New Joe Moore Award to honor nation’s best offensive line

If the quarterback is the face of an offense, the offensive line is its backbone. The O-line opens holes for the tailback and buys time for the quarterback to make plays; all things equal, the battle on the line is the judgement point of whether plays succeed or are stopped short. Granted, individuals make plays on both sides of the ball, but the effectiveness of each play is decided...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins and their forgotten dynasty

When the word dynasty comes up in NFL circles, almost everybody thinks of the same teams. The Cleveland Browns dominated the 1950’s, followed by the Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots in each subsequent decade. Somehow, the Washington Redskins from 1982-91 get forgotten. Washington, with head coach Joe Gibbs at the...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Son of Hog: Redskins add Chad Grimm son to coaching staff

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The son of a former Hog is joining the Washington Redskins' coaching staff. The team announced Thursday that Chad Grimm has been hired as a defensive quality control coach. Grimm's father is Russ Grimm, the Hall of Fame guard who helped the Redskins win three Super Bowls as a member of the famed ''Hogs'' offensive line. Chad Grimm played at Virginia Tech and spent...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins hire Raheem Morris & Chad Grimm

The Washington Redskins have added former NY Giants and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and Chad Grimm, the son of former Redskins great Russ Grimm, to their coaching staff. Fewell will coach the secondary, replacing Raheem Morris, who left for a coaching job with the Atlanta Falcons. Fewell spent five seasons as the defensive coordinator of the New York Giants,...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

PFS Rushmore Series: Washington Redskins

With 20 Hall of Famers (who spent more than one season with Washington) and 82 years of history it was hard to narrow down to just four players. This is a player’s only list so Joe Gibbs won’t be on this list even though he is one of the greatest Redskins ever.Darrell Green- CornerbackDarrell Green was passed on by every NFL team and was selected with the last pick (28th overall...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

10 NFL legacies who didn’t quite live up to their father’s success, or haven’t yet

There have been 207 father-son duo’s (sometimes trio’s) who have played in the NFL. Here are 10 sons (sometimes multiple) who haven’t quite had the same success as their father. 10) Jackie and Matthew Slater Jackie Slater was drafted in the third-round of the 1976 draft by the Los Angeles Rams. Slater dominated the NFL as an offensive tackle and guard. Appearing in 259 games...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins best draft picks: The Grimm Fairy Tale

As we near closer and closer to the NFL Draft we’ll take a look at some of the best picks the Washington Redskins have ever made, position by position. Today we’ll be looking at the Offensive Guard/Center position. This honor goes to former, and founding, member of the Hogs, Russ Grimm. Grimm was the 69th overall pick (3rd rd) in the 1981 draft. Grimm was an integral part of...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

London Fletcher and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2019

London Fletcher is one of the 300 best players to play pro football. His remarkable career spanned 16 seasons, 256 games (with the final 240 of them starts), and another 9 postseason starts -- more postseason games than the average 10 year career.  He won a world championship with the 1999 St. Louis Rams. The record will say Fletcher was a four time pro-bowler, but for the...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Butler Could Finally Be On the Move

With the news yesterday that the Tennessee Titans have hired former Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt speculation has started about who he will add to his staff. Popular thought has it that Whisenhunt may seek Steelers’ linebackers’ coach Keith Butler to fill his defensive coordinator position in Tennessee. This would not be the first former Steelers’...
Via Steel City Blitz
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Apparently Settled For Jack Bicknell Jr. Last Year

When the Pittsburgh Steelers hired Jack Bicknell Jr. last offseason to be their new offensive line coach, it really was a bit of a surprise. Come to find out, he reportedly wasn't the first choice of head coach Mike Tomlin. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in his Monday online chat, several other candidates turned down Tomlin, so essential the team settled...
Via Steelers Depot
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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