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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

Assessing where Redskins, Seahawks, Bills stand

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
With only three teams having hired new head coaches since the end of the season, NFList looks at the pros and cons facing the new field bosses in Buffalo, Seattle and Washington.

Redskins begin process of remaking O-line

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins made two moves last week that were the first steps in the rebuilding of the offensive line, which was one of the worst units on the team this past season.

Would Haslett consider 3-4 for Redskins?

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
One of the interesting possibilities for new Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett could be the inclusion of some 3-4 looks and schemes in Washington.

Eagles hire April to coach special teams

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The Eagles landed highly regarded special-teams coordinator Bobby April, signing him before the Redskins or any other team could land him.

Redskins hire Haslett to coordinate defense

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Redskins agreed to a deal with former Rams and Saints head coach Jim Haslett to be the team's defensive coordinator, according to various reports.

Redskins' Bugel retires after 32 years in NFL

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Redskins assistant Joe Bugel, who spent 15 of his 32 NFL seasons coaching with the team, announced his retirement on Wednesday.

Rooney Rule has failed yet again

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Steelers point to head coach Mike Tomlin as proof that the Rooney Rule works, but most teams appear to sidestep the rule, writes Eric Edholm.

Could Redskins' Portis, Campbell both be gone?

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
There was a clear division between what new Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said about QB Jason Campbell and RB Clinton Portis, both of whom have questionable futures in Washington.

Redskins introduce Shanahan as coach

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Standing before a packed media room, new Redskins GM Bruce Allen introduced new head coach Mike Shanahan and said, "Ladies and gentlemen, we've got our man."

Shanahan becomes Redskins' new head coach

Posted Jan. 05, 2010 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins have moved quickly to change their on-field leadership, firing head coach Jim Zorn early Monday and completing contract negotiations with Mike Shanahan on Tuesday evening as the long-rumored successor.

No surprise: Redskins fire Zorn

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 5:56 a.m. ET
The Redskins fired head coach Jim Zorn early Monday morning after their return from Sunday's game in San Diego, GM Bruce Allen has confirmed.

Redskins' Campbell prepares for unknown future

Posted Jan. 01, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
There have been no indications that QB Jason Campbell will be a Redskin next season, though it's difficult to say what will happen to him until a new coach is hired.

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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