Found July 30, 2013 on Blog So Hard Sports:

Carriker will likely be placed on IR for the 2nd straight year The horrible news came out a few days ago that Washington Redskins left defensive end Adam Carriker will miss 4 or 5 months with a third surgery within 10 months on his bothersome right quadriceps that he tore week two last year versus the St Louis Rams. I have to think that this will mean Carriker will be put on injured reserved for the second year in a row. I have to be honest here, this puts Adam Carriker’s future with the Washington Redskins in doubt. I hope I’m wrong, but the Redskins might come to the realization that they need to invest in another draft pick at the defensive end position in the 2014 NFL Draft. The good news is that the Redskins brought in talent this off-season at the defensive end position and have talent returning off of last years division winning team. Now that it looks like Carriker will not be able to suit up for the 2013 Washington Redskins the depth chart goes as follows: RDE -Stephen Bowen -Kendric Golston LDE -Jarvis Jenkins Behind these three we have Chris Baker who is listed as a nose tackle, but has played defensive end at Hampton University. He also worked some at nose tackle for us last year. Then, we brought in two former second round picks. The Redskins signed Phillip Merling, who was a 2008 second round pick of the Miami Dolphins and Ron Brace who was a 2009 second round pick of the New England Patriots. Both players were top 40 draft picks, so they have the talent to contribute to the Redskins defensive line rotation. The question is, do they have the work ethic? In their previous stops in Miami and New England neither player lived up to their pre-draft measurables and what kind of players scouts thought they would be. The Redskins do have some talent that can help step in to fill the void Carriker will leave, but this is certainly a blow to the defensive line. Related posts: Redskins Training Camp Battles: Defensive Line Defensive Line for the Redskins is Set Through 2014 Redskins Training Camp Battles: Offensive Line


Redskins players cannot identify Bryce Harper

Besides Robert Griffin III, the biggest, most well-known athlete in the Washington D.C. area has to be Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper, right? Well, if he is so popular, why don’t RG3′s teammates know who he is? I get some athletes just don’t watch sports, but I struggle to believe that a quite a few Redskins players struggled to put a name to the face of Harper when...

Washington Redskins Schedule Breakdown Part 2 (Weeks 10-17)

This post is part two of a previous article. In part one, the prediction count was five Redskins wins, two losses and one toss-up match-up. You can view part one by CLICKING HERE. Washington Redskins Schedule Breakdown Part 2 The Redskins have what has been ranked as the 18th toughest schedule heading into next season, [...]

Robert Griffin III Will Wear Knee Brace for Entire 2013 Season

Robert Griffin III told reporters after Monday morning’s practice that the knee brace he is wearing will be there all season. “I don’t know if I’ll wear it forever. I know I’ll wear it the rest of the season,” RG3 said. “It just depends on how the leg feels.” Griffin has previously played a full [...]

Undrafted Free Agent Files: Marvin Burdette

I discussed Marvin Burdette last week in my article covering the 10 players most likely to shine this preseason.Now I take a closer look at the Redskins' linebacker.Marvin Burdette loves contact. That is the first impression I got from watching video of him.The second is that he makes correctable mistakes. The inside linebacker, who led the entire NCAA in tackles per game last...

DeAngelo Hall will undergo x-rays on his ankle

After today’s practice, Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall confirmed he’ll undergo x-rays on his ankle after rolling it today.  He doesn’t believe he suffered a serious injury. DeAngelo Hall says he will have an X-Ray on his right ankle. He thinks he'll be just fine. #Redskins — Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) July 29, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...

Redskins’ Brandon Meriweather sets simple goal: Play

Ask Brandon Meriweather — owner of the second-most famous reconstructed right knee at Washington Redskins training camp — for his expectations for the upcoming season and the veteran safety doesn’t bother trying to come up with an impressive answer. He could spout off a tackle or interception total Pro Bowl honors or some other lofty goal. But Meriweather sees no point. “Why...

RG3 meets life long Redskins fan

After practice Wednesday morning quarterback Robert Griffin III went out of his way to spend some quality time with one of the Redskins’ biggest fans, 99-year-old Georgia Poole. Poole, who proclaims herself to be the Redskins’ biggest and oldest fan had high hopes of meeting the star quarterback and even joked with him about his injuries last season. RG3 who was evidently...

Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall in walking boot with ankle injury

The Washington Redskins were without cornerback DeAngelo Hall yesterday, as the veteran was sporting a walking boot on his injured right ankle. X-rays were inconclusive, but the Redskins will likely be without Hall for at least a few days as a result of the injury, according to Tarik El-Bashir of CSN Washington. The Redskins will put Hall through further testing to determine...

RG3 rehabbed his knee during his honeymoon in France, doesn’t plan on wearing a knee brace past this season

Photo by Keith Allison Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III told the media today that he rehabbed his knee at an American Football facility in Nice, France while he was on his honeymoon. Robert Griffin said that during his honeymoon in Nice, France, he was doing rehab work at an American Football facility. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) July 29, 2013 Griffin also...

Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall In Walking Boot

Still have no clue why the Redskins brought back Hall. DeAngelo Hall watching walkthrough in a boot: — Zac Boyer (@ZacBoyer) July 30, 2013

RG3 Feeling No Pain in Surgically-Repaired Knee

According to, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said he has "no pain" in his surgically repaired right knee.Fantasy Spin:Griffin isn't expected to play in any preseason games, but the Redskins might just be able to run their full offense without any restrictions this season. That means RGIII's ADP should continue to rise. He has made an incredibly quick...

Football Mock Draft Review: Locker Room industry mock (July 17, Jon Collins)

A big thanks to all the outside experts who participated, a full list of which with appropriate kudos appears in our site wide Mock Review coming later this week. In the interim, just check the results here. I built my team around Redskins Running Back Alfred Morris after grabbing him with the 9th overall pick (USA Today Sports Images). I wound up with Alfred Morris at pick nine...
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