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The 5-10 Washington Redskins did not have a single player named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster that was announced Tuesday night.
Inside linebacker London Fletcher
leads the NFL in tackles, and outside linebacker Brian Orakpo ranked among the top five in fan votes at his position. But neither made the cut as the league unveiled the rosters for the team. Fan votes counted for one third of the vote, as did the players’ votes and the coaches’ votes.
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After 16 weeks on the Washington Redskins’ practice squad, rookie wide receiver Aldrick Robinson figured he wouldn’t get a call-up to the team’s 53-man roster.
So when the Southern Methodist University product got the call from his agent Tuesday and learned that the Redskins, who drafted him in the seventh round last April, were promoting him, Robinson was surprised.
Shut out from the Pro Bowl rosters announced Tuesday night, London Fletcher says he has been selected as an alternate and could still make the team if other Pro Bowlers are unable to play. He’s made the past two Pro Bowls, as an alternate both times.
Washington’s Lorenzo Alexander and Brian Orakpo also said they’ve been chosen as alternates for the NFL’s annual all-star game...
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...
Although his team has suffered at least 10 losses in his second season at the helm, just as it did in his first season, Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan believes that his squad has improved.
The coach says that the Redskins took steps forward this past offseason in the draft and free agency, but that they remain in need of more upgrades, which is obvious.
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According to Grant Paulsen of 106.7 the Fan in Washington D.C., the Redskins have released running back Ryan Torain. Torain had a very strong season in 2010, but this season has been a different story with the addition of numerous younger running backs that have emerged. Torain had the following comments with regards to being [...]
London Fletcher might no longer be the NFL's Susan Lucci, having gone to the Pro Bowl as an alternate the past two years.
Still, there was plenty of head-shaking in the Washington Redskins' locker room Wednesday with the news the league's leading tackler this year, and over his 13 seasons as a starter, was bypassed yet again by Pro Bowl voters.
''Deep down inside...
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The Washington Redskins have released running back Ryan Torain, who started four games this season, but fell behind rookies Roy Helu and Evan Royster on the depth chart. Torain rushed for only 200 yards this year, with 135 coming in the win over the St. Louis Rams on Oct. 2. He then struggled when given a shot at the starting job after Tim Hightower was lost for the season with a...
The Washington Redskins have released running back Ryan Torain, who started four games this season, but fell behind rookies Roy Helu and Evan Royster on the depth chart.
NFL GM's were still in the giving mood a couple of days after Christmas it appears. Giving out two pink slips today. Those on the receiving end were San Francisco 49ers WR Braylon Edwards and Washington Redskins RB Ryan Torain.Struggling wide receiver Braylon Edwards was released by the San Francisco 49ers following surgery on his right knee earlier this season that limited...
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Last May, Yasmine Arrington, a senior at Benjamin Banneker High School, was in the middle of one of the last math tests that she would take in high school, when she was paged to the office. Certain that she had heard the announcement wrong, and focused on the test, she tried to concentrate on the problem on the paper.
Then she was paged again. And again...
It must be college football bowl season in the Redskins locker room, as intra-team smack talk has risen to a new level. Last night saw the resolution to the Holiday Bowl between Lorenzo Alexander’s Golden Bears and Brian Orakpo’s Longhorns.
Tonight’s matchup between Graham Gano’s Seminoles and Eric Olsen’s Fighting Irish in the Champs Sports Bowl has also yielded some...