Redskins hire Chargers LB coach Barry as defensive coordinator

ASHBURN, Va. -- Joe Barry is the new defensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins. The San Diego Chargers' linebackers coach was hired Tuesday by Redskins coach Jay Gruden after a nearly three-week search for a replacement for Jim Haslett. Barry has been a defensive coordinator once before. He was on the staff of the 2008 Detroit Lions, the only 0-16 team in NFL history. He...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins have to make the right hire at defensive coordinator

Better safe than sorry, right? It’s been over two weeks since the Redskins parted with Jim Haslett, and you can be sure that Washington has gone through their due diligence in finding a replacement. So far, the Redskins have interviewed at least six candidates, including former head coaches Wade Phillips, Eric Mangini and Raheem Morris. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to hire Joe Barry as Defensive Coordinator

Reports are swirling that the Washington Redskins plan to hire Joe Barry — currently the linebackers coach of the San Diego Chargers — to be their new defensive coordinator. The #Redskins plan on hiring #Chargers LB coach Joe Barry as their defensive coordinator, sources say. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 14, 2015 If true, Barry would replace Jim Haslett, who was fired...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

8 Coaches Ryan Pace Could Steer The Chicago Bears Towards

In order to get an idea of what Ryan Pace will want in a head coach now that he is GM of the Chicago Bears, one must look at his history, who he’s been associated with, what he might view as a pitfall and what he might see as a benefit.  Since 2001 he has spent his pro football career in New Orleans.  During that time he has been exposed to some notable coaching names including...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Appear to Be Getting Big Picture with Hiring of Scot McCloughan

    View image | gettyimages.com     Apparently the Washington Redskins get the big picture and recognize a rebuild is in order. After finishing in last place in the NFC East for the fifth time in the last six seasons, a reshape is needed in Washington. That’s why a week ago yours truly penned five actions that needed to be made to revamp the team. The Redskins...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins, Jim Haslett Mutually Agree to Part Ways

Redskins, Jim Haslett Mutually Agree to Part Ways The Washington Redskins announced today that the team and Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett have mutually agreed to part ways after five rough years. Head Coach Jay Gruden and Haslett made the following statements: “Jim and I have had discussions over the last few days and have decided […]
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen’s press conference was a disturbing mess

In a press conference this morning at Redskins Park that lasted about 46 minutes, Washington general manager Bruce Allen sparred with reporters, trying to keep his voice light and his manner calm and repeatedly dodging the tough questions aimed at him by a media corps skeptical of the team’s ability to improve and frustrated by the lack of access to team officials. The performance...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett, Redskins ‘mutually’ Part Ways

View image | gettyimages.com Phase one of the Redskins’ offseason is complete, as Jim Haslett is out as defensive coordinator. The Redskins’ official announcement said the two parties “mutually agreed” to part ways. Haslett thanked the Redskins’ brass for the opportunity to be the Redskins defensive coordinator. Statement from Jim Haslett: "“Jay and I mutually...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: The Washington Redskins “mutually” part ways with Jim Haslett

It didn’t take long for the Redskins to make their first offseason move, but it was still long overdue. On Wednesday morning, the Redskins and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett agreed to “mutually” part ways. In a news release issued by Coach Jay Gruden, he said, “Jim and I have had discussions over the last few days and have decided that it’s best for everyone that we...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins & DC Jim Haslett Mutually Agree to Part Ways

The Redskins have announced that the team and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett have mutually agreed to part ways. Hassett spent 5 seasons with the team. Under Haslett, the Redskins defense ranked 29th in total yards and 30th in points per game. With several injuries on defense this season, the Redskins were 20th in total yards and 29th in total points per game. Head coach Jay Gruden...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins, defensive coordinator Haslett agree to part ways

ASHBURN, Va. -- Jim Haslett is out after five seasons as defensive coordinator with the Washington Redskins. The Redskins say in a news release Wednesday that the team and Haslett "have mutually agreed to part ways." It's the first fallout after the Redskins finished 4-12 for their sixth last-place finish in the past seven seasons. In Haslett's five seasons with Washington -- four...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett out as Redskins defensive coordinator

Just minutes before Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen holds an end of the year press conference, the team announced it has “mutually” parted ways with Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett. The coach leaves Washington after five years with the team. Haslett released the statement: “Jay and I mutually agreed it’s time for the Redskins to have a new Defensive Coordinator...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins & DC Jim Haslett “Mutually” Agree To Part Ways

The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday that they have “mutually” agreed to part ways with defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. BREAKING: #Redskins and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett have mutually agreed to part ways. pic.twitter.com/Q7YhJaWisG — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) December 31, 2014   Redskins HC Jay Gruden said earlier in the week that he planned...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Two positive takeaways and one negative on this season

After Sunday’s 44-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, mixed emotions filled the Washington Redskins locker room as some players stood by their lockers for the final time to end their season. For some players, the offseason will be a time to critically analyze the 2014 season and take the necessary steps to get better physically and mentally. For the veterans, it will be a time to reflect...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Whatever the Redskins decide to do next, it will probably be wrong

Whatever comes tomorrow for the Redskins, Hog Heaven is certain of one thing. It will be yet another short cut to placate the mob (us fans) with a famous name. Perhaps will be Wade Phillips to replace Jim Haslett as the defensive coordinator because the touts are adamant that Rex Ryan would rather be on TV than an assistant in Redskins Park.   Maybe A. J. Smith will be brought in...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins-Cowboys Winners & Losers

Handing out labels following Skins games, this time a 44-17 season-ending loss to Dallas. Season summary. pic.twitter.com/2We8rRZArx — Danny (@recordsANDradio) December 28, 2014 Winners DeSean Jackson — He made yet another big play, this time a 69-yard touchdown, to cap off a season full of them. He’s just about the only winner, today and all season, along with Ryan Kerrigan...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

DC Pro Sports One Liners: Caps and Wiz both lose

Here are your Christmas Eve morning DC pro Sports One Liners WASHINGTON REDSKINS OT Trent Williams has been named to his third consecutive Pro Bowl and will make the trip alone.  More from Riggos Rag.  More from ESPN.  More from the Post. Ryan Kerrigan was named an alternate, but snubbed as a starter.  Quite odd considering that Kerrigan actually deserved the nod over Williams...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett Clearing His Nose

The hardest thing about sports blogging is not covering the action or figuring out what to say about something. It's figuring out what people want to see. Yeah, there are the scoring plays, the big hits, the girls, etc., but somethings are not quite as easy to figure out. For example--I never would have guessed that there would be a lot of interest in Redskins defensive coordinator...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett fires snot rocket on Redskins sideline (GIF)

The video doesn't lie: Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett fired a snot rocket on the sideline in full view of live television cameras during the second quarter of Saturday's game against Philadelphia.It was a particularly forceful attempt on Haslett's part to clear his nose.  Unfortunately, it could not have been more poorly timed given the millions of viewers...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Jim Haslett Fire Off An Aggressive Snot Rocket

  Most recently in the news for not having any idea what he’s doing on defense, Jim Haslett just vaulted himself right back in the sports conversation for a new reason: a snot rocket. During a first half in which his defense gave up 172 passing yards and a touchdown to the struggling Mark Sanchez, Haslett took a moment to aggressively clear the snot from his nose- right in the...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins-Giants Winners & Losers

Handing out labels following Skins games. Today, a 24-13 loss at New York. This RG3 rushing TD to end the first half ???? https://t.co/BLVLLxkY02 — Danny (@recordsANDradio) December 14, 2014 Winners Robert Griffin III — While it wasn’t finest-hour stuff, he played well enough to make people (e.g., me) wonder why he was benched for Colt McCoy these past three weeks. Took...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

London Fletcher takes blowtorch to Jim Haslett’s career

Former NFL linebacker London Fletcher is not a huge fan of Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. Fletcher, who played under Haslett in Washington from 2010-13, is working as an analyst for CBS Sports on The Other Pregame Show. On Sunday, Fletcher was asked about the Redskins defense and he absolutely plastered Haslett, per Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post: “Why...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rethinking London Fletcher and how he blew his shot at the Redskins Ring of Fame

“And former Redskin London Fletcher attacking defensive coordinator Jim Haslett was pure nonsense. Haslett kept Fletcher in 2013 when the rest of the staff wanted the linebacker gone. Haslett even kept Fletcher’s starting streak going despite poor play. Yet, Fletcher backstabbed Haslett. Says a lot about the person with the knife.” ~Rick Snider, Washington.cbslocal.com from here.
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett ‘Disappointed’ by London Fletcher’s Comments

Photo by Keith Allison – FlickrRedskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said he was “disappointed” by the harsh comments from former player London Fletcher. Sunday morning Fletcher attacked Haslett’s knowledge as a defensive coordinator while on CBS Sports’ That Other Pregame Show. The former Redskins linebacker referred to Haslett’s play calling as “dumb.” He...
Via KCM Sports
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

London Fletcher rips ‘clueless’ Jim Haslett (Video)

Longtime NFL linebacker London Fletcher ripped current Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, calling the coach “clueless” and saying the man is a backstabber. Fletcher, who played 16 seasons in the NFL including the last seven with the Redskins, went off on Haslett on CBS Sports Network’s “That Other Pregame Show” Sunday. “He is clueless...Read More
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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