For Cousins, Redskins’ Faith in Him Only Runs So Deep

WASHINGTON — Kirk Cousins has said, going back to the end of last season, before he ever signed the franchise tag he will now play the 2016 season on, he simply wants to play where he’s wanted. Cousins now has that assurance, while also knowing the Redskins’ faith in him only goes as far as 2016. He was asked during an interview Wednesday on 106.7 The Fan how he makes sense...
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Kirk Cousins feels wanted by the Redskins, for this season at least

When the Redskins open training camp in Richmond on Thursday, quarterback Kirk Cousins will take the field with a fully guaranteed $19.95 million deal for 2016 and the chance to prove himself once again. After Cousins and the Redskins failed to reach an agreement on a long-term deal by the July 15 deadline, Cousins will play […]
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Redskins training camp 2016: The schedule and key details

Training camp kicks off in Richmond today, a welcome respite for fans who have been starved for some football for months. It’s a chance to get an up-close look at the team, including rookies and new acquisition Josh Norman, for free, provided you’re willing to venture to Virginia’s capital city. Here is the camp schedule […]
Via The Insider
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How WaPOST’s Mike Jones ruined my Redskins day tweeting Greg Hardy news

Yesterday, Hog Heaven had this great idea for a blog post about the Redskins and why Greg Hardy had no place on the team. Then Mike Jones blew that idea out of the water. Redskins aren't considering Greg Hardy as option to replace Galette, source says. — Mike Jones (@MikeJonesWaPo) July 26, 2016 Poof! Story idea gone. We were going to say something about Hardy’s character...
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Kirk Cousins has excellent take on franchise tag

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins understands what’s at stake this upcoming season as he plays it out under the franchise tag. Cousins realizes that Washington isn’t exactly sold on him as a long-term starter at this time. That the team used the franchise tag on him this year shows a certain level of commitment that the quarterback summed up with excellent clarity speaking...
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WATCH LIVE: Jay Gruden At The Podium

Tune in LIVE around 3:00 p.m., Wednesday as Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden speaks to reporters about the 2016 training camp from the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va.
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A powerful storm wrecked a goalpost at Redskins camp

Before the Washington Redskins can make improvements to their team at training camp this year, they'll have to first make repairs to their practice facility after a big storm rolled through.On Tuesday night, the eve of players reporting to camp, a powerful storm swept through Richmond, VA and left the team's practice facility in rough shape.Lightning and strong winds teamed up to...
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Redskins' training camp facility walloped by Richmond storm

A stretch of bad weather in Richmond Tuesday night did some serious damage to the Redskins' training camp facilities. Goalposts aren't supposed to bend like that.
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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 7/27

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.
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Redskins’ Jordan Reed isn’t a top-five tight end, at least not in ‘Madden’

As part of the buildup to the release of “Madden NFL 17″ in stores on Aug. 23, EA Sports is revealing the top-five rated players at each position. Despite finishing second among the league’s tight ends in receptions (87) and tied for second in touchdowns (11) in 2015, Redskins tight end Jordan Reed’s virtual self is […]
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Bashaud Breeland brought puppies to Washington camp

Just the essentials are needed for players reporting to training camp, which, for Washington cornerback Bashaud Breeland, included four English Bulldog puppies. .@salute_me17 bringing just the essentials to #SkinsCamp. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) July 26, 2016 This is just too cute for words. Breeland recently welcomed these pups to the world...
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Report: Redskins have discussed possibly signing Hardy

With NFL teams opening training camp this week, we are starting to hear rumblings about the possibility of Greg Hardy finding a new home. According to one report, the Washington Redskins are considering bringing the troubled defensive lineman on board. ESPN’s Ed Werder said Tuesday that the Redskins have had “internal discussions” about Hardy now that Junior Galette has been...
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Redskins lose Galette for season with torn Achilles tendon

Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette tore his right Achilles tendon and will miss the 2016 NFL season. Galette tweeted about the injury on Monday, just before players were set to report to training camp in Richmond, Virginia. He missed the 2015 season with a torn left Achilles tendon. The loss of Galette is a major blow to the Redskins' defense, which added All-Pro cornerback...
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Need to Know: Five Redskins with a lot to prove as training camp approaches

Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 26, two days before the Washington Redskins start training camp in Richmond. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 198 days ago. It will be 48 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: Preseason opener @ Falcons 16; Final roster…
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Redskins' rookie Su'a Cravens sits down with Theismann

Safety Su'a Cravens discusses his NFL Draft experience, what he brings to this Washington team, and expectations for his rookie season.
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Redskins’ Junior Galette OUT for 2016 season

Haven't felt so good best shape of my life and this happens to me now Idk what else to so when does da rain stop — Junior Galette (@JovaisG) July 25, 2016 noooooooooo! Is all I’ve got to say. nooooooooooo. I don't think the #Redskins will pursue Greg Hardy in the wake of Galette's injury. Then again, I didn't think they would pursue Galette. ...
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Redskins waive injured defensive back Kyshoen Jarrett

The Washington Redskins announced on Monday that the team has waived defensive back Kyshoen Jarrett with a failed physical designation. He finished his only NFL season with 58 total tackles and four passes defended. The Virginia Tech product had been dealing with nerve damage in his right shoulder since the regular-season finale against the Dallas Cowboys last […]
Via The Insider
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Report: Junior Galette out for season with torn Achilles

Washington Redskins outside linebacker Junior Galette reportedly will miss the entire 2016 season with a torn Achilles tendon. I'm told #Redskins OLB Junior Galette has torn his Achilles and is out for the season. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) July 25, 2016 It is the second year in a row in which Galette has been lost for the season due to an Achilles tear. This is a big blow...
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Need to Know: What are the Redskins’ strongest and weakest areas?

Here is what you need to know on this Monday, July 25, three days before the Washington Redskins start training camp in Richmond. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 197 days ago. It will be 49 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: Preseason opener @ Falcons 17; Final roster…
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Redskins, Inova reach naming rights deal for Redskins Park

Twenty-four years after they moved into their current Loudoun County home — long known as Redskins Park — the Washington Redskins have reached a 10-year deal to re-name that facility the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park. The team’s first practice-complex naming-rights deal, which will be formally announced on Monday, is part of a […]
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Jay Gruden rewards players with reserved parking spaces for efforts in camp

The Washington Redskins are rewarding some of their players for working hard during offseason workouts by giving them their own parking spots. A Jay Gruden tradition that started last offseason, eight players were rewarded with a personalized parking space for impressing during the workout program. Gruden rewards players with reserved parking.Also, don't park in @Niles_Paul84...
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Jay Gruden gives out primo parking spots to hard-working players

Parking is one of the most annoying, stressful and sometimes disheartening aspects of modern society. Nobody likes to park far away from where they have to go, especially at work. Some would do anything in order to earn better parking spots. Jay Gruden, head coach of Washington’s NFL team, has decided to use parking spots as an incentive for players to work harder in practice...
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Redskins players rewarded for outstanding work ethic with parking spots

Candy, free time and parking spots. Though only two of those three things motivate children to get the job done, the other is apparently what motivates the NFL’s Washington Redskins. Head Coach Jay Gruden put into practice last offseason a system in which the hardest working players at training camp are rewarded with Redskins Park’s best parking spots. This offseason’s winners...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Washington Redskins superfan Chief Zee dead at 75

The Washington Redskins’ unofficial mascot, Zema Williams, also known as Chief Zee, passed away in his sleep on Monday at the age of 75. Statement by the Washington Redskins: — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) July 19, 2016 Williams began attending Redskins games in 1978, and didn’t miss many home matchups from that point on. He could be easily...
Via The Sports Daily
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Redskins could seek long-term alternatives to Cousins?

Kirk Cousins will play 2016 under a one year franchise tag, but his future with Washington beyond that is looking murky. Guest writing for The MMQB, ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio reported that Washington believes they can find another Cousins in a year or two for much less money, assuming Cousins looks for a big deal after 2016. Cousins wanted $44 million in guaranteed money...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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