Skip to content

Willie Parker is a fourth-string running back

Gotta admit: I’m a total sucker for official depth charts released in training camp.  That’s especially true when The Mastermind is up to his old Shanahanigans.

A few highlights from the first official Redskins depth chart:

1. Willie Parker is a fourth-stringer, behind Ryan Torain.  Barring injuries in front of him, we doubt Parker makes the team.

2. 38-year old Joey Galloway, who has caught 20 passes combined over the last two years, is listed first at one receiver spot.  Roydell Williams and Anthony Armstrong are second-teamers, while 2008 second round picks Devin Thomas and Malcolm Kelly are on the third string.

While we don’t expect both Thomas and Kelly to make the team, Mike Shanahan could be playing some mind games here.  Wake up call time for the young guys.

3. Albert Haynesworth is listed as a second-string nose tackle.  He’ll start soon enough, but the Redskins are showing who’s boss by keeping Haynesworth at nose tackle.

4. Long-time Redskin Philip Daniels is listed behind Adam Carriker at defensive end.

5. Kareem Moore is the early winner of the team’s free safety battle.

Permalink 28 Comments Feed for comments Latest Stories in: Home, Rumor Mill, Sprint Football Live - Rumors, Washington Redskins
28 Responses to “Willie Parker is a fourth-string running back”
  1. Citizen Strange says: Aug 9, 2010 2:43 PM

    “That’s especially true when The Mastermind is up to his old Shanahanigans.”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Shanahan quit being a “Mastermind” the exact same nanosecond that Elway retired.
    He didn’t exactly ride out of Denver on a wave of glory.
    The same thing will happen to Belichick when Brady retires.

  2. jj jones says: Aug 9, 2010 2:43 PM

    “2. 38-year old Joey Galloway, who has caught 20 passes combined over the last two years, is listed first at one receiver spot. Roydell Williams and Anthony Armstrong are second-teamers, while 2008 second round picks Devin Thomas and Malcolm Kelly are third teamers.”
    Championship!

  3. Sociofan says: Aug 9, 2010 2:54 PM

    This is like asking who is in front and who is in back on the hose team while fighting a fire. It just doesn’t matter because everyone will be used at some point in some way to win this season.

  4. tomiesteel says: Aug 9, 2010 2:55 PM

    Fast Willie will be back in Black and Gold by week one, since Dwyer is looking like a bust

  5. tomiesteel says: Aug 9, 2010 2:56 PM

    Fast Willie will be back in Black and Gold by week one, since Dwyer is looking like a bust

  6. FireJerryJones says: Aug 9, 2010 3:03 PM

    Joey Galloway had better be running in a straight line. He proved last year he can’t learn to run new routes.

  7. robhug71 says: Aug 9, 2010 3:20 PM

    @tomiesteel
    wow one week of practice and you’ve already declared Dwyer a bust. People like you give Steeler fans a bad name.

  8. theeraser21 says: Aug 9, 2010 3:25 PM

    “Depth Chart is unofficial” – below the depth chart
    http://www.redskins.com/gen/team/depthChart.jsp

  9. mrogers18 says: Aug 9, 2010 3:32 PM

    Don’t discredit Shanahan’s Superbowl victories… He had Elway on the verge of retirement, he didn’t have him in his prime. And Elway lost three before Shanahan’s arrival. Mike built those championship teams with a great running attack, solid defense, and a great QB way out of his prime. He’s a good coach and a huge upgrade over Zorn and Gibbs part Deux.

  10. sportsguy15478 says: Aug 9, 2010 3:40 PM

    So i wonder if willy parker really is happy to be out of pittsburgh considering he was our #2 back compared to being the 4th stringer with the redskins yeah willy we really disrespected u and now look how much respect u get with the skins hopefully they cut u and u can come crying back to us. larry foote learned his lesson and hopefully it will be your turn

  11. realitypolice says: Aug 9, 2010 3:42 PM

    Holy crap. That WR depth chart has got to be bottom 5 in the league.

  12. dixinpunani says: Aug 9, 2010 3:42 PM

    In the 10 years after Elway…. Shannahan did get the team back to the AFC championship after pretty much completely rebuilding that entire offense and defense. Don’t forget they lost TD, Easy Ed, and Shannon Sharpe as well in the years that followed. The only guy left for a prolonged period was rod smith.
    How many NFL coaches do you know that wins multiple championships after losing the entire core of their football team?
    Not many
    And just when he had rebuilt that offense he got fired.. and now look at the offense that we have now. horrible.

  13. RuggSkins says: Aug 9, 2010 3:45 PM

    “Shanahan quit being a “Mastermind” the exact same nanosecond that Elway retired.
    He didn’t exactly ride out of Denver on a wave of glory.
    The same thing will happen to Belichick when Brady retires.”
    …Funny how Bill Walsh wasn’t the “Genieus” after Joe Montana Retired.

  14. jbruder02 says: Aug 9, 2010 3:55 PM

    6th round picks can be considered “busts” now? Wow.

  15. dixinpunani says: Aug 9, 2010 3:56 PM

    dude, Walsh left the NFL before Montana did.
    And this little thing known as the west coast offense…. yeah that was all bill walsh. In short, dude is still considered a geinus.

  16. CanadianVikingFan says: Aug 9, 2010 3:58 PM

    The Foreskin’s offence will be just as bad as last year, if not worse. Even though McNabb is a good QB, he alone cannot help them to a NFC East title, let alone an 8-8 record.

  17. ytrain says: Aug 9, 2010 3:59 PM

    Gregg Rosenthal is an idiot. There’s zero chance in hell that Devin Thomas or Malcolm Kelly don’t make this team.

  18. WarrenMoonGOAT says: Aug 9, 2010 4:01 PM

    realitypolice says:
    August 9, 2010 3:42 PM
    Holy crap. That WR depth chart has got to be bottom 5 in the league.
    i guess u haven’t seen the Rams roster

  19. The Black Cat says: Aug 9, 2010 4:04 PM

    How many times do I have to tell you guys that Ryan Torrain will be a hall of famer? (So far…once) Its only a matter of days before he is starting. And there is a reason that A.A. is listed first among wide receivers. (Its called the alphabet…)

  20. realitypolice says: Aug 9, 2010 4:14 PM

    WarrenMoonGOAT says:
    August 9, 2010 4:01 PM
    realitypolice says:
    August 9, 2010 3:42 PM
    Holy crap. That WR depth chart has got to be bottom 5 in the league.
    i guess u haven’t seen the Rams roster
    ===========================
    Um……………….I’m pretty sure you have to have 5 teams to have a “bottom 5″.

  21. Grulks says: Aug 9, 2010 4:19 PM

    Fact: no coach has ever won a superbowl with more than one team. Very few coaches have ever taken more than one team to the superbowl. Off the top of my head, Parcells and Holmgren are the only two I can think of.

  22. VoxVagina says: Aug 9, 2010 4:48 PM

    @WarrenMoonGOAT
    Brandon Gibson will be a star one day. The Eagles were dumb for trading him a way for a LB that they cut after 11 games or so

  23. Brownwood26 says: Aug 9, 2010 5:03 PM

    So many in media do ZERO research…Haynesworth is slated to play RDE, not NT. He’s the backup NT to Kemoeatu and will likely only play that spot in case of emergency. Knowing their defensive line even a little bit screams that fact out loud. Blache is gone, so the days of mismanaging talent are over.

  24. MagicMan407 says: Aug 9, 2010 6:23 PM

    Alright children, add Santana Moss, Chris Cooley and Fred Davis and it’s not close to a bottom 5 in the league. Devin Thomas will make the team and beat out Joey Galloway by week 1 against Dallas, Anthony Armstrong can also beat out Joey Galloway by week 1 if he makes roster cuts. Just those 3- Chris Cooley, Fred Davis and Santana Moss makes them atleast better than that comment.

  25. joshington says: Aug 9, 2010 6:29 PM

    @Canadian Viking Fan: If you are going to post on an NFL board please spell it offense not offence. This isn’t soccer dammit. And i love the people mocking geniuses when they cant spell the word genius.

  26. Steeler Country says: Aug 9, 2010 7:11 PM

    I hope Fast Willie comes back. He needs to be Steeler when he retires, and Mendenhall can use his experience.

  27. Route36West says: Aug 9, 2010 7:21 PM

    While we don’t expect both Thomas and Kelly to make the team, Mike Shanahan could be playing some mind games here. Wake up call time for the young guys.
    Stop the young guys excuse Eddie Royal and Desean Jackson were able to man up in a couple monthes. 3 years is plenty of time to get it together they are no longer young guys there veterans.

  28. Blackn'Gold says: Aug 9, 2010 10:36 PM

    What teams are in the first four regular season games for the Redskins? From the topic above, it appears that there will be a transitional period for the Redskins.
    GO STEELERS!

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Not a member? Register now!