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    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

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  • Mon., Sep. 22, 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

  • Tue., Sep. 23, 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

  • Wed., Sep. 24, 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

  • Thu., Sep. 25, 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

  • Thu., Sep. 25, 2014 6:55 PM - 7:15 PM EDT Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Lou Holder LIVE from FedExField before the Redskins vs. Giants kickoff on Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Players

Tyler Polumbus
T #74
Height:
6-8
Weight:
308
Age:
29
College:
Colorado
Hometown:
Englewood, Colo.
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014):

G
2
GS
2

Transactions:

  • Originally signed by Denver as an undrafted free agent on April 28, 2008.
  • Released by Denver on Aug. 24, 2010.
  • Claimed off waivers by Detroit on Aug. 26, 2010.
  • Signed with Seattle as a restricted free agent on July 25, 2011. Then released by Seattle on Oct. 25, 2011.
  • Signed by the Washington Redskins on Nov. 9, 2011.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 19, 2013.

 

Transactions:

  • Originally signed by Denver as an undrafted free agent on April 28, 2008.
  • Released by Denver on Aug. 24, 2010.
  • Claimed off waivers by Detroit on Aug. 26, 2010.
  • Signed with Seattle as a restricted free agent on July 25, 2011. Then released by Seattle on Oct. 25, 2011.
  • Signed by the Washington Redskins on Nov. 9, 2011.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 19, 2013.

 

PRO

  • Enters 2014 having played in 87 career games, with 50 starts.
  • Joined the Redskins during Week 10 of the 2011 season.
  • Has played both guard and tackle with Washington, including starting 15 games at right tackle during Washington's NFC East championship season in 2012 and all 16 games for the team in 2013.

 

2013 (Redskins)

  • Started all 16 games for Washington.
  • Started at right tackles against Chicago (10/20), helping the Redskins post 499 yards and 45 points.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Started all 15 games in which he played.
  • His 15 starts were a career high, surpassing his previous high of eight in Denver in 2009.
  • Returned from injury and started in a division-clinching win versus Dallas (12/30), helping Alfred Morris to the single-season team record for rushing yardage with a 200-yard effort in Week 17.

2011 (Seahawks/Redskins)

  • Appeared in five games with Seattle, before joining the Redskins in Week 10.
  • Started four games for the Redskins at right tackle.

 

2010 (Seahawks):

  • Played in 15 games starting seven.
  • Ended the season as the team’s starting left guard.

 

2009 (Broncos):

  • Played in 15 games, starting eight.

 

2008 (Broncos):

  • Played in all 16 games.

 

College

  • Played in 48 career games, making 28 starts at Colorado.
  • Earned second-team All-Big 12 Conference honors as a senior after allowing only one sack in 13 starts.
  • Received CU’s Eddie Crowder Award in recognition of his leaders as a senior.
  • Was the only Buffalo to play every down from scrimmage (961) on either side of the ball while totaling 68 knockdown blocks.
  • Started 12 games as a junior.

 

Personal

  • Founded Tyler's Kids Outreach with his wife, Liz, to enrich the lives of children through family, faith and personal growth. Held kids' football clinics at Redskins Park and meet and greets at Ashburn's INOVA Hospital as part of the organization's efforts in 2013.
  • Outside of his foundation work, used the 2013 season to participate in the Fuel Up To Play 60 Football Clinic, and volunteered at the All-Star Survivors Celebration for women battling breast cancer.
  • Attended Cherry Creek High School (Englewood, Colo.)
  • Earned SuperPrep All-America honors and first-team all-state recognition from The Denver Post as a senior.
  • Did not allow a sack as a senior after allowing only one as a junior.
  • Also played baseball, and lettered twice in basketball.
  • Attend the NFL’s Business Management and Entrepreneurial Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2009.
  • Earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Colorado.
  • Married to his wife, Elizabeth, and has two children, Noah (born May 2011) and Lydia (born October 2012).
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 89 52
2014 WAS 2 2
2013 WAS 16 16
2012 WAS 15 15
2011 WAS 5 4
2011 SEA 5 0
2010 SEA 15 7
2009 DEN 15 8
2008 DEN 16 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @HOU L 6-17
2 JAC W 41-10

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