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New Washington Redskins Defensive Lineman Stephen Paea Looking Forward to Bringing Haka to Washington D.C.

Players are known for having all sorts of pregame traditions. Some like to pray before a game. Others have to go to the bathroom. For some it's a particular pregame meal. For new Washington Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Paea it has been a pregame Haka. The Haka is a traditional warrior dance from his homeland of New Zealand; something the nation's sports teams have been doing...
Via FatManWriting
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dan Snyder May Have Finally Met His Match in Fight to Keep Redskins Name

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has been steadfast in his refusal not to change the name of his franchise. It hasn't mattered how many members of Congress have told him the name is derogatory. Writers and announcers can refuse to use it. He doesn't care. No marketing campaign is going to sway him or issues with the trademark either.He insists that it is not, and that he will...
Via FatManWriting
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Washington Redskins re-sign running back Michael Hill

The Washington Redskins may have lost Roy Helu to the Oakland Raiders via free agency but their backfield will still have plenty of familiar faces next season… AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft: The top 10 middle linebackers on the board in 2015 Five Things: The top candidates to land Marcus Mariota in the draft According to a tweet by the team’s official Twitter account, the Redskins...
Via cover32
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Signed RB Michael Hill

The Washington Redskins have signed RB Michael Hill to a contract, according to the NFL’s transactions release. Hill, 25, originally signed on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri Western State back in 2013. He has already played for a number of teams including the Packers, Buccaneers, Colts and Redskins over the ... The post Redskins Signed RB Michael...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Snyder must be more out front in defense of Redskins team name

“Redskins owner Dan Snyder would be smart to lobby the review panel on his team’s behalf. If AP bans the use of Redskins, the term will greatly decrease to exist in the media. And, that will be the first major loss in this long-running dispute that one day leads to the team abandoning the name.” ~ Rick Snider, Redskins Name Faces Watershed Moment, Mar. 30, 2015, Washington...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins Have Not Given up on Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin III has struggled immensely to even maintain his starting job following a successful 2012 rookie season. That is probably why the team plans to host Marcus Mariota, who the Redskins could potentially select with the fifth overall pick in this year’s NFL draft. This coupled with the fact that head coach Jay Gruden is not shy to...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three questions the Washington Redskins still need to answer

We’re one month away from the NFL Draft, and free agency is all but over. The Redskins have shown us enough that we can begin to answer a few of our offseason questions. But what about the ones they haven’t answered? Here are the three biggest questions about the Redskins we still don’t have an answer for: You may also be interested in: Three questions the Washington Redskins...
Via cover32
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins to Possibly Select Marcus Mariota in the 2015 NFL Draft

The Washington Redskins are coming off a down 2014 season thanks in part to injuries suffered by Robert Griffin III. The quarterback issue for the Redskins has been a problem for some time now and the quarterback controversy in Washington may be just beginning.This past weekend, Washington Redskins’ GM Scott McCloughan stated that the Redskins would look at the possibility of selecting...
Via Football Nation
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Should They Take Mariota?

It has long been dismissed as something that will never happen, but a thought that really made a lot of sense. It has now been reported that the Washington Redskins are interested in, and will work out quarterback Marcus Mariota prior to the draft. The team holds the 5th overall pick in this year’s draft and aren’t tied to any of the quarterbacks on their roster. Most of the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins plan to bring in Marcus Mariota for pre-draft visit, strong sign that the team is preparing to move on from Robert Griffin III

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins, which has the fifth overall pick, plans bring in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota to the team’s facilities in Ashburn, Virginia for a pre-draft visit. The visit could be an indication that the Redskins are ready to cut their losses and move on from Robert Griffin III. Mariota is projected to go within...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins’ FedEx Field absolutely screws up national anthem

When you are playing a countries national anthem, there’s one thing you absolutely have to do right: play the country’s national anthem. It’s safe to say that FedEx field failed. In case you aren’t up to date on your national anthems, let me break things down for you. What you are hearing is the anthem of the Isle of Man, which very clearly is not the anthem for the El Salvadorian...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the Washington Redskins absolutely can’t draft Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota is not the answer. Please, Washington, don’t make this mistake again. When Jay Gruden told us that Robert Griffin III was going to be the starter heading into the season, I was fine with that. If there’s any semblance of hope left for RGIII, they might as well figure it out now and get it over with. Here’s the thing the Redskins have to realize: they suck ...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Planning to Host Marcus Mariota

The idea of the Washington Redskins selecting Marcus Mariota in the first round of the upcoming NFL draft has started to take over the football world. Would they really go after Mariota after investing so much in Robert Griffin III just three years ago? That’s almost literally the million-dollar question. If the Redskins’ plans to bring Mariota in for a visit is any indication...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden thinks Trent Murphy 'has a bright future'

With the departure of Brian Orakpo, the Washington Redskins are assumed to be eyeing an OLB in the NFL Draft, but according to heas coach Jay Gruden, they may already have their guy on the roster. Gruden thinks that Trent Murphy, the Redskins' 2nd-round pick in 2014, can develop into the top-tier pass rusher the team needs. “I do," Gruden said this week at the NFL’s annual...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Mock Draft With Trade

Our friends @ FanSpeak have a pair of simulations to help us preview what the Redskins might do, or in this case, what I would do if sitting in the General Manager chair. Free Agency “Manage the Cap” and “On the Clock” to execute a mock draft. As always, to find the best mock drafts from all sports, keep it right here at DCPRO. The NFL database now has 297 mocks, with NBA...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive Pictures: Relaxed Argentina Prepare for El Salvador

The Argentina vs El Salvador match will take place this Saturday, March 27, 2015, (4:00 PM EST) at FedEx Field, home of the Washington Redskins. The training sessions have taken place at Georgetown University and have drawn large, fanatical crowds. When they aren’t ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III 2015 Outlook

Robert Griffin III is entering his fourth season, but the Redskins still don’t know if he can be their franchise quarterback. He took the league by storm in 2012 before tearing his anterior cruciate ligament, was inconsistent for most of 2013 in part because of his injury, and then last season he was out a good portion of the season with a dislocated ankle.He showed flashes last...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Lucky Washington Redskins fan gets the greatest birthday cake ever

Let’s take a break from football for a moment to discuss an issue that is near and dear to all of our hearts: cake. Everyone loves cake. Washington Redskins fans are no exception, of course… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen as March comes to a close First and 10: Ten teams that would be great on Hard Knocks One of them just turned 50 and got a great...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 2015 draft order

The Washington Redskins will have seven picks to play with when the NFL Draft begins on April 30th. The team wasn't awarded any compensatory picks this year. Breakdown of Redskins' 2015 draft selections: First round: 5th overall selection Second round: 38th overall selection Third round: 69th overall selection Fourth round: 105th overall selection Fifth round...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Could be Setting Themselves up for More Drama

There are serious indications that the Washington Redskins might end up selecting Oregon’s Marcus Mariota in the first round of the upcoming draft. These reports have since made their way around the NFL world in widespread fashion. They also come on the heels of Redskins head coach Jay Gruden publicly confirming that the team plans to head into offseason workouts with embattled...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Washington Redskins LB London Fletcher makes public apology

After several months, it seems like London Fletcher has been hit with a change of heart. In early December, Fletcher went on an unapologetic rant directed at his former defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. Here are just a couple of the more memorable moments. Fletcher on Haslett: “he would take the 85 Bears and turn them into a mediocre Defense” https://t.co/kJXmxl0G0X — Danny...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Washington Redskins to draft a quarterback if given the chance

As we’ve become accustomed to, the Washington Redskins may not know exactly what they’re doing. Earlier this offseason, coach Jay Gruden publicly stated that Robert Griffin III would be the Redskins starting quarterback; there would be no competition. Since then, though, all we’ve heard is the opposite. First, ESPN’s John Clayton adamantly reported that Washington would draft...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN 980’s The Man Cave back on after Dan Snyder speculation, prank call

Earlier this month, former Washington Post columnist Jason Reid announced that he was leaving the newspaper to join ESPN 980’s (WTEM-AM) new morning show “The Man Cave.” The Washington, D.C. radio station had heavily promoted the March 16 debut of the show, but it never aired. After a two-week period where no explanation was given,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM won't rule out taking a QB with 5th overall pick

Newly minted Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan, despite head coach Jay Gruden's assertion that Robert Griffin III is their quarterback for 2015, isn't ruling out a possible QB selection in the first round of the NFL Draft. Per ESPN.com's John Keim, McCloughan said at the NFL owner's meeting in Arizona, that he wouldn't rule out taking a quarterback with the...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM open to drafting QB at No. 5

Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced a month ago that Robert Griffin III will be the starting quarterback.  But if Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota falls to No. 5 in the draft, Griffin could have some competition. Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan said Tuesday that the team would draft the best available player...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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