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Redskins Insider Archive: Willie Parker

Source: Redskins cut Willie Parker

Running back Willie Parker was among the Redskins' cuts on Saturday, according to a league source. This offseason it was clear that the Redskins were intent on upgrading the running back position when they signed proven veterans Larry Johnson and Willie Parker to compete with incumbent Clinton Portis. It was...

By Jason Reid and Paul Tenorio  |  September 4, 2010; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Running backs , Willie Parker  
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Clinton Portis won't play Thursday

Slowed by an ankle sprain, running back Clinton Portis will not play in Thursday's preseason finale at Arizona. Neither Portis nor quarterback Donovan McNabb participated in practice on Monday. But both seemed to be walking around on their sore ankles without much problem. "Still getting treatment," Coach Mike Shanahan said....

By Rick Maese  |  August 30, 2010; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
Categories:  Clinton Portis , Donovan McNabb , Willie Parker  
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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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Some questions that may be answered tonight

We've found our seats in the impressive New Meadowlands Stadium and players are stretching on the field below us. Kickoff is still couple of hours away, but let's review a few questions that the Redskins will try to answer tonight. 1. Does Albert Haynesworth see any time with the first-team...

By Rick Maese  |  August 27, 2010; 5:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (44)
Categories:  Albert Haynesworth , Anthony Armstrong , Devin Thomas , Kareem Moore , Larry Johnson , Rex Grossman , Running backs , Willie Parker , wide receivers  
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Willie Parker gets his chance against Jets

Willie Parker gets his turn in the running back rotation Friday night against the New York Jets at New Meadowlands Stadium. Clinton Portis started the preseason opener against Buffalo, Larry Johnson opened with the first-team offense against Baltimore and now Parker will have an opportunity to impress coaches. Although Coach...

By Jason Reid  |  August 27, 2010; 2:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (64)
Categories:  Clinton Portis , Santana Moss , Willie Parker  
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Willie Parker will get his chance to make an impression Friday

Lost amid the headline-stealing names such as Donovan McNabb, Albert Haynesworth and Mike Shanahan this season is running back Willie Parker. "Everything I hear, 'Willie Parker is in the back,' 'he's the backburner,' he's this, he's that," Parker said Tuesday in the locker room. "What you all don't know: That...

By Rick Maese  |  August 24, 2010; 12:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
Categories:  Running backs , Willie Parker  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Johnson ready to take his turn in backfield, Jason Reid , August 17, 2010
Willie Parker moves up the depth chart, Jason Reid , August 16, 2010
Willie Parker not concerned about depth chart, Paul Tenorio , August 9, 2010
Willie Parker listed No. 4 on depth chart, Rick Maese and Paul Tenorio , August 9, 2010
The Running Backs: A breakdown, Barry Svrluga , August 5, 2010
Camp Storylines: No. 3 Backfield logjam, Jason Reid , July 28, 2010
 
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