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Redskins wideout DeSean Jackson went to Cavs game after ditching practice

Fortunately for Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson he’s really, really fast, otherwise no NFL team would put up with his nonsense… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: From 1-32 based on chances of making the Hall of Fame Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s second-tier tight ends Yesterday we reported that Jackson no-showed for the first day of OTAs, then later in the evening...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson Absent for First day of Washington Redskins’ OTAs, Showed up at Cavs Game Instead

DeSean Jackson #11 of the Washington Redskins celebrates a touchdown in the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 21, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) DeSean Jackson opted to sit courtside at Game 4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers-Atlanta Hawks series on Tuesday instead of attending the first day...
Via The Sports Journal
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are the St. Louis Rams setting up Nick Foles for failure?

A couple of years ago Nick Foles broke the NFL’s record for touchdown to interception ratio for a single season. While a lot of those came in a single game against the Oakland Raiders, one of the big reasons is because he had plenty of weapons to work with. DeSean Jackson and Riley Cooper combined for over two thousand receiving yards and 17 touchdowns. Tight ends Brent Celek...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson skips Redskins OTAs, goes to Cavs game

DeSean Jackson was surrounded by red and gold jerseys Tuesday, but they didn’t belong to the Washington Redskins. The Redskins wide receiver wasn’t in attendance for his team’s first day of organized team activities. Normally, this wouldn’t be that big of a deal, as OTAs are completely voluntary under the new collective bargaining agreement and Jackson even told Washington...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson one of four no-shows at first day of Washington Redskins OTAs

If you ever wondered why the Philadelphia Eagles decided to cut DeSean Jackson last year despite his being by far their best wide receiver, this next story will be a helpful reminder. A couple of weeks ago Jackson made a bold proclamation when he declared that the Washington Redskins were the team to beat in the NFC East. Apparently Jackson isn’t all that eager to help prove himself...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who should the Washington Redskins choose as their new kick returner?

Overlooking special teams is a good way to find yourself on the outside looking in when the playoffs start. With that in mind, the Washington Redskins appear to be weighing their options for a new punt and kick returner in 2015… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen between now and NFL training camps Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier (21-30) running backs...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins Working Out With Weighted Sleds

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson has already done the talking for the team by claiming that they are the team to beat in the NFC East. It was a strange claim since the Redskins were just 4-12 last season good for dead last in the division. It is a familiar spot for the Redskins since they have finished last in six of he last seasons.If they are going to live up to...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson: Redskins are 'team to beat' in NFC East

Washington receiver DeSean Jackson did his best Rex Ryan impersonation this weekend. During an interview with ESPN Radio 980 in Washington (via CSN Philadelphia), the outspoken Jackson made a bold claim about how things would unfold in the uber-competitive NFC East: Well if you want to be political and say on paper, I think all the ESPN guys and all the bloggers will probably...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ WR DeSean Jackson brings “Speedgate” to the field

Norm Hall/Getty Images Washington Redskins road runner DeSean Jackson made an appearance on “SportsCenter” to grace the studio with his unique personality and commanding presence. During the course of the interview, Jackson was asked to discuss whether other teams and players around the NFL cheat, in wake of the findings of Ted Wells regarding New England Patriots quarterback...
Via EndZoneScore
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM ‘very excited’ to see Robert Griffin III play

Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan can’t wait to see if Robert Griffin III will return to his rookie form in 2015. “I’m very, very excited about seeing him,” McCloughan said on ESPN 980’s The Sports Fix on Thursday, per CSNWashington.com. “[Getting] my eyes on him at practice and the preseason and going forward into games.” “They’re hard to...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins draft LB Preston Smith with No. 38 pick

The Washington Redskins selected Mississippi State linebacker Preston Smith with the No. 38 pick in the NFL draft. Smith, 6-foot-5, 271 pounds, had nine sacks and 15 tackles for loss in 2014.  He also had an interception return for a touchdown against UAB. NFL.com’s bottom line: “Smith has been a solid, rotational defensive end for Mississippi State, but nothing too special...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins select Brandon Scherff with the No. 5 pick

Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Redskins selected Brandon Scherff with the fifth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Scherff will be a huge addition for the Redskins on the offensive line, and was an absolute star on Iowa’s offensive line last year. At 6-foot-5 and 319 pounds, he is an absolutely beast on the offensive line. He is excellent in both pass and run blocking...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson will star in reality TV show for BET

If only he still played for the Philadelphia Eagles…. From the WashingtonPost.com: In a somewhat surprising move Thursday night, BET announced at its upfront presentation that Washington wide receiver DeSean Jackson will be part of a new reality show called “Home Team.” According to Variety, the program will be focused on the women in his life who keep things running smoothly...
Via This Given Sunday
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson will star in reality TV show for BET

If only he still played for the Philadelphia Eagles…. From the WashingtonPost.com: In a somewhat surprising move Thursday night, BET announced at its upfront presentation that Washington wide receiver DeSean Jackson will be part of a new reality show called “Home Team.” According to Variety, the program will be focused on the women in his life who keep things running smoothly...
Via Bloguin Best
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins pick up Robert Griffin III’s $16.2 million option for 2016

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they will ick up up the fifth-year option for quarterback Robert Griffin III, officially keeping him with the team through the 2016 season. Griffin III, 25, was the Redskins’ first round (second-overall) pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.  That season, Griffin earned his first-career Pro Bowl selection, while also establishing NFL rookie...
Via Sports-Glory
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins ‘likely’ to pick up RGIII’s fifth-year option

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is likely to remain with the team through 2016. NFL Media’s Albert Breer reported Monday that the Redskins will likely pick up the fifth-year option on Griffin’s contract ahead of next Monday’s deadline. As I said on @NFL_AM, I’m told Redskins are likely to pick up Robert Griffin III’s option for 2016. They view as...
Via Sports-Glory
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins WR DeSean Jackson set to appear on BET reality show

NEW YORK (AP) Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is coming to reality TV. He'll be the focus of a BET show premiering in June called ''DeSean Jackson: Home Team.'' The network says Friday that the premise of the show is that Jackson's ''life is actually run by a core group of women, including his `momager' Gayle, his sister and assistant A'Dreea, his publicist Denise...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Washington Redskins wide recever DeSean Jackson gets his own reality show

I bet last year when the Philadelphia Eagles released DeSean Jackson they didn’t know that they were losing a celebrity as well as a talented playmaker on offense. According to a report by Whitney Friedlander at Variety, the Washington Redskins wide receiver will soon have his own reality show on BET called Home Team… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Ten things that will happen...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

BET announces reality show about the women in DeSean's life

The BET Network is set to air a reality show title "Home Team" which revolves around the women in Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson's life. Jackson will be on the show's producers, and that's probably a good thing for his career.Variety.com provided more details on the upcoming show:“DeSean Jackson is at the top of his game as one of the most talked about and watched...
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 2015 schedule

The Washington Redskins will open their 2015 schedule at home at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 13, against the Miami Dolphins at FedExField. The Redskins will play three primetime regular-season games: Thursday Night Football Sept. 24 against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, a Monday Night Football matchup against the Dallas Cowboys Dec. 7 at FedExField and a Saturday matchup...
Via Sports-Glory
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

RG3 ‘wouldn’t be bummed’ if Redskins don’t pick up 2016 option

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY SportsWashington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is heading into the biggest season of his career. “This could be the final year of my contract,” said Griffin. “But I can’t let that stress me out. We’ve hurt ourselves these past few years, between coaching changes and other situations, so now it’s just about stripping it down. Having...
Via Sports-Glory
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Players report for work at Redskins Park

Voluntary workouts begin today and this week at Redskins Park, so expect to see players streaming into the team complex so the coaching staff can get a look at them. The truth is, however, that the strength and conditioning coaches are the most important coaches on the team at this time of the year. That’s because during the first two weeks of the offseason program, players are...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Chip Kelly expecting too much from Josh Huff?

Before NFL Free Agency kicked off, many Philadelphia Eagles fans thought that Jeremy Maclin would stick around for a few more years. Then the news finally broke that Maclin was going to be playing with Andy Reid and the Chiefs, leaving a big void to fill at wide receiver. With Maclin gone, that makes it two stud wide receivers that the Eagles have lost in two offseasons… AROUND...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers trade Dashon Goldson to Redskins

Tampa Bay Times The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded two-time Pro Bowler Dashon Goldson to the Washington Redskins, reports NFL Media’s Albert Breer. Per Breer, the Redskins will send a sixth-round pick to the Buccaneers in exchange for Goldson and a seventh-round pick. Goldson, 30, was named a first-team All-Pro with the San Francisco 49ers in 2012 after he recorded 69...
Via Sports-Glory
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: The DeSean Jackson signing worked out for Washington

One year ago today the Washington Redskins made a bold move in free agency by signing former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL head coaches already on the hot seat QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 based on their chances to win Super Bowl 50 One year ago today we signed @DeSeanJackson11. #TBT #HTTR More on...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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