Kareem Moore Coming on Strong at Free Safety for Washington Redskins

August 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The competition for free safety was supposed to be one of the headline battles of the 2010 Redskins training camp. With Chris Horton having problems with injuries, Kareem Moore and Reed Doughty were set to prove themselves worthy of the starter's position.
Doughty, though, has been hampered by a broken hand. And through the first few days of training camp, Kareem Moore has hogged the spotlight.
On Monday, Moore stole two picks from Donovan McNabb. Those are the types of plays that get noticed by coaches.
With his athleticism and ball coverage skills, Moore is considered the only true free safety on the team. LaRon Landry, Horton, and Doughty are all much more suited to play the role of strong safety.
"He was drafted to play free safety," defensive backs coach Steve Jackson said when discussing Moore.
Landry's obvious deficiencies in pass coverage were exposed last year, and Jim Haslett has plans to play him closer to the line of scrimmage this year. ...

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