The Insider: Nick Barnett


Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Nick Barnett tears MCL, Orakpo day-to-day with groin strain

Linebacker Nick Barnett will miss the final game of the season after tearing the medial collateral ligament in his left knee. Meanwhile, outside linebacker Brian Orakpo is day-to-day with a groin strain.

By Mike Jones  |  05:20 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Injuries, inside linebackers, Nick Barnett, outside linebackers, practice squad, Week 17

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 04:05 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Barnett not surprised by time-sharing arrangement with Fletcher

Veteran linebacker says that was his original understanding of what his role would be.

By Mark Maske  |  04:05 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, London Fletcher, Nick Barnett

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 09/26/2013

London Fletcher expects to keep sharing time with Nick Barnett

Wanting to remain effective throughout games after struggling in the first two, Redskins inside linebacker London Fletcher said he has no problem sharing playing time with Nick Barnett.

By Mike Jones  |  08:32 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, London Fletcher, Nick Barnett, Redskins vs. Raiders

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Shanahan looking to keep Fletcher fresh, get better execution out of Rambo

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan explains the modification of the workloads of one of his most experienced players, and one of his rookies.

By Mike Jones  |  07:02 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, London Fletcher, Mike Shanahan, Nick Barnett, Playing time, Redskins vs. Lions

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Redskins mailbag: London Fletcher’s quiet start, roster needs and penalties

The Washington Redskins have stumbled out of the gates to an 0-2 start that few people imagined. There are plenty of problem areas and plenty of questions, but thus far, few answers.

By Mike Jones  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Mailbag, Nick Barnett, penalties, Safeties, Salary cap

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Nick Barnett to return to Lambeau Field as a visitor

The linebacker, now a Redskins backup, spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Packers.

By Mark Maske  |  03:56 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, inside linebackers, Nick Barnett, Redskins vs. Packers

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Game day Q&A: Nick Barnett on adjusting to a new team, and his off-field passion

Nick Barnett talks with Mike Jones about preparing for a game as a backup, his dabbling in music and traffic in D.C. vs. Green Bay and Buffalo.

By Mike Jones  |  09:32 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game Day Q&A, inside linebackers, Nick Barnett, Week 1

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Redskins players switch numbers following roster cuts

Four players assume different jersey numbers in the wake of the roster being trimmed from 75 players to 53.

By Mike Jones  |  04:13 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  53-man roster, Bacarri Rambo, brandon jenkins, Chris Thompson, Jersey numbers, Nick Barnett, Roster

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Redskins vs. Buccaneers: Five story lines to follow in the preseason finale

Although the game will not feature many household names, intrigue remains at least for the diehards.

By Mike Jones  |  07:01 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Chris Thompson, Evan Royster, Jerome Murphy, jose gumbs, keiland williams, Nick Barnett, story lines, Storylines

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 08/28/2013

Nick Barnett expected to see significant action in preseason finale

Jim Haslett thinks that with more playing time, Nick Barnett will become more comfortable and wind up serving the team well.

By Mike Jones  |  02:47 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, Nick Barnett, preseason

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 08/21/2013

Nick Barnett inching closer toward making preseason debut

Brought along at a slow, gradual pace since signing with the Redskins on Aug. 1, veteran inside linebacker Nick Barnett expected to take another step forward in his acclimation process when the team hit the practice field Wednesday afternoon.

By Mike Jones  |  02:32 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, Linebackers, Nick Barnett

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Nick Barnett eases into action with the Redskins

Veteran linebacker Nick Barnett took the practice field for the first time as a Redskin during Monday morning's walk through after being inactive since signing with Washington on July 31.

By Chelsea Janes  |  03:49 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Linebackers, London Fletcher, Nick Barnett, Training camp

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Nick Barnett ready to compete, help Redskins build on last season's success

Having witnessed Washington's success from afar last season, veteran linebacker Nick Barnett saw the Redskins as the ideal fit for him.

By Mike Jones  |  02:30 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracts, inside linebackers, Linebackers, London Fletcher, Nick Barnett, Training camp