Found October 07, 2011 on Redskins Insider:
Rookie wide receiver Niles Paul wasn’t the only Redskins player to receive a fine for a hit in Sunday’s game at St. Louis. Linebackers Rob Jackson and Perry Riley have been fined $15,000 apiece after also receiving unnecessary roughness calls. Jackson’s fine was for a hit in which he took Sam Bradford to the ground after the quarterback released a pass. Read full article >>

Synaptic Shotgun: 3-1 Washington Redskins

I don't get to write very often these days. But there's so much to write it's driving me crazy keeping it bottled up. So I'm going to try the shotgun-style thing for a while. Again.In no particular order, and definitely not exhaustively ...DC Jim HaslettFew doubted Haslett earlier or more pointedly than I when the Redskins brought him in to implement the transition...

Anthony Armstrong’s Frugal Bye Week

AP Image Wide receivers in the NFL are known for being flashy and outspoken; gaudy at times, and downright unbelievable at others.  The Redskins great production out of their wideouts, but don’t really have to deal with the flashy publicity. Take Anthony Armstrong for example. While some receivers would use the five days off as an opportunity to vacation to, I don’t know…Mexico...

Cooley to critics: 'No remorse' for Romo talk

Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley responded to criticism of his radio comments in which he celebrated Dallas' epic collapse in Week 4, writing on his blog that he shows "no remorse in cheering against another team, especially the Cowboys."

Shake-ups On The All-Division Team

AP Image For Week 5 of the regular season, ESPN’s NFC East blogger Dan Graziano compiled his all-division team. All told, three Redskins had their named taken off the list (fullback Darrel Young, left guard Kory Lichtensteiger, kick returner Brandon Banks), but one remains on the list elsewhere (Banks).  Two Redskins replaced their teammates at respective positions this week...

Cooley's Cancer Event Has Personal Roots

On the morning of May 16, 2008, Nancy Cooley, mother to Redskins tight end Chris Cooley, was waiting to hear from her doctor about a suspicious lump she had tested. The call came while she was driving to work.  “They just said, ‘It’s bad and you need to get to a doctor,” she told us. It turned out that Nancy had Stage 3 ductal carcinoma, a very aggressive form of breast...

a message for chris cooley: never change

(photo by Brian Murphy) It’s been about a week now, so clearly it’s time for another so-called controversy involving a Washington Redskins player and overly sensitive media members. First, it was cornerback DeAngelo Hall who came under fire because he had the audacity to suggest that, if given the opportunity, a football player might not exactly take [...]

Redskins go into bye week beating expectations

Rex Grossman/ReutersThe Redskins will rest during this weekend with a bye.  It is safe to say that at this point they have exceeded expectations with a comfortable 3-1 record.  The only loss thus far was against their chief rival, the Dallas Cowboys.  Even that game was close, though losing solely off of a plethora of field goals is quite bemusing, and disappointing.  Still,...

Raiders may rely on Rock Cartwright

Back in 2002, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder asked Hue Jackson which player he wanted in the seventh round...

Redskins riding high in wacky NFC East

Life is pretty sweet for your average D.C. sports fan these days. The Washington Redskins are riding a division-leading 3-1 record into the bye week, and the Capitals are ready to kick off their season with legitimate title hopes on the line. Those hunky-dory sentiments stand in stark contrast to ...
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