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Redskins Met With Brian Orakpo’s Agent At Combine, Expressed Interest In Bringing Him Back

ESPN’s John Keim reports that the Redskins met with free agent OLB Brian Orakpo‘s agent at the Scouting Combine last week. According to Keim, Washington expressed interest in re-signing Orakpo during their meeting. Although, Keim adds there’s still a “long way to go” in regards to Orakpo being back in Washington next season, and he isn’t sure how much interest the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Redskins Sign Defensive End Ricky Jean-Francois

Redskins Sign Defensive End Ricky Jean-Francois According to multiple sources, the Washington Redskins have signed defensive lineman Ricky Jean-Francois to a three-year deal worth $9 million, with $4 million guaranteed. Jean-Francois spent the last two seasons with Indianapolis before getting released just a few days ago in a cap-dollars-saving move. Last season, the 6-foot...
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Ricky Jean Francois is a Washington Redskin

Ricky Jean Francois had several visits lined up but that will not happen.  According to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, Francois is a Washington Redskin. The Ricky Jean Francois free-agency tour has ended. Jean Francois, per a source with knowledge of the situation, has signed a three-year deal in Washington. Cut by the Colts earlier […] The post Ricky Jean Francois is a Washington...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Washington Redskins Bolster Front Seven, Depth On Defense

The Washington Redskins have reportedly signed Ricky Jean-Francois to a three-year, $9 million contract. Ricky Jean Francois signed a 3-yr deal with Redskins. Deal is for $9mil, with $4mil guaranteed. Total value with incentives $11.25M. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 26, 2015   The deal comes just three days after he was released by the Colts to open up more...
Via Gridiron Grit
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GIF: Watch how the Washington Redskins logo has changed over time

You may have heard that not everybody loves the Washington Redskins’ logo. Some civil rights groups, activists and Native Americans find the logo and the team’s name to be offensive. Others in Congress are actively trying to strip the franchise of their trademark… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams that should trade for Adrian Peterson Free Agency Preview: The 10 best...
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Browns, Redskins in pursuit of hot free agent TE James Casey

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, free-agent tight end James Casey is scheduled to visit the Browns and Redskins this week. Casey played minor league baseball in the White Sox organization for three years; however, he was a Pro Bowl alternate in 2012 with the Houston Texans before signing with the Eagles in 2014. The Texans used him more as a blocker than a pass catcher and...
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Redskins Free Agency/Draft Simulation

What will the Washington Redskins do this offseason? With the NFL combine now in the rear view mirror, free agency is up next, followed by the NFL draft. Our friends @ FanSpeak have a pair of simulations to help us preview what the Redskins might do, or in this case, what I would do if sitting in the General Manager chair. We used their “Manage the Cap” feature to run free agency...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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Which 3 big-name Washington Redskins are most likely to get cut this offseason?

The Redskins are so far away from being a good team that any influx of talent should make them better. That is why free agency will be so important. And with just over $12 million in projected cap space, they’ll have some room to work, but not nearly enough. If Scot McCloughan and the rest of the front office really want to do some damage in free agency, they’re going to have...
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The Washington Redskins: Team, Term and Truth

Even if you are not a football fan or even care about Native American issues, you have likely heard about the Washington Redskins name “issue.”  On one side we have a group that believes the name of a football team is the reason racism exists in this country and that it causes internalized oppression.  They believe changing the name will solve these issues immediately.  On...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
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Proposed new Washington Redskins helmet is one team should use in 2015

Right now concept helmets for NFL teams are all the rage, including models made for the Washington Redskins. Here’s the latest one that dropped earlier this week from the folks at Paul Bunyan Design. Via Paul Bunyan Design That is sleek. You can check out all the NFL helmets from PBD right here. You may also be interested in: Could the Washington Redskins really land running...
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Washington Redskins rip off division rivals in latest round of mock drafts

Now that the NFL scouting combine is over the real mock drafts are firing up. According to Peter King’s most recent one, the Washington Redskins will rip off the Philadelphia Eagles when they attempt to land the number five pick and land Marcus Mariota. King projects they would have to surrender four high draft picks over the next several years… Mock Draft: Eagles trade with...
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Top 5 Most Underrated Washington Redskins of All-Time

Most Underrated Washington Redskins of All-Time When you have the Top 5 Most Underrated Washington Redskins of All-Time conversation you truly are hitting an area where opinions vary as everybody has their favorites throughout the years. What we wanted to do was search out the five players we thought were the most forgotten or most underrated […]
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Redskins: Canceling trademark violates free-speech rights

McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- A federal government decision to cancel the Washington Redskins' trademark because it may be disparaging infringes on free-speech rights and unfairly singles the team out, lawyers argued in court papers filed Monday. The team wants to overturn a decision last year by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to cancel the Redskins' trademark on the grounds that it...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
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ESPN’s ‘Great Analytics Ranking’ ***** All Over The Redskins

The Worldwide Leader unveiled a rather cool feature yesterday, The Great Analytics Rankings, sorting all 122 NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL teams by “the strength of each franchise’s analytics staff, its buy-in from execs and coaches, its investment in biometric data and how much its approach is predicated on analytics.” I don’t know what biometric data is, but this is interesting...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
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Robert Griffin III will enter the 2015 season as the Starter

Last week, the Washington Redskins announced that Robert Griffin III is going to enter the upcoming season as the team’s starting quarterback. Though this may not be a surprise, this decision was announced rather quickly. At the end of last season, Jay Gruden pointed out that the team needed to evaluate the quarterback position. It appears that this assessment is complete with...
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Redskins Make Change to DeAngelo Hall’s Contract

Redskins Make Change to DeAngelo Hall’s Contract According to reports from ESPN, the Washington Redskins have re-worked some details of DeAngelo Hall’s contact, making it a non-guaranteed base salary for the 2015 season. Under the previous terms of the contract $1 million of his $4 million base salary would have become guaranteed on February 15, but the restructure was agreed […]
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Ryan Clark retires, joins ESPN

Ryan Clark has been moonlighting for years with ESPN as a guest analyst, often appearing on First Take among other programs. On Wednesday, Clark decided to officially turn in his cleats for a coat and tie, retiring on NFL Live to become a full-time analyst for the Worldwide Leader. Clark should bring a bevy of insight to ESPN. For a company that employs legions of former players...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shanahan: RG3 confronted me about ‘unacceptable’ plays

Mike Shanahan hasn’t coached the Redskins for more than a year, but he still has plenty to say about his former quarterback and team owner. Shanahan shed some light on what it was like to work with Robert Griffin III under Daniel Snyder during an hour-long interview Wednesday with ESPN Radio in Washington D.C. Among the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC East: 4 Storylines Coming Out of the Combine

The offseason news cycle is really kicking into high gear as league executives and front office members are all in Indianapolis this week for the Scouting Combine. As much as this time is used to evaluate college prospects, it is also an important time for agents, players, and teams to talk about contracts. Every head coach in the league held a press conference Wednesday, and as...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gruden names RG3 the starter for 2015

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden headed off any quarterback controversy, at least for now.  In a surprise announcement at a press conference today, Gruden named Robert Griffin III the starter heading into the 2015 season. “We’ll go into the season with Robert as the No. 1 guy, obviously,” Gruden told reporters at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. “And then it’s up...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: RGIII will open 2015 as Redskins starter

So much for continued drama about the quarterback position in D.C. Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Wednesday, Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden indicated that the team will go into the 2015 season with Robert Griffin III as its starting quarterback. Some expected the Redskins to move on from RGIII altogether following a disastrous 2014 campaign that...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

John Riggins is hosting a show about beer

The latest person to jump on the bandwagon of beer-themed TV shows? Washington Redskins legend John Riggins. Riggins hosted a pilot called “Brew Stories”, which was pitched at the Realscreen Summit in DC last month. I really don’t know how much you can really do with another beer-themed show. We saw the Dogfish Head focused Brew Masters, which was canceled pretty quickly...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins worked with Jon Gruden. Cue the over-reaction.

What happens when you combine the words “Cousins,” “Gruden, and “offseason drills?” You get crappy DC Sports Bog stories like “Kirk Cousins is doing offseason drills with Jon Gruden.” Hey, drawing highly speculative conclusions from football factoids in the desert between the Super Bowl and the NFL Combine is my job. Draw no speculative conclusions from this story....
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Free Agents Should the Redskins Re-Sign?

The Redskins have 23 free agents this offseason now that Ryan Clark decided to retire. With new general manager Scot McCloughan the Redskins are likely to experience a lot of roster turnover. Which unrestricted free agents should the Redskins re-sign?Brian Orakpo, Outside Linebacker:The Redskins drafted Brian Orakpo with their first round pick in the 2009 draft and they thought they...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Podiatry student pays $1,522 for RGIII's used cast

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III recently decided to rid himself of the demons associated with the ankle injury he suffered last season by putting his used cast up for auction. The proceeds from the auction that took place on February 13 went to RGIII’s charitable foundation, “Family of 3.” The auction has taken place and the lucky winner of the precious...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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