REDSKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Matt Ioannidis Looking To Improve In All Facets Of His Game In Second Year

As he begins his second year with the Redskins, the defensive lineman is looking forward to competing with a new set of defensive linemen and enhancing his role on the team.
Via Redskins.com
1 hour ago

Jay Gruden expects leadership from Kirk Cousins 'no matter what his contract status is'

Leadership is an innate quality. It can't be bought. Kirk Cousins has it. He showed it in 2015 when he made about $600,000. He will show it again in 2017, Jay Gruden believes.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 hour ago

Jay Gruden optimistic about Redskins passing game

Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is confident in the Redskins passing game sans DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon. In a recent interview with CSN Mid-Atlantic, Jay Gruden said the loss of Jackson and Garcon looked worse from a spectator’s standpoint. “From the outside looking in it’s a major impact. Those two guys had a 1,000 […] Jay Gruden optimistic about Redskins passing...
Via Riggo's Rag
2 hours ago

Kirk Cousins, Redskins have not talked contract this year

The entire drama surrounding quarterback Kirk Cousins and his Washington Redskins has died down a bit. Just when it looked like Cousins might be traded, the Pro Bowler signed his franchise tag tender. As of now, it sure looks like the Skins are intent on keeping him through the 2017 season.With that said, there’s still a lot of unfinished business here. Cousins is once again slated...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Seahawks player says Scot McCloughan felt hated by Redskins’ Bruce Allen

The two main actors in the Redskins’ latest front-office drama — team President Bruce Allen and former general manager Scot McCloughan — both remained silent, at least publicly, for more than two weeks after McCloughan’s abrupt firing. Allen broke his silence at the NFL owners meetings on Sunday, telling a variety of outlets that he […]
Via DC Sports Blog
3 hours ago

Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 3/30

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, March 30, 2017, delivered by FedEx Ground.
Via Redskins.com
6 hours ago

Redskins' Jay Gruden loves RB Rob Kelly but he doesn't rule out drafting a 'special' back

Redskins coach Jay Gruden has a very high opinion of running back Rob Kelley. He surprised many by making the 53-man roster as an undrafted
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 hours ago

Experience with Redskins, Browns and others showed Kyle Shanahan key to success: Trust

PHOENIX — Though just 37, Kyle Shanahan had worked for five NFL teams before being named head coach of the San Francisco 49ers the day after the Falcons’ 25-point collapse against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. His experience at all of those stops — Tampa Bay, Houston, Washington, Cleveland and Atlanta — […]
Via The Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gruden confused by ‘doom-and-gloom’ surrounding Redskins

The Washington Redskins have had an offseason so far to forget, at least according to many NFL experts, pundits and the like. But Jay Gruden doesn’t quite understand why there’s so much “doom-and-gloom” surrounding the frequently dysfunctional organization.“I’m very optimistic,” Gruden said, via ESPN. “I know it’s not great, but we’ve had back-to-back winning...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Richmond mayor Levar Stoney wants more from Redskins

Richmond mayor Levar Stoney has no issues with the Washington Redskins, but he would like to see more done with the community. Richmond mayor Levar Stoney understands having the Washington Redskins practice facility in the City of Richmond is good for business. They’re contributing to the community, but he recently said in a Richmond Times-Dispatch […] Richmond mayor Levar Stoney...
Via Riggo's Rag
1 day ago

Draft: Tight End

Over the next few weeks, LETS GO REDSKINS will review Washington’s options in next month’s NFL Draft, position by position. Are the Redskins set at tight end? We’ve asked that questions about other skill positions, but it may be most appropriate here. With three already on the roster, Washington brought back local favorite Vernon Davis on a three year deal. Top TE draft prospects...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
1 day ago

Bashaud Breeland needs to focus on his performance, not Twitter

Looking at Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland’s Twitter feed, you’d think he must be coming off an all-pro season. In reality, Breeland struggled from the first snap onward. Sure, he had his moments, but he has been a liability who cannot handle big time players. Breeland was straight-up abused by Antonio Brown in the season opener on Monday Night Football. Although...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

As Bruce Allen explains Scot McCloughan firing, Redskins fans search for optimism

A little more than three weeks after he fired Scot McCloughan as general manager, Redskins team president Bruce Allen broke his silence on Sunday, addressing his decision … kind of. Allen, speaking at the league meetings in Phoenix, said firing McCloughan was in the best interest of the franchise. But he didn’t really say why. As […]
Via The Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen says he and Cousins ‘laugh’ about trade rumors

Washington has placed the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins for a second consecutive season, but that hasn’t stopped speculation that the team could look to trade the quarterback leading up to next month’s NFL Draft. For team president Bruce Allen, that speculation apparently provides comic relief.Allen remained adamant over the weekend that Washington has no intention of trading...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins propose letting teams opt out of ‘color rush’ jerseys

The “color rush” uniforms NFL teams wear on "Thursday Night Football" have been called everything from “ugly as hell” to “blinding” to “hideous.”And you can now add “garish” to this list.In an official rule change proposal, the Washington Redskins requested that teams be allowed to opt-out of the color rush uniforms when playing on NFL Network’s "Thursday Night...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Top GM candidates not interested in Redskins job due to Daniel Snyder

The Washington Redskins remain in utter turmoil following a disappointing 2016 season. Just as free agency was getting going earlier this month, the team fired general manager Scot McCloughan amid leaks from the organization that his drinking had become a problem.That came around the same time that Pro Bowl quarterback Kirk Cousins was apparently telling anyone who would listen...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins shouldn’t be shocked if the GM search doesn’t go well

The Washington Redskins might have a hard time finding a qualified new general manager. Shocker, right? Washington looks like a toxic place to hold the position after the odd Mike Shanahan-Robert Griffin III era followed by the organization running Scot McCloughan out of town. With the search underway, CBSSports.com’s Jason La Canfora reports several big names have already shied...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kirk Cousins absolutely will play for Washington in 2017

After much smoke that Kirk Cousins might play for another team besides Washington in 2017, it appears there is absolutely no fire to this story. The writing was on the wall that this would be the inevitable turn of events when the San Francisco 49ers signed Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley in free agency this year.Realistically, that was the only other team Cousins was going to have...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Su’a Cravens upset about ‘bs’ story

Su’a Cravens was mentioned in an article discussing the troubles in the Washington Redskins’ front office, and he is not happy about it.The Monday Morning Quarterback’s Albert Breer wrote an article published last week in which he examined what led to the departure of GM Scot McCloughan. Breer identified three key points that contributed to McCloughan’s firing. One was the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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