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Evan Royster Placed On Injured Reserve

After sustaining a high left ankle sprain Sunday, Washington Redskins running back Evan Royster will be placed on injured reserve, ending his 2013 season. Royster caught a swing pass for a 4-yard gain on the second play of the second quarter and was tackled awkwardly, leading to his left leg getting stuck under Chiefs inside [...]
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Evan Royster might be on the Redskins roster bubble

According to Rich Tandler of, Redskins running back Evan Royster could find himself looking for a job after this preseason with the addition of rookie Chris Thompson. While Royster has looked good during his career in Washington, Thompson gives the Redskins amn explosive dimension that they haven’t had in a long time.   Need NFL Tickets? The post Evan Royster...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins News: RB Evan Royster ‘In the Dark’ about starting role

The Washington Redskins official team website has RB Evan Royster listed as the team’s starting running back. Head coach Mike Shanahan has told the media that he has selected a starter but won’t reveal his name. Royster has told the media that despite being listed as the team’s starter, he’s not buying it. “I think they’re going to keep us in the dark until probably the...
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins list Royster as starter

Attention all Roy Helu fantasy owners!  The Redskins have listed Evan Royster as the starting running back—a fact that even Royster doesn't truly believe.

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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

What to watch for as Washington Redskins wrap up preseason against Tampa Bay

Every football fan knows how seemingly unimportant game 4 of the preseason is to the rest of the season. However, if you’re a player whose position on the roster is questionable, this game is crucial. And now, with a guy like Cooley getting cut, I’d image the anxiety is especially high. If they can cut someone as important to the organization as he has been, no ones job is particularly...
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins RB Royster makes bid for starting job

Injuries have given Evan Royster a clear shot to claim the starting running back job for the Washington Redskins. The second-year player is expected to get the bulk of the first-team work Saturday when the Redskins visit Chicago. Tim Hightower is recovering from knee surgery, and Roy Helu Jr. has tendinitis in his left Achilles tendon. There's a chance either or both could...
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August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Royster to Start for ‘Skins On Thursday

While I mentioned that Evan Royster had been practicing with the Washington Redskins first team in the most recent Week in Review, news emerged today that he is officially the #1 RB in D.C. — as it stands now.  As per The Washington Times, Mike Shanahan announced in a press conference after practice that the 2nd-year running back will start in Washington’s first preseason...
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Evan Royster looking to make noise In 2012

When the Washington Redskins drafted Penn State running back Evan Royster in 2011, they were looking for a running back that would be able to compete for a starting job or at least compliment the new free agent back they had accquired in the Arizona Cardinals’ Tim Hightower. Dan Snyder and Company would select Royster [...]
Via The Penalty Flag
July 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Evan Royster up for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week

Washington Redskins running back Evan Royster is a nominee for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week following his career rushing day against the Minnesota Vikings last Saturday. Royster, whom Washington drafted in the sixth round out of Penn State, rushed for 132 yards on 19 carries and caught two passes for 15 yards. Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Evan Royster believes gradual introduction benefited him

The wait seemed to take forever, and Evan Royster struggled to endure it at times, but as he comes off of his best performance to date, the Washington Redskins rookie running back says he now believes that he benefited from coaches bringing him along gradually this season. Royster – Washington’s sixth-round pick out of Penn State – spent the first 12 weeks of the season on...
Via Redskins Insider
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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