The Insider: Perry Riley


Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Ten Redskins to receive six-figure compensation bonuses

The money is alloted through an NFL program designed designed to compensate players with lower salaries who played more than their contracts would have suggested.

By Mike Jones  |  07:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, contracts, David Amerson, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Niles Paul, Perry Riley, Roy Helu, Tyler Polumbus. Alfred Morris

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Questions remain at linebacker for Redskins

Inside linebacker certainly is now more crowded, but it’s hard to say if that’s a significantly improved position.

By Mike Jones  |  09:47 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Hayward, Akeem Jordan, brandon jenkins, Daryl Sharpton, inside linebackers, Jeremy Kimbrough, Josh Hull, Keenan Robinson, outside linebackers, Perry Riley Jr., Will Compton

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Redskins reach agreement with LB Perry Riley Jr.

Washington’s tackle leader from 2013 and expected heir to London Fletcher as defensive leader is back in the fold.

By Keith McMillan  |  10:39 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, inside linebackers, Perry Riley

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 03/11/2014

NFL free agency: Where the Redskins stand on signing day

At 4 p.m. today the Redskins and NFL teams will be able to sign free agents to contracts.

By Mike Jones  |  09:05 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, Perry Riley, Safeties

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Redskins, Perry Riley remain far apart in negotiations

Both sides remain interested in reaching an agreement, but inside linebacker most likely will at least test the open market.

By Mark Maske  |  11:31 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, inside linebackers, Perry Riley

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Redskins mailbag: Orakpo’s tag impact, remaining needs, and more

It should be an interesting couple of weeks as the Redskins try to overhaul their roster.

By Mike Jones  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Mailbag, Perry Riley Jr.

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Free agent inside linebackers: A name, value and sleeper Redskins could target

An in-depth look at three players who could help Washington improve at inside linebacker.

By Mark Bullock  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, inside linebackers, Perry Riley, The Outsider

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/19/2014

Perry Riley and Redskins have made little progress so far in contract talks

The Redskins and linebacker Perry Riley Jr. have a mutual interest, but haven’t made much progress on contract talks.

By Mark Maske  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Perry Riley Jr.

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 02/06/2014

How much cap space will the Redskins need to retain players?

It sounds like the team has a lot of cap space, until you factor in what it might cost to retain their own free agents.

By Keith McMillan  |  10:15 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Chris Baker, contracts, DeAngelo Hall, Perry Riley Jr.

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 02/04/2014

Offseason questions: How much is Perry Riley Jr. worth?

The Redskins and Riley’s camp have held initial negotiation talks regarding a new multi-year deal.

By Mike Jones  |  10:26 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, offseason questions, Perry Riley

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 01:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Redskins, Cowboys sing London Fletcher’s praises

When London Fletcher announced Wednesday that he expects to retire following this season, teammates and opponents had reactions.

By Mike Jones  |  01:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brian Orakpo, leadership, London Fletcher, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Reed Doughty, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Kerrigan, Santana Moss, Week 16

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/06/2013

Redskins should re-sign Brian Orakpo and Perry Riley, according to London Fletcher

Young linebackers are ‘cornerstones that you need to keep around,’ Fletcher says.

By Mark Maske  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, free agency, inside linebackers, London Fletcher, outside linebackers, Perry Riley, Week 14

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Redskins position-by-position review: The 49ers’ defense dominated

Mark Bullock looks at the different ways the San Francisco defense gave the offense problems, and how defensive players, like Brian Orakpo and Jarvis Jenkins, actually played pretty well.

By Mark Bullock  |  01:59 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, barry cofield, Brian Orakpo, cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, defensive line, inside linebackers, Jarvis Jenkins, Josh Wilson, Linebackers, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Perry Riley, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. 49ers, Robert Griffin III, Running backs, Safeties, Secondary, The Outsider, tight ends, Trent Williams, Tyler Polumbus, Week 13, Wide Receivers

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 11/21/2013

London Fletcher hasn’t decided if he will retire following the season

Veteran Redskins linebacker London Fletcher’s coaches still see him as the anchor of the defense.

By Mike Jones  |  02:09 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, London Fletcher, Perry Riley, video, Week 12

Posted at 01:23 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Personal fouls set up Vikings for scoring drives

The Redskins commit three costly personal fouls to set up the Vikings in more favorable field position on several scoring drives.

By Mike Jones  |  01:23 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Baker, Darrel Young, penalties, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Vikings, Week 10

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 08:32 AM ET, 10/20/2013

Game day Q&A: Perry Riley Jr. on the change in his uniform and his game this season

Now in his fourth NFL season and third as a starter, inside linebacker Perry Riley Jr. has taken an obvious step forward in his development.

By Mike Jones  |  08:32 AM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game Day Q&A, inside linebackers, Perry Riley

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 10/18/2013

Perry Riley fined for hit on Tony Romo

The NFL docks linebacker $15,750 for a roughing-the-passer penalty during last Sunday night’s loss at Dallas, a person familiar with the situation said Friday.

By Mark Maske  |  03:36 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fines, inside linebackers, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 11:33 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Punt-protection issue resurfaces for Redskins

Raiders get an early touchdown Sunday by blocking a Sav Rocca punt.

By Mark Maske  |  11:33 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Perry Riley Jr., Redskins vs. Raiders, special teams

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 08/02/2013

Redskins have 12 defensive players with expiring contracts

The 2013 campaign also carries great significance for the future of a number of defensive players. Twelve defensive players six of them starters are entering the final years of their contracts.

By Mike Jones  |  12:02 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 season outlook, Brandon Meriweather, Brian Orakpo, contracts, DeAngelo Hall, Defense, free agency, Perry Riley

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

Perry Riley says he could handle increased responsibility

Linebacker Perry Riley said in case of emergency -- London Fletcher missing time -- he could handle a bigger role.

By John Keim  |  07:01 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, Linebackers, London Fletcher, Perry Riley, Training camp

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/04/2012

Perry Riley active, Aldrick Robinson scheduled to start for Redskins

Redskins say Robinson, not Leonard Hankerson, is expected to start in place of the injured Pierre Garcon.

By Mark Maske  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Perry Riley, Redskins inactives, Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins