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As he enters the final game of the season against the Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman said that his confidence is “at an all-time high.”
Grossman has thrown 15 touchdown passes and 2,895 yards – both the second-highest totals for his career -- and has completed 58.8 of his passes (a career best). But he also has 19 interceptions – he has thrown at least one in 11 consecutive games -- and five fumbles while the Redskins went 5-7 in the 12 games he has started.
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Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that injured rookie defensive end Jarvis Jenkins remains ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL and the Clemson product is expected to take part in off-season conditioning work this spring.
The Redskins drafted Jenkins with the 41st overall pick in the 2011 draft. The 6-foot-5, 320-pounder was battling for the starting left...
On Saturday, receiver Jabar Gaffney tied his career-high in touchdown receptions (5, New England 2007), and did it in spectacular fashion.
With six minutes left in the third quarter and the ball at the Vikings 5-yard line, Grossman dropped back to pass. Gaffney did a simple slant from the right side, and got one-on-one coverage in the middle of the end zone. Grossman fired the...
I thought the NFL Pro Bowl was a reward to the best players of the season at each position? As it turns out, that’s not the case. A prime example here would be the Washington Redskins’ LB London Fletcher. He led the league with 162 tackles while the Pro Bowl honors went to Patrick Willis for the San Francisco 49ers,36th, on the tackles list with 93 and Brian Urlacher, 38th...
Redskins running back Evan Royster was born in Fairfax and attended high school at Westfield in Chantilly, so he had plenty of family and friends around for the holidays. Though he hasn’t yet studied tape of his breakout performance against Minnesota Saturday, his family made sure to have a replay of the game going during Christmas dinner, he said.
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The 5-10 Washington Redskins did not have a single player named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster that was announced Tuesday night.
Inside linebacker London Fletcher
leads the NFL in tackles, and outside linebacker Brian Orakpo ranked among the top five in fan votes at his position. But neither made the cut as the league unveiled the rosters for the team. Fan votes counted for one third...
Redskins rookie running back Roy Helu said earlier Wednesday that he feels a lot better and “absolutely” expects to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. But Helu was one of five players limited in practice, according to the team’s injury report.
Helu continued to be slowed by knee and toe injuries, according to Coach Mike Shanahan, and will continue to be evaluated...
Special teams captain Lorenzo Alexander is a native of Berkley, Calif. and a proud former California Golden Bear. Only one thing could ever make him wear the colors of another team, and his name is Brian Orakpo.
The story behind the wardrobe dysfunction stems from last night’s game Holiday Bowl game between Alexander’s Bears and Orakpo’s Longhorns. Orakpo–who has a penchant...
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Last May, Yasmine Arrington, a senior at Benjamin Banneker High School, was in the middle of one of the last math tests that she would take in high school, when she was paged to the office. Certain that she had heard the announcement wrong, and focused on the test, she tried to concentrate on the problem on the paper.
Then she was paged again. And again...
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ANALYSIS/OPINION: Once a year, the NFL and its legions of fans remind us that the Washington Redskins barely exist. This message is delivered, painfully and publicly, on NFL Network's Pro Bowl Selection Show. Most seasons, the Redskins are thrown a crumb or two — which is bad enough — but ...