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While the Manti Te'o hoax was coming to light last week, the Washington Redskins were dealing with a similar situation involving some of their players. At least four Washington players were part of an Internet hoax that involved a person with false online identity, NFL.com reported. NFL security investigated a woman known as Sidney Ackerman who used pictures of an adult entertainer and the social-media handle @RedRidinH00d to attract the players' attention. "Once we found out the person wasn't real, we went from there," Redskins director of player development Phillip Daniels told NFL.com The contact came through Twitter's direct messaging function and in photos to players' cell phones, according to reports. "If you think about it, a lot of them are single guys, and they see somebody who looks good in a picture or something," Daniels said. "In many cases, it involves someone who is a fan of the team, so they'll start talking ...
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Several Washington Redskins players were duped in the same manner that emerging linebacker Manti Te’o was according to a report that is currently running on NFL.com
Though the unnamed players never fell in love with or lied to the media about this person that the report calls Sidney Ackerman, they were played just the same.
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The ex-NFL cornerback was arrested and charged with DUI in December after being pulled over by police. During processing, the police report indicates he peed his pants.
According toThe Washingtonian former Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot was arrested back on December 30th for driving under the influence.
A Metropolitan Police officer arrested Smoot—who played seven seasons at corner back for the Redskins between 2001 and 2009—at around 3:30 AM on December 30 near the 100 block of Massachusetts Avenue, Northeast, US Capitol Police officer Seth...
Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall told the media that he’s open to restructuring his contract.
The 29 year-old Hall is scheduled to make $7.5 million in 2013, which is too much money for a player that doesn’t consistently play at a high level.
I think if the Redskins could get Hell to lower his salary to $4-$5 million for next season, that would be fair. We’ll...
Former Vikings and Redskins DB Fred Smoot got into an argument with his lady. That led to him getting into his vehicle allegedly under the influence.
Luckily, no one was hurt on injured, but there definitely was a salty janitor at the police station.
During the traffic stop, the officer smelled “a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from [Smoot’s] breath and person...
Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall underwent
surgery to repair a fracture in his right pinkie finger, according to Mike Jones of The Washington Post.
Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall had surgery Tuesday to
repair a fractured right pinkie finger, a person with knowledge of the
situation said Wednesday.
Beyond repairing the fracture, Hall also had ligament damage
According to Mike Jones of The Washington Post, Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall underwent surgery on Tuesday to repair a fractured right pinkie finger.
Hall, a nine-year veteran, had ligament damage corrected and had pins placed in the finger as well. It’s expected that the pins will be removed in two to three weeks and Hall will wear a splint for about a month before beginning...
In the wake of the Manti Te’o catfish story, there are a lot of stories now coming out at an alarming rate about other athletes almost being duped.
Jeff Darlington of NFL.com is reporting that several Washington Redskins players were almost duped by a female with a fake online identity who was trying to contact the players.
Darlington reports that Redskins director of player personnel...
Manti Te’o isn’t the first athlete weren’t duped into having fake online relationship. If you believe his version of the events, Manti Te’o's situation isn’t even the most elaborate tail of online deception of an athlete. It Just happened to be the one to get an entire college football team and the media caught up. He wasn’t even alone with it happening last season...
When it was discovered that Washington Redskins quarterback
Robert Griffin III sustained an injury similar to the one Minnesota Vikings
running back Adrian Peterson endured prior to his monster 2012 campaign, the
comparisons started pouring in. However, Peterson told reporters, including
Andy Fenelon of NFL.com, that it’s not fair to compare the injuries of the two
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