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The Redskins’ decision to take Kirk Cousins in the 4th round, even though they had already traded up to get a quarterback, Robert Griffin, in the 1st round, was one met with public scrutiny. Many argued that Griffin’s confidence would be shaken by the Redskins adding another quarterback that early. However, those critics might be shut up by today’s story that Griffin knew the Redskins were planning on taking another quarterback.
Griffin said in an interview with the Washington Post today that they told him after day 1 that they were going to take another quarterback and that he knows there is no competition for the starting job and that Cousins will be nothing but a backup. Cousins is only a threat to backup Rex Grossman if anyone. Those two will duke it out for the primary backup job with the veteran Grossman having the edge. Griffin will be the unquestioned week 1 starter.
The only criticism you can make of that pick is that the Redskins might have been better served getting Griff...
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In a recent interview with SB Nation, Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III talked about the controversy of Kirk Cousins being drafted just a few rounds after him.
“With Kirk, it’s fine. They brought me in for a reason,” said Griffin. “We all know they brought me in to be the starter, and I plan to be the starter, and they brought him in for...
Kevin Barnes played in the slot for the Redskins last year, but played very poorly. DeAngelo Hall will be lining up on the slot this year, in addition to playing outside as a starter. Cedric Griffin, a free agent acquisition, will also play in 3-cornerback sets with Hall and Josh Wilson. Buried on the depth chart at cornerback behind those 3 and possibly Morgan Trent, Barnes is seeing...
According to Dan Graziano of ESPN.com, Washington Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson is healthy and has been cleared to participate in OTA’s after undergoing offseason hip surgery.
After showing some flashes of talent last season, Hankerson could end up being one of Robert Griffin III’s top targets in 2012.
The Washington Redskins say they will hold preseason training camp in Richmond beginning next summer.
Redskins general manager Bruce Allen and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's office made the announcement Wednesday.
No site in Richmond for the two-a-day practices has been selected.
The Redskins will keep their corporate headquarters in Loudoun County in northern Virginia and...
The Washington Redskins will move their preseason training camp to Richmond beginning next summer.
Sources close to the negotiation who were not authorized to speak publically before an official announcement tell AP a site for the camp has not yet been determined.
The Redskins will keep their corporate headquarters in Loudoun County. They will expand Redskins Park, their full-time...
I cannot recall any fan base being more excited about an incoming rookie player than those of the Washington Redskins. Robert Griffin III has taken the DC area by storm. Expectations are being raised daily with the fervor of the fans. They are convinced he will be the guy that takes them back to prominence. [...]
With OTAs, everyone can look good playing in shorts without real pressure. But coaches and journalists can now see these guys in person and on the practice field, and the early reports are enthusiastic when it comes to Robert Griffin III.
The power is so great the Washington Redskins don’t describe their prodigy’s throwing as a verb but rather a noun.
“The Arm,” they say...
Washington Redskins defensive end Adam Carriker was asked during his wrestling radio show 4th & Pain whether he could beat Mark Henry in an arm wrestling contest.
“Me,” he says when asked who would reign supreme. “I mean, Mark Henry has claimed to be the World’s Strongest Man for like two decades now. Is he really the World’s Strongest Man still or is that just some...
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The 2012 NFL season is still a few months away, but every fantasy sports player knows that the sooner you start doing your analysis for the upcoming season the better. In this article I want to analyze some football players that have early draft value based on looking at the ADP from multiple sources on the internet and that are also...