Washington Redskins defensive tackle Barry Cofield got the chance to see how elite New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning had become from the sidelines when they played as teammates for five years.
Since last season, the former Giant player has had the reverse angle on how good Manning is from the opposite side of the ball wearing the Giants division rival's burgundy and...
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.
According to Patricia Traina of InsideFootball.com, the New York Giants have received a fourth round compensatory pick for April’s NFL draft.
The Giants received the pick because they lost Steve Smith, Kevin Boss, and Barry Cofield in free agency in 2011. But they also signed David Baas and Steve Weatherford, so the highest pick they could get was a fourth rounder.
So in the...
Barry Cofield has one championship ring from his days with the New York Giants. And if quarterback Eli Manning was playing last season the way he’s playing right now, Cofield thinks he might have a second.
“He’s a completely different animal right now,” said Cofield, who signed with the Redskins as a free agent 4 1/2 months ago. “He’s playing unbelievable. If he would’ve...
If anyone knows how to beat Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, it’s nose tackle Barry Cofield, who was on the Super Bowl XLII Giants defense that ended the 2007 Patriots’ run at perfection.
Cofield had a light-hearted chat with the media yesterday to discuss how to beat Brady. He talked about laying a hit on Brady in the Super Bowl, and watching him pop right up and throw...
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...
Barry Cofield's mood has improved, even though the Washington Redskins' losing streak is one game longer.
A week after he feared the season would turn ''historically ugly,'' the defensive tackle saw enough in a 27-24 overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys to feel that the Redskins won't be a shield-your-eyes train wreck the rest of the way.
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November 21, 2011
After a strong start in which it appeared they were legitimate contenders in the NFC East, the Washington Redskins have taken a nosedive. Since their week 5 bye, Washington has lost five straight games. Rex Grossman was benched but has now reclaimed his starting position. That doesn’t sound familiar, does it? With a 3-6 record [...]
In his first season with the Redskins, defensive lineman Barry Cofield is in the midst of the first five-game losing streak of his six-year career. After a 20-9 loss to a Miami squad that lost its first seven games, Cofield said he expects those struggles to grow if players don’t step it up..
When asked to reflect on the difficult stretch, Cofield — who never lost more than four...
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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...
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November 14, 2011