Found July 12, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
Washington Redskins pro bowl outside linebacker Brian Orakpo played all of two games during the 2102 season, before being placed on IR with a torn pectoral muscle. Orakpo missed RG3′s ascension in the quarterback ranks as a rookie, and most importantly, missed the Redskins sprint to a playoff berth after being counted out. Orakpo is excited to return, and as he heads into a contract year, he’s intent on ripping it up for the Redskins this season. “I’m 100, 200, 300 (percent) — whatever that number may be,” Orakpo said Thursday, per the Redskins’ official website. “In OTAs or minicamp, I didn’t miss a day, I didn’t miss a practice. I was ready to go. In training camp, I’m going to be full go.” “I’m going to rip it up this year,” he said. “I have high expectations. I want to win, be in contention for Defensive Player of the Year, get Comeback Player of the Year.”

Fred Smoot says “Nobody that meets Emmitt Smith likes Emmitt Smith”

Former Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot was a guest on a podcast and claimed that no one likes former Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith. “Nobody that meets Emmitt Smith likes Emmitt Smith,” Smoot said, via the Washington Post. “Have you ever heard anybody say, hey man, I met that Emmitt Smith and I really love him? Nobody likes Emmitt Smith. I don’t know if he’s just a jerk...

Redskins veteran Smoot: Nobody likes Emmitt Smith

Cowboys vs. Redskins. There is definitely bad blood between the division foes. Though the rivalry may have hit its peak during "The Triplets" years, some still hold on the tension. Take, for instance, former defensive back Fred Smoot. He has never really had nice things to say about America's Team. In 2008, he told the Washington Post, "We hate Dallas. It'...

Which Rookie Safety Has The Best Chance Of Starting For The Redskins?

Everyone at Redskins Park is excited about the talent of the Redskins’ two young safeties they drafted in April’s draft.  Mike Shanahan has talked about how impressed he is by both Phillip Thomas and Bacarri Rambo, as have defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and secondaries coach Raheem Morris.  The media has also had nothing but good things to say about each player from the...

Redskins’ Jordan Reed has a concerning knee/quad injury

Washington Redskins rookie tight end Jordan Reed wasn’t able to participate during offseason workouts due to an injury that’s become a concern, according to The versatile, 6 foot 3, 225-pound tight end hasn’t been on the field yet because of a somewhat concerning knee/quad issue, so he’s got some catching up to do. But he’s supposed to be ready for camp...

Redskins o-line has room for improvement

While the Washington Redskins offensive line appears to be all set, there's still some room for improvement, writes John Keim of the Washington Post. He feels there's a slight question at right tackle. Tyler Polumbus is your starter, but behind him are new additions Jeremy Trueblood and Tony Pashos. Keim Writes: ' Trueblood was benched in Tampa last year and Bucs...

LB Ryan Kerrigan is excited about the Redskins’ defense

Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan thinks the defense will play much more like the second half of the 2012 season than it did earlier in the year. “That’s what’s exciting about this season, because we had so many injuries on defense, and you kind of saw us figure it out in the second half of the season, but we need to be able to put that together for 16 games,...

Report: Redskins “astonished” by RG3′s recovery

According to Chris Russell of ESPN 980 in Washington D.C., the Redskins have been astonished by Robert Griffin III’s recovery from ACL surgery. Somebody very involved on the medical side, said the exact time/location to clear/not clear RG3 hasn't been planned yet. #Redskins — Chris Russell (@Russellmania980) July 13, 2013 Same person did allow that every test they give him...

Skip Bayless Predicts Redskins Will win the NFC East Again in 2013

It’s no secret that the host of ESPN’s morning show “First Take” is openly a fan of Robert Griffin III. Skip Bayless predicted on his daily show recently that the Redskins would win the NFC East again in 2013 because of RG3 (The original conversation was about who the top quarterback was in the NFC [...]

The Washington Redskins are ‘astonished’ by quarterback Robert Griffin III

“Astonished” at the superstar’s rate of recovery, Washington Redskins insider Chris Russell reports Robert Griffin III “smashes” every rehab test. Named the Associated Press’ Offensive Rookie of the Year, the 23-year-old Griffin is healing from January’s reconstructive surgery to repair the ACL and LCL ligaments in his right knee. A 6-foot-2, 217 pound athletic phenomenon...

Fantasy Football: Why Alfred Morris Will Avoid Sophomore Slump

Alfred Morris was a monster in 2012, putting up the second most rush yards and touchdowns in the league. He was a rookie. A sixth round pick. Can you believe it?The man is 24 years old though, but at least he's not Brandon Weeden, who's 29 and the Browns' first round pick from last year.I have no idea what they were thinking. But anyways... Alfred Morris is a monster...

Fred Smoot: Nobody likes Emmitt Smith

Fred Smoot spent seven of his nine years as an NFL pro with the Washington Redskins, so his hatred for the Dallas Cowboys comes naturally. The teams in the NFC East tend to dislike one another more than teams in other divisions, but what is Smoot’s beef with Emmitt Smith? During a recent podcast with [...]

Kirk Cousins rated top backup quarterback in NFL

According to, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is the #1 rated backup in the NFL. Cousins played in only parts of 3 games and in one full game (as the starter) in 2012 for the Washington Redskins. In this short playing time Cousins led the Redskin  to a comeback win versus the Baltimore Ravens, started the following game at Cleveland and led the team to a blowout...

Daniel Snyder and Roger Goodell Are Still On Congressional Notice

Kicking Ass and Using Vowels Eni Faleo- mavaega is the non-voting U.S. House rep from American Samoa. Today, he took to the floor of the House to make the small but obvious point that Roger Goodell and Dan Snyder are Filled With The Brown Stuff about their continued refusal to change their odious name, and that their reasons for staying the course (Tradition! No one's offended...
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