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Like Jay Cutler, Kirk Cousins Is Also Driving Around In A Conversion Van

Jay Cutler made some noise when he showed up to the Bears practice facility driving a conversion van. In a bit of cosmic coincidence, Cutler was not the only NFL quarterback who happened to be driving around in a conversion van. When news of Cutler’s ride broke, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins was driving into D.C. in his very own conversion van. Cousins bought the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden crack the list of the 20 best in the NFL?

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

KSK Exclusive: Inside Look At The New ‘Redskins Facts’ PR Campaign

Via Twitter, we’ve been alerted to new ad campaign the Washington Redskins are running on Sports Illustrated’s website, presumably to rekindle public support of the team, as well as the team name. Snyder’s quest to prove that his beloved team name isn’t racist goes a little deeper, though. We dug through the SI.com source code, and were able to unearth many more ads set...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Brown’s public stance on the Redskins name further fuels the media fire

Earlier this month, CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus told the Hollywood Reporter that he would let the network’s talent decide individually whether or not they’d use the Washington Redskins’ increasingly controversial nickname on the air. Generally speaking, we do not tell our announcers what to say or not say,” said McManus. “Up to this point, it has not been a big issue...
Via Awful Announcing
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Washington Redskins near bottom of NFL in preseason editon

It’s finally here; football season has officially started. Every team in the NFL has reported for training camp, starting the process of preparing for opening day. And in the process, we’ve started to learn a little – both good and bad – about all 32 franchises. Some players are already starting to shine, while others are either struggling (best case) or getting injured ...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: early impressions of training camp

RGIII in the huddle last season with his teammates(photo credit zimbio.com) The Washington Redskins will break on Tuesday after 5 straight days of hard work in the grueling Virginia heat and humidity. Rome was not built in five days, so the question still remains, do the Skins have too many offensive weapons? Are there to many mouths to feed? How can Jay Gruden’s offense manage...
Via isportsweb.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM admits Robert Griffin III shouldn’t have played Week 1 in 2013

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Monday on ESPN950 radio that quarterback Robert Griffin III  should not have opened the season as the starter a year ago. Allen said Griffin, who was coming off knee surgery to repair multiple ligaments, did not have enough practice time to get ready for an NFL season.  Griffin was cleared to practice, but then-coach Mike...
Via Sports-Glory
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson Says Redskins Fans More Supportive than Philly Fans

After DeSean Jackson’s hasty exit out of Philadelphia, it’s no secret that there is still some bad blood between him and the organization. Now that he has signed with one of their NFC East foes the Washington Redskins, he is speaking openly about the differences between the two teams and the two fan bases. Check out the interview below courtesy of Geeks and Cleats. Your browser...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM: Rushing RG3 back for start of 2013 season was a mistake

Washington Redskins general manager is suggesting that starting QB Robert Griffin III for the start of the 2013 season wasn't in the best interest of the game, calling it "almost a little disrespectful to the game of football," per NFL.com's Chris Wesseling. "It's impossible to ask a player to perform well during the regular season if you haven't...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen took a shot at how Mike Shanahan managed RG3

Redskins general manager Bruce Allen took a shot at former head coach Mike Shanahan with the way he rushed Robert Griffin III back from his ACL rehab to make sure he started in their season opener last year. Allen told WXGI in Richmond on Monday that it was “almost a little disrespectful to the game of football” for RG3 to start week one after not playing in the preseason. “It’s...
Via Pro Football Zone
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fan is Transferring 22 Autographs on his Skin from Redskins Starters into Tattoos

What happens when illogical sports fandom is taken too far? You strive to receive 22 signature tattoos from every Washington Redskins starter. That is exactly what 41-year-old Charlie White is attempting during the team’s training camp. The Skins superfan is asking each starter to sign his arm, which then is transferred into permanent tattoo ink. “I want all 22 starters,” White...
Via Next Impulse Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL: DeSean Jackson Disses Philly Fans

(Photo by Luis Antonio Rodríguez Ochoa from Redmond, Washington via wikimediacommons.org) Really, DJac? No, SERIOUSLY? It’s been less then four months since former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was released and eventually picked up by the Washington Redskins. Already, he is comparing the two teams’ fan base, and has made it known that he prefers his current...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins historically slow to make changes

AP Photo/Nick Wass The Washington Redskins have been in the news for months due to what many people consider a racist team name. Daniel Snyder, the team’s owner, has said that he does not plan on changing the team’s name. “We’ll never change the name,” Snyder said in an interview with USA Today. “It’s that simple. NEVER — you can use caps.” The controversy has grown...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keenan Robinson, healthy again, is primed for signal-calling duties

Four days into training camp, Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson is still practicing full out. And that represents a major step forward for the 6-foot-3, 238-pound former Texas standout who’s expected to inherit the signal-calling duties handled so ably these last seven years by London Fletcher, who retired last season. It was on opening day of camp last season that Robinson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen on how the Redskins handled RGIII last year: ‘little disrespectful to the game of football’

Washington Redskins’ president and general manager Bruce Allen spoke with ESPN950 in Richmond’s Al Gordon on Monday. Allen talked in detail about several subjects, including his take on Robert Griffin III and the quarterback’s ability to recover mentally from his torn ACL and disastrous 2013 season. “What you saw last year was almost a little disrespectful to the game of...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins has a sweet new ride for Redskins camp

After making it to the league, a lot of NFL players ride around in a Bentley, Rolls Royce, BMW or Mercedes. However, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is not a normal NFL player. Cousins recently Tweeted out a picture of his new ride, his grandparents old conversion van. First road trip in the conversion van! Looking forward to the start of a new football season as we...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins Joins Jay Cutler In Driving Conversion Van This Season (Photos)

If you’re an NFL quarterback, you better be driving a conversion van this season. Chicago Bears signal-caller Jay Cutler made the bold statement first, arriving to training camp in a humongous white van and making it very clear to reporters that it is not a mini-van. #Bears Jay Cutler arrives "Dad style" to camp & says "it's not a mini van. It's a conversion...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins’ Pierre Garcon named 19th best fantasy WR, Jackson is 24th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III named 22nd best in NFL right now

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Kirk Cousins riding in style with grandma's conversion van

Nobody will be rolling up to training camp in more style than Kirk Cousins.The Washington Redskins quarterback is proudly pictured above behind the steering wheel of a conversion van he just bought from his grandma.Here's more on the slick set of wheels from the Washington Post:“It’ll serve us well,” Cousins said. “Because my wife and I each have a car, but then when...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark: Redskins secondary is the most talented I’ve been around

Veteran safety Ryan Clark says this Redskins secondary is the most talented he’s ever been around. “The biggest thing is talent. It’s the most talented secondary I’ve been around,” Clark told Jeff Darlington, via NFL.com. “It’s the most talented group of corners I’ve ever played with. “And also, as far as intelligence, we don’t have that one guy that’s from...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Camp Review: Reviewing the first few days of Washington Redskins training camp

First let’s start with the guy everyone wants to know about, quarterback Robert Griffin III. Griffin got off to a rough start on the first day of practice, mainly due to rain and sloppy conditions, which isn’t really an excuse because football games are sometime played in less than ideal circumstances. But it was only day one of camp, so no need to panic and make a big deal out...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins fan Charlie White turning player autographs on arms into tattoos (photo)

To even go far as to say that Charlie White, a 41-year-old Virginia man, is taking his devotion to the Washington Redskins to unheard-of levels would be an understatement. And said devotion, when all is said and done, will be permanent. White’s stated goal is to get the autographs of all the presumed Redskins starters […] The post Redskins fan Charlie White turning player autographs...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Training Camp Drills 7-28-2014

Washington Redskins Training Camp Drills 7-28-2014 Day 5 of Washington Redskins Training Camp has the Redskins in pads, and live hitting for the first time this summer. Here are some training camp drills from this mornings practice (via redskins.com) Some small things of note: Wide receivers and quarterbacks work on chemistry inside the 10-yard line [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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