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

  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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

  • Wed., Nov. 26, 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. 27, 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. 28, 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

  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Larry Michael LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium before the Redskins vs. Colts game on Sunday, November 30, 2014.
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden takes the podium following the Redskins vs. Colts game at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, November 30, 2014.

Players

Adam Hayward
LB #55
Height:
6-1
Weight:
240
Age:
30
College:
Portland State
Hometown:
Westminster, CA
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
13
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Transactions:

  • Selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round (182nd overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.
  • Re-signed with the Buccaneers on August 1, 2011.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 12, 2014.

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round (182nd overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.
  • Re-signed with the Buccaneers on August 1, 2011.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 12, 2014.

 

PRO

  • Veteran special teams standout who agreed to terms with the Redskins on the first day of free agency in 2014.
  • Enters the 2014 season having previously appeared in 107 games with 13 starts with Tampa Bay from 2007-13.
  • Served as the Buccaneers’ special teams captain for three years from 2011-13.
  • Led Buccaneers in special teams tackles in five of the last six seasons in Tampa Bay.
  • Established a single-season career highs in special teams tackles in each of his first four seasons.

 

2013 (Buccaneers)

  • Elected special teams captain for a third consecutive season.
  • Played in all 16 games for the fourth straight season, including two starts, and finished with 15 tackles on defense, including one for loss.
  • Credited with a team-leading 11 tackles on special teams.
  • Recorded two tackles, including one for loss, vs. PHI (10/13).
  • Registered one tackle on defense and two on special teams at SEA (11/3).
  • Recorded one special teams tackle in his 100th career game, vs. MIA (11/11).
  • Posted four tackles on defense and one on special teams vs. ATL (11/17).
  • Recorded first start of the season at DET (11/24), recording three tackles and a pass defensed.
  • Notched one tackle on defense and one on special teams at CAR (12/1).
  • Registered one tackle on defense and one on special teams vs. BUF (12/8).
  • Recorded one tackle on defense and two on special teams vs. SF (12/15).
  • Posted one tackle on defense and one tackle on special teams at STL (12/22).
  • Started and tallied one tackle on defense and one on special teams at NO (12/29).

 

2012 (Buccaneers)

  • Served as the Buccaneers’ special teams captain for second straight season.
  • Played in all 16 games, making five starts and recording 15 tackles and two passes defensed.
  • Recovered a blocked punt and returned it 29 yards for a touchdown in win vs. SD (11/11). Added two tackles on defense and one on special teams.
  • Started at linebacker, making two tackles on defense and two on special teams in win at CAR (11/18).
  • Started at linebacker and posted season-high five tackles, including one for loss vs. ATL (11/25).
  • Posted four tackles, including one for loss, at NO (12/16).
  • Started vs. STL (12/23) and recorded two tackles and a pass defensed.
  • Started in win at STL (12/30) and notched one tackle on defense and three on special teams.


2011 (Buccaneers)

  • Named as the Buccaneers’ special teams captain.
  • Appeared in all 16 games, starting two.
  • Made 24 tackles (21 solo) on defense.
  • Made first start of the season at NO (11/6).
  • Started vs. HOU (11/13) and posted a career-high eight tackles (seven solo) on defense.

 

2010 (Buccaneers)

  • Played in all 16 games with three starts.
  • Posted a career-high 20 special teams tackles.
  • Compiled 18 defensive tackles (13 solo), two passes defensed and one sack.
  • Started in Week 11 at SF (11/21) and made two solo tackles. Also recorded the first sack of his career by dropping Troy Smith for a three-yard loss and notched his first fumble recovery of his career on the team’s first defensive possession.
  • Recovered a fumble on the opening kick of the second half at WAS (12/12).

 

2009 (Buccaneers)

  • Appeared in 15 games and made his first NFL start in Week 14 vs. NYJ (12/13).
  • Ranked third on the team with 15 special teams tackles.
  • Made 13 tackles (10 solo) on defense.

 

2008 (Buccaneers)

  • Played in all 16 games in his second NFL season.
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 12 special teams tackles.

 

2007 (Buccaneers)

  • Appeared in 12 games as a rookie.
  • Made his NFL debut at SEA (9/9).

 

College

  • Played in 22 games with 11 starts for Portland State (2005-06), earning All-American and unanimous All-Big Sky Conference honors for his performance at strongside linebacker.
  • Totaled 123 tackles, 11.0 sacks, 19.0 tackles for loss and seven passes defensed while forcing four fumbles and recovering another with the Vikings.
  • As a senior, was named the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Spent three years at Colorado State (2002-04) before transferring to Portland State.
  • Majored in business administration.

 

Personal

  • Attended Marina H.S. in Westminster, Calif.
  • Earned all-region honors from PrepStar and was a two-time all-league choice.
  • Posted 90 tackles, including 10 stops for losses, 6.0 sacks, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions as a senior.
  • Has traveled to Bahrain, Italy, South Korea, the Persian Gulf, and Spain to greet and visit with U.S. troops stationed overseas.
  • Married to the former Angela Rumore. The couple has one daughter, Jaslyn Faye.
  • Born Adam Hayward on June 23, 1984 in Long Beach, Calif.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 174 137 37 1.0 0 5 0 0 -- 0 0 0 2
2014 WAS 10 0 13 9 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 TB 16 2 25 18 7 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 TB 16 5 24 18 6 0.0 0 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 TB 16 2 32 28 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 TB 16 3 29 22 7 1.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
2009 TB 15 1 23 19 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2008 TB 16 0 13 11 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2007 TB 12 0 15 12 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @HOU L 6-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 JAC W 41-10 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @PHI L 34-37 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 NYG L 14-45 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 SEA L 17-27 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @ARI L 20-30 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 TEN W 19-17 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @DAL W 20-17 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @MIN L 26-29 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 TB L 7-27 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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