Five Redskins facing a make-or-break season in 2015

The NFL is an unforgiving league and the nickname "not for long" league didn't just come out of nowhere. Due to the NFL's strict salary cap, player movement is fluid from season to season, and sometimes week to week. The Washington Redskins have built their roster for the 2015 season, but the future of their roster is in part tied to the contracts they have already signed. With several...
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Redskins Position Preview: Inside Linebacker

Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover inside linebacker. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // Nose Tackle // Defensive End // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Will Compton, Dyshawn Davis, Ja’Gared Davis...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s third-tier inside linebackers

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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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Washington Redskins Position Preview: Linebackers

The Washington Redskins have three starting linebacker slots locked up. Keenan Robinson and Perry Riley Jr. were the Redskins starting middle linebackers last year and will be again this year. Ryan Kerrigan will start at one of the two outside linebacker slots, leaving the other open for competition.Two second round picks, Trent Murphy and Preston Smith, will battle it out to start...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Five overpaid Redskins who need to step up in 2015

The Washington Redskins did some roster remodeling this offseason under the direction of first year general manager Scot McCloughan. However, there are still a few holdovers on the roster with large 2015 salary cap numbers and without the production to accompany them.In this piece, we will take a look at five players that the Redskins have a large sum of salary cap allocated to....
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 3-Round Mock Draft

Round One – Vic Beasley, DE/OLB, Clemson View image | While pass rush isn’t specifically their biggest need in my opinion, the prospects at their bigger need positions would be reaches at this point.  The team needs to replace Brian Orakpo.  They do so here by adding an excellent pass rusher, whose prospects and draft position have only gotten better...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Gruden on RGIII: ‘Robert needs to worry about himself’

Things are spiraling out of control in Washington. The Redskins are 3-7 coming off an embarrassing loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There has been plenty of blame to go around. Quarterback Robert Griffin III dished some it on Sunday following the loss. But in the end the head coach always has the final say. And boy, did he!   Jay Gruden addressed many topics about the loss, but...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins-Cowboys Winners & Losers

Here to hand out labels following the Skins’ 20-17 OT win in Dallas on Monday Night Football is Mr. Irrelevant reader SiPhi. What. A. Play. — Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) October 28, 2014 Winners The Fans — We stuck it out and enjoyed a classic rivalry game. Through ****** non-call holding penalties that should have ended the game in regulation,...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Report 10-23-2014

Redskins Injury Report 10-23-2014 The Washington Redskins injury report has dwindled down to just seven players listed. No one was listed as out on Thursday. Four players were listed as “limited” including safety Ryan Clark (ankle/shoulder), quarterback Robert Griffin III (ankle), corner Tracy Porter (hamstring) and tackle Trent Williams (knee) Linebacker Perry Riley (knee), runningback [...]
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Inactive List for Week 7

Redskins Inactive List for Week 7 The Redskins have announced their inactive list for week 7. The list is below:  QB Robert Griffin III WR Aldrick Robinson CB Tracy Porter LB Perry Riley, Jr. G Spencer Long T Morgan Moses DE Clifton Geathers Will Compton is expected to start for the second straight week in [...]
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins – Titans Inactives

WASHINGTON REDSKINS INACTIVES ILB Perry Riley QB Robert Griffin III WR Aldrick Robinson CB Tracy Porter OT Morgan Moses OG Spencer Long DE Clifton Geathers   TENNESSEE TITANS INACTIVES QB Jake Locker RB Shonn Greene CB Gerald Sensabaugh LB Akeem Ayers OT Will Svitek TE Taylor Thompson DE Ropati Pitoitua
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Reaction to Redskins placing Akeem Jordan on IR

Entering the offseason there was a lot of uncertainty from at the inside linebacker positions for the Redskins. London Fletcher had retired from after spending the last seven of his 16-year career with the Redskins. Perry Riley, Jr. was a free agent and Keenan Robinson, who was tagged the heir apparent to Fletcher, hadn't played much in his first two seasons after spending each season...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 10-16-2014

 Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 10-16-2014 Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden spoke to the media Thursday (via Twitter Recap: Gruden: Ryan Clark, Trent Williams, Perry Riley, David Amerson were limited today in practice. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) October 16, 2014 Gruden says he could see Bowen “playing quickly”. Thinks hankerson will take a week [...]
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Palmer gets start; all 3 Arizona QBs active

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Carson Palmer was back at starting quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals in their game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Palmer has not played since injuring a nerve in his throwing shoulder in the season opening win over San Diego. He flew to Denver for more treatment on Friday. All three quarterbacks were active for Arizona. Drew Stanton, the starter...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins – Cardinals Inactives

The Washington Redskins have released their inactive list and it includes QB Robert Griffin III, DE Jackson Jeffcoat, OG Spencer Long, OT Morgan Moses, CB Tracy Porter, ILB Perry Riley, WR Aldrick Robinson. So, it looks like a demotion for Robinson and a promotion for WR Santana Moss, who will be active for the first time all season. ILB Perry Riley won’t be able to play. That’s...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Inactive List for Week 6

Redskins Inactive List for Week 6 The Redskins have announced their inactive list for week 6. The list is below: QB Robert Griffin III WR Aldrick Robinson CB Tracy Porter LB Jackson Jeffcoat LB Perry Riley, Jr. G Spencer Long  T Morgan Moses Will Compton is expected to start in place of Perry Riley, Jr. [...]
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Report Week 6

Redskins Injury Report Week 6 The Redskins injury report currently has 14 players listed on it. Only two players are listed as out for Sunday, quarterback Robert Griffin III and cornerback Tracy Porter. Five players are questionable; Safety Ryan Clark (ankle); Linebacker Brian Orakpo (ankle); Linebacker Perry Riley Jr (knee); Trent Williams (knee); Tight End [...]
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins vs. Cardinals Injury Report: Ryan Clark, Perry Riley questionable

The Washington Redskins and Arizona Cardinals released their final injury report, heading into their Week 6 matchup. Safety Ryan Clark (ankle), linebacker Perry Riley (knee) headline the injury list for the Redskins. Both suffered their respective injuries in Monday night’s 27-17 loss vs. Seattle. Clark sprained both his ankles, while Riley suffered a sprained MCL. Neither were...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins' Riley, Clark uncertain for Sunday

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says ''there's a lot of concern'' over whether linebacker Perry Riley and safety Ryan Clark will play in Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals. Neither player has practiced this week. Both were listed as questionable on the injury report Friday. Gruden is more pessimistic about Riley's chances. Riley sprained the MCL in...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins players laugh, joke following Monday night loss to Seahawks

  The old-as-sports-itself debate over how hard to take a loss became Topic A with the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, with first-year coach Jay Gruden saying he will look into the laughing and joking among some of his players following the team's latest defeat. ''I'm hoping that nobody was jovial after a loss,'' Gruden said. Offensive captain Trent Williams and receiver Pierre...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Eagles, Panthers, Redskins, Saints, Vikings

49ers 49ers signed G Andrew Tiller to the practice squad and waived OT John Fullington. (Mindi Bach) Eagles ILB DeMeco Ryans (groin) expects to play in Week 6’s game against the Giants, but admitted that he’ll need to progress throughout the week to do so. (Les Bowen) Panthers Panthers placed FB/TE Richie Brockel (foot) on season-ending injured reserve. Panthers signed...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Seahawks 27 Redskins 17

THE GAME TURNED WHEN… It never really turned. Seattle was in control of this game from the first possession and Washington never threatened them. Yes, the Skins did cut the lead to 17-10 at one point, but the Seahawks never seemed worried, the Skins never seemed confident and if it wasn’t for all the sloppy penalties committed by Seattle, this game would have been a laugher...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington's Perry Riley Lays Huge Hit on Seattle's Luke Wilson

In the first half of Monday night's Seattle/Washington game the Redskins defense appeared to be almost reacting to the Seahawks effectively letting Seattle set the tone of the half. If they are going to have a chance to steal a win they are going to have to figure out a way to turn that around. What they basically have to do is start flying around on defense and dictate the pace...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Highlight: Perry Riley makes big hit on Luke Wilson

In the third quarter Redskins linebacker Perry Riley laid a perfect square up hit on Seattle Seahawks tight end Luke Wilson. You can hear the collision, as Riley stopped Wilson in his tracks bringing him down for the stop. No helmet-to-helmet ruling there...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: The positives and negatives of Washington Redskins camp

While expectations are high for the Redskins this year, training camp hasn’t been all sunflowers and daisies. This is still a young team with a first time head coach. There are going to be some bumps in the road. At the same time, there have been a lot of positives to come out of Richmond, Virginia over the last week. Here are some of the reactions, both good and bad, from those...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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