3 reasons why Jay Gruden will be more successful than Mike Shanahan

No. 1: Gruden is not Mike Shanahan Well yeah, there’s nowhere else to go but up. There is much more to it, though. In announcing Shanahan’s departure, GM Bruce Allen made a vague reference to the need for a coach attuned to the new practice rules baked into the current CBA. It was a backhand slap as Shanny for whatever the front office saw lacking in his approach to the off-...
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Friday Notes – Is Minihane Too Good For His Comments?

With another week almost in the books, many Boston sports fans look forward to getting the Patriots on the practice field next week. It seems that all that radio hosts want to talk about it whether he will be here beyond this season, but has it really hit Patriots fans that Darrelle Revis will be playing for the Patriots this season? Darrelle Revis. Kirk Minihane is not being punished...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
6 days ago  |  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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3: There aren’t any “ulterior motives” in the Redskins front office this year

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III told FOX Sports that he’s happy that there won’t be any “ulterior motives” within Washington’s front office this season. “What I think is going to help us most this year is that everybody in that building is going to be for us being successful and for us winning,” Griffin said. “There are no ulterior motives. That will be great...
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21 days ago  |  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...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Until name change, Senator Reid won't attend Redskins game

The Washington Redskins will lure in hundreds of thousands of fans this season for home games. But United States Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) won't be among them. Well, at least not until the Redskins change their nickname.Here is the letter Reid sent to Washington team executive Bruce Allen after the latter defended the team name in an original letter addresses to Reid back in...
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June 17, 2014  |  2 Comments

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...
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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...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Washington Redskins FS reinstated; a rival coach is rumored to be fired soon

Washington Redskins FS Tanard Jackson gets reinstated by the NFL, heres how he will be an impact on defense. Washington Redskins Top 5 offensive impact players for 2014. Rival coach of Washington Redskins is likely to be fired next season. Bruce Allen is giving Redskin fans deja-vu. Check out a recap of what your favorite Redskins players have been tweeting about. Bruce Allen offers...
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May 31, 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...
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

How the @Redskins Tweet Could Be Much Worse

Leave it to THE Washington Football Team to continue to trip over their own PR team and make themselves look foolish in the process. Yesterday, the teams’s account repeatedly shared players’ Tweets supporting club president Bruce Allen’s letter drafted in response to Senator Harry Reid’s calls last week to change the Redskins name because of its racist overtones. Smart. Shows...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Redskins and the team’s president Bruce Allen want you...

The Redskins and the team’s president Bruce Allen want you to tell Harry Reid and United States Senators that Allen and the organization is not, in fact, bigoted. Coincidentally, in an unsolicited email today, the organization is asking that you flood Senator Reid’s email and social outlets so that a poor intern has something to do besides get drunk at My Brother’s Place or...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins GM Bruce Allen gives fans deja-vu

“Forget the past – the future will give you plenty to worry about.” – George Allen They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, but if the tree is Hall of Fame coach George Allen the apple’s journey might be nothing less than perpetual motion. With the look of a U.S. President and all the guile of a stark-raving-madman, George Allen carved out an NFL legacy that...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

OTA’s Underway At Redskins Park

Over the next month, the ‘Skins will hold organized team activities (OTA’s) at Redskins Park. Its an opportunity for Redskins management to evaluate a new coaching staff, many new players acquired through free agency and a plethora of rookies. OTA’s are a step up from off-season workouts, but are still without live contact. Following the ten “voluntary” practice sessions...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins GM Bruce Allen offers to powwow with Harry Reid

“I hope you will attend one of our home games, where you would witness first-hand that the Washington Redskins are a positive, unifying force for our community in a city and region that is divided on so many levels.” - Bruce Allen, letter to Senator Harry Reid, May 23, 2014 Responding to a letter signed by 49 United States Senators (Senator Bill Nelson of Florida sent a separate...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington replies to Senators calling for a name change

The Washington team of the National Football League is under public pressure to change the nickname it has used in two cities for 81 years. Last week, half of the United States Senate wrote a letter in an effort to see Daniel Snyder change the team’s nickname. Friday saw a reply from the team to the Senators who sent the letter. Washington general manager Bruce Allen. Bruce Allen...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins announce GM Bruce Allen named team president

The Washington Redskins announced on Monday that General Manager Bruce Allen has become the team’s new president, according to tweets from the team. Team owner Dan Snyder said he thinks “the world” of Allen and that both titles are appropriate, in a statement tweeted by the team on Monday afternoon. Prior to joining the Redskins, Allen had previously served as general manager...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins name Bruce Allen President and GM

The Washington Redskins have officially named Bruce Allen their President and General Manager. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Redskins name Bruce Allen...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins have named Bruce Allen President and GM

Dan Snyder has given Bruce Allen quite the power in Washington, and he has put full trust in Allen since hiring him. Well today he gave him more power. @NBCdianna: The Washington Redskins announced today that they have named Bruce Allen as President and General Manager. @NBCdianna: Per Press Release: “I think the world of […] The post Washington Redskins have named Bruce Allen...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins To U.S. Senate: Team Name Is ‘Respectful’ To Native Americans

WASHINGTON — Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Saturday that the football team’s nickname is “respectful” toward Native Americans. On Thursday, half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to change the club’s name, saying it is a racist slur and it is time to replace it. The franchise responded...
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins management is standing by their name, saying it’s respectful

The Washington Redskins have been receiving pressure day in and day out regarding the name Redskins.  Today Bruce Allen the Redskins General Manager sent a message to the Senate leader Harry Reid saying they feel the team name is still “respectful” to the Natives.  “Our use of ‘Redskins’ as the name of our football team […] The post Washington Redskins management is...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Senate Name Redskins On Notice

The Redskins name change (or not) is an issue that is never going to go away. I see both sides of the argument, but feel it will keep coming until something is done. Short of changing it, I’m not sure there is another resolution to put it to rest. That is not saying I think they should change it. Since the season ended, nothing except perhaps the DeSean Jackson signing, has received...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Buce Allen fires back at Senator Harry Reid

Redskins general manager Bruce Allen sent a letter to Senator Harry Reid who’s been working on forcing Washington D.C.’s pro football team to change their name. #Redskins President Bruce Allen sets the record straight in response to Senator Harry Reid’s letter: — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) May 23, 2014 Below is a portion of Allen’s letter to...
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May 24, 2014  |  3 Comments
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