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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

Redskins QB Griffin, Patriots DE Jones named Rookies of the Month

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The NFL named Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Patriots DE Chandler Jones the Rookies of the Month for September.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Falcons defense

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Falcons' defense will have its hands full with another dual-threat quarterback after struggling against Cam Newton in Week Four.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
At the quarter pole, the Eagles, Giants and Redskins and Cowboys are all at .500 or better.

RG3 leads 'Skins in dramatic win over Bucs

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:31 p.m. ET
Rpbert Griffin III helped lead the Redskins down the field in the final minute, setting up Billy Cundiff to redeem himself with a game-winning field goal.

Bucs-Redskins blacked out in Tampa

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Sunday’s Buccaneers-Redskins game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay will be blacked out on local television.

Redskins place RB Helu on I.R., sign Grant

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
The Redskins placed RB Roy Helu on injured reserve Wednesday and announced the signing of veteran RB Ryan Grant.

Report: Redskins to sign RB Grant

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
The Redskins will sign former Packers RB Ryan Grant, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora.

Redskins OLT Williams has bone bruise

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Redskins OLT Trent Williams has a bone bruise in his right knee. An MRI is negative and he is day-to-day, Mike Shanahan told reporters.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Giants and Eagles are heading in opposite directions; the Cowboys clawed back; and the Redskins lost again.

Bengals hang on to beat Redskins

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton completed 19-of-27 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns Sunday to lead the Bengals to a 38-31 win over Robert Griffin III and the Redskins.

Griffin's load gets heavier with defensive injuries

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Replacing Adam Carriker and Brian Orakpo won't just fall on Redskins defenders — RG3 will be asked to pick up more of the slack, fairly or not.

Former NFL RB Stephen Davis arrested

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
Stephen Davis has been arrested after officials say he was operating a nightclub even though its business license had been revoked.

Redskins' Haslett received contract extension

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ noon ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told reporters Wednesday that defensive coordinator Jim Haslett received a contract extension.

Redskins WR Morgan deals with Twitter death threats

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Joshua Morgan has received death threats on Twitter because of his fourth-quarter blunder in the loss to the Rams.

Redskins put Orakpo and Carriker on I.R., sign two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The Redskins have placed LB Brian Orakpo and DE Adam Carriker on injured reserve, and signed two players.

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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