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Redskins granted permission to move forward with trademark lawsuit

Months after the Washington Redskins filed a lawsuit to keep their trademarking rights, Judge Gerald Bruce Lee is allowing the Redskins to move forward with legal action in hopes to overturn the cancellation of the team’s trademark. The Redskins first sued back in August after both a federal panel, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board all ruled that the Redskins trademark should...
Via DC Sports-Kings
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins to sign small school stand out

Per source, theWashington Redskinswill sign Seattle Seahawks cornerbackTrey Wolfeto the teams' practice squad. Wolfe entered the league as an undrafted rookie in 2013 and played his college football at Fort Valley State. Wolfe earning Associated Press Little All-American Second Team in 2013. He led Fort Valley State with eight interceptions in just nine games. The small school corner le...
Via College2Pro.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Judge allows Redskins' to file lawsuit to reclaim trademark

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A judge is allowing the Washington Redskins to move ahead with a lawsuit seeking to overturn a cancellation of the team's trademark. The team sued in August after a federal panel, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, ruled that the Redskins trademark should be cancelled because it may be disparaging to Native Americans. The legal challenge over the team name has...
Via AP on Fox
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Judge allows Redskins to go forward with name case

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) A judge is allowing the Washington Redskins to move ahead with a lawsuit seeking to overturn a cancellation of the team's trademark. The team sued in August after a federal panel, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, ruled that the Redskins trademark should be cancelled because it may be disparaging to Native Americans. The legal challenge over the team name...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

The 2014 Redskins Report Card Is Not Great

Here with a guest post for correctly predicting Redskins-Buccaneers is Mr. Irrelevant reader Z from Chestertown, Md. RGIII It’s clear to most of the football world outside of the hopelessly optimistic and denial-ridden rooters that RGIII is not a very good quarterback. As many predicted, the read option was not sustainable both for the physical toll it would take on an undersized...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
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Ex-NFL Fred Smoot Says Bitter Ex Made Up DV Charges

Former NFL CB Fred Smoot was arrested on Sunday in DC for domestic violence when his girlfriend, Valerie Jackson claimed he beat her up after she exposed him for using Viagra and having empty boxes of condoms. Jackson posted photos of her bruises and text message conversations allegedly between her and Smoot to air all the dirty laundry to the public. However, Smoot is lashing back...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Judge Rules And Says Redskins Can Sue Native Americans Over Trademark

This is a new twist in the whole Redskins name. Judge Gerald Lee has ruled in favor of the Redskins and in this ruling he says that the team can sue the Native Americans over their name. Here are the details over the judge’s ruling. Judge Gerald B. Lee of the U.S. District Court in Alexandria rejected an attempt by a group of Native Americans to dismiss the team’s lawsuit...
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Former NFL Player Fred Smoot Allegedly Beat Up GF After She Found Viagra (Photos)

These photos are a bit disturbing so prepare yourself. Former NFL player Fred Smoot was arrested in Washington DC for domestic violence on Sunday. Smoot finished his career with the Redskins was charged with a misdemeanor. The victim, Valerie Jackson posted the photos to her Instagram. the nerve…just found in my boyfriends truck…1 empty pack of condoms 1 have used pack of...
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Ex-NFL player Smoot charged with domestic assault

ASHBURN, Va. -- Ex-NFL defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with misdemeanor domestic assault after a woman called police to say he grabbed her during a fight at a Virginia home. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says Smoot was arrested Sunday in Ashburn. Smoot played a total of seven seasons with the Washington Redskins, ending his NFL career with the team in 2009. He also...
Via AP on Fox
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Judge Rules Redskins Can Sue Native Americans Over Trademark

The issue of the Redskins name has taken an interesting twist. Judge Gerald Lee of US District Court in Alexandria has ruled that the Redskins team has the right to sue a group of Native Americans over trademark rights. Earlier this year, the Redskins were stripped of their trademark rights by the US Patent & Trademark Office because Native Americans found the name offensive...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden has Robert Griffin III on as short a leash as possible

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden on Monday said that Robert Griffin III will start this weekend against the Indianapolis Colts — kind of. During his weekly interview with Comcast SportsNet, Gruden gave RG3 the most half-hearted endorsement imaginable. While Gruden said he has “every intent” of starting Griffin, he still made it seem like...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Redskins are hosting small school corner Kevin Fogg

Today the Washington Redskins have former Miami Dolphins cornerback Kevin Fogg in for a workout. Fogg is a very solid cornerback that played at Liberty last season. He was a very solid cornerback opposite of Dolphins draft pick Walt Aikens. Fogg recently played in the FXFL. Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow […] The post Redskins are hosting small school corner Kevin Fogg...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

How close is Jay Gruden to benching Robert Griffin III?

Robert Griffin III's act must be wearing thin. Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden doesn't seem to completely support his for-now starting quarterback, as his comments on Monday seem to hint that a possible benching could come as near as this week. Gruden met with reporters on Monday and was asked about the odds of a QB change. "There's a chance at a lot of positions, yes,...
Via Fox Sports
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Fred Smoot arrested for domestic assault

Former NFL cornerback Fred Smoot was arrested and charged with domestic violence on Sunday. Smoot, who last played for the Washington Redskins in 2009, was taken into custody after his alleged girlfriend told police that her boyfriend grabbed her during an altercation. According to CBS DC, Smoot was officially charged with misdemeanor domestic simple assault....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Were any Washington Redskins named as Week 12′s biggest heroes or goats?

Twelve weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
Via cover32 - Redskins
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Ex-NFL DB Fred Smoot arrested on domestic assault charges

Former Washington Redskins second-round pick Fred Smoot, who played nine years in the NFL (seven with Washington), was arrested Sunday morning and charged with domestic assault (via CBS). Police indicated that authorities were called to a residence in Ashburn, Va. at 11 a.m on Sunday morning after a female claimed Smoot grabbed her during an altercation. Smoot, who is currently...
Via Sportsnaut
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Redskins CB accused of beating up girlfriend over empty condom box

Former Washington Redskins’ corner back Fred Smoot is in trouble with the law. Once again domestic violence accusations are being aimed at a former professional athlete. Smoot’s girlfriend, 31-year-old Valerie Jackson said that she found a used pack of condoms and Viagra pills in Smoot’s truck. She confronted him about it and things escalated from there. the nerve…just...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
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Has Robert Griffin III earned another start?

Right now, the Redskins have “every intent” on starting Robert Griffin III this weekend, or at least that’s what Jay Gruden said yesterday. But should they? As I wrote last week, I think the Redskins need to move on from RGIII. And before the start of Washington’s game against San Francisco, it seemed like they were willing to do that. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network...
Via cover32 - Redskins
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL CB Fred Smoot Arrested For Domestic Violence

Fred Smoot’s radio career may have just gone up in flames. TMZ is reporting that Smoot was arrested in Washington D.C. on Sunday for domestic violence after allegedly beating up a female. The 35-year-old cornerback — who finished his career with the Washington Redskins — was arrested for misdemeanor simple assault. The alleged victim has posted photos on social media showing...
Via Thacover2
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL CB Fred Smoot Arrested for Domestic Violence

The woman accusing Fred Smoot posted the photos above on her social media pages. Former NFL CB Fred Smoot was arrested in Washington D.C. on Sunday for domestic violence after allegedly beating up a female … TMZ Sports has learned. The 35-year-old cornerback — who finished his career with the Washington Redskins — was arrested for misdemeanor simple assault. Law enforcement...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: The positives and negatives against the 49ers

The Washington Redskins loss 17-13 to the San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium. San Francisco now has a three game winning streak while the Redskins have a two game losing streak.  The Skins as a whole didn’t play well but there are some positive and negative things to take away from this game. Let’s start with the two negatives first Robert Griffin III Through four games...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Promote LB Steve Beauharnais, Place LB Adam Hayward On I.R.

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they have promoted LB Steve Beauharnais to their active roster and placed LB Adam Hayward on season-ending injured reserve. ROSTER MOVES: The #Redskins place LB Adam Hayward on IR; promote LB Steve Beauharnais to active roster. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) November 24, 2014 Head coach Jay Gruden announced Monday that Hayward’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Jay Gruden: RG3 to remain starter against Colts

The Redskins lost again on Sunday as Robert Griffin fumbled to end their final possession. Griffin has been a hot target of criticism in Washington with the Redskins now 3-8 on the season. A week ago he threw his teammates under the bus following a blowout loss to the Buccaneers at which point head coach Jay Gruden said it was time for Griffin’s coddling phase to end. After...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why is RG3 still starting for the Redskins?

Question:  What do Redskins’ fans do to cheer up about football at this point? Answer:  They watch the movie “Brian’s Song.” Seriously, watching RG3 is a tragedy.  How can anyone with a heart not feel for the guy, for the team, for the coaches and most of all for the fans? So given how poorly he is playing, why is Gruden still starting RG3? Is it to improve RG3 going...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden Says RG3 Will Start vs Colts

According to media reports coming out of Washington D.C., Jay Gruden has confirmed that RG3 will be the Redskins starter for Sundays Gruden reiterates that RG3 starts Sunday #Redskins — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) November 24, 2014 Jay Gruden says RG3 will start Sunday at Indy. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 24, 2014 I expect RG3 will be benched at some...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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