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The National Football League's Washington team nickname is a derogatory term. As you know, it's the "Redskins." I'm not going to waste your time pontificating my thoughts on the matter, as you can simply google the term to find a wealth of information if you so choose. But let's face it, the term "Redskins" isn't exactly the the most politically correct team nickname in pro sports.
The Kansas City Star has had a longtime policy discouraging the use of the “Redskins” nickname, and it appears that the Washington City Paper is now following suit. They will no longer refer to the hometown team as the Washington "Redskins" but rather, the Washington "Pigskins." And this is (apparently) the only way in which they will refer to the team going forward. Apparently they had a reader poll of some sort, and this is what the readers voted. As expected, they stated their displeasure with the nickname, and like many others, find i...
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As predicted, it looks like now that Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has gone down with an Achilles injury, the team will bring back fan favorite Chris Cooley.
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Like the Baltimore Ravens, the Washington Redskins are being eaten alive by the injury bug.
Redskins starting tight end Fred Davis has left the game with an Achilles injury and will not return to the game.
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Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher suffered a hamstring injury during today’s game.Fletcher is one of the Redskins’ key defenders. They’re already missing Brian Orakpo and Ryan Carriker.
The RG3 portion of the tattoo really ties the back fat together.
Now that Griffining—the fine art of mimicking Robert Griffin III’s patented touchdown pose—is the new Tebowing, it only makes sense that it should be immortalized in tattoo form, preferably on the back of a diehard Skins fan. So here’s RG3 alongside Washington greats John Riggins, Sean Taylor and Joe Theismann...
The sad saga of Chris Cooley’s football career and personal life continues to get uglier. The former Redskins tight end is now to the selling his house stage. Of course you know he’s getting divorced from his smokeshow ex. Now comes the news that he has listed his 13,000 sq. ft. Leesburg, Virginia mansion.
Did I mention he’s listing it at a loss?
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Free agent tight end Chris Cooley is expected to re-sign with the Washington Redskins later this week according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.Fantasy Spin:Cooley will be taking the place of Fred Davis, who tore his Achilles Sunday in a loss to the Giants. Cooley had a brilliant 77-catch, 849-yard season in 2010 before being limited to five games last season because of injuries...
Redskins TE Fred Davis Out For Remainder Of Season -
Washington Redskins TE Fred Davis has a torn Achilles tendon, according to several reports. That means that Davis will most definitely miss the rest of the 2012 season.
Usually, serious injuries like this can’t be diagnosed without an MRI or other diagnostic testing. But when the Achilles tendon is torn, it’s usually obvious...
Redskins wideout Santana Moss doubled his season touchdown total with a pair of touchdowns Sunday against the Giants.Fantasy Spin:Moss is primarily used as a deep threat, meaning that he's always a risky play in fantasy. As good as he was on Sunday (four catches, 67 yards) we doubt Moss will enjoy similar success next week in Pittsburgh.
Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis torn his left Achilles
tendon and will miss the rest of the season.
Washington receiver Pierre Garcon is inactive for Week 7 against the Giants.Fantasy Spin:The Redskins' No. 1 receiver had been listed as doubtful with a continuing foot problem. Leonard Hankerson will start.
The best players make the big plays when they are most needed. After today's game, there is no doubt who the respective best players are for the New York Giants and Washington Redskins.Even the best, most reliable players on a team make mistakes. After today's game, the obvious became clear for both teams, "everyone's human".It was much like watching a heavyweight...
Handing out labels following the Skins’ 27-23 loss in New York …
Robert Griffin III — Here I was, all geared up to knock RGIII out of the winners category, and then he went street-ball magic on 4th-and-10, 28-yard run and pitch-perfect 30-yard TD pass to Moss to go up with two minutes to play. (His number’s on the day — 109 passer rating and 89 yards rushing —...
Griffin and Co. aim for upset of defending champs.