Washington Redskins Archive

Lineman sheds pounds, tight end adds 'em. Both report boost in performance.

RICHMOND With a late-season shoulder injury compounding a badly sprained ankle and knee, it was all Trent Williams could do to limp from one meeting room to the next last December at Redskins Park.

Redskins defense is running on new coach's energy

RICHMOND The Washington Redskins defense was among the most porous in the NFL last season. And while the team is still more than a month from putting this year's version to a real test under new defensive coordinator Joe Barry, the players are eager for the challenge. Almost to a man, they expect an influx of new talent and Barry's energetic style to make a difference.

Lawyer: Civil suit against Redskins linebacker Galette dropped

RICHMOND The lawyer for Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette says a civil suit against the player has been dismissed. Galette, 27, practiced in pads for the first time Monday, though he still avoided contact to protect a healing shoulder injury. He smiled broadly following the workout when the dismissal of the civil suit was raised.

General manager looks for right kind of fight in Redskins

RICHMOND Scot McCloughan sounded the theme of toughness almost from the moment he was introduced in January as the Washington Redskins' general manager. Charged with rebuilding the roster of an NFL team that has won just seven games in two years - and finished last in the NFC East six of the past seven years - McCloughan concluded that the Redskins needed to get bigger.

Brawl erupts during Redskins-Texans camp practice

RICHMOND The joint portion of the final practice involving the Washington Redskins and Houston Texans came to an end Saturday when a series of fights broke out.

Rookie wide receiver impresses coaches, teammates at Redskins' training camp

RICHMOND One of the smallest players at the Washington Redskins' training camp is having one of the biggest impacts on the team. Jamison Crowder, a 5-foot-8 wide receiver drafted in the fourth round out of Duke, is winning praise for getting open and making plays.

Ex-U.Va. player, rookie shore up Redskins offensive line

RICHMOND The rebuilding of the right side of the Washington Redskins' offensive line has taken an interesting turn. While many expected first-round draft choice Brandon Scherff from Iowa to be the starting right tackle, the last two days have seen him lining up with the starters, but at right guard, with Morgan Moses alongside at right tackle.

Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson sprains right shoulder

RICHMOND Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says wide receiver DeSean Jackson will miss 1-2 weeks after spraining the acromioclavicular joint in his right shoulder. Gruden says Jackson was hurt Thursday when he landed on the shoulder after catching a pass during a joint workout with the Houston Texans.

Overworked. Underpaid. Alfred Morris isn't worried

RICHMOND Call up a list of NFL running backs who have topped 3,900 yards in their first three seasons, and you'll be confronted with greatness. There's Eric Dickerson and Earl Campbell, LaDainian Tomlinson and Emmitt Smith, Eddie George and Ottis Anderson, Terrell Davis and Adrian Peterson, Barry Sanders and Walter Payton.

No. 4 on depth chart, Amerson aims to make good 2nd impression

RICHMOND With cornerback Chris Culliver getting a veteran's day off on Day 5 of Redskins training camp, and Bashaud Breeland sidelined by injury, David Amerson got the opportunity he'd been waiting for.

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