Redskins’ offensive line living up to Hogs 2.0 nickname
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Long before Alex Smith and Adrian Peterson joining the Redskins was ever a possibility, Trent Williams made up Hogs 2.0 T-shirts for Washington's offensive linemen.
The original "Hogs" offensive line paved the way for three Super Bowl titles, so this group has a long way to go before they can be compared to that group.
Former Washington Redskins center Spencer Long will sign with the New York Jets, according to multiple reports.
Long, a 2014 third-round pick, spent the last four years in Washington, starting 31 of his 40 games. The Nebraska product played the majority of those games as center, but filled in at left guard during the 2015 season.
Redskins left tackle Trent Williams (knee) active vs Cowboys
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams is active against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night after missing three of past five games with a right knee injury that will require surgery.
Williams returned after sitting out the Thanksgiving victory over the New York Giants. He had played the previous two games after missing two straight.
Skins LT Trent Williams, Giants WR Sterling Shepard inactive
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams is inactive for the Washington Redskins against the New York Giants because of an injured right knee.
The Thanksgiving night game is the third time in the past five weeks that Williams has been sidelined by the knee. His absence means Washington is missing three-fifths of its starting offensive line, because left guard Shawn Lauvao and center Spencer Long went on injured reserve this week.
Reed, McClain, Roullier, Nicholson out for Skins vs. Giants
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Tight end Jordan Reed, defensive lineman Terrell McClain, center Chase Roullier and safety Montae Nicholson will miss the Washington Redskins' game against the New York Giants.
There might be other Redskins sidelined, too.
Coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday that seven or eight players will be game-time decisions Thursday night, indicating that left tackle Trent Williams is among that group.
This will be Reed's fourth consecutive game out with a hamstring injury.
After numerous shuffles, Wyoming’s O-line personnel to resemble last year’s lineup
LARAMIE — Wyoming's offensive line has practically come full circle. Shortly before the season, senior Ryan Cummings moved from tackle to guard for the first time since high school. Then Cummings, Kaden Jackson and Alonzo Velazquez suffered injuries at various times.
Former Wyoming receiver Tanner Gentry added to Chicago Bears’ active roster
Former Wyoming receiver Tanner Gentry has been moved from the Chicago Bears' practice squad to their active roster, the team announced Tuesday.
Gentry was signed by Chicago as an undrafted free agent. He had four catches for 77 yards and a touchdown with Chicago in the preseason.
Wyoming senior transitions from right tackle to left guard
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Ryan Cummings waited a long time to get back to right tackle. Wyoming's Oct. 22 win at Nevada was Cummings' last time on the field in 2016, as his season was ended by two fractures and torn ligaments in his left foot.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Alabama teammates Jonathan Allen and Ryan Anderson have signed their rookie contracts with the Washington Redskins, who have deals with nine of their 10 draft picks.
The only player Washington drafted but has not signed yet is third-round selection Fabian Moreau, a cornerback from UCLA.
The Redskins announced agreements Thursday with first-rounder Allen, a defensive lineman taken 17th overall, and second-rounder Anderson, a linebacker.
2 Wyoming players drafted in NFL Draft
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming had two players selected in the 2017 NFL Draft over the weekend.
Running back Brian Hill was taken by the Atlanta Falcons with the 156th overall pick in the fifth round, and center Chase Roullier was taken with the 199th selection in the sixth round by the Washington Redskins.
The last time Wyoming had multiple players selected in the same NFL Draft was in 2014 when defensive back Marqueston Huff and wide receiver Robert Herron were drafted.
Wyoming’s Chase Roullier drafted in sixth round by Washington Redskins
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Wyoming center Chase Roullier was drafted in the sixth round by the Washington Redskins.
Roulliler was the 199th player selected overall.
Roullier started every game in 2016 at center for the Cowboys after moving from left guard. He was a second-team All-American by USA Today and a first-team all-Mountain West selection. He started every game for Wyoming the last three seasons.
Jackson, Wallace take on veteran job for Wyoming o-line
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Some might expect everything involving Wyoming's offensive line to be smooth sailing, considering the group returns four out of five starters from 2016.
But when that one starter is USA Today second-team all-American center Chase Roullier, there's still work to be done.
"That's pretty tough," right guard Kaden Jackson said. "He was a good dude. He definitely knew what he was talking about, and look where he's at now."
Wyoming’s Gavin Rush moves to center
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Gavin Rush last touched a football in a game when he intercepted a pass as a defensive lineman his junior year of high school. Before that, it was as a quarterback in flag football.
This year, every offensive play for Wyoming could begin with the ball in Rush's hands.
The sophomore offensive lineman is taking the first-string snaps at center this spring after making the move from left guard.
Wyoming lineman and linebacker play in all-star games
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Offensive lineman Chase Roullier and linebacker Lucas Wacha will represent Wyoming in college all-star games this Saturday.
Roullier will play in the East-West Shrine Game at St. Petersburg, Florida, while Wacha will be in California to play in the NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl.
Roullier was selected First Team All-Mountain West Conference and was named to both the 2016 Outland Trophy Watch List and the 2016 Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List.
Impressive final season ends for Wyoming’s senior class
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Wyoming football team established a strong foundation for the future in 2016, going 8-4 in the regular season, knocking off two ranked teams and hosting a conference championship game.
But after the Cowboys' 24-21 loss to BYU on Wednesday in the Poinsettia Bowl, the team's focus was on the present.
Bohl looks to re-establish winning tradition at Wyoming
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — In three years' time, Craig Bohl has revived a Wyoming football program that last had a winning season in 2011, putting together a team that nearly won the Mountain West Conference title this season and earned a trip to a bowl game.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — On Sunday, USA Today Sports announced its 2016 Freshman All-America Team and Wyoming linebacker Logan Wilson was named to the 25-man squad.
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Wyoming football senior class sees payoff in final season after years of losing
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Head coach Craig Bohl hung up signs to make sure no one forgot.
“Those who stay will be champions.”
Many didn’t stay. A number of players left before exhausting their eligibility, a necessary byproduct of the change in playing style and culture, Bohl said.
But for the 18 players who will be honored Saturday on Senior Day at War Memorial Stadium, that sign has a real meaning.
If things go right for Wyoming these next two weeks, the Cowboys will be champions.