The Insider: pass rush

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Redskins plan to use ‘new toy’ Hatcher in a variety of ways

Defensive lineman Jason Hatcher will not be restricted to just one position.

By Mike Jones  |  07:30 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brian Orakpo, Chris Baker, defensive line, Jason Hatcher, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, pass rush, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Redskins know they must rev up pass rush against Manning, Broncos

The Denver quarterback was sacked four times during last weekend’s loss in Indianapolis.

By Mark Maske  |  03:43 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pass rush, Redskins vs. Broncos, Week 8

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Redskins preparing for Dallas's new-look defensive front

Because their divisional rivals twice a year, the Washington Redskins have good familiarity with the Dallas Cowboys' personnel, and that knowledge helps boost confidence. But this year, Washington's offensive players are preparing for changes along Dallas' defensive front.

By Mike Jones  |  03:05 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, pass rush, Redskins vs. Cowboys, run defense

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Haslett taking advantage of improved pass-rusher depth

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett last Saturday unveiled another wrinkle in his pass-rushing packages when he went with six linebackers in some third-down situations to take advantage of a dearth of talent at that position.

By Mike Jones  |  08:33 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Darryl Tapp, Defense, Jim Haslett, Linebackers, outside linebackers, pass rush, Ryan Kerrigan

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 07:53 AM ET, 06/07/2013

'We feel like we should be a top-10 defense'

With the return of Brian Orakpo (pictured), Brandon Meriweather and Adam Carriker, Redskins defense expects to be a stout unit in 2013.

By Mark Maske  |  07:53 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, expectations, Injuries, OTAs, pass rush, Redskins defense, Secondary

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 10/05/2012

What would you like to see the Redskins accomplish vs. the Falcons?

For starters, the secondary is going to have to step up if the Redskins are to have a chance at picking up a win against the Falcons.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:23 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Atlanta Falcons, DeAngelo Hall, Falcons vs. Redskins, Josh Wilson, Opening kick, Redskins pass rush, Redskins secondary, Redskins-Falcons, Robert Griffin III, Week 5

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Redskins say pass rush could be key against Falcons, Ryan

The defense has a modest seven sacks in the season's first four games.

By Mark Maske  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Redskins pass rush, Redskins-Falcons, Ryan Kerrigan, Washington Redskins