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Barry Cofield

Barry Cofield - #96 - NT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 318 lbs.
Birthday 03/19/1984
Birthplace Cleveland Heights, OH
College Northwestern
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 4th round, 27th pick by Giants

Only a knee sprain for Redskins QB Griffin

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced that QB Robert Griffin III did not suffer major ligament damage, only a knee sprain.

Cousins replaces injured RG3, leads Redskins past Ravens

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Alfred Morris ran for 122 yards on 23 carries and a TD as the Redskins beat the Ravens in overtime despite Robert Griffin III being injured.

Foles, Cousins join in on rookie QB fun

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Kirk Cousins and Nick Foles are the two latest rookie-QB phenomenons; plus, are Norv Turner, Ron Rivera and Andy Reid too late?

FBI agents raid sites belonging to ex-Jet, brother

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Federal, state and local agents searched Fort Wayne property belonging to former Jets OT Jason Fabini and a home owned by his brother.

Key matchup: Redskins secondary vs. Ravens receivers

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
For Thursday's key matchup, we take a look at the Redskins' shorthanded secondary facing off against the Ravens' talented but inconsistent receivers.

Redskins DB Griffin suspended four games

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Redskins DB Cedric Griffin for four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

NFC East Spin cycle: Eagles' defense needs major overhaul

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The NFC East race is officially on after the Cowboys beat the Eagles Sunday night and the Redskins took down the Giants on Monday.

Redskins closing in on Giants after win

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:10 a.m. ET
Robert Griffin III threw for one touchdown and had a fumble turn into another score as the Redskins beat the Giants, 17-16, on Monday night.

Key matchup: Redskins offensive line vs. Giants defensive line

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Eric Edholm examines the battle of the Redskins’ offensive line vs. the Giants’ defensive line.

Redskins QB Griffin, Bucs LB David named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Buccaneers LB Lavonte David were named the Rookies of the Month for November.

NFL great Jack Pardee ill with cancer

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
Jack Pardee, a five-time All-Pro linebacker and an NFL coach, has been diagnosed with gall bladder cancer and has six to nine months to live.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants do selves big favor

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a two-horse race, and the Giants did themselves a big favor by trouncing the Packers and keeping a two-game divisional lead.

Week 12 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 8:51 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Robert Griffin III, J.J. Watt and T.Y. Hilton as its Players of the Week.

Redskins manage their flaws with booming confidence

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Following Robert Griffin II's lead, the confident Redskins are suddenly back in the playoff race.

RG3 throws four TDs in Redskins win over the Cowboys

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin threw for 311 yards and Washington built a huge halftime lead against Dallas before holding on for a 38-31 victory.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 27, 2011
A person familiar with the negotiations says Cofield has agreed to a 6-year, $36 million deal with the Washington Redskins. In the deal $12.5 million is guaranteed, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because free agent contracts can't be signed until Friday.||||||| Cofield has been a steady presence up front for the New York Giants for five seasons, although he'll have to make the transition to nose tackle in the Redskins' 3-4 defense. Cofield essentially replaces Albert Haynesworth, whom the Redskins are expected to cut or trade.
Posted Oct. 14, 2010
Playing on the Giants' star-studded defensive line, Cofield could easily get lost in the crowd. While Cofield has made his share of plays in helping the Giants take over the NFL's No. 1 ranking on defense, he is also the guy in the middle of the line who allows the other guys to excel.||||||| Cofield has two sacks and has come up with a unique "Don't tase me, bro" dance. The former Northwestern star holds his fist in the air and then holds it against his side and twitches as if the volts were pulsing through his body. Teammate Justin Tuck loves the move, as well as what Cofield is doing on the field.
Posted May 22, 2010
Cofield has said he is not upset that the Giants nearly traded him to the Super Bowl champion Saints.||||||| Cofield said he understands the NFL is a business. General manager Jerry Reese has assured Cofield he is not on the trading block, it's just that the Saints made a great offer, according to the Newark Star-Ledger. "To me, there's a difference between being on the trading block and accepting an offer they felt like they couldn't refuse," Cofield told the newspaper. "I was told I wasn't being shopped around and that I was still going to be the guy here."

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