Josh Wilson DB ATL 4 Days
Josh Wilson opened training camp as the Falcons' nickel corner.
Wilson has been getting the majority of nickel reps over Robert McClain and Javier Arenas. He was a 16-game starter for Washington last season, but graded out as PFF's No. 76 corner. Wilson is the early favorite for slot duties, though competition for snaps behind Robert Alford and Desmond Trufant should carry on well into the preseason.
Josh Wilson DB ATL 4 Months
Falcons signed CB Josh Wilson, formerly of the Redskins.
Wilson, 29, was a 16-game starter for the Redskins last season. He also handled slot duties in nickel and dime packages but was routinely roasted and taken advantage of in coverage. Robert McClain, Javier Arenas, and Wilson will compete for snaps behind starters Robert Alford and Desmond Trufant.
Josh Wilson DB ATL 4 Months
Free agent CB Josh Wilson is visiting the Falcons on Tuesday.
Wilson visited the Lions on Monday. It's his first action of free agency after starting all 16 games opposite DeAngelo Hall and covering the slot in sub-packages. He turned 29 last month and was PFF's No. 80 corner in 2013.
Josh Wilson DB ATL 6 Months
The Redskins are not expected to re-sign free agent CB Josh Wilson.
Wilson started all 16 games opposite DeAngelo Hall this past season and moved into the slot in nickel packages, but he proved to be a big part of the Redskins' coverage problems. Washington wants to give second-year CB David Amerson a chance to earn significantly more playing time. Wilson turns 29 in March and will likely struggle to find multi-year contract offers.
Josh Wilson DB ATL Jul 26 '13
Redskins activated CB Josh Wilson (pectoral) from the active/PUP list.
Wilson passed his physical Thursday and has been cleared to practice. Assuming he stays healthy, he remains the favorite to start at right cornerback opposite DeAngelo Hall.
Josh Wilson DB ATL Jul 25 '13
Redskins placed RCB Josh Wilson (shoulder) on the active/PUP list.
Wilson underwent offseason surgery to repair a torn labrum. The Redskins' projected starter opposite DeAngelo Hall is not expected to have an extended stint on the sideline.
Josh Wilson DB ATL May 23 '13
Redskins CB Josh Wilson underwent surgery for a torn labrum "about two months ago," but he should be ready for training camp.
Wilson started all 16 games last season, and he graded out as Pro Football Focus' No. 34 corner. Entering the final year of his contract, one in which he took a pay cut to stay, Wilson is expected to start opposite DeAngelo Hall.
Josh Wilson DB ATL Apr 26 '13
Redskins CB Josh Wilson has restructured his contract, slashing his base salary from $3.9 million to $2 million.
It appears Wilson took a $600,000 pay-cut, with $1.3 million of his lost salary being converted to a bonus. The move frees up roughly $2 million in cap space. Wilson, 28, graded out as the 38th best cornerback in Pro Football Focus' ratings last season.
Josh Wilson DB ATL Mar 07 '13
The Redskins have reportedly not asked CB Josh Wilson to restructure his contract.
It's a mild surprise considering the Redskins' extremely cumbersome cap situation. Wilson carries a $5.33M cap hit in 2013, the final year of his current contract. He was a 16-game starter a year ago in the league's third-worst pass defense.
Josh Wilson DB ATL Jan 31 '13
CSN Washington reports the Redskins may approach CB Josh Wilson about a contract extension.
Wilson signed a three-year deal prior to the 2011 season, so he's entering the final year of his contract. The problem is that he carries a $5.33 million cap hit for 2013, so Washington may want to extend him and reduce the charge. Wilson started all 16 games in 2012, racking up 74 tackles and 13 passes defensed.