Coach says Washington's defensive coordinator is experimenting with a variety of blitz packages.
You can’t take a whole lot from these practices, because again, it’s still early, and a lot can and probably will change between now and the end of preseason. But there’s definitely a lot to learn
The rookie from Stanford isn't a speed rusher, but has moves and can play the run. He could spell Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan, and play in Jim Haslett's creative nickel packages.
Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo said that he doesn’t believe he needs to do anything further to prove himself worthy of a long-term contract.
Jay Gruden wanted to find coaches he had worked with in the past, and others from a wide range of backgrounds.
Defensive lineman Jason Hatcher will not be restricted to just one position.
Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett expressed optimism about the direction of the franchise and its ability to quickly rebound.
Jay Gruden is putting the finishing touches on his coaching staff, and this week is devoting much of his efforts to installing the offense with coordinator Sean McVay.
The Washington Redskins will retain Jim Haslett as their defensive coordinator and will look into the possibility of extending Haslett’s contract, Coach Jay Gruden said Friday. “He has one year left on his contract,” Gruden said in a telephone interview. “I’ll talk to Bruce [Allen, the team's general manager] and we’ll talk to [Haslett] and […]
Team also announces that it's keeping Jacob Burney as defensive line coach and has hired Kirk Olivadotti as inside linebackers coach.