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Chris Cooley Won’t Play for Any Other Team but Washington Redskins
April 17th, 2013 at 9:22 AM
The term "core Redskins" made it's debut under legendary Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs during his second stint at the helm in the mid-2000's.  It didn't take long for him to label tight-end Chris Cooley under that category.  In a recent interview with Dave Owens of WUSA, Chris Cooley said he...

Washington Redskins Sign Tackle Jeremy Trueblood
March 14th, 2013 at 1:05 PM
The Washington Redskins reached an agreement with its furst player from outside of the organization on Thursday morning, signing a deal with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackle Jeremy Trueblood, according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post. Trueblood was drafted by Tampa Bay in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft,...

Washington Redskins Free Agent Fred Davis Drawing Interest from Clevelend Browns
March 13th, 2013 at 11:08 AM
The Cleveland Browns have expressed interest in pursuing the Washington Redskins free agent tight-end Fred Davis, according to Jason La Canfora. Fred Davis is entering free agency for the first time in his career but has received little interest from teams outside of Washington. While he's been a highly productive player...

Do the Washington Redskins Have Interest in Cornerback Antoine Winfield?
March 13th, 2013 at 10:08 AM
With the Washington Redskins sending DeAngelo Hall in to free agency, they have a gaping hole in their secondary.  Could Antoine Winfield, released by the Minnesota Vikings yesterday, be a target?  According to John Keim, the answer to that quesion is yes. Not sure how serious the interest is in Winfield,...

Washington Redskins Re-sign Veteran Punter Sav Rocca
March 12th, 2013 at 5:12 PM
It isn't the big splash that Washington Redskins fans have been accustomed to over the past several season, but the team made an important signing on the heels of a new league year.  The Redskins have re-signed veteran punter Sav Rocca. Rocca began his career with the Philadelphia Eagles back in...

Robert Griffin III Wants Free Agent Reggie Bush with the Washington Redskins
March 12th, 2013 at 4:12 PM
A new league year is approaching and Robert Griffin III is already making requests to the Washington Redskins' front office.  A source close to the situation told Mike Florio of PFT that Griffin wants free agent running back Reggie Bush on the team. There have been rumors around the league that...

Washington Redskins Making Push for Cornerback Aqib Talib
March 11th, 2013 at 9:23 PM
The Washington Redskins will make a push to sign free agent cornerback Aqib Talib, according to Mike Garafolo of USA TODAY Sports. The Redskins have several connections to the troubled cornerback.  Talib played for Redskins' secondary coach Raheem Morris in Tampa Bay, and current Washington general manager Bruce Allen drafted the cornerback...

Washington Redskins to Part Ways with Cornerback DeAngelo Hall
March 11th, 2013 at 4:34 PM
DeAngelo Hall, the outspoken cornerback of the Washington Redskins, has been released by the team according to a text sent to ESPN's Josina Anderson.  He had two years remaining on a six-year, $54 million dollar deal. The writing was on the wall yesterday after the Redskins resigned several of their own...

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 Keep Five of Their Own
March 10th, 2013 at 7:10 PM
It's been a busy week at Redskins park, with Washington general manager Bruce Allen inking five important players to new deals on the eve of a new league year beginning Tuesday. Left guard Kory Lichtensteiger was the first of Washington's 13 unrestricted free agents to come to terms on a deal.  Lichtensteiger...

Washington Redskins Close to Signing Veteran Tackle Tony Pashos
March 8th, 2013 at 7:23 PM
The Washington Redskins are reportedly close to signing a deal with veteran right tackle Tony Pashos. Pashos is an eight-year veteran of the NFL, who last played in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns during the 2011 season.  The former fifth round draft pick also had stints with the Baltimore Ravens,...

Washington Redskins and Free Agent Lorenzo Alexander Far Apart in Latest Negotations
February 27th, 2013 at 11:34 AM
The Washington Redskins seemed to navigate through cap penalties last season without much difficulty.  It's already causing issues this offseason.   Free agent Lorenzo Alexander told John Keim of the Washington Examiner that the Redskins initial offer was "not close." “They offered me a deal but obviously at this point I’m not...

Washington Redskins Sign DL Ron Brace to Contract
February 14th, 2013 at 2:08 PM
The Washington Redskins have added their second free agent defensive linemen to the roster adding nosetackle Ron Brace. The 6'6, 330 lbs. lineman was a former second round draft pick of the New England Patriots in the 2009 season, grew up in Massachusetts and played close to home at Boston College....

Washington Redskins Release CB D.J. Johnson
February 6th, 2013 at 1:35 PM
It seems as if the Washington Redskins aren't wasting time in getting the offseason underway.  The team announced today that it has waived cornerback Domonique "D.J." Johnson. Washington signed the former Jackson State product to their practice squad in Week 8 of the regular season.  A rash of injuries and suspensions...

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 2012 Offseason: the Last Rebuild
July 10th, 2012 at 2:06 PM
Since Mike Shanahan became the Redskins Head Coach, the word "rebuild" has been thrown out non-stop. Sometimes the organization would say they're not rebuilding (and the McNabb signing was supposed to be proof, ha). More recently they have toned down their anti-rebuild rhetoric and accepted what the fans have seen...

Tim Hightower is Officially a Washington Redskin Again
May 14th, 2012 at 1:12 PM
According to Adam Scheftner, the Washington Redskins have officially signed Tim Hightower to a one year deal. With Hightower back in the mix, the Redskins appear to be set at running back entering the 2012 season. Tim Hightower was a late signing last season as well and earned the starting role...

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...

Washington Redskins Ink Kicker Neil Rackers to a Deal, but was It the Right Move?
April 25th, 2012 at 9:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** After meeting with Washington Redskin head coach Mike Shanahan and special teams coach Danny Smith on Monday, former Houston Texan kicker Neil Rackers has signed a deal with the Skins. Rackers told FOX26 in Houston that he made the decision to leave the Texans because he had been promised a long-term...