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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...

Washington Redskins Interview New York Giants Defensive Coordinator Perry Fewell
January 6th, 2014 at 8:48 PM
With Mike Shanahan now entirely out of the picture, the search for the next Washington Redskins head coach is heating up. New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell interviewed with team officials on Monday. The jury is still out on Fewell's plight as an NFL coach. He led the Giant's defense to varying levels...

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,...

Washington Redskins’ Santana Moss Speaks Out on Poor Officiating
December 5th, 2013 at 11:25 AM
Washington Redskins' receiver Santana Moss has never been one to hold back his opinion on any given subject.  His "outburst," if you can call it that, cost the Redskins a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty against the New York Giants on Sunday night. The Redskins' were clinging to a 17-14 lead early in...

Washington Redskins’ Brian Orakpo: “I Would Love to Continue to Finish My Career as a Redskin”
December 5th, 2013 at 1:27 AM
Washington Redskin's linebacker Brian Orakpo is starting to heat up on the field, collecting 5.5 sacks over his last four games, as talk of his contract status starts to simmer off the field. Orakpo will become a free agent at the end of the season but recently told the Washington Post...

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September 28th, 2013 at 8:42 AM
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Washington Redskins Move to 2-0 in the Preseason, Defeat Pittsburgh Steelers 24-13
August 20th, 2013 at 9:43 AM
The Washington Redskins return to FedEx Field this week and earned their second victory of the preseason over the Pittsburgh Steelers, 24-13. WHY THEY WON The first string defense was electric. It was a role reversal from last week where the Redskins couldn't stop the Titans rushing attack to save their lives.  Washington's...

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...

Devery Henderson Released by the Washington Redskins
August 14th, 2013 at 11:49 AM
The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday morning that they have released former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Devery Henderson. ***PHOTO1*** The 31-year old veteran was caught in the midst of a numbers battle for a position on the Redskins' final 53-man roster.  Receivers Pierre Garcon, Leonard Hankerson, Santana Moss, Josh Morgan are virtual locks...

Washington Redskins’ Phillip Thomas Out for Season
August 13th, 2013 at 6:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins thought they were in the clear when reports came back that rookie safety Philip Thomas didn't have a broken foot.  Unfortunately, those celebrations were premature, as the team placed Thomas on injured reserve Tuesday afternoon with a Lisfranc injury, according to Mark Maske. Thomas left last Thursday's preseason...

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’ Phillip Thomas Has Foot Sprain and Other Injury Updates
August 10th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The amount of preseason injuries this season around the NFL has been staggering, so the Washington Redskins breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday when they escaped with a victory against the Tennessee Titans largely unscathed.   However, rookie safety Phillip Thomas, left the game early in the second quarter with...

Washington Redskins’ Chris Thompson Has Weird Starburst Superstition
August 9th, 2013 at 4:05 PM
As long as there has been professional football, there has been strange superstitions that NFL players and fans alike have performed before each game. Washington running back Chris Thompson places a yellow-and-red Starburst candy in his shoe before every game, the first-year player told Monumental Sports. “I’ve been doing this since...

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...

Preseason Game Preview: Washington Redskins at Tennessee Titans
August 8th, 2013 at 5:04 PM
The Washington Redskins are set to kick off their preseason schedule tonight against the Tennessee Titans in Music City.  Shanahan and company have been itching to get back on the field after a tough loss to the Seattle Seahawks in last years playoffs, which certainly left a bitter taste in the...

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 Redskins Looking in to Free Agent Linebacker Nick Barnett
July 31st, 2013 at 9:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** The middle linebacker position has been steady with London Fletcher and Perry Riley manning the top two spots last season.  However, with top back-up Keenen Robinson out for the season after tearing his left pectoral muscle this offseason, the Washington Redskins are left a little short on the depth chart.  That...

Washington Redskins’ Defensive Line Finally Getting Healthy
July 19th, 2013 at 11:49 AM
Washington Redskins' defensive linemen Jarvis Jenkins and Chris Neild have a lot in common.  They were both members of the same draft class, they have both overcome career threatening ACL injuries, and now they'll deal with the expectations of producing at a high level for a team that hopes to win...

Washington Redskins’ Quarterback Robert Griffin III Accused of Sexting on His Wedding Night
July 19th, 2013 at 9:50 AM
Washington Redskins' quarterback Robert Griffin III is learning the pitfalls of being a star quarterback of a NFL franchise.  The newly married superstar is being accused of being involved in a sexting scandal with a Hooters waitress. An email from a user over at the website Busted Coverage implicated the Redskins' quarterback. So...