Need to Know: The Redskins week that was—rebuilding the defense

Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, February 13, 11 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. The Redskins week that was A look at five of the most popular posts of the week here at Real Redskins and at Why haven’t the Redskins released RG3? —Some have complained that this…
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RG3 passes exit physical, clears way for release

The last hurdle standing in the way of the Washington Redskins releasing Robert Griffin III has been cleared. According to NFL Media’s Albert Breer, Griffin passed his exit physical. FWIW, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III did pass his exit physical, which clears the way for his impending release (matter of when, not if). — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) February 12, 2016 Griffin...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Redskins receiver pulls a Plaxico Burress

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Former Washington Redskins wide receiver, Josh Morgan accidentally shot himself...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranking Redskins Top 5 Offseason Needs

The Redskins won the NFC East and earned a playoff berth for the first time since 2012, but general manager Scot McCloughan still has plenty of work to do to patch roster holes and add young talent. With the NFL Scouting Combine approaching later this month and free agency opening the second week of March, Washington’s front office and coaching staff has been working diligently...
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RG3 gets birthday wishes from Terrance Knighton - complete with big hit

February 12 marks the 26th birthday for Robert Griffin III. Redskins nose tackle Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton took to Twitter to wish RG3 a Happy Birthday, but the photo he used might bring back bad memories.
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Power Ranking the Redskins’ Free Agent Needs

Though the Redskins were somewhat active in free agency last year, Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan doesn’t believe in using the system to build a team. Last year, many team needs were filled with players on teams built under him in San Francisco or Seattle. McCloughan says the Redskins won’t be “big players” in free agency this year, but there are certain positions...
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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 2/12

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.
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Have the Redskins found the answer at right tackle?

Redskins position outlook: Trent Williams is the anchor on the left side of the offensive line; has the team finally found his counterpart at right tackle?
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Offseason question: Should the Redskins draft a nose tackle or an end in the first round?

The Washington Redskins have the 21st overall pick in this year’s draft and the team will likely seek to upgrade its defense in the first round. With many holes to address on a 28th ranked unit that allowed 380.6 yards per game in 2015, there’s one are that could desperately use a young, talented rookie […]
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Need to Know: For Redskins and Cousins no news is good news

Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 12, 12 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five Friday morning musings on the Redskins —We haven’t heard much about the Kirk Cousins contract negotiations and that’s good news. It’s usually when things aren’t going well that one side or the other leaks…
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Free agent fits: Big-name, value and low-key wide receivers the Redskins could pursue

With questions surrounding the futures of its wide receivers, Washington could look to free agency to reinforce the position. Both DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon are under contract for 2016, but carry heavy cap hits; the team could save significant cap room by cutting one of them. Andre Roberts is also a potential cut candidate, having […]
Via The Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason question: Is Matt Jones ready to shoulder the load at RB?

The Washington Redskins seem content to let Alfred Morris depart via free agency, and that means the team will have a new lead running back. The big question: Who fills that role? Team officials must decide if Matt Jones, who will enter his second season, is ready to take the next step in his development […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Need to Know: Why haven’t the Redskins released RG3?

Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, February 11, 13 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Why have the Redskins released RG3? —There isn’t any indication out of Redskins Park as to why Robert Griffin III remains on the Redskins’ roster. I suppose they had to go through a process where…
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Not Atop NFC East in ESPN’s 2016 ‘Way-Too-Early’ Power Rankings

WASHINGTON — This information comes with the necessary caveat included in the headline for a reason. It’s wayyyyyy too early to determine power rankings for the 2016 NFL season. It does, however, serve as a litmus test for determining the floor of expectation for some teams, while others could drastically change their fortunes between now and week one, what with free agency...
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Report: Former Redskins WR injured after accidentally shooting self

A former Redskins WR suffered a non-life-threatening injury after accidentally shooting himself in Virginia. He has also reportedly been charged in connection with the incident.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 2016 Free Agency Outlook

As the league calendar flips, the Redskins will have many decisions to make about their free agents – who to keep, who to extend, who to let test the market.
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Talking Super Bowl, Redskins, RG3 & Concussions on TV

Earlier today I was a guest on NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt. We discussed the Super Bowl and Peyton Manning’s place in history, as well as what lies ahead for the Washington Redskins and their soon-to-be-departed third string quarterback Robert Griffin. Finally, we talked about the spike in concussions during the 2015 NFL season and what this means for the future of the sport. Watch...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins says he has ‘very good relationship’ with RG3

Many would figure that the relationship between Kirk Cousins and Robert Griffin III would be an uncomfortable one, but Cousins says that is not the case. Cousins did a Reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) on Thursday, and the Washington Redskins quarterback was asked about his relationship with RG3. He was asked whether the two would remain in touch if Griffin leaves the team, as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

If the Redskins were a car…

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit In an interesting blog by Pony Parts, they take all 32 NFL teams and designate a...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every Washington Redskins starting QB since their Super Bowl XXVI win

Can you name every starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins since Mark Rypien led the team to a Super Bowl win in 1992?
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Scot McCloughan’s magic touch with the Redskins

“McCloughan’s biggest accomplishment over the past year was transforming the Redskins into a structurally sound organization by establishing a clear hierarchy, which allowed everything else to fall into place, something not seen in Washington at any previous point since Snyder purchased the team. ”’I think now for the first time I can say that, after we got rid of a head...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana Moss on Snyder Expressing Doubt About RGIII

WASHINGTON — Nearly a year removed from Jay Gruden’s announcement of Robert Griffin III as his presumptive 2015 starter, the state of the Washington Redskins looks nothing like it did then. In General Manager Scot McCloughan first year, Gruden etched his first winning season as a head coach, the Redskins won the NFC East and Kirk Cousins emerged as Washington’s quarterback...
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Report: Redskins will franchise Kirk Cousins if needed

While Kirk Cousins is heading into free agency, fans of the Washington Redskins can rest easy. The team teportedly has no plans on letting its quarterback leave. In an interview with 106.7 The Fan’s Grant and Danny, MMQB’s Peter King said in no uncertain terms that Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan isn’t letting his quarterback go anywhere. “I’m sure that McCloughan...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins unlikely to re-sign RB Alfred Morris

Alfred Morris broke out in a big way with the Washington Redskins, but has been slowing down over the past couple of seasons. He is set to hit open free agency this coming offseason and it doesn’t sound likely that he will be back. According to, the Redskins are unlikely to re-sign Morris and will let him walk this offseason. It certainly makes sense for the Redskins...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins taking their time on Robert Griffin III decision

The Washington Redskins are widely expected to release quarterback Robert Griffin III at some point this offseason, but general manager Scot McCloughan isn’t rushing into any decision on the future of his polarizing quarterback. “The thing that’s good about where we are right now is, we have until March 9,” McCloughan said, via the Washington Post. “That’s why I want...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

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