Posts Tagged ‘Evan Royster’

Newton and Panthers Outplay Redskins and Griffin in 21-13 Setback

By Troy Jefferson Follow @Troy_Jefferson on Twitter The Washington Redskins had a chance to get back on track before the bye playing against a team with only one win. Unfortunately, Washington lost to Carolina and dropped to 3-6, falling at home 21-13. In a “must win” game the Redskins looked just as pathetic as they […]

Have We Seen the Last of Helu?

In the fourth round of the 2011 NFL draft, the Washington Redskins drafted running back Roy Helu from the University of Nebraska. Personally, as an east coast guy, I knew little about the Nebraska product. But after watching highlights and reading up on the speedy back, I grew excited about the prospect of the #29 […]

Redskins sign RB Ryan Grant, place RB Roy Helu Jr. on IR

The Redskins agreed to terms with free agent running back Ryan Grant today, according to various reports. Grant will likely bolster the depth chart at running back behind Alfred Morris, who is firmly entrenched as the team’s starter, and currently 9th in the NFL in total rushing yards. Grant indicated his familiarity with the zone […]

Mike Shanahan ‘mum’ on opening day starter at Running Back

This preseason alone, the Redskins have seen four different running backs — including one that’s no longer on the roster in Tim Hightower — receive carries at some point during a game. Many people thought Roy Helu would be the opening day starter, but he’s been sidelined and received limited practice reps thanks to a […]

Redskins Routed By Philadelphia; Lose 34-10

Michael Vick threw for 335 yards and three touchdown passes, including a 62-yarder to DeSean Jackson, and the Eagles beat the Washington Redskins 34-10 Sunday for their fourth straight win. The Redskins (5-11) finished last in the NFC East for a franchise-worst fourth straight year. It was Mike Shanahan’s worst full season in 18 years as a coach. “I […]

Redskins Drop Sixth Home Game Of The Season; Lose To Minnesota 33-26

Despite the Vikings losing their starting backfield of Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder to injury, the Redskins still found a way to lose, falling to the Minnesota on Saturday by a final of 33-26. Toby Gerhart set up a touchdown with a 67-yard run, and Joe Webb threw for two touchdowns and ran for another. […]

Redskins release Choice; activate rookie Evan Royster

The Redskins have placed running back Tashard Choice on waivers, Rick Maese of The Washington Post reports. Claimed off waivers from the Cowboys earlier this month, Choice sat out the first two games with the Redskins with a hamstring injury before carrying the ball six times for seven yards and catching one pass for two yards against the […]

RB Ryan Torain out 7-10 days due to fractured left hand

Running back Ryan Torain, the presumed incumbent starter at the position heading into the 2010 position, suddenly doesn’t have such a stranglehold on said starting job anymore. First, the Redskins acquire Tim Hightower from the Cardinals to compete with Torain in camp, and now a fracture in his left hand will keep him out for […]