Redskins Position Previews: Running Back

Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover running backs. Previous in this series: Quarterback // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Jordan Campbell, Michael Hill, Matt Jones, Alfred Morris, Silas Redd, Chris Thompson, Trey Williams, Darrel Young WILL MAKE FINAL ROSTER: Matt Jones, Alfred Morris...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Rankings: Top five fullbacks

One of the most forgot about positions in the NFL is fullback.  Fullbacks are always overlooked, but they are extremely important to an offense’s success. The fullback will fight through the trenches to block for their running back, who gets all the credit, or stay in the backfield and make a huge block for the quarterback to complete a pass on third and long that gets the team...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Kerrigan, Darrel Young to appear at summer youth football camp

Ryan Kerrigan, Darrel Young and other Washington Redskins players will participate in a summer youth football camp at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, in July. The sponsors say this is the best football camp in the USA, except for, you know, those 32 other football camps that begin later that month. Those camps are for the really big boys, however. Here’s what the sponsors...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

10 most read stories on Redskins Hog Heaven in 2014

It has been quite a year, not always happy for Redskins fans. Yet, the most popular stories on Redskins Hog Heaven had nothing to do with RGIII. It was all about that name. We looked back at our most popular blog posts published in 2014 for hints on what to write about in 2005. These were the 10 most read: No. 1: Native American Redskins fan reveals what they don’t want you to...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Darrel Young Selected As Redskins Walter Payton Man of the Year

Darrel Young Selected As Redskins Walter Payton Man of the Year The Washington Redskins announced today that they have selected fullback Darrel Young as the team’s 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year. The Man of the Year honor is given annually by the league to recognize a player’s community service and volunteer efforts as [...]
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Half-Naked Chris Baker Videobombs Darrel Young in Locker Room

The Washington Redskins had Week 10 off, so it was all smiles in their locker room for once. There’s evidence of this via ...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Darrel Young & Keenan Robinson Fined

Redskins Darrel Young & Keenan Robinson Fined Two Redskins players were fined this week for incidents in the game against the Minnesota Vikings. Inside linebacker Keenan Robinson was fined $16,537 for a hit he put on Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, which resulted in a 15-yard penalty on the Redskins. The play is below. picture via HogsHaven.com [...]
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Police, Players Detail Redskins Bus Accident

The Washington Redskins day got off to a rough start, as their buses were involved in an accident heading to TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota. Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon shared a photo of the aftermath on Instagram. So this just happened. But we are ok. A photo posted by Pierre Garcon (@pierregarcon) on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:38am PST Minnesota State Police released...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins' Robert Griffin III returns to practice, throws some passes

ASHBURN, Va. -- Robert Griffin III returned to practice Wednesday for the Washington Redskins, throwing passes in individual and one-on-one drills in his first such work since he dislocated his left ankle in Week 2. Griffin wore cleats with high ankle support and looked a bit rusty. His first pass hit fullback Darrel Young on the back of the shin, but he also had some good throws...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Darrel Young Added to Injury Report

Darrel Young Added to Injury Report The Washington Redskins have added fullback Darrel Young to their injury report with a hamstring injury. Young will be listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. The Redskins worked out at a Phoenix area high school earlier today, it’s likely the injury occurred then. The Redskins only have one [...]
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins add Darrel Young to injury report

The Washington Redskins may be entering Sunday’s game vs. the Arizona Cardinals without a fullback. The team sent out an updated injury report on Saturday listing fullback Darrel Young as questionable with a hamstring strain. Young is the lone fullback on the Redskins roster. CSN Washington’s Tarik El-Bashir gave an update to the situation on Twitter. Young has a history of...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins-Eagles Winners & Losers

Handing out labels following Skins games. This time a 37-34 loss at Philly. Winners Kirk Cousins — Rex Grossman-esque crunch-time INT aside, that was a terrific performance, and it makes me reconsider last week’s “How Good Is Kirk Cousins?” poll. My vote was for New York Mark Sanchez, you see. Most voted for Poor Man’s Andy Dalton or Young Matt Hasselbeck. Now I’m thinking...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hey, Cousin …

Kirk Cousins may be perhaps the greatest come-in-when-I-was-not-expecting-to-play-but-kind-of-expecting-to-play-because-RG3-cannot-stay-healthy-but-I-am-good-when-it-is-in-the-spur-of-the-moment-but-not-when-I-get-weekly-first-team-reps quarterback EVER! On Sunday, in a blowout 41-10 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Cousins proved again that when thrown in the fire, he can light...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from the Washington Redskins blowout win over the Jags

The Redskins looked excellent in all phases on Sunday. A potent and balanced offense, a menacing pass rush, and several nice special-teams plays added up to a streak-breaking, dominating victory over the Jaguars. The 41-10 win was Washington’s most lopsided triumph in a long time. It came at a heavy price. Robert Griffin III suffered another potentially serious injury (see below...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars-Redskins Preview

While in the process of getting comfortable with a new coach and his system, the Washington Redskins will try to make sure the offensive struggles from last season won't linger too long this year. The Redskins look to avoid a 10th straight loss Sunday when they host a Jacksonville Jaguars team that suffered a major collapse in its opener. A year after ranking fourth in the NFL with...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the NFL: Rest of NFC East struggles

A good first impression can mean everything. The Eagles didn't make the best first impression but still won. That was more than the rest of their NFC East counterparts could say. The division struggled as a whole. But only one team claimed a win: the Eagles. In going around the NFL this week, here's a look at how the rest of the NFC East fared. Washington Redskins: The Redskins...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Fullback Darrel Young Forgot Who to Block on Punt Return

The fullback is a dying breed in the NFL, but there are some teams that still use them and with good reason. Ask any running back and they will say that they would love to have a big ole boy with wheels leading the way for them. The Washington Redskins carry one--Darrel Young.To earn his keep Young works on the Redskins special teams as well, but after this play during a punt return...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Redskins returner Andre Roberts taken out by teammate on return

Via Deadspin The Washington Redskins stressed their special teams woes were behind them. Not trying to run into your own teammate should’ve been on the “not-to-do” list. Form tackle pic.twitter.com/zRYkiRp7EB — Dan Steinberg (@dcsportsbog) September 7, 2014 Fullback Darrel Young took out his own teammate punt returner Andre Roberts. Roberts appeared to have some room to...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 53-man Roster 2014-15

Washington Redskins 53-man Roster 2014-15 The Washington Redskins finished their trim-down on Saturday. What emerged was the first official 53-man roster of the 2014-15 season. Quarterback: 3 Robert Griffin III Kirk Cousins Colt McCoy Running Back: 4 Alfred Morris Roy Helu Silas Redd Darrel Young (Fullback) Tight End: 3 Jordan Reed Logan Paulsen Niles Paul [...]
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Redskins Roster Projection: Offense

The final round of cuts for the Washington Redskins could be only hours away so here is my final projection of what the roster will look like. QUARTERBACK [3] Starter — Robert Griffin III Reserves — Kirk Cousins, Colt McCoy Comment — McCoy’s performance in the final preseason game against Tampa Bay demonstrates he can run this offense and can be trusted to back up RG3 if...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins 2014: Get ready for The Year of the Screen

This story contributed by Scott Hirsch. Did you hear that Brandon Meriweather is retiring after his first full year of only clean tackles? His head isn’t into it anymore. Seriously, there are four top things that will make or break this season for the Redskins.  The first is getting lucky on the injury issue (just ask Jerry Jones).  The second is the execution and more important...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins fan getting tattoos of all starters' signatures

A Washington Redskins fan wants to take fandom to new heights. Charlie White wants to get autographs of all 22 Redskins starters and then later have the autographs tattooed all over his arms. It doesn’t matter whether they’re franchise guys like Robert Griffin III or players who may not even be on the team next year, White wants their signatures permanently on his arms. He...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins 2014 Training Camp Previews: Running Back

Today we continue our series on previewing the 2014 Washington Redskins in the days before they head into training camp on July 24. We will preview every position on the offense and defense, as well as the special teams and the coaching staff. Yesterday we began with the quarterback position. Today, we continue with the running backs. You can find all the position previews on the...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Free Agency Preview: Running Back

Today we continue a series of articles at DC Pro Sports Report, focusing on what the Washington Redskins have right now at each position and what they need or do not need at that position in free agency. Yesterday we covered Quarterback. Today, we cover Running Back. The numbers in parentheses are salary cap figures for 2014. STARTER: Alfred Morris [$600,775], Darrel Young [$1...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Reed, Young, Meriweather out for Redskins-Chiefs

Washington Redskins rookie tight end Jordan Reed is sidelined again for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Redskins' second leading receiver will miss his third consecutive game since suffering a concussion. Fullback Darrel Young is also missing his third game in a row with a hamstring injury, and safety Brandon Meriweather is inactive with a bruised sternum. The...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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