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Washington Redskins’ Begin Plans for New Stadium
August 28th, 2014 at 1:03 PM
Fans of the Washington Redskins received the news they've been waiting for now for years: the team has begun the process of building a new stadium. #51332354 / gettyimages.com Washington Redskins' owner Dan Snyder gave details to Comcast SportsNet on Wednesday that the team had started meeting with architects to develop...

FightClub.com, Now the Official Fantasy Football Game of Sports Media 101; Sign-Up Free, Win Big
September 28th, 2013 at 8:42 AM
Sports Media 101 Inc. is proud to announce an official, and exclusive, fantasy football partnership with FightClub.com. FightClub offers weekly fantasy football games suited for both the novice and professional fantasy football player, encompassing NFL football and NCAA football. Sign-up is free and all new participants receive an immediate $5 credit. Additionally,...

Washington Redskins Move to 2-0 in the Preseason, Defeat Pittsburgh Steelers 24-13
August 20th, 2013 at 9:43 AM
The Washington Redskins return to FedEx Field this week and earned their second victory of the preseason over the Pittsburgh Steelers, 24-13. WHY THEY WON The first string defense was electric. It was a role reversal from last week where the Redskins couldn't stop the Titans rushing attack to save their lives.  Washington's...

Preseason Game Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at Washington Redskins
August 19th, 2013 at 12:54 PM
It's been a long wait but it's finally time to open FedEx Field as the Washington Redskins welcome the Pittsburgh Steelers for their second preseason game of the 2013 NFL season. Washington defeated the Tennessee Titans during the first week of the preseason after a rushing touchdown from third string quarterback...

Washington Redskins Defeat Tenneesee Titans 22-21 in Preseason Opener
August 9th, 2013 at 7:26 AM
The Washington Redskins opened the 2013 preseason with a gutsy 22-21 victory over the Tennessee Titans.  It wasn't easy, as the Redskins struggled against the Titans version of "slash and dash" in the running game, surrendering long touchdown runs to Chris Johnson and Shonn Greene.  However, the defense tightened up...

Preseason Game Preview: Washington Redskins at Tennessee Titans
August 8th, 2013 at 5:04 PM
The Washington Redskins are set to kick off their preseason schedule tonight against the Tennessee Titans in Music City.  Shanahan and company have been itching to get back on the field after a tough loss to the Seattle Seahawks in last years playoffs, which certainly left a bitter taste in the...

Washington Redskins Looking in to Free Agent Linebacker Nick Barnett
July 31st, 2013 at 9:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** The middle linebacker position has been steady with London Fletcher and Perry Riley manning the top two spots last season.  However, with top back-up Keenen Robinson out for the season after tearing his left pectoral muscle this offseason, the Washington Redskins are left a little short on the depth chart.  That...

Rush Limbaugh: “Only Politically Correct Jerks Offended by Washington Redskins Logo”
July 6th, 2013 at 8:17 AM
Rush Limbaugh inserted himself in to the debate surrounding the Washington Redskins logo during his afternoon radio program last week, and didn't hold back his feelings on the subject. “So these change advocates [i.e. those who are urging Dan Snyder to change the offensive name of his D.C. NFL team] are...

Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin III Honors Military
June 21st, 2013 at 11:50 AM
***PHOTO1***A Washington Redskins practice was a little special as 25 members of local U.S. Air Force units came and visited the team in honor of Veteran's Day. The USAA announced Monday that Redskins' QB Robert Griffin III will support their military appreciation efforts this year. For Griffin, the visit hits home...

Predicting the Washington Redskins 53-Man Roster – Offense
May 21st, 2013 at 1:17 PM
As the Washington Redskins continue with organized team activities this week, it's time to take a glance at the roster and predict what the team will look like on opening day.  While we're certainly a long way away from September 9th, the team returns a number of starters from last year, marking...

Washington D.C. Council Wants to Trade “Redskins” for “Redtails”
April 30th, 2013 at 1:31 PM
***PHOTO1***"Hail to the Redtails...." It just doesn't have the same ring, does it?  If Washington D.C. council member David Grosso gets his way, the Washington Redskins will become the "Redtails," a nickname once given to the prestigious Tuskegee Airmen. It's been a long time that we’ve had this name associated with...

Washington Redskins to Open Season on Monday Night Football
April 18th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
The Washington Redskins will open their season on Monday Night Football against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to Chuck Carroll. #BREAKING: #Redskins will open #NFL season on #MNF against #Eagles. (via @4thandpain) — Chuck Carroll (@TheChuckCarroll) April 18, 2013 The rumors began to swirl around January that the NFL was feeling out Redskins' team...

Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin III and Clinton Portis in the Running for Madden 25 Cover
March 14th, 2013 at 10:22 AM
The Washington Redskins have two representatives in the current fan vote to be on the cover of the popular Madden video game franchise's 25th Anniversary cover, due to be released later this summer.  Current quarterback Robert Griffin III represents the team in the "new school" bracket while Clinton Portis is on...

Redskins Fill Special Teams Coach Vacancy
February 12th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
The Washington Redskins announced the hiring of former Denver Broncos' Assistant Special Teams Coach Keith Burns yesterday.   Burns replaces the out going ST coach Danny Smith who left the Redskins last month to take over Special Teams duties in Pittsburgh. Burns is a former ST specialist who played under Coach Mike...

Calm Down with All the Kirk Cousins Trade Talk
December 18th, 2012 at 11:15 AM
Last Sunday when Kirk Cousins took the field against the Cleveland Browns I wasn't shocked by his play on the field.  The kid was a stand out for Michgan State and was highly touted in the draft by many analysts and teams.  In fact the only thing surprising to me...

Washington Redskins Insider Report: Baltimore Ravens are “Joe Flacco’s Team”
December 9th, 2012 at 10:48 AM
 Believe it or not, the Washington Redskins have won three games in a row and are now favorites (by 2.5) to beat the Baltimore Ravens, extending the streak to four. But when these two teams meet, in the battle of the beltway, there's more at stake than just records--the fanhood...

Washington Redskins Insider Report: Round Two Against Eli Manning and the G-Men
December 3rd, 2012 at 1:03 PM
Looking at the box score from the last time these two teams met, you would be surprised to see the Washington Redskins lost. They were playing the New York Giants for first place in the division at the time and suffered heart-breaking loss, which in turn started a three game skid. And yet, here...

Washington Redskins Vs. New York Giants: Insider Report – Giants Have Trouble Setting the Edge
October 21st, 2012 at 11:09 AM
Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins take their high octane show to the Meadowlands today, to face the 4-2 New York Giants. With a win, the Skins would take over first place in the NFC East and have a chance to be above .500 at the midway point. To...

Redskins 101 Game Preview: Washington Redskins @ New York Giants
October 20th, 2012 at 9:41 PM
The Washington Redskins have a great chance this week. They are playing the New York Giants on the road; not an easy place to play but they did win last year's contest there. A win tomorrow would likely catapult the Skins forward towards a strong season, something that hasn't happened...

Redskins 101 Rounds Table: First Quarter Report Card and Predictions
October 5th, 2012 at 8:04 PM
With the first quarter of the season in the books, we hear at Redskins 101 are ready to hand out our first set of grades. Let us know what you think or would have done differently! Hail to the Redskins! Offense: Josh - Offense gets an A. When was the last time we...