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The Washington Redskins will be sitting at home for the playoffs and while the early word is that Mike Shannahan will stay on as the head coach, the new question is who will be playing QB next year. Rex Grossman had a dismal year in which he threw an interception in 12 straight games. The Skins will be getting a top ten draft pick in the 2012 NFL Draft and if Dan Snyder had any sense he would go straight for the reigning Heisman Trophy winner in Robert Griffin III out of Baylor University. The way that the draft order is stacking, all of the teams ahead of the Skins have established QB’s which opens the door for the possibility of selcting RG3. Andrew Luck should most certainly go to the Colts which means that the Skins should have a shot at Griffin. Griffin is the right fit for Washington because he has the size (6’3″ 200lbs.) and he certainly has the smarts (he has already graduated and is working on a masters degree). Alot of scouts are comparing him to Cam Newton and while people would compare Griffin to Jason Campbell, there is too much upside to Griffin and [...]
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For a second straight season, linebacker/special teams player Lorenzo Alexander has been picked as the Washington Redskins’ Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee.
The award recognizes players for work in their communities as well as excellence on the playing field. One representative from each of the 32 teams wins the award and receives a $1,000 donation to his charity. Three finalists...
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Last night’s Orange Bowl matchup between West Virginia and Clemson was the battle of rookie alma maters between Chris Neild and Jarvis Jenkins.
Going into the game, I spoke with both men to hear some predictions on how they thought the game would go. A confident Jenkins had spoken with Neild already, and knew that there were some injuries on defense for...
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As the 2011 regular season draws to a close, we once again turn to ESPN NFC-East blogger Dan Graziano for a look at which Redskins are the best at their position in the division.
While I have lobbied for certain players throughout the season, I do defer to Graziano for a more global perspective on the division. I don’t have to agree, but it’s not...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins are considering hiring former Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris to coach their defensive backs.
Morris interviewed with the Redskins this week after being fired from the Buccaneers on Monday. He may also have an opportunity with the Steelers, since he’s close to head coach Mike Tomlin.
Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan and his staff will coach the South team at the 2012 Senior Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 28, in Mobile, Ala., the bowl committee announced Saturday afternoon.
Leslie Frazier and his Minnesota Vikings staff will coach the North team. The coaching staffs for each team are selected by the NFL office.
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The Washington Redskins are considering Raheem Morris for a position coaching defensive backs, according to league sources.
The Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins will serve as the coaching staffs for the Senior Bowl, it was announced Saturday.