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Tim Hightower

Tim Hightower - #25 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 05/23/1986
Birthplace Alexandria, VA
College Richmond
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 14th pick by Cardinals

Report: Redskins cut RB Hightower

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Redskins released veteran RB Tim Hightower, according to The Washington Post.

RG3 can rev up Redskins' running backs, too

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The presence of QB Robert Griffin III should have a tangible effect on the Redskins' run game this season.

Does Hightower have inside track for No. 1 RB job?

Posted June 25, 2012 @ noon ET
Is Tim Hightower the favorite to win the Redskins' starting RB job? We address this and more in NFC Whispers.

Hightower's value might go beyond carries

Posted May 19, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
The Redskins are bringing back Tim Hightower to the mix at running back, and his role could be a little different than it was last season.

Hightower re-signs with Redskins

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they have re-signed unrestricted free-agent RB Tim Hightower.

Cooley, Hightower placed on I.R.

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Chris Cooley and RB Tim Hightower have been placed on injured reserve, a major hit to a Washington attack that has struggled in recent weeks.

Banged-up Redskins are in trouble

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
In short order, the Redskins have fallen from 3-1 and early-contender status to 3-3 and reeling, injury-plagued team.

Redskins RB Hightower has torn ACL; WR Moss out 5-7 weeks

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan confirmed Monday that RB Tim Hightower suffered a torn ACL in Sunday's loss to the Panthers and will miss the rest of the season.

Del Pilar's Digest: Fantasyland injury report

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar brings us up-to-date on the latest injury news, including the status of Redskins RB Tim Hightower and how it affects his team and you.

Moss, Hightower injured in Redskins' loss

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
Redskins WR Santana Moss broke his left hand and RB Tim Hightower injured his knee in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

Torain's arrival changes Redskins' backfield

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 2:33 a.m. ET
Ryan Torain's big game against the Rams in Week Four appeared to signify a shift in the Redskins' backfield, but it might not be exactly as expected.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Two

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice was impressed with how Cam Newton picked apart the Cardinals' secondary. How will the rookie perform vs. the Packers?

Million-dollar backfield? Cardinals sure hope so

Posted June 07, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' four-headed backfield of Beanie Wells, Ryan Williams, Tim Hightower and LaRod Stephens-Howling might not be such a bad idea after all.

Confusion abounds for Cardinals at running back

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Our sources in the desert are having a difficult time trying to determine just what exactly the Cardinals might have in mind at running back after their very surprising second-round selection of RB Ryan Williams.

Cardinals' second-round pick a real head-scratcher

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
Nobody in the desert could honestly say they saw the selection of Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams coming in the second round early Friday evening. 

Fitzgerald organizes workouts for Cardinals

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has organized informal workouts with 20 of his teammates on Tuesday at an Arizona State practice field, according to PFW correspondent and Arizona Republic writer Kent Somers.

Beanie the starter should be fantasy joy

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
It took nearly half the season, but Beanie Wells has finally taken hold of the Cardinals' featured back job — and the fantasy value that goes with it.

Wells to start at RB for Cardinals

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells will get his first start of the season on Sunday against the Bucs in place of Tim Hightower.

Cardinals RB Wells questionable for Sunday

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells (knee) did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable for the season opener against the Rams.

Hightower could be Cardinals' third-down back

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
Even though he’s listed first on the depth chart as the starting RB ahead of Chris “Beanie” Wells, we hear Tim Hightower could be the top candidate for the Cardinals' third-down-RB role.


Posted Sept. 01, 2012
The Redskins cut Hightower on Friday.||||||| Hightower's departure leaves the Redskins with second-year players Evan Royster and Roy Helu Jr. and rookie Alfred Morris competing for the starting job.
Posted May 14, 2012
Hightower has re-signed with the Washington Redskins.||||||| The 25-year-old Hightower rushed for 321 yards on 84 carries in five games last season before going on injured reserve with a torn ligament in his left knee.
Posted Oct. 23, 2011
Hightower tore his ACL in Sunday's game and is done for the season.||||||| Hightower hurt his left knee on a 4-yard carry in the third quarter, grabbing at it immediately after being tackled. He was helped off the field while putting almost no weight on the leg, then carted to the locker room from the sideline. His return was questionable. Hightower had run for 88 yards. Ryan Torain figures to get more carries.
Posted Sept. 27, 2011
Hightower ran for 96 yards on 20 carries in an 18-16 loss at Dallas on Monday. He added five receptions for 39 yards and one score.||||||| Hightower should have a better effort next week against the winless Rams, who have lost all three games by double digits and can't be confident at the moment.
Posted Sept. 19, 2011
Hightower helped Washington post a 22-21 win over Arizona on Sunday.||||||| Hightower, traded by the Cardinals shortly after the end of the NFL lockout, ran for 96 yards on 20 carries and started a scuffle that netted a 15-yard roughness penalty against his old team. He also had a 10-yard reception.