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The Insider: September, 2012

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Alfred Morris surpasses century mark in win

Washington Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris continues to blossom, rushing for a career-high 113 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries in his team’s 24-22 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

By Mike Jones  |  11:40 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins-Buccaneers

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Pierre Garcon returns to action, but isn’t yet 100 percent

The Redskins wideout, sidelined since he injured his right foot eight plays into the season opener at New Orleans, makes his return vs. the Buccaneers.

By Mike Jones  |  11:27 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries

Posted at 11:14 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Trent Williams plays on ailing knee

Left tackle says he feels like he "got by" against the Buccaneers after being "very close" to not playing.

By Mark Maske  |  11:14 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Trent Williams

Posted at 11:02 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Brandon Meriweather to undergo MRI on knee

Safety will undergo testing after re-injuring his left knee in a collision with teammate Aldrick Robinson during pregame warmups.

By Mark Maske  |  11:02 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Redskins injuries

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Brandon Meriweather inactive, Pierre Garcon, Trent Williams to play

The Washington Redskins will be without starting strong safety Brandon Meriweather for a fourth game while starting wide receiver Pierre Garcon will miss a third consecutive matchup.

By Mike Jones  |  03:30 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Buccaneers

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Officiating crew announced

The NFL's regular officials are working a full slate of games Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  03:17 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL referees

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Week 4: Redskins at Bucs

Week 4: Redskins at Bucs

By Gene Wang  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 09/30/2012

WR Aldrick Robinson, SS Brandon Meriweather injured in pregame collision

Washington Redskins wide receiver Aldrick Robinson and strong safety Brandon Meriweather were injured during an odd pre-game collision.

By Mike Jones  |  02:37 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, injury updates, Redskins-Buccaneers

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 09/30/2012

Game day notes for Redskins-Bucs

The Redskins visit Tampa Bay hoping to halt a two-game losing streak and improve their record to 2-2.

By Mike Jones  |  11:37 AM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, Redskins-Buccaneers

Posted at 09:34 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Brandon Meriweather ‘ecstatic’ about prospects of making Redskins debut

The return of starting strong safety Brandon Meriweather could help the Redskins’ struggling secondary.

By Mike Jones  |  09:34 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, injury updates

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Raheem Morris returns to Tampa with fond memories, but focused on Redskins

Sunday’s game for the Washington Redskins will mark a homecoming for secondary coach Raheem Morris, who spent eight seasons of his professional career in Tampa Bay.

By Mike Jones  |  03:07 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Raheem Morris; Redskins-Buccaneers

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Quick hits: Trent Williams, Perre Garcon, Brandon Banks questionable for Sunday

Redskins may be without Trent Williams, Pierre Garcon and Brandon Banks on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  01:43 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Redskins-Buccaneers: Five story lines to follow

The Washington Redskins on Sunday look to snap a two-game losing streak as they go back on the road and take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium at 4:25 p.m.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Redskins aim to remain stout against the run

While the Washington Redskins’ defense has struggled against the pass this season, one area that the unit has excelled at is stopping the run.

By Mike Jones  |  09:01 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Redskins defense, Redskins-Buccaneers

Posted at 07:26 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Friday Redskins-Bucs reader picks … and prose

As the Redskins' Week 4 game against the Buccaneers approaches, readers sound off on what they'd like to see, and two longtime Insider readers with Tampa ties give us the view from down in Florida.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:26 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bucs vs. Redskins, Opening kick, Reader picks, Redskins-Bucs, Week 4

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Tampa Bay defensive player to watch: DT Gerald McCoy

Finally, healthy, the 300-pound lineman has three sacks so far this season.

By Mike Jones  |  04:48 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Buccaneers, Redskins-Bucs

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 07:00 AM ET, 09/27/2012

And the NFL’s referees are back!

The NFL's referees are back! Also, a comparison of the Redskins' backfield a year ago and now, and a look at which NFC teams stand in the way of a Redskins playoff appearance.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC worry index, NFL referees, Opening kick, Redskins running backs, Redskins-Buccaneers, Referee lockout, Replacement refs, Roy Helu, Running backs, Ryan Grant, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Week 4

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Redskins would welcome referees’ return

Redskins players and coaches say they'd love to have the real referees back on the field this weekend.

By Mark Maske  |  04:08 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Quick hits: Trent Williams did not practice

Mike Shanahan says left tackle Trent Williams did not practice. Redskins have him listed as day to day.

By Mark Maske  |  03:45 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Bucs offensive player to watch: QB Josh Freeman

Big, strong and athletic, Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman poses a threat both with his legs and his arm.

By Mike Jones  |  02:44 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Bucs

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Ryan Grant eager to contribute for Redskins

Newly-signed running back Ryan Grant said that his familiarity with the zone-blocking scheme that the Redskins run, the talent that Robert Griffin III boasts and Mike Shanahan’s coaching track record made him want to sign with Washington on Tuesday night.

By Mike Jones  |  12:51 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins running backs, Running backs, Ryan Grant

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Roy Helu placed on season-ending injured reserve

The Redskins place running back Roy Helu on injured reserve, ending his season.

By Mark Maske  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Redskins defensive backs aim to put an end to struggles

After getting shredded by the Bengals, Redskins defensive backs promise changes against Tampa Bay.

By Mike Jones  |  11:44 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Secondary

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Negotiations between league, locked-out officials said to be at critical juncture

Talks could result in a deal or collapse completely this week, person with knowledge of the negotiations says.

By Mark Maske  |  10:26 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Referee lockout

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Five areas to monitor as the Redskins enter Week 4 of the NFL season

The Washington Redskins get back to work after a day off on Tuesday and will concentrate their efforts on curing the struggles that have them on a two-game losing streak.

By Mike Jones  |  08:25 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Buccaneers

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

On the Buccaneers, Griffin running and winning with who you’ve got

Is the Buccaneers game a must-win? Do the Griffin runs set up other plays? And can the Redskins win with who they have?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bucs vs. Redskins, Opening kick, Redskins secondary, RGIII, Robert Griffin running, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Week 4

Posted at 08:07 PM ET, 09/25/2012

NFL fines Kyle Shanahan $25,000

Redskins offensive coordinator is penalized for outburst at replacement official Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  08:07 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Ryan Grant agrees to deal with Redskins

The former Green Bay Packer is brought in to bolster Washington's banged-up corps of running backs.

By Mike Jones  |  07:15 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins running backs, Ryan Grant

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Redskins sign CB David Jones, release injured Crezdon Butler

Lineman Chigbo Anunoby is added to the practice squad.

By Mike Jones  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Evan Royster, Roy Helu are banged up

Washington Redskins running backs Evan Royster and Roy Helu Jr. are both nursing injuries after Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

By Mike Jones  |  04:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injury report, Redskins injuries

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 09/25/2012

So about those replacement officials …

Replacement officials might have cost Green Bay a win on Monday night. The Redskins have had issues with the officiating as well, so the issue hits close to home.

By Keith McMillan  |  06:45 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Mike Shanahan says he, too, was upset at the end of Sunday’s game

Kyle Shanahan wasn't alone in his anger at replacement officials, head coach says.

By Mark Maske  |  07:10 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins penalties, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Robert Griffin III took too many hits Sunday, Shanahan says

Coach says, 'You don’t want a quarterback taking as many shots as he did yesterday.'

By Mark Maske  |  06:24 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Bengals, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 09/24/2012

LT Trent Williams is day to day, unclear whether he will play Sunday

Coach Mike Shanahan says Jordan Black played well in relief

By Mike Jones  |  04:11 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Bengals, Robert Griffin III, Trent Williams

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 09/24/2012

NFL acknowledges refs spotted ball incorrectly before Redskins’ final play [updated]

The replacement officials moved the ball back 25 yards instead of 20 after two penalties.

By Mark Maske  |  02:15 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Bengals, Replacement refs

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Trent Williams has a bone bruise in his right knee

It's not clear how much time the left tackle will miss.

By Mike Jones  |  01:53 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Redskins injuries, Trent Williams

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 09/24/2012

NFL to review Kyle Shanahan incident [updated]

The league will determine whether a fine of the Redskins' offensive coordinator for his treatment a replacement official Sunday is warranted.

By Mark Maske  |  12:06 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kyle Shanahan, Redskins unsportsmanlike conduct, Redskins-Bengals, Unsportsmanlike conduct

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

Five observations from the Redskins’ 38-31 loss to the Bengals

The Washington Redskins suffered another close loss, falling 38-31 to Cincinnati on Sunday, and dropped to 1-2.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five observations, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Were there any good things to come out of Redskins’ loss to Bengals?

Losses are no fun to digest, but there were some things that went well enough against the Bengals that you'll see them again.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:17 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bengals vs. Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, FedEx Field, Opening kick, Redskins-Bengals, Week 3

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Several fans at Bengals-Redskins game injured when escalator malfunctions

Several fans at Bengals-Redskins game injured when escalator malfunctions

By Martin Weil and Mark Maske  |  11:48 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins-Bengals

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

Brandon Banks gets involved in the Redskins’ offense

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

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

Posted at 08:21 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Redskins get production out of Rob Jackson, Chris Wilson

Duo shared playing time at Brian Orakpo's outside linebacker spot.

By Mark Maske  |  08:21 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Wilson, Linebackers, Rob Jackson

Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Late chaos, unsportsmanlike penalty end game on sour note

For the second week in a row, the Redskins' game descends into chaos in the final minutes.

By Mike Jones  |  07:44 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Kyle Shanahan, penalties

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Trent Williams to undergo MRI exam on injured right knee

Redskins left tackle says he's not fearful the injury is serious but he failed to finish the game.

By Mark Maske  |  07:25 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Trent Williams

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Trent Williams returns to game after suffering knee injury [updated]

The Washington Redskins lost starting left tackle Trent Williams to a right knee injury on their second offensive play of the game.

By Mike Jones  |  01:53 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Redskins-Bengals, Trent Williams

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Week 3: Redskins vs. Bengals

Join the discussion on the Redskins live blog during their Week 3 home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals.

By Gene Wang  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 09/23/2012

Pierre Garcon, Brandon Meriweather still sidelined for Redskins

Washington Redskins starting wide receiver Pierre Garcon will miss a second consecutive game, and starting strong safety Brandon Meriweather will miss a third.

By Mike Jones  |  11:54 AM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/23/2012

Game day notes for Redskins vs. Bengals

The Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals square off at 1 p.m. in the Redskins’ home opener.

By Mike Jones  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 09/22/2012

Leonard Hankerson could have bigger role vs. Bengals

Leonard Hankerson could have a significant role at WR for the Redskins in Sunday's home opener against the Bengals, with Pierre Garcon likely to be sidelined.

By Mark Maske  |  02:02 PM ET, 09/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Leonard Hankerson, Pierre Garcon, Redskins wide receivers, Wide Receivers

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 09/22/2012

Fred Davis: Redskins still holding back portions of playbook

Through two games, the Washington Redskins boast the highest scoring average in the NFL, and the fourth-highest total of yards gained. But tight end Fred Davis says that the unit still has yet to show all of the playbook, or play up to it’s full potential.

By Mike Jones  |  01:40 PM ET, 09/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins offense

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 09/21/2012

NFL fines Josh Morgan $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct penalty

The NFL fined Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan $7,875 for his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty late in last Sunday's loss at St. Louis.

By Mark Maske  |  05:03 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Quick hits: Pierre Garcon likely out again

The Redskins likely will be without wide receiver Pierre Garcon for a second straight game.

By Mark Maske  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Pierre Garcon, Quick hits

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Rob Jackson, Chris Wilson preparing to split playing time at Orakpo’s linebacker spot

Redskins defense needs a pick-up from its backups with injuries mounting.

By Mark Maske  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Alfred Morris has been fast enough to churn out yards

Redskins rookie running back isn't known for his speed but he's been fast enough to be highly productive through two games.

By Mark Maske  |  12:15 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 09/21/2012

NFL, locked-out referees negotiated this week without reaching agreement

Lockout of regular game officials continues with no further talks scheduled at this point.

By Mark Maske  |  12:09 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL referees

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Redskins-Bengals: Five storylines to follow

The Redskins are trying to rebound from a 31-28 loss at St. Louis last week. Meanwhile, Cincinnati also owns a 1-1 record, but is coming off of a 34-27 win over Cleveland.

By Mike Jones  |  11:22 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five storylines, game matchups, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Bengals defensive player to watch: DT Geno Atkins

Redskins must contain Cincinnati pass rusher

By Mark Maske  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

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

Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Redskins have no predetermined ‘right’ number of carries for Griffin this season

Kyle Shanahan says he's not keeping a tally of the number of hits absorbed by his rookie quarterback on running plays.

By Mark Maske  |  07:22 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Ryan Kerrigan picks up an additional sack

Additional sack credited to Redskins linebacker after a review of Sunday's game against St. Louis.

By Mike Jones  |  07:28 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskikns defense, Redskins defense, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Rex Grossman accepts decision to deactivate him for first two games

Veteran quarterback says he's 'looking forward to being a part of this team in whatever way I can.'

By Mark Maske  |  04:45 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins quarterbacks, Redskins Roster, Rex Grossman

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Garcon, J. Wilson, Meriweather all limited in practice

Trio's status for Sunday's game against the Bengals remains unclear

By Mike Jones  |  03:45 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins injuries

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 09:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Bengals offensive player to watch: WR A.J. Green

As a rookie out of Georgia last season, A.J. Green recorded 65 catches for 1,057 yards and seven touchdowns, averaging 16.3 yards per catch.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012

The Bengals are beatable, but could be trouble

In looking at the Bengals, there appears a team that's solid but not spectacular. It's one the Redskins could be, but only if they play well.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Bengals vs. Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, Jim Haslett, Opening kick, punt coverage, Week 3

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Redskins give contract extensions to coaches Jim Haslett, Danny Smith

Coach Mike Shanahan calls embattled coordinators "excellent football coaches."

By Jason Reid  |  05:27 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Contract extensions, Redskins coaches

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 09/19/2012

CB Josh Wilson cleared after concussion, Garcon, Meriweather limited in practice

TE Fred Davis also ready to play after hit to head Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  05:12 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Josh Wilson, Redskins injuries

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Robert Griffin III says Rams took some cheap shots at him Sunday

QB calls game "unprofessional."

By Mark Maske  |  04:09 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Rams, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Lorenzo Alexander says blocked punts are ‘not a coaching issue’

Redskins special teams captain defends Danny Smith's coaching, says players are to blame for miscues.

By Mark Maske  |  03:38 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins special teams, special teams

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis agrees with Redskins’ handling of Robert Griffin III

Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis agrees with the way Redskins coach Mike Shanahan is handling rookie QB Robert Griffin III

By Mike Jones  |  03:14 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Bengals, Robert Griffin III

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 07:01 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Redskins should have gone for a first down after Josh Morgan’s blunder

Situation was dire, but odds favored trying to stay on the field rather than kick a field goal

By Brian Burke  |  07:01 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Redskins officially end seasons of Brian Orakpo and Adam Carriker

Injuries to two of the team's front seven are expected to take a toll on beleaguered unit.

By Mike Jones  |  03:33 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Mike Shanahan says blocked punts are a matter of focus

Redskins coach says the team will work to correct an easily fixable problem that led to a blocked punt on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Redskins re-sign linebacker Markus White

After losing Brian Orakpo to a season-ending injury, the Redskins have re-signed linebacker Markus White as a replacement.

By Mike Jones  |  09:03 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Getting over the Redskins’ double gut punch

OPENING KICK | Usually by Tuesday you can begin getting over a gut punch of a loss, unless Monday brings you news of two losses.

By Keith McMillan  |  06:45 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Shanahan: Hit on Fred Davis should have drawn penalty

Mike Shanahan said that the Rams should have been penalized for a hit leveled on tight end Fred Davis in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game.

By Mike Jones  |  05:28 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Mike Shanahan doesn’t plan to discipline Josh Morgan

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan doesn't plan to take any disciplinary action for wide receiver Josh Morgan for his late-game penalty.

By Mike Jones  |  04:42 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Redskins-Rams

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Brian Orakpo, Adam Carriker done for season

Brian Orakpo and Adam Carriker are both out for the season, Mike Shanahan announces, after both are injured in Sunday's loss to the Rams.

By Mike Jones  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Officiating draws attention from Redskins players

Officiating catches Redskins attention day after loss to Rams, 31-28.

By Gene Wang  |  01:24 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL officiating, Rams, Redskins

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Meriweather says knee is improving, but return still unclear

Redskins safety says he will make attempt this week to play but isn't sure of status.

By Mark Maske  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Redskins injuries

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Redskins don’t expect Adam Carriker to play again this season

Defensive end's season appears over, London Fletcher says.

By Mark Maske and Gene Wang  |  12:40 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Brian Orakpo likely will miss at least one game

Linebacker Brian Orakpo likely will miss Sunday's home opener after apparently aggravating an injury to his left pectoral muscle during Sunday's loss at St. Louis.

By Mark Maske  |  11:39 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, injury updates

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Amendola torches Redskins for 15 receptions

Despite switching up their coverages, the Redskins didn't have an answer for Danny Amendola.

By Mike Jones  |  09:01 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Mike Shanahan says playing Pierre Garcon might have ‘set him back’

The Redskins had the wide receiver on the inactive list Sunday while Aldrick Robinson started.

By Mark Maske  |  11:39 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries

Posted at 10:57 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Mike Shanahan: Billy Cundiff’s chances were better than the offense’s on fourth and 16

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan thought the Redskins had a better shot at making a 62-yard field goal attempt than converting a fourth and 16.

By Mike Jones  |  10:57 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Cundiff, special teams

Posted at 10:30 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Josh Morgan: ‘I should’ve just kept my calm’

Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan accepted responsibility for taking his team out of range for a manageable fourth-down conversion or reasonable field goal attempt.

By Mike Jones  |  10:30 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Carriker expected to have surgery on knee; Orakpo may miss time

Redskins defensive end Adam Carriker expected to have surgery after injuring right knee.

By Mike Jones  |  08:37 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries

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 03:09 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Kirk Cousins to back up RGIII again

The Redskins will go with rookie Kirk Cousins as their backup quarterback for a second consecutive week

By Mike Jones  |  03:09 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Rex Grossman, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Week 2: Redskins at Rams

Join the discussion during our Redskins in-game blog for Week 2 against the St. Louis Rams.

By Gene Wang  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live coverage, Rams, Redskins

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Pierre Garcon inactive, Aldrick Robinson scheduled to start

Redskins WR won't play one week after suffering foot injury in opener.

By Mark Maske  |  02:48 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 09/16/2012

Game day notes for Redskins vs. Rams

It’s game day, and this afternoon, the Washington Redskins take on the St. Louis Rams, looking to improve to 2-0 on the season.

By Mike Jones  |  11:20 AM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 09/15/2012

Aldrick Robinson ready to step up again for Redskins if Pierre Garcon can’t go

If Pierre Garcon can't play Sunday, Redskins coaches likely will turn to first-year pro Aldrick Robinson, who has made dramatic improvements in the last year.

By Mike Jones  |  03:58 PM ET, 09/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Wide Receivers

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Madieu Williams, DeJon Gomes fined for hits vs. Saints

Washington Redskins safeties Madieu Williams and DeJon Gomes both received fines for illegal hits in Sunday’s win over the New Orleans Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  04:49 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive backs, DeJon Gomes, Madieu Williams

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Robert Griffin III takes home player of the week, rookie of the week honors

Robert Griffin III was awarded the FedEx NFL Air Player of the Week honor for his performance in the season opener against New Orleans.

By Mike Jones  |  04:40 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Mike Shanahan: Bruce Allen and Chris Cooley spoke Thursday

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen spoke to former tight end Chris Cooley on Thursday, coach Mike Shanahan said Friday.

By Mike Jones  |  03:38 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Shanahan: Pierre Garcon’s injury a matter of pain tolerance

Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre, who is nursing a foot injury, will be a game-time decision Sunday against the St. Louis Rams.

By Mike Jones  |  03:22 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Wide Receivers

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Quick hits: Pierre Garcon a game-time decision

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan says that receiver Pierre Garcon will be a game-time decision Sunday because of his right foot injury.

By Mike Jones  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Quick hits, Redskins injuries

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Lorenzo Alexander re-elected as Redskins NFLPA player rep

Washington Redskins players on Thursday re-elected linebacker Lorenzo Alexander as their team representative for the NFL Players Association.

By Mike Jones  |  12:11 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lorenzo Alexander, NFLPA

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Redskins-Rams: Five storylines to follow Sunday

The Washington Redskins on Sunday take on the St. Louis Rams with the hopes of opening the season with a 2-0 record.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Redskins coaches to continue experimenting with Robert Griffin III, offense

The Redskins and their quarterback now face the challenge of maintaining the same level of effectiveness even though the scouting report is now out on them.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Redskins vs. Rams: Friday reader picks and wishes

Insider readers take a crack at NFL games this weekend, and contribute things they'd like to see the Redskins do against the Rams.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:20 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opening kick, predictions, Rams, Reader picks, Redskins vs. Rams, Redskins-Rams, Week 2

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Rams defensive player to watch: CB Cortland Finnegan

Cornerback had a touchdown on an interception in his first game with the Rams last weekend.

By Mark Maske  |  04:42 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rams, Redskins-Rams

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Pierre Garcon “very limited” in practice, Shanahan says

Short summary of story

By Lenny Bernstein  |  03:49 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 09/13/2012

DeAngelo Hall still adjusting to playing nickelback

Redskins coaches say Sunday against New Orleans was DeAngelo Hall’s best game as a member of Washington’s secondary.

By Mike Jones  |  03:01 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Defense, defensive backs, Redskins defense

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Nick Sundberg says he’ll be ready to play when IR time is up

Redskins long snapper is eligible to play again this season after missing at least eight games.

By Mark Maske  |  02:17 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nick Sundberg, Redskins injuries

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Redskins RB Alfred Morris sees room for improvement

Alfred Morris said after reviewing the game individually and with his coaches, he saw plenty of room for improvement

By Mike Jones  |  01:35 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins running backs

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Sam Bradford wary of Redskins’ defense

Rams QB impressed with Washington front seven and banged up secondary

By Mike Jones  |  11:57 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, game matchups, Redskins defense, Redskins-Rams

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Redskins flouted convention with aggressive play calling, but odds bear them out

In today's NFL, the only way to run out the clock is to keep gaining first downs.

By Brian Burke  |  11:31 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins play calling, Redskins strategy, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Redskins vs. Rams: The most insightful blog post ever

A closer look at the Rams, the Redskins' Week 2 opponent, with a fan of the team.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Rams, Week 2

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Robert Griffin III says attention, honors are result of collective effort

Redskins rookie was named NFC offensive player of the week earlier Wednesday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:52 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Pierre Garcon misses practice with foot injury

Top wideout will try to practice Thursday before team determines whether he can play Sunday.

By Lenny Bernstein  |  04:30 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nick Sundberg, Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Billy Cundiff thrives in Redskins debut

Despite little chance to work on timing, he nailed four field goals in opener against Saints

By Steve Yanda  |  04:04 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Cundiff, Justin Snow, Nick Sundberg, Redskins, Sav Rocca

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Rams’ offensive player to watch: RB Steven Jackson

Veteran tailback runs hard, catches passes, blocks well

By Mike Jones  |  03:35 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Rams

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 09/12/2012

DeJon Gomes savors first career interception, gets grief for not scoring TD

Short summary of story

By Steve Yanda  |  03:17 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, DeJon Gomes, Drew Brees, Redskins, Redskins defense

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Jeff Fisher: Friendship with Shanahan had no impact on trade for rights to Robert Griffin III

The Redskins on Sunday face Jeff Fisher and the St. Louis Rams, who made Washington's acquisition of Robert Griffin III possible.

By Mike Jones  |  02:51 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Rams, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Kory Lichtensteiger’s return to the field is ‘very rewarding’

His surgically repaired right knee "barked" at him occasionally, but he was happy with his outing, and the win.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:30 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kory Lichtensteiger, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Robert Griffin III

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

Roger Goodell says replacement refs did a “very credible job” in Week 1

Commissioner is also preparing to meet with suspended Saints players

By Mark Maske  |  12:06 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL referees, Roger Goodell, Saints bounty suspensions

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 09:25 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Do the Rams stand a chance against the Redskins?

The Redskins hung 40 on the Saints in Week 1, while St. Louis gave up 429 yards in a loss to the Lions. Is their Week 2 matchup an easy win for Washington?

By Keith McMillan  |  09:25 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Calvin Johnson, DeAngelo Hall, Jeff Fisher, Lions, Matthew Stafford, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Rams, RGIII, Sam Bradford, Steven Jackson, Week 2

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Five areas to monitor as the Redskins prepare for the Rams

Game 1 is in the books, and now the Washington Redskins turn their attention to the St. Louis Rams, whom they’ll face in the Edward Jones Dome on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  08:34 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Practice reports, Redskins-Rams

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 12:13 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Redskins set to sign Justin Snow as longsnapper

Redskins make selection two days after Nick Sundberg broke his left arm in New Orleans.

By Mark Maske  |  12:13 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins roster; Redskins longsnapper

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Former Navy RB Eric Kettani signed to Redskins practice squad

Kettani led Navy in rushing yardage in 2007

By Gene Wang  |  11:59 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Kettani, Navy, Redskins, Redskins Roster

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 09:42 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Mike Shanahan says Brandon Banks must take care of ball

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

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

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Griffin aside, who’s your favorite Redskin?

Robert Griffin III is quickly becoming everyone's favorite Redskin, but who else on the team is your go-to guy?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Alfred Morris reaffirms Mike Shanahan’s confidence

Rookie will remain the Washington Redskins’ starting running back following his solid debut Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  06:06 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins running backs

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Safety Jordan Bernstine lost for season; Redskins add free agent Jordan Pugh

Rookie seventh-round draft pick tore three ligaments in his right knee.

By Mike Jones  |  05:10 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins defense, Redskins injuries, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Quick Hits: Alfred Morris cements role as starting RB

Bernstine, Sundberg out withinjuries, Garcon will test injured foot.

By Mike Jones  |  03:49 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Saints

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Nick Sundberg not ruling himself out after cast is removed

Redskins long snapper Nick Sundberg isn't ruling himself out for an extended period despite broken bone in his left forearm

By Gene Wang  |  01:27 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nick Sundberg, Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Five observations from Sunday’s Redskins-Saints game

The Redskins can take plenty of positives away from their season-opening victory at New Orleans.

By Mike Jones  |  01:09 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five observations

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

Shanahan says Cousins earned backup role

Redskins head coach says Kirk Cousins earned backup quarterback role.

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

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Garcon doesn’t expect to miss significant playing time

Wide receiver who left game in first quarter after four catches for 109 yards says, “I’ve got to get it looked at. But I should be ready to go” Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  08:56 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injury report, Pierre Garcon

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 09/10/2012

What was real, and what was a mirage against the Saints?

What did we see against the Saints that looks sustainable, and what was remarkably fortunate it went the Redskins' way?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:58 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Jim Haslett, New Orleans Saints, Opening kick, RGIII, Week 1

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

Jim Haslett praises Redskins’ pass coverage vs. Saints

After struggling throughout the preseason, the cornerback Cedric Griffin turned in a strong effort with three tackles, two pass breakups and a forced fumble against the Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  08:18 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cedric Griffin, defensive backs, Jim Haslett, Redskins-Saints

Posted at 07:59 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Saints say Redskins’ approach with Griffin didn’t surprise them

The Saints couldn't stop the rookie QB for the Redskins but say it wasn't because they were unprepared for how he would be used.

By Mark Maske  |  07:59 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:58 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Nick Sundberg plays with broken arm

Washington Redskins long-snapper played the entire second half despite breaking his left arm late in the first half of Redskins' win.

By Mike Jones  |  07:58 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nick Sundberg, Redskins injuries, special teams

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

Saints’ Will Smith says he expects to remain eligible to play all season

Smith said after the game that after speaking to NFL Players Association officials, he expects to remain eligible to play all season.

By Mark Maske  |  07:25 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Will Smith

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 09/09/2012

RGIII’s first half is one for the books

Rookie had perfect QB rating in first half.

By Mike Jones  |  03:42 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Week 1: Redskins at Saints

Join us for fun and lively discussion as we debut our Redskins live blog during today's game against the New Orleans Saints.

By Gene Wang  |  02:39 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Saints

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Will Smith, suspended in bounty probe, starts for Saints

Defensive end is in the lineup against the Redskins two days after his bounty suspension was overturned by an appeals panel.

By Mark Maske  |  01:37 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, Saints bounty investigation, Saints bounty probe

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Alfred Morris to start? Coach Mike Shanahan’s history says yes

Redskins' sixth-round pick is expected to start.

By Jason Reid  |  12:22 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins running backs

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Rex Grossman pushed aside

Rex Grossman pushed aside

By Gene Wang  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/09/2012

Rex Grossman inactive, Kirk Cousins will back up Robert Griffin III

Veteran cannot play even if other two QBs are injured

By Mike Jones  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injured reserve, Kirk Cousins, Redskins quarterbacks, Rex Grossman, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/08/2012

Jim Haslett recalls trying 2005 season with Saints

When the Redskins touch down in New Orleans on Saturday, the eve of their season opening matchup with the Saints, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett will find himself in familiar territory.

By Mike Jones  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Redskins-Saints: Key matchups for Sunday’s game

The Washington Redskins kick off the season with one of the stiffest challenges they will face all year on defense. Waiting for them at the Superdome on Sunday will be Drew Brees and 2011’s No. 1-ranked offense.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

DeAngelo Hall ‘extremely confident’ in Redskins’ secondary

Redskins cornerback says the goal Sunday in New Orleans isn't to shut down Drew Brees and the Saints totally, but to find a way to win.

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

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Players’ bounty suspensions overturned on appeal

Appeals panel overturns bounty suspensions of Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove, but matter might not be settled yet.

By Mark Maske  |  05:01 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL bounties

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Shanahan still refusing to name RB starter, but signs point to Alfred Morris

Redskins coach wants to 'keep them guessing' about starter at RB but rookie appears to be front-runner.

By Mark Maske  |  04:03 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Saints

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Redskins to meet with Chris Cooley next week

General Manager Bruce Allen says the Redskins plans to meet next week with tight end they released before final preseason game.

By Mark Maske  |  01:04 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Redskins-Saints: Five story lines to follow as Week 1 kicks off

The regular season finally is here, and Sunday afternoon, the Washington Redskins take on the New Orleans Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  10:34 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Saints, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Redskins’ season predictions: Readers go off the beaten path

As the season opener approaches, it's time to make your final, and unique, predictions about the Redskins' season.

By Keith McMillan  |  09:35 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC East, Opening kick, predictions, Redskins, Week 1

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

Mike Shanahan on Art Modell: ‘I considered him a friend’

Redskins coach praises former Browns and Ravens majority owner Art Modell, who died Thursday at age 87.

By Mark Maske  |  06:17 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art Modell

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 10:30 AM ET, 09/06/2012

DeJon Gomes gets first-team work as Redskins scramble for backup plan at strong safety

The injury woes that have plagued the Redskins and their safeties the last two seasons seem to have continued as Mike Shanahan announced that the team will open the year with Brandon Meriweather sidelined for two to four weeks with a sprained MCL and PCL.

By Mike Jones  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, injury updates, Redskins defense, Safeties

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/06/2012

‘Getting crunk’ pregame doesn’t work for Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III admitted that despite his laid back manner, he’ll feel some pre-game nerves before his team’s season-opening game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. But Griffin intends to maintain an even keel rather than let emotions run high.

By Mike Jones  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Would you be surprised if the Redskins beat the Saints?

With both teams playing with plenty of emotion, who do you think will win Sunday's Redskins-Saints opener?

By Keith McMillan  |  08:15 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  opening game, Opening kick, predictions, Redskins vs. Saints

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 12:25 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Practice bubble noise helps as Redskins prepare for Saints

The Redskins' practice bubble allows them to simulate the noise they will experience in the Superdome Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  12:25 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Redskins Park, Redskins practice bubble

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012

NFL donating $30 million to NIH for brain injury research

As the NFL seasons begins, the league is giving $30 million to the Bethesda-based National Institutes of Health to fund research into brain injuries and other medical issues.

By Mark Maske  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Concussions, NFL concussions, NFL medical research

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 11:44 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Redskins RB Alfred Morris: Parents’ example is key to his success

Once a longshot to even make the roster, rookie RB could start when Redskins play New Orleans Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:44 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Offense, Redskins running backs

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Aldrick Robinson isn’t satisfied despite making Redskins’ 53-man roster

Although he has made the roster, wide receiver Aldrick Robinson says “I can’t just stop here. I’ve got to make plays for this team."

By Mike Jones  |  09:25 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster moves, Wide receivers

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

Crezdon Butler set to play catch-up with Redskins

Cornerback, once again healthy, has played in similar defensive schemes.

By Mike Jones  |  09:08 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense; defensive backs; cornerbacks; Crezdon Butler, Redskins defense, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 08:54 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Reed Doughty is preparing to start if needed

Uncertainty over knee injury of starter Brandon Meriweather leaves backup's status up in the air.

By Mark Maske  |  08:54 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins defense, Redskins safeties, Reed Doughty

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 06:04 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Orakpo: ‘I’m back’

Linebacker says his preseason shoulder injury is healing and he intends to be in the Redskins' lineup for Sunday's opener at New Orleans.

By Mark Maske  |  06:04 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo; Orakpo injury; Redskins defense; Redskins injuries, Redskins injuries

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 11:41 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Redskins finalize practice squad

The Washington Redskins announce the signings of five more players to round out their practice squad.

By Mike Jones  |  11:41 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Five areas to monitor as the Redskins enter Week 1 of the NFL season

As Sunday's season opener approaches, here are five things to watch as the Redskins get back to work.

By Mike Jones  |  09:50 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Robert Griffin III

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

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

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

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

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 09/01/2012

Redskins add CB Crezdon Butler to round out 53-man roster

The Washington Redskins have filled their final roster spot, claiming cornerback Crezdon Butler off of the waiver wire, bringing their number of players at his position to five.

By Mike Jones  |  05:06 PM ET, 09/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins; redskins roster updates; Redskins defense; defensive backs; roster moves; defense

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 09/01/2012

Talks between NFL, referees stall

Negotiations between the NFL and its locked-out referees stalled again Saturday, and the NFL Referees Association said it does not expect its members to be on the field when the season opens Wednesday.

By Mark Maske  |  02:08 PM ET, 09/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL referees

 

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