Posts Tagged ‘willie-parker’

Former Redskins Back Willie Parker Slams the Skins; Says He’d Like to Play Again for Steelers

The Redskins inked Wilile Parker and just about every free agent back last season, and in the end, the former two-time Super Bowl winning RB didn’t even make the Skins roster. That hasn’t stopped Parker from thinking about playing again, as Pro Football reports, he didn’t like his time with the Skins, and if […]

Redskins to release former Steelers RB Willie Parker

“Fast” Willie Parker’s career with the Redskins was very fast, considering it lasted only a few months. Parker, a two-time Super Bowl winner with the Steelers, won’t be making the final roster for the Redskins. Running back Willie Parker is changing teams and changing agents. The Washington Redskins informed Parker on Saturday that he will […]

Redskins Offensive Coordinator Shanahan Talks About the Teams Backfield

The question is, and has been…. do the Redskins need to bring in Brian Westrbook?  Do they need a proven 3rd down back that can pick up protections, block, and catch the ball if need be?  Or do they already have adequate personnel to fill that role in the backfield?   Offensive Coordinator Shanahan suggests the […]

Parker the Odd Man Out in Washington When Westbrook Signs?

There’s a sense that Brian Westbrook is eventually going to ink with the Redskins, and when that happens, there will for sure be a huge logjam a the Skins running back spot. With Clinton Portis, Larry Johnson and Willie Parker on the roster already, what will happen when/if Westbrook signs? One report says that it […]

Redskins make formal offer to RB Brian Westbrook

It sounds like the Skins are not sure what is going on at their running back spot. Clinton Portis is still on the team, but they also went out and got vets Willie Parker (Steelers) and Larry Johnson (Bengals) in free agency. Now the Washington Post reports that the team has made a formal offer […]

Downpour in D.C. Stops Steelers in 17-13 Setback to Redskins

Games played in downpour’s usually are not things of beauty, and that case could not be more made than Saturday night in Washington as the Steelers fell for the first time in the preseason, losing to the Redskins in an ugly outing 17-13. This is one that most of the team won’t want to see […]

Steelers Roethlisberger Injury Caused by Collision w/ RB Parker

Darn you “Fast” Willie! Seems that the latest heart attack that was suffered by Steelers fans when it was announced that Ben Roethlisberger suffered a knee injury was the result of a collision with Steelers starting running back Willie Parker. The injury, which turned out to be no big deal, was announced on Wednesday, and […]

Steelers Have Plenty to Think About in Terms of Free Agents in 2010

Post-Gazette writer Ed Bouchette wrote today a good article about the release this past week of Larry Foote, and how it was a gamble for both the Steelers and for Foote, who now has the task of playing for a club that didn’t win a game last season. He goes from the penthouse to the […]