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Life is pretty sweet for your average D.C. sports fan these days. The Washington Redskins are riding a division-leading 3-1 record into the bye week, and the Capitals are ready to kick off their season with legitimate title hopes on the line. Those hunky-dory sentiments stand in stark contrast to ...
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Wide receivers in the NFL are known for being flashy and outspoken; gaudy at times, and downright unbelievable at others. The Redskins great production out of their wideouts, but don’t really have to deal with the flashy publicity.
Take Anthony Armstrong for example.
While some receivers would use the five days off as an opportunity to vacation to, I don’t know…Mexico...
Rookie wide receiver Niles Paul wasn’t the only Redskins player to receive a fine for a hit in Sunday’s game at St. Louis. Linebackers Rob Jackson and Perry Riley have been fined $15,000 apiece after also receiving unnecessary roughness calls.
Jackson’s fine was for a hit in which he took Sam Bradford to the ground after the quarterback released a pass.
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The Washington Redskins have reinstated cornerback Phillip Buchanon to the 53-man roster following his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley responded to criticism of his radio comments in which he celebrated Dallas' epic collapse in Week 4, writing on his blog that he shows "no remorse in cheering against another team, especially the Cowboys."
Washington TE Chris Cooley is loving all this attention. Earlier in the week, Cooley made some comments on a Washington Radio show about how he enjoyed Dallas Cowboy’s QB Tony Romo choking away last Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions. (For his full statement, click here) Since then, Cooley has been inundated with Cowboy hate via Twitter. But according to him, it’s all...
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It’s been about a week now, so clearly it’s time for another so-called controversy involving a Washington Redskins player and overly sensitive media members.
First, it was cornerback DeAngelo Hall who came under fire because he had the audacity to suggest that, if given the opportunity, a football player might not exactly take [...]
What came beforeRobert F. Kennedy Stadium, former home of the Washington Redskins, celebrated its fiftieth birthday in 2011, on October 1st. Fifteen years gone are the stadium's football days of tailgates, bouncing bleachers, noise and home field advantage. Today RFK sits, an aging memorial to past glory, slowly decaying by the Anacostia River, still looking down East Capitol...
Washington Redskins rookie receiver Niles Paul says he's been fined $20,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit while covering a punt during the victory over the St. Louis Rams. Paul announced the fine Wednesday on his Twitter account. He added that it was a "Horrible way to start off my bye week!" The fifth-round draft pick crashed into Rams returner Austin Pettis late in the...
If you’ve been following this blog the last two days, you are aware that Chris Cooley
has been talking about Tony Romo.
So we put Dan on camera to comment about Cooley’s comments. Or perhaps more accurately, to comment on your comments about Cooley’s comments.
Watch it below. And feel free to comment on Dan’s comments regarding your comments about Cooley’s comments in...
If it wasn’t already clear that Redskins tight end Chris Cooley was joking when he said on Monday that Cooley took pleasure in Tony Romo’s Week Four choke job, Cooley says that he indeed was joking. “There’s no personal thing with Tony Romo,” Cooley said on a podcast with Jimmy Traina of SI.com, via Rich…
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan didn't exactly break into a full-fledged grin when quarterback Sam Bradford picked himself up off the turf for the seventh time in Washington's 17-10 win at St. Louis on Sunday. But it's exactly the kind of performance he's been waiting for.
"Defensively, I think we played our best football game since I've been here," Shanahan...