REDSKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Why the Redskins will LOVE Matt Ioannidis

I’ve written a lot these past few weeks about the types of players Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan likes. Fifth round pick Matt Ioannidis is one of those guys, and he is a player the team is expecting a lot from in 2016 and beyond. First, he’s showing himself a guy who can play anywhere on the defensive line, depending on wherever they need him to be, in whatever scheme...
Via cover32
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PHOTOS: Redskins Strap Up Helmets, Begin OTAs

The Washington Redskins started the next stage of workouts on Tuesday by strapping on their helmets for the first week of OTAs.
Via Redskins.com
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WRCF Raises Record Funds At Second Redskins Charity Golf Classic

For the second consecutive year, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation hosted the Redskins Charity Golf Classic at Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va.
Via Redskins.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins offense will turn the corner in 2016

It will be hard for Washington Redskins fans to not be excited about where this team’s offense is headed. Kirk Cousin, sans contract, has the benefit of a full offseason as the main guy at quarterback, and the receivers that General Manager Scot McCloughan has assembled look to emerge as the best in the division. While questions regarding whether or not Matt Jones can be the running...
Via cover32
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Which Redskins are on the roster bubble?

Who is in serious contention for the precious few roster spots that are truly up for grabs? Tandler takes a look.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins mailbag: On offseason practices, the D-line and the Cousins negotiation

The action ramps up a bit this week at Redskins Park as the team’s offseason practices take place the next three days, and then continue the next two weeks. Unlike previous weeks, where the team held workouts and unit walk-throughs, the offense and defense will face off against each other. These are still non-contact practices, […]
Via The Insider
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 5/24

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Need to Know: Has the Redskins’ defense improved enough?

Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, May 24, 65 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp in Richmond. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 135 days ago. It will be 111 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: Redskins training camp starts 65;…
Via Real Redskins
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the Washington Redskins will win the NFC East

As the dust begins to settle after this year’s NFL draft and countless rookies have been given the chance to prove they belong with the best of the best, the outlook for many teams is becoming clearer. For some teams, the expectations assigned to them by the public are something they hope to prove wrong. One of these teams is the Washington Redskins. Despite stunning everyone...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

High school senior takes Redskins cheerleader to prom

Some people can say they took a cheerleader to prom, but how many of you can say you took a Redskins cheerleader to prom? Stephen
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
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Redskins rear view mirror littered with drama

The past week in the District saw a review of every mistake, misstep, and controversy that all Redskins fan would just as soon forget. But as we saw in the media, hot topic needle moving stories highlighted both how far down this team had fallen, and how far they’ve come. Still, some scars will remain, and the baggage accumulated by Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan, and Daniel...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Thomas Boswell has never written a column about the Redskins name debate

Last Thursday, the debate over the Washington Redskins name took its latest turn when a Post survey showed that nine out of 10 Native Americans don’t find the usage offensive. The reaction was swift — many on both sides of the issue dug their heels in deeper, while at least a few considered changing their […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins, Ryan Kerrigan and Josh Norman join the Easterns Motors fraternity

Redskins cornerback Josh Norman wasn’t familiar with the Easterns Motors jingle before last week. There’s a chance he hasn’t stopped singing “Your Job’s Your Credit” since. “Man, I haven’t watched TV since I got here,” Norman confessed Friday after arriving at Easterns’ corporate headquarters in Sterling, where he and teammates Kirk Cousins and Ryan Kerrigan...
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Looking at the Redskins’ roster locks going into OTAs

The Redskins have the league maximum 90 players on their roster and a lot of what goes on between now and the season opener against the Steelers will be about finding out who will be on the final 53-man roster. There is plenty of talk from Jay Gruden and Scot McCloughan about competition. But how…
Via Real Redskins
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This Redskins cornerback just promised to become the next Darrell Green — ‘or better’

When I argued last year that Alex Oveckhin was the best Washington athlete of the past half-century, the most common counter-argument was “Darrell Green.” Green was a first ballot Hall of Famer, a seven-time Pro Bowler, someone who played in three Super Bowls (and won two), someone who intercepted 54 passes, scored 11 touchdowns on […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Need to Know: Which Redskins will surprise in 2016?

Here is what you need to know on this Monday, May 23, one day before the Washington Redskins start OTAs. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 134 days ago. It will be 112 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: OTAs start 2; Redskins training camp starts 67;…
Via Real Redskins
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darrell Green Ready to ‘Bring Value’ to Redskins

WASHINGTON — Darrell Green needs no introduction to fans of the Washington Redskins. After an illustrious 20-year career, all with one team, he is considered by many to be both the best cornerback of all time and the most quintessential Redskin. So why has he never answered the call by thousands of fans to come back and coach? It’s complicated. On the one hand, it’s something...
Via CBS DC
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: How will they fare in the trenches in 2016

This edition of the Washington Redskins position preview will focus on the big men up front, the offensive line. The team has had issues in this area the last few years. In 2014, the Skins gave up 58 sacks, second highest in the league, and the rushing game averaged only 105 yards. Washington partly addressed the problem in the 2015 draft, bringing in Brandon Sherff (Iowa), who anchored...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could Pierre Garcon, DeSean Jackson Redskins Days Be Numbered?

With the addition of draft picks Josh Doctson and Jamison Crowder and the emergence of tight end Jordan Reed, the Washington Redskins are building a formidable receiving corps for the future. Former Redskins general manager Charley Casserly went as far to say the Redskins had the best receiving corps in the National Football League when you include veterans DeSean Jackson and Pierre...
Via KCM Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins: Talent on team can make average QBs look good

Set to play under the $20 million franchise tag in 2016, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is coming off the best season of his career. The former fourth-round pick put up 4,166 yards with 34 total touchdowns and 11 interceptions while completing a league high 69.8 percent of his passes en route to leading Washington to the NFC East title. While Cousins’ salary suggests...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins ‘gratified’ by poll indicating Native American support for team name

Dan Snyder and the Washington Redskins issued a statement in which the organization expressed gratitude over the results of a recent poll that showed “overwhelming support” from Native Americans for the team’s controversial name. The results of the poll, conducted by The Washington Post, reveals that nine in 10 Native Americans don’t find the Redskins name offensive. ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan: Dan Snyder went above my head influencing RG3

Former Washington head coach Mike Shanahan believes Redskins owner Dan Snyder constantly interfered with former quarterback Robert Griffin III, to the point where Shanahan felt undermined. In a feature by Jason Reid of the Undefeated, Shanahan said in a team meeting, Griffin told the coaching staff he wasn’t going to use some of the playbook, as he wanted to become less mobile...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan wasn’t thrilled with Redskins trading up for RG3

Former Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan let owner Dan Synder know he wasn’t exactly thrilled with the team trading significant draft capital to select quarterback Robert Griffin III back in the 2012 NFL draft. “Dan knew I wasn’t very happy about what we did, but he wanted everybody to celebrate how smart we were, so we jumped on his plane and met the other owners...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis' fiancee accuses TE of cheating on her

Vernon Davis was accused of cheating on his longtime girlfriend in a post that was published on social media Monday. Janel Horne, Davis’ fiancee who has been with him for many years and has three children with the Washington Redskins tight end, ripped Davis in an Instagram post. She claimed he cheated on her with a 20-year-old woman and even tagged the gossip website Baller Alert...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM confident about signing Kirk Cousins to long-term deal

With a July 15 deadline approaching, Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins are reportedly not close to settling on a long-term contract, per Mike Jones of The Washington Post. This, however, is not worrying Washington’s general manager Scot McCloughan, who thinks something will eventually work itself out. “It’s a big contract, and a position that’s very important to us...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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