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Robert Griffin III
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For the Washington Redskins, their success in the past always hinged on quarterback play and offensive line consistency. And, as an admitted D.C. Homer, there's been nearly nothing positive in those areas for the past decade. As a result, it's been extremely easy to write the Skins off every year.
The last time Washington won their division was in 1999 (Family Guy's inaugural season). Since then, they have been to the playoffs twice.
Once, in 2005, with a then 35-year-old Mark Brunell, seen merely as stopgap quarterback until a younger QB could be drafted. And once more in 2007, the year of Sean Taylor's death, when a 36-year-old Todd Collins took over for injured starter, Jason Campbell, to lead the emotionally-charged Redskins to four straight regular season wins and a playoff berth. Twice, in almost 12 years-- that's it.
But something the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area (better known as the DMV) knows is optimism. That can be attributed to a few things. T...
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According to Mark Maske of The Washington Post, Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson has had a good camp so far and may get some significant playing time this season.
“It has been a solid training camp for Washington Redskins receiver Leonard Hankerson, a second-year pro who has been one of the team’s more consistent pass-catchers in practices.
There’s an open competition at Redskins‘ Park that has everyone’s attention in Washington, and that’s at running back. Three backs have returned from last season and all three are expected to make the roster. So, how about Alfred Morris?
Morris was originally practice squad destined…and for a sixth round pick, it’s understandable. Short a freak accident, last year’s...
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In an effort to protect his separated right shoulder, and not miss any practice time, Redskins receiver Anthony Armstrong on Monday wore a yellow non-contact jersey, similarly used by quarterbacks. No big deal, right?
He decided to take it a step further — and really shout “stay away!” — by slapping an upside-down question mark on the front, and a regular...
Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis and left tackle Trent Williams are set to play for the first time since Dec. 4 in Thursday's preseason opener after they were suspended for the final four games of 2011 for failing multiple drug tests.
Asked if he's eager to face the Buffalo Bills, Williams chuckled and said, ''More than you know, man. I get tired of blocking...
Robert Griffin III is not the star many make him out to be, not quite yet. In due time, though, the second-overall selection of the 2012 NFL draft, Heisman Trophy winner and the NFL’s newest enigma holding down the quarterback position for the Washington Redskins will evolve into a very special player.
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In a few short months, Griffin...
According to Grant Paulsen of 106.7 The Fan in Washington D.C., Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan has indicated that running back Evan Royster will get the start for Thursday’s game against the Bills.
This doesn’t come as a surprise, since Royster has been getting the first team reps throughout training camp so far.
The organized team meetings, non sanctioned team meetings, and the summer training camp have come and gone for the Washington Redskins. This coming week the 2012 NFL season will come full swing as the first preseason games of the year will commence. This preseason will be very big for the Redskins as they pull the bubble [...]
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2011 RECORD – 5-11: When a team enters the season with Rex Grossman and John Beck as its top two quarterbacking options, they’re screwed. After a 3-1 start, the Redskins finished 2-10. Their running back situation did not help matters either. Offseason acquisition Tim Hightower tore his ACL five games into season, which led to...
This Thursday marks the first preseason game for both the Buffalo Bills and the Washington Redskins. They’ll play at Ralph Wilson Stadium where fans can experience watching football when there isn’t a snow storm. Needless to say, expectations are high. Of course once you remind these sun-kissed fans that it’s just a preseason game – [...]