Posts Tagged ‘Tim Hightower’

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 […]

Could Tim Hightower be the Redskins Starting RB in 2012?

According to ProFootballWeekly.com, the Washington Redskins may actually prefer to start RB Tim Hightower over Roy Helu this season, while limiting Helu’s touches to something in the range of 10-15 per game. The Redskins are apparently concerned about Helu’s durability, which is interesting when you consider that Hightower is coming off of a torn ACL. […]

Redskins and RB Tim Hightower Agree to Terms on a One-Year Deal

The Redskins have another weapon for new QB RGIII, as the team Sunday came to terms with free-agent running back Tim Hightower. Reports say that Hightower agreed to terms on a one-year deal. He broke news of the deal on his Twitter account. He tweeted a photo of himself in a Redskins hat, along with […]

Can stumbling Redskins offense rebound?

Special Contribution by NFL Gridiron Gab Featured Author Adrian Mojia Two fumbles and an interception was really the key to this game, giving the Niners good field position and points off the turnovers. Tim Hightower was by far the Skins best rushing threat and without him, the Skins have failed to put together any semblance […]

Redskins vs. 49ers preview: By the Numbers

If you’re a Redskins fan, you might want to brace yourself — because this isn’t going to be pretty. Team Record: Washington Redskins: 3-4 San Francisco 49ers: 6-1 Quarterbacks: Rex Grossman + John Beck, Washington: 134 completions out of 223 attempts (56.8% completion), 1736 yards, 7 TD’s, 12 INT’s, 67.7 QB Rating Alex Smith, San […]

Redskins Gab NFL Week 8 Preview – Washington at Buffalo

WHEN THE REDSKINS HAVE THE BALL With Tim Hightower done for the year, onetime Mike Shanahan favorite Ryan Torain (152 rushing yards, 1 TD) gets another chance to be the featured back for a Washington offense that figures to go run-heavy this week. The oft-injured 25- year-old has shown he can handle the role in […]

Redskins WR Moss out 5-7 weeks; RB Hightower done for season

The Washington Redskins announced that wide receiver Santana Moss will be sidelined five-to-seven weeks after undergoing surgery on his fractured hand Monday. A double whammy for the ‘Skins as, running back Tim Hightower received news that he will out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL, according to coach Mike Shanahan via the […]

Sources: Redskins RB Hightower has torn ACL

Chris Russell of ESPN 980 reports that according to multiple sources the Washington Redskins medical staff believes running back Tim Hightower has a torn ACL in his left knee. Hightower was carted off the field during today’s 33-20 loss to the Panthers and is scheduled to undergo an MRI in the morning. The former Spider […]