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Redskins DT Terrance Knighton on RGIII: He's ready to prove everyone wrong

Not everyone is buying the words of an anonymous NFL insider who claimed that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is "done" in the NFL. Griffin's newest teammate Terrance Knighton believes that Griffin's recent shortcomings can be easily addressed.“He has all the tools to be a great quarterback,” Knighton said on NFL Network's "Total Access" program, via the Washington...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Position Preview: Nose Tackle

Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover the nose tackle. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Chris Baker, Kedric Golston, Terrance Knighton, Jerrell Powe, Robert Thomas...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Capsule

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (4-12) OPEN CAMP: July 29, Richmond, Virginia. LAST YEAR: In Jay Gruden's first season as NFL head coach, Redskins stayed right where they were: last in NFC East, spot they've resided in for six of past seven years. Quarterback Robert Griffin III got benched by Gruden, and publicly criticized, too, for what coach said were fundamental problems. With revolving...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton Reveals Nickname of Washington Redskins Defensive Line

When a truly great group of position players exist they deserve to have a nickname. For example, back in the day the Washington Redskins had one of the best offensive lines the league has ever known. Those big boys were loving known as the Hogs. Years later it appears that the Redskins may have another group of really good lineman--on the defensive side of the ball.Whether they will...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Four reasons the Redskins could surprise you and win the NFC East

As NFL training camps will open next week, most, if not all the so-called ‘experts’ have essentially relegated the Washington Redskins to the NFC East basement this coming season. Based on how the team has performed the past two seasons, I can understand in many aspects why the pundits have very low expectations. However it is the ‘responsibility’ of these people to have...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton has nickname for Redskins' defensive line

The Washington Redskins have put a lot of resources into their defensive line over the last two seasons. Starters Jason Hatcher, Stephen Paea and Terrance Knighton were not homegrown draft picks, they were all added via free agency.With just under $13.5 million in 2014 salary cap space tied to these three players, the Redskins' defensive success is contingent on their production...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Washington Redskins

Top 32 Redskins of 2015: Keenan Robinson As we count the days until training camp starts, here is a list counting down the Top 32 Washington Redskins of 2015 – No. 17 ... Is Trent Murphy The Redskins' 'Secret Superstar?' Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said at OTAs in June that he expected a big leap from linebacker Trent Murphy . “He's bigger, he's stronger...
Via 60 Max Power O
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton emerging as leader on Redskins' defensive line

The Washington Redskins have completely reassembled their defensive line over the last two seasons. In 2013, their three-man down front featured names like Barry Cofield and Stephen Bowen. Now, the projected starting line features Terrance Knighton in the middle with Jason Hatcher and Stephen Paea book-ending him. Each player has enjoyed their best season with other teams, and now...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton explains how he became 'Pot Roast'

When you tip the scales at nearly 340 pounds, you can't be surprised when you earn a nickname after a meal. For Washington Redskins nose tackle Terrance Knighton, the "Pot Roast" nickname has become a part of who he is over the last six years. The origin of how he became Pot Roast is not what you would expect.“A guy named Clint Ingram from my rookie year," Knighton told Redskins...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins DL Terrance Knighton Attacking the Practice Dummies With Surprising Quickness

At one point in time defensive linemen used to be like offensive linemen--a bunch of big ole boys. That is not always the case anymore. Some defensive linemen are among the leanest players in the league. That being said there are still some guys that are larger than life. The Washington Redskins have one such guy in Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton.At 6'3" and 335 pounds he definitely...
Via FatManWriting
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nose tackle Knighton brings big presence to Redskins

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Terrance Knighton is imposing even on a football field filled with generally large men. What makes Washington's new 6-foot-3 and more than 350-pound nose tackle special, however, is his relative quickness for a man of his massive bulk. ''When you put him out there on first and second down, it's going to be hard to run the ball between the tackles,'' said coach...
Via AP on Fox
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins defensive line will be much scarier in 2015

In addition to shoring up their offensive line through the draft, this offseason the Washington Redskins made some big upgrades to their defensive line through free agency. Terrance Knighton is already calling himself the biggest steal of free agency this year, and Stephen Paea can intimidate you even at a photo shoot. Check out this video the team shared on their Twitter account...
Via cover32
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton makes bold claim about free agency

Washington Redskins defensive tackle Terrance Knighton was without a doubt one of the best steals in free agency in 2015, signing for just one year at a bargain $4 million a season. Knighton even went as far as to calling himself the steal of free agency, per Don Banks from Sports Illustrated. “Yeah, I was (the biggest steal). But I’ve always bet on myself. I consider myself...
Via cover32
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Washington Redskins Positional Preview: Defensive Line

The Washington Redskins defensive line has been average at best over the past few seasons and they were in dire need of playmakers. That all changed this offseason with new general manager Scot McCloughan whose first goal was to get bigger on both sides of the line. McCloughan started off free agency with two solid signings in Ricky Jean Francois and Stephen Paea. Francois will be...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton: I was the 'biggest steal' in free agency

When defensive tackle Terrance Knighton entered the free agent market this past March, he expected to greeted with several lucrative long-term contract offers. After another productive season with the Denver Broncos in 2014, Knighton's market was quiet. Eventually he was forced to settle with a one-year, $4 million "prove it" contract offered by the Washington Redskins. Knighton...
Via Fox Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

DT Terrance Knighton says 'I was the biggest steal' in free agency

Washington Redskins' Terrance Knighton left Denver for free agency and said that his new team got a 'steal' in the defensive tackle. The team signed NT Knighton to a one-year, $4 million contract after reports had him out of shape, scaring teams off and in the meantime he settled for a one-year deal 'prove it' deal to up his value. He is expected to be the starting nose tackle...
Via 60 Max Power O
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins DL Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton Showing the Practice Dummies Who's Boss

We are till months away from seeing anything that closely resembles actual football. That's the bad news. Good news is that the guys we love to watch are hard at work making sure they are going to be ready to play their best come opening day.For a defensive lineman like Washington Redskins big man Terrance Knighton that means being able to treat offensive linemen like they were annoying...
Via FatManWriting
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Redskins Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Expectations of Terrance Knighton

Washington Redskins DL Terrance Knighton “Pot Roast” is a name Redskins fans may become real familiar with this upcoming season. Not the delicious meal your mom used to cook, but the 6’3″ 335 pound monstrous defensive tackle Terrance Knighton the Washington Redskins signed this offseason. ” Pot Roast” was a nickname given to him early in his professional career. The...
Via isportsweb.com
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Redskins Continue Focus On Defense?

The Redskins focus during free agency was nearly entirely on the defensive side of the ball. Even before free agency began, Washington added defensive lineman Ricky Jean-Francois. Once bidding officially began, defensive lineman Stephen Paea and Terrance Knighton signed with the Burgundy and Gold. The Redskins then moved to the secondary, signing Chris Culliver and Jeron Johnson...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The top 3 value signings of free agency

NFL teams can’t really win free agency. It’s impossible to win something that exists right now only as news that bounces across a ticker or your computer screen. None of the signings have had any influence on the winning and losing that actually matters. You know, the games. Free agency can only be won or lost in hindsight. And most often the winners aren’t those who dump money...
Via This Given Sunday
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Have the Washington Redskins gotten better in free agency?

Here’s a very simple, yet important, question: Have the Washington Redskins got better? The short answer is yes, but I think that doesn’t do the question justice. If the Redskins were going to improve anything over this offseason, it needed to be their defense. We’ve been over it again and again, but Washington was epically abysmal last season on the defensive side of the ball...
Via cover32
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Penny Pinching Broncos Find Way to Fill Roster

The Denver Broncos were tight against the salary cap but have done a great job in filling positions left by departing players this offseason. The Broncos couldn’t afford to pay top dollar for players like they have in the past few seasons, but overall free agency was a success. Although many criticized the organization for letting Julius Thomas, Orlando Franklin, Terrance Knighton...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

After Some FA Signings, Do the Redskins Have a Top 20 Defense?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’ current...
Via TopSportsReport
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders sign DT Dan Williams

After it became clear that the Raiders, loaded with cap space and dealing with a huge hole at defensive tackle, would not land Ndamukong Suh, speculation immediately tied Terrance Knighton to the Raiders. It made sense given that Knighton had broken out as one of the better defensive tackles in the NFL over the past 2 seasons under new Oakland head coach Jack Del Rio’s tutelage...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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