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Washington Post editorials to stop using ‘Redskins’

The Washington Post editorial board has decided to refrain from using the “Redskins” when referring to the Washington NFL team. This comes amid growing calls for Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder to change the team’s name. The D.C.-based newspaper published a statement on it’s website. “THIS PAGE has for many years urged the local football team to change its name. The term...
Via KCM Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Rypien will enter the Redskins ring of fame

The Washington Redskins have announced that former quarterback Mark Rypien will enter their ring of fame. BREAKING: Legendary #Redskins QB @MarkRypien to be inducted into the team's Ring Of Fame: — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 22, 2014 Rypien spent eight seasons in Washington from 1986 to 1993, appearing in 77 games...
Via Pro Football Zone
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars fan bought $20K in Redskins tickets (Photo)

The only reason I can think of is that Jags fans want to take over FedEx Field.  What a waste of money. The moments where I'm humbled by what our vision has become are happening more frequently lately. $20k worth of tix — Admiral Cap (@BoldCityCap) August 22, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: '...
Via Pro Football Zone
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Two former Redskins will join CBS Sports Network’s “That Other Pregame Show”

Former Redskins London Fletcher and Fred Smoot are set to join CBS’s Sunday coverage of the NFL, as studio analysts for CBS Sports Network’s “That Other Pregame Show (TOPS).” CBS announced the hiring of Fletcher – a sixteen year veteran and four-time Pro Bowler who retired following the 2013 season — and Smoot — who last played for the […] The post Two former...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bad habits die hard: RG3 looks to correct sliding woes

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden didn't like what he was seeing out of QB Robert Griffin's sliding, or the lack thereof, in Monday's preseason matchup with the Cleveland Browns. It's simple - learn how to slide or you're going to get injured again... only a matter of time. "It's something we have to continue to talk to him about -- how important...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gruden officially names Keenan Robinson starting Mike linebacker

When the Washington Redskins drafted linebacker Keenan Robinson in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft they did so with the intention of him being the potential successor to the aging London Fletcher at Mike linebacker. But, a torn pectoral muscle in both 2012 and 2013 derailed his development. So when Fletcher retired following the 2013 season, there was growing concern over...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Gibbs: It’s going to be a big year for the Redskins

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Joe Gibbs: It’s going to be a big year for the Redskins appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
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Redskins Cut P Blake Clingan

  Tom Schad of the Washington Times, citing a source, reports that the Washington Redskins have cut P Blake Clingan. Clingan, 25, was an undrafted free agent out of UCF. He signed a one-year contract with the Lions last year, but was released at the start of the season after failing to beat out P Sam Martin for the job. It looks as though veteran P Robert Malone – who spent the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Referee avoided doing Redskins games because of team name

The Washington Redskins team name debate may have emerged as a hot topic over the last year, but there are plenty of people who have had a problem with the racist undertones associated with the nickname for years. Former NFL referee Mike Carey is one of them. Carey, who recently retired after 19 seasons as […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The best new pick for the Redskins in 2014 – hands down

Through the preseason games, a pick has emerged as the best pick of the year for Redskins – Jay Gruden. From a management point of view, Gruden is a walking business school lesson. Some of his brilliant managerial moves: He has lowered expectations for RG3 for both RG3 and the fans that are sensible and listen. He hired Doug Williams to help build up RG3 and has earned RG3′s...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka's misguided remarks about Redskins name change

Mike Ditka isn’t one to be shy about his opinions, here is what he thinks of the Redskins name controversy via The Sporting News. “This is so stupid it’s appalling,” Ditka, now an ESPN analyst, told the website, “and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo: Johnny Manziel’s middle finger was ‘hilarious’

The Washington Redskins wanted to get a reaction out of Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel, and they got what they wanted. The Redskins shouted at the former Texas A&M quarterback from the sidelines and reminded him that he was just a rookie and not a college stud. Then Manziel flipped them off, a gesture caught on camera, after a third quarter incompletion during Monday...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo Sacks Johnny Manziel, Taunts Him With Money Sign (GIF)

Johnny Manziel won’t be the only one flashing his famous “money sign” this NFL season, we also will see it from defensive players who sack him. Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo sacked the Browns quarterback during Monday night’s preseason game in Washington, and then taunted Manziel with the money celebration. Ryan Kerrigan sacks Manziel and Orakpo celebrates with the "...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III reportedly alienating Redskins teammates

Robert Griffin III may never be completely loved in the Washington Redskins locker room, and thats okay as long as he leads the franchise to victories. Bleacher Report is reporting that RG3 is still rubbing some of his teammates the wrong way. According to the report Griffin III is still disliked in the locker room by several prominent Redskins teammates. His inability to learn...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

4 teams interested in Redskins’ Kirk Cousins

The Washington Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins has been a hot topic lately. Especially as he turns heads during the 2014 NFL preseason. There are a number of teams who could be interested in Kirk Cousins, but here are the four most-likely landing spots. Buffalo Bills: Although, the Bills have recently drafted EJ Manuel he has yet to prove that he is worth a long term investment...
Via The Penalty Flag
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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