By 29, Jim Brown and Gale Sayers were calling it a career, but former Redskins RB Tim Hightower is just getting started in New Orleans.
The Redskins beat the Indianapolis Colts 30-17 in the final tune up for the players safely in the line-up and rookies Robert Griffin IIIand Alfred Morris really impressed.
Of the 90 players on the Redskins preseason roster, a whopping 9 have close ties to the Washington area.
Barring any setbacks, Tim Hightower will make his 2012 debut Saturday night against the Indianapolis Colts.
The Redskins held their last practice as they prepare for their third preseason game and first home game on Saturday against the Indianapolis Colts.
Mike Shanahan has a gut feeling Roy Helu won’t play Saturday against the Chicago Bears. The second-year Washington Redskins running back has been slowed by Achilles tendonitis of late.
As an Alexandria native and graduate of Episcopal High School, Tim Hightower’s childhood dream came true last season when he donned a jersey for the Washington Redskins. But with his year cut short in last season and plenty of competition in the backfield, he’ll really have to show something in Training Camp if he wants to keep that dream alive in ’12.
Ashburn, VA-The Redskins held their fourth walk-through of training camp this morning as they start a new week after having yesterday off.
The Redskins concluded day one of a scheduled three day minicamp today as this minicamp will be the last time the team practices together until training camp starts in July.
Ashburn, VA-The Redskins held their first OTA today, got to use their bubble for the first, but it didn’t end the way they wanted when Mike Shanahan got blindsided during a deep throw down the middle.