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A team led by Rex Grossman and John Beck hardly warrants excitement. It doesn’t matter how good your defence is, your running game is, or any facet of your team is, if the guy that leads your team doesn’t inspire confidence, a team and its fanbase will decline.
Fortunately for Redskins’ fans, excitement is just what the Redskins had in mind for 2012. Enter RG3. The second overall pick in April’s draft, Robert Griffin III brings speed, arm strength and agility to a position that has been begging to be filled since the days of Mark Brunell.
Mike Shanahan now coaches a team fuelled by excitement. Excitement of what could possibly be achieved now that a true franchise quarterback resides in Washington. With a defence that finished 12th overall and some new offensive additions at the skill positions, the Redskins are ready to begin their transition. They are ready to begin winning.
2011 Record: 5-11
Head Coach: Mike Shanahan
Off. Cord: Kyle Shanahan
Def. Cord: Jim Haslett
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Legendary QB Sonny Jurgensen didn't care for one aspect of Robert Griffin III's pregame routine, so the rookie signal caller decided to change things up a bit.
Could Alfred Morris wind up being the starter for Week 1? Well according to Chris Russell on Twitter, Redskins HC Mike Shanahan is certainly suggesting it.
Shanny is basically sitting on his ever so old mantra of “we’ll play the best players…” which suggests that Alfred Morris could be that guy after torching the Indianapolis Colts for 107 rushing yards and a single TD.
The Washington Redskins have cut tight end Chris Cooley today. After Cooley had just eight catches in five games last season, and with the continued emergence of Fred Davis, the cut isn't surprising by any means. That doesn't mean it's not a bittersweet moment for the Redskins and their fans.
Cooley was a Pro Bowler for Washington in 2007 and 2008, and he had 33...
The huge burgundy flag with the word ''REDSKINS'' in gold letters towers over the front of the team's facility, dwarfing in both size and height the four U.S. flags that help frame the parking lot. The arrangement makes quite an impression, especially when viewed from the practice fields, and serves to help symbolize something that's been true for a long time...
The Washington Redskins made two surprised cuts a day after the roster had to be reduced to 75. The first was the announcement that Graham Gano didn't win the kicking competition with Neil Rackers. Instead he too received the boot and the team brought in Billy Cundiff, formally of the Baltimore Ravens. The Skins also released fan favorite, Chris Cooley, who shouldn't...
Chris Cooley once said it would be terrible to play for another team just when the Washington Redskins were getting good again. He wanted to be a Redskins player for life. One of the mysteries of the offseason was whether he had a place on the team and on the salary cap.
Head coach Mike Shanahan informed Captain Chaos that Fred Davis would start at right end. Cooley wants to be...
After starting at tight end for the Washington Redskins for the past eight years, the team has moved on from Chris Cooley. The Redskins officially annouced his release on Tuesday.This move doesn't come as a surprise to many with 2008 second round pick Fred Davis finally earning a starting role with his impressive production a season ago. Despite missing the final four games of...
Washington tight end Chris Cooley was released on Tuesday.Fantasy Spin:Cooley was no longer a fantasy option due to injuries and the arrival of Fred Davis. He could still land a job somewhere in the NFL, but it's highly unlikely that he'll have any fantasy value.
On his first full day on the job as the kicker for the Washington Redskins, Billy Cundiff made three of four field goal attempts - and was booed for the one he missed - making him the only first-stringer to do something noteworthy in Wednesday night's 30-3 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Cundiff, signed Tuesday after the Redskins cut Graham Gano, converted from 39, 27 and...
The Skins released Chris Cooley today. We were pretty big fans. Here are 47 reasons why:
1. He wore short shorts in practice.
2. He wore short shorts over long tights in practice.
3. He was drafted by Joe Gibbs, who’s “queer” for tight ends.
4. He left his car running for nine hours while attending a hockey game.
5. He and his brother competed in (and lost) the Mottram-Cooley...
The Redskins signed kicker Billy Cundiff less than 24 hours after he was released by the Ravens. Washington had released Neil Rackers on Monday, the NFL deadline to reduce rosters to 75 players, and named Graham Gano its placekicker. Cundiff lost a battle with undrafted rookie Justin Tucker with the Ravens. He'll be remembered by Ravens fans for his 32-yard game-tying field...
This may or may not be a hot-button topic on D.C. airwaves, but I haven’t seen much digital discussion about it, so: Shutdown Corner is wondering why the Redskins chose not to play Robert Griffin III in their final preseason game.
It’s an interesting inquiry, especially considering he attempted 90 percent fewer passes this preseason than the other four starting rookie QBs ...