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REDSKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Redskins Sign OLB Ryan Kerrigan To A Five-Year, $57.5M Extension

The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday that they’ve signed OLB Ryan Kerrigan to a multi-year contract extension. Ian Rapoport reports that Kerrigan receives a five-year extension that will pay him an average of $11.5 million per year. Rapoport adds that the agreement includes a $16 million signing bonus. This contract leaves Kerrigan as the highest paid ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

RG3 reportedly showing improvement during offseason

Robert Griffin III is one of the quarterbacks that will be playing for his job during the 2015 season. The Washington Redskins selected him with the number two overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he could be the franchise quarterback that they had been looking for. Unfortunately after his rookie year when he took them to the playoffs, Griffin has been nagged...
Via This Given Sunday
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Training Camp: Top Roster Battles

Top Roster Battles The Washington Redskins will open training camp in Richmond this Thursday, July 30. It will be the first time the team has seen action on the field since mini-camp practices weeks ago. It’s the first chance for everyone to see just how improved this Redskins team is over its 2014 counterpart. New Redskins […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

DANIEL SNYDER WANTS YOUR REDSKINS BLOOD.

Sign up now for 8/15 Redskins Blood Drive. All presenting donors receive preseason game tix! http://t.co/GwKsCgupFe pic.twitter.com/QXYbGeDxk3 — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) July 28, 2015 Give blood August 15, get prizes. The post DANIEL SNYDER WANTS YOUR REDSKINS BLOOD. appeared first on Redskins Hog Heaven.
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Position Preview: Outside Linebacker

Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover outside linebacker. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // Nose Tackle // Defensive End // Inside Linebacker // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Jackson Jeffcoat, Ryan...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Best moves by Redskins’ general manager Scot McCloughan in 2015

Washington Redskins’ General Manager Scot McCloughan will man the franchise for his first time in 2015, and he’s under a lot of pressure to turn around a team on the verge of disaster. However, McCloughan made some brilliant moves and decisions in the offseason that should keep Redskins fans on their feet for 2015. Here are the three best moves he’s made so far: You may also...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden lands at No. 2 for coach under the most pressure

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden's first year as head coach revolved around public criticisms of Robert Griffin III and shuffling his signal callers around like a bad hand at a poker table. Going into his second season, Gruden needs to forget about Griffin and focus on his own growth as a coach or he won't see year three. Gruden isn't General manager Scot McCloughan's choice...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins QB Colt McCoy: I'm starter material

Although he knows full well it would take a great effort to replace starter Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins backup quarterback Colt McCoy believes he has what it takes to be a starter in the NFL, per The Washington Post. McCoy, who started one game last season, decided to stay in Washington due to his comfort with the coaching staff; he signed a one-year deal for 2015...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins DT Terrance Knighton on RGIII: He's ready to prove everyone wrong

Not everyone is buying the words of an anonymous NFL insider who claimed that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is "done" in the NFL. Griffin's newest teammate Terrance Knighton believes that Griffin's recent shortcomings can be easily addressed.“He has all the tools to be a great quarterback,” Knighton said on NFL Network's "Total Access" program, via the Washington...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Barry Cofield, Browns, Dolphins, Rams, & Titans

Barry Cofield Free agent DT Barry Cofield, who is recovering from groin and abdomen surgeries, will be ready to go in four to six weeks. (Ian Rapoport) Browns Head coach Mike Pettine said that QB Josh McCown is likely the opening day starter, but he would not guarantee it. (Mary Kay Cabot) Pettine also discussed Terrelle ... The post NFL Notes: Barry Cofield, Browns,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Position Preview: Nose Tackle

Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover the nose tackle. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Chris Baker, Kedric Golston, Terrance Knighton, Jerrell Powe, Robert Thomas...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy aims to prove he can be a starter again

Colt McCoy may be listed on the Washington Redskins depth chart as their backup quarterback behind RGIII, but he feels he is capable of starting according to his latest comments. Following a 2014 campaign where he completed 71% of his passes for 1,057 yards, four touchdown passes and three picks in limited game action (5 games, 4 starts), Colt McCoy decided to return to D.C. despite...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Jay Gruden may lose job if he can’t fix Robert Griffin III

For a guy who has only been at the helm for one season, Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is under a whole lot of pressure. That’s partly just the nature of the beast when you’re in a leadership position for one of the wealthiest and most visible sports franchises in the world. It’s that much worse for Gruden because the Redskins may also be the most dysfunctional...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley on Returning to NFL: ‘I Know That I Can Help Somebody’

View image | gettyimages.com Chris Cooley is not backing off of his desire to return to the NFL. While appearing on NFLXM radio on Sunday, Cooley stressed that desire by stating “I know that I can help somebody.” A week after making headlines when he told the Washington Post he vying for a comeback after not playing the past two seasons, Cooley stated he understands that...
Via KCM Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Position battles heading into training camp

The arrival of training camp means only one thing: football is back. While some teams had their rookies report last week, the Washington Redskins welcome back their players to Richmond, Virginia this Wednesday, July 29th. Training camp is where the coaches find out every players role and who earned the right to make the 53-man roster. Competition makes everyone better and every player...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

I don’t want Robert Griffin III to be like Peyton. Redskins shouldn’t either

So, the latest story to rile Redskins fans is that Robert Griffin III is “done” because he compares himself to Peyton. According to this story on BusinessInsider.com that cited ESPN Insiders QB ranking: “To get better in this league, you have to have a degree of humility. Griffin sees himself like Peyton, in that light. When he looks in the mirror, he is seeing things that...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
5 days ago  |  Discuss

So you want to work for the Washington Redskins? Here’s your chance.

The Washington Redskins are seeking a qualified individual to join the Redskins Ticket Office as an Intern this fall. The right individual will be able to work as part of a team or individually. Job Functions: Provide assistance in all areas of Ticket Operations Job Description: Assist with the ticket mailing(s) and preparation. Account Managment Database Management Interact...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants fan explains why he purchased ‘TheWashingtonRedskins.com’

New York Giants fan Todd Remmel pulled an end-around on one of his favorite team’s NFC East rivals when he purchased the domain name “TheWashingtonRedskins.com,” as whenever that URL is plugged into a browser, users are redirected to the official site of the Giants. It’s a pretty clever, albeit amusingly benign, dig at the Washington...Read More The post Giants fan explains...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 2015 NFL Rookie To Watch

The Redskins rookie to watch in 2015 is their first round choice G/T Brandon Scherff.  He fills such a massive need that he will definitely impact the team the most this season.  Scherff is a phsyical and nasty blocker who is extremely aggressive in the run game.  He brings some much needed tenacity and toughness to this offensive line.  It’ll be interesting to see if he...
Via DraftSeason
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley reportedly in talks with Arizona Cardinals

Former Washington tight end Chris Cooley is coming out of retirement this summer, and the Arizona Cardinals are reportedly interested in signing him. ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke this story on Wednesday, citing a league source. Cardinals have spoken with former Redskins TE Chris Cooley and have expressed interest in signing him, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton Reveals Nickname of Washington Redskins Defensive Line

When a truly great group of position players exist they deserve to have a nickname. For example, back in the day the Washington Redskins had one of the best offensive lines the league has ever known. Those big boys were loving known as the Hogs. Years later it appears that the Redskins may have another group of really good lineman--on the defensive side of the ball.Whether they will...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Unnamed NFL Coach on Robert Griffin III: “He’s Done”

The Washington Redskins are surely hoping Robert Griffin III is able to rebound from two disastrous campaigns and return to 2012 form this upcoming season. Instead of adding more competition for the starting job, the brass in Washington decided it made sense to give RGIII an opportunity to prove himself. This was magnified by the team picking up his $16.1 million option for the...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Chris Cooley back as a Redskin?

Chris Cooley is statistically the best tight end to ever put on a Washington Redskins uniform. Cooley played nine seasons in Washington and was selected to the Pro Bowl twice. In the nine years he was with the Redskins, Cooley managed to pass Jerry Smith as the franchise’s all-time career receptions leader for a tight end. He also leads the franchise in receptions in a single...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 ready to turn career around with Redskins in 2015

The Washington Redskins selected quarterback Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he could be a long-time franchise quarterback for them. He looked like that type of player during his rookie season, but since then has struggled with injuries and inconsistency. Last season was an absolute nightmare for Griffin, and he could...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Theismann compares Redskins name change to Caitlyn Jenner

Most figures in the sports world have been very careful to say all the right things about Caitlyn Jenner in the last few weeks. Every once in a while, though, somebody goes and puts their foot in their big ol’ mouth. Joe Theismann was that somebody Thursday. In a visit to the set of the FOX News program “Outnumbered,” the former Washington Redskins quarterback was asked...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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