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Ryan Torain

Ryan Torain - #41 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 212 lbs.
Birthday 08/10/1986
Birthplace Topeka, KS
College Arizona State
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 4th pick by Broncos

Portis' role remains unclear with Redskins

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
RB Clinton Portis hopes to return to the Redskins' lineup soon, but his role once he gets there will be unclear.

Redskins RB Portis still a couple weeks away

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis is likely two weeks away from seriously testing his injured groin, according to The Washington Post.

Redskins-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
The Bears are better at stopping the run than the Colts are, but Redskins RB Ryan Torain has the potential to do damage in short-yardage situations against Chicago.

Redskins' Torain tries to shed injury label

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Now that he has a starting opportunity with Clinton Portis out 4-6 weeks, Redskins RB Ryan Torain must prove he can stay in the lineup.

RB Portis out 4-6 weeks

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis is expected to miss four to six weeks with a third-degree groin separation.

Redskins making offensive changes

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The Redskins have used the season's first quarter to find an identity on offense, but they appear to be leaning more toward the run after the win over the Eagles.

Redskins sign seven to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Sunday that they have signed the following players to their practice squad: WR Terrence Austin, OL Selvish Capers, OL Erik Cook, LB Rob Jackson, OL Will Robinson, S Anderson Russell and RB Ryan Torain.

Report: Redskins part ways with RB Parker

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Redskins have released RBs Willie Parker and Ryan Torain, according to's Adam Schefter.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice examines two offenses going in opposite directions — the Cardinals' and the Redskins' — and provides other observations directed at fantasy football owners.


Posted March 12, 2013
Torain has agreed to contracts with the New York Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Giants haven't announced the deals.||||||| Torain was signed by the Giants in late November after Andre Brown broke his leg. Starter Ahmad Bradshaw was recently cut and second-year pro David Wilson will be the starter.
Posted Dec. 27, 2011
The Washington Redskins have released Torain, who started four games this season, but fell behind rookies Roy Helu and Evan Royster on the depth chart.||||||| Torain rushed for only 200 yards this year, with 135 coming in the win over the St. Louis Rams on Oct. 2. He then struggled when given a shot at the starting job after Tim Hightower was lost for the season with a knee injury, leading to the emergence of the rookies. Torain rushed for 742 yards for the Redskins last year.
Posted Nov. 14, 2011
Torain rushed for 20 yards on 10 attempts in Sunday's 20-9 loss to the Dolphins.||||||| Since rushing for 135 yards in his season debut against the Rams on Oct. 2, Torain has amassed 53 yards on 31 attempts in his last five games.
Posted Oct. 17, 2011
Torain rushed for 22 yards on 10 carries Sunday in a 20-13 loss to Philadelphia.||||||| The poor effort and injuries to Washington's offensive line have the running game in a state of flux. Fantasy owners should turn elsewhere.
Posted Oct. 15, 2011
Torain rushed for 135 yards on 19 carries in Washington's last game, and could get the bulk of the carries again with Tim Hightower nursing a shoulder injury.||||||| On Sunday, the Redskins host the Eagles, who rank 30th in the NFL against the run, allowing an average of 140.2 yards.