The Insider: Jim Haslett


Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Familarity, diversity key elements of Jay Gruden’s coaching staff

Jay Gruden wanted to find coaches he had worked with in the past, and others from a wide range of backgrounds.

By Mike Jones  |  01:47 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Kotwica, Brian Baker, Chris Foerster, coaches, Ike Hilliard, Jacob Burney, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, Kirk Olivadotti, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Redskins plan to use ‘new toy’ Hatcher in a variety of ways

Defensive lineman Jason Hatcher will not be restricted to just one position.

By Mike Jones  |  07:30 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brian Orakpo, Chris Baker, defensive line, Jason Hatcher, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, pass rush, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Haslett welcomes fresh start, stresses need to re-sign Orakpo and others

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett expressed optimism about the direction of the franchise and its ability to quickly rebound.

By Mike Jones  |  06:25 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Defense, Free agents, Jim Haslett, Senior Bowl

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Redskins mailbag: Salary cap, Gruden’s hires and roster needs

Jay Gruden is putting the finishing touches on his coaching staff, and this week is devoting much of his efforts to installing the offense with coordinator Sean McVay.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Foerster, coaches, Free agents, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, Mailbag, Robert Griffin III, Roster, Salary cap

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Redskins will retain Jim Haslett at defensive coordinator [updated]

By Mark Maske  |  02:40 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, Redskins

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Redskins confirm they’re retaining Raheem Morris as secondary coach

Team also announces that it’s keeping Jacob Burney as defensive line coach and has hired Kirk Olivadotti as inside linebackers coach.

By Mark Maske  |  04:28 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Jacob Burney, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, Kirk Olivadotti, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Guenther’s status uncertain with Zimmer ‘looking good’ to land Vikings job

If Zimmer winds up with the Vikings, that likely would lead to Bengals linebackers coach Paul Guenther replacing him as Cincinnati’s defensive coordinator.

By Mike Jones  |  10:10 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Kotwica, Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, Mike Zimmer, Minnesota Vikings, Paul Guenther, Raheem Morris

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Redskins mailbag: Jay Gruden’s staff, to-do list and more . . .

Mike Jones answers readers’ questions as the Redskins try to fill out a coaching staff and reshape the roster to Jay Gruden’s liking.

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Chris Chester, Daniel Snyder, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, josh leribeus, Kory Lichtensteiger, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 08:38 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Jim Haslett, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay still thought to be staying with Redskins

Coach Jay Gruden wouldn’t commit to that Thursday but sources say all three remain in line to be on Gruden’s staff.

By By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  08:38 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Jay Gruden envisions the Redskins sticking with the 3-4 defense

Gruden on the defense: “This team is built for the 3-4. They’ve been a 3-4 for a while and I love the 3-4.”

By Mike Jones  |  10:03 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jay Gruden; Jim Haslett; Redskins

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Gruden does not commit to retaining Haslett, Morris and McVay

Though Jim Haslett, Raheem Morris and Sean McVay are members of the Redskins coaching staff and are expected to be retained, new head coach Jay Gruden would not commit to that in his first news conference.

By Mark Maske  |  05:55 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, coaching search 2014, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, news conferences, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Ties to Allen, Redskins coaches helped convince Jay Gruden to take job

Past relationships with Bruce Allen and coaches on the Washington staff helped sway Gruden to take the job.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  12:09 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, coaching search 2014, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Jay Gruden expected to retain Jim Haslett, Raheem Morris; Sean McVay will be offensive coordinator [updated]

Jay Gruden will retain Jim Haslett and Raheem Morris. Sean McVay will be offensive coordinator.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  09:48 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, coaching search 2014, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, poll, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 12/30/2013

Haslett, Morris among six Shanahan assistants retained, for now [updated]

Many of Mike Shanahan’s assistants were fired Monday, but six of them remain in limbo and will have their fates decided by the next head coach.

By Mike Jones  |  03:45 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan, Raheem Morris

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 12/26/2013

Kyle Shanahan, Jim Haslett focus on what they can control

Kyle Shanahan and Jim Haslett acknowledge uncertainty of future but focus on what they can control.

By Mike Jones  |  05:15 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Redskins vs. Giants, video, Week 17

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 12/26/2013

Orakpo misses practice with groin injury

Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo missed Thursday’s practice with the groin injury that he suffered in last Sunday’s game.

By Mike Jones  |  02:55 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Injuries, Jim Haslett, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Giants, video, Week 17

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/24/2013

Redskins mailbag: Shanahan’s future, Cousins’s potential and more

In today’s mail bag, we tackle questions on Mike Shanahan’s future, Kirk Cousins’ potential, and how things could shake out in the front office.

By Mike Jones  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Front office, Jim Haslett, Kirk Cousins, Mailbag, Week 17

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 12/16/2013

Mike Shanahan reiterates he won’t resign, will meet with Daniel Snyder after season to determine future with team

Redskins coach addresses his job status, media leaks a day after declining to do so and cutting short his postgame news conference in Atlanta.

By Mark Maske  |  06:37 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Daniel Snyder, Gary Kubiak, Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan, video, Week 16

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 12/05/2013

London Fletcher on course to play 253rd straight game

Linebacker practices fully Thursday after suffering sprained left ankle late in Giants game and being limited in Wednesday’s practice.

By Mark Maske  |  04:00 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Jim Haslett, London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Chiefs, Week 14

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Andy Reid, Chiefs come to town with 3-0 record vs. NFC East

The Washington Redskins on Sunday welcome to town a familiar face in Andy Reid, and a Kansas City Chiefs team that has made a dramatic turnaround from 2-14 last season to 9-3 in Reid’s first season at the helm.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Kansas City Chiefs, NFC East, Redskins vs. Chiefs, Week 14

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Redskins had ‘a blown assignment’ on McCoy’s catch vs. Kerrigan, Haslett says

Defensive coordinator also says he was pleased with efforts against Adrian Peterson and LeSean McCoy but Frank Gore, who’s up next, is a different type of runner.

By Mark Maske  |  02:58 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, London Fletcher, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Eagles, Ryan Kerrigan, Week 11, Week 12

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Redskins mailbag: RGIII’s mechanics, play-calling and defensive needs

Readers ask Mike Jones about the quarterback’s throwing motion, his development and the line and play-calling that supports him, and more.

By Mike Jones  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Salary cap, Week 12

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Haslett believes Redskins have another 7-0 run in them

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett has confidence that Washington can pull off another 7-0 run, if it can put complete games together.

By Mike Jones  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, poll, Redskins vs. Eagles, video, Week 11

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Jim Haslett: ‘There’s a lot to learn’ from Redskins’ Week 1 loss to Eagles

The rematch comes Sunday in Philadelphia after the Eagles won on opening night at FedEx Field.

By Mark Maske  |  01:16 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Defense, Jim Haslett, NFC East, Redskins vs. Eagles, video, Week 1, Week 11

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Jim Haslett says Richie Incognito was ‘a good guy, for the most part’ in St. Louis

Redskins defensive coordinator was the interim head coach of the Rams in 2008 when the controversial guard played for that team.

By Mark Maske  |  02:06 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Miami Dolphins, st. louis rams

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Bacarri Rambo impresses Redskins coaches in return to action

Rookie free safety Bacarri Rambo had a performance Sunday that drew praise from his head coach and defensive coordinator.

By Mike Jones  |  03:19 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Jim Haslett, jose gumbs, Mike Shanahan, Safeties

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Haslett defends Orakpo’s production

Defensive coordinator says linebacker is drawing plenty of blocking attention from opposing offenses.

By Mark Maske  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Jim Haslett

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Redskins mailbag: Trade deadline, passing game woes and more

Mike Jones tackles readers’ questions on what Washington might do at the trade deadline, why the Redskins abandoned the run and why Aldrick Robinson doesn’t return kicks.

By Mike Jones  |  12:26 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Fred Davis, Jim Haslett, Mailbag, Robert Griffin III, special teams, Tanard Jackson, tight ends, trades, Week 9, Wide Receivers

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Haslett confident in remaining safeties in patchwork secondary

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett acknowledges the limitations that he faces in his secondary.

By Mike Jones  |  01:50 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Broncos, Safeties

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Haslett’s defense prepares for an improved Jay Cutler

As he enters his eighth NFL season and fifth with the Chicago Bears, quarterback Jay Cutler has gotten off to one of the best starts in his career.

By Mike Jones  |  01:03 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Bears, Week 7

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/17/2013

Defensive players pleased with progress

The defense is being credited with having its best game of the season in Sunday night’s loss at Dallas.

By Mark Maske  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Defense, Jim Haslett, Secondary

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Redskins mailbag: Who deserves the blame for the 1-4 start?

In this week’s mailbag, we begin to play the blame game as most of your questions centered on which coaches and players should be held responsible for the 1-4 start?

By Mike Jones  |  12:07 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, coaches, Jarvis Jenkins, Jim Haslett, Keith Burns, Kyle Shanahan, Mailbag, Offensive line, special teams

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 10/10/2013

The Outsider: Reviewing the Redskins' blitzes against Tony Romo and the Cowboys

Washington employed a handful of blitzes to force the Dallas quarterback to rush throws the last time the teams met. The Outsider takes a closer look at them.

By Mark Bullock  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blitz packages, Defense, Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Cowboys, The Outsider

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Mailbag: Trade possibilities, safeties and defensive packages

Mike Jones answers questions about safety prospects from the Bills' Jairus Byrd to undrafted Jose Gumbs, plus punter Sav Rocca and Jim Haslett's defensive packages.

By Mike Jones  |  12:33 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, jose gumbs, Mailbag, Robert Griffin III, Safeties, special teams, Tanard Jackson

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Jim Haslett: Barry Cofield establishing himself as best nose tackle in the NFL

Now in his third season as the centerpiece of the Redskins’ 3-4 defensive front, nose tackle has gotten off to a strong start.

By Mike Jones  |  12:31 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Jim Haslett

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Mailbag: Illegal formation, tackling techniques and Roy Helu Jr.'s opportunities

Mike Jones answers readers' questions on illegal formations, tackling technique, Roy Helu Jr.'s touches, Tanard Jackson and more.

By Mike Jones  |  10:43 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Chase Minnifield, Jim Haslett, Kirk Cousins, London Fletcher, Mailbag, Robert Griffin III, Roy Helu Jr., Tanard Jackson

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Haslett remains confident in Rambo’s potential

Although confident that the sixth-round pick can develop into a good NFL player, Jim Haslett didn’t commit to playing the rookie for this week’s game.

By Mike Jones  |  03:07 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Jim Haslett, Safeties

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Redskins have been creative on defense, without success so far

The starting secondary against the Lions featured three cornerbacks and only one safety.

By Mark Maske  |  11:36 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  0-3, cornerbacks, Defense, Jim Haslett, Josh Wilson, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Barry Cofield says defense ‘isn’t playing well enough to win right now’

The Redskins have allowed the most yards in a season’s first three games by an NFL team since 1966, according to Elias.

By Mark Maske  |  03:02 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  0-3, barry cofield, Defense, Jim Haslett

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Orakpo and Kerrigan playing well, Haslett says

Outside-linebacker duo totaled three sacks last Sunday in Green Bay.

By Mark Maske  |  02:31 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Defense, Jim Haslett, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Haslett accepts blame, expresses confidence in players

The coordinator says the Redskins have enough talent, and if they can stop the run, they can fix the defensive issues.

By Mike Jones  |  01:48 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Lions, Week 3

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Haslett bristles at questions about Monday’s defensive performance

The defensive coordinator didn’t want to talk about the failures in the Eagles game, and praised the play of E.J. Biggers, a cornerback who started at safety.

By Mark Maske  |  04:32 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Jim Haslett, news conferences, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Packers

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Packers’ McCarthy, Redskins’ Haslett meet again

When Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett coaches his unit against the offense of the Packers offense, he will match wits with Green Bay head coach and play caller Mike McCarthy.

By Mike Jones  |  04:06 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Packers, Week 2

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Jim Haslett remains high on rookie defensive backs

With three preseason games worth of film on his pair of rookie defensive backs, cornerback David Amerson and free safety Bacarri Rambo, Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett remains encouraged.

By Mike Jones  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, David Amerson, defensive backs, Jim Haslett

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 01:32 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Jim Haslett 'excited' about seeing Brandon Meriweather in action

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said he's "excited" to see strong safety Brandon Meriweather take his first football snaps since Nov. 18, when Washington closes out the preseason against Tampa Bay on Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  01:32 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Jim Haslett, preseason, safety

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Jim Haslett will try view from above again for Redskins-Bills preseason game on Saturday

Defensive coordinator plans to coach against Bills from the coaches' booth in the press box, then make a decision later about whether to stay there or return to the sideline for regular season games.

By Mark Maske  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett, preseason

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/21/2013

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett experimenting with view from the box

For the first time in his coaching career, Haslett was not on the sideline for a game during Monday night's preseason game between the Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers.

By Mike Jones  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 08/18/2013

Jim Haslett hopeful Redskins' defense can withstand early-season test of its depth

Backup linebacker Keenan Robinson is hurt, while defensive end Jarvis Jenkins and reserve linebacker Rob Jackson are suspended from the first four games of the season.

By Mark Maske  |  08:03 AM ET, 08/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett, Redskins defense

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 08/15/2013

Haslett says Redskins have 'looked at endless film on Oregon' to ready for Chip Kelly's offense

Eagles' up-tempo offensive approach presents challenge for season opener.

By Mark Maske  |  02:02 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, defensive philosophy, Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 08/14/2013

Ryan Kerrigan takes on new role in certain pass-rushing packages

Jim Haslett has come up with a way to get linebackers Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan and Brandon Jenkins on the field at the same time.

By Mike Jones  |  10:33 AM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Linebackers, outside linebackers, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Haslett sings praises of three rookie defensive backs

The Redskins defensive coordinator says David Amerson, Phillip Thomas and Baccari Rambo are developing, and with "more time on the grass" will contribute, and possibly start.

By Mike Jones  |  12:03 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Defense, Jim Haslett, minicamp, Rookies, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 06/12/2013

At the podium: Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett addresses the press. Here's a tweet-heavy thread for you to talk about what's being said.

By Keith McMillan  |  09:51 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, minicamp, news conferences

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Kyle Shanahan 'definitely' interested in head coach gigs; Jim Haslett expects Super Bowl ring in Washington

Redskins coordinators' careers may be headed in different directions

By Mike Jones  |  04:14 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Coaching vacancies, Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Redskins coordinators

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 01/01/2013

Jim Haslett could draw interest for NFL head coach opening

The Redskins' defensive coordinator has earned praise for holding the unit together and finding ways for it to contribute to the team's current seven-game winning streak.

By Mark Maske  |  04:57 PM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Jim Haslett hopes one-on-one meetings with defensive backs sparks improvement

Searching for a cure to his struggling defense, Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and his assistants met with members of the secondary one-on-one during the bye week and discussed their shortcomings to date.

By Mike Jones  |  02:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett, Redskins defense

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Jim Haslett, other coaches are safe through bye week, Shanahan says [this post has been updated]

Head coach says there will be no staff changes during the upcoming bye week.

By Mark Maske  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 10/30/2012

Mike Shanahan: Redskins could be 5-3 if not for injuries on defense

For a second straight year, the Redskins are 3-5 at the halfway point of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  10:47 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Mike Shanahan, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Jim Haslett dislikes ‘bend but don’t break’ description of defense

The Redskins allowed the Vikings 421 yards but was tough in the red zone

By Mike Jones  |  02:16 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Jim Haslett continues experimenting as defense tries to overcome injuries

Defensive coordinator searches for answers to problems the Redskins didn't expect.

By Mike Jones  |  03:06 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett takes the blame for Bengals’ Wildcat TD pass

Redskins' defense wasn't properly aligned on the play.

By Mike Jones  |  01:42 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Redeskins defense, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Redskins vs. Bengals: Fans’ takes on Sunday’s matchup

In Friday's free-for-all, the Opening Kick talks with two Bengals fans, and gets a three-point breakdown from a Redskins fan on what needs to happen on Sunday.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:41 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Dalton, Bengals vs. Redskins, Brandon Banks, Cincinnati Bengals, Danny Smith, Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Opening kick, Pacman Jones, Redskins-Bengals, Sav Rocca, Taylor Mays, Week 3

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012

The Bengals are beatable, but could be trouble

In looking at the Bengals, there appears a team that's solid but not spectacular. It's one the Redskins could be, but only if they play well.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Bengals vs. Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, Jim Haslett, Opening kick, punt coverage, Week 3

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 09/10/2012

What was real, and what was a mirage against the Saints?

What did we see against the Saints that looks sustainable, and what was remarkably fortunate it went the Redskins' way?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:58 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Jim Haslett, New Orleans Saints, Opening kick, RGIII, Week 1

Posted at 08:18 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Jim Haslett praises Redskins’ pass coverage vs. Saints

After struggling throughout the preseason, the cornerback Cedric Griffin turned in a strong effort with three tackles, two pass breakups and a forced fumble against the Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  08:18 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cedric Griffin, defensive backs, Jim Haslett, Redskins-Saints