Found May 12, 2012 on Redskins Hog Heaven:
Whether it was officially expressed or not, the Redskins made a somewhat unexpected committment to the ways of the past two years when they allowed Mike Shanahan to pick the team's 2012 quarterback, which he did by trading every first round pick the Redskins had while he was under contract to move up and select Robert Griffin III.  Observers around the trade were pretty convinced that this trade would tie the Redskins to Griffin a lot tighter than it would tie Shanahan to the Redskins (which owner Daniel Snyder should be happy with).  As for Shanahan, the deal was a no brainer.  While it was in vogue to claim in the aftermath of the trade that this was the final critical move he would make towards building the Redskins -- that he would sink or swim based on the quality of this one move and on the existing roster -- the truth is that Shanahan wasn't ever facing a reality where he would get five years to add talent to the Redskins.  With the Redskins badly underachieving in ye...

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The Washington Redskins unveiled its 80th Anniversary uniforms Friday in a ceremony at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia. Designed by Nike, the uniform is a reinterpretation of the 1937 Redskins uniform worn when George Preston Marshall moved the franchised from Boston to Washington, DC. The Redskins won the NFL Championship that season with rookie sensation and future Hall of...

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Veteran free agent running back Tim Hightower has rejoined the Washington Redskins via an agreement on a one-year contract. Hightower made the announcement via his official Twitter account. A league source confirmed the accuracy of Hightower's Tweet. Hightower is coming off a torn left anterior cruciate ligament sustained last season against the Carolina Panthers.

RG3 didn't have a playbook at Baylor. Can he learn the Mike Shanahan playbook now?

Kendall Wright was Robert Griffin III's favorite target on the 2011 Baylor Bears offense. Wright is making as positive an impression on the Tennessee Titans as RG3 is with the Washington Redskins. The Titans love Wright's hands and his speed. There is a fly in the ointment, however. Wright admits that he never used a playbook at Baylor. I'm not saying Wright never studied...
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