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Darryl Tapp

Darryl Tapp - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 270 lbs.
Birthday 09/13/1984
Birthplace Portsmouth, VA
College Virginia Tech
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 31st pick by Seahawks

Redskins re-sign C Rabach

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The team announced Monday the re-signing of C Casey Rabach to a contract extension. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Redskins may be powerless to get Bradford

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
The Redskins appear to have set their sights on Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, but it's looking more unlikely that they will be able to get him.

Redskins sign ex-Vikings OL Hicks

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Vikings lost another key free agent Saturday when versatile OL Artis Hicks agreed to a deal with the Redskins. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Redskins clean house: Griffin, Randle El, Thomas, Smoot, Betts, others gone

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Redskins are prepared to release a host of big-name players, all over the age of 30, according to multiple reports. Among the expected cuts are DT Cornelius Griffin, WR Antwaan Randle El, ORG Randy Thomas, RB Ladell Betts, CB ...

Redskins OLT Samuels will announce retirement Thursday

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
Chris Samuels, the Redskins’ six-time Pro Bowl tackle, will announce his retirement on Thursday following a serious neck injury last season.

Redskins OT Samuels to retire

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
According a report in the Washington Post, Redskins OLT Chris Samuels is expected to announce his retirement in a news conference this week at Redskins Park.

Redskins open up QB position to questions

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Head coach Mike Shanahan gave some glimpses into how his team might look next season but offered few concrete answers, especially at QB.

Shanahan: Redskins have options at tight end

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
One of the positions the Redskins have some offensive depth is at tight end, and Mike Shanahan is open to the idea of getting Chris Cooley and Fred Davis on the field at the same time.

Kyle Shanahan, not Mike, will call Redskins' plays

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Although Mike Shanahan mostly spoke in generalities at the Combine about his team's specific plans next season, he did reveal one interesting nugget.

Shanahan: 'Let's not talk about' Portis

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan didn't reveal much in his Combine talk with the media, personnel-wise, but his silence on RB Clinton Portis leads to speculation he won't return.

Redskins' Westbrook arrested for DUI

Posted Feb. 22, 2010 @ 1:34 a.m. ET
Redskins CB Byron Westbrook was arrested early Friday and charged with driving under the influence, according to a spokeswoman for the Charles County (Md.) Sheriff's Department.

Redskins name Wright, not Romanowski, as strength coach

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Redskins today named Ray Wright as their head strength and conditioning coach.

Redskins hire McCardell to coach receivers

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Tuesday that they have named Keenan McCardell as the team's wide receivers coach.

Zorn says Campbell can be very good

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Former Redskins head coach Jim Zorn told PFW he thinks QB Jason Campbell still can become a Pro Bowl-level quarterback — if he gets more help from the rest of the offense.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 18, 2010
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed newly acquired Tapp to a three-year contract. The contract was announced Thursday, a day after Tapp joined Philadelphia in a trade that sent defensive end Chris Clemons and a fourth-round pick in next month's draft to Seattle.||||||| A second-round draft pick by the Seahawks in 2006, Tapp has 18 sacks, two interceptions, eight forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries in 65 games. Tapp will compete for a starting spot at left defensive end. Pro Bowl end Trent Cole starts on the right side.
Posted March 16, 2010
The Seattle Seahawks have traded Tapp to Philadelphia for defensive end Chris Clemons and the Eagles' fourth-round choice in next month's draft.||||||| The Seahawks announced the deal Tuesday. They drafted Tapp in the second round in 2006 out of Virginia Tech and re-signed him Monday. He has 18 sacks, two interceptions, eight forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries in 65 NFL games. He had four sacks in a game against St. Louis in 2007.
Posted Dec. 24, 2009
Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers accused Tapp of biting him during the Packers' 27-17 victory over the Seahawks last season, an allegation Tapp steadfastly denies. "He's not my concern as far as if I bit him or not because it didn't happen," Tapp said.||||||| Not only did Tapp deny the incident, but he also seemed puzzled as to the timing of Rodgers' complaint. "I know me personally, if someone were to bite me I wouldn't wait a whole year to bring it up to somebody to get it handled.''

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