Posts Tagged ‘ryan torain’

Shanahan considered benching Hightower for Torain

Chris Russell of ESPN980 in Washington reports Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he nearly replaced running back Tim Hightower in Monday night’s loss to the Cowboys in favor of Ryan Torain because Hightower kept slipping. “I got a lot of belief in Ryan Torain,” Shanahan said. In 2008, Shanahan drafted Torain in the fifth round out of Arizona State […]

Ryan Torain likely to miss next two preseason games

After initially being diagnosed with a “seven to 10 days” time frame to recover from a fractured bone in his left hand, it looks like Ryan Torain will miss the Redskins third preseason game (Thursday, August 25th, vs. Baltimore), in addition to this Friday’s match up vs. Indianapolis. Torain’s cast on his injured hand has […]

Pre-Season Matters for the Redskins

Washington Redskins camp is in full throttle as we near week one of pre-season games. At this point in the process every team has questions and it is not uncommon for those questions to be far from answered. Pre-season games give coaches a chance to evaluate players at game speed and see how they react […]

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 […]

Redskins resign OT Jammal Brown, acquire RB Tim Hightower via trade

Even as the “Wild West-esque free agency period seems to be slowing down, the Redskins seemingly spent the weekend shoring up a couple of key spots on their roster. First, the Redskins took care of “one of their own” – almost a novelty in comparison to the days when the team was run by Vinny […]

Redskins to meet with a pair of former Hokies

It would seem to make sense that, in an area filled with Virginia Tech alumni (man of whom constitute the loyal Redskins fan base), the Redskins would work out a pair of highly successful draft prospects from Blacksburg, Virginia. Quarterback Tyrod Taylor – the reigning Player of the Year in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) […]

Would the Redskins draft Alabama RB Mark Ingram?

ESPN’s NFC East blogger Matt Mosley had an interesting take on NFC East teams that could take a serious look at drafting Alabama running back Mark Ingram, the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner. While he mentioned that the Giants could be a potential landing spot if we were still available with the 19th overall pick (the […]

The Redskins vs. The Jaguars: 5 keys to Victory

Entering this Sunday’s match up, one team is playing for their playoff lives while the other has a bunch of players fighting for jobs next season. Sadly, the latter would the the Redskins. If spoiling the Jaguars’ run to the playoffs is to provide for any consolation prize, here’s how the Redskins can pull it […]