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Curious case of disappearing cap space

There was a ton of talk a few days ago about how the Redskins were ready to go really big in free agency to make up for the lack of draft picks over the next few years. After all, they need to surround Robert Griffin III with some semblance of talent. However, they are going to have to get very inventive with deals now that the NFL sacked them for a loss of $36 million in cap space...
Via The Victory Formation
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins cut O.J. Atogwe, Mike Sellers

According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, the Redskins have released full back Mike Sellers and safety O.J. Atogwe.  They’ll save roughly $4 million in cap space with these two transactions. Atogwe was owed $3.4 million this season and I believe Sellers was due around $1 million in 2012. With Atogwe gone and LaRon Landry about to hit the free agent market, the Redskins will...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins cut S Oshiomogho Atogwe, FB Mike Sellers

The Washington Redskins have released safety Oshiomogho Atogwe, saying an early goodbye to one of their big free agent signings from last year. The Redskins also cut longtime fullback Mike Sellers on Monday, the eve of the start of the NFL's free agency signing period. Atogwe signed a five-year, $26 million contract just before the NFL lockout a year ago, but he was hampered...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Skins Cut Fan Fave Mike Sellers

Every team’s long-time fullback enjoys being a “fan favorite,” but it was particularly true in the case of Mike Sellers, cut by the Redskins this afternoon following 11 seasons of active duty. Who knows what happens on the inside, but from our view the 36-year-old product of Walla Walla Community College seemed like a team leader, and was one of the Redskins’ few constants...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Ol’ No. 28 Still Popular At Redskins Park

AP Image Conducting an interview with Redskins legend Darrell Green was a real treat for me yesterday.  Trying to monopolize the attention of one of the most iconic Redskins ever, proved to be more difficult. But it actually turned out to be the story within the story. Fullback Mike Sellers is the last current Redskins player that was a teammate to Green during his latter years...
Via Redskins Blog
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Jammal Brown, Mike Sellers suffer injuries

The Redskins lost right tackle Jammal Brown before Sunday’s game even began and lost fullback Mike Sellers early in the 34-27 loss to New England. Brown said the poor field conditions at FedEx Field — the Army-Navy game was played at the stadium one day earlier — contributed to his groin injury, which he aggravated during pregame warmups. Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Mike Sellers ready to assume a larger role in offense

Used sparingly on offense for much of this season, Washington Redskins veteran Mike Sellers has seen a spike in action with fullback Darrel Young sidelined by a concussion. Now that Fred Davis is suspended for the rest of the season, Sellers said he’s ready to take on a larger role at tight end if called upon. Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Quick Hits: Mike Sellers, Trent Williams out Sunday; London Fletcher should play

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that tackle Trent Williams (ankle) and fullback Mike Sellers (back) are out for Sunday’s game. The coach expects LB London Fletcher (hamstring) to play. But he said DeAngelo Hall (hip) and safety Oshiomogho QAtogwe (knee) are questionable. Quarterbc Rex Grossman (pneumonia) will be available to back up starter John Beck. Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Redskins FB Sellers lands in hospital with back injury

Washington Redskins fullback Mike Sellers was taken to hospital Thursday after suffering a back injury during practice.Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said Sellers injured himself on a rowing machine in the club's weight room, and would be kept at the hospital overnight for observation.Sellers has spent the past seven-plus seasons with the Redskins, seeing limited action on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Quick hits: Mike Sellers injures back, expected to stay in hospital overnight

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said that fullback Mike Sellers injured his back during a rowing exercise in the weight room and went to the hospital. The coach expects Sellers to spend the night in the hospital. Cornerback DeAngelo Hall (hip) and tackle Trent Williams (ankle) did not practice. Linebacker London Fletcher (hamstring) was limited in practice. Also limited was Rex Grossman...
Via Redskins Insider
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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