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The Insider: July, 2012

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Jarvis Jenkins eager to re-establish himself with Redskins

Defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins looks to pick up where he left off before tearing an ACL in a Redskins preseason game last year.

By Steve Yanda  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Robert Griffin III says he’s pleased with his progress in training camp

Rookie QB says he is not concerned with injuries along the offensive line and has become comfortable with defenses he will face.

By Mark Maske  |  06:47 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Redskins’ injuries: Jonathan Goff is done for the season, Kory Lichtensteiger has knee surgery

Fullback Darrel Young strained his hamstring and tackle Willie Smith twisted his knee. Goff is out for the year.

By Mike Jones  |  06:26 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Redskins training camp: observations from day 4

The offensive line is experiencing a few problems.

By Mike Jones  |  05:45 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Tanard Jackson must wait a few more days to start practicing

Provision of the NFL collective bargaining agreement will keep safety off the field for a few more days.

By Mark Maske  |  02:50 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Redskins’ Tim Hightower still encouraged by progress

Despite having to proceed through the early stretch of training camp at a slower pace, Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower said he remains confident that his surgically-repaired left knee will have fully healed in time for him to play in the season opener on Sept. 9.

By Mike Jones  |  01:48 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 03:04 PM ET, 07/29/2012

Barry Cofield wants more in second season with Redskins

Last season’s addition of nose tackle Barry Cofield to the Washington Redskins’ defense was a significant factor in the unit’s jump from 31st in the NFL in 2010 to 13th in 2011.

By Mike Jones  |  03:04 PM ET, 07/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/29/2012

Leonard Hankerson returns with confidence

After an offseason that featured a setback in rehab and surgery in February, Leonard Hankerson finally has returned, and is competing for a key role in Washington’s offense.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:18 AM ET, 07/29/2012

Alexander making smooth transition to inside linebacker

Training camp just wouldn’t be the same if Lorenzo Alexander wasn’t learning a new position, and as the Redskins have gotten back to work this week, he continues his transition to inside linebacker.

By Mike Jones  |  02:18 AM ET, 07/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 07/28/2012

Redskins training camp: quick hits

Shanahan gives Hightower, Lichtensteiger day off.

By Mike Jones  |  06:09 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 07/28/2012

Redskins training camp: Observations from Day 3

A roundup of news and observations from today’s practice.

By Mike Jones  |  05:58 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 07/28/2012

Dezmon Briscoe looks to make most of chance with Redskins

Released by Buccaneers, wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe hopes to stick with Redskins.

By Mark Maske  |  01:50 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 07/28/2012

DeAngelo Hall hopes fresh perspective helps him capi­tal­ize

After tying his career high with six interceptions in 2010, Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall fell short of his lofty goals in 2011.

By Mike Jones  |  10:54 AM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Redskins claim WR Dezmon Briscoe

Receiver led Tampa Bay with six TDs in his second year but was released Thursday

By Mark Maske  |  06:52 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Jammal Brown will see a doctor Tuesday

Right tackle missed his second straight practice after re-injuring his hip Wednesday

By Mark Maske  |  06:31 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Redskins training camp: Observations from Day 2

Griffin is sharper, Garcon grabs a bullet, Gomes get his first interception

By Mike Jones  |  05:59 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Backup Kirk Cousins has starter’s mentality

Fourth-round draft pick in competition with Rex Grossman to back up Robert Griffin III

By Gene Wang  |  03:23 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Kory Lichtensteiger says his knee feels great

Redskins line is primed for a standout season, guard says on his return from ACL and MCL repair

By Mike Jones  |  02:23 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Redskins’ RB plan still evolving

Coach Mike Shanahan says he needs to see more before deciding whether to go with an RB-by-committee

By Mark Maske  |  12:19 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Pierre Garcon, Tim Hightower aim to spark team offensively

Newcomer and RB who was injured last season want to make an impact in 2012.

By Matt Breen  |  11:38 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Ryan Kerrigan wants to make strides in second season

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:17 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Redskins training camp: Observations from Day 1

The Washington Redskins wrapped up their first full day of training camp with a 2-1/2 hour practice on a scorching afternoon in Ashburn.

By Mike Jones  |  08:17 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Chris Cooley tempers his enthusiasm

Veteran tight end has seen enough Redskins’ seasons begin with high hopes to know the team still has a lot of work ahead.

By Mark Maske  |  07:42 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Quick Hits; Mike Shanahan says Jammal Brown hurt his hip running “gassers”

Right tackle, plagued by hip injuries the past two years, is placed on the physically unable to perform list for the first day of training camp

By Mike Jones  |  06:58 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Jammal Brown on PUP list

Right tackle has been plagued by hip problems.

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  03:41 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 07/26/2012

DeAngelo Hall: Robert Griffin III is worst QB in NFC East until he proves otherwise

Right now all the hype means nothing, veteran cornerback says

By Mike Jones  |  03:17 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Chris Cooley ready for resurgent season

Tight end says he took his time healing from injuries

By Gene Wang  |  02:33 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Redskins’ Tim Hightower ‘feels good’ about surgically repaired knee

Redskins RB Tim Hightower, whose 2011 season ended when he tore his ACL, says he’s set to compete for the starting job in training camp.

By Mark Maske  |  01:50 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 07/26/2012

A 14-hour drive to be first into Redskins Park: Priceless

Tampa resident arrived Wednesday afternoon and was back early Thursday to ensure he was first into training camp

By Matt Breen  |  12:58 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Robert Griffin III is not chasing Cam Newton

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is often compared to the Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton because of their athleticism, mobility, strong arms and big-play ability. But Griffin said he isn’t aiming to duplicate Newton’s statistical success.

By Mike Jones  |  11:12 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Redskins sign fullback Dorson Boyce

Dorson Boyce joins the Redskins, who waive offensive lineman Nevin McCaskill to make room.

By Mike Jones  |  09:34 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Robert Griffin III expects to lead in a variety of ways

The rookie quarterback said he doesn’t feel the need to make any grand team speeches before he and his teammates take the field for training camp Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Robert Griffin III fine with Osi Umenyiora calling him ’Bob’

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was unfazed by New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora’s statement that the rookie quarterback hasn’t yet earned his nickname. Griffin said that Umenyiora can call him, “Bob” if he likes

By Mike Jones  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Robert Griffin III is ready to get down to business

After a busy summer of commercials and other extra-curricular activity, Redskins new quarterback is ready to be locked away at training camp and focus on football.

By Mike Jones  |  07:09 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Brandon Meriweather pleads no contest to DWI charge

Redskins expected starting strong safety pleads no contest to charges stemming from April 26 traffic stop.

By Mike Jones  |  01:46 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Giants’s Osi Umenyiora says RGIII hasn’t yet earned his nickname

NY Giants lineman says RGIII hasn’t yet earned his nickname

By Washington Post Sports  |  01:06 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Washington Redskins report for training camp today

Rookies arrived at Redskins Park for pre-training camp conditioning and classroom work on July 16, but now the full squad will report for physicals and meetings.

By Mike Jones  |  08:59 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Redskins take underprivileged kids on a shopping spree

Linebacker and teammates help youngsters shop for school supplies.

By Mike Jones  |  07:02 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Redskins win approval to name parking lots for advertisers

Prince George’s county passes special measure for team.

By Miranda Spivack  |  06:45 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Former Redskin Joe Jacoby sues NFL over concussions

Mainstay of the Hogs is one of more than 2,000 players to sue over head trauma to date.

By Mark Maske  |  06:32 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Redskins waive Chase Minnifield, sign David Jones

Minnifield, a former U-Va. standout at cornerback, apparently has not recovered fully from an injury.

By Mike Jones  |  05:06 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Redskins training camp: Key questions on special teams

There were more ups than downs in 2011, but struggles in the kicking game proved most frustrating for Mike Shanahan & Co.

By Mike Jones  |  02:55 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Redskins training camp: Questions facing the running backs

The team’s backfield presents both promise and uncertainty.

By Mike Jones  |  11:24 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 07/23/2012

Redskins training camp: Questions facing the offensive line

Uncertainty remains for Mike Shanahan’s offensive line, which was hampered last season by injuries, a suspension and lack of depth.

By Mike Jones  |  11:24 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Robert Griffin III: Becoming a Redskin

At heart, the new Washington quarterback was a Redskin long before he was drafted and signed his contract.

By Washington Post Sports  |  05:06 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Redskins sign OL Josh LeRibeus; all rookies are under contract

With signings of third round pick and quarterback Robert Griffin III Wednesday, all of Washington’s rookies are under contract

By Mark Maske  |  03:51 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Robert Griffin III will earn much less than Emeka Okafor, Nene, Ryan Zimmerman

QB’s four year, $21.1 illion deal is a third of the $60 million that lineman Trent Williams could earn to protect him.

By Julie Tate  |  02:06 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 05:46 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Dexter Manley is latest Redskin to sue NFL over concussions

Defensive end’s lawsuit is latest of approximately 100 to be filed over the issue of long-term damage

By Mark Maske  |  05:46 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 07/17/2012

‘Offset’ language could be holding up deals for Robert Griffin III, other top picks

Contract language protects teams financially if players are released sometime during their initial four-year contracts.

By Mark Maske  |  03:43 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:33 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Robert Griffin III a no-show as rookies report to Redskins Park

Unsigned quarterback Robert Griffin III is not on hand when other rookies report for workouts prior to next week’s opening of training camp.

By Mark Maske  |  07:33 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:27 PM ET, 07/16/2012

NFL and widows of former players reach deal on pension money

By Rick Maese  |  07:27 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Ray Rice, Matt Forte sign new long term contracts

The long-term deals will keep the star running backs off the free agent market for years.

By Mark Maske  |  05:02 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 07/16/2012

No long-term contract for Fred Davis

Tight end will play this season under the one-year franchise tag at a salary of about $5.5 million.

By Mike Jones  |  11:29 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Robert Griffin III expects to sign contract with Redskins soon

Robert Griffin III said that he hopes to sign his contract in time to report to Redskins Park on Monday along with his fellow rookies as they prepare for the July 26 kickoff of training camp.

By Mike Jones and Dave Sheinin  |  12:17 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 07/03/2012

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upholds his suspensions of Saints players in bounty scheme

NFL commissioner says none of the suspended players offered evidence to warrant reconsideration of penalties.

By Mark Maske  |  04:58 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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