What next for the Washington Redskins? Read this.

Just when you think the Redskins could not get any worse, they open the season 1-5. Fans have the luxury of giving into despair. Players do not. There are 10 games left. Time enough to prove that a down team is not OUT. Here’s what key players can do right now to make things better. Coaches tell them the football stuff. This is what should be going on in their heads. Kirk Cousins...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Notes & Quotes 10-16-2014

Redskins Notes & Quotes 10-16-2014 - Robert Griffin III returned to the practice field this week and began individual drills. Griffin’s rehab has been very successful and Coach Jay Gruden has said when doctors clear him, he will return to being the starting quarterback. - Stephen Bowen has looked good according to Jim Haslett. Bowen started [...]
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Legion of OOPS

Well, wasn't that something. The game was, well, close for the most part. And by close, you have to consider context, as they Seahawks didn't score 45 points in the first quarter, which certainly exceeded my expectations. But it's no surprise that Jim Haslett was implementing his no cover defensive scheme throughout the game, and Jay Gruden's sh*tty play design...
Via Razzball Football
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins defense: 0 to 10 - and back - in a hurry

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins defense has proved it can go from zero to 10 in seven days - and then back to zero just as quickly. The Redskins didn't have a sack in Weeks 1 and 3, but they tied a franchise record by hitting double digits in Week 2. It's just one of several anomalies for a defense ranked No. 4 in the NFL in yards allowed despite the team's...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

After Shanahan, Redskins' Haslett gets more leeway

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Mike Shanahan was fired. Jim Haslett stayed on. When the Washington Redskins ousted Shanahan after last year's 3-13 season, they didn't exactly clean house. Several assistants from the old regime were retained under new coach Jay Gruden, with the organization adopting the mindset that the problem started at the top - and pretty much ended there. None of...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Training Camp: Defense Preview

Redskins Training Camp: Defense Preview The 2013 Washington Redskins had problems tackling and getting to the quarterback. Fast forward one year, and the Redskins don’t look to much different, although defensive coach Jim Haslett contends this unit will be “let loose” this year. That’s great news if you believe a strong pass rush makes a [...]
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Hall: Mike Shanahan overruled Jim Haslett’s playcalling

DeAngelo Hall is one of a number of Washington Redskins players who seems happier now that Mike Shanahan is gone. If what Hall said earlier this week about Washington’s defensive playcalling last season is true, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett should be just as thrilled. Hall, who said a few months ago that Shanahan was always […]
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 5 whooping coming: Scouting the Redskins

Last season the Redskins finished 3-13 for their worst record since 1994, however, that Redskins team bears little resemblance to the team the Seattle Seahawks be seeing in October. But let’s take a look at what we can expect to see coming off the early bye week. Coaching First let’s look at the coaching staff. After failing to meet expectations, Mike Shanahan and Co. were fired...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins are feeling optimistic about their offense

Sean McVay, Redskins offensive coordinator, had much to say to the media last week, and all of it was incredibly positive. When asked about the offense’s top priorities for 2014, he said, “Finishing drives in the red zone and taking care of the football . . . finish those drives with six instead of three.” During the interview, he was upbeat and energetic when discussing the...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Were the Washington Redskins big winners or big losers last night?

After all of the wheeling and dealing, surprising picks and green-room drama, the first round of the NFL Draft finally came to a close last night around midnight in New York City. And when the dust settled, providing a clear picture of what transpired across 32 selections, it was apparent that some teams had a better night than others. To see the five biggest winners from day one...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett, Washington Redskins defense, will be a league leader in sacks and turnovers. Here’s how:

Still talking about the franchise’s recent acquisitions? The Redskins have induced us to believe—and rightfully so—that we sport one of the more loaded racks heading into 2014. In 2013, the Redskins’ lackluster offense dampened their defense’s efforts. We are now built to score quickly and close the game out with a ground game and pass-rush. Expect defensive coordinator...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is Buffalo’s biggest character

Cover32′s Carl Pfeiffer broke down each team’s biggest character. For Buffalo was it Fred Smerlas? Jim Haslett? Click here to find out You may also be interested in:Who is Buffalo’s biggest characterBuffalo Bills involved in one of the 10 best games on 2014 NFL scheduleIs Buffalo’s Worst CB ever in the starting lineup
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s how Jim Haslett will make the Redskins a Top Ten defense in 2014

This season, the overgrown orangutan will finally loosen its grip and climb down from Jim Haslett’s back. Call me an optimist. Call me a dolt. You make the call. Haslett’s zone-heavy looks have experienced its share of ups and downs these past five years. More downs than up—the coordinator’s 3-4 base scheme has suffered from a lack of talent— which led them to endure...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Can The Redskins Return To The Playoffs In 2014?

Without a doubt, the Redskins fell flat on their face last season. It was a big disappointment for a team entering with Superbowl aspirations. As a result of the tumultuous season, the fans witnessed a purging of several critical faces. Even I have to admit as a Redskins fan that it was painful to see a top caliber offensive from 2012 take such a step back the following season. There...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Hall: Jim Haslett was held back by Mike Shanahan

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall told told ESPN 980′s “Inside the Locker Room” on Wednesday that he believes defensive coordinator Jim Haslett was held back by former head coach Mike Shanahan “Defensively man, I just feel like we played so bad last year, we’ve got some unfinished...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett: Yardage is for “losers”

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett was a guest on ESPN 980′s “Inside the Locker Room” and talked about how yardage is for “losers.” “The year before, we were third in the league in turnovers,” Haslett said via DC Sports Bog. “And the offense was number one in the league...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Why is nobody giving Wade Phillips a shot?

Wade Phillips has swung and missed twice as a head coach, and you don't usually get three strikes in that world. I get it. And he'll also turn 67 this offseason. I know that's not ideal. But how is it that nobody is giving any love to Phillips as a defensive coordinator after the staff in Houston was gutted? We're talking about a guy who has had a top-10 defense...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins begin contract talks with Chris Baker

According to a CSNWashington report the Redskins have opened contract discussions with DL Chris Baker. Baker was mentioned by name as a priority free agent by DC Jim Haslett. Baker started the last three games of the season at DE with injuries to Adam Carriker and Stephen Bowen, and played well. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Redskins begin...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Defense is better than you think, but won't improve much in 2014

The Redskins defense was crucified for it's performance in 2013.  Crucified.  I've seen some bad defenses through the years here.  2003. 2006. 2010.  I can't remember any defense getting the brunt of the venom from Redskins fans quite like this year's unit did.  Every player on the unit was under fire at some point for their performance, from the best to the...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins' Haslett wants Orakpo, Hall to be re-signed

When the Redskins took the field against the Giants late last month, eight starters on defense had one thing in common: they are all set to become a free agent this offseason. That likely means Jim Haslett’s 18th-ranked unit will experience a decent amount of turnover in the coming months as draft picks are added, pending free agents are allowed to walk and new players are signed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins will in fact be sticking with a 3-4 defense

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett confirmed today that they’ll be sticking with a 3-4 defense. Haslett confirmed #Redskins will be staying with 3-4 alignment. #RedskinsTalk — Tarik El-Bashir (@TarikCSN) January 22, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Redskins will in fact be sticking with a 3-4 defense appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins blocked Jets’ request to interview Haslett

If the Redskins hadn’t decided to keep defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, he likely would have landed on his feet elsewhere. In one of two different places. According to Chris Russell of ESPN 980, Washington denied a request by the Jets to interview defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. At least one other team also was interested in Haslett, but couldn’t get permission to talk to him.
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Haslett returns as Redskins defensive coordinator

Jim Haslett will remain with the Washington Redskins as defensive coordinator, the latest in a series of expected moves under new coach Jay Gruden. The Redskins also announced Friday that Chris Foerster will stay on as offensive line coach and that Wes Phillips has been hired as tight ends coach. Haslett was the defensive coordinator for the last four years under coach Mike Shanahan...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins will retain Jim Haslett at defensive coordinator

The Washington Redskins will retain Jim Haslett as their defensive coordinator and will look into the possibility of extending Haslett’s contract, Coach Jay Gruden said Friday. “He has one year left on his contract,” Gruden said in a telephone interview. “I’ll talk to Bruce [Allen, the team's general manager] and we’ll talk to [Haslett] and see what we can do there...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett to Remain Redskins Defensive Coordinator

The Redskins had one of the worst defenses in the NFL last year, but Haslett will have an opportunity to correct it. Redskins confirm what was reported at the time of Jay Gruden’s hiring – Jim Haslett remains as the defensive coordinator — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) January 17, 2014  
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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