The Insider: Rob Jackson


Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/18/2014

Offseason question: Should the Redskins re-sign Jackson and Tapp?

The Redskins have made it clear that they intend to re-sign top pass-rusher Brian Orakpo, but he’s not the only outside linebacker that the Redskins must make a decision on this offseason.

By Mike Jones  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darryl Tapp, free agency, offseason questions, Rob Jackson

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/16/2014

How big a contract should Brian Orakpo get?

POLL | Brian Orakpo is about to become a free agent. What kind of contract can the Redskins expect to offer him to retain him? Weigh in with your prediction.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, contracts, Free agents, outside linebackers, poll, Rob Jackson, video

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 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 02:29 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Haslett: Jenkins, Jackson roles are undefined for Cowboys game

Defensive end, linebacker are back after four-game suspensions but it's not clear what roles, if any, they'll play Sunday night against the Cowboys.

By Mark Maske  |  02:29 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/08/2013

Roster exemptions lifted for Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson

The roster exemptions for Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins and linebacker Rob Jackson have been lifted.

By Mike Jones  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson, suspensions

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 02:18 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Rob Jackson eager for suspension to expire

Linebacker’s four-game ban ends after Sunday’s game at Oakland.

By Mark Maske  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, outside linebackers, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Rob Jackson permitted to be at Redskins Park during suspension

Jackson says change in policy will make it easier for him to stay in shape while serving four-game suspension.

By Mike Jones  |  02:44 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, outside linebackers, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson about to start serving suspensions

Coach Mike Shanahan says he already has spoken to the two players about staying in shape and returning to the team ready to contribute.

By Mark Maske  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Jarvis Jenkins, outside linebackers, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 08/22/2013

(Not-so) bold predictions for Redskins vs. Bills

An amusing clip of the Post Sports Live columnists getting called out for not making bold predictions ... and then one gets bold.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:34 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Darryl Tapp, outside linebackers, Post Sports Live, preseason, Rob Jackson, Roy Helu Jr., Ryan Kerrigan, video

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Rob Jackson frustrated by suspension, ready to focus on football

Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson said he was frustrated by the situation that led to him receiving a four-game suspension to start the 2013 season.

By Mike Jones  |  10:04 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Linebackers, OTAs, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Rob Jackson facing four-game suspension for banned substance [Updated]

Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson tested positive for a banned substance, two sources confirm, who signed a one-year deal earlier this month.

By Mike Jones  |  07:43 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  banned substances, Linebackers, Rob Jackson

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 03/09/2013

Rob Jackson, Redskins reach agreement in principle on one-year deal

Coming off of a career-year, Jackson close to finalizing one-year deal with Washington.

By Mike Jones  |  05:33 PM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins free agency, Rob Jackson

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Biggest disappointment and most pleasant surprise so far?

What has been the biggest disappointment and most pleasant surprise so far?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:51 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Brian Orakpo, Evan Royster, Injuries, Offensive line, Opening kick, Pierre Garcon, Rob Jackson, Roy Helu, Tanard Jackson, Tyler Polumbus

Posted at 08:21 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Redskins get production out of Rob Jackson, Chris Wilson

Duo shared playing time at Brian Orakpo's outside linebacker spot.

By Mark Maske  |  08:21 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Wilson, Linebackers, Rob Jackson