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Utilizing Santana Moss in the Washington Redskins’ Crowded Receiving Corps
June 9th, 2014 at 1:04 PM
Two years ago, Santana Moss was a reliable target for the rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III. That year, he had 41 catches for 573 yards and 8 touchdowns. Those touchdowns were the most by the veteran receiver since his first year with the Redskins back in 2005. Now, Moss is...

Robert Griffin III Gelling with New Washington Redskins Receivers
May 30th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
During the offseason, the Washington Redskins acquired some new weapons for quarterback Robert Griffin III to use at his disposal. The Redskins resigned veteran Santana Moss, signed Andre Roberts and DeSean Jackson in free agency and drafted Ryan Grant. Not only that, but tight end Jordan Reed is returning from...

Washington Redskins’ Santana Moss Speaks Out on Poor Officiating
December 5th, 2013 at 11:25 AM
Washington Redskins' receiver Santana Moss has never been one to hold back his opinion on any given subject.  His "outburst," if you can call it that, cost the Redskins a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty against the New York Giants on Sunday night. The Redskins' were clinging to a 17-14 lead early in...

Devery Henderson Released by the Washington Redskins
August 14th, 2013 at 11:49 AM
The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday morning that they have released former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Devery Henderson. ***PHOTO1*** The 31-year old veteran was caught in the midst of a numbers battle for a position on the Redskins' final 53-man roster.  Receivers Pierre Garcon, Leonard Hankerson, Santana Moss, Josh Morgan are virtual locks...

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...

Quarterback Pat White Willing to “Do Whatever It Takes” to Make Washington Redskins Roster
July 7th, 2013 at 9:09 AM
When the Washington Redskins announced they had signed former West Virginia quarterback Pat White, many believed that he would be nothing more then camp fodder to mimic Robert Griffin III's play style while the star quarterback recovered from offseason knee surgery.  White isn't going to let that stop him from...

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...

The Redskins Could Use This Free Agency to Get a Little Revenge on the Giants
March 15th, 2013 at 10:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** The 2013 NFL Free Agency has begun and in tradition with the Mike Shanahan and Bruce Allen era the Redskins have been pretty quiet.  I'm pretty sure this is mostly due to the fact that the Redskins are still dealing with their cap penalty handed down by the NFL...

Santana Moss Agrees to Restructure Deal to Remain with Washington Redskins
March 12th, 2013 at 11:42 AM
The Washington Redskins are having to make some tough personnel decisions this offseason.  They avoided major heartburn from the Redskins fanbase on Tuesday morning by restructuring wide receiver Santana Moss' deal, shaving approximately $2 million off the cap. Moss quickly endeared himself to Redskins faithful after coming over from the New...

Washington Redskins Will not Resign Restricted Free Agent Brandon Banks
March 11th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
The Brandon Banks experiment with the Washington Redskins has officially come to an end.  The team has chosen not to tender the restricted free agent, which allows him to sign with any other NFL team without the Redskins receiving compensation. The former Kansas State standout was signed as an undrafted free agent...

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...

What are Dezmon Briscoe’s Chances of Making the Washington Redskins’ Active Roster?
August 17th, 2012 at 5:27 PM
The Washington Redskins loaded up at wide receiver this offseason to usher in a new era of D.C. football. Many of these new receivers are fighting to make the team. Right now, Dezmon Briscoe is one of them. Currently outside of the top six receivers, what are his chances of making the...

Washington Redskins Wide Receiver Battles: Size Matters
August 14th, 2012 at 3:05 PM
The Washington Redskins have turned over most of the team since the arrivals of Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan. One of the major changes has taken place at wide receiver and it's beyond just bringing in new players; it's a new philosophy--which looks surprising like Green Bay's. In the last...

Washington Redskins: Take Aways from Last Night’s Win in Buffalo
August 10th, 2012 at 11:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** I just want to start out by saying, "damn I'm good at predicting things."  In article yesterday about what to watch for in the preseason opener I pointed out a few players and positions to watch and boy did those things shine through last night. The good news is that...

Washington Redskins: What to Watch for in Tonights Pre-Season Game Against the Buffalo Bills
August 9th, 2012 at 10:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** Tonight is the night we've been waiting for since we heard NFL Commissioner Rodger Goodell say back in April, "With the second pick in the 2012 NFL Draft the Washington Redskins select quarterback Robert Griffin III from Baylor University." There has been a lot of talk, a lot of hype because...

Washington Redskins Veterans Report to Training Camp Today
July 25th, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Today is the day Redskins' fans.  Skins' veterans report to training camp today.  Sure they're only there to have physicals done but they're there and tomorrow the fun begins. It's been a long, but exciting off-season and Coach Mike Shannahan has some new toys to play with on the offensive side...

The Washington Redskins’ Surprise Player of 2012: Aldrick Robinson
July 21st, 2012 at 2:19 PM
Sparked by a question asked on Twitter, @LL_HTTR has convinced me that Aldrick Robinson will be the surprise of the season. Robinson was called up from the practice squad by the Washington Redskins in the latter part of the 2011 season, after another team offered him a roster spot. Even...

Brandon Banks Will Have to Contribute on Offense If He Wants to Make 2012 Roster
June 13th, 2012 at 5:15 PM
***VIDEO1*** Following Tuesday's minicamp practices, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he's informed third year kick returner Brandon Banks that he'll have to contribute on offense if he wants to make the team. Banks is undoubtedly an explosive player, but nagging knee injuries slowed down his ability to return kicks in...

Undrafted Free Agent Lance Lewis Could Be Washington Redskins Big Surprise in 2012
May 13th, 2012 at 3:47 PM
While catching up with the Redskins’ free agent signings, I came across an interesting prospect: Lance Lewis, a six foot, 208 pound wide receiver out of ECU. Signed as an undrafted rookie, Lewis will has an uphill battle ahead of him; fighting with Santana Moss, Anthony Armstrong, Niles Paul (unless...

Robert Griffin III and Incoming Free Agents Bring Balance to the Washington Redskins
May 7th, 2012 at 4:48 PM
Since 2008, the Washington Redskins have failed to gain more yards or score more points over a season than their opponents. Now, Robert Griffin III and a pair of free agent receivers will do their best to bring balance back to the Nation's Capital. At the beginning of free agency, the...