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Chris Cooley Retires, Joins Washington Redskins’ Radio Team
July 17th, 2013 at 9:03 AM
Captain Chaos is finally hanging up his cleats.  Chris Cooley will retire after a nine-year career with Washington and join the Redskins' broadcast team as an analyst. In 2004, Cooley was drafted in the third round by the Redskins.  He'll finish his career with 429 receptions, which is a Redskins' record...

ESPN’s Rick Reilly Calls Former Washington Redskins Coach Joe Gibbs Second Greatest of All-Time
May 21st, 2013 at 3:26 PM
When thumbing through the list of former Washington Redskins head coaches, one name rises above the rest: Joe Jackson Gibbs.  ESPN's Rick Reilly is willing to take it one step farther, listing Gibbs as the second greatest coach in the history of the National Football League. He does acknowledges that his...

Former Washington Redskins Linebacker LaVar Arrington to Announce Draft Pick
April 18th, 2013 at 12:42 PM
Each NFL team will have a former player announce one of their second-or-third round draft picks in the upcoming NFL draft.  The Washington Redskins will be represented by former second-overall pick, LaVar Arrington. One of the most explosive college prospects of all-time, Arrington was the source of some energy to a...

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...

Mike Wise and the Washington Post Antagonize Washington Redskins’ Fans Once Again
March 5th, 2013 at 9:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** To anyone who has read my work here at Redskins101.com and other websites know that I'm not a big fan of Washington Post Columnist Mike Wise.  It could be his dislike for anything Washington Redskins, it could be his smarmy know-it-all "I'm smarter than you" attitude, or just his basic...

Former Washington Redskins Wide Receiver Michael Westbrook Takes on Steven Seagal in New Movie
February 21st, 2013 at 11:56 AM
Michael Westbrook will be remembered around Washington for a lot of things. Unfortunately, for Redskins fans, most of them will have to do things outside of football.  Westbrook's latest challenge?  A fight scene with Steven Seagal's in his latest latest movie, "Force of Execution," as first reported by Fatpickled.com. Washington selected...

Washington Redskins Legend Gary Clark Announced as Head Coach of Lingerie Team
February 14th, 2013 at 4:38 PM
Former Washington Redskins wide receiver Gary Clark has been named the head coach of the Baltimore Charm of the Legend's Football League, a women's league featuring players in lingerie.  Clark replaces Rick Reeder, who was released last week due to a violation of the league's conduct policy.  This will be Gary...

Clinton Portis: a Look Back on an Underrated Redskin
August 24th, 2012 at 10:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yesterday afternoon Clinton Portis officially retired from the National Football League.   Since Portis had been of the league for over a year his retirement was of no surprise to anyone yet it was still a somber occasion. When it was announced on Wednesday that Portis would be announcing his retirement...

Washington Redskins: Top 25 Draft Picks in Franchise History
April 26th, 2012 at 1:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** We are now under eight hours away from the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft where the Washington Redskins will presumably take quarterback Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick. They Redskins paid a lot to move up to the number two spot in order to take Griffin who...

Washington Redskins: 20 Years Since Their Last Super Bowl
January 26th, 2012 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** There is a funny thing about growing older, the glory days of your past seem to drift further and further away. I remember that magical 1991 season of the Washington Redskins.  Even though I was only in third grade I remember it vividly.  In fact at the beginning of the season...

The Washington Redskins a Look Back to the Magical 1991 Season
December 8th, 2011 at 9:07 AM
***PHOTO1*** "It was twenty years ago today, Sergeant Pepper told the band to play..." Those are the immortal words of Paul McCartney and the Beatles and when I first heard that song when I was eight I thought that twenty years was a long time.  Fast forward to twenty years in...

Rex Vs Beck, This Generation’s Billy Vs Sonny?
August 5th, 2011 at 9:42 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** In Washington D.C. there is an old saying,  "The second-string quarterback is the most popular member of the Redskins' roster." As a fan base, Redskins fans are some of the most intelligent and vocal in the NFL.  No matter how well or how poorly the season is going the fans will...

Former Washington Redskin LaVar Arrington: Well-Managed NFL Teams Will Dominate Early
July 11th, 2011 at 1:39 PM
I read an article today from Lavar Arrington of the Washington Post about a lack of parity in the league, following the lockout. He believes that the elite teams will rise above the rest this year, especially early. I can't say he has an invalid argument there, but I am from another belief. I don't...

Washington Redskins’ Promote Play 60: Host Mini-Combine for Kids
June 25th, 2011 at 3:19 PM
Washington Redskins staff and alumni were on hand at Redskins Park, hosting a mini-combine for the NFL's Play 60. For those not familiar, Play 60 is a program the NFL is using to try to encourage kids to get out and play, once a day, for at least 60 minutes. It...

Washington Redskin Sean Taylor Graffiti Tag
June 20th, 2011 at 11:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sean Taylor was one of the greatest Washington Redskins saftey's of all time and recently been written about of as the second best draft pick since 2000. The graffiti pictures "Sean Taylor" with his jersey number  "21" and is featured at Brookland Metro station. Click to see Graffiti and read more Unforgettable Redskin. I love seeing anything like this. I'm...

Ex Washington Redskin Clinton Portis a Trader After Giant Comments?
May 25th, 2011 at 12:25 PM
Is Clinton Portis a trader for wanting to play in the Skins Division? Or is there a pattern here of greater concern? First off, Clinton ran out of Washington (or failed to run and was shown the door) and with these latest comments he could trader. But the deeper issue...