The Insider: Darryl Tapp


Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/18/2014

Offseason question: Should the Redskins re-sign Jackson and Tapp?

The Redskins have made it clear that they intend to re-sign top pass-rusher Brian Orakpo, but he’s not the only outside linebacker that the Redskins must make a decision on this offseason.

By Mike Jones  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darryl Tapp, free agency, offseason questions, Rob Jackson

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Where to begin rebuilding Redskins: Defense, position by position

Mark Bullock takes a look at who from the defense should stay or be upgraded or replaced, regardless of if the Redskins run a 3-4, 4-3 or hybrid system.

By Mark Bullock  |  01:59 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, barry cofield, brandon jenkins, Brandon Meriweather, Brian Orakpo, Chris Baker, cornerbacks, Darryl Tapp, David Amerson, DeAngelo Hall, Defense, defensive line, EJ Biggers, inside linebackers, Jarvis Jenkins, Josh Wilson, Nick Barnett, outside linebackers, Perry Riley, Reed Doughty, Rob Jackson, Ryan Kerrigan, Safeties, Stephen Bowen, The Outsider, Week 17

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 12/15/2013

Redskins inactives: Rambo is out, Meriweather, Young to play

Redskins rookie safety Bacarri Rambo is inactive after seven consecutive games of action. Meanwhile, tight end Jordan Reed and Robert Griffin III also are inactive, as expected.

By Mike Jones  |  11:48 AM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baccari Rambo, brandon jenkins, Chase Minnifield, Darryl Tapp, inactives, Jordan Reed, josh leribeus, Redskins vs. Falcons, Robert Griffin III, Week 15

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 11/03/2013

Fred Davis on Redskins’ inactive list again

Tight end is de-activated for a third straight game.

By Mark Maske  |  11:56 AM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Thompson, Darryl Tapp, Fred Davis, inactives, jose gumbs, josh leribeus, Redskins vs. Chargers, Week 9

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Haslett taking advantage of improved pass-rusher depth

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett last Saturday unveiled another wrinkle in his pass-rushing packages when he went with six linebackers in some third-down situations to take advantage of a dearth of talent at that position.

By Mike Jones  |  08:33 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Darryl Tapp, Defense, Jim Haslett, Linebackers, outside linebackers, pass rush, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 08/22/2013

(Not-so) bold predictions for Redskins vs. Bills

An amusing clip of the Post Sports Live columnists getting called out for not making bold predictions ... and then one gets bold.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:34 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Darryl Tapp, outside linebackers, Post Sports Live, preseason, Rob Jackson, Roy Helu Jr., Ryan Kerrigan, video

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Darryl Tapp adjusting to new role in opportunity with boyhood team

As a free agent, Darryl Tapp expected to draw interest from teams looking for a defensive end, but when his favorite team came calling, even a position switch couldn't make him say no.

By Mike Jones  |  02:41 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darryl Tapp, outside linebackers, Training camp

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Redskins sign former Eagle DE Darryl Tapp

Seven-year veteran probably will be switched to outside linebacker

By Mike Jones  |  04:44 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darryl Tapp, Redskins, Redskins defense, Redskins' free agents