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Redskins Insider Archive: Linebackers

Andre Carter, H.B. Blades rise to occasion when called upon

With starters Lorenzo Alexander and Rocky McIntosh injured early in last week's game against the Tennessee Titans, reserve linebackers Andre Carter and H.B. Blades played key roles. Both stepped up in the 19-16 victory in overtime at LP Field, and they could have expanded roles again Sunday against the Minnesota...

By Jason Reid  | November 27, 2010; 9:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Andre Carter, Linebackers  
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Jim Haslett calls London Fletcher's consecutive-games streak "amazing"

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, a former NFL linebacker, said he's "amazed" by inside linebacker London Fletcher's durability, among other things. In fact, Haslett expressed surprise when reporters informed him Thursday that Fletcher, barring unforeseen developments, will appear in his 200th consecutive game Sunday against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field....

By Jason Reid  | October 29, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (86)
Categories:  Jim Haslett, Linebackers, London Fletcher  
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Rocky McIntosh expected to start Sunday against Bears

Linebacker Rocky McIntosh is expected to return to the starting lineup this Sunday when the Redskins play the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The five-year veteran missed last Sunday's loss to Indianapolis after suffering a concussion one week earlier against Green Bay. "It's hard. You want to be out there...

By Rick Maese  | October 20, 2010; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Linebackers  
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McIntosh inactive after concussion

Updated 8 p.m. Inside linebacker Rocky McIntosh was among the Redskins' inactive players Sunday night because of the lingering effects of a concussion. In addition to McIntosh, defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth is inactive for the second time in as many weeks. Haynesworth missed the Week 5 victory over the Green...

By Jason Reid and Rick Maese  | October 17, 2010; 8:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (156)
Categories:  Albert Haynesworth, Linebackers  
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Trent Williams practices, Rocky McIntosh still out

Rookie left tackle Trent Williams (knee) returned to practice Thursday, but inside linebacker Rocky McIntosh (mild concussion) sat out for the second straight day and hopes to be cleared to return to work Friday, Coach Mike Shanahan said Thursday. "Rocky, he's going to talk to the doctor tomorrow," Shanahan said....

By Jason Reid  | October 14, 2010; 3:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (111)
Categories:  Linebackers, Trent Williams  
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Rocky McIntosh says he's fine. But go ask coach

Inside linebacker Rocky McIntosh, who sat out the first day of practice this week after suffering a mild concussion in the Green Bay game, said he was doing fine Thursday before practice at Redskins Park. "How am I? What did Coach [Mike] Shanahan say about it?," McIntosh asked. "I'm fine,...

By Jason Reid  | October 14, 2010; 2:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (63)
Categories:  Linebackers  
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