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What Can Phillip Thomas Offer the Washington Redskins This Season?
May 15th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
The draft is a time of pure euphoria for both NFL teams and players alike. Hearing your name called from behind the podium means that you've reached the pinnacle of football and you're on your way to a career in the NFL.  Phillip Thomas, last year's fourth round pick for...

Washington Redskins’ Phillip Thomas Out for Season
August 13th, 2013 at 6:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins thought they were in the clear when reports came back that rookie safety Philip Thomas didn't have a broken foot.  Unfortunately, those celebrations were premature, as the team placed Thomas on injured reserve Tuesday afternoon with a Lisfranc injury, according to Mark Maske. Thomas left last Thursday's preseason...

Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin III to Face the Next Step in Recovery
August 12th, 2013 at 1:52 PM
Washington Redskin's head coach Mike Shanahan restated last week that the team would continue to press forward with its plan regarding quarterback Robert Griffin III's recovery from a torn ACL.  It looks like that plan is about to get ramped up. Griffin took 53 of the 70 first team snaps on Monday,...

Washington Redskins’ Phillip Thomas Has Foot Sprain and Other Injury Updates
August 10th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The amount of preseason injuries this season around the NFL has been staggering, so the Washington Redskins breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday when they escaped with a victory against the Tennessee Titans largely unscathed.   However, rookie safety Phillip Thomas, left the game early in the second quarter with...

Washington Redskins: Injury Update on Starters for 2013 NFL Season
June 24th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
***PHOTO1***When approaching the upcoming NFL season, the Washington Redskins are faced with a long list of injured players that are working to make a comeback by week one. While the majority of the team participated in regular practice on the field, a group of injured, including six starters, worked on rehabilitation and...

Washington Redskins’ Pierre Garcon Will Wear Special Footwear to Protect Injured Foot
June 6th, 2013 at 2:13 PM
Washington Redskins' receiver Pierre Garcon set the bar high for the season after taking a Robert Griffin III pass 88 yards for RG3's first career touchdown. Unfortunately for Garcon and the Redskins, Pierre would miss the second half of the game and battle a torn ligament in his foot for the...

Washington Redskins’ Brian Orakpo Says He’s “100 Percent” Healthy
April 15th, 2013 at 11:12 AM
The Washington Redskin's defense is poised to get a major boost this season with the return of outside linebacker Brian Orakpo to the every day lineup. Orakpo, entering his fifth season in the NFL, has been slowed by major injuries over the past few seasons.  He suffered injuries to his left...

National Media Blasts the Redskins Over Rushing RGIII Back, but They Give a Pass to the Pats with Gronk
April 8th, 2013 at 10:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** During last season's first round playoff loss, all the national media could talk about was how the Washington Redskins and head coach Mike Shanahan rushed quarterback Robert Griffin III back before he was ready.  What has gotten very little media scrutiny has been the Patriots and coach Bill Belichick's treatment ...

Washington Redskins’ Quarterback Robert Griffin III Responds to Adidas Ad on Twitter
February 19th, 2013 at 7:18 PM
You couldn't turn on the television around November of last year without seeing some kind of RG3 promotional.  Companies like Gatorade, Subway and Adidas looked to capitalize on the marketability of one of the NFL's hottest young stars.  A new ad from Adidas had the world buzzing. ***VIDEO1*** While the ad stays...

Washington Redskins’ WR Pierre Garcon Won’t Need Surgery
February 19th, 2013 at 5:16 PM
The Washington Redskins took a major risk signing wide receiver Pierre Garcon to a major contract in the offseason, aiming to give Robert Griffin III a deep threat.  Garcon didn't disappoint when he was on the field but getting in to the game proved to be a difficult task after...

Can the Washington Redskins Overcome Their Injuries?
October 23rd, 2012 at 4:11 PM
Last week's high is over. A brand new week of gloom is setting in. The Washington Redskins put forward a valiant effort Sunday, but it wasn't enough. Why not? Was it really one play were talking about, or does that just make a pretty target for us? It's hard to...

Washington Redskins Lose Chris Neild for the Season; Chris Baker Prepared to Step In
August 15th, 2012 at 5:34 PM
The Washington Redskins entered training camp with more depth than ever. This was especially true along the defensive line and should remain that way unless they become injury riddled. Yesterday, they suffered their first blow. Chris Neild is done for the season after tearing his ACL in 11-on-11's yesterday. The news...

Washington Redskins Broken Offensive Line Gets Their First Real Test Thursday
August 8th, 2012 at 6:22 PM
The Redskins have suffered a few setbacks this year, already—mostly on the offensive line. Down three starters for tomorrow's pre-season debut, the biggest test for Washington will be to protect Robert Griffin III in his first games as a pro and it won't be easy. Jammal Brown was the first lineman down....

Redskins101.com Weighs in on the Current Discussion on Concussions
May 7th, 2012 at 1:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Here at Redskins101 we like to focus mainly on the Washington Redskins and don't always tackle league-wide issues unless they some how pertain to the Redskins.  For example bounty-gate involved the Redskins' former defensive coordinator, Greg Williams, and there was speculation that action could be taken against the Redskins for...

Up and Down Day for the Washington Redskins; Ryan Tannehill is Injured and RGIII Declares
January 11th, 2012 at 1:36 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** Washington Redskins' fans had their fair share of disappointment and excitement on Tuesday. To start the day, we found out that Ryan Tannehill suffered a foot injury that will keep him out of the Senior Bowl. As tough as that was, everyone's demeanor changed the minute Chris Mortensen reported that Robert Griffin III will indeed declare for the 2012 NFL Draft. Up: The Redskins...

Injuries to Washington Redskins Veteran’s Paying Off Through Rookies
December 14th, 2011 at 7:18 PM
Obvious to most, the Washington Redskins entered this season with their quarterback as their single greatest weakness. Then injuries set in, and things started to fall apart. But things are turning around! Not only are the Redskins in position to fill their greatest need, they have also seen major improvements from their rookies. Some have shown that they can be relied on next season (Roy Helu, Leonard Hankerson, maybe DeJon Gomes); other might ensure a future as...

Washington Redskins Recent Roster Moves and What They Mean
November 15th, 2011 at 5:30 PM
Today the Washington Redskins confirmed placing Leonard Hankerson and Kendrick Gholston on season ending injured reserve. In their place they brought back two players cut last week; Donte Stallworth and Darrion Scott. They also cut Kareem Moore, one day before the deadline to cut or keep a player who started the season on...

Washington Redskins Vs Buffalo Bills: Injuries, Keys to the Game, and Predictions
October 30th, 2011 at 1:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** Washington Redskins Injuries  Out – Mike Sellers (Back), Trent Williams (Ankle), Santana Moss (Hand) Questionable – Oshiomogho Atogwe (Knee), Phillip Buchanon (Neck), London Fletcher (Hamstring), DeAngelo Hall Probable – Byron Westbrook (Hamstring), Josh Wilson (Hamstring), Jamal Brown (hip), Reed Doughty (Chest), Rex Grossman (illness), Donte Stallworth (Hamstring) Buffalo Bills Injuries Out – Demetrius Bell...

Devastating Injuries to the Redskins Offense are Exactly What This Team Needed
October 27th, 2011 at 12:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** The last two weeks the Redskins have taken a beating on the score board and in the injury department.  Most notable have been on the offensive side of the ball with running back Tim Hightower, tight end Chris Cooley, and offensive guard Kory Lichtensteiger going on injured reserved for the...

Redskins Fans are Ready to Dump Chris Cooley, but Should They Be?
October 26th, 2011 at 9:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yesterday when the new broke that tight end Chris Cooley would finish his season on injury reserve I knew the topic of the local sports radio stations would be if this was Cooley's last season in a Redskins' uniform. As far as both local radio stations were concerned (106.7 The Fan...