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DeSean Jackson questionable for Sunday’s game vs. Eagles

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson has vowed he will play against his former team the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday despite a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder. But, he did not practice on Wednesday and Thursday and he was limited on Friday, thus he is questionable for the game. Gruden: WR DeSean Jackson (shoulder) "did good today." Said he was "...
Via KCM Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts inactive for second straight game

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is active against the Jacksonville Jaguars after battling a sore right groin. Forbath was limited in practice leading up to the game, forcing the Redskins to consider contingency plans to sign another kicker, but he is able to suit up Sunday. As expected, tight end Jordan Reed and cornerback Tracy Porter are inactive with...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

K Forbath active for Redskins despite sore groin

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is active against the Jacksonville Jaguars after battling a sore right groin. Forbath was limited in practice leading up to the game, forcing the Redskins to consider contingency plans to sign another kicker, but he is able to suit up Sunday. As expected, tight end Jordan Reed and cornerback Tracy Porter are inactive with...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts inactive for second straight game

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is active against the Jacksonville Jaguars after battling a sore right groin. Forbath was limited in practice leading up to the game, forcing the Redskins to consider contingency plans to sign another kicker, but he is able to suit up Sunday. As expected, tight end Jordan Reed and cornerback Tracy Porter are inactive with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins kicker Kai Forbath has sore kicking leg

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins might have to find another kicker for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Coach Jay Gruden said Friday that Kai Forbath has a sore right groin. Forbath rested his leg in practice Friday, but plans to kick Saturday. If he can't go, the Redskins will need to sign another kicker. Forbath missed three games last season with...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 9-12-2014 (VIDEO)

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 9-12-2014 Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden spoke with the media on Friday. (via redskins.com) Twitter Recap: Gruden said TE Jordan Reed, CB Tracy Porter and LB Akeem Jordan are OUT for Sunday’s game vs. Jacksonville. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) September 12, 2014 Gruden: K Kai Forbath will test out [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Forbath holds off Hocker as Redskins make cuts

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Incumbent kicker Kai Forbath has held off draft pick Zach Hocker, and undrafted rookie Silas Redd has claimed the final running back spot as the Washington Redskins trimmed their roster to 53 heading into the first week of the regular season. The Redskins on Saturday placed linebacker Darryl Sharpton and nose tackle Chris Neild on injured reserve. They also will...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins special teams still a work in progress

The Washington Redskins are still in the progress of overhauling a special teams unit that performed horribly in 2013. The only announced decision at this point is that LB Adam Hayward was named special teams captain in the preseason opener. Other than that, all bets are on. In the return game, WR Rashad Ross has been returning kicks and WR Andre Roberts and WR Santana Moss have...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Washington Redskins part of any top-10 epic Super Bowl XLIX match-ups?

Now that games are being played in the NFL, albeit exhibitions that won’t count in the standings, it’s time to start thinking about how the season is going to unfold. And to take it to the nth degree, it’s time to start thinking about who will be playing in the final game of the season – Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona. As is typically the case in the NFL, there are...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath not ranked top-20 in the NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Suprise Cuts #4: The Forbath bloodbath

This story contributed by Scott Hirsch. The preseason game against the Patriots changed a lot of minds on a lot of players. In an impressive Redskins performance, only two players stood out for poor play:  Peyton Thompson and Kai Forbath. Thompson was cut immediately, and Forbath will likely hang on until the last of the roster cuts. Forbath had a record setting year for field goals...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kai Forbath vs Zach Hocker: The Fight to be the Washington Redskins Kicker in 2014

Kai Forbath vs Zach Hocker: The Fight to be the Washington Redskins Kicker in 2014 After 2012 the Washington Redskins thought they had finally found the a place kicker they could depend on. Kai Forbath was signed after the Redskins released then kicker Billy Cundiff. Forbath proceeded to make 17 straight field goals, breaking an [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft pick takes lead in Redskins kicker battle

WASHINGTON (AP) The rookie leads the incumbent in the early returns in the competition for the Washington Redskins kicker's job. Kai Forbath was short with a 46-yard field goal attempt and sent a kickoff out of bounds during Thursday night's 23-6 preseason win over the New England Patriots. Forbath also hit the upright with a 34-yard try but was bailed out because the Redskins...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Exhibition Capsules

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Tom Brady took the night off, and Robert Griffin III played one series Thursday night as the Washington Redskins beat the New England Patriots 23-6 in the teams' preseason opener. Griffin completed 2 of 4 passes for 9 yards in an 11-play drive that ended with a 39-yard field goal from Kai Forbath. Coach Bill Belichick rested Brady, Darrelle Revis and most...
Via AP on Fox
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Sad but true: Washington Redskins’ Kai Forbath not top-20 kicking fantasy option

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Washington Redskins special teams enters new era

The past is the past, or at least that’s what we say about the things worth forgetting. With nowhere to go but up, the Redskins special teams unit will begin a new chapter as training camp gets underway. Positions are up for grabs in both the kicking and punting games, and 7th round draft pick Zach Hocker will vie for both punting and place-kicking positions. Hocker should, by...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Washington Redskins training camp battles

Can you believe it? Training camp is actually here. It’s time for us to pull out our jerseys, study the roster and bask in the glory of football. It doesn’t matter if it’s just guys in shorts running around playing catch. It’s still football. So, with that in mind, here are the top-five position battles you need to keep your eye on these next few weeks: 5 – Kicker: Kai...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Kai Forbath withstand a challenge for his place-kicking job?

After years of instability at place kicker, the Redskins seemed to have finally found their guy when they signed Kai Forbath two years ago, and saw him make 17 of 18 field goals as a first-year player. Forbath’s accuracy dipped a little last season when he made 18 of 22 with a long of 50 yards. But his .818 success clip still proved far better than those of his two most immediate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Are any Washington Redskins among the best MVP value bets for 2014?

Last week, the latest odds to win the Most Valuable Player award for the 2014 NFL season were released, with some of the usual suspects atop the list. But just because the wise guys in Vegas tend to know what they’re doing, that doesn’t necessarily mean all bets are created equal; in fact, many of them are nothing more than sucker bets, designed to get fans to lay down money...
Via cover32 - Redskins
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath not named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Redskins
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins kicker using a GoPro to improve his technique

Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is using a GoPro camera in order to help improve his kicking technique. The DC Sports Bog says Forbath wants to improve his distance on kickoffs. Redskins place kicker Kai Forbath made 18 of 22 field goals in 2013, including 13 straight to end the season, but his inability to consistently produce touchbacks on kickoffs led Washington to use...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears draft a punter, while Lions, Redskins add at kicker

Just three specialists — one punter and two placekickers — were selected in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Bears struck first, taking Miami (Fla.) punter Pat O’Donnell in Round Six (No. 191 overall). Given his status as a draft pick, O’Donnell figures to have every chance to win the job as a rookie. The Bears released Adam Podlesh, their punter from a season ago, in March. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

4 things you should know about the Redskins newest kicker/punter

Zach Hocker, a 6’0″ 191 pound kicker from the University of Arkansas. Here a few things you should know about him: 1) While at Arkansas, he was a four year starter at both the kicking and punting positions, therefore he could be a threat to either Sav Rocca or KaI Forbath in the upcoming preseason 2)143-of-145 on PATs and 48-of-64 on field goals for a total of 287 points scored...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: NBA may force Redskins name change, Brian Orakpo says ‘controversial’ comments

Oh snap. It’s Saturday you know what that means. Time to wake up too early and stay lounging in bed, surfing the internet. Luckily for you, you’ve just stumbled onto a veritable pot of burgundy and gold. Below is a wealth of information to keep you updated on the last weeks worth of Washington Redskins news, views, and rumors too. Sav Rocca’s modern life: Redskins may boot...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Washington Redskins bring in another kicker to challenge Kai Forbath and Jake Rogers?

There is a calm just before the draft. As teams take an extra two weeks before this year’s annual rite of passage, they will have had ample time to contemplate their next important moves. Moreover, they can thoroughly assess their accomplishments thus far, in part one of the NFL offseason. For the Redskins it’s been a fortuitous few months. New coaches have been brought in, without...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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