DC Sports Bog: NFL


Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Tiquan Underwood, Steve Buckhantz and the NFLPA’s externship program

Why were NFL players shadowing Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier at a recent Wizards game?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alan May, Brian Mitchell, Comcast SportsNet, NFL, Phil Chenier, Steve Buckhantz

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 01/21/2014

NFL Network’s film on Jerry Smith

Former Redskins tight end is the subject of NFL Network’s Tuesday night ‘A Football Life,’ which includes a whole bunch of Redskins legends.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jerry Smith, Media, Morning pixels, NFL Network, Redskins

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Local military kid has surprise dinner with Troy Polamalu

Thomas Brown from Virginia Beach is this year’s NFL Play 60 Super Kid.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:28 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fans, NFL

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Local military kid has surprise dinner with Troy Polamalu

Thomas Brown from Virginia Beach is this year’s NFL Play 60 Super Kid.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:28 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fans, NFL

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 12/24/2013

Redskins decline to share photo of Christmas tree

The Wall Street Journal asked all 32 teams for photos. Only one team that had a tree refused.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  03:28 PM ET, 12/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Christmas, NFL, Redskins

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Rob Ford’s NFL picks for Week 14

The embattled Toronto mayor made his NFL picks on 106.7 The Fan Thursday morning.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:47 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Junkies, Media, NFL, Redskins, Rob Ford

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Johnny Holliday, Dallas and the JFK assassination

Fifty years ago, Maryland’s future play-by-play voice fulfilled an odd request from Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell on Nov. 24, 1963.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:05 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, Johnny Holliday, NFL, Terps

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 10/01/2013

DeAngelo Hall, the NFL and shirt logos

A uniform inspector stopped DeAngelo Hall from talking to the D.C. press on Sunday due to a logo on his shirt. That seems kind of silly.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:35 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, NFL, Redskins

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Roger Goodell on the Redskins name

NFL commissioner takes a more nuanced tone on the Redskins name debate during an interview on 106.7 The Fan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Chad Dukes, LaVar Arrington, NFL, Redskins, Roger Goodell

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 08/22/2013

NFL bag policy forces fans at Redskins game to get creative -- or turn to the trash

Fans say they had no idea about the new policy; two Steelers fans who don't want to part with their purses get an unlikely assist.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:21 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fans, NFL, Redskins, Steelers, Will Montgomery

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 08/12/2013

Vernon Davis and Hannah Storm at the American Art Museum

Former Dunbar and Maryland star takes a tour of a local art museum with ESPN's Hannah Storm.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:41 AM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Smithsonian, Vernon Davis

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 08/05/2013

When the Redskins honored Art Donovan

Shortly before their last Super Bowl season, the Redskins paid tribute to Art Donovan, who talked about elephant dung.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:35 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Gibbs, Morning pixels, NFL, Redskins

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 08/02/2013

From Riley Cooper to 'Redskins'

At least three national shows transitioned from Riley Cooper discussions to 'Redskins' name discussions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:59 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Redskins, Riley Cooper

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 07/19/2013

CNBC put Joe Theismann in the Hall of Fame

CNBC program repeatedly refers to the Redskins QB as a Hall of Famer. But he isn't, technically.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNBC, Joe Theismann, NFL, Redskins

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Fred Smoot: 'Nobody likes Emmitt Smith'

Longtime Redskin lobs shots at longtime Cowboy, and also says he wanted to challenge Wale to a freestyle rap battle at a Wizards game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:55 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emmitt Smith, Fred Smoot, NFL, Redskins

Posted at 09:45 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Dan Hellie joins NFL Network

Respected WRC sports anchor is off to Southern California as the host of the NFL Network's 'Total Access' program.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:45 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, NFL, Redskins

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 06/21/2013

RGIII ranked 15th on NFL Top 100 list; analysts object

NFL Network's list of the best 100 players in the NFL has Robert Griffin III the top-ranked rookie, and some old heads object.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:05 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Network, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 05/02/2013

NFL Network analyst says Redskins would be good fit for Tebow

Tired of RGKnee talk and nickname talk and Mike Shanahan talk? Well, how about some Tim Tebow talk? That better?

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:43 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Network, Redskins, RGIII, Tim Tebow

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Fred Smoot: First round of NFL draft 'was not sexy,' Redskins should pick Tyrann Mathieu

The former Redskins has some draft opinions he'd like to share.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:46 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Smoot, NFL, Redskins

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 04/09/2013

How Erin Henderson became a National Geographic donor

How Betty White, a lifelong love of lions and his toddler son brought the one-time Terps star and current Vikings lienbacker to D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:35 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Erin Henderson, National Geographic, NFL

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Why this isn't the best sporting day of the year

The first two days of the NCAA Tournament are great. But lots of NFL weekends are greater.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, NCAA Tournament, NFL

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Roger Goodell on the Redskins' cap penalties (Video)

Here's a six-month old video in which the NFL commissioner explains why the Redskins were penalized for actions during the uncapped year.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Redskins, Roger Goodell

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Faulk, Irvin, Sanders pick Skins to win NFC East

The past two weeks have taken the Redskins from "in the playoff picture" to everyone's choice to win the NFC East.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, NFL Network, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 12/17/2012

London Fletcher on his family's incident in Cleveland

Redskins linebacker tells NFL Network what happened when his family members went to see him play in his hometown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:04 AM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, NFL Network, Redskins

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 11/21/2012

More on the NFL Network's John Riggins documentary

Producer of new look at John Riggins's life and career calls him the best subject he's encountered in 35 years at NFL Films.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Riggins, NFL Network, Redskins

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 11/16/2012

NFL Films on John Riggins's journey

The NFL Network will soon air a documentary about John Riggins's life. You're gonna want to watch it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:22 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Riggins, NFL Network, Redskins

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 11/07/2012

NFL Network and a fake RGIII locker

The NFL Network showed something that looked an awful lot like RGIII's locker. But it wasn't.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, NFL Network, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 10/24/2012

RGIII and the NFL’s rookie of the week award

Robert Griffin III delivered another glorious performance on Sunday, but a teammate beat him out in the NFL's weekly rookie honors.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Andrew Luck, NFL, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Michael Irvin: Redskins are ‘just incredible to watch’

Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders and Marshall Faulk chime in with RGIII superlatives of their own.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:44 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, NFL Network, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Terry Bradshaw ranked RGIII third among rookie quarterbacks

Fox pregame analyst person put Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson ahead of Robert Griffin III. Week 1 was not kind to his rankings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson, Terry Bradshaw, NFL on Fox

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Zero of 28 NFL.com and ESPN.com analysts put Skins in the playoffs

Washington is one of just four NFC teams that couldn’t even get a bit of preseason love.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  ESPN.com, NFL.com, ESPN, NFL Network, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Heath Evans: ‘Not a chance’ Redskins win NFC East

NFL Network analyst analyzes, and in the final analysis, says something with a lot of passion or something.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:59 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Heath Evans, Mike Shanahan, Warren Sapp, NFL Network, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 04/06/2010

McNabb wants to meet Obama

This Web site will shortly be filled with quotes from Donovan McNabb. He was an ace throughout his press conference. He was funny, clever, accommodating, impressive, and whatever else. And he made it through without a single gaffe, until the very last question, about living in the D.C. area. It...

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:55 PM ET, 04/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Clinton Portis, Donovan McNabb, Mike Shanahan, NFL, Super Bowl, Washington Redskins, sport