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REDSKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Redskins to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III

            The Washington Redskins will start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III this Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. According to Schefter’s source, Griffin still remains to be a significant part of the Redskins’ long-term plan. From Schefter: The Redskins are hitting the reset button, though it might...
Via Sports-Glory
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins to bench RG3 Sunday, may be the end of the road for him in Washington

Although it's reportedly only a temporary move, the Washington Redskins will sit much-maligned quarterback Robert Griffin III on Sunday vs. the Indianapoliis Colts, preferring to take their chances with Colt McCoy, reports the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Head coach Jay Gruden, who openly criticized Griffin last week after their loss to the San Francisco 49ers, said earlier...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is the RG3 Era over for the Redskins? RG3 Benched Against Indy

The Washington Redskins and head coach Jay Gruden have benched QB Robert Griffin III for this week’s game against the Indianapolis Colts.  The move should not be surprising.  There were signs in Gruden’s presser on Monday that this was a possibility.  Although Gruden said the ‘intent’ was for RG3 to play this coming week, he also clarified that ‘intent’ was specific...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Player Not Pleased With Finding Out RGIII’s Benching Through Media

    #459465066 / gettyimages.com     On Redskins’ player was not pleased with the way players had to find out about Robert Griffin III’s benching for Colt McCoy. Long snapper Nick Sundberg voiced his frustration through Twitter about how the media found out about Griffin’s benching before head coach Jay Gruden was able to tell the players. Boy oh boy I sure...
Via KCM Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III benched

    #459569002 / gettyimages.com     Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has been benched, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Washington is planning to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday at Indianapolis, per a team source…. http://t.co/o0WZcOitBr — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 26, 2014   Redskins’ beat writer...
Via KCM Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Robert Griffin III benched by Redskins for McCoy

According to ESPN insider Adam Schefter, the Washington Redskins are now planning on starting Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Washington is planning to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday at Indianapolis, per a team source…. http://t.co/o0WZcOitBr — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 26, 2014   This comes on...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins granted permission to move forward with trademark lawsuit

Months after the Washington Redskins filed a lawsuit to keep their trademarking rights, Judge Gerald Bruce Lee is allowing the Redskins to move forward with legal action in hopes to overturn the cancellation of the team’s trademark. The Redskins first sued back in August after both a federal panel, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board all ruled that the Redskins trademark should...
Via DC Sports-Kings
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins are hosting small school corner Kevin Fogg

Today the Washington Redskins have former Miami Dolphins cornerback Kevin Fogg in for a workout. Fogg is a very solid cornerback that played at Liberty last season. He was a very solid cornerback opposite of Dolphins draft pick Walt Aikens. Fogg recently played in the FXFL. Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow […] The post Redskins are hosting small school corner Kevin Fogg...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL DB Fred Smoot arrested on domestic assault charges

Former Washington Redskins second-round pick Fred Smoot, who played nine years in the NFL (seven with Washington), was arrested Sunday morning and charged with domestic assault (via CBS). Police indicated that authorities were called to a residence in Ashburn, Va. at 11 a.m on Sunday morning after a female claimed Smoot grabbed her during an altercation. Smoot, who is currently...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Redskins CB accused of beating up girlfriend over empty condom box

Former Washington Redskins’ corner back Fred Smoot is in trouble with the law. Once again domestic violence accusations are being aimed at a former professional athlete. Smoot’s girlfriend, 31-year-old Valerie Jackson said that she found a used pack of condoms and Viagra pills in Smoot’s truck. She confronted him about it and things escalated from there. the nerve…just...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: The positives and negatives against the 49ers

The Washington Redskins loss 17-13 to the San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium. San Francisco now has a three game winning streak while the Redskins have a two game losing streak.  The Skins as a whole didn’t play well but there are some positive and negative things to take away from this game. Let’s start with the two negatives first Robert Griffin III Through four games...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why is RG3 still starting for the Redskins?

Question:  What do Redskins’ fans do to cheer up about football at this point? Answer:  They watch the movie “Brian’s Song.” Seriously, watching RG3 is a tragedy.  How can anyone with a heart not feel for the guy, for the team, for the coaches and most of all for the fans? So given how poorly he is playing, why is Gruden still starting RG3? Is it to improve RG3 going...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RG3 struggles again, Redskins offense stuck in neutral

To say that Robert Griffin's future with the Washington Redskins is under review would be an understatement.  Last week Redskins head coach Jay Gruden explained to NFL reporter Albert Breer, "He's auditioned long enough. Clock's ticking."He added, "Since the preseason, in the games that he's played, our production from an offensive standpoint has been...
Via Football By Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down, Week 12

Another week, another loss.  It’s the going reality of the Washington Redskins and it’s fan base.  The Redskins fell to the 49ers on the road, 17-13. THUMBS UP RB Alfred Morris:  Again, week in and week out, it gets difficult to award Thumbs Up when the team loses, but then again, losing is so frequent with this football  team that if we didn’t find the positives we...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from the Washington Redskins loss to the 49ers

That ticking clock may have just counted down to zero. After a week of overblown drama and some legitimate internal conflict, the Washington Redskins fell 17-13 to the San Francisco 49ers. There were some exciting moments, and some nice performances by the Washington defense. Ultimately, the game left us with some serious questions about the future of Robert Griffin III. Here are...
Via cover32 - Redskins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Robert Griffin III earns himself at least one more start in loss

If you’re looking for some good news, you might be able to take some solace in the fact that it looks like Robert Griffin III played well enough to earn himself at least one more start. But, then again, that could also very easily be bad news. MVP – Alfred Morris Finally, Jay Gruden leaned on Alfred Morris to lead the offense, who had more rushes than RGIII had pass attempts...
Via cover32 - Redskins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: 49ers 17 Redskins 13

THE SCORE 49rs 17 Redskins 13 THE GAME TURNED WHEN The Skins defense had the Niners on 4th and one from their own 34 yard line after Jay Gruden won his first challenge of the season contesting a bad spot on the ball on third down. The Skins badly needed to make a stop — they almost certainly win the game if they do — and they could not stop Frank Gore from running up the middle...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 reportedly has lost VIP privileges from Redskins

Robert Griffin III is losing his VIP privileges within the Washington Redskins organization, which is an indication that his status as the favored child is dissipating. First-year Redskins head coach Jay Gruden has been critical of RG3 and said during the week that the quarterback has been too coddled. Both ESPN and NFL Network report...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Inactive List for Week 12; Trent Williams & David Amerson Will not Play

Redskins Inactive List for Week 12 The Washington Redskins declared the following players as inactive for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. - QB Kirk Cousins - WR Aldrick Robinson - CB David Amerson - LT Trent Williams - TE Jordan Reed - NT Chris Baker - WR Leonard Hankerson David Amerson is inactive [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday, Daniel Snyder. I finally understand you now.

Today is Daniel Snyder’s 50th birthday. (h/t to Rick Snider for the reminder.) To know the Redskins era of Mr. Snyder’s formative years is to explain a good deal about his idea of building a team. Snyder was in his early teens when he fell in love with George Allen’s Redskins. Allen made one Super Bowl run with the Over The Hill Gang because, you know, they were over the hill...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Three keys to beating the 49ers

The Washington Redskins will look to snap a two game losing streak  this week against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Levi’s Stadium. The Redskins still have a bitter taste of last week’s embarrassment against Tampa Bay in their mouths. After last weeks performance, fans are starting to give up on Robert Griffin. Griffin threw two first quarter interceptions, one of which...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: RG3 has been 'coddled for so long'

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden hasn’t necessarily been afraid to question his players in the media. This didn’t change on Thursday when the head coach spoke with NFL Media’s Albert Breer.  It’s a production-based business. We haven’t won many games lately with him,” Gruden said. “We gotta figure out a way to get in the end zone. We just have to score...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Yorker unveils powerful Redskins Thanksgiving cover

The New Yorker is releasing a Washington Redskins Thanksgiving-themed cover that is visually powerful.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson won't reveal target of cryptic Instagram post

DeSean Jackson threw a metaphorical Molotov cocktail of sorts into a burgeoning controversy catching fire within the Washington Redskins organization Monday when he posted a cryptic quote on social media. The substance of the message was clear. Who it was intended for, however, was not. A photo posted by Desean Jackson (@0ne0fone) on Nov 11,...Read More The post DeSean Jackson won’t...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DC anchor says he’s done being a Redskins fan after 40 years

Brian Mitchell’s amazing rant about the Washington Redskins was one thing. This waving of the white flag by DC Fox 5 anchor Tony Perkins is another. The Washington Redskins are the worst team in football. Period. They don't deserve the undying loyalty that we the fans give them. — Tony Perkins (@TonyPerkinsFOX5) November 16, 2014 We Redskins fans should stop buying tickets...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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