With three sacks in 48 snaps, OLB Houston Bates has a chance to crack the final 53-man roster, particularly with his work on special teams.
Redskins linebacker Adam Hayward was not part of last year’s special teams disaster in Washington, but he feels the sting just the same.
After practice on Military Appreciation Day at Washington Redskins training camp, the special teams coordinator made a beeline to the people in uniform near the special VIP tent.
As if they didn’t have enough problems after being humiliated on national television during last week’s 31-16 loss at Dallas, Washington’s NFL-worst special teams coverage units now have to deal with Chicago’s record-setting return man Devin Hester on Sunday.
For many years Redskins fans found it easy to blame former special teams coach Danny Smith for all of their troubles. But now Smith’s value to the team is clearly evident as this year’s unit is unlike anything that we have seen in some time.
Washington Redskins special teams coordinator Danny Smith has taken a job with the Steelers, sources tell Dan Hellie of NBC Washington.
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