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Ever since 2010, the Redskins have been rebuilding their defensive line and transitioning it into a 3-4 D-line. They have had set backs each of past two years which didn’t allow the 3-4 to play at its full potential. Hopefully this year that potential can be fully realized with the return of Adam Carriker at left DE to split time with Jarvis Jenkins. Stephen Bowen, Barry Cofield and Carriker are signed through 2015, although it’s questionable if the trio will be with us in 2015 because their cap numbers are $6.75 million (Carriker), $6.8 million (Cofield), and $7 million (Bowen) but you never know, they may take pay cuts to stay. Jenkins has two years remaining on his rookie contract. Carriker could asked to take another pay cut to stay or be released if Jenkins ends up showing this year he’s a better option as a starter than Carriker. The Redskins also brought back Kedric Golston on a two-year contract to add veteran depth. And we still have Doug Worthington, Ron Brace and Phillip Merling who are fighting for the final roster spot on the DL. Behind Cofield at NT, Chris Baker has flashed some potential and was re-signed as a RFA this year. Then, we have Chris Neild, our 7th rounder in 2011 who, like Jenkins, has two years left on his rookie deal. It is believed that Baker can also play DE, so there is a strong possibility the Redskins keep Baker even if Neild beats him out at NT. Versatility is a great thing to have in the NFL and Baker can bring that. The Redskins have their top five defensive linemen (along with Golston) signed under contract through at least 2014. The reserves also could be in place through 2014 as well. The defensive line seems like a position we will likely not address in the 2013 NFL Draft as it seems all but set, health permitting of course. Depending on what Carriker does this year and how our younger reserves — Jenkins, Baker, Merling, Brace, Worthington and Neild — look, we may have to address the defensive line in 2014. But again, health permitting, the Redskins may not even have to alter the DL in the 2014 draft if guys can stay injury free and the young guys can develop. If the young guys don’t show much, expect the Redskins to look to bolster their depth again in the 2014 off-season at defensive line, but currently it doesn’t seem the Redskins need any upgrades along the defensive front. Washington’s d-line is definitely set for the 2013 season, and more than likely for at least the next 2 years. And with key guys coming back from injury, this group could be a strong suit for a defense looking to vastly improve. Related posts: Redskins Incumbent Defensive Backs vs. the 2013 Draft Prospects 2013 Washington Redskins Mock Off-Season Redskins 53-Man Final Roster Prediction
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Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon has played with both Peyton Manning and Robert Griffin III and he believes that RG3 can be just as good as his former teammate.
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Check out this great photo. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III received a nice warm hug from Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman. It happened during the after party for the Hollywood premiere of Freeman's new movie “Oblivion.”
According to Darren Rovell of ESPN, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III set a new record by selling the most jersey ever in one fiscal year. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III not only ended the year with the best selling jersey in the league, more of his No. 10 jerseys were sold in the NFL this fiscal year than any jersey in league history. Exact sales numbers...
Robert Griffin III reportedly bought a painting of himself at a collector’s showcase over the weekend, which is whatever. The news, however, did prompt D.C. Sports Bog to compile a collection of paintings of RGIII. Most of them are about as amateurish as you’d expect from fan art about famous athletes, though artist Pierick Smith‘s piece with Griffin thrusting a ‘Skins flag...
There’s a lot going on here but we’ll focus on the obvious. So fans are really letting their favorite black quarterback (Robert Griffin III) hold one their twin girls like he’s part of the family?Man, winning changes everything.via @DragonflyJonezThe post This photo of Robert Griffin III and a fan can’t be real appeared first on No Guts, No Glory.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon told NFL AM on the NFL Network that the use of Adderall in the NFL is only getting worse.
“There is an issue with it,” Garcon said, per NFL.com. “It gives you an upper hand that regular guys like myself don’t have. It helps you focus more attention to what’s going on, on the field, and that is an advantage because regular...
Comparing a quarterback that has played for one season in the NFL to one of the best quarterbacks, statistically at least, of all time isn’t usually allowed around these parts. But since Pierre Garcon has played with both Robert Griffin III and Peyton Manning we’ll entertain this.Garcon made an appearance on NFL AM on the NFL Network Thursday and flat out told viewers that Robert...
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Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III set a single-season jersey sales record on NFLShop.com, according to NFL.com. Ray Lewis and Peyton Manning rounded out the top 3. To View the Complete List continue reading.
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Yesterday, we showed a painting of Robert Griffin III looking like a badass, so in the interest of fairness, here he is at his most inoffensive. No one show this to Rob Parker. He’ll just crow with validation at whatever outlet hired him after he got canned by ESPN.
Not sure why this photo looks like it was taken at a mall photography studio. Don’t worry, RGIII is your best black...
Pierre Garcon knows just how good his young quarterback Robert Griffin III has the potential to be. After spending a a season catching passes from RG3, Garcon is all in on the potential superstar and shared his feelings with NFL AM. “(Griffin) can be just as good as Peyton,” Garcon told “NFL AM” on Thursday. [...]