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Washington Redskins Fullback Darrel Young Forgot Who to Block on Punt Return

The fullback is a dying breed in the NFL, but there are some teams that still use them and with good reason. Ask any running back and they will say that they would love to have a big ole boy with wheels leading the way for them. The Washington Redskins carry one--Darrel Young.To earn his keep Young works on the Redskins special teams as well, but after this play during a punt return...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fullback Darrel Young believes there’ll be a role for him in new offense

Over the course of the past four seasons, fullback Darrel Young has proved his worth to the Washington Redskins both as a lead blocker and on special teams. Former offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan often proclaimed that Young ranked among the best fullbacks in the NFL. In the past two seasons, Young helped pave the way for a rushing attack that ranked among the league leaders...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Young's third TD lifts Redskins in OT

Darrel Young had carried the ball only twice all season. He had scored only three touchdowns in his three-plus years in the NFL. Now he's in the spotlight. Young scored three times Sunday, including a 4-yard run in overtime that gave the Washington Redskins a 30-24 win over the San Diego Chargers. Young stormed his way into the end zone 6:01 into the extra period, with the...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Young has 3 TDs, Redskins top Chargers 30-24 in OT

Darrel Young scored on a 4-yard run in overtime Sunday, the third touchdown of the game for the little-used fullback, giving the Washington Redskins a 30-24 win over the San Diego Chargers. Young, who had carried the ball only twice all season entering the game, also had a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs for the Redskins (3-5), who scored on the opening drive of the extra period after...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Young, NFL To Visit Deployed Military Units

I’m not sure if Redskins fullback Darrel Young is a fan of literature, but his life has captured the essence of Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” Coming out of Villanova as a linebacker, Young went undrafted and unsigned in the 2009 NFL Draft.  Most players in that position would give up on their dreams, but not Young. When Young finally did get his chance in training...
Via Redskins Blog
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Darrel Young’s first rushing TD comes against childhood team

Redskins fullback Darrel Young scored the first rushing touchdown of his career in Sunday’s 23-10 victory over the New York Giants, a six-yard run that gave Washington a 17-0 lead in the second quarter. “It was an honor,” Young said. “I know my family’s watching and stuff like that. I wish they were on the sideline with me.” Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Redskins-Jets: Darrel Young is out

The Washington Redskins will be without starting fullback Darrel Young as they take on the New York Jets. Young suffered a concussion in last week’s victory over the Seattle Seahawks. He passed baseline tests for a return and took some snaps Friday, but the team chose to keep him sidelined for this week’s game as a precaution. Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Effects of FB Darrel Young’s concussion appear mild

Washington Redskins fullback Darrel Young doesn’t appear to have any lingering effects from a mild concussion he suffered in the team’s 23-17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The second-year pro will continue to be evaluated, but there is a good chance he will return to action this week. Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Darrel Young’s Blog: We Will Get Better

Redskins fullback Darrel Young has been a real success story over the last two years, making the transition from a FCS linebacker to above-average NFL fullback. His emergence on the field has led to his emergence in the locker room, and the inevitable emergence in the media.  Following Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys, he took to Twitter to promote his personal blog on his personal...
Via Redskins Blog
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Young Gives Personal Thanks To Veterans

In honor of the upcoming Veteran’s Day celebrations,  Redskins fullback Darrel Young spent his Tuesady at the Westin Hotel at Tysons Corner for the “Salute Our Heroes” luncheon.” Young joined former Redskin Rick “Doc” Walker at the event, which was hosted for military members and their families. Events with veterans, or current military personnel, have special importance...
Via Redskins Blog
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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