The Insider: cornerbacks


Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Jackson, Clark acquisitions give Redskins flexibility entering draft

We’ll get more into the draft in the coming weeks as pre-draft visits and workouts will begin taking place. But here’s a quick glance at where things currently stand and what holes may still remain.

By Mike Jones  |  10:42 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, Draft needs, inside linebackers, NFL draft, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Quarterbacks, Running backs, Safeties, special teams, tight ends, Wide Receivers

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Redskins re-sign defensive back E.J. Biggers

Biggers said he didn’t receive specifics on his role, but added, “whatever they need, I’ll be ready.“

By Mike Jones  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, E.J. Biggers, Roster moves

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Redskins agree to terms with DE Geathers, LB Sharpton and CB Porter

The Redskins came to agreements with three players at positions of need on their defense.

By Mike Jones  |  03:45 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, free agency, inside linebackers

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Redskins hosting cornerback Walter Thurmond

The team will host Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond for a visit Friday.

By Mike Jones  |  12:49 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Re-setting the secondary market for the Redskins

After free agent safeties, and to a lesser degree, cornerbacks flew off teh board on Day 1, what’s left for Washington?

By Keith McMillan  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, Opening kick, Safeties

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Aqib Talib, Jairus Byrd and Mike Mitchell prove too expensive for Redskins

The Redskins passed on three top-tier free agent defensive backs on the first day of NFL free agency.

By Mike Jones  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, Safeties

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Redskins line up visits with Corey Graham and Antonio Smith

In the midst of making free agent signings shortly after the 4 p.m. start of free agency, the Redskins lined up visits with a couple of prospects.

By Mike Jones  |  05:30 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, free agency

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 11:42 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Redskins express interest in Jairus Byrd, Corey Graham and Captain Munnerlyn

Determined to fix their problematic secondary, the Washington Redskins continue to hold discussions with top defensive backs on the market.

By Mike Jones  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, Safeties

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Free agent cornerbacks: A name, value and sleeper the Redskins could target

An in-depth look at three more players who could help Washington’s secondary improve.

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Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, Free agents, The Outsider

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 03/09/2014

Redskins express interest in Aqib Talib and Mike Mitchell

Defensive backs could help team upgrade a struggling secondary.

By Mike Jones  |  01:18 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, Safeties

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Redskins free agency: Top remaining needs on defense

Many holes remain on a unit that ranked second-worst in the league in points allowed.

By Mike Jones  |  11:12 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, inside linebackers, Safeties

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 02/23/2014

NFL Combine: Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller set to follow brothers’ footsteps

Growing up as the third of four active boys, Virginia Tech cornerback and NFL draft prospect Kyle Fuller knows a thing or two about competition.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, NFL Combine

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Offseason question: Should the Redskins re-sign Josh Wilson?

Jim Haslett highlighted re-signing DeAngelo Hall as an offseason priority, but it remains unclear where the team stands on the other starting cornerback, Josh Wilson.

By Mike Jones  |  12:16 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, Free agents, Josh Wilson, offseason questions

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Redskins mailbag: Free agency targets, roster needs and more . . .

With the coaching staff in place, the attention turns to talent evaluation and roster construction.

By Mike Jones  |  12:11 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, cornerbacks, Jay Gruden, Mailbag, Safeties, Scott Campbell

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Nebraska CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste hopes to follow Richard Sherman’s path

With many of the NFL’s top wide receivers coming in bigger and stronger packages in recent years, the league has started to trending toward defensive backs of similar molds.

By Mike Jones  |  11:35 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, NFL draft, Senior Bowl

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 09:30 AM ET, 12/08/2013

Game Day Q&A: Cornerback David Amerson on learning the ropes in his rookie season

Now 12 games into his rookie season, cornerback David Amerson notices improved comfort and understanding on the field.

By Mike Jones  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, David Amerson, Game Day Q&A, Redskins vs. Chiefs, Week 14

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Redskins position-by-position review: Ups and downs against Giants

There were a few standouts against the Giants, some for good reasons and some for not-so-good ones.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Chris Baker, Chris Chester, cornerbacks, defensive line, inside linebackers, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Giants, Running backs, Safeties, The Outsider, tight ends, Week 13, Wide Receivers

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Stephen Bowen done for season, facing microfracture surgery

Washington Redskins defensive end Stephen Bowen will miss the remainder of the season with what is believed to be cartilage damage that will require microfracture surgery to repair, coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  03:58 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Baker, cornerbacks, defensive line, Injuries, Roster, Roster moves, Stephen Bowen, Week 13, Wide Receivers

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 03:02 PM ET, 11/22/2013

E.J. Biggers draws $21,000 fine for helmet-to-helmet hit

The NFL has fined Redskins cornerback E.J. Biggers $21,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit in Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

By Mike Jones  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, E.J. Biggers, fines, NFL safety, Week 12

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Position-by-position review: Was it Robert Griffin III’s worst game?

Mark Bullock takes a closer look at Robert Griffin III, Brian Orakpo, David Amerson and the offensive line.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:55 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Brandon Meriweather, Brian Orakpo, cornerbacks, David Amerson, defensive line, inside linebackers, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Eagles, Reed Doughty, Robert Griffin III, Running backs, Safeties, The Outsider, tight ends, Week 11, Wide Receivers

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Redskins position-by-position review: How it started well and went wrong vs. the Vikings

A detailed look at what went well on Thursday night, and where Washington gave up the plays to Minnesota that cost them the game.

By Mark Bullock  |  10:19 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, inside linenbackers, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Vikings, Running backs, Safeties, The Outsider, tight ends, Week 10, Wide Receivers

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Darrell Green: Redskins need to re-sign DeAngelo Hall

Hall of Fame cornerback Darrell Green sang Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall’s praises and believes that Hall is just now tapping into his full potential.

By Mike Jones  |  01:41 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Darrell Green, DeAngelo Hall, Redskins vs. Chargers, Week 9

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 11/04/2013

Redskins’ position-by-position review: How the option opens up other plays

A look at how the option opened up big plays for the Redskins, and how each position group performed against the Chargers.

By Mark Bullock  |  11:32 AM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, inside linebackers, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Chargers, Running backs, Safeties, special teams, The Outsider, tight ends, Week 9, Wide Receivers

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 10/28/2013

The Outsider: Position-by-position review of the Redskins 45-21 loss to the Broncos

A close look at which players and position groups played well against Denver, and where the problems occurred.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:22 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, Linebackers, Offensive line, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Broncos, Running backs, Safeties, The Outsider, tight ends, Wide Receivers

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Amerson expects to increase practice participation

Cornerback was limited in Wednesday’s practice after suffering a concussion against the Cowboys.

By Mark Maske  |  01:55 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Bears

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Amerson says he feels ‘fine’ and plans to be on practice field

The Redskins’ rookie cornerback suffered a concussion against the Cowboys. He is subject to the NFL’s concussion protocol and his playing status this week is not clear.

By Mark Maske  |  12:54 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Bears, Week 7

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 09/30/2013

The Outsider: A position-by-position look at how the defense performed against the Raiders

Our new Outsider, Mark Bullock, gives a detailed review of each defensive unit's play in Oakland.

By Mark Bullock  |  02:02 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, cornerbacks, defensive line, Linebackers, Outsider, Redskins vs. Raiders, Safeties, Secondary, The Outsider

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Redskins have been creative on defense, without success so far

The starting secondary against the Lions featured three cornerbacks and only one safety.

By Mark Maske  |  11:36 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  0-3, cornerbacks, Defense, Jim Haslett, Josh Wilson, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 09/12/2013

DeAngelo Hall fined $20,000 for horse-collar tackle

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall received a $20,000 fine for his horse collar tackle on Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson in Monday night’s game

By Mike Jones  |  05:06 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Fines, NFL rules

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Biggers not complaining about being asked to fill in at safety

Cornerback last played the position in high school and didn’t begin preparing to play it in practices until last week.

By Mark Maske  |  01:36 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, cornerbacks, E.J. Biggers, Redskins vs. Eagles, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Meriweather’s absence again an issue for struggling secondary

Safety has played one of team’s 17 regular season games since being signed.

By Mark Maske  |  01:30 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, cornerbacks, Injuries, pass defense, Safeties

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Decisions to keep Murphy, Gumbs on roster were ‘pretty easy,’ Shanahan says

They beat out DeJon Gomes and Chase Minnifield for backup spots in the Redskins' secondary.

By Mark Maske  |  10:02 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Roster, Safeties, special teams

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Trueblood, Muckelroy, Mouton, Ashworth complete Redskins’ first round of cuts

The Washington Redskins have released linebacker Roddrick Muckelroy, cornerback Ryan Mouton and guard Jacolby Ashworth to complete their round of cuts.

By Mike Jones  |  03:41 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Linebackers, Offensive line, Roster, Roster cuts

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Redskins vs. Bills: Five story lines to follow in Preseason Game 3

The Washington Redskins on Saturday return to FedEx Field, where they will host the Buffalo Bills in each team's third preseason game.

By Mike Jones  |  11:16 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Linebackers, preseason, Redskins-Bills, Running backs, Safeties, special teams, Storylines

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Rookie David Amerson nursing sprained thumb

Amerson will wear a supportive brace, but doesn't see his injury as serious.

By Mike Jones  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, David Amerson, Injuries, Rookies

Posted at 08:30 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Observations from Monday's practice at Redskins training camp

Griffin's day by the numbers, plus David Amerson goes for X-rays after landing awkwardly on his hand, and much more.

By Mike Jones  |  08:30 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Linebackers, observations, Running backs, Training camp

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Chase Minnifield eager to prove himself in first game since 2011

When Chase Minnifield steps on the field Thursday night, it will mark the end of a 20-month wait for the first-year cornerback.

By Mike Jones  |  02:12 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chase Minnifield, cornerbacks, preseason, Training camp

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

Rookies in Redskins' secondary will be in spotlight Thursday night

All eyes are on David Amerson, Bacarri Rambo and Phillip Thomas in the preseason opener against the Titans.

By Mark Maske  |  07:01 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, preseason, Redskins preseason, Rookies, Safeties, Secondary, Tennessee Titans, Training camp

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 08/06/2013

DeAngelo Hall won't play against Titans

Trent Williams, Brandon Meriweather also appear to be strong candidates to sit out the preseason opener.

By Mark Maske  |  07:55 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, preseason, Tennessee Titans

Posted at 08:03 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Observations from Monday's practice at Redskins training camp

Healthy first-team defense, two-pick day for Wilson, dunk contest, RGIII update

By Mike Jones  |  08:03 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Injuries, observations, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 08/05/2013

DeAngelo Hall, Brandon Meriweather return to action

Veteran defensive backs DeAngelo Hall and Brandon Meriweather on Monday returned to action after missing the week with injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  07:12 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 07/31/2013

CB Chase Minnifield not worrying about knee

Redskins CB Chase Minnifield has overcome two major knee surgeries within six months to put himself in position to win a roster spot.

By John Keim  |  11:37 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Training camp

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013

DeAngelo Hall says he'll be out from 'a couple days' to 'a couple weeks'

Cornerback has his foot in a walking boot Tuesday after suffering a sprained ankle during Monday's practice.

By Mark Maske  |  06:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Training camp

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 07/28/2013

Cornerback Josh Wilson nearing 100 percent, expanding duties

Limited in his activities for the first two practices of training camp, Josh Wilson on Saturday took another step toward reclaiming his spot at right cornerback on the Redskins' first-team defense.

By Mike Jones  |  09:01 AM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Training camp

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Leadership role causing DeAngelo Hall to step up his own game

With a rookie starting opposite him at least for the time being and two young veterans and another rookie all behind him on the depth chart, veteran cornerback DeAngelo Hall has quite a few people looking at him for answers.

By Mike Jones  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Secondary, Training camp

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Redskins rookies David Amerson, Bacarri Rambo open camp as starters in secondary

When the Redskins took the field for their first walk-through of training camp on Thursday, rookie defensive backs David Amerson and Bacarri Rambo spent the morning with the first team.

By Mike Jones  |  01:48 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, position battles, Safeties, Secondary, Training camp

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Wilson, Hurt opening camp on PUP list; Bernstine, Holland waived

Cornerback Josh Wilson and offensive lineman Maurice Hurt will both open training camp on the Redskins' Physically Unable to Perform list, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  10:12 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, cornerbacks, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Maurice Hurt, PUP list, Roster, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013

The Mailbag: RGIII and the PUP List, training camp fan experience and more

We dive into another collection of reader questions as the Redskins' downtime continues for another several weeks.

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  broadcast, cornerbacks, inside linebackers, Linebackers, Mailbag, outside linebackers, Safeties, Secondary, Training camp

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Hall says he considered not playing this season

But veteran cornerback re-signed with the Redskins after evaluating his situation as a free agent.

By Mark Maske  |  02:32 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Secondary

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Haslett sings praises of three rookie defensive backs

The Redskins defensive coordinator says David Amerson, Phillip Thomas and Baccari Rambo are developing, and with "more time on the grass" will contribute, and possibly start.

By Mike Jones  |  12:03 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Defense, Jim Haslett, minicamp, Rookies, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Redskins minicamp: Observations from Tuesday's practice

The Washington Redskins returned to the practice field today for the first session of their mandatory minicamp, which is scheduled to run Tuesday through Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:00 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, Injuries, minicamp, observations, returners, Rookies, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Observations from Thursday's practice session

Mike Jones shares insights on the Redskins' Thursday practice, including who's hurt, who's lining up with first- and second-teams, and who scuffled.

By Mike Jones  |  03:32 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, inside linebackers, observations, Offensive line, OTAs, Practice reports, running back, Safeties, tight ends

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Richard Crawford working to become more versatile in Year 2

Richard Crawford agreed with the Redskins' decision to sign and draft cornerbacks this offseason. But don't take that as a sign of resignation.

By Mike Jones  |  01:29 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive backs, Richard Crawford

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/04/2013

E.J. Biggers feels right at home with Redskins

E.J. Biggers may be one of the new guys in the Washington Redskins secondary, but the fifth-year pro signed this offseason as a free agent from Tampa Bay, says that it doesn't feel like it.

By Mike Jones  |  10:03 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive backs, E.J. Biggers

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Observations from Redskins' Thursday practice

Mike Jones shares what he observed at Redskins practice on Thursday, including in the secondary and at running back.

By Mike Jones  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, observations, offseason, OTAs, Running backs, Safeties

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 05/15/2013

DeAngelo Hall says he's okay with pay cut, takes blame for the salary-cap mess

Cornerback DeAngelo Hall says he realizes his contract was part of the reason the Redskins were in a tight financial situation, and was eager to re-sign for less.

By Keith McMillan  |  10:18 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Secondary

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Draft prospects Amerson, Thomas, Williams visiting Redskins Wednesday

The Washington Redskins were scheduled to host North Carolina State cornerback David Amerson and Fresno State safety Phillip Thomas for pre-draft visits, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  10:19 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, NFL draft, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Should the Redskins draft a cornerback?

They have some talent at cornerback, but they weren't all that great against the pass last year.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:17 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, draft, Opening kick, Secondary

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Winfield, Redskins share 'high mutual interest'

The Redskins have told free agent cornerback Antoine Winfield's representatives that they have a plan to fit him under the salary cap, even after re-signing DeAngelo Hall.

By Mike Jones  |  06:51 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, Secondary

Posted at 07:16 AM ET, 04/02/2013

What does DeAngelo Hall's return mean for the secondary?

How does bringing DeAngelo Hall back on a one-year deal affect the Redskins' secondary, and their plans for the remainder of free agency and the draft?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:16 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, free agency, Opening kick

Posted at 09:24 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Redskins bringing cornerback DeAngelo Hall back

Washington cut DeAngelo Hall on the eve of free agency to save money, but the sides are reuniting, as the cap-strapped Redskins bring the cornerback back.

By Mike Jones  |  09:24 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Secondary

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Redskins to host free agent CB Antoine Winfield Wednesday

Still looking for help in their secondary, the Redskins will host the 35-year-old veteran.

By Mike Jones  |  03:54 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins cornerbacks, Redskins free agency

Posted at 09:08 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Crezdon Butler set to play catch-up with Redskins

Cornerback, once again healthy, has played in similar defensive schemes.

By Mike Jones  |  09:08 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense; defensive backs; cornerbacks; Crezdon Butler, Redskins defense, Redskins roster moves