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Skins @ Bucs Preview

When: Thursday August 28, 2014 @ 730 pm Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa FL Weather: Mid-80′s with 70% chance of T-storms Radio: SportsTalk980 TV: NBC4/ComcastSportnet Line: Tampa Bay -2.5/39 NFL.com GameCenter The Redskins conclude the 2014 preseason on Thursday night, with a game against the Bucaneers in Tampa. Kickoff at Raymond James Stadium is set for 730 pm. It will be...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins reduce roster by two more

The Washington Redskins have begun their mandatory roster reductions.  After releasing eight players yesterday, the team announced two more cuts today. Today, the Redskins released OG Adam Gettis.  Gettis was entering his third season with Washington after being selected in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.  He played on the active roster sparingly over the last two seasons...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins make their first round of cuts

The Redskins first round of cuts came in yesterday, headlined by veteran linebacker Rob Jackson. Jackson has spent much of his career with Washington backing up Brian Orakpo, but the emergence of Adrian Robinson and Gabe Miller, along with the addition of Everette Brown, had put Jackson on the bubble early in camp. A seventh-round draft pick, Jackson was the final member of the Redskins’...
Via cover32 - Redskins
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Mining For Gems Among NFL Roster Cuts

There are several more roster cuts coming around the NFL, but what are some names popping up that might interest the Chicago Bears? Blake Annen – TE – Cut From:  Philadelphia Eagles Cincinnati has become a college noted for producing tight ends of late.  Blake Annen was their most recent project.  An undrafted free agent of the Philadelphia Eagles, he was entering a tough...
Via Sports Mockery
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Rob Jackson among 1st set of Redskins cuts

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Veteran linebacker Rob Jackson is among the first set of players cut this week by the Washington Redskins as the team gets closer to setting its 53-man roster for the regular season. Jackson was a seventh-round draft pick in 2008 and played six seasons with the Redskins, mostly as a pass-rush specialist in spot duty. Fourteen of his 15 career starts came in 2012...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Release Rob Jackson; First Roster Cutdown to 75 is Underway

Redskins Release Rob Jackson; First Roster Cutdown to 75 is Underway According to multiple sources, the Washington Redskins have released outside linebacker Rob Jackson, who has been with the team since being drafted in 2008. Only Santana Moss and Kedric Golston have had a longer tenure in DC than Jackson. Jackson has been a reserve [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins cut LB Rob Jackson

The Washington Redskins (along with the other 31 NFL teams) must cut down their roster from a maximum of 90 players to 75 by Tuesday’s deadline. Those cuts have begun to start, as head Jay Gruden hinted to the previous week. According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, the Redskins have released linebacker Rob Jackson. Rob Jackson has been cut source says. — Mike Jones (@MikeJonesWaPo...
Via KCM Sports
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Release Veteran OLB Rob Jackson

  Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that the Redskins have released veteran OLB Rob Jackson as they trim their roster down to 75 players. Jackson, 28, re-signed with the Redskins back in April and received a one-year contract worth $795,000. Two years ago, he made 14 starts in place of an injured OLB Brian Orakpo and produced 4.5 sacks. In 2013, Jackson was limited to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 2014 NFL Season Preview

Quarterback The Redskins declined significantly in 2013, going from 10-6 and in the playoffs to 3-13 and the 2nd worst team in the league last season. To make matters worse, they didn’t have their own first round pick this year, thanks to the RG3 trade made in 2012, so they don’t have the luxury of adding a top caliber talent to this team. Why did they decline last season? Well...
Via The Football Fan Spot
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins re-sign linebacker Rob Jackson

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Linebacker Rob Jackson re-signed with the Washington Redskins, returning to the only NFL team he's played for.
Via FOXSports.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Re-Sign OLB Rob Jackson

  The Washington Redskins announced that they have re-signed OLB Rob Jackson on Friday. BREAKING: LB Rob Jackson, @RobJax50, re-signs with the #Redskins. #HTTR pic.twitter.com/mZewgNw9Il — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) April 4, 2014 Jackson, 28, was one of the best pass-rushers available in what is an underwhelming market for edge players. Two years ago, he made 14 starts in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent OLB Rob Jackson Scheduled To Visit Raiders

Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that Redskins free agent OLB Rob Jackson will be visiting the Raiders this week. Jackson, 28, is one of the best pass-rushers available in what is a watered-down market for edge players right now. Two years ago, he made 14 starts in place of an injured OLB Brian Orakpo and produced 4.5 sacks. In 2013, Jackson was limited to playing just 186...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Free Agents Should The Redskins Want Back?

Having recently signed CB DeAngelo Hall and DL Chris Baker to new contracts, the Redskins now have 16 unsigned free agents — six on offense and ten on defense. PLAYER  POSITION Brian Orakpo*    OLB Perry Riley    ILB Bryan Kehl    ILB Darryl  Tapp    ILB Nick Barnett    ILB Rob Jackson    OLB Brandon Meriweather    S Reed Doughty    S E.J...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Wish List: Five Things

Are you ready for some football? The National Football League’s goal of a year round league works, at least for me. Over the next ten weeks, we will move through the scouting combine, free agency and the NFL draft. With 21 free agents, General Manager Bruce Allen has plenty of work to do. Here is my list of the top five priorities for Washington. It is a tall order, but start your...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins – Giants Week 17 inactives

The Redskins’ inactives today are headlined by Brian Orakpo, the team’s leading pass rusher [10 sacks] and WR Joshua Morgan, a starter-then-backup-then starter at wide receiver. OLB Rob Jackson will start in place of Orakpo, as he did for 14 games in 2012. Aldrick Robinson will start in place of Morgan, who was only starting himself because of the season-ending knee injury suffered...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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