The Insider: Josh Morgan


Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Offseason question: Should the Redskins move on from Josh Morgan?

Morgan has lobbied for a new deal with his hometown team, but it remains to be seen if the Redskins share his interest.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, offseason questions

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 12/29/2013

Brian Orakpo, Josh Morgan among Redskins inactives vs. Giants

The Redskins will be without their top pass-rusher, linebacker Brian Orakpo, as they close out the season today. Wide receiver Josh Morgan is also inactive.

By Mike Jones  |  11:49 AM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Chase Minnifield, inactives, josh leribeus, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, Week 17

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Redskins players offer little reaction to RGIII demotion

Washington Redskins players took the switch from Robert Griffin III to Kirk Cousins in stride - at least publicly - on Wednesday and said that nothing changes in their approach for the next three games.

By Mike Jones  |  06:51 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, London Fletcher, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Falcons, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, Trent Williams, Week 15

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Redskins promote WR Lance Lewis to 53-man roster

The Redskins have promoted wide receiver Lance Lewis from their practice squad to their 53-man roster.

By Mike Jones  |  12:55 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Josh Morgan, Lance Lewis, Leonard Hankerson, practice squad, Roster, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Leonard Hankerson out for season; Morgan to start

Wide receiver needs surgery on LCL.

By Mike Jones  |  03:50 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E.J. Biggers, Injuries, Jordan Reed, jose gumbs, Josh Morgan, Josh Wilson, Leonard Hankerson, Redskins vs. 49ers, Stephen Bowen, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Fred Davis, Josh Morgan expect to dress Monday

With teammates at their positions injured, demoted wide receiver Josh Morgan and tight end Fred Davis could find themselves back in the mix next Monday .

By Mike Jones  |  03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. 49ers, tight ends, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Injury situation could leave Redskins relying on Fred Davis, Josh Morgan again

Tight end, wide receiver had been pushed aside in recent weeks but now Jordan Reed is being treated for a concussion and Leonard Hankerson is facing possible knee surgery.

By Mark Maske  |  03:25 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. 49ers, tight ends, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Josh Morgan’s comments ‘had nothing to do’ with de-activation, Shanahan says

Redskins coach says he remains confident in Morgan, who could return to the lineup now that Leonard Hankerson is hurt.

By Mark Maske  |  05:17 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inactives, Josh Morgan, Mike Shanahan, Week 11, Wide Receivers

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 11/17/2013

Morgan told not to speak following Sunday’s benching

Wide receiver Josh Morgan declined to comment on his inactivity during Sunday’s game against the Eagles.

By Mike Jones  |  07:23 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Josh Morgan inactive for Redskins vs. Eagles

Wide receiver Josh Morgan will be inactive for today’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The move marks a further descent for the sixth-year veteran, who last season signed with his hometown Redskins as a free agent.

By Mike Jones  |  11:43 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Chris Neild, Fred Davis, inactives, jose gumbs, josh leribeus, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. Eagles, Rex Grossman, Week 11

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Josh Morgan: ‘I know I didn’t do anything to lose my job’

Kyle Shanahan says Leonard Hankerson earned his increased role with his practice-field play.

By Mark Maske  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Week 11, wide recievers

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

Redskins mailbag: Mike Shanahan’s future and more

Mike Jones tackles questions on Mike Shanahan’s future, the salary cap, silly penalties, Nick Williams’s role, Adam Carriker’s recovery, London Fletcher’s demise, Kyle Shanahan’s fit for University of Texas and more.

By Mike Jones  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, Daniel Snyder, Josh Morgan, London Fletcher, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Nick Williams, Salary cap, special teams, tight ends, Week 11

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Redskins vs. Vikings: Five story lines to follow Thursday night

FIVE STORY LINES | The Redskins didn’t have much time to prep for Thursday night’s game vs. Vikings.

By Mike Jones  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Josh Morgan, Kai Forbath, London Fletcher, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Vikings, Robert Griffin III, story lines, Week 10

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Morgan trying to stay ready despite drastically reduced role

A year after serving as the Redskins’ No. 2 wide receiver, Josh Morgan has seen his role change drastically.

By Mike Jones  |  02:03 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. Chargers, Week 9, wide recievers

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 10/30/2013

How the Redskins set up a key play in the Broncos game

Although the play was ultimately unsuccessful, Mark Bullock shows how the Redskins used a staple of their offense even after the Broncos wouldn’t bite on it at first.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:17 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Alfred Morris, Josh Morgan, Kyle Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Broncos, The Outsider

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson are active for the Redskins

Bacarri Rambo, Chris Thompson are on the inactive list for the game against the Cowboys.

By Mark Maske  |  07:25 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Chris Thompson, inactives, Jarvis Jenkins, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Josh Morgan not complaining about reduced role

But Redskins wide receiver says he is healthy and capable of contributing when given chances.

By Mark Maske  |  10:31 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  0-3, Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, Wide Receivers

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Hankerson might be pulling away from Morgan

After receiving a relatively even allotment of playing time in each of the Washington Redskins’ first two games of the season as they split time at the ‘Z’ receiver spot, Leonard Hankerson and Josh Morgan on Sunday saw their snap counts trend in opposite directions.

By Mike Jones  |  07:01 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, position battles, Wide Receivers

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Redskins still experimenting with kick returners

Searching for a spark in their returns game with rookie Chris Thompson largely held in check, the Redskins gave wide receiver Josh Morgan a try in the second half of Sunday’s loss to the Detroit Lions.

By Mike Jones  |  02:32 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Thompson, Josh Morgan, Niles Paul, special teams

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Joshua Morgan’s mother safe after Navy Yard shooting

By Gene Wang  |  01:20 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 09/02/2013

Moss, Morgan join Thompson as punt returner candidates

Chris Thompson's touchdown in the preseason finale seemed to give him the job, but Redskins coach says Santana Moss and Josh Morgan also remain candidates.

By Mark Maske  |  06:46 PM ET, 09/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Thompson, Josh Morgan, Santana Moss, special teams

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Josh Morgan is recovering from three surgeries

Wide receiver had operations on his right ankle and both hands.

By Mike Jones  |  02:15 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 01/30/2013

WR Josh Morgan named Redskins' man of the year

Receiver says he was taught to give back

By Mike Jones  |  03:19 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Redskins, Redskins awards

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 01/19/2013

Redskins receiver Josh Morgan has surgery on right leg

Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan had surgery on his lower right leg on Friday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:16 AM ET, 01/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Josh Morgan

Posted at 01:48 AM ET, 12/04/2012

With straight faces (sort of), Redskins insist Griffin-to-Morgan touchdown wasn't a lucky play

It looked like a botched play and a major stroke of luck and it probably was. But Redskins aren't quite ready to admit it.

By Mike Jones  |  01:48 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fumble to touchdown, Josh Morgan, Redskins-Giants, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson help in areas besides pass catching

Washington Redskins wide receivers are becoming adept at blocking too, coach Mike Shanahan says.

By Mike Jones  |  02:35 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, Redskins receivers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson help in areas besides pass catching

Washington Redskins wide receivers are becoming adept at blocking too, coach Mike Shanahan says.

By Mike Jones  |  02:35 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, Redskins receivers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 09/21/2012

NFL fines Josh Morgan $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct penalty

The NFL fined Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan $7,875 for his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty late in last Sunday's loss at St. Louis.

By Mark Maske  |  05:03 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Josh Morgan received death threats after Sunday’s penalty

Wide receiver says, 'They treated me like Kyle Williams last year."

By Mark Maske  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Josh Morgan penalty, Redskins-Rams, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Mike Shanahan doesn’t plan to discipline Josh Morgan

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan doesn't plan to take any disciplinary action for wide receiver Josh Morgan for his late-game penalty.

By Mike Jones  |  04:42 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Redskins-Rams

Posted at 10:30 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Josh Morgan: ‘I should’ve just kept my calm’

Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan accepted responsibility for taking his team out of range for a manageable fourth-down conversion or reasonable field goal attempt.

By Mike Jones  |  10:30 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 08/24/2012

WR Josh Morgan excited to make his FedEx Field debut

Despite playing for Virginia Tech and the San Francisco 49ers, DC native has never played at Redskins’ current home.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia Tech, Washington Redskins, San Francisco 49ers, Josh Morgan, FedEx Field, RFK Stadium