Matt Veldman

#41TE,
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 255
Born:
College: North Dakota State
Birth Place: Becker, Minnesota
Draft: Undrafted
  • Redskins Playbook: After worst to first in 2016, how strong will NFC East be?
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    Redskins Playbook: After worst to first in 2016, how strong will NFC East be?

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, May 28, 16 days before the Washington Redskins start their mandatory minicamp on June 13. Timeline Days until: —Training camp starts (7/27) 60 —Preseason opener @ Ravens (8/10) 74 —Season opener Eagles @ Redskins (9/10) 105 Note: I am on vacation this week in the Outer Banks. Need to Know will be a mix of new content and some of the most popular posts of 2017. Redskins faced one of NFL’s toughest slates in 2016 (originally posted January 28) As the Redskins came off their 2015 playoff season and looked towards 2016, one thing jumped out. Even before any games were played it looked like their path to a repeat playoff appearance would be difficult,

  • Ten NFL rookies who are diamonds in the rough
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    Ten NFL rookies who are diamonds in the rough

    Samaje Perine could very well be the Redskins' starting running back in Week 1. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Despite the shimmer and shine the top-drafted NFL rookies exude every year, it’s well known some of the league’s best players are diamonds in the rough. Overlooked in the first rounds of the draft for various reasons, there are plenty who fit that mold heading into 2017. For the purposes of this article we’ll focus on 10 players — five offensive and five defensive — who have a chance to make some significant noise as rookies for their respective teams. Some will end up as starters while others will make an impact as role players. Regardless, all will prove valuable, and it’s highly likely

  • Rams preview: Jared Goff looks for fresh start under Sean McVay
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    Rams preview: Jared Goff looks for fresh start under Sean McVay

    1. The McVay era begins Sean McVay, the 31-year-old former offensive coordinator of the Washington Redskins, was a surprising hire, but perhaps it is fitting that one of the league’s youngest rosters also would have the youngest head coach in league history. He is tasked with changing the culture of a team that hasn’t been to the playoffs since 2004 and hasn’t had a winning record since 2003. To turn things around, McVay will need to bring fresh energy and ideas and earn the respect of his players, all while balancing the important job of calling offensive plays. 2. Goff is in control in Year 2 There will be no quarterback competition this year. The Rams will start Jared Goff, the No. 1 overall