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Washington Redskins Will Interview Seattle Seahawks OC Darrell Bevell
December 31st, 2013 at 12:04 PM
The Washington Redskins and general manager Bruce Allen won't waste time looking for a replacement for Mike Shanahan, who was released yesterday.   Team sources have reported that the Redskins' have asked for permission to interview for current Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell to become the team's next coach. Bevell, 43,...

Washington Redskins’ Owner Dan Snyder Makes Rare Statement to Media
August 7th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
There was a time when Washington Redskins fans held their breath at the thought of owner Daniel Snyder speaking with the media.  After handing over the football decisions to general manager Bruce Allen and head coach Mike Shanahan, Snyder vowed to keep his nose out of the personnel decisions.  He...

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...

A.J. Smith to Join Washington Redskins Front Office as Advisor
February 27th, 2013 at 9:25 AM
In a strange turn of events, former San Diego general manager A.J. Smith will join the Washington Redskins front office as an advisor to current general manager Bruce Allen.  Smith's son, Kyle, works for the Redskins as a scout. Rumors began to circulate that A.J. Smith was close to joining the...

Believe It or not Mike Shanahan and Bruce Allen Might Know What They’re Doing
September 19th, 2012 at 9:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** I'm not quite sure when it happened but at some point in the last 15 years or so Redskins' fans began to question everything the front office did.  Coaching moves, players moves, and what lawn service Fed Ex Field was using. No matter the move there was usually a vocal...

Should the Washington Redskins Take Further Legal Actions in Salary Cap Battle?
May 22nd, 2012 at 2:28 PM
Highlighted in an article by Pro Football Talk, Special Master Stephen Burbank explained a few ways in which the Redskins and Cowboys could still pursue their STOLEN salary cap millions. After their appeal was rejected and the tough road that lays ahead described, should the Redskins continue to fight the...

Should Washington Redskins Answer If HBO’s Hard Knocks Comes Calling?
April 24th, 2012 at 8:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** Just this week the Atlanta Falcons became the latest NFL franchise to say "thanks but no thanks" to HBO and their reality football series Hard Knocks.  A few years ago HBO had little trouble nabbing teams like the Dallas Cowboys, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City...

Federal Lawsuit is Still a Possibility for Redskins/Cowboys; Grievance Filed for Now
March 25th, 2012 at 7:10 PM
The Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys are taking on the NFL, the NFL Management Council, and the NFL Players, according to ProFootballTalk.com. Today they filed a grievance against the bunch—of which the details are still unknown— but are said to be targeted at the actions of those mentioned before; taking $46 million and distributing among the 30 other teams. ***PHOTO1*** Leaving collusion out of it (for...

Washington Redskins’ Free Agency, Day One Review; New Look Offense
March 14th, 2012 at 7:22 AM
In case you missed a signing or its details, here's a wrap up of Monday' activities. Contrary to popular belief—after the salary-cap scandal—the Washington Redskins were extremely active, despite being docked $18 Million dollars, the same day. After about 24 hours of worries, Redskins' fans can celebrate the Rams trade, officially (filed to...

Washington Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen Needs to Begin His Off-Season Draft Proposals Now
January 5th, 2012 at 8:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** Since his arrival in Washington D.C. there has been debate as to what purpose, exactly, that Bruce Allen fulfills.  Sure he has the title of General Manager which is supposed to be the guy who picks the talent for a team, but many have hinted that in reality Mike Shanahan...

Washington Redskins Founder George Preston Marshall was Born on This Date in 1896
October 11th, 2011 at 10:03 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** Today, October 11, 2011, marks what would be the 115 birthday for Redskins' founder George Preston Marshall. Marshall would go on to found the Redskins' franchise in 1932 (then named the Boston Braves).  Before the 1936 season Marshall moved the team to Washington D.C. and renamed them the Redskins. Marshall was an...

Washington Redskins Will Finally Get Their Indoor Practice Facility at Redskins Park
August 16th, 2011 at 11:30 AM
I stumbled upon some blue prints that are rumored to have been accepted last week. These are the proposal plans for the new indoor practice facility that the Washington Redskins have talked about over the last year. I was also told that you can expect ground to be broken in...

Washington Redskins’ Horatio Blades and His Twitter Blunder
August 8th, 2011 at 5:18 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** Earlier today Horatio Blades might have made a fool out of himself on twitter, while taking a shot at the organization. Mike Shanahan has cut or traded a few Redskins faithful over the last two weeks, including; Phillip Daniels, Vonnie Holliday, and Andre Carter. It turns out H.B....

The All-Time Washington Redskins Team Part One: Front Office, Coach, and Offense
August 4th, 2011 at 11:21 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins have a long and storied history. Since their founding in 1932 they’ve sent several players to the Hall of Fame. In this two-part article, I will list the All-Time Redskins team by position. Part one will discuss the front office, coach, and the offense. Part two will...

A Look at the Washington Redskins’ Revamped Defense
July 31st, 2011 at 2:49 PM
   ***PHOTO1*** At the start of the 2010 NFL season the Washington Redskins’ starting defensive line was Maake Kemoeatu, Adam Carriker and Kedric Golston, but at the start of the 2011 NFL season the starting defensive line will look much different. After finishing the 2010 season ranked 31st in overall...

Washington Redskins’ Free Agency Through the Eyes of a Fan “It’s About Time”
July 29th, 2011 at 9:19 AM
Well... here it is, Skin's fans, here it is. We've waited. We've begged. We've pleaded. We've screamed. And some of us have even cursed about it; free agency. In the past, it’s always been the big splash. It’s always been the one player that was supposed to get us over...

Washington Redskins to Do List: Moves the Front Office Need to Prioritize When the League Year Begins
July 25th, 2011 at 6:00 AM
   ***PHOTO1*** With reports of constructive dialog and progression in labor negotiations between the NFL Owners’ Labor Committee and the NFL Players Association over the weekend, it appears that the NFL lockout will soon come to an end. NFL Network is reporting that the league year could possibly begin as...

Washington Redskins Will Have a CliffNotes Playbook
July 18th, 2011 at 1:35 PM
This was just a segment of The John Tompson Show, where Bruce Allan touched on getting the players a better understanding of the systems and what the coaching staff is doing to assist them. Dan Steinberg was kind enough to point this out. Bruce Allen:  “They’ve devised game plans, a CliffsNotes version of our...

Does Mike Shanahan Keep his Job with Another sub-.500 Season?
June 4th, 2011 at 12:50 PM
This is an interesting question. Do you believe that Dan Snyder will give Mike Shanahan more than this year upcoming to break .500? The Washington Redskins haven't held a coach for more than four years in this decade and let go of two more after the second year. Could this...

Redskins Owner Dan Snyder: I Dont Want to be Involved
May 30th, 2011 at 10:24 PM
Dan Snyder could finally be attempting to "bargain in good faith," with the media at least. The lockout is another issue, but the Redskins owner has a good feeling about that as well. He is on record saying that he does believe we will have a full NFL season. Washington Redskins team owner Dan Snyder...