Found August 08, 2014 on Mr. Irrelevant:
1) Redskins fans, and all NFL fans, really, tend to overreact to preseason games. 2) You don’t have to look very hard on Twitter to find people saying dumb things. With that, let’s check out what the social media buzz was all about last night as Washington beat New England, 23-6, with third-string QB Colt McCoy leading the way … Kinda Funny but Treading Lightly START COLT MCCOY OVER RG3 NOW GRUDEN #PreseasonOverreactionTweet — Joe Mullinax (@JoeMullinax) August 8, 2014 I'm shocked Colt McCoy let RG3 keep #10 — Brysonnosaurus (@BrySwole) August 8, 2014 Not Entirely Unreasonable but Still Silly Impressive stuff from 5th seasoned Colt McCoy. Surely he can't give RGIII a run for his money? #Redskins — Ulrica Armstrong (@ulricaarmstrong) August 8, 2014 Colt McCoy went 8-9 with a TD pass….watch out @RGIII — Jack McCurry (@J_McCurry08) August 8, 2014 Quickly Diving Into the Deep End of the Idiot Pool Hell, even Colt McCoy looks better than RGIII. #HTTR #RedskinsTalk @Redskins #...

Redskins rookie Lache Seastrunk has disturbingly long fingernails (photo)

Washington Redskins rookie running back Lache Seastrunk may have given a reasonably good accounting of his talents during Thursday night’s preseason game against the New England Patriots — 12 carries for 63 yards — but what is generating buzz on Friday is not his play but his disturbingly long fingernails. Seastrunk was interviewed on Comcast […] The post Redskins rookie...

Redskins WR Ryan Grant made a sick move during Wednesday’s practice (Video)

Redskins rookie wide receiver Ryan Grant has been impressive this summer and certainly didn’t disappoint on Wednesday with this move. Sweet move, Ryan Grant: — (@BurgundyBlog) August 7, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post...

Breaking down the Washington Redskins first depth chart of the year

The Redskins released the first official depth chart of the Jay Gruden era, and one thing to note is that Jason Hatcher and Leonard Hankerson are absent from it, implying that the deck will be shuffled, and reshuffled again, down to the last grueling minutes of the pre-season. When all is said and done, the lion’s share of roster spots might go to the offense, giving Coach Gruden...

Weekly Rewind: Preseason; Alfred Morris; Depth chart; Running quarterbacks

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Washington Redskins this week. Washington Redskins - See who signed during the Redskins first preseason game. (READ) - Alfred Morris is primed for the biggest year of his career. (READ) - Breaking down the Redskins first depth chart of the year. (READ) - Robert Griffin III isn’t...

Redskins waive CB Peyton Thompson; sign DB Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith

The Washington Redskins waived cornerback Peyton Thompson. CB Peyton Thompson has been waived. He had a rough night Thursday. — Tarik El-Bashir (@TarikCSN) August 9, 2014 Thompson struggled in Thursday’s preseason win against the New England Patriots. Thompson was picked on late in the game by Patriots’ rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Garoppolo connected with Brian Tyms...

Did Jay Gruden have food in his teeth? (Video)

How else would you explain what Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is doing on the sideline in this video taken during Thursday night's preseason opener against New England?Looks to us like Gruden could have used a toothpick right there. H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.

Redskins Training Camp: Offense Preview

Redskins Training Camp: Offense Preview The 2013 Washington Redskins had issues sustaining drives and making it into the redzone on a consistent basis. It is very possible that then second year quarterback Robert Griffin III rushed his rehab/comeback and also missed out on valuable offseason activities in the process of rehabbing. Maybe he should have [...]

Redskins vs Patriots: Observations From Preseason Game 1

Redskins vs Patriots: Observations From Preseason Game 1 Preseason games mean very little in terms of how good/bad a team is heading into a new season. What preseason games do inform us on is questions about depth, execution, system effectiveness and of course these games give rookies their first chance at being under the big [...]

Jason Hatcher Press Conference; Training Camp Drills, Recap 8-9-2014

Jason Hatcher Press Conference; Training Camp Drills, Recap 8-9-2014 The Washington Redskins were back at it Saturday with another day of training camp practice. Saturday marked the day that Jason Hatcher returned to practice along with Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson. Jackson was limited to just individual workouts as he is nursing a sprained ankle, [...]

Desean Jackson might miss tonight's game with an ankle injury

Desean Jackson high-fives Joe Theisman during Redskins camp.  ( think its great that Jackson opted to wear number 1.It's hard to get excited for preseason games, let's be honest. Fans can rejoice in the heralding of a new football season, but the games themselves? Aside from the third week, there isn't much to get the juices flowing. Especially...

Report: Johnny Manziel to start for Browns vs. Redskins

#453404206 / Johnny Football will be in D.C., according to a report by NFL Network’s Dan Hellie, the Cleveland Browns will start first-round pick quarterback Johnny Manziel vs. the Washington Redskins in their upcoming preseason game on Aug. 18. On @nflnetwork: @DanHellie confirms Johnny Manziel will start for Browns next week vs. Redskins. — Marc Sessler (@MarcSesslerNFL...

University Of Minnesota Wages War On Washington Redskins

The controversy continues around the Washington Redskins and their team name, with many wanting it removed or simply not said at all. Now the University...

University of Minnesota wants Redskins to wear alternate jersey

The University of Minnesota wants nothing to do with the Washington Redskins’ nickname. It already has been reported that the school, which is hosting the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium this season while the Vikings’ new home is under construction, is pushing to stop the word “Redskins” from being uttered or printed in any official capacity when Robert Griffin III...

University of Minnesota seeks to bar Redskins' Nickname at Stadium

#453319308 / gettyimages.comYou have got to be kidding me? If I was the Washington Redskins team owner I would tell the Unversity of Minnesota to go pound sand. This is another example of political correctness run amok. IAN SHAPIRA , Washington Post - The University of Minnesota is working with the Minnesota Vikings in an effort to keep the Washington Redskins’ name from being...

Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden’s Postgame Presser

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