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Redskins Make Trent Williams the Highest Paid Tackle

Washington Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan has kept a promise he made when he was hired — to keep the team’s core players. Earlier this offseason, the Skins inked OLB Ryan Kerrigan, the team’s best defensive player, to a 5-year extension making him the NFL’s third-highest paid outside linebacker. Today, the Skins signed a contract extension with LT Trent Williams...
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RG3 ruled out of tomorrow’s preseason game

An independent neurologist that examined Robert Griffin III for concussions symptoms that resulted from a hit last week has changed course and ruled Griffin out of the game tomorrow night against Baltimore.  The doctor ruled earlier in the week that Griffin could play, but reversed course this evening. After suffering the injury last week against Detroit, Griffin participated all...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Junior Galette carted off field with a torn Achilles

UPDATED Dianna Russini confirmed the worst fears for Redskins fans via Twitter.  Russini confirmed that Galette suffered a torn Achilles. With a torn Achilles, Galette will miss the entire 2015 season.  That is a big loss for Washington’s defense.  Galette would have combined with Ryan Kerrigan to form one of the NFL’s most formidable pass rushing duos. Galette will likely...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ross and Taylor power Nats to 6-1 win over Brewers

Two youngsters helped fuel the Washington Nationals to a 6-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.  Joe Ross tossed seven innings and allowed just one run while scattering six hit to earn his fourth win of rookie season.  Ross is now 4-5 with a solid 3.56 ERA over ten starts this season, his first of his MLB career. Meanwhile, on offense, Rookie Michael Taylor went 2 for 3 at the plate...
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Redskins acquire TE Derek Carrier from 49ers

The Washington Redskins have suffered significant injuries at Tight End.  They addressed the need today, sending a conditional fifth round draft pick to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for TE Derek Carrier. The Redskins have lost tight ends Niles Paul and Logan Paulsen for the season.  Paul was lost in the first game of the preseason with a gruesome dislocation of his ankle...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats 2015 Draft Class Stats Update (8/21)

We are keeping you up to date on the progress of the 2015 Washington Nationals draft class.  Here are the current stats for the Nats draft class.  Players we gave  * * * are performing well on the season or on a hot, recent tear. * * * OF Andrew Stevenson (2nd RD)  Assigned to Auburn and recently promoted to Hagerstown (A).  Stevenson has appeared in 40 games and is 54 for 154...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals call up Trea Turner

An increasingly desperate Washington Nationals team has called up top prospect Trea Turner from AAA. The 22-year-old minor league star shortstop was drafted in the first round by the San Diego Padres in 2013 and sent to the Nats as part of a three-team trade with the Tampa Bay Rays. Turner is a consensus top prospect, viewed by some as one of the top ten minor leaguers in the nation...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Best & Worst of Redskins Training Camp

The Washington Redskins have put a bow on their 2015 training camp in Richmond, Virginia and are now coming north to the D.C. area to continue their preseason. Here are the best and worst that came out of traning camp this year. BEST — QB Robert Griffin III looks more comfortable in this preseason than the last and has been the most consistent of the three quarterbacks in training...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Winners in Losers in Preseason Game 1

The Washington Redskins defeated the Cleveland Browns 20-17 in their first preseason game of 2015. The Skins are now 11-2 in preseason games since 2012. Regular season… not so much. OFFENSE WINNERS Kirk Cousins — Completed his first nine passes and finished 12 of 14 for 154 yards and a passer rating of 112.5. On the field for four drives and led the offense to scores on three...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins beat Browns in first preseason game of 2015

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Redskins hurting at tight end, Paul dislocates ankle

The Washington Redskins entered their first preseason game already significantly banged up at tight end.  It got worse.  Niles Paul suffered a dislocated ankle in the first quarter of the preseason opener. Paul suffered the injury when his ankle bent at an extreme ankle, in a gruesome looking injury.  Paul will undergo an MRI tomorrow to determine if there is additional ligament...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Position Battles in Redskins Training Camp: Right Outside Linebacker

Looking forward to Washington’s first preseason game on Thursday night in Cleveland against the Browns of the AFC North, let’s have a look at how things stand with the five top position battles in Washington Redskins training camp. Here is our number 3 position battle — right outside linebacker. PREVIOUS: Backup Quarterback // Backup Running Back // FIGHTING FOR THE JOB: Trent...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Positon Battles in Redskins Training Camp: Backup Running Back

Looking forward to Washington’s first preseason game on Thursday night in Cleveland against the Browns of the AFC North, let’s have a look at how things stand with the five top position battles in Washington Redskins training camp. Here is our number 4 position battle — backup running back. PREVIOUS: Backup Quarterback // 4. Backup Running Back FIGHTING FOR THE JOB: Matt...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Position Battles in Redskins Training Camp: Backup Quarterback

Looking forward to Washington’s first preseason game on Thursday night in Cleveland against the Browns of the AFC North, let’s have a look at how things stand with the five top position battles in Washington Redskins training camp. Here is our number 5 position battle — backup quarterback. FIGHTING FOR THE JOB: Kirk Cousins, Colt McCoy ANALYSIS: Robert Griffin III is the starter...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg dominates in return

Stephen Strasburg returned to the mound after a disabled list stint, fanning 12 batters, scattering just 3 hits, allowing only 1 run over 7 innings to lead the Nationals to a needed 6-1 win over the Colorado Rockies.  Strasburg also did not yield a walk, as he threw 65 strikes on 91 pitches.  He also contributed offensively by deliver three hits in three plate appearances. Wilson...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats 2015 MLB Draft Class Stats Update (8/7)

We are keeping you up to date on the progress of the 2015 Washington Nationals draft class.  Here are the current stats for the Nats draft class.  Players we gave  * * * are performing well on the season or on a hot, recent tear. * * * * * * OF Andrew Stevenson (2nd RD)  Is quickly ascending the minor league system.  The second round pick started the season in the Rookie League...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Seraphin signs with Knicks

Washington Wizards free agent center Kevin Seraphin has reportedly signed with the New York Knicks, according to Sheridan Hoops. The deal is for one year and $2.8 million. BREAKING: New York Knicks have agreed to sign Kevin Seraphin to a one-year, $2.8 million deal, a league source tells Sheridan Hoops. — Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) August 4, 2015 Seraphin, 25, was drafted...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Struggling Nationals suddenly looking up in the standings

The anointed National League favorites, the Washington Nationals, are suddenly looking up in the National League East standings, now sitting in second place, one game behind the surging New York Mets.  The Nationals at one point built a 4 game lead and looked as if they were beginning to pull away from the NL East pack, more specifically, the Mets. Not anymore. The Nationals are...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins training camp weekend update

The Washington Redskins held training camp practice today on their third day of training camp. We continue to hear positive news on QB Robert Griffin III.  That is good news.  Lats year we heard mixed results, which was a bit concerning.  Griffin has for the most been pretty accurate on 7 on 7’s and 11 on 11 drills.  He is showing smooth rhythm and improved consistent, including...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins sign Junior Galette to 1-year deal

The Washington Redskins have signed former New Orleans Saints pass rusher Junior Galette, 27, to a one-year deal. The deal is worth the veteran minimum salary, which would be $745,000. The Saints released Galette less than a week ago and he was at Redskins Park to take a physical and meet with team officials yesterday. The deal not only puts Galette on the roster for 2015, it also...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

All Redskins Position Previews Right Here!

QUARTERBACK RUNNING BACK TIGHT END WIDE RECEIVER CENTER GUARD TACKLE DEFENSIVE END NOSE TACKLE INSIDE LINEBACKER OUTSIDE LINEBACKER CORNERBACK SAFETY SPECIAL TEAMS
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Position Previews: Special Teams

Today we conclude our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins for training camp on July 30. Today, we cover special teams. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // Nose Tackle // Defensive End // Inside Linebacker // Outside Linebacker // Cornerback // Safety // ON THE ROSTER NOW...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins CB Bashaud Breeland is suspended for one game

Promising CB Bashaud Breeland has been suspended for one game by the National Football League.  The suspension was due to a police stop last summer that resulted in Breeland receiving a citation for marijuana possession. Breeland was the Redskins fourth-round pick in 2014 and started 15 games during his rookie season.  He was a pleasant surprise in an otherwise dismal Redskins...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats 2015 Draft Class Stats Update (7/31)

We are keeping you up to date on the progress of the 2015 Washington Nationals draft class.  Here are the current stats for the Nats draft class.  Players we gave  * * * are performing well on the season or on a hot, recent tear. * * * OF Andrew Stevenson (2nd RD)  Assigned to Auburn and recently promoted to Hagerstown (A).  Stevenson has appeared in 23 games and is 29 for 91...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins open camp in Richmond

The Washington Redskins opened their 2015 training camp today in Southern Virginia in Richmond.   After two consecutive losing seasons, the crowd was sparser, but the enthusiasm was high.  The hillside seemed sparser this year.  That should be expected.  After a highly disappointing 4-12 season, the Redskins have much to prove, not just to the fans, but to themselves as well...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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