Washington Redskins sign DE Jason Hatcher

Jason Hatcher, now going into his age 32 season, has been a late bloomer in the NFL, but he’s a versatile defensive lineman who can really get after the quarterback. He graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 10th ranked 3-4 defensive end in 2011 as a talented reserve on 428 snaps and then he became a starter in 2012. In 2012, he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 4th ranked 3-4 defensive...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Barry Cofield restructures his contract

According to Zac Boyer of,  defensive tackle Barry Cofield has restructured his contract the Redskins to help the save some cap money. Cofield agreed to a change late last week that will save the team approximately $2.4 million in salary cap space this season, according to The Washington Post. His original base salary of $4.05 million was reduced to $840,000, the...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Barry Cofield believes he’ll play in the Redskins’ season opener

Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told reporters that it’s a “long shot” that Barry Cofield will play in any of the final two preseason games after breaking his hand last week. Shanahan does believe Cofield will be able to play in the Skins opener against the Eagles. “We usually give it somewhere about 48 hours to see how he feels after putting it in the cast, and then we’ll...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Barry Cofield suffers broken hand

The Washington Redskins suffered several injuries during last night’s preseason contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers, as backup Kirk Cousins went down with a foot injury. Beyond the backup’s foot ailment, the Redskins also lost defensive tackle Barry Cofield to what was reported to be a fractured right hand, according to Chris Russell of ESPN Radio 980. @RickDocWalker reports...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Barry Cofield has a fractured hand

The Redskins have experienced a flurry of injuries during tonight’s game against the Steelers. According to Chris Russell of ESPN 980,  defensive tackle Barry Cofield fractured his right hand. @RickDocWalker reports that Barry Cofield has a "fractured left hand" Holy Preseason #Redskins — Chris Russell (@Russellmania980) August 20, 2013 As a matter of clarification...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Position Battles: Defensive Line

This is another post about Redskins Position Battles heading into training camp. The Washington Redskins will head into the 2013-14 season with a strong, veteran unit on the defensive line. The two anchors of the line are Barry Cofield at nose tackle and Stephen Bowen at defensive end. Cofield is coming off a season in [...]
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Barry Cofield Is A Better Nose Tackle Than You Think

Like a lot of Redskins Nation I’ve always thought Barry Cofield was just an okay nose tackle, but always felt he could be upgraded. After doing some research though, my opinion of Cofield as our nose tackle has changed. 1. Cofield’s has great awareness on the field. He is also good at play recognition and helps set the tone for the defenders behind him. He is our best defensive...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cofield, Boothe will be familiar foes

They entered the NFL together in the 2006 draft class and quickly became starters for their respective teams as rookies. Barry Cofield began laying the groundwork to establish himself as one of the NFL's top defensive tackles. Kevin Boothe got cut by Oakland the following year. As fate would have it, they would become teammates for four seasons with the New York Giants. Cofield...
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Cofield: Good To Get A Win For The Fans

AP Image When the Redskins won on Sunday evening in Seattle, there was an uneasiness that followed the team buses back to the airport.  It took me a while to put my finger on it, but as I watched the very subdued celebration on the team plane, it occurred to me. This team had forgotten how to relax after a win. Following each of the six losses in a row, the team had becoming accustomed...
Via Redskins Blog
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Cofield: Redskins on pace for 'historically ugly'

Barry Cofield says things could get ''historically ugly'' if the Washington Redskins don't start changing their ways. The veteran defensive tackle said Monday: ''If we don't play better, then there's no reason to expect to win any games.'' The Redskins have lost five straight to drop to 3-6 ahead of next week's game against the rival...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

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