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The Insider: August, 2012

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 08:44 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Redskins release WR Anthony Armstrong

After failing in attempts to trade him to the Miami Dolphins, the Redskins cut 2010's second leading wideout.

By Mike Jones  |  08:44 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Redskins roster moves, redskins updates, Redskins wide receivers

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 08/31/2012

NFL negotiating with referees association

Negotiations between the NFL and its locked-out referees resumed Friday in an effort to avoid having the regular season begin next week with replacement officials on the field.

By Mark Maske  |  07:50 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL referees

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Redskins safety Tanard Jackson suspended indefinitely for violating NFL substance abuse policy

Jackson, who had been competing for a backup safety position, violated the NFL’s substance abuse policy for a third time, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  05:05 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins defense; Tanard Jackson; Redskins safeties, Redskins roster

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Redskins discussing trade involving WR Anthony Armstrong, RB Steve Slaton

The Redskins and Dolphins are discussing a trade that would send wide receiver Anthony Armstrong to Miami for running back Steve Slaton.

By Mike Jones  |  01:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Redskins running backs; redskins roster moves;, Redskins wide receivers

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 12:00 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Here’s your noon Redskins’ roster update

Sixteen players have been informed they will be released so far.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Redskins roster cutdown

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Redskins’ cutdown day begins

The cuts have started as the Redskins whittle their roster down to the mandated 53-man limit by Friday's 9 p.m. deadline.

By Mike Jones  |  07:32 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jonathan Crompton, Mike Shanahan, Quarterbacks, Redskins roster, Rex Grossman, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:02 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Erik Cook is among Redskins’ final roster cuts

Backup center Erik Cook is among the first of the team's final cuts as it works to trim its roster to 53 by the Friday night deadline.

By Mike Jones  |  10:02 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Players’ union approves changes to NFL’s injured reserve rule, trade deadline

The NFL’s injured reserve rules will be modified for this season, allowing one player per team to be activated from the IR list, and the sport’s trade deadline will be pushed back.

By Mark Maske  |  02:34 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injured reserve, NFLPA, Trade deadline

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Five observations as the Redskins close out the preseason

The preseason is officially in the books. The Washington Redskins by 9 p.m. Friday will have their roster whittled down to 53 players, and over the weekend will add eight practice squad members.

By Mike Jones  |  01:15 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Despite solid preseason, Briscoe knows roster spot is no guarantee

Despite touchdowns in the Redskins' second and third preseason games, Dezmon Briscoe was worried about his chances of making the 53-man roster, given the competition at wide receiver.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wide receivers

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Despite solid preseason, Briscoe knows roster spot is no guarantee

Wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe is worried about his chances of making the team.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012

And now we wait 10 days for the next Redskins game

OPENING KICK | With four preseason games in the books, a 10-day wait before the opener awaits. In the meantime, some Redskins-related things to ponder.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:47 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Bryan Kehl hopes interception cements his spot on the Redskins’ roster

Inside linebacker hopes pick and six tackles against Tampa Bay earned him a spot on the Redskins’ roster

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:24 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Brandon Banks runs, catches, returns against Bucs. Now he sees whether he made the Redskins roster

Now diminutive speedster must wait to see if he makes the Redskins’ 53-man roster

By Mark Maske  |  12:24 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Redskins-Bucs: Crowd honors Chris Cooley

Replica jerseys and a standing ovation for popular tight end who was released Tuesday

By Mike Jones  |  08:07 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Redskins-Bucs: Robert Griffin III nails field goal in warmups

Versatile QB reveals yet another skill

By Mike Jones  |  07:20 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Redskins-Bucs: Open thread

Billy Cundiff, signed Tuesday, appears to have no competition as the Redskins place kicker.

By Washington Post Sports  |  06:53 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Evan Royster to start at running back vs. Tampa Bay

Second-year pro will start at running back for the Washington Redskins as they conclude the preseason with a home game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

By Mike Jones  |  06:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012

NFL will use replacement referees in Week 1

Replacement officials have worked the preseason while members of the NFL Referees Association have been locked out by the league.

By Mark Maske  |  05:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012

27 Redskins get the night off vs. Buccaneers

You can cross at least 27 Redskins players off the roster for tonight’s preseason finale against Tampa Bay.

By Mike Jones  |  05:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Five story lines to follow in the Redskins’ preseason finale

The Washington Redskins tonight close out the preseason with a home game at FedEx Field at 7 p.m.

By Mike Jones  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Who’s got the most to gain against the Buccaneers?

OPENING KICK | The fourth and final preseason game is boring to some, but not to those who closely follow life on the roster fringes.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 AM ET, 08/29/2012

QB Jonthan Crompton is re-signed by Redskins after release of Chris Cooley opens roster spot

The quarterback returns to the roster a day after getting cut. He is expected to play in the Redskins’ preseason finale.

By Mike Jones  |  12:38 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Fred Davis says Chris Cooley can start for another NFL team

Current starter says Cooley, who was cut by Redskins Tuesday, mentored him as he established himself in the league

By Mark Maske  |  06:57 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Bill Cundiff came to Redskins knowing the kicking job was his

Cut by the Ravens, placekicker talked to other teams but was guaranteed the starter’s job by the Redskins despite the presence of Graham Gano.

By Mark Maske  |  06:30 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Chris Cooley’s remarks on his release by the Redskins

“This organization has changed my life in every way for the better, and I appreciate it. I’ve loved every minute of playing here.”

By Mike Jones  |  03:57 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Coach Mike Shanahan’s remarks on release of tight end Chris Cooley

“That’s what we’re doing at this time: Giving him every opportunity to see if there is a chance for him to be a starter on another team in the National Football League.”

By Mike Jones  |  03:20 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Redskins release Chris Cooley

After eight seasons, Washington has parted ways with tight end Chris Cooley. “It’s been awesome,” the longtime Redskin said.

By Mark Maske  |  01:51 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Fred Davis happy to get first two catches of the season

“It felt good to get the ball, have people trying to tackle you for real. It makes a difference,’’ starting tight end said.

By Mike Jones  |  12:10 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Redskins expect to start Tyler Polumbus at right tackle

On the heels of Jammal Brown’s hip surgery, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan says he expects Tyler Polumbus to start at right tackle.

By Mike Jones  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Redskins sign Billy Cundiff, release Graham Gano

Washington’s place kicker carousel continues as the team signs former Raven Billy Cundiff and releases Graham Gano.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  09:09 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Let’s take a crack at the final 53 Redskins

OPENING KICK | You’ve already started posting your projections for the final 53-man roster, so no point in holding back ours.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:26 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Redskins release 13 players, trade Kevin Barnes, place Jammal Brown on PUP list

13 are released, Kevin Barnes is traded and Jammal Brown is placed on the PUP list.

By Mike Jones  |  07:26 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Evan Royster aims to play Wednesday

Running backs both want to play in preseason finale Wednesday against Tampa Bay

By Mike Jones  |  04:25 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Kory Lichtensteiger ready to go at full speed

Left guard still on track to start in Sept. 9 season opener against New Orleans

By Mike Jones  |  04:02 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Evan Royster scheduled to play Wednesday against Bucs

Barring a setback, running back should take the field against Tampa Bay

By Mike Jones  |  03:46 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Robert Griffin III says he is prepared for the Saints

QB says he’d like to play in preseason finale Wednesday but with starters resting, he is studying New Orleans

By Mark Maske  |  03:22 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Kirk Cousins will start Redskins’ preseason finale [this post has been updated]

Rookie backup says it’s “a different feeling when you’re heading to the stadium knowing that you’ll take the first snap.”

By Mark Maske  |  02:50 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Graham Gano ready for opportunity after besting Neil Rackers in Redskins kicking competition

After topping Neil Rackers in kicking competition, he looks to keep getting better.

By Mark Maske  |  01:24 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Redskins trade CB Kevin Barnes to Lions [this post has been updated]

After being told he would be released, Kevin Barnes learned he'll be traded to Detroit.

By Mike Jones  |  12:53 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Redskins tackle Jammal Brown undergoes hip surgery

Tackle Jammal Brown undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his right hip that will keep him out four to six weeks.

By Mike Jones  |  09:28 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Redskins release Neil Rackers

The Washington Redskins have released place kicker Neil Rackers, ending the competition between him and Graham Gano.

By Mike Jones  |  09:19 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Redskins have much to ponder as roster cuts loom

As the Redskins prepare for their last preseason game against the Bucs, roster cuts must be made.

By Mike Jones  |  09:13 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012

How often do you want to see Robert Griffin III run?

In our first Opening Kick morning post, we ask you, the readers, how often and in what way you’d like to see the Redskins quarterback use his mobility.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 08/26/2012

Five observations from the Redskins’ win over the Colts

ANALYSIS | The offense produced a balanced attack as Robert Griffin III looked as comfortable as he has all year.

By Mike Jones  |  01:22 PM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/26/2012

Santana Moss asked for punt return duties

Veteran wide receiver Santana Moss fielded two first-half punts for a total of 24 yards after lobbying all offseason for opportunities in that capacity.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 AM ET, 08/26/2012

Chris Wilson hopes safety helps his chances

Fighting for a spot on the Redskins’ roster for the second time of his career, outside linebacker Chris Wilson had active night in Washington’s 30-17 preseason victory over the Indianapolis Colts.

By Mike Jones  |  01:24 AM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 PM ET, 08/25/2012

Dezmon Briscoe gets into the end zone again

Dezmon Briscoe catches another touchdown pass, boosting his bid to make the roster.

By Mark Maske  |  10:06 PM ET, 08/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:43 PM ET, 08/25/2012

Tim Hightower gets back in Redskins’ running back mix

Battling for carries, Tim Hightower gets a chance to show his skills.

By Mark Maske  |  09:43 PM ET, 08/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 PM ET, 08/25/2012

Redskins vs. Colts: Rex Grossman is perfect in relief of Robert Griffin III

Former starter throws for 127 yards and two TDs in relief of Robert Griffin III

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  09:11 PM ET, 08/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 08/25/2012

Chris Cooley and Fred Davis make first catches of the season

Robert Griffin III targets both tight ends, who had been overlooked in the passing game during the first two preseason contests.

By Mike Jones  |  06:19 PM ET, 08/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 08/25/2012

Niles Paul, Santana Moss share return duties for Redskins

Brandon Banks, who had a 91-yard touchdown on a punt return last week, did not handle any punts or kicks in the first half

By Mike Jones  |  05:50 PM ET, 08/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 08/25/2012

Redskins-Colts: Open thread

Believe it or not, there’s more to this game than Robert Griffin III vs. Andrew Luck

By Washington Post Sports  |  03:33 PM ET, 08/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 08/25/2012

Alfred Morris to start at RB for Redskins vs. Colts

The Washington Redskins will give rookie running back Alfred Morris his second consecutive start of the preseason as they host the Indianapolis Colts.

By Mike Jones  |  03:20 PM ET, 08/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Redskins, Cowboys did not collude on salaries, players union says

Court filing says the two teams were not full participants in an alleged conspiracy to restrict player salaries in 2010.

By Mark Maske  |  03:17 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Fred Davis, London Fletcher, Lorenzo Alexander named Redskins’ 2011 players of the year

Fred Davis, London Fletcher and Lorenzo Alexander are honored at luncheon.

By Mike Jones  |  02:16 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 12:30 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Sean Taylor, LaVar Arrington, Bobby Beathard and more named to list of 80 greatest Redskins

Sean Taylor, LaVar Arrington, Joe Bugel, Chris Samuels and others bring list to 80 for team’s 80th anniversary.

By Mike Jones  |  12:30 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Redskins-Colts: Five storylines to follow

Beyond the overhyped Griffin-Luck matchup, watch the running backs, the secondary and the offensive line.

By Mike Jones  |  11:39 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 08/24/2012

DeAngelo Hall learning the ropes at free safety

DeAngelo Hall has spent most of his career at cornerback and said the adjustment to safety hasn’t been smooth.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:06 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 05:07 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Clinton Portis retires from Redskins and pro football with tears and memories

Impossible to overlook on the field or off, he provides 25 minutes of unscripted emotion and memories.

By Steve Yanda  |  05:07 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Tim Hightower becomes emotional upon hearing he is cleared to play Saturday

“This is huge,” running back says after nine months of rehabbing from knee surgery. “. . .This is a blessing.”

By Mike Jones  |  03:16 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Clinton Portis: Was he a great Redskin?

In looking back at running back’s career, comments on The Insider tell two stories.

By Keith McMillan  |  02:10 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Tim Hightower is slated to play Saturday

Running back who had ACL surgery last fall will take the field for the first time this preseason if “there’s no setback,” coach Mike Shanahan says

By Mike Jones  |  01:54 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Lorenzo Alexander encouraged by play at ILB

Seventh-year pro says his transition to inside linebacker continues at an encouraging pace.

By Mike Jones  |  01:38 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 08/23/2012

‘Pocono Punisher’ Chris Neild undergoes successful ACL surgery

Backup nose tackle hopes to be ready for start of 2013 preseason.

By Mike Jones  |  12:22 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Tim Hightower will have to prove himself in practice

Mike Shanahan will be watching Tim Hightower in practice to see whether he can play against the Colts Saturday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Mike Shanahan reflects on career of Clinton Portis

Redskins Coach drafted running back while he was in Denver and coached him for one season with the Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  07:30 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Aaron Kromer will coach New Orleans Saints for the first six games, including the opener against the Redskins

New Orleans names offensive line and running game coach Aaron Kromer to lead the team while Sean Payton and Joe Vitt serve suspensions.

By Mark Maske  |  08:37 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Clinton Portis issues thank you note to fans

Former Washington Redskins running back will officially announce his retirement from professional football at a 2:30 p.m. news conference Thursday at Redskins Park.

By Mike Jones  |  04:17 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Roy Helu returns to limited practice, Fletcher should play Saturday

Linebacker London Fletcher should play Saturday, coach Mike Shanahan says

By Mike Jones  |  03:47 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Josh Wilson offers to sell jersey to Clinton Portis

During his nine NFL seasons, the running back always wore No. 26. When the current owner of the Redskins’ No. 26 heard Portis was reitiring, he saw an opportunity to make some money.

By Mike Jones  |  03:28 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Redskins’ change start time of Aug. 29 preseason finale to 7 p.m.

The game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been rescheduled for 7 p.m.

By Mike Jones  |  02:56 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Brian Orakpo expects to be ready for season opener, Brandon Meriweather less certain

Safety Brandon Meriweather is less certain of a timetable for his return.

By Mike Jones  |  02:40 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Brandon Meriweather’s injury presents Tanard Jackson with an opportunity

Backup safety could push for increased preseason playing time and maybe a starting job

By Mark Maske  |  01:50 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Kory Lichtensteiger says he is close to full strength

Guard says he is nearly ready to practice fully after surgery on his knee

By Mark Maske  |  01:20 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Cooley hopes to knock off rust with catches Saturday

Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley would like to play a bigger role in the offense Saturday.

By Mike Jones  |  01:00 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Rob Jackson aims to capi­tal­ize on chance to start

Outside linebacker Brian Orakpo will miss Saturday’s preseason game against Indianapolis, and that means a rare opportunity for Rob Jackson.

By Mike Jones  |  09:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Armstrong still trying to get back into the mix at WR

Passed over in last Saturday’s game, he hopes to get back into Washington’s competition for the final two or three wide receiver spots.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Darrel Young out Saturday against Indianapolis, Brian Orakpo drills in practice

Fullback had hoped to play Saturday against Colts. Linebacker isn’t ready, Shanahan says

By Mike Jones  |  03:37 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Clinton Portis to announce his retirement Thursday

Running back, drafted by Mike Shanahan in Denver, amassed 6,824 yards in seven season for the Redskins

By Mike Jones  |  03:15 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Fullback Darrel Young still aiming to play Saturday

Washington Redskins fullback said he intends to carry a heavier load in the next two days at practice and play on Saturday.

By Mike Jones  |  02:11 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 08/21/2012

London Fletcher hopes to play in Saturday’s Redskins-Colts game

Team captain was back at practice Monday after missing game against the Bears

By Mark Maske  |  01:54 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Redskins-Colts: Facing previous team is no big deal to Pierre Garcon

WR says he had hoped to stay in Indianapolis, but rejected team’s offer for a more lucrative deal with the Redskins

By Mark Maske  |  01:39 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Brandon Banks still feels pressure despite big punt return

The third-year pro said that his TD Saturday night did little to ease the pressure he feels as he competes for a spot on the 53-man roster.

By Mike Jones  |  12:52 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Shanahan: Griffin, Cousins have QB sixth sense

When evaluating quarterback prospects, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan always closely observes where the passer’s eyes go right after he gets the snap and drops back to pass.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Shanahan: Young Redskins receivers ‘helped themselves’

Mike Shanahan says Aldrick Robinson and Dezmon Briscoe improved their standings in the eyes of the team’s talent evaluators with their strong performances Saturday night against Chicago.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins: ‘This is Robert’s team’

Backup Kirk Cousins ends all talk of a quarterback controversy, says the RGIII is the man to lead the Redskins.

By Mark Maske  |  03:47 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/20/2012

London Fletcher back at Redskins practice

Redskins linebacker London Fletcher practiced fully on Monday.

By Mark Maske  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Brian Orakpo: ‘I should be ready to roll’ by Redskins’ opener

The linebacker says he’ll be back in time for the Redskins’ season opener.

By Mark Maske and Dave Sheinin  |  02:49 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Redskins’ Brian Orakpo, Brandon Meriweather won’t play for the rest of the preseason

Brian Orakpo and Brandon Meriweather won’t play for the rest of the Redskins’ preseason so they can get healthy for the opener.

By Mike Jones  |  02:09 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Robert Griffin III talks about his play in Redskins’ loss to Bears

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says that he needs to work on getting rid of the ball more quickly.

By Mike Jones  |  01:53 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Redskins preseason: Five areas to monitor as Washington gets back to work

The Washington Redskins return to the practice field after letting the dust settle from their 33-31 preseason loss to the Chicago Bears.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/20/2012

After a year of inactivity, Aldrick Robinson showing marked improvement

Given the opportunity to show what he can do as a featured member of the offense, wide receiver Aldrick Robinson had an electrifying performance Saturday night against the Chicago Bears.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 08/19/2012

Washington Redskins: No sigificant damage to Brandon Meriweather’s knee

Safety Brandon Meriweather’s MRI exam of his injured left knee revealed nothing serious.

By Mark Maske  |  04:58 PM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 08/19/2012

Washington Redskins: Brian Orakpo’s injury not serious

An MRI exam taken Sunday of linebacker Brian Orakpo’s injury to the area around his left shoulder showed no serious damage.

By Mark Maske  |  03:56 PM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 08/19/2012

Redskins-Bears: Five observations from Saturday’s game

Washington comes away from Saturday night’s 33-31 loss to the Chicago Bears with mixed emotions.

By Mike Jones  |  02:41 PM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/19/2012

Niles Paul makes in-game adjustments for the Redskins

After dropping two passes in the first half Saturday night, Niles Paul rebounds with four catches and a touchdown in the second half.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/19/2012

Redskins’ defense not worried about struggles against the Bears

They chalk up poor showing to preseason learning process.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:54 PM ET, 08/18/2012

Brandon Banks has another return for a preseason touchdown

Diminutive returner takes a punt 91 yards for a touchdown against the Bears

By Mike Jones  |  10:54 PM ET, 08/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:53 PM ET, 08/18/2012

Brian Orakpo, Brandon Meriweather injured in first quarter

In second preseason game against Chicago, linebacker appeared to injure his shoulder and safety hurt his leg.

By Mike Jones  |  08:53 PM ET, 08/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:09 PM ET, 08/18/2012

Mike Shanahan, Jay Cutler reunite at Saturday night’s game

Vanderbilt product was last quarterback Redskins coach drafted before Robert Griffin III

By Mike Jones  |  08:09 PM ET, 08/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:46 PM ET, 08/18/2012

Redskins-Bears: Live discussion thread

Robert Griffin III and the other Redskins’ starters should play 30-35 snaps against Chicago.

By Washington Post Sports  |  07:46 PM ET, 08/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Alfred Morris will start at running back against the Bears

Rookie could push his way into the tailback competition with a strong showing in Chicago Saturday night

By Mark Maske  |  07:32 PM ET, 08/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Fred Davis is biding his time and waiting for the ball to come his way

Last year’s best offensive playmaker isn’t worried about opportunities during preseason

By Mike Jones  |  02:48 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Redskins vs. Bears: Five storylines to follow in Preseason Game 2

The Washington Redskins take on the Chicago Bears Saturday at Soldier Field in Washington’s second game of the preseason.

By Mike Jones  |  12:37 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Redskins RB Alfred Morris eager for heavy workload vs. Bears

Redskins rookie RB Alfred Morris figures to see significant action Saturday against the Bears, and possibly could start.

By Mike Jones  |  10:04 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/17/2012

More from the Chris Cooley interview

Here is more of what veteran tight end Chris Cooley, featured in today’s Post, said in a recent interview.

By Mark Maske  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Redskins rookie Richard Crawford looks to build on his opener

Richard Crawford, a 22-year-old cornerback and punt returner, had an impressive debut in the Redskins’ preseason opener and wants to show more Saturday.

By Matt Breen  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Redskins sign lineman Marlon Favorite, place Chris Neild and Darius Hanks on injured reserve

Nose tackle Chris Neild and receiver Darius Hanks are placed on injured reserve

By Mike Jones  |  04:25 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 08/16/2012

WRs Terrence Austin, Aldrick Robinson battling for roster spots

By Steve Yanda  |  04:10 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Tim Hightower practices, is making progress, Shanahan says

Still recuperating from offseason surgery on a torn ACL, running back displays good quickness and ability to cut.

By Mike Jones  |  03:19 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 08/16/2012

LB Markus White suffers a fractured rib and bruised kidney

Linebacker suffered a fractured rib and bruised kidney in practice Wednesday

By Mike Jones  |  02:13 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Anthony Armstrong wants to make it difficult for Redskins to cut him

With a few slots up for grabs, he hopes to bounce back from injury and a poor 2011 against the Bears Saturday

By Mike Jones  |  12:13 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Redskins kickers Graham Gano, Neil Rackers hoping for their shot vs. Chicago Bears

The Redskins’ place kickers hope Saturday’s preseason game in Chicago gives them their first in-game opportunity to compete for the starting job.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:55 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Evan Royster is not taking likelihood of a Redskins roster spot for granted

Though the second-year running back appears to be a favorite to make the opening roster, he says he has “no idea.”

By Matt Breen  |  06:55 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Redskins evaluating several sites in Richmond for 2013 training camp

Several locations in Richmond are under consideration

By Mike Jones  |  04:09 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Running Back Roy Helu is out for Saturday’s game against the Bears

Running back missed his second straight practice Wednesday with Achilles tendinitis

By Mike Jones  |  03:53 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Jammal Brown receives a second cortisone shot in the hope of avoiding surgery

Surgery could be last resort for oft-injured right tackle

By Mike Jones  |  02:59 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Bryan Kehl aiming to ‘re-boot’ his mindset at ILB

By Steve Yanda  |  02:32 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Josh Morgan says he’s feeling like himself again after surgery for broken leg

Wideout acquired in free agency hopes to regain ability he had before breaking his leg last year.

By Matt Breen  |  01:56 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Chris Neild’s linemates offer their support after season-ending injury

Season-ending injury to backup nose tackle is a blow to defensive front’s depth

By Mike Jones  |  01:19 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Leonard Hankerson back after becoming dehydrated Tuesday

Hankerson staying hydrated after he was carted off the field with dehydration Tuesday

By Matt Breen  |  12:45 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Redskins running back competition complicated by injuries

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has yet to get a good grasp on his running back situation.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Redskins preseason: A look at the remaining position battles

Washington has concluded training camp, but three preseason games still lie ahead, and plenty of jobs remain up for grabs.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 07:06 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Sav Rocca gets rare recognition for a punter

Sav Rocca, who is set to open the season as the Redskins’ starting punter, is a fomer Australian rules football player named to a tough-guy list by Maxim magazine.

By Matt Breen  |  07:06 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 09:39 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Redskins training camp concludes; Observations from Aug. 14 practice

The Redskins officially wrapped up training camp, and held their final open practice of the year.

By Mike Jones  |  09:39 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Leonard Hankerson, Josh Morgan felled by heat, Tim Hightower improving

But running back Tim Hightower is making progress, coach Mike Shanahan says

By Mark Maske  |  04:09 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Redskins lose nose tackle Chris Neild for the season to torn ACL

Backup nose tackle Chris Neild is out for the season with a torn ACL

By Washington Post Sports  |  03:57 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 08/14/2012

In Robert Griffin III’s locker, a window into a would-be superhero’s soul

Robert Griffin III’s locker at Redskins Park is full of superheroes and inspirational slogans. Do they say anything about the Redskins’ rookie quarterback?

By Dave Sheinin  |  03:44 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Redskins, NFL

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Trent Williams back at practice, Chris Chester still out

Redskins’ battered offensive line regains a starter

By Mark Maske  |  02:37 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Kirk Cousins says he had a good outing Thursday

Redskins’ other rookie quarterback looks to improve with more time on the field

By Mark Maske  |  02:19 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Jordan Black is getting bigger, and he says, better

Lineman says he is gaining weight and experience.

By Mark Maske  |  01:09 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Redskins’ preseason: Roy Helu uncertain whether he’ll play Saturday

Suffering from Achilles tendinitis, running back was in line to start Saturday night

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Kory Lichtensteiger says he’ll be back for season opener

Left guard says arthroscopic surgery was safest way to ensure he is ready to play Sept. 9.

By Mark Maske  |  10:43 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Carriker is more than a neighbor for rookie Griffin

On one side of Robert Griffin III in the Redskins’ locker room is veteran linebacker and team leader London Fletcher. On the other side is Adam Carriker, another defensive leader known for his work ethic.

By Dave Sheinin  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Adam Carriker, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:37 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Redskins training camp: Practice observations from Aug. 13

The Washington Redskins on Monday went through their next-to-last practice of training camp and also began preparing for Preseason Game 2, which takes place in Chicago on Saturday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:37 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Quick hits: Trent Williams still day to day, Chris Neild injures knee

Running back Roy Helu also misses practice with Achilles tendinitis

By Mark Maske  |  06:42 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Neil Rackers bests Graham Gano in kicking drill Monday

He goes nine-for-nine in practice while incumbent Graham Gano misses four of nine.

By Mark Maske  |  05:38 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Robert Griffin III and Sean Taylor--rookies in name only, says Chris Cooley

Tight end Chris Cooley says they are the only two players he has ever seen arrive with the demeanor of veterans

By Mark Maske  |  03:05 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Brandon Banks is frustrated by his performance Thursday

He was targeted nine times Thursday against the Bills but came away with just two catches for 10 yards.

By Mike Jones  |  01:43 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Chris Cooley wants to be more than a fullback

Tight end has no problem subbing for injured Darrel Young but wants to be judged on his play at tight end too.

By Mark Maske  |  01:17 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Trent Williams, Maurice Hurt, Chris Chester take part in morning walk-through

Offensive linemen Trent Williams, Maurice Hurt, Chris Chester take part in morning walk-through. Status for afternoon practice is unknown.

By Mike Jones  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Redskins add Chris Campbell, waive Darius Hanks

The Redskins announce that they signed offensive lineman Chris Campbell and waived injured wide receiver Darius Hanks.

By Mike Jones  |  09:56 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Redskins-Bears: Five things to watch

With one preseason game under their belt, here are five things to watch as the Redskins prepare to face the Bears.

By Mike Jones  |  09:39 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 08/12/2012

Tim Hightower is no fan of sitting and watching

Tim Hightower roots for his fellow running backs, but did not enjoy watching the Buffalo preseason game instead of competing in it.

By Preston Williams  |  11:59 AM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/12/2012

Leonard Hankerson savors his first taste of game action since last November

By Preston Williams  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 08/11/2012

Adam Gettis reflects on his first NFL start

Regardless the circumstances, he was grateful to start in his first NFL game.

By Preston Williams  |  06:43 PM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 08/11/2012

Robert Griffin III’s preseason debut holds up under Mike Shanahan’s scrutiny of game film

After watching game film of the preseason win over Buffalo, Coach Mike Shanahan says the rookie was “cool, calm and collected.”

By Mike Jones  |  06:35 PM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 08/11/2012

Jarvis Jenkins misses Redskins practice with flu-like symptoms

The defensive end had flu-like symptoms, Coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  06:22 PM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 08/11/2012

Anthony Armstrong likely to return to full practice this week, should play vs. Chicago

Coach Mike Shanahan said Anthony Armstrong is likely to return to full practice this week and could play next Saturday vs. Chicago.

By Mike Jones  |  06:11 PM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 08/11/2012

Quick hits: Redskins’ Trent Williams has bone bruise

Trent Williams is day-to-day, Maurice Hurt sits with a sore knee and Jarvis Jenkins misses practice with flu-like symptoms.

By Mike Jones  |  03:39 PM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Redskins-Bills: Another rookie, Alfred Morris, had a pretty good game too

He, Richard Crawford and Robert Griffin III represented Redskins’ rookies well

By Mark Maske  |  03:06 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Redskins-Bills: Richard Crawford quite active in debut

Sixth-round draft pick records an interception and a punt return in his preseasn debut.

By Mike Jones  |  12:14 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Redskins-Bills: Five observations from Thursday night’s game

Griffin, Garcon, Jenkins and the O-line looked pretty good. Banks and Austin not so much.

By Mike Jones  |  11:21 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Redskins-Bills: Pierre Garcon fails to stick the landing

Wideout gives himself low marks for endzone flip after TD pass from Robert Griffin III

By Mark Maske  |  08:46 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Trent Williams injures foot on TD

Redskins left tackle says he was stepped on but will be fine. X-rays are negative.

By Mark Maske  |  11:47 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Rex Grossman struggles in Redskins’ preseason opener vs. Bills

The veteran quarterback completes only 2 of 10 passes playing in relief of Robert Griffin III.

By Mark Maske  |  10:38 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 09:48 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Redskins-Bills: Work of replacement officials draws scrutiny

Across the NFL, fill-ins are drawing criticism

By Mark Maske  |  09:48 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Redskins-Bills: Robert Griffin III is happy with his first start

In sideline interview he says he and WR Pierre Garcon will “grow together.”

By Washington Post Sports  |  08:46 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Redskins-Bills: Live discussion thread

Discuss tonight’s pre-season opener.

By Washington Post Sports  |  06:32 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Redskins-Bills: Chris Chester out, Adam Gettis in at right guard

Right guard Chris Chester is out with a sprained ankle and rooke Adam Gettis will start in his place.

By Mark Maske  |  06:08 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Redskins-Bills: Five more things to watch for

Three backup offensive linemen likely will have the chance to prove themselves protecting Robert Griffin III.

By Mike Jones  |  05:54 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Redskins have high expectations as Jarvis Jenkins works his way back

Redskins defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins will take another step forward in his comeback from a torn ACL that robbed him of his rookie season.

By Mike Jones  |  01:06 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Redskins preseason: Five areas to watch vs. Buffalo

Robert Griffin III is just one story line — albeit a big one — as the preseason kicks off tonight in Buffalo. 80+ comments

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

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Jim Haslett says Brian Orakpo can become an elite linebacker for Redskins

Brian Orakpo this week publicized his goals of establishing himself as an elite linebacker this year, and on Wednesday, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said that the fourth-year pro’s goals are definitely realistic.

By Mike Jones  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 08/08/2012

With Griffin III, finding ‘what he does best’

With the Redskins’ first preseason game on Thursday night, the education of rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III shifts to Buffalo and his first live game action.

By Dave Sheinin  |  01:06 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Redskins safeties: Competition is wide open

Five vets and 7th-round pick Jordan Bernstine are battling it out

By Mike Jones  |  11:22 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Redskins kicker will be decided by game-day pressure

Graham Gano and Neil Rackers are virtually even in training camp. Coaches want to see how they perform in games, special teams coach Danny Smith says.

By Mike Jones  |  10:53 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Redskins’ Jammal Brown could return, but timetable is unclear

But there is no timetable for the right tackle, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan says.

By Mark Maske  |  10:31 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Redskins’ Roy Helu gets to make his case for the starter’s spot Thursday night

With top back Tim Hightower sidelined, Helu and Evan Royster will split carries against Buffalo

By Matt Breen  |  08:50 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Redskins training camp: cornerbacks DeAngelo Hall, Josh Wilson and Kevin Barnes are learning new positions

Veteran cornerbacks may play new positions, including safety.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Redskins training camp: Observations from Aug. 7

The Washington Redskins went through their final full practice before their preseason opener against the Buffalo Bills on Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  08:30 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Evan Royster to start at running back for Redskins vs. Buffalo

Evan Royster will get the first crack at the starting job when the team opens the preseason at Buffalo Thursday

By Mike Jones  |  06:02 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Redskins vs. Bills: Hightower, Armstrong, Young Lichtensteiger are out

Evan Royster will start at running back. WR Josh Morgan will play if he get through Wednesday’s practice without a setback

By Mike Jones  |  05:38 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Brian Orakpo eager for Redskins’ season to begin

“I’m a kid in the candy store,” says the Redeskins linebacker. He’s excited about the team and praises offensive lineman Trent Williams’s improvement.

By Matt Breen  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Redskins-Bills: Chris Chester unsure of status for Thursday’s game, Josh Morgan aims to play

Redskins open preseason at Buffalo.

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

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

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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Focus remains on Redskins’ offensive line as injuries pile up

With as many as three projected starters out with injuries, Thursday’s preseason opener will be a chance to get a look at who might be able fill in.

By Mark Maske  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Robert Griffin III, once a track star himself, congratulates Olympians

Redskins QB, who made it to the Olympic trials in 2008, singles out Usain Bolt and Sanya Richards-Ross

By Mike Jones  |  10:57 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Kirk Cousins quietly goes about his business

Kirk Cousins, drafted by the Redskins in the fourth round, expects to see plenty of game action Thursday night.

By Mark Maske  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Washington Redskins receiver Leonard Hankerson having a strong training camp

WR has continued to impress while Josh Morgan deals with hamstring injury.

By Mark Maske  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:15 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Redskins training camp: Observations from Monday’s practice

The Washington Redskins are ready for their preseason opener. Well, maybe they need more preparation. But player say that they are tired of going against each other, and really would like to go head-to-head with an actual opponent.

By Mike Jones  |  11:15 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Mike Shanahan offers sympathies to Eagles coach Andy Reid

Reid’s 29-year-old son, Garrett, was found dead Sunday in a dormitory at the team’s training camp in Bethlehem, Pa.

By Mark Maske  |  09:01 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Redskins training camp: Chris Chester sprains his ankle

Redskins now have three injured starters on the offensive line, with preseason opener against the Bills Thursday.

By Mark Maske  |  06:44 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Redskins training camp: Tim Hightower is first on the depth chart at RB

Other injured Redskins are listed as starters

By Mike Jones  |  03:42 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Redskins’ Josh Morgan hopes to practice Monday afternoon

Receiver, who has been slowed by a strained hamstring, participates in Monday morning walk-through.

By Mark Maske  |  02:25 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Redskins’ Chris Cooley expects to see time at fullback Thursday against the Bills

Starter Darrel Young is hurt and tight end says he’s very comfortable with the position.

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Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Redskins training camp: Ryan Kerrigan ready to practice

Linebacker says he feels better after missing Saturday’s session with heat-related illness

By Mark Maske  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 08/06/2012

Redskins training camp: Coaches emphasizing game situations for Griffin

Unlike previous camps, coaches are emphasizing 11-on-11 drills to prepare rookie QB.

By Mike Jones  |  11:45 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 08/05/2012

Redskins’ Fred Davis starts the most important season of his career

Tight end must show he can regain form on the field and avoid another drug suspension.

By Mike Jones  |  12:59 PM ET, 08/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:58 PM ET, 08/04/2012

Redskins training camp observations: Aug. 4 practice

Mike and Kyle Shanahan continue to throw different situationas at Robert Griffin III, who made three standout plays at practice.

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Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 08/04/2012

Tony Moll on joining Redskins: ‘I think it’s a good fit’

The newly-signed offensive lineman is expected to play guard for the Redskins.

By Mark Maske  |  04:19 PM ET, 08/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 08/04/2012

Redskins get chippy at training camp

Midway through Saturday's session, two scuffles broke out within minutes of each other.

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Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 08/04/2012

Snyder: ‘We’re just thrilled’ with Robert Griffin III

Speaking to the local media for the first time in more than a year, Redskins owner Dan Snyder says he is thrilled with RGIII and the team’s future under third-year Coach Mike Shanahan.

By Mike Jones  |  03:41 PM ET, 08/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 08/04/2012

Quick hits: Ryan Kerrigan sits because of heat-related illness

Redskins second-year linebacker Ryan Kerrigan sits out Saturday’s workout with a heat-related illness, the second practice in three days he’s missed.

By Mike Jones  |  02:50 PM ET, 08/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 08/04/2012

Kicking battle between Graham Gano, Neil Rackers continues

Rackers made all six of his kicks during the day's field goal drill, while

By Mark Maske  |  02:32 PM ET, 08/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 08/04/2012

Crowd of 24,650 shows up for Redskins’ fan day

The attendance figure Saturday failed to break last year’s Redskins fan day record, according to the team.

By Mark Maske  |  02:13 PM ET, 08/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/04/2012

Redskins add Tony Moll to offensive tackle competition

Looking to shore up their banged-up tackle position, the Redskins have signed free agent Tony Moll.

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Posted at 10:12 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Redskins training camp observations: Aug. 3 practice

Griffin looks sharp in game simulation, offensive line struggles with pass rush, FB Boyce has his best practice and more.

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Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Heath Shuler on Redskins drafting RGIII: ‘I was so excited’

Making his first visit to Redskins Park since 1996, for Redskins QB Heath Shuler praises the team’s first-round pick.

By Steve Yanda  |  07:28 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Redskins special teams work to avoid blocked field goals

After having field field goals blocked last season, special teams standout Lorenzo Alexander says, “We’ve definitely been working hard on those.”

By Mark Maske  |  07:18 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Quick hits: Shanahan says Redskins ‘can't have lapses’

The Redskins’ head coach stops practice briefly after a series of mistakes and sloppy play by his offense.

By Mark Maske  |  06:24 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Nose tackle Chris Neild fights for a roster spot

The Redskins nose tackle has to get past Chris Baker to earn his spot on the roster.

By Steve Yanda  |  03:12 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Anthony Armstrong says shoulder injury not serious but timetable for return unclear

The timetable for the Redskins WR’s return remains unclear.

By Mark Maske  |  01:40 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 08/03/2012

So far, Trent Williams is displaying Pro Bowl-caliber form

In one-on-one drills, Williams has repeatedly gotten the better of Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan and others.

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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.

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Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Redskins training camp: Observations from Aug. 2

It wasn’t the sharpest practice of camp, particularly for Robert Griffin III and the offense

By Mike Jones  |  08:22 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Replacement officials on the field at Redskins Park

The officials are scheduled to remain at the team’s training camp through Saturday’s practice.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  07:19 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Tanard Jackson, Jordan Black practice for first time

Safety Tanard Jackson and offensive tackle Jordan Black participate in their first practice of training camp Thursday with the Redskins.

By Mark Maske  |  06:48 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Redskins preseason: Griffin, starters will get 12-20 snaps against Bills Aug. 9

Coach Mike Shanahan says there is no special plan for rookie quarterback against the Bills Aug. 9.

By Mike Jones  |  06:45 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Quick hits: Redskins WR Anthony Armstrong will get x-rays

Anthony Armstrong injures right shoulder in practice, but the belief is that he will be fine.

By Mike Jones  |  06:25 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Redskins training camp: LBs are deepest unit on the team

Lorenzo Alexander’s transition to inside linebacker gives the team another veteran defensive signal-caller.

By Mike Jones  |  04:17 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Redskins training camp: Chris Baker is aiming for a spot in defensive line rotation

The Redskins’ entire front seven returns for a second consecutive season, but players are battling for spots in the defensive line rotation. Making a strong case for himself is third-year nose tackle Chris Baker.

By Mike Jones  |  02:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Redskins training camp: Tristan Davis activated

Darrel Young says his injured hamstring is slowly improving.

By Mike Jones  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Redskins training camp: Still no word on Kentwan Balmer’s whereabouts

Fifth-year defensive end who was AWOL Wednesday does not show up for practice Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  12:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)
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Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Quick hits: Redskins coach Mike Shanahan gives Bowen, Kerrigan Fletcher a day off; Balmer is missing

Tackle Kentwan Balmer is absent from practice and coach Mike Shanahan says he doesn’t know why.

By Mike Jones  |  06:05 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Redskins in the clear in bounty investigation

Follow up revealed no independent corroboration of allegations made in media reports, according to a person with knowledge of the investigation

By Mark Maske  |  04:10 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Redskins training camp: Keenan Robinson learning both ILB positions

Season-ending injury to reserve LB Jonathan Goff could mean more playing time for rookie.

By Steve Yanda  |  03:12 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Redskins’ Tanard Jackson must wait one more day to practice

Eager to compete for a safety spot, he will take the field Thursday.

By Mark Maske  |  01:38 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Redskins’ RT Jammal Brown does not need surgery on his hip

No structural damage found in MRI on Redskins right tackle

By Mike Jones  |  10:51 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)
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Posted at 08:32 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Redskins training camp: Day 6 observations

More injuries, kicking competition, another Chris Cooley fumble and a tough day for Cedric Griffin.

By Mike Jones  |  08:32 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:17 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Redskins training camp: Shanahan waiting for results of Jammal Brown’s MRI

Coach Mike Shanahan says he may learn lineman’s prognosis late Tuesday night.

By Mike Jones  |  07:17 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Redskins’ Jordan Black happy to be back in NFL

Redskins’ newly signed offensive tackle says he’s glad to be back in the NFL after a year away from the game.

By Mark Maske  |  01:54 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Redskins training camp: coaches, players encouraged by Robert Griffin III’s progress

After a shaky first day of training camp, QB’s efforts to improve buoy team.

By Mike Jones  |  11:52 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Redskins sign offensive tackle Jordan Black

Jordan Black will provide backup for a Redskins offensive line that already has been depleted by injuries.

By Steve Yanda  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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