Found December 30, 2011 on Redskins Insider:
As he enters the final game of his second NFL season, Washington Redskins return specialist Brandon Banks says he’s feeling a bit of desperation. During the preseason, he quashed any doubts that a balky knee would prevent him from again becoming a threat for the Redskins when he returned a punt 95 yards for a touchdown, and also averaged 30.4 yards a kick return, with a long of 55 yards. Read full article >>

Robinson Earns Coaches’ Trust, Promotion

When the Redskins selected receiver Aldrick Robinson in the sixth round (178th overall), they knew that they had raw talent on their hands. Robinson hailed from Southern Methodist University and was indoctrinated into the Run-n-Shoot offense, which traditionally doesn’t translate smoothly to the pros.  But Robinson possessed game-changing speed, running a 4.35 40-yard dash at...

Overcoming double-teams tops Brian Orakpo’s offseason to-do list

As Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo heads toward his third NFL offseason, he already has a clear idea of what he wants to work on so he can become more dominant. Orakpo, the 13th overall pick of the 2009 draft, knows that he needs to get better at beating double-teams. Read full article >>

Redskins injury report: Helu, Brown questionable for Sunday

The Washington Redskins have listed both running back Roy Helu and starting right tackle Jammal Brown as questionable for Sunday’s season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles. Helu missed last Sunday’s game with knee and toe injuries, but has maintained that he expects to play. Coach Mike Shanahan, however, said on Friday that the Nebraska product remained limited by his injuries...

Mike Shanahan: Redskins’ 2011 season has dragged

As his second season at the helm of the Washington Redskins approaches its end, coach Mike Shanahan acknowledged that the year had dragged at a sluggish pace, and that it’s hard to ignore all of the missed opportunities and wonder what might’ve been. The Redskins this season lost nine players to season-ending injuries, had two more suspended and have suffered five losses by a...

Fox: A Win Builds Resumes, Spoils Eagles

AP Image In his weekly Redskins preview for School of the Legends, former Redskins safety Vernon Fox outlines what the Redskins still have to play for this Sunday.  While the most immediate prospects are personal pride, the two other outcomes are more important: 1. Beat a division opponent.  Believe it or not, the Eagles are actually 4-1 against NFC East opponents, including a...

Dave McKenna Leaves Washington City Paper, But Not Without Kicking Dan Snyder In The Teeth One Last Time

Snyder, the Redskins' owner, had filed a dumbass libel lawsuit against McKenna earlier this year over a column Snyder acknowledged he hadn't even read. The suit was withdrawn after 218 days, every day of which we proudly linked to what McKenna had initially written. McKenna publicly announced his departure from WCP today, at the end of a...

Former NFL Player Christ Draft Loses Wife Keasha Rutledge-Draft To Cancer 1 Month After Wedding

Former NFL LB Chris Draft (he previously played for the Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, St. Louis Rams, and Buffalo Bills.) Lost his wife Keasha Rutledge-Draft to cancer on Tuesday. One month after the two tied the knot. Watch this video from their wedding to see a representation of TRUE LOVE. Draft Wedding Trailer from KRJ PRODUCTIONS...

Sorry, Grossman: Redskins still hunting for franchise QB

One day after Rex Grossman told reporters that his confidence was "at an all-time high," language coming out of Redskins headquarters only raised questions about the quarterback's future with the team.

Monk’s Military Bowl Ticket Announcement

AP Image Former Redskins great Art Monk was recently involved with a USO ticket promotion for 2011 Military Bowl at RFK Stadium.    In the public service announcement, he thanked military families for the burden of their service to the country, and he reminded fans that 5,000 complimentary tickets were available through the USO. Here’s the video of his PSA: Monk has done previous...

Alexander Given ‘Media Good Guy Award’

Via @granthpaulsen Each year, it is a tradition for the media and beat reporters to award one player in the Redskins locker room with the annual “Media Good Guy Award.” The award is given to the player that best helps the media do their job of covering the team, even in (and especially in) times of losing and disappointment.  While there was very little locker room drama this...

Samuel Out, McCoy Playing vs. Washington

Don't tell Andy Reid that Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins doesn't matter.  Saying he will play the game like any other, Reid confirmed today that running back LeSean McCoy will play despite injuring his ankle last week.  Some thought that McCoy might sit out as a precaution with the game meaning nothing. With McCoy now in the lineup, it is a safe bet...
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