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Welcome to the Redskins’ coaching staff, Joe Barry. You are comfortable.

Why sign Wade Phillips to the Redskins coaching staff when you can sign younger man like him? Hog Heaven has such low confidence in the Redskins’ front office, that we greet every decision with a high skepticism. In the Snyder era, skepticism is a healthy defensive response. Only the strong can be a Redskins fan. We blistered the team last week when news hit that Barry was the...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Group Allied with NFL calls for Redskins to change their name

The Fritz Pollard Alliance, a civil rights group closely associated with the NFL, is calling upon the Washington Redskins to change their name. The Alliance, which was critical in persuading the NFL to modify its hiring practices to give ethnic minorities more of an opportunity to win coveted coaching and front office jobs, has finally gone public with their demand after failing...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins Hire Bill Callahan as Offensive Line Coach

    View image | gettyimages.com     While the Redskins continue to contemplate on who will be their defensive coordinator, the team is reportedly moving quickly to land former Dallas Cowboys offensive line coach Bill Callahan for the same role, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. Skins will be making a play for Bill Callahan. Their OL coach, Chris Foerster...
Via KCM Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to hire Joe Barry as Defensive Coordinator

Reports are swirling that the Washington Redskins plan to hire Joe Barry — currently the linebackers coach of the San Diego Chargers — to be their new defensive coordinator. The #Redskins plan on hiring #Chargers LB coach Joe Barry as their defensive coordinator, sources say. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 14, 2015 If true, Barry would replace Jim Haslett, who was fired...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
17 days ago  |  Discuss

New Redskins GM says NFL Draft “is the lifeline”

Scot McCloughan, the 43-year-old former executive with the Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks, met the Washington, D.C. press corps today at his  noon introductory press conference. McCloughan signed a four-year deal to become the general manager of the Washington Redskins yesterday. “I’m very excited to be here,” said McCloughan. I feel lucky to be...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins hire Scot McCloughan as new general manager

  The Washington Redskins have hired Scot McCloughan as general manager. The Redskins made the deal official Thursday after two days of talks that will result in a major shift in how the team puts together its roster. McCloughan is a former executive with the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. He will have authority over the draft and free agency, giving the club a highly...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Notes: McCloughan thoughts and coaching staff notes

Things seem to be swirling quickly in Ashburn at Redskins Park.  The big news, perhaps the biggest news for the franchise during the Dan Snyder ownership era, was the announcement of a four-year deal with new GM Scot McCloughan. My thoughts … I have seen various comments on Twitter, on Facebook, and elsewhere.  The comments range from super-optimistic to quite pessimistic. ...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins complete the hire of new GM Scot McCloughan

The Washington Redskins have completed the hiring of new General Manager Scot McCloughan.  The front office shakeup may indicate an epic change in the way the Washington Redskins franchise operates, something Redskins Nation has been clamoring and hoping for more than a decade. According to multiple sources, as part of the front office shake up, McCloughan will be given full control...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins hit a home run with Scot McCloughan

Earlier this week, I wrote that Bruce Allen needed to get his priorities straight and hand over his general manager position to someone more capable. Today, Redskins Nation should be more than happy with Allen’s decision. Yesterday, the Redskins hired Scot McCloughan as the team’s new general manager, while Allen will maintain his position as team president. Here’s what you...
Via cover32 - Redskins
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Appear to Be Getting Big Picture with Hiring of Scot McCloughan

    View image | gettyimages.com     Apparently the Washington Redskins get the big picture and recognize a rebuild is in order. After finishing in last place in the NFC East for the fifth time in the last six seasons, a reshape is needed in Washington. That’s why a week ago yours truly penned five actions that needed to be made to revamp the team. The Redskins...
Via KCM Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins to hire Scot McCloughan to be new General Manager

The Washington Redskins are expected to hire former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers front office executive Scot McCloughan to be their new general manager, replacing Bruce Allen as the top team official in charge of personnel matters. Kevin Sheehan reported McCloughan met with Redskins owner Dan Snyder for six hours today to discuss the front office job in Ashburn. I just...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins big shake up; Bruce Allen promoted, Scott McCloughan in

A week after a disastrous press conference from then Washington Redskins GM Bruce Allen, the team is making a change. It will be a 4-year deal for Scot McCloughan and the #Redskins, I’m told. Goes without saying, it’s a huge hire from a personnel standpoint. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 6, 2015 So Allen’s out then, right? Not so fast. Scot McCloughan & the...
Via cover32 - Redskins
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins reach out to Scot McCloughan for front office position

Washington Redskins’ President and GM Bruce Allen had a pretty poor performance in his season ending press conference.  Although he made no indication of what , if any, changes would be made to his role within the franchise front office structure, he did indicate that both the coaching staff and front office would undergo changes.  Once such change has been reports that the Redskins...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Top 10 DC Pro Sports Stories of 2014: 2. The Redskins Are Still & Always Terrible

Former Washington Redskins head coach and overall honcho Mike Shanahan was fired in late December 2013, so we’ll skip ahead to the hiring of former Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden as head coach on January 9, 2014. If I may quote from a story I wrote back on January 9: The Washington Redskins and GM Bruce Allen introduced new head coach, the 29th head coach in...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to Offer A.J. Smith Larger Front Office Role

    View image | gettyimages.com     Phase two of the Washington Redskins rebuild is reportedly set to take place. According to an ESPN report, the Redskins are looking to boost A.J. Smith’s role within the organization. Smith had spent the past two seasons as a senior executive for the Redskins.   While Bruce Allen is expected to remain the president...
Via KCM Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Which NFL referees are working wild card weekend?

In case you were wondering, here are the NFL referees that will be working this weekend’s games. Ed Hochuli: Arizona at Carolina Hochuli is Saturday’s early game referee , and he led the NFL with a home team winning percentage of .800 in the regular season. Tucson’s practicing lawyer has refereed six contests with the home state team, and they have a 4-2 record. The Cardinals...
Via cover32
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen needs to get his priorities straight

Wins have been hard to come by in Washington and so have answers. Bruce Allen, the man behind the Redskins’ nightmarish mask, has remained in the dark all season. He’s barely said two words, making an explanation for his less-than-desirable results hard to come by. This week, after avoiding the hard questions for months, Allen finally gave the media their chance, and they came...
Via cover32
29 days ago  |  Discuss

So, Lavar Arrington was a trifle annoyed

So, former Washington Redskins linebacker [and #2 overall pick in the NFL Draft in 2000] Lavar Arrington is not a fan of the franchise he once played for and he makes no bones about it. From time to time, this leads to confrontations with Skins fans. Yesterday was one of those times, as Arrington joined most observers by mocking the Bruce Allen press conference on Twitter. Some...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen Says Redskins Are ‘Winning off the field’

    View image | gettyimages.com     Redskins president and general manager Bruce Allen should be on thin ice, but by the looks of things he is about the safest guy in the Redskins organization. During his press conference Wednesday morning, Allen provided no hope of him or the team changes their misfortunes. When asked about his own performance and why he has...
Via KCM Sports
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins GM Allen promises 'full evaluation' of franchise

ASHBURN, Va. -- Full of promises and platitudes but short on specifics, Washington Redskins president and general manager Bruce Allen said Wednesday he would oversee a ''full evaluation'' of how the team operates after its sixth last-place finish in seven seasons. ''There are going to be changes in the way we do business,'' Allen said at his first news conference since August. '...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins GM Bruce Allen: Team Is ‘Winning Off The Field’ (Video)

Bruce Allen might not know what “winning” means. The Washington Redskins president and general manager held his season-ending press conference on Wednesday, and delivered one of the best/worst quotes of the year — just in time, too. After finishing a disappointing 4-12 on the year, Allen had some odd optimism about the future of the team. “We’re winning off the field,...
Via NESN.com
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins GM Bruce Allen Makes Late Push For Quote Of The Year

Redskins GM Bruce Allen made a strong late push for quote of the year, saying that the team is, "winning off the field."
Via Gamedayr
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington GM Bruce Allen States That Team Is Winning Where It Counts – Off The Field

Washington Redskins general manager/president Bruce Allen held his annual end-of-the-season press conference and he used the opportunity to let everyone know that everything is coming up Washington. The man in charge of compiling a roster which went 4-12 this past season doesn’t want anyone to worry because Washington is winning everywhere but on the football Article found on:...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins GM: Team is winning off the field

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen has retained his job after a disastrous four-win 2014 campaign. He owes owner Daniel Snyder some gratitude for that. Though, if you were to ask Allen, he’d tell you that the Redskins have shown improvement recently.  We’re winning off the field, but we’ve got to start winning on the field. I am pretty sure that comment...
Via Sportsnaut
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen faced a howling mob and gave Redskins fans nothing to believe in

Redskins’ president and GM Bruce Allen was in a tough spot today. DC sportswriters gave a convincing performance of the mob storming Frankenstein’s castle. They demanded blood. They demanded answers Allen could not give. Allen said he was evaluating everything the team does as part of the turn-around. It is bad business to preannounce personnel moves to the press before informing...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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