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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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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Source: Redskins don't consider themselves possibilities for 'Hard Knocks'

HBO is finding it difficult to find a suitor for the 2015 season of their popular show Hard Knocks. The Browns were considered the front-runners, but they have requested not to be participants. There has been speculation that HBO has narrowed down its finalists to the Washington Redskins, the Bills and the Texans. A source has informed ESPN.com's John Keim that the Redskins also...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan: RGIII's struggles can't be blamed on injuries

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III struggled in 2014. After missing nearly two months of the season with a dislocated ankle, he returned to his starting role only to later be benched for Colt McCoy. Some people have used his injury as an excuse for his poor play, but his former coach who drafted him, Mike Shanahan, refused to lay the blame on Griffin's health.“I...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

RG3 announces birth daughter's birth on social media

Robert Griffin III has a pretty extensive résumé, but his most important accomplishment to date came far from the football field.   The Washington Redskins quarterback took to Twitter on Thursday night to announce some happy news: He and his wife just welcomed a baby girl. -Jeremiah 29:11- Reese Ann Griffin was born today! All 7lbs 9 oz. of her! Life Changer! #Blessed #ReeseAnn...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gruden impressed with LB Preston Smith

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden came away pretty impressed with second-round pick linebacker Preston Smith during the team's 3-day rookie mincamp, according to the Washington Post. "I think he's doing a good job," Gruden said. "I talked to him today about trying to get a little bit more suddenness to him, and he's just saying, 'I'm getting my bearings straight. I...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III receives wonderful news off the field

Washington Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin III has gone through plenty of coaching controversy and a number of severe injuries in his young three-year NFL career. With 2015 likely a make-or-break season for the former second overall pick, expectations are high on him to turn his career and the franchise around. With all of that pressure on him, Griffin was able to put it behind...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

It’s a girl for Robert Griffin III

The proud poppa tweeted the news yesterday. -Jeremiah 29:11- Reese Ann Griffin was born today! All 7lbs 9 oz. of her! Life Changer! #Blessed #ReeseAnn pic.twitter.com/liQUJUILMr — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) May 21, 2015 Hog Heaven tweeted “Best Wishes” to the Griffin family. This was RGIII’s first tweet since he announced his pending fatherhood back on February 12. He...
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Former Cougar QB Connor Halliday retires

According to a report by Liz Clarke of The Washington Post, former Washington State QB Connor Halliday has decided to retire abruptly from the NFL.Here is what Clarke's report had to say:"After passing on the opportunity to take a quarterback in this year’s draft, the Washington Redskins appeared to have their long-shot in Washington State’s Connor Halliday.But when the three...
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Robert Griffin III Becomes a Father but not to RG4

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III became a father on Thursday after his wife, Rebecca, gave birth to a 7 lb., 9 oz. baby girl named Reese Anne. When RG3 broke the news of his wife’s pregnancy in February, they did not reveal the gender of of their baby. It looks like we will have to wait until perhaps the next time around for a little RG4 to pop out. RG3 posted...
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Robert Griffin III introduces newborn daughter Reese Ann to the world (pic)

Robert Griffin III took to social media on Thursday to introduce the world to his newborn daughter. The first child of the Washington Redskins quarterback and wife Rebecca Liddicoat, the couple named the seven-pound, nine-ounce little bundle of joy Reese Ann. As RG3 is wont to do on social media, he invented a clever new...Read More The post Robert Griffin III introduces newborn...
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Will the Washington Redskins defense destroy the NFC East?

Tom Pennington/Getty Images There was something quite unsettling with the Washington Redskins defense last season. They didn’t have one. I saw that coming. The off-season acquisition of no-show, 31-year-old defensive end Jason Hatcher didn’t exactly go according to plan, either. Yeah. I saw that coming, too. Plagued with most inopportune and almost inevitable knee and hamstring...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins rookie Preston Smith grateful to practice against Trent Williams every day

There is reason to believe that the Washington Redskins found a steal in second-round edge defender Preston Smith. Many draft analysts believed that Smith's combination of length, strength and impressive game tape made him one of the draft's top 20 prospects. At 6-foot-5 and 270 pounds, Smith projects best as an outside linebacker in the Redskins' 3-4 defensive scheme.By head coach...
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Throwback Thursday: Santana Moss destroys the Dallas Cowboys

It’s hard to believe but next season Santana Moss won’t be suiting up for the Washington Redskins. Since the news came out that the team would not re-sign him, a number of fans have been calling for him to be added to the ring of honor: No question! #NoFairWeather #HTTR https://t.co/MPDns5uhdB — Real Redskins Fans (@SkinzDisciples) May 20, 2015 AROUND COVER32 First and...
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What Tannehill’s contract means for Robert Griffin III

Earlier this week it was announced that Ryan Tannehill had signed a contract extension through 2020 worth up to $96 million. After exercising their fifth year option on Tannehill that would guarantee him staying in Miami through 2016, the front office wanted to make it known that Tannehill was their franchise guy.  The move may have surprised a lot of football fans and, in my opinion...
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Redskins' Ryan Kerrigan voted as 78th-best player in the NFL by his peers

Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan had arguably his best season in the pros in 2014. On Wednesday night, the NFL Network revealed that Kerrigan was named the 78th-best player on their "top 100 players of 2015" countdown. The list is decided by an annual vote among Kerrigan's peers. The players decided this one.Pro Football Focus uses another system to reveal their...
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Redskins have had a great offseason & other news

The Washington Redskins have become famous during the Dan Snyder era for having great offseasons that are actually terrible offseasons. By that I mean the team has been known for making lots of big, splashy moves to bring in expensive and older free agents — moves that generate a lot of attention in March and April and very few wins from September to the end of the year. That...
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Make or Break Season for Robert Griffin III in 2015

Going into the 2012 draft, Griffin was not perceived as a first round draft pick. He suffered a torn ACL in his sophomore year at Baylor and going into his junior year not much was expected from him. Baylor was not considered a traditional powerhouse in the Big 12. Griffin exploded onto the scene his junior year and led one of the nation's best offenses. He won the Heisman trophy...
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Washington Redskins get their first player on NFL Network’s Top 100

Every year, NFL Network releases a list of the Top 100 players in the league, as voted by the NFL athletes themselves. On Thursday, they released even more players’ names on the list. Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan became the first player on the team to make the list. You can see the updated list at NFL.com. #Redskins LB @RyanKerrigan91 has been named No. 78 on...
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Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Heating Up Cozumel For Their Calendar Shoot

This is a beautiful time of year. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and many of the NFL's cheerleading squads are travelling to all sorts of places to snap pictures in bikinis for their annual swimsuit calendars. The Washington Redskins recently finished wrapping theirs up in Cozumel making a beautiful location even more attractive.They were kind enough to share a lot of...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arlington, Virginia asks Redskins to change their name

The city board of Arlington, Virginia, an affluent and well-educated suburb of Washington, D.C., has formally asked the Washington Redskins to change the team name. The measure passed by a vote of 3-0-2, with two board members agreeing with the sentiment of the measure, but declining to vote for it on the grounds that it was an unnecessary intervention in the affairs of a private...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Kerrigan has arthroscopic knee surgery

Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan has had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, which had been bothering him with soreness for some time. The surgery means Kerrigan will miss at least some offseason work with the team. The first of three OTAs begin next week and the veteran minicamp is scheduled for 16-18 June. Kerrigan, the team’s best defensive player, had...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Kerrigan has Knee Procedure, Will Miss Some Time

Ryan Kerrigan has Knee Procedure According to CSN’s Tarik El-Bashir, Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan underwent arthroscopic knee surgery, and is expected to miss the start of OTAs next week. Sources indicated that the injury was not that serious although no one is sure how long Kerrigan will miss. Kerrigan has felt soreness/discomfort in the knee for awhile now. Ryan Kerrigan […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan undergoes knee surgery

Washington Redskins first-year defensive coordinator Joe Barry will have a missing piece to his unit during next week's organized team activities. Outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and is expected to miss a portion of the team's OTA's, according to CSN Washington's Tarik El-Bashir. Kerrigan, 26, had been battling knee soreness and discomfort for...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Best Defensive Player Undergoes Knee Scope

Washington’s best defensive player, outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, underwent a knee scope according to CSN Washington’s Tarik El-Bashir on Wednesday. Sources reported to El-Bashir that Kerrigan “had been battling soreness and discomfort in the knee for some time,” but that injury is not considered serious. There is no timetable for his return, though it’s expected he...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Redskins Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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