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Washington Redskins Hire Jay Gruden as New Head Coach
January 9th, 2014 at 10:21 AM
After casting a wide net in their search for a new head coach, the Washington Redskins have finally settled on a candidate.  The team will hire current Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden, according to multiple reports. Gruden was at least one of six known candidates to have a face-to-face interview...

Chris Cooley: “Mike Shanahan Didn’t Like Robert Griffin III”
December 31st, 2013 at 7:04 PM
We may never find out how the relationship between former Washington Redskins' head coach Mike Shanahan and star quarterback Robert Griffin III went awry.  Former Redskins' tight-end turned-analyst Chris Cooley doesn't deny a major rift between the two. Cooley talked Monday to ESPN 980 about the fractured relationship: "He has a hard...

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,...

Preseason Game Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at Washington Redskins
August 19th, 2013 at 12:54 PM
It's been a long wait but it's finally time to open FedEx Field as the Washington Redskins welcome the Pittsburgh Steelers for their second preseason game of the 2013 NFL season. Washington defeated the Tennessee Titans during the first week of the preseason after a rushing touchdown from third string quarterback...

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 Defeat Tenneesee Titans 22-21 in Preseason Opener
August 9th, 2013 at 7:26 AM
The Washington Redskins opened the 2013 preseason with a gutsy 22-21 victory over the Tennessee Titans.  It wasn't easy, as the Redskins struggled against the Titans version of "slash and dash" in the running game, surrendering long touchdown runs to Chris Johnson and Shonn Greene.  However, the defense tightened up...

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...

Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins Should Know When to Pull the Trigger and Go All In
July 9th, 2013 at 8:24 AM
As Coach Shanahan sits at the poker table, he looks to avoid the pistol’s ricochet to cash in on Washington’s young guns. The Washington Redskins nabbed a prized rookie on the flop of last year’s NFL Draft in the person of Robert Griffin III. Coming in as the 2nd pick, the...

Washington Redskins’ Fullback Eric Kettani Balances Navy Commitments with NFL Dream
July 5th, 2013 at 9:04 AM
It's no secret that making an NFL roster is one of the most difficult challenges that one could face.  However, for Washington Redskin's fullback Eric Kettani, he has had to learn to balance his commitments to the United States Navy with his dreams of becoming a pro football player. It hasn't...

Washington Redskins Offensive Coordinator Doesn’t Believe Offense Needs to Be Changed
June 13th, 2013 at 9:17 AM
The message from the Washington Redskins regarding their offense has been united throughout the offseason.  Kyle Shanahan, the team's offensive coordinator, continued to sing the same tune Wednesday, as Redskins coordinators spoke to the media for the first and last time during OTA's. “He stayed healthy last year running the zone...

Playoffs are a Bonus for the Washington Redskins in 2012
December 2nd, 2012 at 12:37 PM
The Washington Redskins recent success has been reinvigorating as a fan. With big division wins over the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys, the Redskins have brought back the initial hope RGIII provided early in the season, and added a playoff conversation to it. Yet just three weeks ago--or two games--head coach, Mike Shanahan all...

Enough is Enough Redskin Fans, We Knew What Kind of Team We Had Going into This Season
November 5th, 2012 at 11:56 AM
***PHOTO1***  Yesterday during the lack luster Washington Redskins vs. Carolina Panthers game I had to close Twitter down.  Yes the team, especially the defense played poorly, but the fan reaction was getting ridiculous.  All the complaining about defensive coordinator Jim Haslett has reached the heights of ridiculousness.  Is our defense terrible? ...

Washington Redskins Week Six Game Ball
October 18th, 2012 at 1:28 PM
Even though we here at Redskins101.com write up game recaps and do quarter season report cards we've never done a weekly feature on a single player who played the best for the Burgundy and Gold the previous Sunday.  Well I was doing some thinking and well that's about to change. Starting...

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...

Thoughts on Washington Redskins Loss to St. Louis Rams, 31-28
September 17th, 2012 at 2:40 PM
The Washington Redskins entered Sunday riding last week's victory over the Saints but stumbled in St. Louis, leaving fans shocked and confused. It was one of the stranger games in recent memory; awful refereeing, another blocked punt, and an impressive Rams offense. Sadly, the list of negatives continues throughout this post. And...

Ten Thoughts on Washington Redskins 2012 Season; Includes Win-Loss Prediction
September 4th, 2012 at 7:14 PM
The Washington Redskins kick off their season this weekend, facing the New Orleans Saints. As of now, not a lot is expected of the Redskins--some doubt any growth at all--but they could easily be misled by seasons of the past. Who am I to judge? I have my own thoughts...

Washington Redskins Display Tremendous Depth in 30-3 Victory Over Bucs
August 30th, 2012 at 6:54 PM
The Redskins finished their preseason 3-1, after defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-3 on Wednesday night. Preseason wins normally hold little value--take the Lions' 4-0 to 0-16 debacle as an example--and starters don't even play in the fourth game usually. But this was an impressive win? Yes. For the first...

Washington Redskins 53 Man Roster: Defense and Specialists
August 23rd, 2012 at 11:35 AM
As the season nears, the Washington Redskins will have some tough choices ahead of them. This is the deepest team Mike Shanahan has had in Washington and the first line of cuts is right around the corner. In this post we'll cover the defense and specialists. Last year Shanahan kept 24 on...

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...

What are Alfred Morris’s Chances of Making the Washington Redskins 53-Man Roster?
August 4th, 2012 at 7:33 PM
There's an open competition at Redskins' Park that has everyone's attention in Washington, and that's at running back. Three backs have returned from last season and all three are expected to make the roster. So, how about Alfred Morris? ***PHOTO1*** Morris was originally practice squad destined...and for a sixth round pick, it's...