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ASHBURN — After Matt Jones fumbled for the fourth time this season, Chris Thompson let the rookie running back have his space. During the second quarter of the Washington Redskins' 44-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Jones swooped to the left edge on a two-yard gain and tried ...
This week's FedEx Ground Moment of the Week takes a closer look at Chris Thompson's 38-yard run against the New Orleans Saints.
How soon will Redskins rookie Matt Jones begin putting pressure on starter Alfred Morris?
Redskins running back Chris Thompson has speed, elusiveness and versatility. But he's running out of time to put it all together.
Blake Sims, the former Alabama quarterback, is vying for a spot at running back during the Redskins' rookie minicamps.
Depth chart preview: There could be some hot competition at the running back spot this year with two holdovers and an intriguing undrafted player perhaps battling for one roster spot.
Opening night always dominates the headlines and buildup to any NFL draft. With this year's draft day looming large, all anybody wants to talk about are first-round prospects. But smart franchises are the ones who consistently make good use of the later rounds. Smart general managers are the ones who consistently guess right on sleeper prospects. The Washington Redskins are hoping Scot McCloughan
With Chris Thompson and Silas Redd Jr. already on the roster, Jay Gruden believes the Redskins will have answers to their third-down back situation soon.
At this point in the pre-draft process, it's tough accurately predicting which Washington Redskins players will enjoy expanded roles in 2015. A best guess would involve five members of the current roster, including a free agent added by new general manager Scot McCloughan this offseason. A better place to start though, is probably to say where the Redskins have room for a breakout player or two. T
Michael Hill is back for a second stint with Washington. Hill, a second-year tailback from Missouri Western, re-signed with Washington on Monday, according to the NFL’s personnel notice. Hill (5-10, 210) was on Washington’s practice squad toward the end of last season. He was last with the Colts, who waived him in March. The 25-year-old…
The Washington Redskins on Monday announced the signing of running back Michael Hill, who had a stint on the team's practice squad in 2014.
With Roy Helu Jr. now an Oakland Raider, the Washington Redskins find themselves in need of an effective No. 2 running back.Alfred Morris will aim to post his fourth consecutive 1,000-plus-yard season. But the team seeks a speedy, pass-catching threat to use on third downs, and when in need of a change of pace. While serving in that capacity last season, Helu had 40 carries for 216 yards and a to
With Roy Helu gone for Oakland, the Redskins need a new backup running back. Jay Gruden said that a new backup could already be on the team in Chris Thompson or Silas Redd, or the 'Skins could look to the draft.
Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said there’s plenty of talent available if the team wanted to add competition at the running back position this offseason.
Several Washington Redskins players faced uncertain futures in 2014, as they found themselves on and off the practice squad and the active roster.
Randy Jordan noticed a different attitude from Chris Thompson during the Washington Redskins' practice last Thursday. Jordan, the running backs coach, saw Thompson continually over-running holes and missing lanes before finally pulling him aside and asking him what was going on. "Man, I'm just too excited right now," Thompson told ...
Unbeaten Lehigh Valley will try to make the best of a holiday contest against Alabama Hammers at Stabler Arena. Mike Clark, the executive vice president and general manager of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks, can control a lot of things.
Washington Redskins special teams coordinator Keith Burns looks to right his ship out of the bye week, focusing on fundamentals and patience in all facets of special teams.
Change has served as the theme of the Washington Redskins’ special teams units this season, and as the first quarter of the season drew to a close, new coordinator Keith Burns and the players under his charge had yet to completely work out the kinks. Read full article >>
Redskins punt returner Chris Thompson is off to an uneven start. But special teams coordinator Keith Burns says he's willing to be patient with the rookie.
For rookie running back Chris Thompson, the span between the Washington Redskins’ preseason finale last Thursday night and the team’s roster reduction Saturday was a high-anxiety time. The fact that Thompson had scored a dazzling touchdown on a punt return in the final exhibition game in Tampa hadn’t convinced him, he said, that making the season-opening roster was a certainty. Read full art
The Washington Redskins proved during preseason that their already-explosive offense will be even more versatile this season. They also revealed a pass rush that is primed to join the league's elite. The increased versatility on offense will come from greater speed being added to a dominant ground game. Speaking of that productive rushing attack, it could be even better this season. Defensively, t
The Washington Redskins will be hoping to answer the remaining questions regarding their roster in their final preseason game. The Redskins travel to Florida to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 7:30 p.m. ET and the game can be seen on CSN and NBC-4. The main questions head coach Mike Shanahan will want answered is who can fill out his running back rotation. He will also be keen to see certain d
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan was blunt with rookie running back Chris Thompson. "No matter how good you are, if you fumble you can't play," Shanahan said after Thompson's second turnover in two preseason games on Saturday afternoon against the Buffalo Bills. There was no damage done on his third-quarter ...
EDMONTON - Success for the Edmonton Eskimos is 2013 rests on five mountain-sized men who barely know each other protecting the CFL team's third opening-day quarterback in three years.
Head coach Kavis Reed ‘extremely confident’ Edmonton Eskimos star receiver Fred Stamps will play in CFL season opener on Saturday against Saskatchewan Roughriders
Fred Stamps was more spectator than participant at the Edmonton Eskimos’ indoor practice at the Commonwealth Stadium fieldhouse on Tuesday, much like he’s been for the last week and a half. But no one seems to be too concerned about the star receiver’s availability for Saturday’s CFL season opener against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Commonwealth Stadium.
The cloudy forecast won’t be the only reason you won’t be able to see the stars on Friday night. Edmonton Eskimos head coach Kavis Reed will sit a number of his star players in his team’s first Canadian Football League pre-season game of the year, against the visiting Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Rookie, veteran defensive backs try to catch the eye of Kavis Reed at Edmonton Eskimos training camp
Rookies are always under close scrutiny, but the microscope is focused a little sharper on defensive backs at the Edmonton Eskimos’ training camp. It’s not just because the Eskimos have to replace a pair of veterans in the secondary, with Rod Williams trying out for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings this summer and Weldon Brown signing as a free agent with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Robert Griffin III continues to advance in his rehab from knee surgery, as he was cleared Thursday to run cross-field sprints and came through with no problems. The Redskins quarterback ran sprints in the end zone along with rookies Jordan Reed and Chris Thompson, who also are recovering from injuries. ...
Robert Griffin III was back on the field for the Washington Redskins during a Thursday OTA session after having reconstructive knee surgery on January 9. He took snaps under center, made throws to his receivers and even briskly jogged between drills while donning a bulky knee brace. ESPN had live coverage of RG3's practice, and the 2012 Offensive Rookie of the Year didn't appe