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a redskins life: keeping up with ryan kerrigan

(photo by Brian Murphy) [Editor’s note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked me to occasionally write feature stories for the team’s official website, Redskins.com. This article is my latest contribution, so please check it out.] Since the day he was drafted by the Washington Redskins, outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan has made a name for himself as one of the team’s most productive players. On or off the field, he’s never going to be considered the flashiest guy on the team. But […]

logan paulsen blazes his own trail to NFL starter

(photo by Brian Murphy) [Editor’s note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked my brother, Joel Murphy, and I to occasionally write feature stories for the team’s official website, Redskins.com. This article, which was written by Joel, is our latest contribution, so please check it out.] When Redskins tight end Fred Davis injured his Achilles tendon during the first quarter of Washington’s game against the New York Giants in Week Seven, it was a situation backup tight end Logan Paulsen […]

barry cofield brings electricity to redskins’ defense

(photo by Brian Murphy) [Editor’s note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked my brother, Joel Murphy, and I to occasionally write feature stories for the team’s official website, Redskins.com. This article, which was written by Joel, is our latest contribution, so please check it out.] In his second NFL season, defensive lineman Barry Cofield experienced the moment every player dreams of – he won a Super Bowl. His team, against the odds, was able to fight their way through the […]

perry riley: like father, like son

(photos by Brian Murphy) [Editor’s note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked me to occasionally write feature stories for the team’s official website, Redskins.com. This article is my latest contribution, so please check it out.] Washington Redskins middle linebacker Perry Riley grew up just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, in what he calls a “regular, close-knit family.” Everyone got along, everyone enjoyed spending time together and, most importantly, everyone loved playing sports. It should come as no surprise Riley started playing […]

phillip daniels discusses his new role, hopes to coach

(photo by Brian Murphy) [Editor’s note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked my brother, Joel Murphy, and I to occasionally write feature stories for the team’s official website. This article, which was written by Joel, is our latest contribution, so please check it out.] After spending the last seven of his 15 NFL seasons with the Washington Redskins, many D.C. sports fans were sad to see defensive lineman Phillip Daniels name left off of the active roster at the […]

alfred morris: an improbable redskins hero

(photos by Brian Murphy) [Editor’s note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked me to occasionally write feature stories for the team’s official website, Redskins.com. This article is my first contribution, so please check it out.] No rookie has had a more improbable start to his professional career this season than Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris. Seemingly overnight, the unheralded Florida Atlantic product went from fighting for a roster spot during training camp to becoming one of the most […]

josh leribeus enjoying the rookie experience

(photos by Brian Murphy) [Editor’s note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked my brother, Joel Murphy, and I to occasionally write feature stories for the team’s official website, Redskins.com. This article, which was written by Joel is our first contribution, so please check it out.] For most NFL rookies, draft day is both an exciting and nerve-racking experience. But for Redskins rookie Josh LeRibeus, it was also a confusing one. There he was on day two of this year’s draft, […]