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Washington’s Chief Knockahoma: Alfred Morris still threat for Jay Gruden’s Redskins O

With all the Daniel Snyder-esque acquisitions (read: out of left field with a wacky turn of events) in the 2014 offseason, many Redskins fans may have forgotten about their yard-churning beast in the backfield. Don’t. Alfred Morris, coming off consecutive 1,000-yard seasons, is the powerful rotor that will stabilize the ship when the rocky season starts. Critics pointed out that...
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Bruce Allen’s draft board problem: So many Redskins weaknesses, so few picks

The Washington Redskins have a talented roster, with ample depth at this point in the offseason. With a series of cuts to come, no one is safe and could easily end up under the axe by September. Clearly, there are some doughnut holes that need filling. With no first-round draft pick, our Redskins will cross their fingers and hope to get lucky. I’m no scout— but here is a list...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson’s ‘Welcome to DC’ party highlighted by huge champagne bottle (photo)

Following a tumultuous month that saw him cast aside by the Philadelphia Eagles due to perceived affiliations with gangs — something he denied — new Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson was lavishly welcomed to D.C. during a swanky affair at The Huxley, a luxury nightclub and lounge, this week. Highlighting the swanky soiree was […] The post DeSean Jackson’s ‘Welcome...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Desean Jackson & RG3 Do Dinner In DC

DeSean Jackson has been in DC this week bonding with his Washington Redskins teammates. He was spotted at Huxley with DeAngelo Hall. And Thursday night, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III posted a photos of DJacc and himself at dinner. And later with 106th & Park host Bow Wow… photos via @RGiii , BSO
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Rumors: Brian Orakpo hoping Washington gives him long-term extension

It wasn't a surprise to see the Washington Redskins use the franchise tag on outside linebacker Brian Orakpo. He is one of the top players at his position and with their defense already below average, they could ill afford to risk losing Orakpo on the free agent market.The Redskins, however, have not talked to Orakpo about a long-term extension, according to Tarik El-Bashir of...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys fans to Jason Hatcher after he signed with the Redskins: I hope you die, I hope you tear your ACL

I really hope the day comes when fans realize the NFL is a business and that players are as loyal to teams as the teams are to the players.  Which really doesn’t mean much when things comes down to money. Hatcher: I heard it all from Cowboy fans. I hope you die. I hope you tear your ACL. I hope your plane crashes. People forget it's a business — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley, Santana Moss rave about how healthy RG3 looks

Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss has been in awe of Robert Griffin III now that he’s over a year removed from ACL surgery. “He looks more comfortable, because he don’t have to worry about that brace,” Moss said, via The Washington Post. “I think the brace was the big discomfort last year. You know, he’s a young guy with those fiery legs that want to do so much, and...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jason Hatcher has no problem sacking Tony Romo, believes RG3 will take them to a Super Bowl

New Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher told Dianna Marie Russini of NBC Washington that he doesn’t have a problem with sacking Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo even though he was his teammate prior to signing with the Skins. Hatcher says The Redskins had pictures everywhere of him sacking RG3 when he came to visit. He says he has no problem sacking Tony Romo — Dianna Marie Russini...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson and Fred Smoot are hosting a party together…let us pray

Former Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot and current Skins wide receiver DeSean Jackson are hosting a party together. This can’t be a good thing. DeSean Jackson and Fred Smoot are hosting a party pic.twitter.com/insyMuBOw5 — Dan Steinberg (@dcsportsbog) April 17, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Need NFL Tickets...
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Washington Redskins will host Boise State linebacker Demarcus Lawrence

Demarcus Lawrence the Boise State underclassman will be in Washington Redskins facility next week according to John Keim. Lawrence  is a 6-3 defensive end that weighs 251 pounds, and has the long arms (33 ¾ inches) and big hands (11 inches). He is a two-time first-team All-Mountain West selection who, in addition to his sack total […] The post Washington Redskins will host Boise...
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Donovan McNabb was busted for DUI back in January

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Now we know why a mugshot of Donovan McNabb surfaced in Arizona. According to Brendon Geoffrion of TMZ,  McNabb was arrested for DUI back in January. UPDATE: Law enforcement tells us Donovan McNabb's mug shot stems from a DUI arrest in January. — Brendon Geoffrion (@tvbrendon) April...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Donovan McNabb's mugshot released without explanation

Former Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has been arrested in Arizona, reports say.  Details have yet to emerge as to why McNabb was arrested, but we’ll update as they become available.  McNabb was drafted 2nd overall in the 1999 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles.  He spent 11 season with the Eagles, making six Pro-Bowls, before a one...
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Redskins Biggest Needs Heading into the Draft

The Redskins made a number of free agent signings that helped add talent and depth to the roster. Coming into free agency wide receiver was a big position of need, but with the additions of Andre Roberts and Desean Jackson it’s likely that the Redskins will look elsewhere in the draft. The Redskins also signed Jason Hatcher to help improve the Redskins defensive line that didn’t...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Rumors: State of the Redskins

As the 2014 season approaches, it seems it can't come fast enough for Redskins fans who desperately want to forget 2013. In addition, this off season appears to have added much promise in the belief that 2013 will not be duplicated in Washington.This off season included resigning S Brandon Meriweather and CB D'Angelo Hall, as well as bringing in some new faces in CB Tracy...
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The Washington Redskins are playing in one of the 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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Santana Moss: RG3 is looking like the old RG3

The Washington Redskins are counting on Robert Griffin III to bounce back into excellence during his third year. Griffin digested every bit of the sophomore slump that tends to follow rookies that enjoy breakout inaugural runs. Whether it was due to injury, poor leadership or some combination of both, RG3 would like to forget the year where it felt like he was RG negative three....
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WR Santana Moss says RG3 'looks more comfortable' without knee brace

Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss can see a different Robert Griffin III than the one who played the 2013 season. Moss says the knee brace Griffin had to wear due to a knee injury from the previous season, hampered his mobility and confidence.
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The Washington Redskins’ name controversy is the result of a feud between two billionaires and the Washington Post

For the past couple of years, a lot of attention has been given to the Washington Redskins and whether or not the name ‘Redskins’ is racist. Before I get into the real issue behind this situation, I want to make it clear that in no way do I feel any organization or professional sports team should be allowed to use or incorporate names or images that denigrate any race. However...
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Washington Redskins’ previous growing pains will help Jay Gruden take root

As it stands now the Redskins roster is already wrought with competition, but in just a few weeks even more prospects will be added via the 2014 draft. Over the last four years the franchise has been stockpiling players with unique skill sets, who have had sparse opportunities to apply their craft. Their coming of age is about to catch fire, one way or another. A solid two-thirds...
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Brian Orakpo seeking long-term deal with Redskins

Washington Redskins lienabcker Brian Orakpo will play 2014 under the franchise tag. Beyond that, he's hoping to remain with the team for the foreseeable future. Orakpo is seeking a long-term deal, whether it's before the start of this season or the next. "I'm here for my teammates and I'm going to go out there and work extremely hard," Orakpo said,...
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Brian Orakpo would be disappointed if the Redskins don’t sign him to an extension

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Linebacker Brian Orakpo told reporters on Wednesday that he would be disappointed if the Redskins don’t sign him to extension before the July15th deadline. Brian Orakpo says he'd be disappointed if #Redskins didn't sign him to a long term extension before July 15 deadline for franchised...
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DeSean Jackson plans on appealing an arbitrator’s ruling that he owes Drew Rosenhaus $516,415

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson fired Drew Rosenhaus last year and of course Rosenhaus went after Jackson for money that he loaned him.   Now Jackson is trying to avoid having to pay him back. DeSean Jackson plans to appeal the arbitrator ruling that he owes Drew Rosenhaus $516,415...
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Brian Orakpo: Guys aren’t afraid to be themselves with Jay Gruden

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo told Dianna Marie Russini of NBC Washington that the players can now be themselves with new head coach Jay Gruden. Brian Orakpo says with Jay Gruden a new culture, new vibe, everybody is loose. Everyone wants to excel..from coaches to the chef! #Redskins —...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson Owes Former Agent $516K In Unpaid Loans And Fees

It seems as though bad news has been following Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson lately. An NFL Players Association arbitrator ruled Wednesday that Jackson owes his former agent Drew Rosenhaus $516,415 in unpaid loans and agent fees. Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports reported that Rosenhaus had originally been seeking $777,793 “for loans, interest, credit card charges...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston schools change 'historically insensitive' mascots

The Redskins are still in Washington D.C., but they're not in Houston anymore. The Houston Independent School District announced on Tuesday it has officially changed its mascots with "Native American or historically insensitive ties." The Lamar High School Redskins will become the Texans, the Welch Middle School Warriors will become the Wolf Pack, and the Westbury...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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