Found May 30, 2014 on Redskins Hog Heaven:
“Robert Griffin III looked drastically different than he did at this point last year – as he was just getting used to moving around again – and noticeably different even than he did at many points last season. “Griffin on Thursday just looked more fluid, more comfortable and confident. Critics last year said that Griffin didn’t step into his throws as much, although he always refuted such claims. But today, he definitely planted on his back leg, stepped into throws and drove the ball downfield.” ~ Mike Jones, Observations from Thursday’s practice, The Washington Post. That is news we expected to hear and it is news we needed to hear. Griffin is the straw that stirs the drink for the Redskins. They will go as far as he carries them. Hog Heaven believes the ‘Skins will challenge for the division. We make no projection beyond that, now.   “He’s matured.” ~ Pierre Garcon speaking about RGIII on sports talk radio yesterday.

RG3 helped a girl ask a boy with cerebral palsy to prom (Video)

Photo via @morganassel Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III helped Morgan Assel ask a boy named Juwaan Espinal, who’s wheelchair bound due to cerebral palsy, to be her prom date. Of course Espinal is a big RG3 so this was the perfect way to ask him out. My banner making skills were just barely adequate — Morgan Assel (@morganassel) May 29, 2014...

RG3 Surprises His Biggest Fan, Helps With Special Prom Proposal (Video)

Plenty of athletes have assisted high school students with their elaborate promposals throughout the last couple of years, but none of their stories were as heartwarming as the one involving Robert Griffin III. The Washington Redskins quarterback made a surprise appearance at a  Centerville High School playoff lacrosse game in Clifton, Va., on Thursday to pull off a special prom...

DeSean Jackson wearing the No. 1 in practice

As you can see from this photo posted by Redskins recover Pierre Garcon, DeSean Jackson is wearing the No. 1 in practice, which is the same number he wore at Cal. No one on the Redskins roster has the number one and it isn’t retired. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post DeSean...

Redskins’ attempt to troll Senator Reid backfired

Earlier today the Redskins attempted to essentially troll Senator Harry Reid who’s against the name of their team. Tweet @SenatorReid to show your #RedskinsPride and tell him what the team means to you. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) May 29, 2014 Without any surprise at all, it backfired. #redskinspride a 1/2 empty stadium in an awful location, 23 yrs of on-field futility...

Warriors, Renegades Among Potential New Names For Redskins (Photos)

The Washington Redskins have been under fire about their team name for some time now, as many are imploring the organization to make a change. Team general manager Bruce Allen wrote a letter to Senator Harry Reid defending the team’s name recently, claiming that “an overwhelming majority of Native Americans do not find the name offensive.” The Redskins also used rapper Wale...

NFL official says Redskins name ‘is not a slur’

According to NFL senior vice president Adolpho Birch, the Washington Redskins name is “not a slur” (Credit: The New Yorker) Over the last few years, the Washington Redskins name has received a lot of attention in the media. Over the last year, owner Daniel Snyder has told the media he will not change the team’s name, even going so far as to write season ticket holders a letter...

Santana Moss: 'Ain't too much changed'

The lack of another receiving weapon for years left Santana Moss without much help. Or without anyone to deflect attention. That’s changed the past couple years, though, so, too, has Moss’ role. And there’s even more talent now. “It’s fun to be around all these guys,” Moss said, “now that I’m much older. But there’s no age. When you’re out there you’re out...

Despite concussion history, Jordan Reed not worried about future

Despite missing the final six games of his rookie season as he dealt with the effects of a concussion, Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed said Thursday he believes the incident was “a fluke thing” and has no concern about his well-being going forward. “I don’t think it’s going to happen again,” Reed said after the Redskins wrapped up their final practice of their...

Kyle Shanahan: Johnny Manziel is “very similar” to RGIII

When the Redskins drafted Robert Griffin III in 2012, there wasn’t much pretense about making him fight his way into the starting quarterback job. Griffin took over from his arrival in Washington and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan put together a scheme that Griffin ran well enough to win a division title. Shanahan is now in Cleveland after everything went south in a hurry...

Potential Washington Redskins Name Changes

The Washington Redskins recent tweet directed at United States Senator Harry Reid got us thinking here at Sportsnaut. What if they were forced to change their name by some outside force? Instead of continuing what has been a serious dialogue on the situation, we decided to have a little fun with it. In an attempt to take a comedic stance on the issue, we have come across a few different...

Redskins Urge Fans To Tweet At Senator In Latest Move To Defend Team Name

It’s been an interesting week on the Twittersphere for NFL teams in the Baltimore-Washington area. First, it was the Baltimore Ravens who drew the ire of just about everyone with some head-scratching tweets during a Ray Rice news conference, his first public appearance since being accused of beating his wife. On Thursday, the Washington Redskins got in on the act the only way...

Manziel Poised For RG3 Type Rookie Campaign?

Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan sees similarities between Johnny Manziel and Robert Griffin III. SOURCE: ESPNFantasy Spin:Shanahan, of course, coached Griffin during his first two seasons in Washington. Manziel's unique blend of speed and throwing accuracy makes him an interesting fantasy prospect.

Redskins find in-house replacement for personnel vacancy

The Redskins were willing to let Morocco Brown walk, and they didn’t have to look far to replace him. The team announced Saturday that they promoted Alex Santos to director of pro personnel, filling the job left vacant when Morocco Brown was hired by the Browns. Santos has been with the Redskins since 2006, spending the last six years as a pro scout.

What effect will Jackson have on RG3 and Redskins?

The NFL season is quickly approaching. Teams are already involved in their organized team activities (OTA)’s and getting ready for the start of the 2014-2015 season. The Washington Redskins have added plenty of pieces in the offseason to both their offense and defense, but none as big as DeSeanJackson. What can Jackson bring from the division rival Philadelphia Eagles to help...

Redskins urge fans to troll Sen. Harry Reid, and it doesn't go well

The Washington Redskins have launched a Twitter onslaught at Sen. Harry Reid in their campaign to keep the team's name.
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