Adam Hayward LB WAS 25 Days

Hayward suffered a broken leg Sunday, the Washington Post reports. He will miss the rest of the season.

Hayward spent most of his time on special teams. He will have an MRI this week to determine if there's additional ligament damage.

Adam Hayward LB WAS 9 Months

Redskins agreed to terms with LB Adam Hayward, formerly of the Bucs, on a three-year contract.

Hayward, 30 in June, doesn't play much defense but is a stalwart on special teams. He racked up eight tackles on coverage units last season. Hayward's missed just five games in seven seasons. He'll also back up at the inside 'backer spot.

Adam Hayward LB WAS May 11 '78

The Bucs reportedly aren't counting out Adam Hayward as a candidate for the starting middle linebacker job.

The organization has been "pleased" with Mason Foster, who remains the strong favorite. A special teamer and reserve at all three linebacker spots, Hayward was unable to beat out Foster, Geno Hayes or Quincy Black for a starting job in the past.

Adam Hayward LB WAS May 11 '77

Bucs re-signed LB Adam Hayward to a three-year contract.

Hayward recorded 29 tackles and one sack as a backup linebacker at all three spots and special teamer last year. His role projects similarly in 2011. Hayward garnered some interest from the Rams last week, but ends up with the team that drafted him back in 2007.

Adam Hayward LB WAS May 07 '77

The Rams are reportedly showing interest in free agent LB Adam Hayward.

The Rams have been connected to a slew of second- and third-tier linebackers. They may only be offering just above the minimum considering the targets. Hayward was the Bucs' sixth-round pick in 2007. He's made four career starts.