REDSKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Snider: Redskins are in the zone with Doctson

The pass was impossibly high and too deep into the end zone for Josh Doctson to catch it. And yet, the Texas Christian receiver did a 360-helicopter pulldown inside the back corner over a clinging Texas defender for a touchdown last fall. That’s what the Redskins have been searching for many years – a tall red zone receiver who makes impossible touchdown catches. That’s why...
Via CBS DC
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Release Veteran LB Desmond Bishop

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Redskins have released veteran LB Desmond Bishop on Monday. Bishop, 31, is a former sixth-round pick of the Packers. He spent five years with Green Bay and helped them win a Super Bowl before he suffered a serious hamstring injury that cost him the 2012 season. Bishop later caught on with the Vikings, but unfortunately suffered a torn ACL and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins: If I don't play well, I don't deserve to be back

Kirk Cousins went on a local Washington D.C. radio station Monday to talk about his contract and the possibility of signing a long-term deal with Washington. As it turns out, Cousins is not planning on riding his breakout 2015 campaign into a multi-year payout. Cousins, who is under the franchise tag currently, is apparently totally fine with the biggest potential payday riding...
Via The Comeback
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

McCloughan unsure of Kendall Fuller recovery timetable, but confident in rookie

Echoing the sentiments of Coach Jay Gruden on Friday night, Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan said there’s a degree of uncertainty over how soon rookie cornerback Kendall Fuller will gain full clearance to take the field. McCloughan expressed confidence that the third-round pick will develop into an impact player for the team once fully healthy, […]
Via The Insider
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Injured CB Chris Culliver released by Washington Redskins

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins have released injured cornerback Chris Culliver after signing Josh Norman as a free agent and taking Kendall Fuller in the third round of the NFL draft. Culliver tore the ACL and MCL ligaments in his right knee during practice on Thanksgiving Day. He joined the Redskins as a free agent last offseason after spending four years with the San...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Redskins Start Phase 2 Workouts

The Washington Redskins continued their early preparations for the 2016 NFL Season on Monday, going through the first day of Phase 2 workouts.
Via Redskins.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman has ‘nothing but love’ for Panthers

New Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman harbors no hard feelings against the Carolina Panthers, calling his franchise tag drama with the club “a business decision.” “Did I want to stay in Carolina? I did,” Norman said in the Players Tribune. “One day you’re the hero, the next day they’re throwing sticks and stones. That’s the business. I get it. I got love...
Via The Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

A closer look at Redskins second-round pick Su’a Cravens

Su’a Cravens might be the perfect example of what a Scot McCloughan football player is. He’s an incredibly versatile player who spent time at multiple positions in college. At 6 feet 1, 226 pounds, Cravens is seen as a “tweener” who played linebacker and safety. As the NFL evolves as a passing league, defenses turn to sub packages, […]
Via The Insider
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Su’a Cravens Will Wear Sean Taylor’s No. 36 With Washington Redskins, Tells Miami Legend’s Family He’ll Make Them Proud

USC’s Su’a Cravens, now a Washington Redskin, will wear the jersey number of one of the most-beloved players in franchise history.  The former Trojans’ star will wear No. 36, the jersey number of the late, great Sean Taylor, who wore the number as a rookie. Taylor eventually switched to No. 21, a number no one on the Redskins has worn since he was murdered in 2007. Former...
Via College Spun
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 5/2

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, May 2, 2016.
Via Redskins.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Su’a Cravens to honor Sean Taylor with uniform number

At USC, Su’a Cravens floated between outside linebacker and safety. The Redskins, who drafted Cravens in the second round of last week’s NFL Draft, have listed him as a safety, giving the 20-year-old a chance to follow in the footsteps of one of his favorite players growing up. Cravens wore No. 21 while in college in part because that’s the uniform number Sean Taylor wore...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Draft Grades

Mel Kiper: The dean of draft commentary calls the Redskins draft haul “one of my favorite classes.” He praises the Doctson pick, calling the former TCU product the best receiver in the draft, and he likes the toughness McCloughan added to the locker room. Grade: A- NESN: Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller has first-round talent but dropped to Round 3 because of injury...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Matich goes in-depth on Redskins draft

Trevor Matich takes a closer look at the Redskins' draft and gives his impression on how the team did overall.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Doctson And Su'a Cravens -- Now Listed As Safety -- Assigned Numbers

New Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson and Su'a Cravens -- who will be listed as a safety instead of a linebacker -- have received their uniform numbers.
Via Redskins.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden on how each of the Redskins’ draft picks fit into the puzzle

The Washington Redskins added seven new players to the roster with their 2016 draft picks, taking three offensive players and four on defense. Those players will receive their introduction to Washington’s system next week during the rookie minicamp. In the weeks and months that will follow, they will work to carve out roles for themselves. […]
Via The Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Redskins’ 2016 draft

Since we don’t know how the careers of the players picked by the Redskins yesterday will turn out we have to dig in a little more to come up with a grade for Scot McCloughan’s first draft with the team. Here’s my assessment, feel free to leave yours in the comments. Strategy—C+ Scot McCloughan let…
Via Real Redskins
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Add 3 2017 Picks in Busy Weekend

WASHINGTON — The Redskins did very little moving or shaking on Thursday and Friday nights. Over the course of the first three rounds GM Scot McCloughan made just one trade, moving back from the 21st pick to the 22nd pick in exchange for a 2017 sixth-round pick, and then he selected TCU receiver Josh Doctson. He added a versatile defensive weapon in Su’a Cravens in the second...
Via CBS DC
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Need to Know: How much have the Redskins improved?

Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, May 1, 12 days before the Washington Redskins hold their rookie minicamp. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 112 days ago. It will be 134 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: Rookie minicamp 12; OTAs start 23;…
Via Real Redskins
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins select QB Nate Sudfield in sixth round

With a sixth round draft selection, the Washington Redskins grabbed their third string quarterback, Nate Sudfield from Indiana.  Sudfield has greats size for an NFL quarterback, standing at 6’6″. Sudfield has been listed to have a strong arm and displays good decision making with the football.  Certainly is a developmental quarterback, but with starter Kirk Cousins and backup...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Trade Out of 4th Round, Stockpile for 2017

WASHINGTON — Scot McCloughan said he wanted to get 12 picks in the draft, but it appears he meant for next year. With McCloughan at the helm, the Redskins traded out of the fourth round, sending pick No. 120 to the New Orleans Saints in exchange for two fifth-round picks — No. 152 this year and a fifth-rounder in 2017. Barring any additional trades, the Redskins will come out...
Via CBS DC
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Select TCU WR Josh Doctson No. 22 Overall

The Washington Redskins got Kirk Cousins another target to throw to when they drafted TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson No. 22 overall Round: 1 Pick: 22 With the #22 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Redskins select WR Josh Doctson (via @HoustonTexans)! pic.twitter.com/29TcMpCDxF — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Washington Redskins select TCU WR Josh Doctson. Analysis: Doctson...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman eager to face Odell Beckham Jr. twice each season

An incredibly tumultuous several days that featured a nearly incomprehensible sequence of events for Josh Norman has landed the former Carolina Panthers cornerback in D.C. as a member of the Washington Redskins courtesy of a reported five-year, $75 million deal. It didn’t take long for people to put two and two together and realize the abrupt change in scenery means Norman will...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Baker asks Redskins GM if there’s any money left during press conference

It probably had a lot to do with the team’s recent signing of Josh Norman, but Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan actually spoke to the media on Monday, which is new. After McCloughan discussed the $75 million deal the team worked out for Norman, defensive end Chris Baker decided it was a good time for a joke. So Baker took the microphone and asked the team’s GM if there...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Redskins player asks GM if there is any money left

Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan was available to the media on Monday and, as you can probably guess, Josh Norman was a popular subject. There was also a bit of comic relief provided by a another member of the team’s defense. With Washington recently agreeing to a contract with Norman worth $75 million, that leaves less money to go around for everyone else. While some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins top CB felt disrespected by Norman signing

When you have the opportunity to sign a top cornerback like Josh Norman, you do it, and you’d expect your players to be happy when you do. One Washington player, however, was initially pretty displeased with the Norman signing. It was the team’s previous No. 1 corner, Bashaud Breeland, and he felt “disrespected.” “To be honest, at first I took it as disrespect,” Breeland...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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