Washington Redskins at New York Giants: 2015 Week 3 NFL Pick

Washington Redskins (1-1) at New York Giants (0-2) The Redskins entered the season as a laughing stock. Now some are predicting they’ll win the NFC East. How did that happen? Well, the Redskins have played better than people have expected through two games, beating the Rams week 2 and almost beating the Dolphins week 1. Both of those games were at home, but the Redskins were home...
Via The Football Fan Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

How Did Each Redskins New Starter Look During Week One?

Despite taking the loss Sunday against the Dolphins, there were many positives the Redskins can take some positives away from this game. It was not only a nail bitter until the end, but the faces Washington brought in this off-season look poised for a great season in 2015. Kirk Cousins- Quarterback View image | gettyimages.com Cousins was average in his season debut as...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton irked by Redskins-Kardsashians comparison

Terrance Knighton couldn’t have possibly envisioned just how much a dysfunctional disaster when he signed a one-year, $4 million contract with the Washington Redskins in March, even given the franchise’s ignominious reputation in this regard. Despite the mess the team currently finds itself, Knighton took issue with how a Redskins studio analyst characterized the team as ...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton Says Redskins Are Not the Kardashians of NFL

View image | gettyimages.com Trevor Matich called the Redskins “the Kardashians of the NFL” in a conversation with Adam Schefter. Troy Aikman added to it during FOX’s broadcast of the Saints-Texans preseason game saying, “I don’t think that’s fair — I don’t think the Kardashians are nearly as dysfunctional.” And there you have it, the word Redskins is now synonymous...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton explains why he's back on Twitter

Washington Redskins defensive tackle Terrance Knighton was once one of the more entertaining follows on Twitter. Shortly after a controversial tweet on the DeflateGate scandal last January, Knihghton made the decision to delete his account. Now he's back and this time he's all about keeping his account strictly about football.“When you don’t have social media in this world,...
Via Fox Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins NT Terrance Knighton out sick on Wednesday

Washignton Redskins nose tackle Terrance Knighton didn't practice on Wednesday due to an undisclosed illness, per the Washington Post. The speculation is that he couldn't have been much use during the afternoon practice, which was held in 100+ degree weather. Knighton came in to camp weighing unanticipated 354 pounds. Per the Post: 'That schedule changes Thursday, when the...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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July 27, 2015  |  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...
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July 27, 2015  |  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...
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July 21, 2015  |  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...
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July 20, 2015  |  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
June 29, 2015  |  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...
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June 29, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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June 15, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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

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...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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