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After Shanahan, Redskins' Haslett gets more leeway

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Mike Shanahan was fired. Jim Haslett stayed on. When the Washington Redskins ousted Shanahan after last year's 3-13 season, they didn't exactly clean house. Several assistants from the old regime were retained under new coach Jay Gruden, with the organization adopting the mindset that the problem started at the top - and pretty much ended there. None of...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Hall: Mike Shanahan overruled Jim Haslett’s playcalling

DeAngelo Hall is one of a number of Washington Redskins players who seems happier now that Mike Shanahan is gone. If what Hall said earlier this week about Washington’s defensive playcalling last season is true, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett should be just as thrilled. Hall, who said a few months ago that Shanahan was always […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett, Washington Redskins defense, will be a league leader in sacks and turnovers. Here’s how:

Still talking about the franchise’s recent acquisitions? The Redskins have induced us to believe—and rightfully so—that we sport one of the more loaded racks heading into 2014. In 2013, the Redskins’ lackluster offense dampened their defense’s efforts. We are now built to score quickly and close the game out with a ground game and pass-rush. Expect defensive coordinator...
Via cover32 - Redskins
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s how Jim Haslett will make the Redskins a Top Ten defense in 2014

This season, the overgrown orangutan will finally loosen its grip and climb down from Jim Haslett’s back. Call me an optimist. Call me a dolt. You make the call. Haslett’s zone-heavy looks have experienced its share of ups and downs these past five years. More downs than up—the coordinator’s 3-4 base scheme has suffered from a lack of talent— which led them to endure...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Redskins Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett

Four years ago, to the day, I wrote the piece linked below when new Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan first brought in defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. The piece was written in reply to a response blogger Matt Terl wrote about an earlier piece I had done about Haslett: Digging Deeper: Defensive Coordinator Jim HaslettWell, four years later, Mr. Haslett is still...
Via The Om Field
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett Still Has A Job….Somehow

Jim Haslett as Redskins Defensive Coordinator by the Numbers One of these guys is still around with the Redskins By now you’ve heard the news that the Redskins have hired former Bengals Offensive Coordinator Jay Gruden. This shouldn’t be too much of a shock because a lot of people were reporting that Gruden was the favorite throughout the lengthy process of the head coaching...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden will keep his former UFL head coach Jim Haslett on staff

Jay Gruden is expected to keep Jim Haslett on the staff.  Haslett was the Head Coach of the UFL Florida Tuskers, when Gruden left the AFL to become an Offensive Coordinator under him. Gruden will likely return the favor for the former Buffalo Bill linebacker, and is expected to keep Tight End Coach Sean McVay […]The post Jay Gruden will keep his former UFL head coach Jim Haslett...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Jim Haslett accidentally records himself with an iPod at an Apple store (Video)

Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett visited a local Apple store and had trouble turning off an iPod and accidentally recorded himself. It looks like Haslett isn’t the most tech savvy person. You might be wondering why I posted this.  Well I thought it was funny and kind of interesting and I could post it. So why not? H/T Deadspin   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

The Jim Haslett Problem the Redskins Have

Jim Haslett struggle face There is no way to avoid this if you watch the Redskins play on Sunday, we have a really bad defense.The Redskins defense is so bad that currently out of all 32 NFL teams the Redskins are dead last in pass defense, allowing an average of 328.3 yards through the air every week. It’s a cold dose of reality when you consider that on average teams in the NFL...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Did Redskins’ assistant spill offseason secrets to fan?

The information shared in a private conversation between Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and a fan became public when the fan, eager to share his story with friends, wrote about the experience on a blog, forcing the coach to deny their meeting. Hardcore Redskins fan Rod Denny was staying at a hotel for his daughter’s Hampton Roads volleyball tournament when he saw Jim...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2012  |  19 Comments
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