The Insider: OTAs


Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Redskins offseason program dates set

Washington will get together several times for different types of practice between now and training camp in July.

By Mike Jones  |  04:20 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  minicamp, offseason, Offseason workouts, OTAs, schedule, Training camp

Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 06/07/2013

'We feel like we should be a top-10 defense'

With the return of Brian Orakpo (pictured), Brandon Meriweather and Adam Carriker, Redskins defense expects to be a stout unit in 2013.

By Mark Maske  |  07:53 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, expectations, Injuries, OTAs, pass rush, Redskins defense, Secondary

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Fletcher makes good on interception vow to Cousins

Veteran linebacker had told the quarterback before Thursday's practice that he would intercept a pass. And he did.

By Mark Maske  |  04:17 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, London Fletcher, OTAs

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Observations from Thursday's practice session

Mike Jones shares insights on the Redskins' Thursday practice, including who's hurt, who's lining up with first- and second-teams, and who scuffled.

By Mike Jones  |  03:32 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, inside linebackers, observations, Offensive line, OTAs, Practice reports, running back, Safeties, tight ends

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/06/2013

At the podium: Robert Griffin III is 'tired of watching'

Robert Griffin III speaks after Thursday's practice, we tweet it, you discuss.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, OTAs, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 06/03/2013

The Mailbag: Chances for success, RGIII off-field attention, injury updates and more

As the Redskins go through another week of offseason practices, Mike Jones takes a dip into the mailbag.

By Mike Jones  |  01:26 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, Mailbag, OTAs, Running backs

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/31/2013

'Totally different feeling' around Redskins this offseason after last season's success

After winning the NFC East, Washington's confidence is not false, and it includes expectations as high as the Super Bowl.

By Mark Maske  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  atmosphere, expectations, OTAs

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Rob Jackson frustrated by suspension, ready to focus on football

Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson said he was frustrated by the situation that led to him receiving a four-game suspension to start the 2013 season.

By Mike Jones  |  10:04 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Linebackers, OTAs, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 07:08 AM ET, 05/31/2013

London Fletcher glad to resume usual offseason routine following surgery

The 17th year linebacker didn't have to participate in offseason practices. "But this is what I do," he said

By Mark Maske  |  07:08 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Linebackers, London Fletcher, OTAs

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Garcon says he doesn't anticipate problems with injured shoulder

Pierre Garcon says he had offseason shoulder surgery and expects that to be okay heading into training camp, but could not make any guarantees about his healing foot.

By Mark Maske  |  05:16 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, OTAs, Wide Receivers

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Observations from Redskins' Thursday practice

Mike Jones shares what he observed at Redskins practice on Thursday, including in the secondary and at running back.

By Mike Jones  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, observations, offseason, OTAs, Running backs, Safeties

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Maurice Hurt has arthroscopic surgery, and other injury news

Backup offensive lineman Maurice Hurt missed Thursday's offseason practice to have arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  03:51 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Maurice Hurt, observations, Offensive line, OTAs

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Robert Griffin III's physical limitations force him to sharpen mental tools

Robert Griffin III believes that the physical limitations have led to him improving his mental approach to the game.

By Mike Jones  |  02:43 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OTAs, Quarterbacks, RGIII knee injury, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Robert Griffin III says he's sharper mentally; Shanahan praises Morris

During a news conference with Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan, the Redskins star QB says he’s been cleared for cross-field running and has learned to adjust better post-injury.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:42 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, OTAs, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Five areas to monitor in the second week of offseason practices

Thursday's practice, which is open to reporters, will provide the opportunity to monitor several other developing storylines.

By Mike Jones  |  11:09 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, OTAs, Running backs, Safeties

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Griffin making throws on field during OTA as part of rehab

Robert Griffin III doesn't take part in Redskins practice during organized team activities Thursday, but is seen jogging and throwing on the field.

By Mark Maske  |  11:42 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OTAs, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Five areas to monitor during Thursday's Redskins OTA session

It's mostly a glorified walk-through, but there are times when the offense and defense will go another in these non-contact practices. But, there will be some nuggets to be gleaned from the day for sure.

By Mike Jones  |  10:47 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offseason workouts, OTAs

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Redskins begin OTAs on Monday with familiar faces

Prep for the 2013 season gets going in earnest.

By Mike Jones  |  10:07 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OTAs