bankruptcy or go to jail.
“Do you think I wanted to declare bankruptcy?” Sapp said. “Do you think if there was any other way possible...
The Washington Redskins have made a pair of roster moves aimed at improving their defense. The Redskins have re-signed LB London Fletcher and acquired free agent S Tanard Jackson. Fletcher, 37, received little interest on the free agent market while Jackson started the free agency period on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster but was released last week after the team stated...
Longtime Tampa Bay Buccaneers employee Jill Hobbs was recognized for her 35 years of service to the organization on Friday. In addition to presenting Hobbs with a framed No. 35 jersey, Buccaneers co-chairman Bryan Glazer presented Hobbs with a check for $35,000, Roy Cummings of The Tampa Tribune reports. "I was thrilled just to get the jersey, because those are special,"...
Jabar Gaffney’s marriage does not seem to be in a good place if the tweets sent from his verified Twitter account are any indication. Thursday was apparently his anniversary with his wife, but he says she was not around. Based on a tweet he sent last Saturday, his wife is messing with free agent cornerback Lito Sheppard, who is also Gaffney’s cousin. Below is a censored version...
Washington Redskins WR Jabar Gaffney is having a bad day. Today is his anniversary but his wife wasn’t with him which seemed to set off a series of profanity laced tweets about her and curiously , NFL free agent CB Lito Sheppard. He did note the two topics weren’t related but does he not have friends? A journal? [...]
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins are making a big push to re-sign free agent linebacker London Fletcher before Monday’s offseason workouts begin.
Fletcher is a fan favorite and veteran that has proven to be quite durable, despite the fact that he’s in his late 30′s.
Fletcher racked up an impressive 166 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles...
Washington Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins has received full clearance to resume football activities following a seven-month rehabilitation from ACL surgery according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post. Jenkins, whom the Redskins selected out of Clemson in the second round of the 2011 draft, tore his ACL during Washingtons third preseason game and was lost for the season...
Earlier today, Washington Redskins WR Jabar Gaffney blew a fuse on Twitter. Apparantly his “soon to be ex-wife” has left him on their anniversary, and it might have something to do with former Raiders/Eagles DB Lito Sheppard. Check em’ out!
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Jabar Gaffney may have officially lost it. Maybe he just found out that his NFL career has been as impressive as my short stint to the New York Sports Club last month, or maybe he found his cousin, former Philadelphia Eagle/New York Jets/Oakland Raider CB Lito Sheppard banging his (soon to be ex) wife, Terin Gaffney. Who knows? But what we do know is that Jabar went OFF on his cousin...
JABAR GAFFNEY seriously needs a hug, yall. The volatile Redskins wideout went on a Twitter rant recently, directing his ire at fellow footballer and first cousin LITO SHEPPARD. Gaffney called his cousin the biggest ‘feline’ on the planet:
Gaffney then focused his anger at his soon-to-be ex wife, Terin Gaffney:
Which caused all those amateur Twitter detectives to ponder over...