Redskins officials still eyeing impact players in the market

Al Bello/Getty Images There is something about the off-season in the D.C. area that has a tendency to fuel hope for the Washington Redskins’ football operations. Which is about all that the Redskins have right about now. Word on Capitol Hill has it that there has been a shift – of sorts – in the perspective of the presiding expert panel concerning the immediate fate of Washington’s...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins VP Bruce Allen says it was a no brainer to pick up option for Robert Griffin III

There were a lot of mixed feelings among Washington Redskins fans when the team announced that they were picking up Robert Griffin III $16 million option for 2016. Griffin, who has been dealing with injuries since he arrived in Washington has already been announced as the starting quarterback for the 2015 season. While some fans are still questioning that the decision, one person...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins president firmly in RG3's corner

It's quite simple. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's fifth-year option was picked up because the team brass believes in him. Redskins president Bruce Allen said as much at the team’s inaugural charity golf classic on Monday. “We think Robert is a starting quarterback,” Allen said before the team’s inaugural charity golf classic, per Michael Phillips...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Call Robert Griffin III’s Fifth-Year Option a “No-Brainer”

The Washington Redskins recently picked up quarterback Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year option which will pay him $16.15 million for the 2016 season. If there was any controversy over the decision earlier in this spring, team president Bruce Allen dismissed that notion on Monday. “We think Robert is a starting quarterback: We’ve seen him win; we’ve seen him win big games,”...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Redskins want to sign Hog Heaven to a contract

“Your wait is nearly over,” says the Washington Redskins in an email inviting me to take a survey to find the perfect seats for me. Hog Heaven dropped the family season tickets after 48 years when we got the feeling we were funding management incompetence that made the team impervious to improvement at the top. Five years later, it’s as if the team is saying all is forgiven...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Dan Snyder, Bruce Allen get D.C radio show canceled?

If you’re Dan Snyder, it’s good to be the boss. If you’re Jason Reid or Chuck Sapienza, maybe not so much. And if you’re Bruce Allen, it’s nice to have the boss on your side. Reid, a former Washington Post sports columnist, was set to debut his new radio show on D.C.’s ESPN 980 Monday morning (March 16). Called “The Man Cave,” Reid and co-host Chris Paul were gearing...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins Hire Bill Callahan as Offensive Line Coach

    View image |     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...
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January 15, 2015  |  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...
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January 07, 2015  |  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...
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January 07, 2015  |  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...
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January 06, 2015  |  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...
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January 06, 2015  |  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...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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

    View image |     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...
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January 02, 2015  |  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...
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January 02, 2015  |  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...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen Says Redskins Are ‘Winning off the field’

    View image |     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...
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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. '...
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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,...
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."
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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...
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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...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen’s press conference was a disturbing mess

In a press conference this morning at Redskins Park that lasted about 46 minutes, Washington general manager Bruce Allen sparred with reporters, trying to keep his voice light and his manner calm and repeatedly dodging the tough questions aimed at him by a media corps skeptical of the team’s ability to improve and frustrated by the lack of access to team officials. The performance...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett out as Redskins defensive coordinator

Just minutes before Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen holds an end of the year press conference, the team announced it has “mutually” parted ways with Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett. The coach leaves Washington after five years with the team. Haslett released the statement: “Jay and I mutually agreed it’s time for the Redskins to have a new Defensive Coordinator...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

5 questions for Redskins Pres. & GM Bruce Allen

“You know how this works. You ask the questions and I don’t answer them.” ~ Mike Shanahan at his first press conference as Redskins head coach. Bruce Allen’s press conference Wednesday morning is news in itself. Neither he nor team owner Daniel Snyder are accessible to us, especially when the team is in its annual swoon. Jerry Jones never hides. Just sayin’. Expect the...
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December 30, 2014  |  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...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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