The Insider: defensive backs


Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 02/02/2014

DeAngelo Hall, Redskins have started talks on new multiyear contract

The veteran cornerback will be a free agent, but defensive coordinator Jim Haslett called re-signing him an offseason priority.

By Mike Jones  |  04:36 PM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, defensive backs, Free agents, Redskins defense, Redskins free agency

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Raheem Morris: No excuses for Redskins’ DB struggles

The secondary has taken its lumps partially because of injury and partially because of inexperience. But their position coach said he still expects them to make plays.

By Mike Jones  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive backs

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Jim Haslett remains high on rookie defensive backs

With three preseason games worth of film on his pair of rookie defensive backs, cornerback David Amerson and free safety Bacarri Rambo, Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett remains encouraged.

By Mike Jones  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, David Amerson, defensive backs, Jim Haslett

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 01:08 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Defensive backs Brandon McGee, Duke Williams draw pre-draft interest from Redskins

.The defensive backs are projected to go in the middle rounds of the 2013 NFL draft

By Mike Jones  |  01:08 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL draft, Redskins, Redskins defensive backs, Redskins draft

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Offseason questions: How will the cornerback position shake out?

Left cornerback could be a three-way competition between E.J. Biggers, Richard Crawford and Chase Minnifield,

By Mike Jones  |  12:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive backs, offseason questions, Redskins, Redskins secondary

Posted at 08:23 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Raheem Morris to interview with Browns

Redskins defensive backs coach and former Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris is interviewing to be the Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:23 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cleveland Browns, defensive backs, Raheem Morris

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Cornerback D.J. Johnson vying for time in Redskins' secondary

Size and experience give him the edge to replace Cedric Griffin as third cornerback

By Mike Jones  |  06:07 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.J. Johnson, defensive backs, Redskins, Redskins Roster

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 10/29/2012

How do you feel about DeAngelo Hall?

DeAngelo Hall's late-game antics might have symbolized every Redskin's frustration with Sunday's game. But did it affect how you feel about the player?

By Keith McMillan  |  08:10 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Defensive backfield, defensive backs, discipline, meltdown, officials, Opening kick, Pittsburgh Steelers, Redskins secondary, Redskins vs. Steelers, Redskins-Steelers, refs

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Madieu Williams, DeJon Gomes fined for hits vs. Saints

Washington Redskins safeties Madieu Williams and DeJon Gomes both received fines for illegal hits in Sunday’s win over the New Orleans Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  04:49 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive backs, DeJon Gomes, Madieu Williams

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 09/13/2012

DeAngelo Hall still adjusting to playing nickelback

Redskins coaches say Sunday against New Orleans was DeAngelo Hall’s best game as a member of Washington’s secondary.

By Mike Jones  |  03:01 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Defense, defensive backs, Redskins defense

Posted at 08:18 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Jim Haslett praises Redskins’ pass coverage vs. Saints

After struggling throughout the preseason, the cornerback Cedric Griffin turned in a strong effort with three tackles, two pass breakups and a forced fumble against the Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  08:18 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cedric Griffin, defensive backs, Jim Haslett, Redskins-Saints

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

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 09/01/2012

Redskins add CB Crezdon Butler to round out 53-man roster

The Washington Redskins have filled their final roster spot, claiming cornerback Crezdon Butler off of the waiver wire, bringing their number of players at his position to five.

By Mike Jones  |  05:06 PM ET, 09/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins; redskins roster updates; Redskins defense; defensive backs; roster moves; defense