Redskins sign NT Phil Taylor

Redskins sign NT Phil Taylor

The Washington Redskins signed oft-injured nose tackle Phil Taylor, who turns 30 this weekend, to a one-year contract with undisclosed financial terms. The Redskins were counting on Taylor as their starting nose tackle in 2017, but he tore his left quadriceps in a preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals, ending his season. Taylor was a first round pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2011, but he has not played in an NFL game since 2014,…

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Redskins Phil Taylor suffers season ending injury

Redskins Phil Taylor suffers season ending injury

Washington Redskins DL Phil Taylor was having a dream training camp and pre-season.  He came into the Redskins camp having not played in the prior two NFL seasons.  He performed so well, that not only was he a lock to make the roster, but he was set to start in the middle of the Redskins defensive line. That dream ended yesterday. Phil Taylor will miss the entire 2017 season due to a quad injury.  It’s bad news…

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Draft: Defensive Line

Draft: Defensive Line

Over the next few weeks, LETS GO REDSKINS will review Washington’s options in next month’s NFL Draft, position by position. Are the Redskins planning on investing heavily along the interior of the defensive line in the NFL Draft? Veterans Chris Baker and Ricky Jean-Francois were let go in free agency, while Stacy McGee and Terrell McClain were added, from Oakland and Dallas respectively. A need remains at nose tackle, the centerpiece of any 3-4 scheme….

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More roster signings for the Redskins, Galette to return

More roster signings for the Redskins, Galette to return

The Washington Redskins make a few more roster signings to future contracts.  The following players were signed to futures contracts: DL Phil Taylor LB Khairi Fortt LB Pete Robertson Taylor is a former first round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Baylor.  He spent four season with the Cleveland Browns.  Taylor suffered a knee injury in 2015 and missed that season and placed on injured reserve by Denver.  He was eventually released.  You’ve…

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Redskins have Knighton, Taylor in for workouts

Redskins have Knighton, Taylor in for workouts

A Washington Redskins team struggling to stop the run and desperate to improve in that area, is calling in some beef to add more size to the defensive line. Specifically, former Washington Redskins nose tackle Terrance “Pot Roast” Knighton and former Cleveland Browns nose tackle Phil Taylor, will be working out at Redskins Park. Knighton, a former Jacksonville Jaguar and Denver Bronco, played with the Skins in 2015, but reportedly weighed about 400 pounds last…

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