The Insider: Brandon Banks


Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Redskins tender restricted free agent Chris Baker, will let Brandon Banks walk

The Redskins have tendered backup nose tackle Chris Baker the restricted free-agent right-of-first-refusal qualifying offer.

By Mike Jones  |  11:56 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks, Chris Baker, Redskins free agency

Posted at 07:16 AM ET, 12/10/2012

What were your emotions in the final two minutes of Redskins-Ravens?

The franchise quarterback's leg bent awkwardly. Then his backup rallied the team from behind to win in overtime. It was surely a wave of emotions for Redskins fans -- what were you feeling during it all?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:16 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks, draft, Kirk Cousins, playoff chase, Redskins injuries, Redskins vs. Ravens, Redskins-Ravens, RGIII, RGIII injury, Richard Crawford, Robert Griffin III injury

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Mike Shanahan studying Brandon Banks' decision making

Team wants more out of speedy returner

By Mike Jones  |  10:37 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks, Redskins

Posted at 09:19 PM ET, 10/20/2012

Brandon Banks still waiting for breakout in returns game

Through six games, the Redskins' punt returner has largely been held in check, averaging just 5.4 yards.

By Mike Jones  |  09:19 PM ET, 10/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Brandon Banks expects Redskins to continue success with option plays

Return man gains value to the team because he poses a threat in its new option offense.

By Mike Jones  |  03:02 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks, Redskins offense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:38 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Brandon Banks gets involved in the Redskins’ offense

Option plays give him a chance to show his speed, elusiveness

By Mike Jones  |  08:38 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Redskins vs. Bengals: Fans’ takes on Sunday’s matchup

In Friday's free-for-all, the Opening Kick talks with two Bengals fans, and gets a three-point breakdown from a Redskins fan on what needs to happen on Sunday.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:41 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Dalton, Bengals vs. Redskins, Brandon Banks, Cincinnati Bengals, Danny Smith, Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Opening kick, Pacman Jones, Redskins-Bengals, Sav Rocca, Taylor Mays, Week 3

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Mike Shanahan says Brandon Banks must take care of ball

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that he wasn’t overly concerned by the rough outing that punt/kick returner Brandon Banks had on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:42 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Redskins WR Brandon Banks feels like ‘a totally different person’

Returner says he is learning to become a wide receiver.

By Mike Jones  |  03:14 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks, Brandon Banks; wide receivers; special teams, Offense, Redskins receivers, Redskins wide receivers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Mike Shanahan: Redskins need to get Brandon Banks the ball more

After observing the way that third-year pro Brandon Banks responded to the challenge issued to him at the start of training camp, Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that the team must find ways to get the speedy player the ball more this season.

By Mike Jones  |  12:31 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks; wide receivers; special teams

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Brandon Banks makes Redskins’ 53-man roster

Washington Redskins receiver/return man Brandon Banks apparently showed coach Mike Shanahan enough to make the team.

By Mike Jones  |  12:41 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Washington Redskins; redskins updates; redskins roster cuts; redskins 53-man roster; nfl updates; brandon banks; aldrick robinson

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Brandon Banks relishes chance to compete at WR

Mike Shanahan has said for Brandon Banks to make the team this year, he will have to prove he can contribute as a wide receiver as well. Banks wants to do just that.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon banks