The Insider: Offensive line


Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 04/18/2014

NFL draft: Three interior offensive linemen who could be fits for the Redskins

Washington enters the draft with needs on the offensive line. Here are three guard or center prospects, one each who should be available early, in the middle and late in the draft.

By Mark Bullock  |  10:33 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL draft, Offensive line, prospects, The Outsider

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Williams not counting on new weapons to ease pressure on Redskins O-line

Trent Williams expects more deep routes in 2014, but believes line is up to the task.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Trent Williams

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Williams believes changes on O-line eventually could ‘work out for the best’

Left tackle Trent Williams is taking a wait-and-see approach to how things will play out with the offensive line, but admits he’s both excited and curious about its future.

By Mike Jones  |  10:05 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Trent Williams

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 03:10 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Redskins sign guard-center Mike McGlynn

The move is made to bolster Washington’s interior offensive line depth.

By Mike Jones  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Offensive line

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/26/2014

Highlights from breakfast with Redskins Coach Jay Gruden

Taking questions for an hour, the first-year head coach discussed a wide range of topics from the QB to his staff and everything in between.

By Mike Jones  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Kotwica, Brian Baker, Brian Orakpo, Chris Foerster, Chris Thompson, Jay Gruden, josh leribeus, Kirk Cousins, Kirk Olivadotti, Kory Lichtensteiger, news conferences, Offensive line, owners meetings, Phillip Thomas, Robert Griffin III, Shawn Lauvao, video

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Redskins host free agent center Brian De La Puente

Washington is still looking to improve its offensive line in free agency.

By Mike Jones  |  06:16 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Offensive line

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Redskins host center Brian De La Puente

Washington is still looking to improve its offensive line in free agency

By Mike Jones  |  04:35 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Offensive line

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 03/15/2014

Redskins expected to host OT Donald Penn

The Redskins are expected to host free agent offensive tackle Donald Penn, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  09:39 AM ET, 03/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Offensive line

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 03/14/2014

Redskins release C Will Montgomery

The Washington Redskins have informed center Will Montgomery that he will be released, the ninth-year veteran confirmed Friday morning.

By Mike Jones  |  10:51 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Roster moves, Will Montgomery

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/12/2014

A closer look at new Redskins guard Shawn Lauvao

Mark Bullock watched the former Brown, and sees positives in pass protection and issues in run blocking.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cleveland Browns, free agency, Offensive line, Shawn Lauvao, The Outsider

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Redskins sign guard Shawn Lauvao

Washington aimed to upgrade the interior of its offensive line this offseason after struggling to protect Robert Griffin III in drop-back passing situations last season.

By Mike Jones  |  04:38 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Offensive line

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 03/06/2014

Redskins free agency: Top needs on offense

The Washington Redskins have many key pieces in place on offense. But a number of deficiencies exist as well.

By Mike Jones  |  10:44 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Offensive line, wide receiver

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 02/20/2014

NFL combine: Tackle Ja’Wuan James working to further increase draft stock

Tennessee right tackle Ju’Wuan James started all 49 games of his career, yet doesn’t rank as his school’s most highly touted offensive line prospect.

By Mike Jones  |  03:59 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, Offensive line

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 02/20/2014

NFL combine: Tackle Cameron Fleming hopes to continue Stanford tradition

Stanford tackle Cameron Fleming hopes he can follow in the footsteps of previous Cardinal linemen.

By Mike Jones  |  02:13 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, Offensive line

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Free agent offensive linemen: A name, value and sleeper Redskins could target

An in-depth look at three players who could bolster Washington’s offensive line.

By Mark Bullock  |  10:34 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Offensive line, The Outsider

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/14/2014

Offseason question: What areas along the Redskins O-line require attention?

As they look to help RGIII rebound, Washington must improve its offensive line.

By Mike Jones  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, offseason questions

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Redskins add assistant offensive line coach Shane Day

Shane Day replaces Chris Morgan, and will work alongside Chris Foerster.

By Mike Jones  |  04:49 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Offensive line

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Redskins mailbag: Jay Gruden’s staff, to-do list and more . . .

Mike Jones answers readers’ questions as the Redskins try to fill out a coaching staff and reshape the roster to Jay Gruden’s liking.

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Chris Chester, Daniel Snyder, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, josh leribeus, Kory Lichtensteiger, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Redskins part ways with assistant O-line coach Chris Morgan

Assistant offensive line coach Chris Morgan will not return to the Redskins this year, according to a personal with knowledge of the situation.

By Mike Jones  |  04:15 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Jay Gruden, Offensive line

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Redskins sign center Kevin Kowalski

The Redskins signed a ninth player to a futures contract, picking up former Cowboys center Redskins sign center Kevin Kowalski.

By Mike Jones  |  04:46 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracts, Offensive line

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 12/27/2013

Redskins vs. Giants: Five story lines to follow Sunday

At last, Washington’s nightmare of a season will draw to a close.

By Mike Jones  |  10:13 AM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, London Fletcher, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Giants, story lines, Week 17

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Redskins claimed center J.D. Walton off waivers ‘for the future,’ Mike Shanahan says

Former Broncos starter won’t play in either of the Redskins’ final two games, according to Shanahan.

By Mark Maske  |  05:15 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  J.D. Walton, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Cowboys, video, Week 16

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 12/15/2013

Trent Williams suffers ‘light’ knee sprain, but finishes game

Redskins left tackle Trent Williams said he suffered a “light” sprain to his right knee early in the second quarter of his team’s 27-26 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

By Mike Jones  |  07:48 PM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Falcons, Trent Williams, Week 15

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Redskins injury report: Trent Williams practices fully

Left tackle had sat out Redskins’ practice Wednesday because of bruised foot.

By Mark Maske  |  05:16 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Darrel Young, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Niles Paul, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Chiefs, Trent Williams, Week 14

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Redskins place Maurice Hurt on injured reserve

The Redskins placed guard/tackle Maurice Hurt on injured reserve, ending his quest to return to action this season.

By Mike Jones  |  05:40 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Maurice Hurt, Offensive line, Roster, Roster moves, Week 14

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 12/04/2013

How the Giants limited Alfred Morris and the Redskins’ running game

New York used a variety of defensive fronts to unleash a defense dedicated to stopping the Redskins running back, which worked but left other runs open.

By Mark Bullock  |  10:26 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Chris Chester, Kory Lichtensteiger, Kyle Shanahan, Logan Paulsen, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, read option, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, The Outsider, video, Week 13, Week 14, Will Montgomery

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Shanahan not willing to play young players for the sake of evaluation

MIke Shanahan said that his approach will not change when it comes to evaluating young players, even though the Redskins have no chance to make the playoffs.

By Mike Jones  |  05:16 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Gettis, Bacarri Rambo, josh leribeus, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Offensive line, Rookies, Tom Compton

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 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 12:30 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Redskins mailbag: RGIII’s mechanics, play-calling and defensive needs

Readers ask Mike Jones about the quarterback’s throwing motion, his development and the line and play-calling that supports him, and more.

By Mike Jones  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Salary cap, 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 05:07 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Maurice Hurt practices, Carriker ‘still can’t go’

Offensive lineman Maurice Hurt took part in his first practice after coming off the Physically Unable to Perform list.

By Mike Jones  |  05:07 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries, Offensive line, Week 11

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 11:33 AM ET, 11/06/2013

The Redskins used run-heavy looks to keep Chargers off balance

Mark Bullock examines how the Redskins used three tight-end sets to run the ball, then threw the Chargers off by shifting to empty backfield from the same personnel group.

By Mark Bullock  |  11:33 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Reed, Kyle Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Chargers, Roy Helu Jr., The Outsider, tight ends, Week 10

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 11/05/2013

Redskins mailbag: Offensive line depth, Rex Grossman and the name

It’s a quick turnaround for the Washington Redskins, who today jam in a practice, have a walk-through on Wednesday and then fly to Minnesota where they’ll face the 1-7 Vikings at 8:25 p.m. Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:47 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, josh leribeus, Mailbag, Offensive line, Quarterbacks, Rex Grossman, Tanard Jackson

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 12:17 PM ET, 10/30/2013

How the Redskins set up a key play in the Broncos game

Although the play was ultimately unsuccessful, Mark Bullock shows how the Redskins used a staple of their offense even after the Broncos wouldn’t bite on it at first.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:17 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Alfred Morris, Josh Morgan, Kyle Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Broncos, The Outsider

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 12:00 PM ET, 10/23/2013

How the Redskins adjusted to the Bears’ attempts to stop the run

A closer look at Kyle Shanahan’s counter-moves to the Bears’ schemes to slow down Alfred Morris and the run game.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Chris Chester, he Outsider, Kyle Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Bears, The Outsider

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Redskins mailbag: Who deserves the blame for the 1-4 start?

In this week’s mailbag, we begin to play the blame game as most of your questions centered on which coaches and players should be held responsible for the 1-4 start?

By Mike Jones  |  12:07 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, coaches, Jarvis Jenkins, Jim Haslett, Keith Burns, Kyle Shanahan, Mailbag, Offensive line, special teams

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 10/14/2013

The Outsider: A closer look at how the Redskins played at Dallas

How did Trent Williams fare against DeMarcus Ware? Was this DeAngelo Hall’s best game as a Redskins and Kory Lichtensteiger’s worst? The Outsider takes a closer look.

By Mark Bullock  |  02:44 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Linebackers, Offensive line, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III, Running backs, Secondary, The Outsider, tight ends, Wide Receivers

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Outsider: Robert Griffin III is progressing as a pocket passer

Robert Griffin III has been described this season as not the same player he was as a rookie. The Outsider shows how that’s true -- he’s actually improved in the pocket.

By Mark Bullock  |  09:32 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Robert Griffin III, The Outsider

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 09/30/2013

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

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

By Mark Bullock  |  01:04 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Offensive line, Outsider, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Raiders, Robert Griffin III, Running backs, The Outsider, tight ends, Wide Receivers

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Redskins sign OL Troy Kropog to practice squad

The move comes on the same day that the Redskins lost practice squad tackle Xavier Nixon to the Indianapolis Colts’ 53-man roster

By Mike Jones  |  05:44 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agents, Offensive line, Xavier Nixon

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/22/2013

Redskins Game-day Q&A: Trent Williams on consistency, coaching aspirations and a wise ‘business decision’

Aiming to establish himself as a perennial Pro Bowl player, Trent Williams has gotten off to a strong start.

By Mike Jones  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game Day Q&A, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Lions, Trent Williams, Week 3

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 09/21/2013

Redskins offensive linemen see balance as key to fending off Suh & Co.

The Washington Redskins’ interior linemen have struggled thus far this season, and on Sunday, they draw another tough challenge.

By Mike Jones  |  08:21 AM ET, 09/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Redskins vs. Lions

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Will Montgomery, Nick Sundberg fined

Redskins center Will Montgomery and long-snapper Nick Sundberg take financial hits for actions in loss to Packers.

By Mike Jones  |  03:48 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fines, Nick Sundberg, Offensive line, special teams, Will Montgomery

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Shanahan confident in offensive line depth despite inexperience

All five starters from last season return and bring much-needed stability. But the quality of Washington’s depth remains a mystery.

By Mike Jones  |  03:16 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  53-man roster, Adam Gettis, josh leribeus, Offensive line, Roster, Tom Compton

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 03:01 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Video: Which Redskins could be cut after Thursday?

The Post Sports Live panel picks which players it sees getting cut, perhaps surprisingly, after Thursday.

By Keith McMillan  |  03:01 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, outside linebackers, Post Sports Live, punt returners, Roster, Running backs, video

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Right tackle competition over before it ever really began?

Incumbent starter has continued to work with the first-team offense, with veteran newcomer Tony Pashos backing him up.

By Mark Maske  |  07:02 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, preseason, Roster

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Shanahan: Maurice Hurt not yet ready to come off PUP list

Backup offensive lineman Maurice Hurt's stay on the Physically Unable to Perform list will last a while longer as he works to improve his conditioning, coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  11:47 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Maurice Hurt, Offensive line

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Redskins-Steelers: Offensive storylines to follow

Rookie running backs and offensive linemen look to make positive impressions on coaches.

By Mike Jones  |  12:31 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Pittsburgh Steelers, preseason, Running backs, Storylines, Wide Receivers

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 08/18/2013

Redskins o-line coach disappointed in Josh LeRibeus's offseason conditioning

Chris Foerster says, "It's too bad," but adds he's not giving up on the second-year pro.

By Mark Maske  |  03:37 PM ET, 08/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  josh leribeus, Offensive line, preseason

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 08/07/2013

Redskins expand Tom Compton's duties on offensive line

With injury to backup guard Josh LeRibeus, left tackle Tom Compton moves over to provide depth

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Tom Compton, Training camp

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 08/06/2013

Kevin Matthews returning to Tennessee, but focused on job with Redskins

When the Redskins kick off the preseason Thursday in Nashville against the Tennessee Titans, the game will represent a homecoming for Kevin Matthews, who is working to earn a spot on Washington's 53-man roster as a backup center.

By Mike Jones  |  01:16 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Matthews, Offensive line, preseason, Training camp

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 08/04/2013

Redskins training camp: Positives and negatives so far

Above all, quarterback Robert Griffin III seems to be making progress in his return.

By Mark Maske  |  12:07 PM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, depth, Injuries, Offensive line, Rookies, suspensions, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/04/2013

Trent Williams on wrist injury: "There's no need to worry"

Starting left tackle continues to practice with black cast on left wrist, looking forward to "hitting somebody with a different color jersey on."

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Trent Williams re-injures left wrist

Starting left tackle Trent Williams injured his left wrist late in Tuesday afternoon's practice and headed to the locker room with it heavily wrapped in ice.

By Mike Jones  |  06:22 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Trent Williams eyes mantle of NFL's best left tackle

"It's about that time to prove myself," says the Redskins' 25-year-old LT, who wasn't satisfied by making the Pro Bowl last season.

By John Keim  |  11:42 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Redskins mailbag: Carriker's future, Jackson's status, right tackle and more

The Washington Redskins get back to work today for their fourth practice of training camp, and this morning we take another dive into the mailbag.

By Mike Jones  |  11:22 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Mailbag, Offensive line, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Pashos opens camp as second-string right tackle

Tyler Polumbus worked with the starting offense during Thursday's opening practice of training camp, while Jeremy Trueblood practiced with the third team.

By Mark Maske  |  01:55 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Training camp

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Griffin: 'If it's the Super Bowl, I'm going to get those two yards'

The Redskins quarterback, recovering from injury, vows to protect himself, except perhaps in the biggest games.

By Mark Maske  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, RGIII injury, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 07/25/2013

'Nothing intense' materialized between Redskins, Eric Winston

Free agent offensive tackle is headed to Arizona. That leaves the Redskins with the status quo at right tackle as newcomers Tony Pashos and Jeremy Trueblood compete with incumbent starter Tyler Polumbus.

By Mark Maske  |  09:21 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracts, free agency, Offensive line, Roster

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Redskins' O-Line settled, with room for improvement

John Keim continues his look at each Redskins position entering training camp. Today: the offensive line.

By John Keim  |  03:39 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Trent Williams

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 07/09/2013

How Griffin deals with pressure

By Keith McMillan  |  10:31 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, pass rush, Quarterbacks, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 07/08/2013

The Mailbag: Rogers, Landry the ones that got away?

Given the Redskins' secondary issues, a readers asks if they should have hung on to Carlos Rogers and LaRon Landry.

By Mike Jones  |  11:33 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fullback, inside linebackers, Mailbag, Offensive line, Secondary, tight end

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Polumbus able to devote himself to right tackle for the first time

Tyler Polumbus had been a guard and a left tackle before he started the bulk of last season at right tackle last year. This is the first offseason he's been able to focus on the position.

By John Keim  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Redskins minicamp: Observations from Wednesday's practice

The Washington Redskins concluded their minicamp on Wednesday and tomorrow, many of the players will depart for their offseason home and summer vacation destinations.

By Mike Jones  |  04:01 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Linebackers, minicamp, observations, Offensive line, RGIII, 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 03:51 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Maurice Hurt has arthroscopic surgery, and other injury news

Backup offensive lineman Maurice Hurt missed Thursday's offseason practice to have arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  03:51 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Maurice Hurt, observations, Offensive line, OTAs

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 05/28/2013

Right tackles Tony Pashos and Jeremy Trueblood are playing catch up

The 6-foot-6, 325-pound Pashos and the 6-foot-8, 320-poundTrueblood find themselves in relatively similar situations.

By Mike Jones  |  11:07 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jeremy Trueblood, Offensive line, Tony Pashos

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

Who is the Redskins best option at right tackle?

What are the Redskins' options at right tackle, and who should win the job?

By Keith McMillan  |  03:05 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Redskins sign former Titans center Kevin Matthews [updated]

The Redskins sign former Titans center Kevin Matthews, a three-year veteran.

By Mike Jones  |  12:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Redskins free agency

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Redskins re-sign Tyler Polumbus to two-year deal

All five starters from 2012 offensive line are back under contract.

By Mike Jones  |  01:54 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins offensive line, Tyler Polumbus

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Offseason questions: Should the Redskins re-sign Tyler Polumbus?

The Redskins must decide whether to re-sign him as a starter or backup, or let him walk.

By Mike Jones  |  12:11 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, offseason questions, Redskins, Tyler Polumbus

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 12/26/2012

Maurice Hurt says he'll be ready if needed for another start at right tackle

Tyler Polumbus missed Wednesday's practice and still hasn't been cleared after suffering a concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  04:24 PM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maurice Hurt, Redskins, Redskins offensive line, Tyler Polumbus

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Redskins hopeful starting offensive line will be intact Sunday

Center Will Montgomery practices fully despite partially torn MCL and vows to play Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  05:06 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  80 Greatest Redskins, Redskins offensive line

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 12/16/2012

Injuries suddenly piling up on Redskins' offensive line

Continuity threatened by Will Montgomery's sprained MCL, Tyler Polumbus's concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  07:36 PM ET, 12/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Redskins offensive line, Tyler Polumbus, Will Montgomery

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 07:04 AM ET, 10/03/2012

So how were the offensive line and secondary really?

We talk a lot about the offensive line and the secondary, but how exactly did they play against the Bucs, and should they worry you against the Falcons?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:04 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Chester, DeAngelo Hall, Falcons vs. Redskins, Fred Davis, Josh Wilson, Logan Paulsen, Madieu Williams, Offensive line, Opening kick, Redskins secondary, Reed Doughty, Richard Crawford, Secondary, Trent Williams, Tyler Polumbus, Week 5, Will Montgomery

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Trent Williams to undergo MRI exam on injured right knee

Redskins left tackle says he's not fearful the injury is serious but he failed to finish the game.

By Mark Maske  |  07:25 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Trent Williams

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Lichtensteiger ’100 percent’ sure he’ll be ready to face Saints

Guard Kory Lichtensteiger says he's sure he'll be ready to play Sunday in New Orleans after missing the Redskins' entire preseason following arthroscopic knee surgery.

By Mark Maske  |  06:38 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kory Lichtensteiger; Kory Lichtensteiger knee injury; Washington Redskins; Redskins injuries; Redskins offensive line; Redskins roster