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Report: Redskins’ refusal to change name may cost future stadium

The Washington Redskins’ refusal to change their name, which many consider offensive to Native Americans, has drawn plenty of criticism and controversy around the NFL. Now, they’ve got another issue on their late. Per the Washington Post, American President Barack Obama’s administration may reject any hope of bringing the team to play in the district. Interior Secretary Sally...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amid NBA’s Spending Frenzy, Redskins Safety Criticizes NFL Contracts

In the midst of money being thrown around at a record clip during NBA free agency, one NFL player took note. Washington Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho went on a little bit of a Twitter rant on Wednesday. And he had some good points. All this guaranteed money NBA throwing. Meanwhile the NFL, which generates the most money wont even make the league minimum $1M — Duke Ihenacho (...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The End of Native American Nicknames?

The Democrats and President Obama are on a full court press to get rid of the Washington Redskins nickname. I believe they're going to come after other sports teams that use Native American nicknames.This begs the question, are native American nicknames on the way out? Will they cave to political correctness.WASHINGTON (AP) The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' name hinders DC's efforts for stadium site lease

WASHINGTON (AP) The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name. Jewell reiterated that position during a meeting in late April with Mayor Muriel Bowser, Interior Department spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw said. Bowser's administration...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

National Park Service won’t let Redskins move to D.C. without name change

According to a report by Jonathan O’Connell of the Washington Post, the National Park Service will not allow the Redskins to move into a new stadium unless they change their name: “Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser this spring that the National Park Service, which owns the land beneath Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, was unlikely to accommodate...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson Takes Aim at Eagles For 'Persecuting' Him

DeSean Jackson and the Eagles didn't have the happiest of breakups. What breakup is ever really good? The Redskins wide receiver talked on...
Via Athlon Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson Calls Himself the "Cowboy Killer" in New BET Reality Show

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is a talented wide receiver. He can also be a problematic personality that is hard to work with--or at least that is what the Eagles wanted us to believe when they let him go. According to Jackson none of he crap the Eagles said about him on his way out of Philadelphia was true. It was all a smear campaign.That is just one of the nuggets...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Washington QB Doesn’t Believe Robert Griffin Will Succeed in the NFL

Former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Brunell supported Robert Griffin III in the past, but the ESPN NFL analyst’s opinion has taken a turn in the opposite direction. Appearing on ESPN on Monday, Brunell, who played for three seasons in Washington, down-talked RGIII. According to Scott Allen of The Washington Post, Brunell responded to a question asking if he thought Griffin...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III speaks at UN to advocate for protecting oceans

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was among the many celebrities, including Samuel L. Jackson, to address the United Nations general assembly on Tuesday to advocate for the protection of the Earth’s oceans. RG3 spoke to how humanity’s actions are destroying the oceans, specifically the use of plastic bottles, although that’s not the only problem...Read More...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three impressive stats about Washington’s wide receivers last season

He’s off to a good start, but general manager Scot McCloughan inherited a mess of a team when he took the helm for the Washington Redskins. There are a number of key positions that have to be upgraded before they can hang with their division rivals, but one area he won’t have to worry about is wide receiver. Last season the addition of DeSean Jackson instantly made Washignton’s...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Obama Administration: Change name if Redskins move to D.C.

The Obama Administration is not going to accommodate a move of the Washington Redskins from Landover, Maryland to the District of Columbia unless the team agrees to change its controversial name. A report from the Washington Post suggests that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told D.C. political leaders, including Mayor Muriel Bowser, that the National Park Service will not agree...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson rips Eagles in new reality TV show

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is not a fan of his former team, and you can understand why. The premiere of Jackson’s new reality TV show “Home Team” aired on BET Tuesday night, and the Pro Bowl wide receiver had plenty to say about the Philadelphia Eagles. It began with the opening monologue. “I...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson: Eagles 'tried to blow me up' and 'that's cold how they did it'

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson said the Eagles 'tried to blow me up' using a 'smear campaign' after the pass catcher was cut by the team in 2014. "When I was released by the Eagles, I feel they tried to paint a picture that definitely wasn't true. It was a slap in the face, coming off one of my best seasons in the NFL," Jackson said, via ESPN. Jackson made...
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Robert Griffin III speaks at United Nations in support of Parley for the Oceans

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has joined forces with the foundation “Parley,” which addresses major threats towards our oceans, to reduce the use of plastic. “It’s incredible how many plastic water bottles we use a year, sometimes even in a day,” Griffin III told Redskins.com Tuesday. “I’ve already started eliminating it from my daily routine...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Brunell: RG3 not good enough to succeed

Count ESPN analyst and former NFL quarterback Mark Brunell as part of a group that believes Waahington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is just not a good NFL quarterback. Brunell was flat-out asked the question: Do you think RG3 is good enough to succeed in the NFL? “I do not,” he said, per the Washington Post. “He has gone backwards... “It’s not just his...
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This fact about Alfred Morris will surprise Redskins fans

Washington Redskins’ running back Alfred Morris is one of the league’s best running backs in the NFL, with three straight 1,000-yard seasons and 28 career touchdowns. However, he often gets lost in the shuffle in debates of elite running backs, such as Marshawn Lynch, Arian Foster and Adrian Peterson. Turns out Morris is much more on Lynch’s level than we thought: One stat...
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Washington Redskins Second-Least Traveled Team During 2015 NFL Season

The Washington Redskins are on a quest to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2012, when quarterback Robert Griffin III was a rookie. Not a lot has gone right since then, as injuries have derailed their plans of being a contender year-in and year-out. Before training camp begins and roster positions are fought for, one component of the 2015 NFL season has already gone Washington’s...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dexter Manley to be Featured on NFL Network’s “A Football Life”

Dexter Manley to be Featured on NFL Network’s “A Football Life” According to sources, former Washington Redskins defensive lineman Dexter Manley aka “the Secretary of Defense”, will be featured on NFL Network’s “A Football Life” this fall.  The first time we heard about this was just a few weeks back when a former Redskins great posted […]
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Ryan Grant working hard to make a dent at Redskins' crowded slot WR spot

The most interesting position battle to monitor during the Washington Redskins' training camp might be at the slot wide receiver position. Last offseason, the Redskins signed Andre Roberts to a big contract to man the slot. After, they brought in late-round draft pick Ryan Grant and followed up in the 2015 NFL Draft with fourth-round wide receiver Jamison Crowder. It was both Grant...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Four of DeSean Jackson’s most epic career touchdowns

He might be what some people like to call a locker room headache, but there’s no denying that DeSean Jackson gets it done on the field. The Washington Redskins wide receiver is one of the most dynamic offensive weapons in the NFL, and he’s a threat to go for six every time he touches the ball. Let’s watch four or the most epic touchdowns of Jackson’s career… AROUND COVER32...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh is recruiting a prospect he once babysat

Connor Murphy is a four-star defensive end out of Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy Prep. He has offers from several Power 5 programs, including Michigan.  Murphy’s older brother Trent played for Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh at Stanford before being selected by the Washington Redskins in 2014 NFL Draft. That’s not the most interesting connection between Harbaugh and Connor Murphy...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fred Smoot Did Another Fantastic Reddit AMA

Former NFL corner Fred Smoot did another fantastic Reddit AMA, commenting on gay players in the NFL, the "Love Boat," and college rumors.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins urged by major group to change team name

The Washington Redskins team name controversy will be something that never ends unless owner Dan Snyder decides to quit being selfish and ruthless, and to give up and change the name so that everyone is happy. Many people have lobbied for the name change, and the mayor of Washington doesn’t even support the name. Still, Snyder has shown no intention of changing it. Now, according...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fred Smoot: I played with gay players, 'everyone knew'

Michael Sam is the only openly gay pro football player in history, but that does not mean he is the only gay player in the league. Former NFL cornerback Fred Smoot did an “AMA” on Reddit Monday to promote his podcast, and he answered a wide range of questions. Some of the questions had to...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins CB David Amerson looks to redeem himself after subpar 2014

After a lackluster performance in 2014, Washington Redskins cornerback David Amerson finds himself relegated to a mere nickleback role, behind Bashaud Breeland and free agent pickup Chris Culliver on the depth chart. While acknowledging his indecisiveness during last season with zero interceptions and only 7 pass breakups, Amerson is focused on winnign his starting job back in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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