Jeron Johnson Is a Low Risk, High Reward Option at Safety for Redskins

View image | After spending the past four seasons stuck behind the best two safeties in the NFL — Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor — Jeron Johnson finally will get a chance to shine. While a two-year deal worth $4 million does not scream out automatic starter, Johnson should have the inside track in starting at one of the safety positions for the Washington...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Morgan Moses Placed on IR With Lisfranc Injury

Morgan Moses Placed on IR With Lisfranc Injury Washington Redskins rookie tackle Morgan Moses was placed on the season-ending IR list (injured reserve) on Thursday. Moses has been diagnosed by doctors with the dreaded “Lisfranc Injury”. For those that remember, it’s also the same injury that kept safety Phillip Thomas off the field during his [...]
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Promote Phillip Thomas to Active Roster, Cut Clifton Geathers

Redskins Promote Phillip Thomas to Active Roster, Cut Clifton Geathers The Washington Redskins announced today that they have promoted safety Phillip Thomas to their active roster from the team’s practice squad and waived defensive end Clifton Geathers. Thomas (6-0, 223) was originally selected by the Redskins in the fourth round (119th overall) of the 2013 NFL [...]
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins turn to Duke Ihenacho for experience at safety and special teams

The safety position has been a glaring weakness for the Redskins for quite some time. In fact, the team has been searching for an answer since the death of Sean Taylor. The Redskins came into the upcoming season relying on an aging veteran in Ryan Clark, Brandon Meriweather, and a group of young late round and undrafted projects in Bacarri Rambo, Phillip Thomas, Trenton Robinson...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins sign eight to practice squad

The Washington Redskins announced they have signed eight players to their practice squad, as of Sunday. TE Ted Bolser CB Richard Crawford CB Chase Minnifield OL Tevita Stevens S Phillip Thomas NT Robert Thomas RB Chris Thompson WR Nick Williams The Redskins are expected to add safety Akeem Davis, if he clears waivers, after the team waived him on Sunday to make room on their 53-man...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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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August 31, 2014  |  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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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Dolphins, Panthers, Rams, Redskins, & Steelers

  Bengals Despite suffering a concussion a few weeks ago, RT Andre Smith has “practiced quite a bit,” but won’t play in tonight’s preseason finale. (Paul Dehner Jr) Dolphins The Dolphins hosted DB Deji Olatoye, WR Gerrard Sheppard, DB Lowell Rose and WR Tony Washington for tryouts. (Aaron Wilson) Panthers The NFL wouldn’t say how the new domestic-violence policy...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Bacarri Rambo ready to step up for the Washington Redskins?

With Brandon Meriweather already set to serve a two-game suspension for his illegal hit on Torrey Smith—and possibly within one more hit of a much larger suspension—someone is going to have to step up. Phillip Thomas may have been the logical choice, a fourth-round draft pick last year, but he’s already reinjured a foot injury that kept him out all of last season and may be...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Merriweather suspended two games

The season has not even started and S Brandon Merriweather has already been disciplined by the National; Football League for an illegal helmet to helmet hit from last week.  The NFL formally announced yesterday that Merriweather would be suspended for the first two regular season games. The suspension is troubling to me.  FS Phillip Thomas, who the Redskins coaches are very high...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillip Thomas to have MRI on foot

Washington Redskins safety Phillip Thomas was held out of practice on Monday after experiencing soreness in his left foot. Head coach Jay Gruden confirmed that Thomas will have an MRI done to see what extent is the injury. The second-year safety re-injured his surgically repair foot during Saturday’s game vs. the Baltimore Ravens. Thomas missed all of last season after suffering...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots @ Redskins Preview

When: Thursday, August 8th, 2015 Where: Fed Ex Field Weather: Low of 64, 0% chance of rain Radio: ESPN SportsTalk 980 TV: NBC-4 and Comcast SportsNet 2014 Washington Redskins Media Guide The Jay Gruden era kicks off on Thursday night as the Redskins host the New England Patriots at Fed Ex Field. Gruden admits he will have butterflies for his first game as a head coach, but is eager...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins safeties Phillip Thomas and Ryan Clark ruled out of Thursday’s preseason game vs. Patriots

The Washington Redskins will be down two safeties for Thursday’s preseason opener versus the New England Patriots. Gruden said safeties Phillip Thomas and Ryan Clark will both be OUT for tomorrow's game vs. the Patriots. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 6, 2014 Both are nursing what is described as “mild” hamstring issues. Ryan Clark left practice early on Tuesday...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Training Camp: Everything You Need to Know About Day 7

The Washington Redskins went to work with their seventh day of practicing (took one day off). Their preseason opener against the New England Patriots is one week away the emphasis has been on staying healthy, leading head coach Jay Gruden cut practice short. Day 7 had two scares as Trent Williams was kicked in the shin, meanwhile Jerry Rice, Jr. may have suffered a significant shoulder...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Training Camp: Everything Thing You Need to Know About Day 6

The Washington Redskins resume training camp practices on Wednesday after getting Monday afternoon and Tuesday off. Redskins get back to work today. 8:35 practice and then the 4 pm walkthrough. — Mike Jones (@MikeJonesWaPo) July 30, 2014 KCM Sports will provide you with key tweets and updates throughout Day 6 of the Redskins Training Camp from Bon Secours in Richmond, Va. **Periodically...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins sign S Ryan Clark

The Redskins desperately needed safety help and secondary help in general. Brandon Meriweather was their best safety last year, but he’s a below average starter, while 2013 4th and 6th round picks Phillip Thomas and Bacarri Rambo didn’t show anything as rookies last season. Thomas missed the entire season with injury, while Rambo graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 79th ranked...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

First thoughts on the Redskins’ upcoming draft; it’s not that important to 2014 season

This story contributed by Scott Hirsch Last year’s draft was far more important for the success of this season than this year’s draft will be (good news – it was a good one minus Jamison). A lot of what happens this year’s draft depends on how the following relative newbies look this Spring  ̶ Tom Compton, Phillip Thomas, Keenan Robinson, Bacarri Rambo, Chris Thompson,...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins ink safety Ryan Clark to one year deal

Photo: After a few weeks of speculation and some interesting twitter responses to Redskins fans, safety Ryan Clark has reportedly agreed to a one year deal with the Washington Redskins. This deal comes on the heels of the team hosting free agent wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Ryan Clark, a former Pittsburgh Steeler, comes back to the Redskins where he originally...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Redskins Free Agency Rumors

With NFL free agency commencing on Tuesday, reports and rumors are already circulating on potential free agent interest by the Redskins.  Redskins do have decent salary cap space, but also have significant roster issues. It’s not a big secret out there that the Redskins will be more than likely spending substantial free agency dollars on their secondary.  For two consecutive...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Grade A Day |Washington Redskins

POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5 Round 2: 0-4 Round 3: 0-3 Round 4: 0-2 Round 5: 0-1 Round 6 & 7: Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive, no scale.   Round 2 – David Amerson CB/S, NC. St.  Analysis - Amerson had a good first season, racking up 48 tackles, with a forced fumble, and two interceptions.  He did that in 8 starts, and appeared in...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Compton, Phillip Thomas among Redskins back-ups who could step up the 2014 Season

Just 31 days have passed since the Redskins played their last game in the NFL regular season, a regular season that was not quite good for the Washington team, that had their hopes set on playing the Super Bowl for this season, but they were not able to. Different Sportsbooks predicted that the Redskins were not favorite to win the Super Bowl this year, and they were not wrong. ...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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