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Plagued by Injuries, Redskins Have Options to Fill Holes

The Redskins are no strangers to injuries, but the 2015 preseason has been especially cruel to them. Tight ends Logan Paulsen and Niles Paul, running back Silas Redd, and linebacker Adam Hayward are already out for the season. Paul, Redd and Hayward are sidelined with torn ACL, while Paulsen is out after having surgery on a toe injury suffered in the first preseason game.The losses...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Woes Continue as Junior Gallette Could Miss Season

The Washington Redskins signed Junior Gallette almost immediately after the linebacker was cut by the New Orleans Saints this offseason. Since his arrival to the nation’s capital, Galette hasn’t played in either of the Redskins’ preseason games, and now the Redskins fear he may not play at all this season. According to ESPN, Galette suffered an injury in practice to his...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Galette carted off field with a torn Achilles

UPDATED Dianna Russini confirmed the worst fears for Redskins fans via Twitter.  Russini confirmed that Galette suffered a torn Achilles. With a torn Achilles, Galette will miss the entire 2015 season.  That is a big loss for Washington’s defense.  Galette would have combined with Ryan Kerrigan to form one of the NFL’s most formidable pass rushing duos. Galette will likely...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns among NFL teams feeling the pain

The games don't count. That makes the pain from major preseason injuries even more, well, painful. Yet NFL teams go through weeks of training camp in the intense heat of summer, then play four exhibition matches -- five if you are chosen for the Hall of Fame game. Despite new rules resulting from the 2011 labor agreement that curtail the number and intensity of practices, key players...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns among NFL teams feeling the pain

The games don't count. That makes the pain from major preseason injuries even more, well, painful. Yet NFL teams go through weeks of training camp in the intense heat of summer, then play four exhibition matches -- five if you are chosen for the Hall of Fame game. Despite new rules resulting from the 2011 labor agreement that curtail the number and intensity of practices, key players...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Preseason and training camp injuries mount up

The games don't count. That makes the pain from major preseason injuries even more, well, painful. Yet NFL teams go through weeks of training camp in the intense heat of summer, then play four exhibition matches - five if you are chosen for the Hall of Fame game. Despite new rules resulting from the 2011 labor agreement that curtail the number and intensity of practices, key players...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins acquire TE Derek Carrier from 49ers

The Washington Redskins have suffered significant injuries at Tight End.  They addressed the need today, sending a conditional fifth round draft pick to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for TE Derek Carrier. The Redskins have lost tight ends Niles Paul and Logan Paulsen for the season.  Paul was lost in the first game of the preseason with a gruesome dislocation of his ankle...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins acquire TE Carrier from 49ers for undisclosed pick

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Redskins acquired tight end Derek Carrier from the San Francisco 49ers on Friday. Carrier played in 11 games for the 49ers last season, his third in the league, making nine catches for 105 yards. He was originally signed by Oakland in 2012 as an undrafted free agent out of Beloit. Washington was in need of depth at tight end after losing two of its...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Strike Trade, Add Another Weapon For Robert Griffin III

The Washington Redskins have reportedly struck a trade with San Francisco, acquiring fourth-year tight end Carrier in exchange of a fifth round draft pick. The former 2012 UDFA out of Beloit College in Wisconsin had brief stints in Oakland and Philadelphia before spending the past two seasons in San Francisco, where he amassed just nine catches for 105 yards across 16 games (one...
Via Gridiron Grit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Redskins Sign Chris Cooley?

The Washington Redskins have a crater-sized hole at tight end position.Niles Paul, who would have been the starter, and Logan Paulsen are both on injured reserve. That leaves Jordan Reed as the only big name tight end on the Redskins roster.Other players on the roster include Je’Ron Hamm and Chase Dixon, two players who were on the Redskins practice squad last season, and Devin...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley: “Three of the four people who make decisions for the Redskins are on board with his return”

The Washington Redskins have had a lot of bad luck with the tight end position this pre-season. The team has lost Niles Paul and Logan Paulsen for the 2015 season. Most believe that Jordan Reed will be the opening day starter but he has been slowed by a hamstring injury. But now a former Redskins player is coming out of retirement and could be an immediate help for the team. Chris...
Via No Guts, No Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Preseason Week 1 Injury Report

I’ve always hated the NFL Preseason. It’s the worst. Even worse than that FX show You’re The Worst. We get it FX, you have mostly great original programming, but nearly all of it lies in your dramas. If you want comedies, stick with Archer, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The League (don’t kill me, but it’s regressed quicker than Hakeem Nicks after his third...
Via The Fantasy Fix
10 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Better Will the Redskins Offense be in 2015?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full Power Rankings Article I am a strong believer that Robert Griffin III will have bounce back season. He is another year removed from knee surgery, and another year with Jay Gruden should do wonders for his development. They return their stable of receivers, which includes DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon, and Andre Roberts, and they...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins make moves after key injuries

The Washington Redskins went about tweaking their roster after seeing a few players go down with season-ending injuries during the their first preseason game. First order of business was to waived/injured RB Silas Redd, who can go on the team's IR if he goes unclaimed; and both TEs Logan Paulsen and Niles Paul also went down to injury. Both were placed in injured reserve. ...
Via 60 Max Power O
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Five options for Scot McCloughan to deal with Washington’s tight end troubles

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden confirmed the worst on Saturday. Not only was Niles Paul’s terrible ankle injury against the Browns season-ending, but Logan Paulsen’s surgery for turf toe would mean that Paulsen would miss the entirety of 2015 as well. Compounding the problem is that Jordan Reed is nursing a bum hamstring. While that’s not a serious injury in and...
Via cover32
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins are looking at generously a 6-10 season, but there are positives

Scot has made it clear he doesn’t expect the Redskins to win too many games this year, and neither should the fans. He just expects them to be competitive, at best, and if not, he said he would make even more changes. Nothing in the Redskins first preseason game changed that assessment. Red Zone play calling is still atrocious.  The play calling as a whole is still bad, except...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Place TEs Niles Paul & Logan Paulsen On I.R., Sign TE Ernst Brun

The Washington Redskins announced that they’ve placed tight ends Niles Paul and Logan Paulsen on season-ending injured reserve Sunday. The Redskins also signed TE Ernst Brun to a contract and waived/injured RB Silas Redd. Both Paul and Paulsen suffered season-ending injuries in recent weeks, so the Redskins had to add another tight end. HC Jay Gruden said of Brun: “He ....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Working Out Tight Ends Including D.J. Williams Sunday

Jason La Canfora reports that the Redskins are working out “at least” three tight ends on Sunday including veteran D.J. Williams. Washington is clearly in need of tight end help now that they’ve lost both Niles Paul and Logan Paulsen for the season in recent days. Williams, 26, is a former fifth-round pick of the ... The post Redskins Working Out Tight...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins TE Logan Paulsen Out For The Season

Redskins HC Jay Gruden announced Saturday that TE Logan Paulsen will undergo surgery next week for a turf toe injury and will subsequently miss the entire 2015 season. This news comes just a few days after the team lost fellow TE Niles Paul for the year with a dislocated and fractured ankle.   The post Redskins TE Logan Paulsen Out For The Season appeared first...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Silas Redd has a torn ACL, MCL

More bad news for the Washingston Redskins after their first preseason game. After learning they lost TE Niles Paul for the season with a fracture ankle, runnimg back Silas Redd will also miss the entire season wtih a torn ACL and MCL, per the Washington Post. It's the same knee Redd injured in college, and things obviously looking good. The team is awaiting full MRI results.
Via 60 Max Power O
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Season-ending injury just another obstacle for Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul to hurdle

Niles Paul #84 of the Washington Redskins runs after the catch as Barry Church #42 of the Dallas Cowboys is unable to make the tackle during the first half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The first week of NFL preseason games is usually of little consequence for first-team offenses and defenses across the league...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Lose Niles Paul for 2015

Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul leaves on a cart during the first quarter after an injury during an NFL preseason football game against the Cleveland Browns, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard) It looked grim as soon as it happened. During a play in the first quarter in Thursday’s preseason opener against the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dejected Niles Paul on Season-Ending Ankle Injury: ‘Life Can Be Cruel Sometimes’

View image | gettyimages.com Niles Paul entered his fourth season with the Washington Redskins with high expectations. He was named the starting tight end heading into training camp. Coaches and players raved about his work ethic. It was clear he would be play a huge role within the Redskins offense this season, serving as one of Robert Griffin III’s primary targets. All of...
Via KCM Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Niles Paul: ‘This Was Supposed To Be My Year’

In one of the most heartbreaking moments of the pre-season, Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul suffered a season-ending ankle injury in Thursday night’s preseason game against the Browns. I think Niles Paul is out for the year, foot shouldn't look like this #Redskins pic.twitter.com/krC2CTbJAa — Mark Bullock (@MarkBullockNFL) August 14, 2015 As ESPN reports, Paul was...
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Niles Paul devastated after suffering season-ending injury

Niles Paul, a tight end for the Washington football team, sustained a dislocated ankle on Thursday, ending his 2015 campaign on the opening night of the preseason. It was terribly unfortunate, but sometimes we as football fans forget how terribly unfortunate it truly is. Washington fullback Darrel Young offered a brutal reminder, though, sharing his exchange with Paul on the field...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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