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Redskins Insider Archive: Jim Haslett

Haslett: Hall's Pro Bowl selection was 'well deserved'

On Internet message boards and sports-talk radio shows, some Redskins fans have criticized the selection of cornerback DeAngelo Hall to the Pro Bowl. But defensive coordinator Jim Haslett believes the voters got it right. "It's well deserved," Haslett said of Hall's third Pro Bowl selection. "He makes a lot of plays....

By Jason Reid  | December 31, 2010; 8:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
Categories:  DeAngelo Hall, Jim Haslett  
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What happens to Albert Haynesworth when suspension ends?

Defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth's four-game suspension without pay ends after Sunday's season finale against the New York Giants at FedEx Field. On Monday, some Redskins players will report to Redskins Park and meet with Coach Mike Shanahan. Will Haynesworth be among them? "That's a good question," Shanahan said after practice...

By Jason Reid  | December 30, 2010; 3:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Albert Haynesworth, Jim Haslett, Mike Shanahan  
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The long road to a successful 3-4 defense

Some have criticized Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan for changing the team's defensive scheme from a 4-3 base front to a 3-4 alignment despite it being clear that the current roster was not ideally constituted to support his plan. The Redskins are last in the NFL in defense, giving up an...

By Jason Reid  | December 14, 2010; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (66)
Categories:  3-4 defense, Brian Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall, Jim Haslett, Mike Shanahan  
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Haslett on Haynesworth: "Can you ever make the guy happy?"

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan declined Thursday to say whether the team would attempt to recoup some of the $21 million in bonus money it paid to suspended defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth in April. "I'm not exactly sure at this time exactly what we're going to do or what direction we're...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 9, 2010; 4:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  3-4 defense, Albert Haynesworth, Jim Haslett  
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Jim Haslett says Redskins' last-ranked defense faces "learning curve"

After giving up a staggering 592 yards - the most in Philadelphia Eagles franchise history - during the 59-28 Monday night debacle, the Redskins again rank last in the NFL in total defense. Washington continues to experience growing pains nine games into the transition from a 4-3 base alignment to...

By Jason Reid  | November 19, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (65)
Categories:  3-4 defense, Jim Haslett  
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One of the worst defensive games in Redskins history

Though a lot of the talk and debate following the Redskins' utterly embarrassing 59-28 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles will center around the play of - and the contract given to - quarterback Donovan McNabb, the game also further emphasized Washington's myriad defensive problems under first-year coordinator Jim Haslett. According...

By Barry Svrluga  | November 16, 2010; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (44)
Categories:  3-4 defense, Jim Haslett  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Redskins gameplanning for Michael Vick's skills, Jason Reid , November 10, 2010
Redskins at the bye week: the defense, Jason Reid , November 3, 2010
Haslett, McCarthy reunited on Sunday, Jason Reid , October 9, 2010
Haslett: Vick means 'everything changes', Jason Reid , October 2, 2010
The 3-4 is experiencing some growing pains, Jason Reid , October 2, 2010
Redskins blitz package could be 'scary', Jason Reid , September 17, 2010
Redskins' defense is 'hyped' to take on Cowboys, Jason Reid , September 8, 2010
Haynesworth speaks, likes new defense, Rick Maese , August 13, 2010
Brian Orakpo's new role: The "Buck", Jason Reid , August 3, 2010
Haynesworth studying right end position, Jason Reid , August 1, 2010
Rookie LB Perry Riley likes the 3-4, Paul Tenorio , June 24, 2010
Jim Haslett: Defense is with the program, Jason Reid , June 18, 2010
Eric Berry's visit with Redskins continues, Jason Reid , April 1, 2010
 
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