Found November 15, 2011 on
D.C. Sports Bog:
The Reliable Source already covered Clinton Portis’s farewell address to Washington last week. Read it here.
But I hadn’t previously seen this photo, so I guess I had to write a blog post of my own.
As for Portis’s remarks, via the Source:
“I love D.C.,” Portis said, “and I never really had a proper goodbye.” He said he knew it was a business decision for the Redskins, no hard feelings. “Still my favorite team.” Portis said he hopes to play football somewhere else eventually, but “even if I do, a part of my heart is in this city.”
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It happened again Wednesday at Redskins Park. One quarterback talked about winning the starting job. The other talked about losing it.
This time it was Rex Grossman getting the special treatment, holding a news conference upstairs in the old Washington Redskins media room.
At the same time, John Beck was downstairs standing in front of his locker, dealing with another demotion...
Washington Redskins rookie receiver Leonard Hankerson is out for the year after hurting his right hip in his first NFL 100-yard game.
Hankerson dislocated the hip and tore the labrum in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-9 loss to Miami.
The third-round pick out of Miami was making his second start. He caught eight passes for 106 yards.
He will become the four0th Redskins offensive...
The Washington Redskins have re-signed wide receiver Donte' Stallworth and defensive end Darrion Scott.
The team had previously placed receiver Leonard Hankerson and defensive end Darrion Scott on injured reserve.
Stallworth and Scott were cut by Washington last week. Stallworth has five catches on the season while Scott has yet to see any action.The Redskins have dropped five...
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said safety LaRon Landry (Achilles), linebacker London Fletcher (ankle), receiver Niles Paul (toe) and guard Maurice Hurt (knee) all did not practice on Wednesday.
Safety Oshiomogho Atogwe (knee, toe) practiced fully, as did running back Tashard Choice (hamstring). Tackle Jammal Brown (groin), and tackle Sean Locklear (knee, ankle) were limited.
The Washington Redskins were without three starters for Wednesday’s practice and another two players that have started were limited, according to the team’s injury report.
Linebacker London Fletcher (ankle), strong safety LaRon Landry (achilles) and guard Maurice Hurt (knee) all were unable to practice.
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So far this season, Ryan Kerrigan has out-shined his own lofty draft slot, which was a mid-first-round pick. He leads his first-round draft mates in tackles (45), is third in sacks (5), third in tackles for a loss (6), second in interceptions behind cornerback Patrick Peterson (1), second in passes defensed behind Peterson (4), first in forced fumbles (4), and first in...
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan indicated on Monday that Rex Grossman will remain the starting quarterback for this week’s game against the Cowboys. “Rex is going to be our quarterback,” Shanahan said. “When you go with a veteran quarterback, it’s pretty easy, and usually that situation stays pretty much the same. … I was [...]
Washington Redskins rookie receiver Leonard Hankerson is out for the year after hurting his right hip in his first NFL 100-yard game. Hankerson dislocated the hip and tore the labrum in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-9 loss to Miami. The third-round pick out of Miami was making his second start.
(photo by Brian Murphy)
1. “Different Names For The Same Thing” by Death Cab For Cutie
Mike Shanahan and the Washington Redskins set out to silence their critics against the Miami Dolphins Sunday.
While some fans inexplicably believe the Redskins’ head coach is content to lose the rest of the games on the schedule in hopes of securing [...]
Rex Grossman led the Redskins to defeat on Sunday, and after the game coach Mike Shanahan said he’d decide during the week whether Grossman would remain the starter. Now Shanahan has decided: Grossman will start on Sunday against the Cowboys. Although Grossman threw two interceptions and the Redskins never got into the end zone in…
ASHBURN, Va. — Redskins coach Mike Shanahan, who clumsily evoked "cardiovascular endurance" while benching Donovan McNabb a year ago, meandered his way Monday through the surprise switch from John Beck to Rex Grossman.