NFL Notes: Cowboys, Raiders, Ravens, Redskins & Texans

  Cowboys DT Josh Brent should be healthy enough to play Thursday, but he is not expected to be on the active roster. (Pro Football Talk) Raiders RB Latavius Murray returned to practice Wednesday, meaning he cleared at least part of the concussion protocol. (Scott Bair) Ravens LB Terrell Suggs did not practice Wednesday, and LB Pernell McPhee was limited. (Aaron Wilson) Redskins...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Released LB Akeem Jordan From I.R.

The Washington Redskins released LB Akeem Jordan from the injured reserve list on Saturday, according to the NFL transactions release. Washington placed Jordan on the season-ending injured reserve list close to a month ago with a knee injury, which in turn freed up a roster spot for DE Stephen Bowen, who was activated from the physically unable to perform list. Jordan, 29,...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Reaction to Redskins placing Akeem Jordan on IR

Entering the offseason there was a lot of uncertainty from at the inside linebacker positions for the Redskins. London Fletcher had retired from after spending the last seven of his 16-year career with the Redskins. Perry Riley, Jr. was a free agent and Keenan Robinson, who was tagged the heir apparent to Fletcher, hadn't played much in his first two seasons after spending each season...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Activate Stephen Bowen; Place Akeem Jordan on Injured Reserve

Redskins Activate Stephen Bowen; Place Akeem Jordan on Injured Reserve The Washington Redskins announced today that they have activated defensive end Stephen Bowen from the team’s Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list and placed linebacker Akeem Jordan on the team’s Reserve/Injured list. The Redskins had a 21 day evaluation window they were working with after [...]
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins activate defensive end Stephen Bowen

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins activated defensive end Stephen Bowen from the physically unable to perform list Saturday ahead of their Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Bowen resumed practice this week after a long recovery from surgery on his right knee. To make room for Bowen, the Redskins placed linebacker Akeem Jordan on injured reserve. Jordan also has a knee injury.
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 10-17-2014

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 10-17-2014 Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden spoke with the media on Friday (via redskins.com)On the injury report: “Ryan Clark was limited today – he is questionable. Akeem Jordan and Tracy Porter are both out… Trent [Williams] was full today… David Amerson was full today – he is questionable. Limited was [...]
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Inactive Players: Week 4

  Thursday Game: Redskins DE Kedric Golston, QB Robert Griffin, LB Akeem Jordan, G Shawn Lauvao, WR Santana Moss, TE Jordan Reed, NT Robert Thomas Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr, OT Charles Brown, OT James Brewer, LB Jon Beason, LB Devon Kennard, DT Jay Bromley, DE Kerry Wynn   The post Inactive Players: Week 4 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Talking Redskins-Eagles with the smartest blogger I know

The Redskins visit the Eagles tomorrow and it sure feels like the Redskins community is more excited about the game than they would have been if Robert Griffin III started at quarterback. DeSean Jackson was only “60 to 70 percent” in Friday’s practice. The Redskins list him as Questionable for the game. My fantasy football experience tells me that “questionable” players...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson questionable for Sunday’s game vs. Eagles

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson has vowed he will play against his former team the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday despite a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder. But, he did not practice on Wednesday and Thursday and he was limited on Friday, thus he is questionable for the game. Gruden: WR DeSean Jackson (shoulder) "did good today." Said he was "very limited,...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Report Week 2

Redskins Injury Report Week 2 The Washington Redskins had four players who didn’t practice this week. Kedric Gholston (groin), Tracy Porter (hamstring), Akeem Jordan (knee) and tight end Jordan Reed (hamstring) all missed everyday of practice. Gholston, listed as doubtful, is the only one of the four who has a chance to play this weekend, [...]
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 9-12-2014 (VIDEO)

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 9-12-2014 Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden spoke with the media on Friday. (via redskins.com) Twitter Recap: Gruden said TE Jordan Reed, CB Tracy Porter and LB Akeem Jordan are OUT for Sunday’s game vs. Jacksonville. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) September 12, 2014 Gruden: K Kai Forbath will test out [...]
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Inactives for Week One

Washington Redskins football is back.  Week one is upon us and the Washington Redskins kickoff their 2014 season with the Houston Texans.  Here are your Week One roster inactives: WR Santana Moss QB Colt McCoy CB Tracy Porter LB Akeem Jordan OG Spencer Long OT Morgan Moses DE Frank Kearse No surprises here.  We knew going in with the improved depth at wide receiver that Moss would...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Report Week 1

Redskins Injury Report Week 1 The Washington Redskins currently have four players on their official injury report. Tight End Jordan Reed is still nursing an injured thumb and is listed as questionable. Linebacker Akeem Jordan is out with a banged up knee. Corner Tracy Porter is out with a pulled hamstring. Linebacker Brian Orakpo is still recovering from [...]
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins LB Brian Orakpo questionable for Sunday

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo is questionable for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans after being limited in practice this week with a sprained right ankle. Coach Jay Gruden said Orakpo ''did a little'' at practice Friday. Gruden said the team will ''get a better look'' at Orakpo on Saturday and ''hopefully he'll be ready.'' The three-time Pro...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins suspect Chris Neild, Akeem Jordan suffered ACL injuries

Besides getting a final audition in the last preseason game, the object is to stay healthy. For two Redskins the latter was unsuccessful, as both nose tackle Chris Neild and linebacker Akeem Jordan left the game with apparent knee injuries. Following the game, head coach Jay Gruden nearly confirmed fears of possible ACL injuries for both. There’s optimism that Akeem Jordan’s...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Preseason Week 4 – Jay Gruden Post Game Press Conference

Redskins Preseason Week 4 – Jay Gruden Post Game Press Conference Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden Spoke to the Media Following the game (via redskins.com) Twitter Recap: Gruden ..says all three RBs shined..Chris Neild looked like ACL ..Akeem Jordan possible ACL../MCL — Chris Russell (@Russellmania980) August 29, 2014 Gruden says Zach Hocker missed a great [...]
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Gruden officially names Keenan Robinson starting Mike linebacker

When the Washington Redskins drafted linebacker Keenan Robinson in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft they did so with the intention of him being the potential successor to the aging London Fletcher at Mike linebacker. But, a torn pectoral muscle in both 2012 and 2013 derailed his development. So when Fletcher retired following the 2013 season, there was growing concern over...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Washington Redskins training camp battles

Can you believe it? Training camp is actually here. It’s time for us to pull out our jerseys, study the roster and bask in the glory of football. It doesn’t matter if it’s just guys in shorts running around playing catch. It’s still football. So, with that in mind, here are the top-five position battles you need to keep your eye on these next few weeks: 5 – Kicker: Kai...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Who’s replacing London Fletcher?

For the linebackers, this training camp will be about one thing: replacing London Fletcher Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan and Perry Riley are all pretty much locked into their positions, barring injury, but the Redskins are set for a pretty serious competition for Fletcher’s old spot at middle linebacker. Right now, one day before training camp gets going, Keenan Robinson looks to...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Rumors: State of the Redskins

As the 2014 season approaches, it seems it can't come fast enough for Redskins fans who desperately want to forget 2013. In addition, this off season appears to have added much promise in the belief that 2013 will not be duplicated in Washington.This off season included resigning S Brandon Meriweather and CB D'Angelo Hall, as well as bringing in some new faces in CB Tracy Porter...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The battle for inside linebacker: Johnson vs. Mays

With Akeem Jordan’s recent departure to the Washington Redskins, the Kansas City Chiefs have a hole to fill alongside Pro Bowl inside linebacker, Derrick Johnson. So which contender is the favorite to take the position for the 2014 season? In the red corner, we have the returning Chief, Nico Johnson. Johnson was a fourth-round pick from Alabama in the 2013 draft. He got plenty...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins sign LB Akeem Jordan

After taking a few days off from free agency to catch their breath, the Washington Redskins dived back into the pool today, signing ILB Akeem Jordan, a free agent who has spent his entire pro career playing for Andy Reid. Retweet to welcome the newest member of #Redskins Nation, LB @DR3AM56, who signed his contract this morning! pic.twitter.com/DtVUKvrAJu — Washington Redskins...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign LB Akeem Jordan

  The Washington Redskins announced the signing of LB Akeem Jordan on Wednesday. Retweet to welcome the newest member of #Redskins Nation, LB @DR3AM56, who signed his contract this morning! pic.twitter.com/DtVUKvrAJu — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) March 19, 2014 Jordan, 28, signed a one-year contract with the Chiefs last April. He appeared in all 16 games last season and...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Free Agency 3/18

Here’s all the news and notes from the Kansas City Chiefs relating to free agency on March 18.   Frank Zombo signed a 2-year deal worth $1.6 million with the #Chiefs. Received a $100k bonus which means KC can cut him w/o big cap penalty. — Terez A. Paylor (@TerezPaylor) March 18, 2014 With the Walker and Zombo signings, the #Chiefs now have $5.22 million in cap space. — Terez...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins & ILB Akeem Jordan Have “Mutual Interest”

  Chris Russell of ESPN 980 Washington reports the Redskins and free agent ILB Akeem Jordan have “mutual interest.” Jordan reportedly has a visit lined up with Titans on Friday. Jordan, 28, signed a one-year contract with the Chiefs last April. He appeared in all 16 games last season and totaled 67 tackles and two forced fumbles for the Chiefs. Pro Football Focus gave...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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