Redskins safety Johnson leapfrogged by Robinson for starting role

Jeron Johnson came up short in his bid to win the starting safety position with the Washington Redskins. Now he appears to have dropped another notch on the depth chart. Trenton Robinson is expected to get the start over Johnson for the Redskins on Sunday versus the St. Louis Rams in the wake of a season-ending injury to Duke Ihenacho, who was placed on injured reserve Tuesday due...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Place Duke Ihenacho on Injured Reserve, Sign Will Blackmon

Redskins Place Duke Ihenacho on Injured Reserve The Washington Redskins placed strong safety Duke Ihenacho on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. Ihenacho dislocated his wrist in Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. It’s not the first stint on IR during his time with the Redskins as Ihenacho spent the entire season there a year ago. Thanks […]
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' Culliver banned one game for violating league conduct policy

Washington Redskins cornerback Chris Culliver was suspended one game by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy. The league did not offer any specifics as to why Culliver was being punished, although he was arrested in March 2014 on hit-and-run charges and possession of brass knuckles. The suspension will keep Culliver out of Sunday's game against the St. Louis...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins place SS Ihenacho on IR, sign cornerback Blackmon

The Washington Redskins placed starting safety Duke Ihenacho on season-ending injured reserve due to a fractured and dislocated left wrist.Ihenacho, in his second season with the Redskins, was hurt in Sunday's 17-10 season-opening loss to the Miami Dolphins. The initial diagnosis called for him to undergo surgery and return within six to eight weeks.It marks the second straight year...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' Ihenacho heading to season-ending IR

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Redskins have placed Duke Ihenacho on the season-ending injured reserve and signed free-agent cornerback Will Blackmon. Ihenacho left Washington's season-opening loss to Miami last Sunday with a fractured and dislocated left wrist. Coach Jay Gruden said Monday that Ihenacho would undergo surgery. The fourth-year pro started 14 games for Denver in 2013. Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign CB Will Blackmon, Place S Duke Ihenacho On Season-Ending I.R.

The Washington Redskins announced that signing of veteran CB Will Blackmon on Tuesday. In order to make room for their new addition, the Redskins wound up placing S Duke Ihenacho on season-ending injured reserve. Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reported yesterday that Washington was hosting Blackmon for a visit today, so it appears as though everything went ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Chris Culliver Suspended One Game by NFL

View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Redskins secondary took another hit, as cornerback Chris Culliver will be suspended for Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams. In a statement released Monday, the NFL stated Culliver is suspended one game without pay for violation of the league’s personal conduct policy. Statement by an NFL spokesperson on CB Chris Culliver...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins S Duke Ihenacho Likely Out 6-8 Weeks With Fractured Wrist

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that Redskins SS Duke Ihenacho will require surgery for a fractured wrist that he sustained during Sunday’s game. According to Wilson, Ihenacho will be sidelined 6-8 weeks while recovering from the injury. With Ihenacho out of the lineup, Washington is likely to turn to either Jeron Johnson or Trent Robinson at strong safety...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins position preview: Defensive backs

Over the course of the offseason, the Redskins secondary improved dramatically from a very disappointing previous season. The Redskins managed to bolster their secondary with numerous offseason acquisitions. The Skins grabbed solid players with a mix of youth and experience. The main additions include cornerback, Chris Culliver and safeties Dashon Goldson and Jeron Jackson. The pickup...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

You have to read Duke Ihenacho’s epic Twitter rant about NFL uniform rules

Last night Washington Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho went on an EPIC Twitter rant about the NFL’s uniform rules. Check it out: Had an NFL uniform compliance meeting today. Some of the uniform rules they're enforcing are "just because I say so" rules. Pointless. — Duke Ihenacho (@NachoLyfe) August 12, 2015 Whoever makes the rules, please tell me…why can't we wear solid team...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho continues to work with the first team defense

When the Washington Redskins signed free agent safety Jeron Johnson this offseason, many assumed he would slot right in to the starting safety position. Throughout training camp practices thus far, that hasn't been the case.Johnson has worked primarily with the second team defense, and fellow safety Duke Ihenacho has worked primarily as the first team strong safety. Ihenacho only...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins training camp weekend update

The Washington Redskins held training camp practice today on their third day of training camp. We continue to hear positive news on QB Robert Griffin III.  That is good news.  Lats year we heard mixed results, which was a bit concerning.  Griffin has for the most been pretty accurate on 7 on 7’s and 11 on 11 drills.  He is showing smooth rhythm and improved consistent, including...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho has inside track on starting job

When the Washington Redskins signed free agent safety Jeron Johnson this offseason, many expected that he would step in as the team's starter at strong safety. Johnson has size, range and most importantly he comes from the Seahawks' secondary where he looked good in limited snaps.When the Redskins opened training camp Thursday with their first practice, it was safety Duke Ihenacho...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Position Preview: Safety

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 safety. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // Nose Tackle // Defensive End // Inside Linebacker // Outside Linebacker // Cornerback // ON THE ROSTER...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Four reasons the Redskins could surprise you and win the NFC East

As NFL training camps will open next week, most, if not all the so-called ‘experts’ have essentially relegated the Washington Redskins to the NFC East basement this coming season. Based on how the team has performed the past two seasons, I can understand in many aspects why the pundits have very low expectations. However it is the ‘responsibility’ of these people to have...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Denver Broncos Safety Says Chris Harris Snubbed by NFL’s Top 100 List

FOXBORO, MA – NOVEMBER 02: Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots evades a tackle by Chris Harris Jr. #25 of the Denver Broncos during the first quarter at Gillette Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Current Washington Redskins and former Denver Broncos safety Duke Ihenacho took to Twitter to defend former teammate...
Via The Sports Journal
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins star goes on rant about NFL contracts

To say Washington Redskins’ safety Duke Ihenacho hates the way NFL contracts are structured would be an understatement. Ihenacho went on a huge Twitter rant about it. It’s safe to say you’ll be entertained no matter what: Ihenaco started off by complaining about how the NBA has more money protection than the NFL. All this guaranteed money NBA throwing. Meanwhile the NFL, which...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Amid NBA’s Spending Frenzy, Redskins Safety Criticizes NFL Contracts

In the midst of money being thrown around at a record clip during NBA free agency, one NFL player took note. Washington Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho went on a little bit of a Twitter rant on Wednesday. And he had some good points. All this guaranteed money NBA throwing. Meanwhile the NFL, which generates the most money wont even make the league minimum $1M — Duke Ihenacho (...
Via Sportsnaut
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Washington Redskins Position Review: Safeties

The Washington Redskins have had a giant crater in their secondary since the death of Sean Taylor. They have not found a decent safety, let alone a player that can even come close to the playmaking ability of Taylor. In 2015 they may have finally found a few solid options. Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan traded for Dashon Goldson for next to nothing this offseason. Goldson...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins safety tapes cleats to look like slippers (Photo)

Cleats are typically cleats. Except when they’re not. Duke Ihenacho has figured out how to transform them into so much more. The Redskins safety, as you can see below, taped his cleats during Thursday’s minicamp practice to resemble comfy-looking “house slippers,” as he calls them. #Redskins S @NachoLyfe is at it again with the custom-taped cleats. MORE | http://t.co/b15SOoqq8M...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Look: Redskins safety Jeron Johnson gets an awesome pair of custom Jordans

On Friday we shared a photo of Washington Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho sporting cleats that were made to look like Chuck Taylors with tape. Today he got blown out of the water in the sneaker game by another safety, Jeron Johnson… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: NFL contenders that won’t even make the playoffs in 2015 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s top-10 wide receivers Check out...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins S Duke Ihenacho Uses Tape to Make Cleats Look Like Chuck Taylors & They're Fabulous

Redskins Safety Duke Ihenacho Uses Tape to Fabulously Make Cleats Look Like Chuck Taylors You can only find these rare cleats in one place in the world -- on #Redskins S Duke Ihenacho's (@NachoLyfe) feet. pic.twitter.com/c113fgAW5s— Stephen Czarda (@StephenCzarda) May 28, 2015[Katie Richcreek]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Look: Washington Redskins safety makes bold fashion statement with his cleats

Along with the on-field analysis of the first few days of Washington Redskins OTAs, several reporters couldn’t help but notice safety Duke Ihenacho’s bold fashion statement. Stephen Czarda took a photo of Ihenacho’s custom kicks: You can only find these rare cleats in one place in the world — on #Redskins S Duke Ihenacho's (@NachoLyfe) feet. pic.twitter.com/c113fgAW5s ...
Via cover32
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Three safeties the Washington Redskins should be considering in the NFL Draft

Washington will be without both their starting safeties from last season, which, trust me, is a good thing. As of right now, Dashon Goldson and Duke Ihenacho are set to be holding down the safety position, but the Redskins should probably think about upgrading. Those guys may have been good two or three years ago, but they’ve been miserable the last couple of years. Goldson was...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers trade Dashon Goldson to Redskins

Tampa Bay Times The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded two-time Pro Bowler Dashon Goldson to the Washington Redskins, reports NFL Media’s Albert Breer. Per Breer, the Redskins will send a sixth-round pick to the Buccaneers in exchange for Goldson and a seventh-round pick. Goldson, 30, was named a first-team All-Pro with the San Francisco 49ers in 2012 after he recorded 69...
Via Sports-Glory
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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