Redskins repeatedly having problems running ball, tackling

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) They are a couple of oft-repeated refrains in this latest mediocre season for the Washington Redskins: Why can't the team's offense run the ball? Why can't its defense seem to tackle properly? And, starting Sunday against the visiting New York Giants, if the rest of Washington's games are going to be competitive - indeed, if they are going to matter much at all...
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Redskins' Trent Williams hopes to play this Sunday

Redskins left tackle Trent Williams is hoping to play through an injury and suit up in Week 12. Jeff Hanisch USA TODAY SportsWashington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams left Sunday's Week 11 loss against the Carolina Panthers with a knee injury, but he believes that he can make it back for Week 12.“It hurt, it hurt a lot,” Williams told reporters after the game of his injury...
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Josh Norman is not afraid of Redskins left tackle Trent Williams

Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman is not scared of Redskins left tackle Trent Williams. Bob Donnan USA TODAY SportsIn the Washington Redskins' Week 11 loss to the Carolina Panthers, left tackle Trent Williams and Panthers cornerback Josh Norman could be seen mixing it up. Despite the size difference, Norman claimed that Williams was the lucky one that there were referees to...
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Washington Redskins' Injury Updates

(photo cred:    OT Trent Williams will be day to day with a knee patellar contusion. RB Alfred Morris will be day to day after aggravating a previous rib injury. TE Jordan Reed suffered an MCL sprain vs Carolina, but was able to return to the game. RB Chris Thompson went through concussion protocol and has been cleared. CB Dashazor Everette is...
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Redskins' Trent Williams on injury: 'It hurt a lot'

Redskins left tackle Trent Williams suffered an injury in Week 11, but he hopes to play in Week 12. Jeremy Brevard USA TODAY SportsWashington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams injured his left knee in Sunday’s Week 11 44-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers, and although he’s not yet sure how serious the injury is, the team is worried.Williams limped off to the sidelines after...
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Struggling Skins ground game looks to get going vs. Saints

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams says his team's struggling running game means it can't afford to take a struggling New Orleans Saints defense lightly. ''It's not like we're saying, `All right, they're sorry against the run,''' the Pro Bowler said Thursday. ''Sometimes stats can be deceiving. It's all about a case-to-case basis. They might defend...
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Trent Williams on Jordan Reed: ‘He’s the Best Receiving Tight End I’ve Seen’

Kirk Cousins will receive majority of the praise for his 33 of 40, 317 yards and three touchdown performance during the Redskins’ 31-30 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but the unsung hero was tight end Jordan Reed. Reed playing in his first game after missing the previous two due to a concusion, recorded game-high 11 receptions for 72 yards and two touchdowns, including the...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' Jordan Reed and Trent Williams cleared to play

Two of the Redskins' best offensive players will return to action in Week 7. Geoff Burke Getty ImagesThe Washington Redskins have been without tight end Jordan Reed (concussion) for the last two games and left tackle Trent Williams (concussion) for one game, but according to the Washington Post, both players have received final clearance to play in Week 7.The Redskins will welcome...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' Williams and Reed Return to Practice

(Photo:  OT Trent Williams and TE Jordan Reed returned to practice today as limited participants after both suffering concussions. RB Matt Jones (toe), Safety Trenton Robinson (ankle), CB Baushaud Breeland (knee) and Tackle Ty Nsekhe were full participants.CB Chris Culliver (Knee), CB DeAngelo Hall (Toe), DE Jason Hatcher (knee), WR DeSean Jackson (Hamstring...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' Trent Williams, Reed return to limited practice

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Redskins left tackle Trent Williams and tight end Jordan Reed have returned to limited practice as they go through the NFL's concussion protocol. Coach Jay Gruden says neither player has been cleared for contact, and both will visit an independent neurologist later in the week. Gruden also expects wide receiver DeSean Jackson to be out for Washington's game against...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Washington Redskins

Redskins without LT Williams, C Lichtensteiger against NY ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams will miss Sunday's game at New York with a concussion, part of a long ... Washington offensive line faces worst-case scenario Sunday ASHBURN — Washington will have a combined 14 games of NFL starting experience on its offensive line this...
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Redskins without LT Williams, C Lichtensteiger against Jets

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams will miss Sunday's game at the New York Jets with a concussion, part of a long list of injuries for the team. Washington coach Jay Gruden said Friday that his offensive line also will be without center Kory Lichtensteiger, who has shoulder and finger injuries. Ty Nsekhe will be at left tackle against the Jets...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' Trent Williams hopes to play through neck and spine pain

Trent Williams has been playing through a lot of pain in 2015. Geoff Burke USA TODAY SportsWashington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams is dealing with pain in his neck and spine, but you wouldn't know about it unless you asked him.At some point during the Redskins' Week 5 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, he injured his neck -- he did not leave the game. The discomfort hasn't gone...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins announce team captains

The Washington Redskins announced their 2015 team captains today.  The team captains are: OFFENSE:  RT Trent Williams DEFENSE:  S Dashon Goldson SPECIAL TEAMS:  P Tress Way Williams was the 4th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.  He has been to three Pro Bowls, has missed only one game over the past three season, despite nagging injuries, and is fresh off a newly inked five...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins skip Robert Griffin III in jersey countdown

Just when you thought their relationship Robert Griffin III couldn’t get any stranger, the Washington Redskins found a new way to ostracize their former starting quarterback.  The Redskins have been running a series of social media posts this offseason using players’ jersey numbers to count down the days remaining until kickoff.  Nothing about the gimmick was particularly...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Make Trent Williams the Highest Paid Tackle

Washington Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan has kept a promise he made when he was hired — to keep the team’s core players. Earlier this offseason, the Skins inked OLB Ryan Kerrigan, the team’s best defensive player, to a 5-year extension making him the NFL’s third-highest paid outside linebacker. Today, the Skins signed a contract extension with LT Trent Williams...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' Trent Williams tweets he's agreed to new contract

BALTIMORE (AP) Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams says he has agreed to a new contract. A few hours before the Redskins' game at the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday, Williams tweeted: ''Happy to announce I will be a redskin for the next 5 years. This is a dream come true.'' The team and Williams' agent did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Williams' announcement...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins sign tackle to biggest guaranteed deal in position history

On Saturday, Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams became a very rich man. #Redskins made LT Trent Williams the highest paid T in history. $13.2M avg. $43.25M in guarantees. $32M at signing, per agent Vincent Taylor — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 29, 2015   That’s $66 million, you’re keeping count. And of course, when you’re suddenly $32 million richer...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Trent Williams signs $66 million contract extension

Trent Williams is getting paid. The former Oklahoma Sooner agreed to a five-year, $66 million contract extension with the Washington Redskins. Williams is getting $43.25 million guaranteed, including $32 million at signing, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. #Redskins made LT Trent Williams the highest paid T in history. $13.2M avg. $43.25M in guarantees. $32M at signing...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign LT Trent Williams To 5-Year, $66M Extension

The Washington Redskins and LT Trent Williams have reached an agreement on a five-year, $66M extension, according to Ian Rapoport. Williams, 26, is in the final year of his six-year, $60 million contract that included $36.75 million guaranteed. He’ll make a base salary of $10.25 million for the 2015 season to go along with a cap figure of $13.7 million. In ... ...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: RG3 is disliked by several of his offensive linemen

    Robert Griffin III took one heck of a beating in a preseason win over the Detroit Lions last week, and a lot of that had to do with poor offensive line play. However, many of the hits were the result of Griffin not calling the right protections or being indecisive on his feet. During his press conference on Thursday, RG3 indicated that the entire Washington Redskins team...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins & LT Trent Williams Still “Far Apart” In Extension Talks

According to Rich Tandler of CSN Mid Atlantic, the Redskins and LT Trent Williams are “far apart” in contract negotiations to the point where it appears likely that a deal will not get done before the start of the season. Williams told reporters earlier in the week that he’s really not overly concerned about the situation. ... The post Redskins &...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Trent Williams and David Amerson return to Redskins practice

The Washington Redskins finally got some good news on the injury front. Left tackle Trent Williams and cornerback David Amerson returned to practice on Sunday.Williams is one of the NFL's best lef tackles and his task of protecting Robert Griffin III's blindside is key for the Redskins' offensive success overall. Williams feels quicker heading into the 2015 season after changing...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins position preview: offensive line

This is the offensive line edition of the 2015 Washington Redskins season preview series. This edition takes a look at the guys on the line of scrimmage, where the Skins struggled last year. What we know Washington has a solid player in the form of Trent Williams, who has been with the team for 5 years. A three-time Pro Bowler, Williams has experience that can aid the rest of the...
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' Trent Williams notes RG3's quicker release

Jay Gruden is not the only one buzzing about Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin's progress. Trent Williams, arguably the Redskins' best offensive player and Griffin's blindside protector, has been very impressed with what he's seen from Griffin so far in training camp.According to Liz Clarke of the Washington Post, Griffin capped off an excellent two-minute drill to end...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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