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Has there ever been a franchise (and its fans) more focused on the every offseason move of one of its players than the Washington Redskins and their fans are on the rehab of Robert Griffin III? Barely a month ago, Griffin made headlines for throwing a football to an elephant at a circus. An elephant. At a circus. Coming off major reconstructive knee surgery, every step the Capital’s savior makes is big news to its ravenous fan base. It’s comical in a way, but also emblematic of how much social media contributes to what we take in as news... Read more
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As the new season approaches, all eyes will be on Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III as he continues to recover from knee surgery. At yesterday's benefit for the American Cancer Society, Griffin told reporters -- including Mike Jones of The Washington Post -- that he's doing great and his knee feels fine.
“I’m doing great,” Griffin said. “Knee feels...
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With more and more pressure seemingly mounting for the Redskins to change the name of their team, their owner has come out more defiant as ever.
According to John Keim of the Washington Examiner, there’s still a chance the Redskins could end up signing veteran cornerback Quentin Jammer. Though it would seem unlikely that Quentin Jammer would sign with the Redskins now that they selected another corner, he’s not completely off the radar. If the Redskins remain interested – still an if – any dialogue would start...
The Washington Redskins announced Tuesday that they have signed free agent center Kevin Matthews. According to the team’s press release, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Undrafted free agent center Kyle Wilborn was released to make room for the three-year veteran center.
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Matthews originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the...
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was asked if he would ever consider changing the name of his team.
“We will never change the name of the team,” Snyder told USA TODAY Sports this week. “As a lifelong Redskins fan, and I think that the Redskins fans understand the great tradition and what it’s all about and what it means, so we feel pretty fortunate to be just working...
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) People always say the first impression is the most important, and the Washington Redskins 6th round draft choice Baccari Rambo is taking that to heart. Most experts and football fans expected Rambo to be off the board way before the Redskins selected him in the 6th round. Rambo has been one of the best free safeties in arguably college footballs best conference...
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Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III gave the media another update on his knee today while attending the American Cancer luncheon.
RG3 updated us on his knee rehab: “I’m doing great. Knee feels fine. It’s about taking it slow. Each day is a better day.” #Redskins
— Rich Campbell (@Rich_Campbell) May 8, 2013
Well nothing new with RG3. I still...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins says he feels a sense of urgency now that he’s the starter while Robert Griffin III rehabs his knee.
“I think the approach doesn’t change a whole lot in terms of the time I’m putting in or the tape I’m studying,” said Cousins, per the Washington Post. “Where it changes is that sense of urgency. You...
For years there has been a smoldering debate in regards to the Washington D.C. professional football team, and their nickname of the Redskins.
The name which has always been known to demean American Indians and seen as racist, has been cause for great debate in the nation’s capital for years.
It seems that for now, that debate can stop. While having a conversation with USA Today...
Stephen Colbert featured Maryland congresswoman Donna Edwards last night, and he worked in a shot at her hometown Redskins:
Maryland’s 4th also includes FedEx Field, home of the Washington Redskins, the most offensive name in professional sports … other than the Arizona Asian Kids Are Good At Maths.
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The Washington Redskins have signed former Titans center Kevin Matthews. Matthews, a three-year veteran, played in 14 games from 2010-2012, starting three including two last season. He only played in three games in 2010 and none in 2011. Kevin Matthews is listed at 6 foot 3, 302 pounds. The 26-year-old played collegiately at Texas A&M...
It’s the new look Juan…
Check out Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III and his fiancee Rebbeca Liddicoat with Tanya Snyder, wife of Redskins owner Dan Snyder at a At a luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington — RG3 signed his pink cleats as an auction prize. No word on what’s up with Griff’s headbands.
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Robert Griffin III Covers ESPN Mag
The Washington Redskins are frequently criticized for their offensive nickname. There has been discussion over the years about the Redskins changing their name. Many teams have been pressured to change their offensive logos and/or nicknames, including another team from the DC — the Washington Bullets, which converted to the Washington Wizards in 1997. But team owner Daniel Snyder...