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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 [...]
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...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Linebacker Rob Jackson Makes the Best Tackle of the Preseason

When you are about to serve a four game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy and your team is primed to have one of its best seasons in recent history you need to do something to make an impression on people. The kind of thing that will make opponents go 'daaaammmnnnn!' and your teammates glad to have you back when your suspension is over. Redskins linebacker...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins LB tackles two Bucs on sack

During Thursday’s preseason finale between the Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ‘Skins linebacker Rob Jackson sacked Bucs quarterback Mike Glennon. But before doing so, he had to deal with Mike Remmers, whose attempt at holding Jackson back from his coveted QB prize proved futile, as Jackson simply imposed his will on the lineman, pushing […]The post Redskins linebacker...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rob Jackson is Frustrated About his Suspension, but Ready to Focus on Football

Washington Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson said the situation that led to him being suspended for four games to start the 2013 season was highly frustrating, but Jackson is focused on moving forward with football and making the biggest impact he possibly can for the Redskins. It was learned during the offseason that Jackson had...
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Rob Jackson impresses teammates

In practice the past three seasons, outside linebacker Rob Jackson has impressed teammates with his pass-rushing skills. And Jackson recorded his first career sack in Sunday's 20-17 Redskins victory in overtime against the Jacksonville Jaguars. His teammates were not surprised. "He took advantage of his opportunity," inside linebacker and defensive co-captain London Fletcher said...
Via The Insider
December 28, 2010  |  Discuss

Rob Jackson will start at linebacker Sunday against Jaguars

Less than a week after being elevated from the practice squad to the active 53-man roster, linebacker Rob Jackson will find himself in the starting lineup Sunday. Jackson, a third-year pro taken by the Redskins in the seventh round of the 2008 draft, had been on the practice squad all season, but he was told by Mike Shanahan on Monday that he would get his first NFL start in Jacksonville...
Via The Insider
December 24, 2010  |  Discuss

LB Rob Jackson to join active roster

The Redskins are expected to promote linebacker Rob Jackson to fill an opening on the active 53-man roster, a person familiar with the situation said Monday. Defensive lineman Phillip Daniels (abdomen injury) will miss the final two games of the season. He was assigned to the season-ending injured reserve. Washington selected Jackson in the seventh round (242 overall) of the 2008...
Via The Insider
December 20, 2010  |  Discuss

Rob Jackson cut, will be added to practice squad

Linebacker Rob Jackson has been released but will be added to the practice squad if he clears waivers, according to a source. Jackson was a seventh-round draft pick in 2008 out of Kansas State and played mostly defensive end in pass rushing situations. This season, he was among the players that moved to linebacker in the Redskins new 3-4 scheme but was behind Andre Carter and Lorenzo...
Via The Insider
September 04, 2010  |  Discuss

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