Found September 02, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
The 53 man roster has been named for the Washington Redskins and the team is now officially ready to take on 2012. The roster had to be trimmed down to 53 players by 9 PM EST on Friday August 31st and the team was able to do just that. There were some very notable cuts [...]

Tim Hightower released by Redskins

The Tim Hightower era in Washington has come to an end, as the Redskins have reportedly released the five-year veteran running back. Hightower played in just 5 games for the Skins before suffering a season ending knee injury. He managed just a 3.8 average during those five games, with just one rushing touchdown. His release provides a little bit a clarity for fantasy owners, however...

NFL Rumors: Would the Detroit Lions be interested in RB Tim Hightower?

With NFL teams required to trim their rosters to the 53-man limit on Friday, a few surprising names were released. On Friday, the Washington Redskins released RB Tim Hightower. Would the Detroit Lions be interested in adding him to the roster given their current situation at the running back position? Currently, the Lions have only two completely healthy running backs on their roster...

Redskins yet to unleash full RG3 experience

If Robert Griffin III were a movie, then his impressive preseason action would amount to a sneak peek trailer. In other words, the best is yet to come. On Monday, the Sporting News posted a mini profile on Griffin, explaining how he’s appeared decisive in the pocket, agile enough to make plays on his own, and demonstrated an infectiously positive work ethic. Basically, the No....

Tim Hightower is released by the Washington Redskins – Fantasy Football Impact

In one of the more surprising cuts of the preseason,  the NFL Network is reporting that the Washington Redskins have released Tim Hightower.   Coming off ACL surgery, Hightower appeared to be fourth on the crowded Washington Running Back depth chart, behind Roy Helu Jr., Evan Royster and Alfred Morris. Fantasy Impact Bump Hightower up your draft board.  Why? Because he will likely...

Tim Hightower Released By Redskins

The Redskins released running back Tim Hightower Friday.Fantasy Spin:Hightower was listed No. 1 on the depth chart at the start of training camp but he never was able to get healthy coming off surgery to repair a torn ACL last season. This eliminates one of the four players fighting for carries with Washington, but the role of lead back in Week 1 is still up in the air.

NFL News: RB Tim HIghtower Among Washington Redskins Roster Cuts

The Washington Redskins trimmed their roster on Friday in order to reach the league imposed deadline to have rosters down to the required 53-man limit. There were a few surprise moves from the Washington Redskins. RB Tim Hightower, a player several thought would become the Redskins starting running back this season was released. WR Anthony Armstrong, a player many fans might recognize...

Mike Shanahan hates your fantasy football team, week 1 starter “a secret”

Will Roy Helu be the “secret” starting running back for the Redskins when they open their season next Sunday? (Credit: AP Photo) Mike Shanahan led teams have always been known for productive running backs, often securing 1,000 yard backs. During his tenure in Denver, Shanahan’s team produced 1,000 yard rushers out of the likes of Olandis Gary, Reuben Droughns, Clinton Portis...

Redskins release Tom Hightower, Terrence Austin; rumored to swap Anthony Armstrong for Miami RB ...

Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower could not out-run his knee problems. He wull be released from the team today, according to reports on the Twitterverse. Various reports say the Redskins will release RB Tim Hightower. knee didn't respond. not eligible for new IR rule. Have to be w/team on 9/4 — Redskins RReports (@CBSSportsNFLWAS) August 31, 2012 The Redskins...

Hightower among Redskins' cuts

Tim Hightower's vision of returning "home" to emerge as a star for the Redskins came to an end with the running back's release Friday. The former Richmond star was acquired from Arizona last year and appeared to be a good fit for the Redskins' zone-blocking scheme. But he suffered a torn ACL in his left knee in October and didn't return to full contact...

Hightower among Redskins cuts; Jackson suspended

The Washington Redskins cut Tim Hightower on Friday, the latest twist in coach Mike Shanahan's 21/2-year search for a consistent starter at running back. Hightower, who was returning from knee surgery, was one of 23 players trimmed from the roster as the Redskins head into the regular season opener against the New Orleans Saints on Sept. 9. Included in the tally was safety...

Washington Redskins: Season Preview, Analysis and Predictions

The millennium has not been kind to the Washington Redskins and their fans, delivering seven losing seasons and just two playoff appearances since 2000. With some big acquisitions this offseason and a dedicated coaching staff striving to create a competitive football team, things are certainly headed in a more promising direction. This April, the Redskins gave up the farm to acquire...
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