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REDSKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Fourth Man Sentenced in 2007 Killing of Sean Taylor

Wednesday would have marked Sean Taylor’s 32nd birthday. The former Washington Redskins safety was killed back in 2007 during a home invasion. In a bit of irony (if you want to call it that), one of the individuals responsible for Taylor’s death was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Wednesday. Charles Wardlow, 25, is the fourth man that has now been found guilty in the home...
Via Sportsnaut
12 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Man pleads guilty in Sean Taylor murder case, sentenced to 30 years

MIAMI -- Another man has been convicted in the 2007 shooting death of Washington Redskins star safety Sean Taylor during a botched burglary. A judge immediately sentenced 25-year-old Charles Wardlow to 30 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Wednesday. Wardlow was among a group from the Fort Myers area accused of traveling to Miami to steal money from Taylor's home, believing...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

4th man guilty in 2007 slaying of Redskins' Sean Taylor

MIAMI (AP) A fourth man has been convicted in the 2007 shooting death of Washington Redskins star safety Sean Taylor during a botched burglary. A judge immediately sentenced 25-year-old Charles Wardlow to 30 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Wednesday. Wardlow was among a group from the Fort Myers area accused of traveling to Miami to steal money from Taylor's home, believing...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Tribal leader facing impeachment after Washington Redskins bribes

It can be hard to love the Washington Redskins, but at least it can’t get us fired. Unfortunately, that’s not true for Gari Pikyavit Lafferty, chairwoman of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, who is now facing impeachment charges, stemming from a September visit to Washington. While visiting Washington — all expenses paid by the Redskins, of course — Lafferty is accused of...
Via cover32
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

3 positions the Washington Redskins need to be targeting with their first pick

The Washington Redskins have been working at a disadvantage the last few years in the draft. Ever since trading for Robert Griffin III, the Rams have seemingly had more of the Redskins picks than the Redskins have. This year, though, Washington owns the No. 5 pick, and they have the opportunity to grab a real impact player. Here are the top three positions the Redskins should be...
Via cover32
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Inside The Numbers: Redskins Receivers

Redskins Receivers The Washington Redskins felt pretty confident about their receiver corp heading into the 2014 season. The team had just signed former Philadelphia Eagles star receiver DeSean Jackson to go along side Pierre Garcon, who caught over 100 balls in 2013. The thought pattern was that new head coach Jay Gruden was going to […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Associated Press examining its use of the Redskins name

The boycotts of the Redskins nickname has been the forgotten NFL controversy of the last several months.  With concussions and domestic violence dominating the off-field headlines, the nickname debate circling around the Washington NFL franchise moved to the backburner in the last year. However, some interesting developments from the Associated Press could move it back front...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doug Williams: RG3 still our guy

Aside from assurances from Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden that quarterback Robert Griffin III will be the starter in 2015, anticipation still grows among Griffin's non-supporters that the team might lean towards drafting Oregon's Marcus Mariota if they can make it happen. But it looks like Griffin has another important supporter in Washington - personnel executive...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Washington Redskins Defensive Lineman Stephen Paea Looking Forward to Bringing Haka to Washington D.C.

Players are known for having all sorts of pregame traditions. Some like to pray before a game. Others have to go to the bathroom. For some it's a particular pregame meal. For new Washington Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Paea it has been a pregame Haka. The Haka is a traditional warrior dance from his homeland of New Zealand; something the nation's sports teams have been doing...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dan Snyder May Have Finally Met His Match in Fight to Keep Redskins Name

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has been steadfast in his refusal not to change the name of his franchise. It hasn't mattered how many members of Congress have told him the name is derogatory. Writers and announcers can refuse to use it. He doesn't care. No marketing campaign is going to sway him or issues with the trademark either.He insists that it is not, and that he will...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Signed RB Michael Hill

The Washington Redskins have signed RB Michael Hill to a contract, according to the NFL’s transactions release. Hill, 25, originally signed on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri Western State back in 2013. He has already played for a number of teams including the Packers, Buccaneers, Colts and Redskins over the ... The post Redskins Signed RB Michael...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Snyder must be more out front in defense of Redskins team name

“Redskins owner Dan Snyder would be smart to lobby the review panel on his team’s behalf. If AP bans the use of Redskins, the term will greatly decrease to exist in the media. And, that will be the first major loss in this long-running dispute that one day leads to the team abandoning the name.” ~ Rick Snider, Redskins Name Faces Watershed Moment, Mar. 30, 2015, Washington...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins Have Not Given up on Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin III has struggled immensely to even maintain his starting job following a successful 2012 rookie season. That is probably why the team plans to host Marcus Mariota, who the Redskins could potentially select with the fifth overall pick in this year’s NFL draft. This coupled with the fact that head coach Jay Gruden is not shy to...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Should They Take Mariota?

It has long been dismissed as something that will never happen, but a thought that really made a lot of sense. It has now been reported that the Washington Redskins are interested in, and will work out quarterback Marcus Mariota prior to the draft. The team holds the 5th overall pick in this year’s draft and aren’t tied to any of the quarterbacks on their roster. Most of the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins plan to bring in Marcus Mariota for pre-draft visit, strong sign that the team is preparing to move on from Robert Griffin III

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins, which has the fifth overall pick, plans bring in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota to the team’s facilities in Ashburn, Virginia for a pre-draft visit. The visit could be an indication that the Redskins are ready to cut their losses and move on from Robert Griffin III. Mariota is projected to go within...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Washington Redskins absolutely can’t draft Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota is not the answer. Please, Washington, don’t make this mistake again. When Jay Gruden told us that Robert Griffin III was going to be the starter heading into the season, I was fine with that. If there’s any semblance of hope left for RGIII, they might as well figure it out now and get it over with. Here’s the thing the Redskins have to realize: they suck ...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Planning to Host Marcus Mariota

The idea of the Washington Redskins selecting Marcus Mariota in the first round of the upcoming NFL draft has started to take over the football world. Would they really go after Mariota after investing so much in Robert Griffin III just three years ago? That’s almost literally the million-dollar question. If the Redskins’ plans to bring Mariota in for a visit is any indication...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden thinks Trent Murphy 'has a bright future'

With the departure of Brian Orakpo, the Washington Redskins are assumed to be eyeing an OLB in the NFL Draft, but according to heas coach Jay Gruden, they may already have their guy on the roster. Gruden thinks that Trent Murphy, the Redskins' 2nd-round pick in 2014, can develop into the top-tier pass rusher the team needs. “I do," Gruden said this week at the NFL’s annual...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Mock Draft With Trade

Our friends @ FanSpeak have a pair of simulations to help us preview what the Redskins might do, or in this case, what I would do if sitting in the General Manager chair. Free Agency “Manage the Cap” and “On the Clock” to execute a mock draft. As always, to find the best mock drafts from all sports, keep it right here at DCPRO. The NFL database now has 297 mocks, with NBA...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III 2015 Outlook

Robert Griffin III is entering his fourth season, but the Redskins still don’t know if he can be their franchise quarterback. He took the league by storm in 2012 before tearing his anterior cruciate ligament, was inconsistent for most of 2013 in part because of his injury, and then last season he was out a good portion of the season with a dislocated ankle.He showed flashes last...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN 980’s The Man Cave back on after Dan Snyder speculation, prank call

Earlier this month, former Washington Post columnist Jason Reid announced that he was leaving the newspaper to join ESPN 980’s (WTEM-AM) new morning show “The Man Cave.” The Washington, D.C. radio station had heavily promoted the March 16 debut of the show, but it never aired. After a two-week period where no explanation was given,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins may be open to trading No. 5 overall draft pick

The Washington Redskins have the No. 5 overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft and may be willing to trade it. NFL Media reporter Ian Rapoport said on NFL Network Monday that we should “not be surprised” if the Redskins make the pick available. "Do not be surprised if the @Redskins No. 5 overall pick...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Redskins Coach Torgy Torgeson dead at 86

Former Washington Redskins assistant coach LaVern “Torgy” Torgeson died today at 86. Torgeson played 7 years in the NFL, including three seasons, from 1955-1957, with the Redskins. He played center and linebacker and earned two of his three career Pro Bowl appearances with Washington. However, the vast majority of Skins fans will remember Torgeson as the defensive line coach...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins would draft Marcus Mariota at No. 5

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is not ready to give up on Robert Griffin III, but head coach Jay Gruden may have other plans. What would happen if the Redskins drafted Marcus Mariota next month? It has already been reported that the New York Jets will trade their No. 6 overall pick to the Philadelphia...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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