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Redskins Insider Archive: Offensive line

Redskins hire Chris Morgan to help coach offensive line

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have hired Chris Morgan as an assistant offensive line coach, adding a new member to coach Mike Shanahan's staff. Morgan is coming off two seasons in the same role with the Oakland Raiders, where he helped coach a unit that paved the way...

By Mike Jones  | February 8, 2011; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (245)
Categories:  Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, Trent Williams  
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Redskins looking at Senior Bowl offensive linemen

The Redskins addressed a huge need in last year's draft by selecting left tackle Trent Williams in the first round. But they're still in need of help on the line, and Washington scouts were on hand Tuesday morning here in Mobile, Ala., to watch practice of the North team, which...

By Rick Maese  | January 25, 2011; 3:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (103)
Categories:  Offensive line  
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Kevin Barnes and "Macho" Harris to start as safeties

With the Redskins extremely thin at safety, cornerback Kevin Barnes and the recently signed Macho Harris will start Sunday afternoon against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Barnes, a second-year player, will replace Reed Doughty, who was not cleared to play after suffering a concussion in last week's 33-30 loss...

By Jason Reid  | December 26, 2010; 12:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (110)
Categories:  Brian Orakpo, Donovan McNabb, Jammal Brown, Kareem Moore, Offensive line, Rex Grossman  
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Statistical analysis: How the o-line stacks up

There is no question where the Redskins need to start rebuilding for next season. It's clearly the offensive line, and pass blocking in particular. Measuring line play with statistics is tricky, so before we look at just where the Redskins' line stacks up statistically, let's look at how line stats...

By Brian Burke  | December 23, 2010; 6:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (61)
Categories:  Offensive line, Statistical analysis  
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New way to measure effectiveness of offensive lines

Measuring the effectiveness of an offensive line can be a tricky thing. Sack totals don't tell the entire story. Rushing numbers offer a slight hint, as do passing figures. But to get a good feel for line play, you really need to consider all those factors. The smart people at...

By Rick Maese  | December 14, 2010; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
Categories:  Offensive line  
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Rabach, Hicks trying to play Sunday

Injured offensive linemen Casey Rabach and Artis Hicks say they both hope to practice this week and play in Sunday's game against the Vikings. "If I can play, I'm going to play," said Rabach. "That's what I plan on doing on Sunday." The decision, of course, will be made by...

By Rick Maese  | November 24, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Casey Rabach, Offensive line  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Injury woes plague Redskins' offensive line, Jason Reid , November 23, 2010
Stephon Heyer and the changing of the guard, Jason Reid , November 22, 2010
Injury updates: Portis, Rabach, etc., etc., etc., Barry Svrluga , November 21, 2010
Protecting quarterback will be key against Eagles, Barry Svrluga , November 13, 2010
Offensive line's breakdowns result in 7 sacks, Barry Svrluga , November 1, 2010
Shanahan says Jammal Brown is still recovering, Jason Reid , October 25, 2010
Long journey to first career start, Rick Maese , September 29, 2010
Redskins line is shuffled before the game, Rick Maese , September 26, 2010
Trent Williams inactive for Rams game, Barry Svrluga , September 26, 2010
Trent Williams improving, hopes to play Sunday, Jason Reid , September 23, 2010
Offensive line is a work in progress, Rick Maese , September 22, 2010
More O-line shuffling possible, Rick Maese , September 17, 2010
Breaking down the Redskins' 53-man roster, Jason Reid , September 2, 2010
Shanahan stays focused on the big picture, Jason Reid , August 16, 2010
Jammal Brown misses practice with hip strain, Paul Tenorio , August 4, 2010
Chad Rinehart back to full strength, Jorge Castillo , August 2, 2010
Offense makes strides, Kyle Shanahan says, Rick Maese , June 18, 2010
Redskins sign three draft picks, Jason Reid , June 11, 2010
Sam Bradford praises Trent Williams, Cindy Boren , April 23, 2010
Trent Williams on NFC East's defenses, Cindy Boren , April 22, 2010
Redskins miss out on offensive lineman Sims, Jason Reid , March 22, 2010
Restricted FA Montgomery re-signed, Rick Maese , March 13, 2010
 
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