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Every couple of years the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins team nickname boils to the surface for an extended debate then slowly slips back below the surface to hibernate for another season or two.Those arguments have been presented from both sides of the issue on Football Nation (Washington Redskins or Washington Redtails: What's In A Name? and Washington Redskins: Hail To The Redtails?) plus numerous other news and sports outlets. This edition of Dropping Back takes its inspiration from the name debate, not to remix those arguments inside a new blender but to bring back into the spotlight the man who, according to legend, 80 years ago inspired team founder George Preston Marshall to name his NFL franchise the Redskins.The Wayback Machine has been fueled and provisioned for a journey of many stops across the country to tell the tale of one of the most successful head coaches and colorful characters of his time, William Henry “Lone Star” Dietz.Lone Star the ManWil...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says thanks, but no thanks to former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb’s mentorship offer. Last week, McNabb said he wanted to sit down with the second-year quarterback and talk to him about everything he’s doing. McNabb thinks
Robert Griffin III spoke with the media shortly after the Redskins finished their OTAs up today. (Click for video)
According to The Washington Times, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was seen limping around during while throwing the ball around during Thursday’s practice.
Robert Griffin III (right knee) did similar throwing drills to those we’ve seen the last two weeks. He moved smoothly rolling to his right at a brisk pace on a keeper. He ran long sprints after his throwing work...
While playing some paintball for his friend’s bachelor party, one Washington Redskins fan had quite the surprise when he realized who else was at there. Reddit user CaptainCrookedFoot says he was playing paintball with his friends when he recognized Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris. CaptainCrookedFoot added that Morris played paintball with him and his friends for...
It's been almost a month that free agent receiver Donte’ Stallworth was cleared to resume football activities after suffering multiple burns in a hot-air balloon accident, and now he's ready to start working out for teams.
His first stop will be with the Washington Redskins some time next week, reports Albert Breer of the NFL Network.
Stallworth returned to the New...
Washington Redskins’ tight end Fred Davis missed most of the 2012 season with a torn Achilles tendon in his left leg. A full eight months after the injury Davis is fully healed and ready to go. That, however, doesn’t mean he will be practicing any time soon. According to Mike Jones ( I know, “who?” bad joke sorry) of the Washington Post, head coach Mike Shanahan says he doesn’t...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins will bring in free agent wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth for a work out next week.
Per source, the Redskins will bring Donte' Stallworth in for a tryout during next week's minicamp. Stallworth played for the Skins in 2011.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) June 6, 2013
Stallworth was involved in a scary...
We posted from video of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III throwing during OTA’s about a week or so ago.
Albert Breer of the NFL Network posted more video of RG3 tossing the ball around.
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First, Robert Griffin III was “all in for Week 1.” Now, he appears to be all in for July 25.
The Redskins quarterback, who suffered ACL and LCL injuries during last year’s postseason, told reporters at the team’s practice facility Thursday that he “without a doubt” plans to be back with the team when training camp opens next month.
“One: It’s a month [away]. And then...
Redskins’ fans have reason to celebrate today. The video above shows quarterback Robert Griffin III — and his st…