Redskins Upon Further Review: Biggest Takeaways from Their 47-14 win vs. Saints

View image | The Washington Redskins pummeled the New Orleans Saints 47-14 on Sunday for their fourth straight win. Kirk Cousins led the charge, completing 20 of 25 passes for 324 yards and four touchdowns. He registered a perfect quarterback rating of 158.3. Meanwhile the Redskins defense stopped the Saints’ potent offense, intercepting Drew Brees twice, and...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins LB Perry questionable after missing third straight practice

Linebacker Perry Riley Jr. did not practice for a third straight day and is listed as questionable for the Washington Redskins' matchup at the New York Giants on Thursday night. Riley suffered a calf injury in Sunday's win over the Miami Dolphins and his absence would leave the Redskins with Keenan Robinson, Will Compton and rookie Terrance Plummer as the only healthy inside linebackers...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins in actives for Week One

Here are the Washington Redskins in-actives for Week One. QB Robert Griffin III WR Rashad Ross LB Jackson Jeffcoat G Spencer Long T Tom Compton G Arie Kouandjio TE Anthony McCoy DOLPHINS S Will Davis OT Jason Fox DT A.J. Francis RB Jonas Gray WR Matt Hazel CB Tony Lippett LB Chris McClain Surprises?  None really.  Given the fact Griffin was just cleared fromConcussion protocol...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III Inactive for Redskins’ Season Opener vs. Dolphins

View image | Listed as the Redskins third-string quarterback, Robert Griffin III is inactive for Sunday’s season opener against the Miami Dolphins. Recently signed tight end Anthony McCoy, linebacker Jackson Jeffcoat, wide receiver Rashad Ross, guard Spencer Long, tackle Tom Compton, and rookie guard Arie Kouandjio join Griffin on the inactive list. Griffin...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins vs Dolphins Inactive List Week 1

Redskins vs Dolphins Inactive List Week 1 The Redskins declared the following players as inactive for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins: No. 10 QB Robert Griffin III No. 19 WR Rashad Ross No. 53 LB Jackson Jeffcoat No. 61 G Spencer Long No. 68 T Tom Compton No. 74 G Arie Kouandjio No. 85 […]
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

So Tom Compton who could never catch is going to be a Redskins Tight End of sorts

…but Ty Nsekhe, who has much more upside as a Tackle and is probably better** already as a Tackle than Tom Compton, has experience as a receiver post college.  Go figure. From the Redskins website: “As for Nsekhe, the 6-foot, 6-inch, 330 pounder was at one time doubling up as a receiver in the Arena Football League, hauling in eight catches for three touchdowns in 2011...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Position Preview: 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 tackles. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Takoby Cofield, Tom Compton, Morgan Moses, Ty Nsekhe, Bryce Quigley, Brandon Scherff, Willie Smith...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

'Sharknado 3' will feature a long list of sports figures

For those of you with bad taste in movies and a love of sports figures, you're in for a treat this summer. "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" will air on Syfy on July 22. A very short trailer was released Thursday with NASCAR's Brad Keselowski (who shouts the movie's catchphrase, Oh, Hell No!") and Mavericks owner Mark Cuban featured in the 20-second clip. In addition, the campy flick will...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Tom Compton Has Cameo in ‘Sharknado 3′ with Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

View image | Redskins offensive tackle Tom Compton has had a good off-season. First, he re-signed with the Redskins on a one-year deal worth $660,000 for the upcoming season. Now, he has scored a cameo in the upcoming movie Sharknado 3. Compton plays a interview reporter. A photo taken by Igor Bobic of The Huffington Post surfaced on Twitter with Compton interviewing...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Cost cutting: Washington Redskins release two defensive line veterans

Yesterday the Washignton Redskins signed Ricky Jean-Francois to a three-year deal. Today they cleared some cap room by getting rid of two veterans from the defensive line. According to the team’s official Twitter account, they have released both Stephen Bowen and Barry Cofield: ROSTER MOVES: Redskins re-sign T Tom Compton; released DE Stephen Bowen & DL Barry Cofield. —...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Cleaning Up The Defensive Line

The Redskins have parted ways with veteran defensive lineman Stephen Bowen and Barry Cofield. The moves come on the heels of the big free agency acquisition of free agent Ricky Jean Francois. Washington also announced that they have re-signed veteran offensive tackle Tom Compton. Stephen Bowen joins Barry Cofield on discard pile in Washington — ProFootballTalk...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins cut Cofield & Bowen, sign Compton

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, the Washington Redskins released two highly-paid defensive linemen today, nose tackle Barry Cofield and end Stephen Bowen. Both players were signed as free agents from division rivals — Cofield from the NY Giants and Bowen from the Dallas Cowboys. Cofield turns 31 next month and was coming off an injury-plagued season that saw him...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Re-Sign OT Tom Compton

The Washington Redskins announced a series of roster moves on Friday including re-signing OT Tom Compton. ROSTER MOVES: Redskins re-sign T Tom Compton; released DE Stephen Bowen & DL Barry Cofield. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) February 27, 2015 Compton, 25, was set to be a restricted free agent after he played out his three-year, $1.44 million rookie contract. In 2014...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Release DL Stephen Bowen

  The Washington Redskins have announced the release of DL Stephen Bowen on Friday. ROSTER MOVES: Redskins re-sign T Tom Compton; released DE Stephen Bowen & DL Barry Cofield. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) February 27, 2015 Bowen, 30, had one year remaining on his five-year, $27.5 million contract that included $12.5 million guaranteed. He was set to make a base salary...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

What Bill Callahan’s Hiring Means for Redskins Offensive Line

      View image |     Following a dismal 4-12 season for the Washington Redskins, head coach Jay Gruden “promised” changes would be made with the coaching staff and roster. Thus far the Redskins have made good on Gruden’s promise. A week after naming Scot McCloughan their new general manager, the team hired Bill Callahan to be their offensive...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Morgan Moses Season-Ending Injury Puts Redskins Back to Square One at Right Tackle

Photo by Keith Allison – Flickr License The Washington Redskins have been searching for the same answers the past several seasons. One of those questions yet to be answered is their offensive line, specifically right tackle. They had hoped to have answered it with last May’s pick of Morgan Moses, but on Thursday the team placed the 66th pick overall on injured-reserve with a...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden is still a couple steps behind Redskins’ fans on roster moves

The devastating loss against the Vikings was the train wreck that followed the Redskins’ bus crash. There is a troubling lack of accountability that has been going on for some time in the Redskins organization that inevitably leads to more torturous seasons. Regarding the players, the fans were quite a bit ahead of Jay Gruden on calling out starting Tom Compton in place of Tyler...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Compton Will Start at Right Tackle Against Dallas

Tom Compton Will Start at Right Tackle Against Dallas Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said Friday that Tom Compton will take over at starting right tackle on Monday night versus the Dallas Cowboys. Compton split time with Tyler Polumbus in the fourth quarter against the Titans and will look to build on that success [...]
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

20 Questions: Who will start at right tackle for Redskins in 2014?

Today we begin a new series at DC Pro Sports Report. We’re calling it 20 Questions. Over the next few weeks Tom Threlkeld and Mark Buterbaugh will debate questions relating to the Washington Redskins, as we head into training camp on July 24. The total number of those questions? You guessed it — 20. Today we cover who will be the starter at right tackle. Previous: Who will be...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Washington Redskins are going big on the offensive line

With each passing day, the Redskins offseason moves sink in a little more. In all, the team did well to address their special-teams unit, make a couple splashes at receiver, tend to gaps at linebacker and in the secondary and fortify a suspect pass rush. More than anything, though, they bolstered their offensive line. After a changing of the guard from Mike Shanahan to Jay Gruden...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins surprise cut #3: The end of the (O) line will not be a TyPo

This story submitted by Scott Hirsch For true Redskins’ fans, one of the most offensive parts of the Redskins is not the name but the play of the Offensive Line. Gruden basically  went so far as to say ‘calm down, folks!’ suggesting he may keep more starters than Trent Williams. The reality appears that Gruden is blaming poor Offensive Line play roughly as follows: 50% to...
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July 16, 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

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

Should Robert Griffin Sit or Play?

By now you probably know that Washington Redskins head coach [for now] Mike Shanahan announced during his Monday afternoon presser that he’s considering benching QB Robert Griffin III for the final three games because of fears for his health. A decision on this is expected today and indications are that Kirk Cousins will get the nod against Atlanta. Per to 2 people who have seen...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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