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Redskins president firmly in RG3's corner

It's quite simple. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's fifth-year option was picked up because the team brass believes in him. Redskins president Bruce Allen said as much at the team’s inaugural charity golf classic on Monday. “We think Robert is a starting quarterback,” Allen said before the team’s inaugural charity golf classic, per Michael Phillips...
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37 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign DT Jerrell Powe

The Washington Redskins signed DT Jerrell Powe to a contract on Monday, according to the NFL Transactions release. Powe, 28, is a former sixth-round pick of the Chiefs back in 2011. He spent a few years in Kansas City before joining the Texans as an unrestricted free agent in March of last year. In 2014, Powe appeared ... The post Redskins Sign DT Jerrell Powe appeared first on...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins are Heading Into Uncharted Waters With McCloughan Steering the Ship

Heading Into Uncharted Waters The Washington Redskins are heading into uncharted waters in 2015. After years of doing things the wrong way the team looks to finally be on the right path under new GM Scot McCloughan. McCloughan’s plan to rebuild the Redskins starts with strengthening the trenches on both sides of the ball. For years […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins hope to bring J.J. Watt-like attack?

Brian Kersey/Getty Images Newly acquired defensive end Stephen Paea is hoping to bring a J.J. Watt-like attack to the Washington Redskins’ defense this year. Wouldn’t that be nice? I wonder how he plans to do that. The former Chicago Bears mauling pass rusher had to be double-teamed by opposing offensive fronts all the time when he played in the Windy City. “You know. I look...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

RGIII’s Road to Redemption Begins as a Game Manager

Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins is carted off the field after being injured in the first quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at FedExField on September 14, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) NFL analysts often use the term “game manager” to describe quarterbacks that fit a certain profile. They generally lack...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins Rb Alfred Morris Putting Some Sweet Moves on the Practice Dummy During OTAs

Alfred Morris exploded on to the scene during his rookie season with the Redskins running for over 1600 yards, but since then has gone downhill. His sophomore campaign saw him gain 1275 yards and last season he didn't clear 1100. The downward trend has some thinking that third round pick Matt Jones could take over the job this season.Morris is not going to lie down and let him of...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins' DeSean Jackson up to old antics?

Organized Team Activities (OTAs) began on Tuesday for the Washington Redskins and number eleven was no where to be found. When asked about DeSean Jackson’s absence, coach Jay Gruden noted that he would not be in attendance this week, but would return the following week. It did not take long to discover the reason behind DeSean’s vacancy on Tuesday after he posted a picture on...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Washington Redskins can win the NFC East

The Washington Redskins have a combined seven wins over the last two years after a 10-6, NFC East winning season in 2012. With a terrible defense and offensive line, and Robert Griffin III playing inconsistent, many believe this team is rebuilding and a long time away from being ready to compete again. Not so fast, folks. This team may actually be a lot closer to reaching the playoffs...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Look: Washington Redskins safety makes bold fashion statement with his cleats

Along with the on-field analysis of the first few days of Washington Redskins OTAs, several reporters couldn’t help but notice safety Duke Ihenacho’s bold fashion statement. Stephen Czarda took a photo of Ihenacho’s custom kicks: You can only find these rare cleats in one place in the world — on #Redskins S Duke Ihenacho's (@NachoLyfe) feet. pic.twitter.com/c113fgAW5s ...
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Washington Redskins: Offseason additions have team primed for success

The Washington Redskins have had a successful offseason! I repeat the Washington Redskins have had a successful offseason. This is new territory for a Dan Snyder owned Redskins team that has made many regretful signings in the past such as Donovan McNabb and Albert Haynesworth. In the past couple of months, the Skins have made calculated moves to address the team’s needs. From...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins aim to Learn from Last Season’s Mistakes

Washington Redskins Wide Receiver Pierre Garçon, center, catches a pass on the first day of preseason practice leading up to the 2015-2016 NFL season. (Washington Redskins) Tuesday morning at Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA, the Washington Redskins held their first official preseason practice leading up to the 2015-2016 season. The Organized Training Activities (OTA’s) encompassed...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris cuts like a razor

It’s easy to forget amidst all this hype about Matt Jones that Alfred Morris is still one of the better running backs in the NFL. Today we got a reminder of what he can do at the Washington Redskins OTAs… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: From 1-32 based on chances of making the Hall of Fame Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s second-tier tight ends The team shared this video on their Twitter...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Jordan Reed is wearing out welcome with trainers

Justin Edmonds/Getty Images According to Tarik El-Bashir of CSNWashington.com, Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed has been held out of Tuesday’s OTA’s because of a knee issue. Please tell me you’re joking. “He just had a little bit of knee soreness, so we held him out and sent him down to get checked out,” Redskins coach Jay Gruden said. Redskins officials tried...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Two veterans cut by the Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins have cut two veterans. NFL.com‘s Kevin Patra reported the news on Wednesday of the releases of Tracy Porter and Chris Chester from the Washington Redskins. Porter’s tenure with the Washington Redskins was rocky, as he never was able to display the potential he showcased as a member of the New Orleans Saints potentially against the then Peyton Manning-led...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson skips Redskins OTAs, goes to Cavs game

DeSean Jackson was surrounded by red and gold jerseys Tuesday, but they didn’t belong to the Washington Redskins. The Redskins wide receiver wasn’t in attendance for his team’s first day of organized team activities. Normally, this wouldn’t be that big of a deal, as OTAs are completely voluntary under the new collective bargaining agreement and Jackson even told Washington...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Release Chris Chester & Tracy Porter

Redskins Release Chris Chester & Tracy Porter According to multiple sources, the Washington Redskins have released right guard Chris Chester and corner Tracy Porter. The move shouldn’t come as much of a shock as the Redskins made moves both in the offseason, and in the draft at both positions. The two moves will save the […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 misses 'having fun playing football' after two tough seasons

Robert Griffin III has suffered through a couple of horrific seasons in Washington after blowing the hinges off the NFL as a rookie in 2012. He is hoping a new mental approach will help him recapture the magic, and part of that process appears to involve taking the game not so seriously. Speaking with reporters after Washington’s first OTA session on Tuesday, Griffin spoke about...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Key Position Battles for the Washington Redskins

After going a combined 7-25 the last two seasons the Redskins will look to rebound in 2015. The Redskins have brought in a number of free agents and draft picks that should be able to improve this team. With more talent comes increased competition. Which offseason and training camp battles should you keep an eye out for?Outside Linebacker: Preston Smith vs. Trent MurphyThe Redskins...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan Still Has High Hopes For Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins

When Mike Shanahan was the head coach of the Washington Redskins he made some waves when he drafted Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins. Why go with Cousins in the fourth round when the team had other needs and RG3 was clearly expected to be the starter? Well--maybe it was because he didn't have much faith in RG3 or drafting Griffin was more Dan Snyder's brain child and he wanted...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins DL Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton Showing the Practice Dummies Who's Boss

We are till months away from seeing anything that closely resembles actual football. That's the bad news. Good news is that the guys we love to watch are hard at work making sure they are going to be ready to play their best come opening day.For a defensive lineman like Washington Redskins big man Terrance Knighton that means being able to treat offensive linemen like they were annoying...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Shanahan: injuries are not why Robert Griffin III struggles

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had an excellent rookie season in 2012 that saw him pass for 3,200 yards with 27 total touchdowns compared to only five interceptions. Griffin also helped lead the Redskins to a 10-6 record and a rare playoff appearance. Since then, RGIII’s struggled are well noted. In addition to struggling with some unfortunate injuries, the...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten worst Washington Redskins’ Quarterbacks in last ten years

In honor of David Letterman’s retirement, I have compiled a top ten list of the worst Washington Redskins’s quarterbacks in the last ten years. Not that naming terrible players from a dysfunctional franchise is any honor to you Dave, but that’s all I got. The Redskins have had 10 quarterbacks who have started multiple games in the last ten years, which in my mind, or any sane...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 announces daughter's birth on social media

Robert Griffin III has a pretty extensive résumé, but his most important accomplishment to date came far from the football field.   The Washington Redskins quarterback took to Twitter on Thursday night to announce some happy news: He and his wife just welcomed a baby girl. -Jeremiah 29:11- Reese Ann Griffin was born today! All 7lbs 9 oz. of her! Life Changer! #Blessed #ReeseAnn...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Trey Williams another Lache Seastrunk for the Redskins?

Tray Williams walks in Lache Seastrunk’s footsteps. Maybe. Redskins fans started drooling last year when they saw Redskins’ 6th round draft pick Lache Seastrunk’s highlights.  Pound the defense with Morris; fatigue them with Seastrunk’s monster cuts and acceleration. Well that dream ended in the same manner as most Redskins fans dreams, in the dumpster.  Not only was Seastrunk...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Halliday retires before rookie minicamp

Connor Halliday’s sudden departure from Washington was quite mysterious. The undrafted rookie free agent out of Washington State suddenly left team facilities the night before Washington’s rookie minicamp without giving any explanation for his actions. According to Liz Clarke of The Washington Post, the answer to the mystery is this: Before he has played a snap in the NFL...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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