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The Washington Redskins initiated the process of cutting down their roster Monday, getting rid of 6 players and putting 4 more on injured reserve.
WR Donte Stallworth, DB Quan Sturdivant, K John Potter, LB Ricky Elmore, WR Chip Reeves, and FB Eric Kettani were the unfortunate ones who got let go. CB Richard Crawford and LB Jeremy Kimbrough both cleared waivers and will be placed on IR, therefore not counting against the 53-man roster limit. LB Keenan Robinson and S Phillip Thomas, alternatively, were put directly on IR and as a result will count against the limit.
Skye Dawson (16) has made quite an impact on his teammates with his thrilling speed. Will he stick around to hone his receiving skills? (Photo: John McDonnell / The Washington Post)
None of the cuts come as a huge surprise, with the potential exception of Kettani, if only because the Redskins lone FB remaining, Darrel Young, will not play in the Redskins’ final preseason game, thus leaving a hole in the roster for a game. ...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start the season opener for the Washington Redskins.
Griffin will start under center for the Redskins opener on Sept. 9 against NFC East rival Philadelphia.
This is hardly news as nearly everyone had penned the 23-year-old to be in the starting lineup for the Redskins.
Griffin will visit Dr. James Andrews on Thursday for a final...
Former Raiders executive Amy Trask wrote an article for Peter King’s MMQB. In her article she touched on her belief that the Redskins should change their names. ProFootballTalk.com asked her to elaborate. In part she says My belief is premised on the following: we should not consider skin color when interacting with any person or group of people; it is unacceptable to use a derogatory...
I feel good, that is the tone coming out of Robert Griffin III these days. For the first time since injuring his knee, RGIII said he is finally 100% healthy. Imagine the timing of this statement, with only one week left in the preseason. I still don’t think Shanahan is going to let RGIII put one foot on the field in a preseason game. Shanahan and RGIII have been going back and...
During lunchtime Tuesday in the Washington Redskins locker room, a computer tablet lay on the floor, plugged into a nearby socket to get charged. It bore the team's logo and the No. 31, the jersey that belongs to safety Brandon Meriweather.
How appropriate. It's time to charge up Meriweather and get him out the field, time to see if he is truly the missing piece in the Redskins...
Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins doesn’t believe there’s any question he’ll be healthy and ready to go for the Skins’ season opener.
“No doubt at all,” Cousins said, via ESPN.com.
Cousins believes he’ll be ready as long as he doesn’t suffer any setbacks.
“I have a lot of time to get healthy,” Cousins said. “As long as there’s no setbacks, I’ll have no problem...
During a radio interview, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III claimed he could still run a 4.3-second 40-yard dash even after knee surgery.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s documentary called a “Will to Win” aired on Tuesday night and throughout it, viewers saw RG3 working out, rehabbing and wearing lots of socks. One pair of socks even said “I Love Haters,” which is funny because RG3 blocks anyone on Twitter that says anything negative.
At least Redskins fans will be happy to hear that...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III spent the summer telling everyone how good his surgically repaired knee felt how he'd be ready to play in the season opener and how he always thought he could be doing more. But he never claimed his knee was 100 percent only close to it.
But in a sit-down interview with ESPN980 radio in Washington Griffin said for the first...
Washington QB Robert Griffin III has been named as starter for the season opener against Philadelphia, according to an ESPN report.Fantasy Spin:RGIII was a star in his rookie season (3,200 yards passing, 20 TDs, 5 INTs, 826 yards rushing 7 TDs) and should be a star in year two as well as he appears to be completely recovered from his knee injury.
Even though ESPN has reported that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will play in their week one opener against the Eagles, he still hasn’t been cleared by Dr. James Andrews, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
Sources close to RGIII say "of course" he'll play in opener. That's expected. But I'm told Dr. Andrews has not cleared him yet...
Washington QB Robert Griffin III said Tuesday that he felt fully recovered from his knee injury.Fantasy Spin:"I would say I'm 100 percent, but you can't put a number on it," RGIII told ESPN 980's Kevin Sheehan. "No one ever knows when they are 100 percent or what percentage they're playing at. The biggest thing is, I'm not below 100 percent."...
Washington backup QB Kirk Cousins (sprained foot) said he would be ready for Week 1.Fantasy Spin:Cousins only has fantasy value as the handcuff to Robert Griffin III, but given the seriousness of RGIII's injury and the fact he won't play in the preseason, owners must roster Cousins.
Redskins fans can breathe a sign of relief. Robert Griffin III will be starting week 1 on Monday Night Football vs the Eagles.
Chip Kelly’s spread with Mike Vick vs RGIII and their read option, football fans can dig that.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. joined SportsCenter Friday morning to talk about racing and, for whatever reason, the Washington Redskins.
ESPN in general has a habit of asking their guests questions that in no way at all pertain to them.
Still, Earnhardt Jr. had plenty of praise to offer Robert Griffin III.
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