NFL Notes: Cardinals, Chargers, Lions, & Redskins

Cardinals Cardinals are signing RB Zach Mauman. (Ian Rapoport) Chargers Chargers signed QB Brad Sorensen to their practice squad. Lions According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Rugby star Jarryd Hayne visited with the Lions for a second time on Monday and Detroit Lions has expressed an interest in signing him. Redskins HC Jay Gruden mentioned that he hasn’t...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden will return next season as Redskins head coach

    View image |     Earlier on Monday, Jay Gruden denied that he had been assured he would return as the Washington Redskins head coach next season. Contrarily, Dianna Marie Russini of NBC4, reports Gruden was indeed told by general manager Bruce Allen and/or owner Dan Snyder that he will return for a second season. Jay Gruden told Redskins media...
Via KCM Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down (Week 14)

Well, you though it couldn’t get any worse?  I’m telling you right now, you are a Washington Redskins fan.  Don’t ever think that.  It can always get worse and it always does.  You think Jim Zorn era was bad?  See any difference?  I don’t.  Crappy team then, crappy team now. Here is you weekly Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down.  Believe me, writing anything about this team...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UNBELIEVEABLE! Redskins may fire Jay Gruden after one year

Wait. Daniel Snyder has all that money to pay fired coaches, but not enough to hire a frickin’ quarterback coach? Jason Reid from the Washington Paper speculates (repeat: speculates) that Redskins head coach Jay Gruden could be fired if team president Bruce Allen and owner Daniel Snyder force his hand on Robert Griffin III. picked up the story. Mike Shanahan took 13 games...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gruden Could Be ‘One And Done’ as Redskins Head Coach

The circus that was once called the Washington Redskins continues to make headlines. On Thursday a report by Jason Reid of The Washington Post stated that head coach Jay Gruden was “done” with Robert Griffin III following his benching. A few hours later an ESPN report stated that Griffin could start at quarterback before the 2014 season is over. Certainly the two contradicting...
Via KCM Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Bruce Allen should be on an extremely hot seat

Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen should be under fire at the end of this season by Redskins owner Dan Snyder.  Will he be?  Probably not.  He serves as a qualified YES MAN in the front office.  That’s what Snyder wants and expects. Let’s start in 2009.  We all woke up to the gleeful news that Snyder buddy Vinny Cerrato was finally fired.  Subsequently, Snyder ushered...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: RGIII may not return with Redskins in 2015

USA TODAY Sports The Washington Redskins could be ready to move on from quarterback Robert Griffin III in 2015 according to Jason Reid  of the Washington Post.  This comes after Jay Gruden decided to bench Griffin in favor of former Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49errs quarterback Colt McCoy for the teams Week 13 game against the Indianapolis Colts. Reid wrote that Gruden...
Via Down and Distance
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2014 Redskins Report Card Is Not Great

Here with a guest post for correctly predicting Redskins-Buccaneers is Mr. Irrelevant reader Z from Chestertown, Md. RGIII It’s clear to most of the football world outside of the hopelessly optimistic and denial-ridden rooters that RGIII is not a very good quarterback. As many predicted, the read option was not sustainable both for the physical toll it would take on an undersized...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
25 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison on RGIII: ‘I think you have to get rid of him’

Chants could be heard from fans packing FedEx Field, “We want Colt,” during the Washington Redskins 27-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Quarterback Robert Griffin III threw two costly interceptions, including a pick six to Johnthan Banks. He was sacked six times, stamping another dismal performance by Griffin and the Redskins. Griffin’s record as a starter since his 2012...
Via KCM Sports
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Decision to start RG3 reportedly came from owner, GM

The decision to start Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings came from Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder and GM Bruce Allen, according to a report. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that many members of the team believe Snyder and Allen made the call to have RG3 start over Colt McCoy, who led the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Decision to start Robert Griffin III came from top

Several members of the Washington Redskins said that the decision to start Robert Griffin III as quarterback against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday came from Redskins owner Dan Snyder and general manager Bruce Allen, according to ESPN.    
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen Appears on CSN’s “Table Manners” Show (FULL VIDEO)

  Bruce Allen Appears on CSN’s “Table Manners” Show Washington Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen appeared on “The Sports Junkies” show, “Table Manners” on CSN Washington on Wednesday night. “Table Manners” is a sit-down style interview show which stretches the realms of sports and entertainment television. Allen spoke on a variety of topics including quarterback Robert [...]
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pats Bollix It Up Again

"But that didn't make up for the fact that the Pats bollixed up that first pick like amateurs." – Boston Herald, 04/25/05 (on Mankins pick) — Bruce Allen (@bruceallen) August 27, 2014 It continually amazes me how much Bill Belichick and the Patriots get mocked and criticized by the media and fans, yet continue to win around 80% of their games. Criticized for the Mankins pick...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Press Conferences – Bruce Allen & Jay Gruden 8-12-2014

Redskins Press Conferences – Bruce Allen & Jay Gruden 8-12-2014 The Washington Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen and Head Coach Jay Gruden spoke with the media on Tuesday. Here is a twitter recap from both press conferences: Gruden: “Jordan Reed’s doing much better. We expect him go be full-go Thursday.” Moss, Kerrigan, Lichtensteiger with veterans’ [...]
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins have failed Robert Griffin III

Yesterday Bruce Allen, the Redskins general manager, came out and confirmed what everyone else already knew: that Robert Griffin III was nowhere ready to play last season. More importantly, he confirmed that he and the rest of the Redskins organization could have cared less. “What you saw last year was almost a little disrespectful to the game of football,” Allen said, via the...
Via cover32 - Redskins
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Training Camp Report, Day 5: RGHindsight, RGGazelle, everybody loves puppies

File this under “Hindsight is 20-20.” Redskins’ president and GM Bruce Allen says rushing Robert Griffin back as a starter in 2013 was not only bad for the player and the team, but was disrespectful to the whole sport. There are far too many places to go with this one and already too many words spent on the topic. Nobody would disagree…now. Back then, Allen was not president...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins GM admits Robert Griffin III shouldn’t have played Week 1 in 2013

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Monday on ESPN950 radio that quarterback Robert Griffin III  should not have opened the season as the starter a year ago. Allen said Griffin, who was coming off knee surgery to repair multiple ligaments, did not have enough practice time to get ready for an NFL season.  Griffin was cleared to practice, but then-coach Mike...
Via Sports-Glory
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen on how the Redskins handled RGIII last year: ‘little disrespectful to the game of football’

Washington Redskins’ president and general manager Bruce Allen spoke with ESPN950 in Richmond’s Al Gordon on Monday. Allen talked in detail about several subjects, including his take on Robert Griffin III and the quarterback’s ability to recover mentally from his torn ACL and disastrous 2013 season. “What you saw last year was almost a little disrespectful to the game of...
Via KCM Sports
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins GM Bruce Allen not named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Redskins
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors, Renegades Among Potential New Names For Redskins (Photos)

The Washington Redskins have been under fire about their team name for some time now, as many are imploring the organization to make a change. Team general manager Bruce Allen wrote a letter to Senator Harry Reid defending the team’s name recently, claiming that “an overwhelming majority of Native Americans do not find the name offensive.” The Redskins also used rapper Wale...
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Bruce Allen on Trademark Cancellation: We’ll Be Fine

The US Patent and Trademark office laid the smack down when they cancelled the Redskins trademark registration, calling the term “disparaging to Native Americans.” And although many thought the landmark ruling may be the beginning of the end of the Redskins’ fight to keep the name, team President Bruce Allen seemed unbothered by the decision. Bruce Allen when asked whether...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Senator sends Redskins a nasty letter rejecting an offer to attend a game

Today Senator Harry Reid of Nevada sent this letter to the Redskins rejecting an invite to one of their games. Mr. Bruce Allen President Washington Redskins 21300 Redskin Park Drive Ashburn, VA 20147 Dear Mr. Allen: I received your letter and invitation to attend a Washington, D.C. football team event. During my time in the […] The post Senator sends Redskins a nasty letter rejecting...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Hilariously Declare Victory in Redskins Social Media Campaign to Defend ‘Redskins’

The Washington Redskins are slowly but surely losing the battle to retain their controversial namesake and they seemed determined to speed up that process with media campaigns that are almost as out of touch as the term “Redskins”. Last month, Redskins president Bruce Allen sent a letter to Senator Harry Reid after Reid called for the team to change its name. The team’s brain...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins exec Allen defends #RedskinsPride hashtag debacle

It seems that the front office of the Washington Redskins will never get it. After being called out by Sen. Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) for not changing the team’s name, the Redskins launched #RedskinsPride hashtag on Twitter which backfired tremendously. So instead of letting everything calm down, team president Bruce Allen felt like he had to make a statement. For some strange reason...
Via No Guts, No Glory
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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