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Rocky McIntosh may have watched "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" one too many times. The Redskins linebacker missed curfew before the team's Week 17 game and attempted to cover it up by stuffing pillows under his blanket to make it appear as if he were sleeping in his hotel bed, according to ESPN Radio. Redskins coach Mike Shanahan then deactivated McIntosh for Sunday's game against the Eagles. According to the report, other coaches wanted McIntosh to play, but Shanahan had the final say on the matter. It also notes that McIntosh had been late to a team meeting, so the buildup...

Rocca Came Here To Win A Championship

AP Image Shortly before Christmas, I had the opportunity to talk football with Australian Broadcasting Corporation correspondent Craig McMurtrie and his cameraman Louie Eroglu at Redskins Park. It turned out that not only has Redskins punter Sav Rocca been a punting stud in Washington this season, but he’s also turned heads 10,000 miles away in his native Australia.  The reason...

Fred Davis, Trent Williams attend team meeting, decline to answer questions

Suspended Redskins players Trent Williams and Fred Davis declined to speak with reporters as they left Redskins Park for the final time this season. Players reported to Redskins Park for a 10 a.m. team meeting and cleaned out their lockers. Davis, the first-string tight end, and Williams, the starting left tackle, were suspended for the final four games of the season for failing...

Shanahan says Redskins improved, had worse record

Mike Shanahan says he thinks the Washington Redskins are ''a much better football team'' than a year ago - even though the record isn't as good. Shanahan gave his final thoughts Monday after his worst full season as an NFL head coach. The Redskins went 5-11, finishing last in the NFC East for the fourth straight year. It was a step back, at least record-wise...

Chris Cooley certain he’ll be back with Redskins

Tight end Chris Cooley played in only five games this season and finished two of the past three seasons on injured reserve. Still, he has no questions about his future in Washington. “I have no doubt that I’ll be here,” he said. “I’m excited to continue to be a part of this team and to continue playing the game that I love.” Read full article >>

Season Ending Power Rankings Roundup

AP Image Power rankings are designed to be equivalent to an approximate rankings of NFL teams, No. 1-32.  What it actually turns into is an over-hyped barometer that shamelessly follows winning and losing streaks, and has no ability to predict future results. In other words, it’s pointless in principle, product and practice.  But they are fun when your team is winning. Throughout...

Akh’s Thoughts Post Mortem 2011

It was another dark and stormy season….. The Post mortem: Autopsy: Primary cause of death: This one is pretty obvious: this season was over when a Shanahan decided that Rex Grossman and John Beck, in some sort of combination, would have at least a decent chance to provide some decent QB play. While the passing yards was decent, the 30 turnovers, 42 sacks and 108 QB hits between...
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