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Perry Riley | Linebacker | #54

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/3/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 240
College: LSU
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 4 (103) / WAS
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Raiders signed ILB Perry Riley.
Riley spent 2010-15 in Washington, but couldn't make it to final cuts this summer. His 2015 was cut short by foot surgery. Riley has 63 games of starting experience, and could see immediate snaps for Oakland's shaky defense. He provides depth with Ben Heeney (ankle) headed to I.R. Tue, Oct 4, 2016 04:59:00 PM

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Redskins released ILB Perry Riley and DE Stephen Paea.

Riley struggled to come back from December foot surgery and ended up losing his job to Mason Foster. Set to earn just over $5 million, he cost too much to keep around as a backup. Signed to a four-year, $21 million contract last year, Paea spent most of training camp with the third-team defense.
Tue, Aug 30, 2016 12:07:00 PM

Redskins activated ILB Perry Riley from the active/PUP list.

Well that was fast. Riley was placed on PUP with a minor foot injury yesterday but apparently he only needed a day to get his bearings. He'll compete with Will Compton and Mason Foster for snaps at inside linebacker.
Fri, Jul 29, 2016 03:57:00 PM

Redskins placed ILB Perry Riley (foot) on the active/PUP.

Riley was expected to be ready for training camp. Already well behind Will Compton and Mason Foster in the battle for a starting spot, starting on the PUP puts Riley's roster spot into further question.
Source: ESPN
Thu, Jul 28, 2016 08:19:00 AM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley (foot) will be ready for training camp.

Riley has been shut down since December. He shed his walking boot last week and is on track for a late July return. OLB Junior Galette (Achilles) is also expected to be cleared for camp.
Thu, Jun 16, 2016 09:16:00 AM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley (foot) has shed his walking boot.

Riley's foot has been giving him trouble since undergoing surgery in December. He's not yet practicing, but Riley should be ready well in time for training camp. Riley is due a $4 million salary in the final year of his deal.
Wed, Jun 8, 2016 11:46:00 AM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley (foot) is still in a walking boot.

Riley injured his foot late last season and was initially slapped with a 3-6 week timetable after requiring surgery to put a pin in his fifth metatarsal. Six months later, the foot is still giving him pain and discomfort. Riley expects to be ready for camp, but is due for a second opinion on his foot soon.
Fri, May 27, 2016 10:37:00 AM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley (foot) is questionable for Sunday's Wild Card game.

Riley has been sidelined since Week 12. He's practiced the last two weeks and should be a game-time decision. FS Dashon Goldson (shoulder, ribs) is fully expected to play despite being listed questionable.
Fri, Jan 8, 2016 06:39:00 PM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley is out 3-6 weeks after undergoing foot surgery.

The Skins will turn to Mason Foster next to Will Compton at inside linebacker. Riley has been one of the biggest culprits in Washington's sieve-like run defense. The Redskins probably won't miss him much.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 03:04:00 PM

ILB Perry Riley left the Redskins' Week 7 game against the Buccaneers with a strained muscle in his lower leg and is questionable to return.

Riley missed time with a calf injury earlier this year. This could be related. He recorded two tackles before exiting.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 03:39:00 PM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley (calf) will be inactive for Week 4 against the Eagles.

With Riley out again, Will Compton will get another start at middle linebacker. Riley hasn't played since straining his calf in Week 2 against the Rams, and only participated in various agility drills this week.
Fri, Oct 2, 2015 04:42:00 PM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley (calf) is inactive for Week 3 against the Giants.

Will Compton is making the start at middle linebacker. Also inactive for the Redskins are QB Robert Griffin III, WR DeSean Jackson, CB Justin Rogers, OG Spencer Long, DT Frank Kearse and OT Arie Kouandjio.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 06:57:00 PM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley (calf) is listed as questionable for Thursday night's game against the Giants.

Riley did not get in any practice time this week and is unlikely to play. With Riley out, the Redskins will turn to Will Compton at middle linebacker, and OLB Trent Murphy could see some time there as well.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 08:44:00 AM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley (knee, questionable) is unlikely to play Week 6 against the Cardinals.

"It’s difficult to see Riley playing," CSN Washington's Rich Tandler said. "He has not practiced all week and has labored to get through very light agility drills during the portion of practice that reporters can observe." Will Compton will start opposite Keenan Robinson if Riley cannot go.
Sat, Oct 11, 2014 11:14:00 AM

Redskins ILB Perry Riley has been diagnosed with a sprained MCL.

Speaking Tuesday, coach Jay Gruden admitted he was "concerned." Riley is undergoing additional testing. Riley was the Redskins' leading tackler last season, and signed a three-year, $13 million deal in March. Will Compton will slide in opposite Keenan Robinson for however long Riley is sidelined.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 04:57:00 PM

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