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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...
Via Sportsnaut
10 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 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...
Via Sportsnaut
11 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
13 hours 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...
Via 60 Max Power O
14 hours 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...
Via 60 Max Power O
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
21 hours 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 […]
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via cover32
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.
Via Gamedayr
1 day 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...
Via cover32
1 day 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
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Enough of Keith Olbermann, the Confederate flag and the Redskins

It’s cheap shot season when lazy thinkers like Keith Olbermann (sadly) contrive links of the Washington Redskins team name to the Confederate flag – a symbol to many (me) of the defense of slavery, race supremacy and murder. Well… I have never seen a Redskins flag at a KKK rally. Nor have the Redskins ever won games to support social policy towards Native Americans. There is...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CB David Amerson 'maturing' into a well rounded cover man

Washington Redskins second-year cornerback David Amerson has both coach Jay Gruden and defensive coordinator Joe Barry are in agreement that the young cover man is growing into a good NFL corner after a solid offseason. Amerson said that he's matured and that he's worked on getting stronger and fundamentals that will help get better once training camp starts. “This offseason...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins are just as bored without football as you are

The upcoming 2015 NFL season is still two and a half months away, and Redskins fans surely can’t wait any longer for the season to start. Which is why it was a great idea for the team’s official Twitter to use the popular sitcom, Seinfeld, as a way to relate to the fans’ pain. Sunday without football…#HTTR — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) June...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Confederate Flag, Marriage Equality and a New Moniker for the Washington Redskins?

Protesters gather in support of changing the name of the Washington Redskins. Many Native Americans have expressed their displeasure over the name, citing it as offensive and discriminative (Mandatory Credit: Photo By Helen H. Richardson/ The Denver Post).   It was a huge week for civil rights and social justice advocates all across the United States. On Thursday, the Supreme Court...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III Ready for Bounce-Back Year with Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III gestures as he takes part in drills during an NFL football minicamp at Redskins Park Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in Ashburn, Va. (Mandatory Credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) The 2014 season was one to forget for the Washington Redskins and Robert Griffin III. The team ended the year 4-12, last in the NFC East, and finished 26th in...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Confederate flag may hurt the Washington Redskins

If you’ve turned on the news once this week, you will have seen all the controversy behind the Confederate flag and what it does or does not stand for. I’m not here to get into that discussion nor is this the place to include that conversation, but let me explain to you how this effects the world of sports. The Washington Redskins logo that has also caused controversy The Washington...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins plan to get Pierre Garcon more involved this year

When the Washington Redskins signed wide receiver DeSean Jackson to the team in 2014, Pierre Garcon’s targets decreased dramatically. Head coach Jay Gruden, who was also new to the team in 2014, claims he wants to get Garcon more heavily involved in the offense this season. When asked about both Garcon and Jackson, Gruden seemed particularly impressed with the former. “I’m...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss The Redskins are a Top 5 QB franchise

Here’s an eye-opener for you. Your Washington Redskins ranked as a Top 5 QB franchise. analyst Elliot Harrison gave the team fifth place in a countdown of all 32 NFL franchises after evaluating the top three quarterbacks in the history of each team. Harrison selected icons Sammy Baugh, Sonny Jurgensen and Joe Theismann when he matched the Redskins against the others. Here’s...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins DL Terrance Knighton Attacking the Practice Dummies With Surprising Quickness

At one point in time defensive linemen used to be like offensive linemen--a bunch of big ole boys. That is not always the case anymore. Some defensive linemen are among the leanest players in the league. That being said there are still some guys that are larger than life. The Washington Redskins have one such guy in Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton.At 6'3" and 335 pounds he definitely...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: New play caller for next year

Head Coach Jay Gruden with QB Robert Griffin III The Washington Redskins added offensive line coach Bill Callahan to the play calling mix for this upcoming season. Head coach, Jay Gruden, and offensive coordinator, Sean McVay, ran the show last year, but Gruden thinks including coach Callahan will be beneficial to the success of their offense. Callahan came over from Dallas this...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Do Colt McCoy or Kirk Cousins have what it takes to start?

Robert Griffin III was inexplicably named the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback like four months ago.  That doesn’t mean much, because veteran backups Colt McCoy and Kirk Cousins have plenty of time to outplay the former No. 2 overall pick. And apparently they’re hungry. “Both of them are making their case known, both of them, like I said before, have had a taste...
Via This Given Sunday
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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