Found February 28, 2013 on
As we continue the Team Needs series for the 2013 NFL Draft, we proceed to the only team without a first round pick; the Washington Redskins. I wanted to do this series in draft order, but it would just be rude to ignore the Redskins, so I’ll include them here at their original pick location that is now owed to St. Louis for the rights to Robert Griffin III last draft. While it was a fun ride that probably saved Mike Shanahan’s job as head coach, the final game of the season in the playoffs have many Redskins faithful ready to run him out of town. A team that looked ready to be an NFC contender next season now doesn’t know if their star quarterback will be ready to start the season after tearing his his ACL and LCL. Regardless, here is what I think the Redskins will do in the draft to set up his return, whenever it is. Offensive Line Robert Griffin III might not be as mobile when he comes back as he was prior to his devastating injury. Therefore, upgrading some of the average parts...

Salary cap goes up a bit for the 2013 season

In what was thought o be around $121 million, the NFL salary cap has been set at $123 million for the 2013 season, much to the relief of some cap-strapped teams, reports Ian Rapaport of the The jump gives just a bit more wiggle room for some teams, but it's the little things that count in the long run.  There will also be a per team minimum salary benefit of $900...

Redskins’ Josh Morgan underwent three surgeries this offseason

Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan told CSNWashington that he underwent three offseason surgeries.  He had surgery performed on his ankle and twice on his hands. “I would say a lot,” Morgan said when asked how much he was limited by he injuries. “But we had one focus and that was winning the Super Bowl. You play through whatever you had to [in order] to get that...

Shanahan on London Fletcher: If you’re thinking retirement, you’re probably retiring

Is London Fletcher ready to retire? According to head coach Mike Shanahan, the line backer has already made a decision (Credit: AP Photo) During this off-season, Washington Redskins line backer London Fletcher has reportedly said he is unsure if he wants to return for his 16th NFL season. Now, those comments are not sitting well with head coach Mike Shanahan who is beginning to wonder...

Cowboys Fan Names Baby After RGIII

Tip of the day: If you make a bet involving the fate of your unborn child, be 100% sure you can win it. That advice is too little too late for Marissa Pena, a pregnant Cowboys fan. After losing a bet she made with her boyfriend, a diehard Washington Redskins fan, she’ll now be forced to give her child the same name as her sworn enemy, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. ...

7.25 million people watched the NFL Scouting Combine

According to, this year’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis drew in millions of television viewers on the NFL Network. NFL Network drew an audience of 7.25 million viewers for the Scouting Combine, its best number ever and up 11 percent from last year’s 6.51 million viewers. On three of the four days when on-field workouts were taking place, Combine ratings...
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