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Four remaining NFL free agents who will produce in 2015

Believe it or not, there are some superb NFL free agents still on the market—tenured players who have yet to find a home for the 2015 season, but they won’t stay unemployed for long. The league’s second free-agency period is now in effect. Teams no longer need worry about adjustments to their compensatory pick haul in the 2016 NFL draft. May 12 was the critical date in this...
Via Sportsnaut
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons give former first-round pick Adam Carriker a shot

Apparently the NFL Veteran Combine is doing exactly what the NFL had hoped it would. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, former first-round pick Adam Carriker is getting a tryout this week during Atlanta's minicamp.Carriker had a brutal stretch of injuries, as he suffered two quadriceps tears and had three different surgeries, which left him looking...
Via Fox Sports
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Hosting Veteran DE Adam Carriker For A Tryout

Jay Adams of AtlantaFalcons.com reports that the Falcons are hosting free agent DE Adam Carriker for a tryout during the team’s minicamp this week. Carriker, 30, is a former first-round pick of the Rams back in 2007. However, he lasted three years in St. Louis before he was later traded to the Redskins. Washington cut him loose in March of ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Possible Chicago Bears Roster Solutions Surface At Veteran Combine

With few draft picks and limited money to spend, the Chicago Bears are in full bargain hunting mode in terms of upgrading their depleted roster.  One resource they’ve yet to tap is the crop of players who appeared at the first ever inaugural NFL Veteran Combine where still available free agents get a chance to prove they have what it takes to play in the league. A number of notable...
Via Sports Mockery
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Washington Redskins DE itching to make a comeback

After the recent surge in early retirements, the future of the NFL has been brought into question. But all you have to do is look at all the participants at the league’s first Veteran Combine earlier this week to know that football will never run out of willing players. One of those looking for a second shot is former-Redskin Adam Carriker, who was the No. 13 overall pick in 2007...
Via cover32
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Veterans the Minnesota Vikings May Want to Sign

The NFL had its inaugural Veteran Combine on Sunday March 22, where many former NFL players hoped to show that they still have what it takes to be an efficient NFL player. Scouts of all 32 NFL teams were in attendance to see if any of these once NFL hopefuls would be able to contribute to their teams needs.The Minnesota Vikings, amongst other teams could definitely use the help from...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Recently Injured NFL Defensive End Deadlifts Ridiculous Amount of Weight

Former Washington Redskins DE Adam Carriker posted a video to Instagram of him deadlifting 505 pounds for two reps. Carriker isn’t the first person to Deadlift more than 500 pounds, and
Via Stack
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Plan of Attack for the 2014 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Houston Texans and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in Seattle .  Today we look at the team who should have had...
Via DraftSeason
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins “Very Likely” To Give DE Adam Carriker To Prove Health In June

Three sources have informed Chris Russell of ESPN Radio 980 that the Redskins are “very likely” to give recently released DE Adam Carriker a chance to prove he’s healthy in June. John Keim of ESPN.com reported earlier in the day that the Redskins aren’t looking to re-sign Carriker at a lower salary in the coming weeks. Carriker’s release was listed as a ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Salary Cap Update

With the NFL salary cap unexpectedly rising about $10 million this year, after years of stagnation or contraction, teams have about $133 million to spend on players. Some teams, like the Dallas Cowboys, are way over the cap and have more work to do to merely be able to sign their own draft picks. [Dallas might have to cut DeMarcus Ware if he won't restructure, for example.] Other...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Cut 5 Players Including Adam Carriker and Sav Rocca

Redskins Cut 5 Players One day after the Washington Redskins placed the franchise tag on Brian Orakpo the team cut ties with five players. The five players are defensive end Adam Carriker, punter Sav Rocca, runningback’s Jawan Jamison and Davin Meggett, and tight end Robert Quinn. Adam Carriker was set to make nearly $6.5 million [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UPDATED: The 5 Worst Bargains on the Redskins Roster

The Washington Redskins are a team with a well-earned reputation for signing high-priced free agents that deliver precious little in return for those fat paychecks. What’s worse, since I don’t particularly care if Dan Snyder makes a lot of money from the Redskins or a helluva lot of money from the Redskins, is the amount of space some of these unproductive millionaires occupy...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Release Carriker And Rocca

Long rumored, the Redskins have officially parted ways with defensive end Adam Carriker. The 29 year old Carriker had battled injuries, missing the entire 2013 season. By cutting him loose, the team saves roughly $3 million in cap space. He had multiple surgeries since last playing in 2012 and hasn’t been able to make it back on the field. The team also announced the release of...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Release DL Adam Carriker & P Sav Rocca

The Washington Redskins announced the release of DL Adam Carriker and P Sav Rocca on Tuesday. Carriker’s has been mentioned as a release candidate for a few months, so this is exactly shocking move by Washington. Carriker, 29, signed a four-year, $20 million contract that included $3.7 million guaranteed with Washington back in 2012. He had a $6.5 million cap figure for the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins' Adam Carriker remains hopeful about returning to Washington

Washington Redskins defensive end Adam Carriker has always been an optimistic man.  ESPN's John Keim reports that Carriker said that this year feels different, and he’s hopeful about playing after missing nearly two full seasons with quadriceps problems.Carriker, a nine-year veteran of the league has not seen the playing field since week two of  the 2012 season.  Three surgeries...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Potential Cap Casualties For The Redskins

John Keim of ESPN.com offers up some suggestions regarding a Redskins few players who could be on the chopping block in the next few weeks. Stephen Bowen First up for Keim is DE Stephen Bowen who currently has a $7.02 million cap figure for the 2014 season. Bowen, 29, has just two years remaining on his current contract and releasing him would free up close to $2 million. He...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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