The Insider: John Potter


Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Kai Forbath 'feels good' and expects to kick Sunday

Redskins kicker Kai Forbath said that the strained groin that sidelined him for three games now "feels good," and that he expects to play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.

By Mike Jones  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, John Potter, Kai Forbath, special teams

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson participate in Redskins' practice

Four-game suspensions expired for the defensive line and reserve linebacker, and the team released kicker John Potter and defensive end Phillip Merling.

By Mark Maske  |  02:02 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, John Potter, outside linebackers, Rob Jackson, special teams, suspensions

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Forbath and Reed out, Davis in for Redskins vs. Raiders

Rookie tight end Jordan Reed and starting place kicker Kai Forbath both will miss the Washington Redskins game against the Oakland Raiders. Meanwhile, tight end Fred Davis will play after missing the last game with a sprained ankle.

By Mike Jones  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, inactives, John Potter, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, Redskins vs. Raiders

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 09/27/2013

John Potter approaching Sunday as if he will kick

On his approach for the week, Potter said, “I just assume I’m going to be the kicker and I treat it that way every day working, kicking, working out. That’s just life as NFL kicker. You just treat every day like you’re going to be the starting guy.”

By Mike Jones  |  10:03 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Potter

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Kai Forbath hopeful for Redskins’ game at Oakland

Redskins place kicker Kai Forbath said his injured groin continues to heal, but isn’t yet 100 percent.

By Mike Jones  |  03:47 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Potter, Kai Forbath, special teams

Posted at 08:16 PM ET, 09/22/2013

Shanahan: Going for field goal over touchdown kept hopes alive

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that he settled for a field goal within the final two minutes of play rather than going for a touchdown on fourth-and-goal from the Detroit 3-yard line so his team could have a chance to even remain in the game.

By Mike Jones  |  08:16 PM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Potter, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Lions, Week 3

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/22/2013

Fred Davis, Kai Forbath inactive for Redskins

Brandon Meriweather is active. Logan Paulsen is scheduled to start for Davis at tight end.

By Mark Maske  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Fred Davis, inactives, John Potter, Kai Forbath, Redskins vs. Lions, Week 3

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Redskins might use two kickers against Lions

John Potter could be retained as a kickoff specialist while Kai Forbath might handle field goals if his groin injury heals sufficiently.

By Mark Maske  |  05:52 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, John Potter, Kai Forbath, Kedric Golston, Redskins vs. Lions, special teams, Week 3

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Kai Forbath says his injured groin muscle is improving

But Redskins kicker won’t test his injury in practice until Friday.

By Mark Maske  |  12:46 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Potter, Kai Forbath, Redskins vs. Lions, special teams

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 09/14/2013

Pat White released by Redskins

The quarterback is let go to make room on the roster for place kicker John Potter, who could be called on to fill in for the injured Kai Forbath on Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  02:49 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Potter, Kai Forbath, Pat White, Redskins Roster, Roster

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 09/14/2013

PK John Potter signed by Redskins as insurance for Kai Forbath

The Redskins add insurance in the wake of an injury suffered Friday by Forbath, who is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game vs. the Packers.

By Mike Jones  |  12:17 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, John Potter, Kai Forbath, place kickers, Redskins injuries, Redskins-Packers