Quick reactions to the Washington Redskins final cuts

Cuts: RB Evan Royster, RB Lache Seastrunk, RB Chris Thompson, WR Lee Doss, LB Everette Brown, CB Chase Minnifield, S Phillip Thomas, PK Zach Hocker, WR Nick Williams, OL Maurice Hurt, WR Lee Doss, OL Tevita Stevens, S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, NT Robert Thomas, CB Richard Crawford, TE Ted Bolser, OL Kevin Kowalski and P Robert Malone. Most Surprising Cut: Lache Seastrunk Seastrunk...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins place Stephen Bowen, Leonard Hankerson on PUP

The Redskins have placed wide receiver Leonard Hankerson and defensive lineman Stephen Bowen on the physically unable to perform list.  They’ll miss the first six weeks of the season. Redskins placed WR Leonard Hankerson and DE Stephen Bowen on PUP. Released RBs Evan Royster, Lache Seastrunk, Chris Thompson. — Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) August 30, 2014 var ACE_AR...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Redskins Cuts Mean for the Team

MOST SURPRISING CUT Rookie RB Lache Seastrunk, a 6th round pick out of Baylor, showed impressive speed running the ball all preseason and his 80-yard catch-and-run TD reception against Tampa Bay was clearly the best single play the team had during the preseason. But it wasn’t enough to keep him on the active roster, as he lost out to fellow rookie Silas Redd, a hard-running undrafted...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins release three running backs

Today the Washington Redskins make a couple shocking moves. Today the team released Lache Seastrunk the former rookie back along with Evan Royster and Chris Thompson. @john_keim: Evan Royster says in text that he has been released. #redskins @Tom_Schad: Chris Thompson also reportedly gone, per @LakeLewis RT @john_keim Lache Seastrunk says via text that he […] The post Redskins...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden hints to Redskins keeping four halfbacks

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden hinted to reporters during his press conference on Monday that the Redskins could be keeping as many as four halfbacks on the final roster. Gruden was asked with the recent string of injuries to running backs Chris Thompson (ankle) and Silas Redd (ankle), if Evan Royster has stood out in the position’s competition. “Well he’s in competition...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from the Patriots first preseason game

The Redskins’ opening preseason game is in the books. Here are five things we learned from the 23-6 victory over the Patriots. 1. Washington has some tough decisions to make at running back: The Redskins have three proven players who should make the team—Alfred Morris (obviously), Roy Helu, and (probably) Evan Royster. Yet, both Lache Seastrunk (63 yards on 12 carries) and Silas...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskin running backs aced their first preseason game

Grade: A This is a no brainer because the Redskins showed that they have some serious depth at the running back position during Thursday night’s preseason victory (23-6) over the New England Patriots. The Skins dominated on the ground to the tune of 177 yards on 44 attempts. Alfred Morris got the party started on the opening drive. He and the o-line looked to be in midseason form...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lache Seastrunk is Too Explosive For the Redskins to Cut

There is often not much to draw from preseason football, especially the first game. Each team has their own agenda for the exhibition season. A team like the New England Patriots is pretty much set with who will and will not make their 53-man roster. A team like the Washington Redskins is looking for anything positive to build off. Everyone is out there trying to impress the new...
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August 08, 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

Redskins place Evan Royster on IR

Washington Redskins running back Evan Royster's quiet season has officially come to an end. Curtis Crabtree of Pro Football Talk reports the Redskins have placed Royster on the season-ending injured reserve list.Royster suffered an ankle injury during Sunday's 45-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The running back played in 10 games this season, but only had two carries...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Promote Jawan Jamison to Active Roster From Practice Squad

A spot on the Washington Redskins 53-man roster opened up when runningback Evan Royster suffered a season-ending high-ankle sprain on Sunday and then was placed on injured reserve on Monday. That spot was filled on Tuesday when runningback Jawan Jamison was promoted from the practice squad. The Redskins drafted the 5-foot-7, 203-pound Jamison in the [...]
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins promote Jamison, place Royster on IR

The Washington Redskins have promoted rookie running back Jawan Jamison to the active roster. The Redskins made the move Tuesday to replace running back Evan Royster, who was put on injured reserve. Jamison was taken in the seventh round of the draft. He was cut at the end of preseason and spent the first 14 weeks of the regular season on the practice squad. Royster left Sunday...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Evan Royster Placed On Injured Reserve

After sustaining a high left ankle sprain Sunday, Washington Redskins running back Evan Royster will be placed on injured reserve, ending his 2013 season. Royster caught a swing pass for a 4-yard gain on the second play of the second quarter and was tackled awkwardly, leading to his left leg getting stuck under Chiefs inside [...]
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Football Nation Preview: The 2013 Washington Redskins

2012 Record: 10-62012 DownfallScoreless in Last 3 QuartersFirst, it was a four-yard strike to Evan Royster for six on the opening drive. Then Seattle went three and out. 54 yards later, Logan Paulsen caught his own four-yard touchdown via RGIII. Up 14-0 with 2:26 left in the first, how could Washington know it was all downhill from there?The rest of the way, Washington wouldn'...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Evan Royster might be on the Redskins roster bubble

According to Rich Tandler of CSNWashington.com, Redskins running back Evan Royster could find himself looking for a job after this preseason with the addition of rookie Chris Thompson. While Royster has looked good during his career in Washington, Thompson gives the Redskins amn explosive dimension that they haven’t had in a long time.   Need NFL Tickets? The post Evan Royster...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins will have quite a battle at the running back position

According to CSNWashington.com, it looks like the Redskins will have quite a competition at running back this coming summer.  Roy Helu is expected to compete with Chris Thompson and Evan Royster will battle with Jawan Jamison for two roster spots. The next two weeks figure to be particularly important for Helu, Thompson and Jamison. Helu needs to show that he’s sufficiently recovered...
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May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Report: Brandon Meriweather, Evan Royster, Pierre Garcon

While the Washington Redskins offense will have most of their injured options available this weekend when they take on the Atlanta Falcons, the same cannot be said for the defense. The Falcons will be without safety Brandon Meriweather and cornerback Cedric Griffin as both are listed as out for Sunday’s game. Meriweather has been sidelined since the preseason while...
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October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins Reportedly Sign RB Ryan Grant

The Washington Redskins signed veteran running back Ryan Grant on Tuesday, according to the Washington Post’s Mike Jones. Jamie Squire/Getty Images With Roy Helu and Evan Royster sidelined, the Redskins were down to rookie Alfred Morris who, though he has performed impressively, should not be expected to carry the load in D.C. Despite ranking second in the NFL in rushing, the Redskins...
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September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Grant Signs With Redskins

The Redskins have agreed to terms with free agent running back Ryan Grant.Fantasy Spin:Grant will play a backup role to Alfred Morris for the time being while Roy Helu and Evan Royster deal with injuries. Just the usual Mike Shanahan's shenanigans we as Fantasy Football managers have to deal with. Grant may not seem to have much value now, but remember Shanahan changes his mind...
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September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins sign RB Ryan Grant

The Washington Redskins have signed free agent running back Ryan Grant. The Redskins had only one healthy back, rookie Alfred Morris, as Evan Royster is out with a knee injury and Roy Helu Jr. is out with a foot injury.   Grant a former Green Bay Packer worked out with the Chicago Bears Tuesday then flew to the D.C. area for his workout with the Redskins.  Grant has rushed for...
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September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Alfred Morris is the hot fantasy RB pickup

Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris looks like the most advisable fantasy addition after Week 1 of the NFL season. The sixth-round pick from Florida Atlantic was the Redskins’ leading rusher in their upset win over the Saints. Morris carried the ball 28 times for 96 yards and two short touchdowns in his NFL debut. He got almost all the action and didn’t even share carries...
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September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Alert: Rookie RB Alfred Morris to start for Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins under head coach Mike Shanahan have been a nightmare for fantasy football owners. This week is no different. The Redskins official website last week listed Evan Royster as the number one back for Washington. Despite what the website listed, Shanahan told the media he had already made up his mind, but refused to reveal which running back would receive the starting...
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September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins won’t name starting running back

Redskins’ Head Coach Mike Shanahan loves a murky running back situation. He loves his opponents not to know what kind of back they’ll have to game plan against and he loves to be able to switch running backs depending on the matchup. It’s a smart football philosophy, but it creates a wasteland in fantasy leagues. Alfred Morris, Evan Royster, and Roy Helu all will probably start...
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September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins Preview: Week 1

Redskins @ Saints Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints Sunday: September 9th 1:00 PM Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins are taking their talents to South Beach… I mean the Big Easy, as they face off with Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on the NFL’s opening weekend. Kickoff is set for 1 o’clock on Fox where Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnson and unfortunately...
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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