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Jason Hatcher will make Redskins debut vs. Ravens

Defensive end Jason Hatcher will make his Washington Redskins debut against the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday, head coach Jay Gruden announced. Gruden said DL Jason Hatcher will play Saturday vs. the Ravens. "He's fired up and ready to go." — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 20, 2014 Hatcher has missed the previous two preseason games while recovering from arthroscopic...
Via KCM Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Cut P Blake Clingan

  Tom Schad of the Washington Times, citing a source, reports that the Washington Redskins have cut P Blake Clingan. Clingan, 25, was an undrafted free agent out of UCF. He signed a one-year contract with the Lions last year, but was released at the start of the season after failing to beat out P Sam Martin for the job. It looks as though veteran P Robert Malone – who spent the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL ref avoided doing Redskins games because of their name

Former NFL official Mike Carey admits he’s never called the Redskins by their name, but instead always referred to them as “Washington,” per The Washington Post. “I’ve called them Washington all my life,” Carey said. “And I will continue to call them Washington.” Carey was asked why he hadn’t officiated a Redskins game since 2006. “The league respectfully honored...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Referee avoided doing Redskins games because of team name

The Washington Redskins team name debate may have emerged as a hot topic over the last year, but there are plenty of people who have had a problem with the racist undertones associated with the nickname for years. Former NFL referee Mike Carey is one of them. Carey, who recently retired after 19 seasons as […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The best new pick for the Redskins in 2014 – hands down

Through the preseason games, a pick has emerged as the best pick of the year for Redskins – Jay Gruden. From a management point of view, Gruden is a walking business school lesson. Some of his brilliant managerial moves: He has lowered expectations for RG3 for both RG3 and the fans that are sensible and listen. He hired Doug Williams to help build up RG3 and has earned RG3′s...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka: Redskins name debate is “stupid” and “appalling”

Former NFL head coach Mike Ditka isn’t a fan of the entire Redskins name debate. “This is so stupid it’s appalling,” Ditka told the website redskinshistorian.com, via SportingNews.com, “and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should never be anything but the Washington Redskins...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka went nuts over the Redskins name; What’s the Stink About?

Mike Ditka the old ball coach of the Chicago Bears was asked by the Washington Post about the Redskins name and boy did he go off. “What’s all the stink over the Redskin name?” Ditka said. “It’s so much [expletive] it’s incredible. We’re going to let the liberals of the world run this world. It […] The post Mike Ditka went nuts over the Redskins name; What’s the...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka is not one of those ‘political correct idiots’ pushing Redskins name change

Former NFL player and head coach of Da Bears Mike Ditka is not a man who minces his words. His latest un-mincing touches on the, well, touchy subject of whether the Washington Redskins should change their team name. Ditka’s take? The whole thing is “so stupid it’s appalling.” “What’s all the stink over the Redskin name? It’s so much [expletive] it’s incredible,”...
Via Low Brow Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka's misguided remarks about Redskins name change

Mike Ditka isn’t one to be shy about his opinions, here is what he thinks of the Redskins name controversy via The Sporting News. “This is so stupid it’s appalling,” Ditka, now an ESPN analyst, told the website redskinshistorian.com, “and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RG3 Looks A Bit Shaky In 2nd Preseason Game

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III completed 6-of-9 passes for 112 yards and one interception against Cleveland on Monday night. He also rushed for 24 yards on four carries.Fantasy Spin:Griffin's best throw was a deep ball to Andre Roberts, which gained 49 yards. He had a bad interception when the Redskins were driving in the first quarter. On the play, pass rushers flushed...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins players told Johnny Manziel: “This isn’t college anymore”

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo told Jason Cole of Bleacher Report that they weren’t saying anything crazy to Johnny Manziel that would have prompted him to flip them off the way he did. By all accounts, however, it was pretty benign stuff. Washington defensive end Brian Orakpo said some of the Washington players were saying, “This isn’t college anymore” to Manziel...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo: Johnny Manziel’s middle finger was ‘hilarious’

The Washington Redskins wanted to get a reaction out of Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel, and they got what they wanted. The Redskins shouted at the former Texas A&M quarterback from the sidelines and reminded him that he was just a rookie and not a college stud. Then Manziel flipped them off, a gesture caught on camera, after a third quarter incompletion during Monday...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo Sacks Johnny Manziel, Taunts Him With Money Sign (GIF)

Johnny Manziel won’t be the only one flashing his famous “money sign” this NFL season, we also will see it from defensive players who sack him. Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo sacked the Browns quarterback during Monday night’s preseason game in Washington, and then taunted Manziel with the money celebration. Ryan Kerrigan sacks Manziel and Orakpo celebrates with the "...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III reportedly alienating Redskins teammates

Robert Griffin III may never be completely loved in the Washington Redskins locker room, and thats okay as long as he leads the franchise to victories. Bleacher Report is reporting that RG3 is still rubbing some of his teammates the wrong way. According to the report Griffin III is still disliked in the locker room by several prominent Redskins teammates. His inability to learn...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

4 teams interested in Redskins’ Kirk Cousins

The Washington Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins has been a hot topic lately. Especially as he turns heads during the 2014 NFL preseason. There are a number of teams who could be interested in Kirk Cousins, but here are the four most-likely landing spots. Buffalo Bills: Although, the Bills have recently drafted EJ Manuel he has yet to prove that he is worth a long term investment...
Via The Penalty Flag
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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