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Posted at 11:10 PM ET, 12/28/2013

Those in, around Redskins organization braced for Shanahan’s departure

One person with ties to the team expects the organization to part ways with Shanahan as soon as Monday. One member of the organization said ‘the writing is on the wall.’

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  11:10 PM ET, 12/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, Washington Redskins

Posted at 09:23 PM ET, 12/27/2013

Trent Williams is Redskins’ lone Pro Bowl selection

Pierre Garcon, Alfred Morris, Brian Orakpo and DeAngelo Hall are named alternates.

By Mark Maske  |  09:23 PM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pro Bowl, Trent Williams, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:52 PM ET, 12/17/2013

Redskins sources deny latest allegations against Robert Griffin III, father

Some within Redskins deny a report indicating RGIII is unreceptive to coaching or that his father is trying to influence coaching situation.

By Mike Jones  |  08:52 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Redskins work out Darrell Green's son, 17 other free agents Tuesday

The Washington Redskins on Tuesday worked out 18 players, including wide receiver Jared Green, the son of Hall of Fame cornerback Darrell Green.

By Mike Jones  |  08:20 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agents, Jered Green, Mohamed Massaquoi, Washington Redskins

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 08/15/2013

Observations from Thursday's practice at Redskins training camp

The Redskins are almost there. One more practice left of training camp, and then they return to Ashburn, where they will continue the preseason.

By Mike Jones  |  06:58 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Practice observations, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 04/21/2013

Redskins meeting with veteran DB Quentin Jammer

The Washington Redskins on Sunday evening hosted veteran cornerback Quentin Jammer as they continue to search for solutions to upgrade their secondary.

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  09:38 PM ET, 04/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quentin Jammer, Redskins free agency, Washington Redskins

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 04/17/2013

LaVar Arrington to announce Redskins' second-round draft pick

Former Redskins linebacker LaVar Arrington will announce Washington's second-round draft pick next week.

By Mike Jones  |  06:55 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LaVar Arrington, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 12/30/2012

Week 17: Cowboys at Redskins

Join the discussion as we break down this afternoon's game between the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:31 PM ET, 12/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:52 PM ET, 11/22/2012

DeAngelo Hall makes clutch plays on defense, special teams

Cornerback DeAngelo Hall continued his improved post-bye-week play, giving the Redskins two big plays one on defense and one on special teamsin their 38-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

By Mike Jones  |  10:52 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Redskins-Cowboys, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Robert Griffin III worth four wins more than last season's Redskin QBs

Redskins' improvement at QB is huge, but other teams have progressed even more.

By Brian Burke  |  01:18 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Insider Squared, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Robert Griffin III looking forward to Texas homecoming

Playing against the Dallas Cowboys in Cowboys Stadium carries great significance for Robert Griffin III.

By Mike Jones  |  04:36 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins; Redskins injuries

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Pierre Garcon hopes to make greater contributions

Wideout, held to five yards receiving Sunday, hopes he is able to play on less forgiving turf in Dallas Thursday.

By Mark Maske  |  06:46 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Brandon Meriweather tears ACL, out for the season

Safety played just one half in season debut Sunday

By Mark Maske  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Eagles, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Pierre Garcon practices, wide receiver could play Sunday

Brandon Meriweather also continues to practice

By Mark Maske  |  04:11 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries, Redskins-Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Eagles offensive player to watch: RB LeSean McCoy

The fourth-year pro ranks 10th in the league with 705 rushing yards on 162 carries.

By Mike Jones  |  01:43 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Jammal Brown encouraged by first practice, wants to play this year

Right tackle says he is still building strength in surgically repaired right hip.

By Mike Jones  |  12:48 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jammal Brown, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Jim Haslett, other coaches are safe through bye week, Shanahan says [this post has been updated]

Head coach says there will be no staff changes during the upcoming bye week.

By Mark Maske  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 11/05/2012

NFL admits mistake by official on Panthers touchdown

Play should have been ruled dead at Redskins 17-yard line when line judge inadvertently blew his whistle.

By Mark Maske  |  03:31 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Five observations from the Redskins loss to the Panthers

So much for riding into the bye week with a sense of promise for the rest of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  10:52 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five observations, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/04/2012

Perry Riley active, Aldrick Robinson scheduled to start for Redskins

Redskins say Robinson, not Leonard Hankerson, is expected to start in place of the injured Pierre Garcon.

By Mark Maske  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Perry Riley, Redskins inactives, Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/04/2012

Redskins-Panthers: Game day notes

Washington takes on Carolina with a lot at stake for the home team.

By Mike Jones  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Chris Cooley looks more comfortable in second week back

It's not clear whether tight end will have a larger role after zero catch game at Pittsburgh last Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  04:21 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Aldrick Robinson is working his way back into the Redskins’ game plan

After a solid first game, he made some mistakes and fell out of the wide receiver rotation.

By Mike Jones  |  03:19 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Redskins offense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Panthers defensive player to watch: Dwan Edwards, defensive tackle

Veteran has given Carolina a good interior pass rush but his status is uncertain this week because of an ankle injury.

By Mark Maske  |  02:56 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 11/01/2012

The extra point must go

The point after a touchdown is football's appendix: inconsequential and safe to remove.

By Brian Burke  |  10:58 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Burke, Extra point, Injured reserve, The extra point, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Lorenzo Alexander not sure if Hall ‘did anything to cross the line’

Linebacker provides some support for Hall's version of events during Sunday's altercation.

By Mark Maske  |  02:23 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 10/31/2012

London Fletcher hopes he’ll be closer to 100 percent this week

Linebacker played Sunday after missing two practices last week with ailing hamstring, balance problems.

By Mark Maske  |  02:03 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Brandon Meriweather to test out knee with rigorous practice week

Redskins are trying to decide whether to play the safety Sunday or wait until after their bye week

By Mike Jones  |  01:05 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Redskins to wear 80th anniversary throwback uniforms Sunday

The matchup has been designated as the team's annual homecoming game.

By Mike Jones  |  03:14 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins uniforms, Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 10/30/2012

Mike Shanahan: Redskins could be 5-3 if not for injuries on defense

For a second straight year, the Redskins are 3-5 at the halfway point of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  10:47 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Mike Shanahan, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 10/29/2012

NFL considering penalties against DeAngelo Hall for outburst Sunday

Coach Mike Shanahan defends some, but not all, of cornerback's actions.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  05:34 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Washington Redskins

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Mike Shanahan felt ‘dumb’ after reviewing RGIII trick play

Coach regrets exposing franchise QB to injury risk.

By Mike Jones  |  05:08 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Redskins-Steelers, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Quick hits: Mike Shanahan met with DeAngelo Hall after outburst

Redskins coach believes Steelers' receiver Emmanuel Sanders should have been flagged as well

By Mike Jones  |  04:06 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Steelers

The Redskins fell to 3-5 on the year after their worst loss of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  11:52 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five observations, Redskins-Steelers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:06 PM ET, 10/28/2012

Chris Cooley held without a catch in first game back with Redskins

Tight end was targeted only once

By Mark Maske  |  08:06 PM ET, 10/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Pierre Garcon has a tear in his foot

Injury is described as in the ligament and the plantar plate

By Mark Maske  |  12:30 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Nick Sundberg eager to show Redskins he’s ready to return from IR soon

Long snapper must sit out at least two more games under NFL's new designated-for-return rule.

By Mark Maske  |  05:23 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nick Sundberg, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 10/24/2012

London Fletcher misses practice, suffering from hamstring and balance problems

Star linebacker has streak of 231 straight games played

By Mark Maske  |  04:13 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Robert Griffin III appreciates having a new target in Chris Cooley

Loss of Davis, Garcon doesn't faze rookie QB

By Mark Maske  |  03:36 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins offense, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Keiland Williams had a feeling he’d be back with the Redskins

Re-signed running back could challenge for playing time on third downs.

By Mike Jones  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  keiland williams, Redskins offense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Chris Cooley is not yet sure of his role for Steelers game Sunday

Tight end gets his old locker back at Redskins Park, thanks to rookie quarterback Kirk Cousins, and says he's excited about his first practice since being re-signed.

By Mark Maske  |  01:27 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Robert Griffin III should pass and scramble but cut back on designed runs

Spontaneous scrambles are more valuable to the team than designed runs, and they carry less risk of injury.

By Brian Burke  |  11:03 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Insider Squared, Redskins offense, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Mike Shanahan: Pierre Garcon’s status remains unchanged

WR probably will be out another four weeks.

By Mike Jones  |  07:01 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 10/22/2012

London Fletcher nursing hamstring strain, status unclear until Wednesday

Nick Sundberg is cleared to practice Wednesday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:12 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins injurues, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Chris Cooley believes he can step in and contribute quickly

Re-signed tight end ready to help pass offense that has lost its top two playmakers

By Mike Jones  |  03:32 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Giants

Who will make plays for the Redskins' offense with Pierre Garcon and Fred Davis out?

By Mike Jones  |  12:08 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five observations, Redskins-Giants, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Chris Cooley passes physical, officially back with Redskins

Team's leader in catches by a tight end returns two months after he was released.

By Mike Jones  |  11:41 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Washington Redskins

Posted at 07:51 PM ET, 10/21/2012

Ailing hamstring sidelines London Fletcher with game on the line

Too soon to know about next week, veteran linebacker says.

By Mark Maske  |  07:51 PM ET, 10/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 10/21/2012

Redskins’ Davis is believed to have torn Achilles’ tendon, done for season

The Redskins have Niles Paul and Logan Paulsen at the position and could re-sign Chris Cooley.

By Mark Maske  |  03:07 PM ET, 10/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Giants, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 10/21/2012

Fred Davis out of game with injured left Achilles’ tendon

Tight end hurt during first quarter of Redskins' game against the Giants.

By Mark Maske  |  01:59 PM ET, 10/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Giants, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Pierre Garcon unlikely to play Sunday vs. Giants

Top WR will be listed as doubtful and would play only if another receiver is hurt.

By Mark Maske  |  02:12 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Giants, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Five story lines to follow as the Redskins prepare to face the Giants

The Washington Redskins finish their game planning for a tough contest against the Giants.

By Mike Jones  |  10:57 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five storylines, Redskins-Giants, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Jim Haslett dislikes ‘bend but don’t break’ description of defense

The Redskins allowed the Vikings 421 yards but was tough in the red zone

By Mike Jones  |  02:16 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Home-field advantage is real, but it’s not because of the 12th man

Environmental familiarity is more important than a cheering crowd for the home team

By Brian Burke  |  11:33 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  home field advantage, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/16/2012

NFL creates three-day negotiating window before free agency

NFL attempts to level the playing field in the competition for free agents.

By Mark Maske  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL free agency, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Converting to Redskins’ fandom, for the boys

An uncle takes over raising the next generation of Redskins rooters.

By Jeff Maurer  |  01:15 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins fan, Washington Redskins; NFL head injuries

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Robert Griffin III up for Rookie of the Week again

QB has won twice this season so far.

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Mike Shanahan: Late NFC East start date could have benefits

Redskins play their first NFC East game Sunday, their latest start of division play since 1970.

By Mike Jones  |  11:56 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, NFC East, Redskins-Giants, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Pierre Garcon suffering from inflammation in capsule under second toe

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he expects wide receiver Pierre Garcon to miss more time.

By Mike Jones  |  04:16 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Redskins defense’s goal line stands were the difference in Sunday’s game, Shanahan says

Coaches want LB Lorenzo Alexander more involved in the defense.

By Lenny Bernstein  |  03:41 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Pierre Garcon, Redskins-Vikings, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 10/15/2012

DeAngelo Hall denies slapping Adrian Peterson

Redskins cornerback says he has 'no idea' what Vikings running back is talking about.

By Mark Maske  |  02:24 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Robert Griffin III hits more milestones in Redskins’ win Sunday

In just six games, he has broken the team's single season rushing record for a QB.

By Mike Jones  |  02:04 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Robert Griffin III practices without difficulties

QB and coaches expect him to play Sunday, but he has not been cleared by doctors yet.

By Mike Jones  |  03:51 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Jim Haslett continues experimenting as defense tries to overcome injuries

Defensive coordinator searches for answers to problems the Redskins didn't expect.

By Mike Jones  |  03:06 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Vikings defensive player to watch: DE Jared Allen

Minnesota's top pass rusher is off to a slow start by his standards.

By Mark Maske  |  02:16 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Vikings, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Santana Moss will wait until career ends to savor joining 500-catch club

Milestone was lost in the furor over Robert Griffin III's concussion

By Mike Jones  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Santana Moss, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Who should play QB Sunday if Robert Griffin III can’t?

Is Kirk Cousins ready to start?

By Keith McMillan  |  10:16 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Robert Griffin III says he has no doubts he can play Sunday

But QB awaits final decision from doctors.

By Mark Maske  |  03:38 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Kirk Cousins says he’ll be ready Sunday if needed

QB, team still unsure whether Robert Griffin III will be able to play

By Mark Maske  |  03:05 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Robert Griffin III, Robert Griffin III concussion, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Robert Griffin III participates in Redskins’ practice

Rookie QB is on the field at Redskins Park as the team stretches and goes through individual drills with media watching.

By Mark Maske  |  01:32 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Robert Griffin III concussion, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Third down conversion rate can mislead coaches and fans

Teams should go all out for a first down on every play

By Brian Burke  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Burke, Redskins, Redskins on third down, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Alfred Morris continues impressive start, joins elite company

RB joins Eric Dickerson as the only rookie in NFL history to rush for at least 75 yards in each of his first five games.

By Mike Jones  |  11:46 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Brandon Meriweather’s knee injury to keep him sidelined four more weeks

Safety hasn't played all season and will be out until November. The Redskins also could have tackle Jammal Brown back after their bye.

By Mark Maske  |  05:29 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Jammal Brown, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Robert Griffin III is resting and undergoing tests Monday

Rookie QB will take a cardio test on a treadmill Tuesday

By Mike Jones  |  03:15 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin concussion, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Robert Griffin III ‘seemed fine’ to teammates Monday morning

Rookie QB was at team headquarters Monday morning and appeared to be doing well, according to teammates.

By Mike Jones  |  01:33 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Concussions, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Quick hits: Aldrick Robinson cleared to play

Wide receiver was injured in pre-game collision Sunday.

By Lenny Bernstein  |  03:50 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Redskins say pass rush could be key against Falcons, Ryan

The defense has a modest seven sacks in the season's first four games.

By Mark Maske  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Redskins pass rush, Redskins-Falcons, Ryan Kerrigan, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Ryan Grant says he’s ready to play

Running back says he's picking up the Redskins' offense.

By Mark Maske  |  01:56 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ryan Grant, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Pierre Garcon says it will take ‘some time’ for foot to fully heal

Redskins wide receiver had one catch and a touchdown on a fumble recover in his return to the lineup Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  01:29 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Redskins’ Robert Griffin III named NFL offensive rookie of the month

Robert Griffin III’s passer rating of 103.2 ranks fourth in the NFL after four games this season and earns him NFL offensive rookie of the month honors for September.

By Mike Jones  |  10:57 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Quick hits: Brandon Meriweather, Cedric Griffin sit out practice

Receiver Aldrick Robinson will undergo additional concussion testing before a decision is made on whether he can play

By Lenny Bernstein  |  03:56 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Redskins trying to break home losing streak

Washington has lost seven straight home games dating to last season.

By Mark Maske  |  03:39 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Billy Cundiff says he’s moved on from misses in Tampa

Kicker was happy to get chance for measure of redemption with winning field goal against Buccaneers.

By Mark Maske  |  02:49 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Cundiff, Redskins kicker, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson help in areas besides pass catching

Washington Redskins wide receivers are becoming adept at blocking too, coach Mike Shanahan says.

By Mike Jones  |  02:35 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, Redskins receivers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson help in areas besides pass catching

Washington Redskins wide receivers are becoming adept at blocking too, coach Mike Shanahan says.

By Mike Jones  |  02:35 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, Redskins receivers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Robert Griffin III off to historic passing start

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III reached a rare rookie milestone Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  12:05 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Trent Williams misses another day of practice

It's still unclear whether the left tackle will play Sunday against Tampa Bay

By Mike Jones  |  03:52 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Kyle Shanahan regrets outburst that drew unsportsmanlike conduct penalty

Fine for flag Sunday was $25,000

By Mike Jones  |  03:39 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kyle Shanahan penalty, Redskins-Bengals, Washington Redskins

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 01:42 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett takes the blame for Bengals’ Wildcat TD pass

Redskins' defense wasn't properly aligned on the play.

By Mike Jones  |  01:42 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Redeskins defense, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Ronde Barber: London Fletcher’s 227 consecutive games streak most impressive

Fletcher and Barber share longest active streak, but Fletcher has done it as a linebacker

By Mike Jones  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Redskins’ pass defense is the worst in the NFL

Washington yields the most yards per passing attempt of any team. That stat is the most reliable predictor of any in football

By Brian Burke  |  11:46 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Burek, Brian Burke, Redskins defense, Redskins pass defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Cooley says he thinks it would take a significant injury for the Redskins to re-sign him

Former Redskins tight end also says he could envision himself doing broadcasting work for the team some day.

By Mark Maske  |  03:08 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Adam Carriker’s surgery is successful

Short summary of story

By Mike Jones  |  01:42 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Shanahan downplays large number of Redskins penalties

"We are a very disciplined football team," coach says

By Mike Jones  |  11:49 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins penalties, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Josh Morgan received death threats after Sunday’s penalty

Wide receiver says, 'They treated me like Kyle Williams last year."

By Mark Maske  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Josh Morgan penalty, Redskins-Rams, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Fred Davis cleared for action, Pierre Garcon unsure about Sunday

Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis says he's been fine after a hit to the head Sunday, but wide receiver Pierre Garcon doesn't yet know if he'll play against the Bengals

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  12:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, injury updates, Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Adam Carriker, Brian Orakpo injured early for Redskins vs. Rams [Updated]

The Washington Redskins had two defensive starters suffer injuries within the first six minutes of their game against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:47 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Rams, Washington Redskins; Redskins injuries

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Robert Griffin III named NFC Offensive Player of Week 1

He is the first Redskin to earn the honor since 2008

By Mike Jones  |  11:25 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Redskins studied many options for Robert Griffin III

Team will continue to experiment with running game variations for rookie QB

By Mark Maske  |  06:26 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Redskins place Nick Sundberg on injured reserve [this post has been updated]

Longsnapper broke his arm in Saints game Sunday

By Mark Maske  |  03:46 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 09/11/2012

More praise for Redskins’ play-calling

Analyst Tim Hasselbeck says Mike and Kyle Shanahan did a great job helping rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III in his NFL debut.

By Mark Maske  |  03:18 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Redskins’ secondary got job done against Drew Brees, Saints

The Redskins' defensive backfield held New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees to less than a 50 percent completion rate Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  03:05 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins defense, Redskins secondary, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Robert Griffin III nominated for rookie and player of the week honors

Redskins QB could capture both awards.

By Mike Jones  |  10:50 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Saints expect to see Griffin as a runner and a passer

Saints interim coach Aaron Kromer says he expects the Redskins to incorporate Robert Griffin III into their running game.

By Mark Maske  |  05:05 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Saints, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Kory Lichtensteiger is healthy enough to play Sunday, Shanahan says

Guard's conditioning may be an issue as game against Saints wears on

By Mark Maske  |  04:09 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins Roster, Redskins-Saints, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Saints defensive player to watch: DT Sedrick Ellis

The 6-foot-1, 307-pound Ellis isn’t the biggest or most overpowering defensive tackle, but uses his quickness off the line to cause problems for opponents.

By Mike Jones  |  03:43 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, New Orleans Saints, Redskins-Saints, Saints defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Jim Haslett is comfortable with the Redskins’ secondary

Defensive coordinator says the key to the game will be limiting the explosive offense's production

By Mike Jones  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, game matchups, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Drew Brees: Only a matter of time before Robert Griffin III takes NFL by storm

New Orleans Saints quarterback expects greatness from Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's NFL career.

By Mike Jones  |  12:17 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Even statistically, preseason provides no clue to regular season performance

The numbers don't lie when it comes to making predictions based on preseason results

By Brian Burke  |  11:11 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Insider Squared, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Brandon Meriweather out two to four weeks with new knee injury

Backup DeJon Gomes sees most of the time with the first team in practice Wednesday

By Mike Jones  |  04:18 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 09/05/2012

RGIII thrilled to play first game in his parents’ home town

Quarterback is ready for regular season. "Stuff counts" now, he says.

By Mark Maske  |  03:52 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RG III, Robert Griffin III, Saints-Redskins, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Saints offensive player to watch: QB Drew Brees

One of the elite quarterbacks in the NFL, he has few flaws in his game.

By Mike Jones  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints, Redskins defense, Redskins-Saints, Ryan Kerrigan, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Dezmon Briscoe’s anxiety remains even after making final roster

Wide receiver has made the Redskins roster but has no idea whether he'll play

By Steve Yanda  |  02:59 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dezmon Briscoe, Redskins depth chart, Redskins receivers, Redskins wide receivers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Redskins TE Fred Davis eager to compete with Saints’ Jimmy Graham

Starting tight end says he has something to prove after last year's suspension

By Steve Yanda  |  02:07 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins offense, Redskins receivers, Redskins tight ends, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 09/05/2012

After lengthy stint on the sidelines, FB Darrel Young says he’s ready to go

After missing the entire preseason, Redskins' only fullback says he is ready to play against the New Orleans Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  01:41 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young; running backs, Redskins fullbacks, Redskins injuries, Redskins offense, Redskins running backs, Redskins running backss, Washington Redskins

Posted at 06:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012

The NFC East: Surprises, disappointments and where the Redskins fit in

OPENING KICK | With the Cowboys and Giants kicking off the NFL season tonight, it's time to take a look around the Redskins' division.

By Keith McMillan  |  06:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, NFC East, opening game, Opening kick, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, Week 1

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 12:09 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Chris Cooley’s departure creates opportunity for Niles Paul

Converted wide receiver should see more playing time, as a backup and in two-tight end sets

By Mark Maske  |  12:09 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, Redskins offense, Redskins tight ends; Redskins receivers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Lichtensteiger ’100 percent’ sure he’ll be ready to face Saints

Guard Kory Lichtensteiger says he's sure he'll be ready to play Sunday in New Orleans after missing the Redskins' entire preseason following arthroscopic knee surgery.

By Mark Maske  |  06:38 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kory Lichtensteiger; Kory Lichtensteiger knee injury; Washington Redskins; Redskins injuries; Redskins offensive line; Redskins roster

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Redskins depth chart: WR Josh Morgan listed as starter opposite Pierre Garcon

Josh Morgan has ascended to the starting wide receiver position opposite Pierre Garcon on the new depth chart.

By Mike Jones  |  05:49 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  depth chart, Redskins players, Redskins roster, Redskins starters, Redskins wide receivers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Dezmon Briscoe makes Redskins’ roster as team announces cut to 52 players

Wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe is still on the roster as the Redskins announce their cuts down to 52 players, one below the league-required reduction to 53.

By Mark Maske  |  10:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dezmon Briscoe, Redskins, Redskins cuts, Redskins moves, Redskins news, Redskins roster, Redskins roster moves, Washington Redskins

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 01:55 PM ET, 08/24/2012

WR Josh Morgan excited to make his FedEx Field debut

Despite playing for Virginia Tech and the San Francisco 49ers, DC native has never played at Redskins’ current home.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia Tech, Washington Redskins, San Francisco 49ers, Josh Morgan, FedEx Field, RFK Stadium

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Outtakes from Clinton Portis’s retirement speech

By Steve Yanda  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Washington Redskins, Dan Snyder, Clinton Portis, Chris Cooley, Shannon Sharpe, Denver Broncos

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Redskins-Bills preseason game will air on NBC Nonstop because of Olympics

By Mike Jones  |  11:44 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington redskins

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Josh Morgan unsure when he’ll return from hamstring injury

Free agent wide receiver suffered injury at practice Monday.

By Mike Jones  |  08:37 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington redskins

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Kirk Cousins impersonation of Mike Shanahan earns standing ovation

Rookie quarterback’s act is well received.

By Mark Maske  |  10:22 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington redskins

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Redskins fullback Darrel Young continues to be sidelined by hamstring injury

Injury forced Redskins fullback out of Monday’s practice

By Mike Jones  |  01:31 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington redskins

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Redskins training camp: Offensive line injuries put spotlight on backups

Down two starters less than a week into training camp, the performances of Tyler Polumbus and Maurice Hurt could be significant.

By Mark Maske  |  09:25 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington redskins

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Redskins training camp: Five areas to watch as camp resumes

The Redskins are back at work after Coach Mike Shanahan gave them Sunday off.

By Mike Jones  |  08:28 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington redskins

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Quarterback Robert Griffin III signs four-year, $21 million contract with Redskins

Quarterback is expected to join his fellow rookies this morning at Redskins Park ahead of next week’s opening of training camp.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  08:32 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  robert griffin iii, washington redskins

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Rex Grossman takes quarterback situation in stride

If last year’s starter is upset by the arrival of not one, but two drafted quarterbacks, he’s not letting on.

By Mark Maske  |  02:35 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington redskins, rex grossman

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Kirk Cousins signs contract with Redskins

Fourth-round pick out of Michigan State is competing to be Robert Griffin III”s backup.

By Mike Jones  |  08:35 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington redskins