Adam Carriker appeared on Backfield Radio last night and had plenty to say about his off-season, teammates and what goes on in the Redskins locker room.
When ask about his production last year and what we should expect from him next year:
You know individually, I did my job I did what I was supposed to do – hold my gap and all that. So the linebackers to run free and make plays. One thing I would like to improve this year is make plays of my own. I told London Fletcher, I believe it was last couple games I go “You know what? I’m tired of making all these gaps for you I’m trying to make plays.” He said “that’s all right with me”. So that’s what I want to do more of this year. I did all I was supposed to do, I just can do more.
The topic of Donovan McNabb’s future came up as well, and he had this to say in that regard:
I mean with Donovan, it’s tough to say. All the players like him, everybody loves him. Obviously the year didn’t end up the best way. I don’t know that I would be the most optimistic about what’s gonna happen with him. It’s tough to say, because he’s proven he’s a good player, but you got to see what happens.
Vonnie Holliday made news last week about Albert Haynesworth and how correct his “lazy persona” is in the media. Carriker had this to say.
With this lockout, they can’t do a whole lot with player trades or contracts. But it didn’t look too bright there, the suspension at the end of the year. I would still be surprised with his situation.
Needless to say, he side stepped it a bit but his choice of words make his conclusion all the more obvious.
There was fun to be had and Carriker was asked about the etiquette in the locker room and if everyone knows how to find the bathroom:
When we take a pee it tends to hit the toilet from what I understand. There aren’t too many leaks in the corner.
Carriker also shared what certain players do in their downtime in the locker room.
On Friday’s, Cooley, Grossman and Racbach, every Friday they would play hackey sack in the locker room. Whenever somebody messed up, one of the other guys would throw it as hard as he can from two-three feet away and nail him in the leg. And there would be welts bruises and I’m like that’s a game I’m never gonna join.
For the full interview check it out on BackfieldRadio.com