Nose tackle Barry Cofield has practiced without limitation, and three days into training camp said that he feels great following his real football action since last season.
It didn't take long for Barry Cofield to come up with a list of differences when asked to compare training camp under new coach Jay Gruden and Washington's training camp last year under Mike Shanahan.
Defensive tackle missing OTAs as he works his way back from recent hernia surgery.
Signing DeSean Jackson and Jason Hatcher gave Washington two Pro Bowl players. But Barry Cofield sees the acquisitions as victories for additional reasons.
But Cofield has confidence in the group’s ability to fulfill those requirements. But he said he and his fellow veterans must do much more than come up with inspiring speeches as they try to replace Fletcher.
After hearing that and more from his coaches, and after getting the chance to talk to Hatcher, Cofield has high optimism about the kind of impact his new teammate will have.
Defensive lineman Jason Hatcher will not be restricted to just one 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
December 23, 2013
When London Fletcher announced Wednesday that he expects to retire following this season, teammates and opponents had reactions.
Barry Cofield, one of the Redskins' defensive captains, said that Shanahan in his most recent address told his players to keep fighting.