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Redskins Insider Archive: Larry Johnson

Washington was 'bad situation' for Larry Johnson

On Wednesday, Coach Mike Shanahan seemed to leave the door cracked for a Larry Johnson return to Washington. "Larry did a great job in the offseason. He gave us everything he had, and heck, there's still a chance that if somebody goes down that he could come back here," he...

By Rick Maese  | September 24, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Larry Johnson  
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Larry Johnson move: a special teams shortage or running game frustration?

After months of organized team activities, minicamps, training camp, four preseason games and two games to begin the regular season, the Redskins suddenly realized Larry Johnson does not play special teams? And now they cannot afford the luxury of two backs who don't? Johnson's agent, Peter Schaffer, said a Redskins...

By Jason Reid  | September 22, 2010; 8:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (117)
Categories:  Larry Johnson, Offensive line, Special teams  
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Redskins cut running back Larry Johnson

Updated: 6:38 p.m. The Redskins cut veteran running back Larry Johnson Tuesday, making him the first casualty of a ground game that has been among the NFL's worst through the first two weeks of the season. Johnson's agent, Peter Schaffer, and the team confirmed the move. According to two sources...

By Barry Svrluga and Jason Reid  | September 21, 2010; 5:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (256)
Categories:  Larry Johnson, Running backs  
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Larry Johnson looking forward to Redskins-Cowboys rivalry

On Sunday night, veteran running back Larry Johnson will experience the Washington-Dallas rivalry for the first time as a player. But to hear Johnson tell it, he already knows what Redskins-Cowboys is all about. "That's what it always was -- the Cowboys and Redskins in my household," said Johnson, who...

By Jason Reid  | September 11, 2010; 1:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (163)
Categories:  Larry Johnson, Running backs  
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Larry Johnson hits his groove

It was sort of like old times for Larry Johnson. There he was again, late in the fourth quarter of another undecided game with the football in his hands and eager to pound the defense. The Kansas City Chiefs used to rely on the powerful runner to help control...

By Jason Reid  | August 28, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (147)
Categories:  Larry Johnson, Running backs  
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Parker gets his shot, but Johnson shines

Heading into the preseason, the cluster of running backs on the Washington Redskins roster was something the coaches said they had to evaluate.  Larry Johnson and Willie Parker, two veterans brought in during the offseason, were held out of the preseason opener against Buffalo. Coach Mike Shanahan's plan was to give...

By Jorge Castillo  | August 28, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Larry Johnson, Running backs, Willie Parker  | Tags:  Larry Johnson, Willie Parker  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Some questions that may be answered tonight, Rick Maese , August 27, 2010
Johnson ready to take his turn in backfield, Jason Reid , August 17, 2010
Willie Parker listed No. 4 on depth chart, Rick Maese and Paul Tenorio , August 9, 2010
Several thousand take in Fan Appreciation Day, Paul Tenorio , August 7, 2010
The Running Backs: A breakdown, Barry Svrluga , August 5, 2010
Veterans catch a breather in morning practice, Paul Tenorio , August 4, 2010
Camp Storylines: No. 3 Backfield logjam, Jason Reid , July 28, 2010
A few notable absences at Redskins' practice, Paul Tenorio , June 10, 2010
McNabb's Kids Clinic will include Portis, Barry Svrluga , June 9, 2010
 
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