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Report: Giants & Redskins Inquire About RB Tim Hightower

Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that the Giants and Redskins have both had “exploratory talks” about signing free agent RB Tim Hightower. Jones’ source added that the Giants are expected to meet with Hightower again “in a couple weeks,” but the Redskins’ interest in signing him remains unclear at this point in time. Hightower has found very little interest...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Would the Detroit Lions be interested in RB Tim Hightower?

With NFL teams required to trim their rosters to the 53-man limit on Friday, a few surprising names were released. On Friday, the Washington Redskins released RB Tim Hightower. Would the Detroit Lions be interested in adding him to the roster given their current situation at the running back position? Currently, the Lions have only two completely healthy running backs on their roster...
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins RB Hightower to play Saturday vs Colts

Tim Hightower is set to play in his first game since reconstructive knee surgery, while two other running backs contending for the Washington Redskins starting job will sit out Saturday's preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts. Coach Mike Shanahan said Thursday that, barring a setback, Hightower will get some plays against the Colts but not start. Hightower tore his...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Tim Hightower to start for the Redskins

Getty Images According to Dan Graziano of, the Washington Redskins will have Tim Hightower start at running back this season, if he’s healthy enough after suffering a torn ACL last season. Hightower played pretty well behind an average offensive line in Washington last before getting injured.  There’s a reason head coach Mike Shanahan traded for him, so he’ll get...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Tim Hightower will return to the Washington Redskins in 2012

WASHINGTON D.C.—The Redskins have decided to give RB Tim Hightower another look after his 2011 season was cut short. He started five games before tearing his ACL. The Skins spent the off-season loading up on aerial weapons for the new face of their franchise Robert Griffin III, but they did not make an impact splash for him in the backfield. To read this story and watch a video...
Via Players View
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Tim Hightower looking to contribute to Redskins cause in 2012

Tim Hightower was the big high profile accquisition by the Washington Redskins in 2011 and the future was certainly looking bright at the running back posistion for the Burgandy and Gold. Hightower got off to a quick start in the preseason and would start in five of the six games that he played in but
Via The Penalty Flag
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Tim Hightower is back with the Redskins

Free agent running back Tim Hightower announced on his Twitter page that he’s back with the Washington Redskins after testing the open market. I’m baaaaaaaack… — Tim Hightower (@Tim_Hightower) May 14, 2012 Hightower had a solid season with the Redskins in 2011 by rushing for 321 yards and 1 touchdown in five games.  But unfortunately, his season...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins would love to bring Tim Hightower back

According to Dan Graziano of, even though running back Tim Hightower remains a free agent, the Washington Redskins would love to bring him back for this coming season, if he’s healthy after suffering a torn ACL in 2011. Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan believes Hightower is an every down back and would love for him to come back.  My guess is that the Redskins want to...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins Tim Hightower rescued off a mountain in Arizona

This is probably the same look Hightower had on his face when he got stuck on that mountain with his wife From Phoenix Fox 10: A couple who went for an evening hike on Camelback Mountain Thursday ended up needing some help, and the man who needed help is reportedly a former Cardinals player. Witnesses called the FOX 10 newsroom to report that the man needing aid was Tim Hightower...
Via Player Perspective
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Tim Hightower wants to re-sign with the Redskins

Washington Redskins running back  Tim Hightower is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March and he’s made it clear that he’d love to remain in Washington. “I called it home growing up here, and to be able to call it home for my job, that would be great,” said Hightower who’s originally from Virginia. Hightower would love to stay at home and re-establish...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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