Jason Weaver

#78T,
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 309
Born:
College: Southern Miss
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Draft: Undrafted
  • Chad Johnson wants someone to take him to Lions training camp
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    Chad Johnson wants someone to take him to Lions training camp

    Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered University of Michigan for ESPN.com and AnnArbor.com Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Follow on Twitter Chad Johnson hasn't played in the NFL since 2011. He has never been a member of the Detroit Lions, and other than a season in New England, he spent his NFL career with the Cincinnati Bengals. And yet on Monday night, the six-time Pro Bowler tweeted to the world that he would like someone to take him to Lions training camp next week. This isn’t as random as it might seem, though. Johnson's daughter, 12-year-old Cha'iel, will be competing in the Junior Olympics in Detroit next week during the first week of Lions

  • 2017 Virginia Football Opponent Preview: Connecticut
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    2017 Virginia Football Opponent Preview: Connecticut

    Randy Edsall is back in Storrs! After leaving UConn in 2011 to accomplish nothing at Maryland, Coach Edsall was mercifully booted from College Park in 2015. Now, after a brief stop at the pinnacle of football success: the Detroit Lions organization, he returns to coach the Huskies. Will Edsall get his former team back to the BCS heights of 2010? He’s the winningest coach in UConn history, but I wouldn’t expect such results this year. 2016 Record: 3-9 (1-7 in the AAC) Turns out the 19 former UVa coaches on the 2016 UConn staff couldn’t produce a successful program there either. But they did beat a kicker-less UVa team, so, kudos. Notable Departures: S Obi Melifonwu (First Team All-AAC) WR Noel

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    Malcolm Blacken Brings Character as the Washington Redskins’ Director of Player Development

    Current Redskins Role: Director of Player Development (5th year) Experience as a Player: 4 years in college (running back, Virginia Tech) Coaching Highlights: Asst. Strength and Conditioning Coach (1996-2000, Washington Redskins), Strength and Conditioning Coach (2001-2009, Detroit Lions), Strength & Conditioning Coach (2010, Washington Redskins), Director of Speed, Strength & Conditioning (2011-2012, University of Colorado) What He Brings to the Team: In a 2016 interview, Blacken credited guys like London Fletcher and Santana Moss, two of the most quality, stand-up men on the roster in recent years, with advocating to Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan to bring him in as the Director of Player Development