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If you were watching the Washington Redskins game tonight you would have seen NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr in the TV booth with Joe Theismann and Kenny Albert. If you listed to the game on the Redskins Radio Network you would have heard him on your radio dial. This surprises me none as I thought it was promotional appearance as NASCAR will be visiting the Virginia area in about ten days. He was taken onto the field by Redskins owner Dan Snyder before the game and then made his rounds to the TV and radio networks. I was totally wrong though apparently Dale Jr is a huge Redskins fan.
“They’re the best team in the NFL, as far as I’m concerned,” Earnhardt told Theismann. “At Talladega when it slows down a little bit under caution, I’m curious about how the Redskins are doing. I can’t think about anything else until I know.” (Dan Steinberg – Washington Post)
Junior is currently third in the NASCAR point standings and I guess decided to take time out of his schedule to watch his ...
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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...
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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...
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.
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 ...
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