Absolutely. A link to each WAS player's individual page is provided for 2012. And even without surgery, how can anyone rely on him for 16 games? Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni will be the next head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, sources told ESPN on Thursday. Given the green light to take a quarterback's head off on every play, the Redskins don a pretty solid duo. There's a chance that Shanahan carries three nose tackles, but I'd assume he'd rather carry more defensive ends in the 3-4 scheme. Where at one time I predicted him as a member of the practice squad, Crawford is continuing to prove me stupid. From a talent standpoint—and when taken at their best—free-agent additions Tanard Jackson, Brandon Meriweather and Madieu Williams are very solid football players. Washington only has four players with a $10+ million cap hit this season and still have plenty of room to add some veteran talent to the roster before the season begins. In addition to the following players being waived/cut, the Redskins traded cornerback Kevin Barnes to the Detroit Lions for a conditional draft pick and right tackle Jammal Brown was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list. On the other side, Chris Chester reigns supreme at the position. Continuing to defy the laws of the human body, the ageless London Fletcher returns to the Redskins as one of the most underrated linebackers in the league. For all team transactions prior to July 24, visit this Redskins team link. He's got the perfect blend of attitude and talent. Top Five Offensive Redskins Players of the 2012 Season 1- Robert Griffin III For nearly 20 years the Washington Redskins searched for a franchise quarterback who could lead them back to glory, they found it in 2012. OGs on roster: Chris Chester, Erik Cook, Grant Garner, Adam Gettis, Maurice Hurt, Josh LeRibeus, Kory Lichtensteiger, Nick Martinez, Projected starters: Kory Lichtensteiger, Chris Chester, Offseason additions: Grant Garner, Adam Gettis, Josh LeRibeus, Nick Martinez, Projected final roster: Chris Chester, Adam Gettis, Josh LeRibeus, Kory Lichtensteiger, Maurice Hurt. With two rookies that were locks to make the roster and a veteran with experience in the offense, Crompton knew it was only a matter of time. Meriweather is a two-time Pro Bowler with valuable NFL experience, but his attitude and work ethic raise some concern. But he missed nine games in 2015 with a lacerated kidney and torn abdominal muscles and the entire 2017 season because of a shoulder injury. The fourth-year vet had a slim chance of making a thin secondary, but injury and the emergence of Richard Crawford was enough to make Trent a part of first cuts. 07/28/2012:  The Washington Redskins waived wide receiver Brian Hernandez. You can see Cooley's statement here, from right after the news was handed down. He has the size to play the position and his practices have been impressive so far, but Baker is beat out by Neild's experience from last season. I wouldn't go as far to say Graham Gano is a favorite, but fans are at least familiar with him. Record: 10-6-0, 1st in WRs on roster: Anthony Armstrong, Terrence Austin, Brandon Banks, Pierre Garcon, Leonard Hankerson, Darius Hanks, Sam Kirkland, Lance Lewis, Josh Morgan, Santana Moss, Niles Paul, Aldrick Robinson, Dezmon Briscoe, Projected starters: Santana Moss, Pierre Garcon, Josh Morgan, Offseason additions: Pierre Garcon, Darius Hanks, Brian Hernandez, Sam Kirkland, Lance Lewis, Josh Morgan, Dezmon Briscoe, Roster cuts: Brian Hernandez, Kelvin Bolden, Projected final roster: Terrence Austin, Pierre Garcon, Leonard Hankerson, Josh Morgan, Santana Moss, Aldrick Robinson, Brandon Banks. And worst case scenario, veteran Tyler Polumbus is a decent fill-in at right tackle. The 2013 season was the Washington Redskins' 82nd in the National Football League.They failed to improve on their 10–6 regular season record from 2012, and suffered through a 3–13 season, which was the worst record that the team had posted since 1994, resulting in the firing of head coach Mike Shanahan and most of his staff after four seasons. The Redskins could still bring in a free agent to test Gano, but it seems unlikely if Rackers couldn't get it done. 1 receiver. He was efficient last year and will likely stay with the team. Trent was originally claimed off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars. And while I was once predicting Minnifield a starter by next year, his injury really doesn't look good. And then there's Sundberg. The following list of Redskins transactions starts in late July, following the finalization of Robert Griffin III's contract with the team. Will Montgomery is slated to return as the starter, even with a majority of us believing he's better-suited as a backup. RBs on roster: Antwon Bailey, Lennon Creer, Tristan Davis, Tim Hightower, Roy Helu, Evan Royster, Alfred Morris, Darrel Young, Dorson Bryce, Offseason additions: Antwon Bailey, Lennon Creer, Alfred Morris, Dorson Bryce, Projected final roster: Roy Helu, Evan Royster, Tim Hightower, Darrel Young. Below is a projection of how that could look. Throughout camp so far, Williams looks to have returned to midseason form from a year ago, and I expect him to really take off this season and place his name on the list of some the league's best young tackles. Kirkland wasn't enough in practice to warrant him any extra time. And for good reason. As a rookie last season, Ryan Kerrigan proved that converting from a down lineman to a stand-up edge linebacker is easy, and he earned recognition as a Defensive Rookie of the Year candidate. Not to sound negative, but center is arguably one of the more boring positions in camp this season. Not to say his position doesn't matter, but it sure is uneventful. Not to beat a dead horse, but the Redskins offensive line this season is solely dependent on health. Through camp so far, both Rex Grossman and Kirk Cousins have struggled. And being that he's undersized and strictly used as a kick returner, there simply isn't enough room for a player without versatility this year. But he joined too late to have a legitimate chance. is listed with their measurements, age, experience, and college. Rookie Keenan Robinson also has the potential to play both inside and outside. Perhaps the most surprising of releases, the release of Rackers solidifies Graham Gano's place on the roster and role of starting place kicker. Despite suffering a strained hamstring in practice (July 30), Darrel Young is the Redskins starting fullback. Not to be confused, I don't think there's a whole lot of emotional value between Gano and the club. Luck, the No. But my opinion is that offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan will have to get creative in implementing Banks in the offense somehow, whether it be bubble screens, coming out of the backfield, reverses, etc. Jenkins was a rookie last year that was lost for the season before ever playing his first regular season game. Situationally? Fellow safety Reed Doughty has found a way to stay on a roster regardless of coordinator or scheme for years. And they're also familiar with his inconsistency—something that was apparently no secret to coaches either. So maybe Robert Griffin III won't take the Redskins to a Super Bowl in his first season at the helm, but damn if he doesn't make you feel like it's possible. Campbell was brought on for the right reasons -- with the offensive line being so thin. They'll need to step it up in practice and make plays come preseason games. The Redskins — the same Redskins who signed Albert Haynesworth for $100 million — threw ... and they have a roster that is 90 percent set with players that … Strong Safety: LaRon Landry It's obvious that kickers often go overlooked, but Rocca shouldn't be on that list. With four spots generally locked at receiver, the position was one of the toughest competitions. In addition to the following players being waived/cut, the Redskins traded cornerback Kevin Barnes to the Detroit Lions for a conditional draft pick and right tackle Jammal Brown was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list. With the secondary being one of the Redskins' most suspect positions, I won't say that cornerback is necessarily exciting. Although not close to guys like Jimmy Graham or Rob Gronkowski in terms of size or height, Paul is a natural pass-catcher; he has great body control; he is extremely physical; he's fearless in any situation (whether it be across the middle of special teams) and he's a committed blocker. Although the team would like to retain Brown in hopes that he could return midseason, his cap number is simply too high. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. But his blocking needs are a big work in progress. The only concern regarding Williams is his injury-plagued background—he plays about 11 games per year on average. He'll once again captain the defense, and he has another good shot at leading the team in tackles. The rookies will soon be in Ashburn for rookie minicamp, and not long after, full minicamp with the entire team. Riley is a solid tackler and plays physically with good read-and-react skills. He was basically thrown into the mix and didn't really begin to understand the defense until about Week 7 or 8. The Redskins will whittle their roster down to 53 members today. Originally joining the team after spending time under Raheem Morris in Tampa, Lee was thought to bring depth to the tackle position. Rookie Keenan Robinson was more of a natural fit at outside linebacker in college, but I see him best-suited as an inside guy in the NFL. Perhaps because they have to. In a slight surprise, rookie Richard Crawford has been very impressive in early practices. Veteran Santana Moss is said to have reported to camp in the best shape of his career. His technique had improved, his hand placement was more strategic and his athleticism continued to be a natural characteristic of his game. And while the Redskins are in desperate need of help on the right side, guys like Willie Smith and Tyler Polumbus were still way ahead of Lee. All transactions prior to July 24 can be found by using the provided link. Training camp isn't for three months and roster cuts won't happen until September, still, the outline of a newly shaped Redskins roster is starting to appear. It looks like veteran tight end Chris Cooley could play multiple roles for the Redskins this year with the release of Mike Shanahan's first depth chart of the 2012 Season. Shanahan keeps saying that this team is better than his previous Redskins squads that won only five and six games. Although Shanahan would probably like Gano to win the job, no one should anticipate any exceptions. He's large enough to play the nose, and he can move. Before his injury, Shanahan praised Jenkins for his work in camp/practice, and some were even labeling him the team's most talented defensive lineman. For the first time in a long time, the Redskins are fresh with youth; strong character is now a priority, and the front office is no longer treating summers like lottery payouts for mediocre talent. NTs on roster: Barry Cofield, Chris Baker, Truck Neild, Projected final roster: Barry Cofield, Truck Neild. Listed at 6'1", 235 lbs., Paul has the physical tools to be a successful tight end in the NFL's evolving offensive game. Williams has since expressed his regret and says that he has learned from his mistakes. One of the more interesting camp battles will take place at the running back position, as second-year guys Roy Helu and Evan Royster will battle with veteran Tim Hightower for the starting job. Perhaps the rookie was thought to be a practice squad guy this season, but showing up in practice gives coaches enough to find him a spot on the roster at a position that isn't exactly deep. Griffin started his career as well as possible, going 6/6 on his opening possession, setting up a 37-yard field goal by new Redskins kicker Billy Cundiff. The Redskins added 10 new players last weekend via the NFL Draft. Quarterback (3): Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins, Rex Grossman, Running Back (3): Roy Helu Jr., Evan Royster, Tim Hightower, Tight End (3): Fred Davis, Chris Cooley, Niles Paul, Wide Receiver (7): Pierre Garcon, Santana Moss, Leonard Hankerson, Josh Morgan, Terrence Austin, Aldrick Robinson, Brandon Banks, Offensive Line (9): Trent Williams, Kory Lichtensteiger, Will Montgomery, Chris Chester, Willie Smith, Tyler Polumbus, Josh LeRibeus, Maurice Hurt, Adam Gettis, Defensive End (4): Stephen Bowen, Adam Carriker, Jarvis Jenkins, Kedric Golston, Nose Tackle (2): Barry Cofield, Truck Neild, Inside Linebacker (4): London Fletcher, Perry Riley, Lorenzo Alexander, Keenan Robinson, Outside Linebacker (4): Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan, Rob Jackson, Markus White, Cornerback (6): Josh Wilson, DeAngelo Hall, Kevin Barnes, Cedric Griffin, Richard Crawford, Brandyn Thompson, Safety (4): Brandon Meriweather, Madieu Williams, DeJon Gomes, Tanard Jackson, Special Teams (3): Graham Gano, Sav Rocca, Nick Sundberg. The best kicker in camp and preseason will be the kicker for the Redskins in 2012. Despite a somewhat consistent college career, Hernandez was a huge long shot to make the roster. The Redskins apparently don't see themselves in many games coming down to three points this season. Although fans and coaches clearly saw the importance of Stephen Bowen and Adam Carriker last season, the opposition didn't seem to show them much respect. When the Redskins signed Barry Cofield as a free agent last summer, not everyone believed that he could make the transition from defensive tackle to nose. Not to worry, as third-year linebacker Perry Riley has picked up valuable experience along the way and seems prepared to take over the starting role. QBs on roster: Kirk Cousins, Jonathan Crompton, Robert Griffin III, Rex Grossman, Offseason additions: Kirk Cousins, Robert Griffin III, Projected final roster: Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins, Rex Grossman. Join our linker program. 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