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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.
Washington has a bevy of running backs aside from Morris, but Morris is by far the healthiest and having the best preseason to date so it’s easy to assume he (Alfred Morris) could hold the most early season fantasy football value for owners.
If Alfred Morris continues to shine, he’ll easily enter into RB Sleeper territory.
Morris, like a few other RBs this season, is a guy you want to continue watching. Since the third preseason game of the year is sort of the “dress rehearsal” for the regular season, Morris’ performance may be enough for him to start in Week 1. Alfred Morris is not a guy that you will find in most F...
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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.
Incumbent Graham Gano has beaten out Neil Rackers in the competition for the Washington Redskins kicking job.
Rackers was among the first round of cuts Monday as the Redskins trimmed their roster to 75 players.
Gano won a competition that was mainly decided on the practice field. The Redskins attempted only two field goals in their first three preseason games, both by Rackers....
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 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...
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...
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 cornerback Kevin Barnes says he's been traded to the Detroit Lions.
Barnes said he was informed early Monday afternoon that he was on his way to Detroit. He said he didn't know any other details about the deal.
Barnes was a third-round pick by the Redskins in 2009. He's played in 29 games with three starts over three seasons and has three career interceptions...
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.
What can the Washington Redskins do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players...
The talk surrounding this weekend's Washington Redskins, Indianapolis Colts match-up was that RGIII and Andrew Luck were going head-to-head. And then QB Rex Grossman came in...and he was perfect:
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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...
The Washington Redskins are signing former Pro Bowl kicker Billy Cundiff, cutting kicker Graham Gano, according to a league source.
Cundiff was cut by the Ravens on Sunday after he was beaten out by undrafted rookie Justin Tucker.