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  • Fri., Oct. 31, 2014 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden speaks to media at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va. on Friday, October 31, 2014.
  • Fri., Oct. 31, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Larry Michael LIVE from TCF Bank Stadium before the Redskins vs. Vikings game on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden takes the podium following the Redskins vs. Vikings game at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST Live Player Press Conference Select Redskins players take the podium following the Redskins vs. Vikings game at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
  • Mon., Nov. 03, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Nov. 05, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Nov. 06, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Nov. 07, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

Players

Jake McDonough
DE #76
Height:
6-5
Weight:
280
College:
Iowa State
Experience:
1

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the New York Jets as a college free agent on May 10, 2013... Waived by the Jets on July 25, 2013... Signed to the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad on December 26, 2013... Waived by the Colts on February 19, 2014... Signed with the Washington Redskins on July 20, 2014.

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the New York Jets as a college free agent on May 10, 2013... Waived by the Jets on July 25, 2013... Signed to the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad on December 26, 2013... Waived by the Colts on February 19, 2014... Signed with the Washington Redskins on July 20, 2014.

YEAR BY YEAR

2013 (JETS/COLTS) Released by the Jets early in training camp... Spent Week 17 on the Colts’ practice squad.

COLLEGE
Appeared in 39 games with 26 starts at Iowa State from 2008-12, compiling 89 tackles (50 solo), 13 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, three passes defensed and one forced fumble... Named an All Big-12 first-team choice by the conference’s coaches and All Big-12 honorable mention by The Associated Press following his senior season in 2012. Started all 13 games that year and finished with 36 tackles (5.5 for loss) and a pair of sacks... In 2011, played in all 13 games (12 starts) and finished with 34 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks... In 2010, played in every game, making one start. Finished the season with 17 tackles and one sack... In 2009, appeared in one game as a redshirt freshman and recorded one tackle.

PERSONAL
Attended Valley H.S. in West Des Moines, Iowa, where he earned first-team all-state honors by the Iowa Newspaper Association as a senior in 2007... Was a 2006 second-team Des Moines Register Class 4A all-state defensive lineman... Earned four varsity letters in football... Majored in kinesiology – health fitness management at Iowa State... Son of Erin and Scott McDonough... Born on Nov. 3, 1989.

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    Posted 13 hours ago

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    Posted 13 hours ago

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    Posted Oct 29, 2014

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