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Phillip Daniels Speaks Out About His Year as the Washington Redskins’ Director of Player Development
July 3rd, 2014 at 9:37 AM
One of the biggest complaints coming out of the Washington Redskins front office over the past several years has been the lack of former players wanting to come back and be a part of the team.  Former defensive end Phillip Daniels broke the mold and was hired as the team's...

Washington Redskins’ to Expand Robert Griffin III’s Control Over Offense by Adding Audibles
July 2nd, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Washington Redskins' new head coach Jay Gruden had one major objective this offseason and it was obvious from the beginning: gain the trust of his quarterback.  Robert Griffin III's relationship was basically nonexistent with former head coach Mike Shanahan by the end of the season and it showed on the field....

Washington Redskins Fight the Patent Office for the Trademark Nickname
June 18th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
The United States Patent Office has decided to cancel six trademark registrations attached to the Redskins' nickname. The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruled that the Redskins trademarks were "disparaging to Native Americans at the respective times they were registered." This is the latest battle in an ongoing war between the...

The Washington Redskins Conclude Organized Team Activities
June 13th, 2014 at 12:01 PM
The Washington Redskins wrapped up their OTAs yesterday and answered a few questions about the team's direction heading into training camp. Head coach Jay Gruden got a good feeling of what his team is going to look like after running the players through various drills. There are also still some...

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...

Reed Doughty Gets Released by the Washington Redskins
June 6th, 2014 at 9:48 AM
Veteran safety Reed Doughty was released by the Washington Redskins on Wednesday. If you read the last article about examining the safety position in Washington, then you would have known that this was going to be the most crowded and competitive spot on the roster. Doughty could not make the...

Examining the Safety Position for the Washington Redskins
June 4th, 2014 at 9:03 PM
Many football analysts were surprised when the Washington Redskins did not take a safety in this year's NFL Draft. After last season's performance, it was one of the biggest needs on defense. However, team president Bruce Allen and head coach Jay Gruden felt like there were other needs to fill...

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...

Morgan Moses Signs His Rookie Deal with the Washington Redskins
May 29th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
Earlier this morning, Washington Redskins third-round 2014 NFL Draft pick Morgan Moses signed his rookie contract. The deal is four years and worth $3.05 million over those four years according to The Washington Post. With that, all of the eight draft picks the Redskins selected have been signed. ***PHOTO1*** Moses is expected...

What to Look for on the First Day of OTAs for the Washington Redskins
May 28th, 2014 at 11:38 AM
The Washington Redskins started their Organized Team Activities yesterday at Redskins Park in Loudon County, Virginia. With 20 days before the start of  minicamp, head coach Jay Gruden is looking to see what his players are made of. He hopes to establish a new culture in Washington, seeing that the...

Trent Murphy Signs His Rookie Deal with the Washington Redskins
May 23rd, 2014 at 3:50 PM
Trent Murphy officially signed his rookie contract with the Washington Redskins earlier this morning. The deal is worth $4.21 million over four years, including a signing bonus for $1.44 million. The outside linebacker was the second-round draft pick out of Stanford and was the top pick for the Redskins in...

Washington Redskins Veterans That are on Their Last Wheels
May 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 PM
With Organized Team Activities and Training Camp coming up this season, the Washington Redskins might have to make a few big changes to their roster in order to trim it down to 53 players. Some veterans that have been with the team for a while might have to give up...

NFL Spokesman Stiff-Arms Request from U.S. Senators to Change Washington Redskins Name
May 22nd, 2014 at 12:24 PM
Early Thursday morning, fifty U.S. Senators have called for the NFL to formally endorse a name change of the Washington Redskins, citing racism and bigotry, and denouncing their place in sports.   ''We urge you and the National Football League to send the same clear message as the NBA did: that...

Washington Redskins Host Joint Practice with the New England Patriots
May 20th, 2014 at 10:10 PM
The Washington Redskins have scheduled a joint practice with the New England Patriots for August 4-6. The Redskins will host the Patriots at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va. This practice will help prepare both teams for when they face each other in the preseason opener...

Top Two Washington Redskins Rookies Look to Make Each Other Better
May 19th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
The Washington Redskins' top two draft picks squared off against each other during the rookie minicamp last weekend. Outside linebacker Trent Murphy and offensive tackle Morgan Moses had to go head to head in some drills in order to impress the coaching staff. ***PHOTO1*** Both of them were hoping to make their...

Jay Gruden’s Assessment of the Washington Redskins’ Rookie MiniCamp
May 18th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The Washington Redskins finished up their rookie minicamp yesterday and head coach Jay Gruden was overall very impressed by his first-year players. There were a total of 61 players that attended the camp at Redskins Park in Virginia, including drafted rookies, undrafted free agents and other first-year players that tried...

Opening Day of the Washington Redskins’ Rookie MiniCamp
May 16th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Today was the first day of rookie minicamps for 24 teams, including the Washington Redskins. The team's NFL Draft picks and undrafted free agents showed up at Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center at Richmond Virginia Thursday afternoon to show the coaches what they can offer. There were a couple...

Spencer Long Can Provide Depth on the Offensive Line for the Washington Redskins
May 15th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
With the 78th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins selected offensive guard Spencer Long out of Nebraska. Long will join a Redskins roster with guards like Chris Chester, Josh LeRibeus and new free agent-signing Shawn Lauvao. Long has the potential to start for Washington with his versatility...

What Can Phillip Thomas Offer the Washington Redskins This Season?
May 15th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
The draft is a time of pure euphoria for both NFL teams and players alike. Hearing your name called from behind the podium means that you've reached the pinnacle of football and you're on your way to a career in the NFL.  Phillip Thomas, last year's fourth round pick for...

The Washington Redskins Hope That Morgan Moses Can Bulk up Their Offensive Line
May 14th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
With the 66th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins selected offensive tackle Morgan Moses out of the University of Virginia. Offensive line was a huge need for the Redskins after giving up 43 sacks last year. The running game has never been the problem for Washington's offense....