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Adam Carriker

Adam Carriker - #94 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 05/06/1984
Birthplace Hastings, NE
College Nebraska
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 13th pick by Rams

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Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

Lynch, Seahawks too tough for Redskins

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
Marshawn Lynch ran for 131 yards and a TD in helping the Seahawks grab a 24-14 NFC wild-card victory over the Redskins on Sunday.

Friday injury report for wild-card round

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the wild-card weekend, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Thursday's wild-card injury report

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The injury report report for this weekend's wild-card action, as released by the NFL.

Redskins' Jackson quietly putting together strong season

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Redskins OLB Rob Jackson has been an underrated reason for the team's defensive success, whether he's pressuring or dropping into coverage.

Key matchup: Seahawks QB Russell Wilson vs. Redskins' pressure

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Can Russell Wilson get outside the pocket? Can the Redskins afford to keep blitzing?

Running the 'Card table: Tom Danyluk's wildcard predictions

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
PFW columnist Tom Danyluk breaks down the wild-card round action and offers his predictions.

Lewis, Pagano highlight emotional weekend

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
Three of this year's wild-card games are whoppers, with the two Sunday games appearing to be quite fascinating.

NFC West Spin cycle: Niners, Seahawks gear up for postseason

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The Niners and Seahawks have plenty of momentum for the playoffs afer taking down the Cardinals and Rams, respectively, in Week 17.

Week 17 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Alfred Morris, Everson Griffen and Darius Reynaud as its Players of the Week.

NFC East Spin cycle: Redskins claim first division title since 1999

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins are in the playoffs and everyone else is home for the rest of the holidays. Surprised? So are we.

Rookies propel Redskins to NFC East title

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 1:11 a.m. ET
Robert Griffin III ran for a TD and RB Alfred Morris ran for 200 yards and three TDs as the Redskins beat the Cowboys 28-18 Sunday night.

Key matchup: Cowboys WR Dez Bryant vs. Redskins' secondary

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
He might be a Pro Bowl snub, but Cowboys WR Dez Bryant might be the hottest receiver in football. Can the Redskins stop him?

Still plenty to determine in Week 17

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The "pandemonium at FedEx Field," as DeAngelo Hall is calling the Redskins-Cowboys win-and-in matchup, heads the Week 17 slate.

Week 17 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
Seeding is up for grabs in the AFC, while five teams fight for two spots in the NFC playoffs in Week 17.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Washington Redskins players say they expect Carriker to be out for the season with a right knee injury.||||||| Coach Mike Shanahan said after Sunday's 31-28 loss to St. Louis that Carriker's injury didn't look good and suggested it would require surgery.
Posted March 20, 2012
The Redskins announced Tuesday that defensive end Adam Carriker has signed his new deal. Carriker last week agreed to a four-year, $20 million contract with $7 million guaranteed.||||||| Carriker returns for his third season with the Redskins. He had 5 1/2 sacks last season.
Posted March 13, 2012
The Washington Redskins have agreed to terms to re-sign Carriker to a four-year, $20 million contract.||||||| The deal gives Carriker $7 million in guaranteed money. It was completed within the first two hours of the NFL free agency signing period Tuesday. Carriker will be returning for his third year with the Redskins. He had 5 1/2 sacks last season.
Posted April 20, 2010
The St. Louis Rams have traded Carriker, a first-round pick in 2007 who's been held back by injuries, to the Washington Redskins for a late-round pick in the draft.||||||| Carriker was the 13th overall pick in 2007 out of Nebraska. He missed last season with a shoulder injury. He will be reunited with defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, a former Rams coach.
Posted Sept. 05, 2009
Carriker and defensive end Eric Moore were placed on injured reserve Saturday by the Rams.||||||| Carriker and Moore were injured in the preseason finale Thursday against the Kansas City Chiefs. Carriker hurt a shoulder and Moore a hand.

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