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The Insider: July, 2013

Posted at 09:04 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Observations from Wednesday's practice at Redskins training camp

More action for RGIII, injury updates, Moss still shining, throwback role for Wilson, and more ...

By Mike Jones  |  09:04 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Practice observations

Posted at 08:47 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Nick Barnett agrees to one-year contract with Redskins

Veteran lineacker strikes deal with team one day after arriving in Richmond.

By wpadmin  |  08:47 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins linebackers

Posted at 07:31 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Redskins host 250 high school coaches at camp for safety seminar

Group of local coaches gets educated about concussions and takes in a practice session.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:31 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Training camp

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Moss says Garcon's confidence in Redskins' offense is justified

Santa Moss says Pierre Garcon's confidence in Redskins' offense is well-founded

By Mark Maske  |  06:51 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offense, offensive philosophy, Pierre Garcon, Santana Moss, Training camp, Wide Receivers

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Griffin's snaps in passing drills increased

Quarterback gets, unofficially, 15 plays in seven-on-seven, his most in any practice of this training camp.

By Mark Maske  |  06:20 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Pro Bowl teams will be chosen through draft

NFL also eliminates kickoffs in Pro Bowl as part of overhaul of the annual all-star exhibition game.

By Mark Maske  |  03:22 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Pro Bowl

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Darryl Tapp adjusting to new role in opportunity with boyhood team

As a free agent, Darryl Tapp expected to draw interest from teams looking for a defensive end, but when his favorite team came calling, even a position switch couldn't make him say no.

By Mike Jones  |  02:41 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darryl Tapp, outside linebackers, Training camp

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Kai Forbath looks to avoid sophomore jinx

Second-year kicker hopes to remain consistent and end the Redskins' kicking carousel

By Brandon Parker  |  01:48 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, place kicker, special teams, Training camp

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Phillip Thomas says he's catching on to Redskins' defense

Rookie safety is catching up after falling behind when he missed a week of offseason practices.

By Mark Maske  |  01:06 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Phillip Thomas, Rookies, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Nick Barnett remains in Richmond, deal with Redskins still possible

Free agent linebacker stays overnight after arriving at team's training camp Tuesday.

By Mark Maske  |  12:26 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agents, inside linebackers, Linebackers, Training camp

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 07/31/2013

CB Chase Minnifield not worrying about knee

Redskins CB Chase Minnifield has overcome two major knee surgeries within six months to put himself in position to win a roster spot.

By John Keim  |  11:37 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Training camp

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 07/31/2013

How much will the defensive losses hurt the Redskins?

Will the defense will be more susceptible to the run or the pass with the early injuries and suspension? And further, is this the best four-week period to be missing players?

By Keith McMillan  |  09:43 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Injuries, Training camp, video

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Santana Moss brushes off talk of age, competition

Veteran Redskins wideout continues to impress amid ever-changing circumstances

By Brandon Parker  |  07:02 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Santana Moss, Training camp, Wide Receivers

Posted at 09:19 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Observations from Tuesday's practice at Redskins training camp

The offense works on red zone plays, Fred Davis makes some noise, Santana Moss shines, and more ...

By Mike Jones  |  09:19 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  observations, Training camp

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Tristan Davis gives up on football

Backup running back Tristan Davis has decided to give up on football, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  06:42 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Running backs, Training camp

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013

DeAngelo Hall says he'll be out from 'a couple days' to 'a couple weeks'

Cornerback has his foot in a walking boot Tuesday after suffering a sprained ankle during Monday's practice.

By Mark Maske  |  06:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Training camp

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Trent Williams re-injures left wrist

Starting left tackle Trent Williams injured his left wrist late in Tuesday afternoon's practice and headed to the locker room with it heavily wrapped in ice.

By Mike Jones  |  06:22 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Redskins hosting free agent linebacker Nick Barnett

The Redskins are scheduled to host free agent linebacker Nick Barnett on Tuesday afternoon for a physical and an interview, a person with knowledge of the situation said.

By Mike Jones  |  02:52 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, inside linebackers, Linebackers, Roster

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Video: Early impressions from Redskins training camp

The Post Sports Live crew offers early impressions on the injuries, recoveries and fans from the first week of Redskins training camp.

By Keith McMillan  |  02:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live, Training camp, video

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Stallworth trying to take it slow, but eager to return

Wide receiver Donte Stallworth remains sidelined with a strained hamstring, but reports progress after rest and treatment.

By Mike Jones  |  01:37 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donte Stallworth, Injuries, Training camp, wide receiver, Wide Receivers

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Trent Williams eyes mantle of NFL's best left tackle

"It's about that time to prove myself," says the Redskins' 25-year-old LT, who wasn't satisfied by making the Pro Bowl last season.

By John Keim  |  11:42 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Griffin says knee brace is not restrictive

Quarterback says he was hindered last season by his brace but not now.

By Mark Maske  |  10:31 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Aldrick Robinson impressing RGIII with strong start to camp

Asked what player has stood out the most to him through four practices, Griffin named wide receiver Aldrick Robinson.

By Mike Jones  |  09:43 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Robert Griffin III, Wide Receivers

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Healthy Roy Helu adds potential spark

Redskins running back Roy Helu is healthy and more adjusted to the offense. The Redskins hope that translates into big plays.

By John Keim  |  07:01 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Running backs

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Observations from Day 4 of Redskins training camp

Cornerback DeAngelo Hall rolled an ankle early in Monday afternoon's practice session, Robert Griffin III tries some new drills, and more.

By Mike Jones  |  07:48 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, observations, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Redskins lose Mays as linebacker agrees to deal with Texans

Former Broncos starter had made visit to the Redskins over the weekend.

By Mark Maske  |  04:06 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, Free agents, Houston Texans, Joe Mays, Linebackers, Training camp

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Griffin hopes to have training-camp workload increased next week

The QB says he has felt healthy and sharp in the early days of camp, and has full team drills in sight.

By Mark Maske  |  01:36 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 07/29/2013

McNabb retires, reflects on career in Philadelphia and Washington

Donovan McNabb, the longtime Eagle who arrived in Washington in 2010 amid much fanfare but didn't make it to a second season, announced his retirement in Philadelphia.

By Rick Maese  |  01:23 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quarterbacks, Training camp

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Redskins mailbag: Carriker's future, Jackson's status, right tackle and more

The Washington Redskins get back to work today for their fourth practice of training camp, and this morning we take another dive into the mailbag.

By Mike Jones  |  11:22 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Mailbag, Offensive line, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Redskins get back to work today in Richmond

Practice-field workload of quarterback Robert Griffin III unlikely to be increased significantly this week, if Mike Shanahan sticks to the plan he outlined last week.

By Mark Maske  |  10:19 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 07/29/2013

John Keim is leaving The Post for ESPN

John Keim is headed to ESPN, and shares a few thoughts about the short time he spent at The Post, as does his editor.

By John Keim  |  07:01 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Insider, Training camp

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 07/28/2013

Deal between Joe Mays and Redskins remains possible

The free agent inebacker did not immediately sign with the team after visiting Saturday.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  02:47 PM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Joe Mays, Linebackers, Redskins linebackers

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 07/28/2013

Redskins seek consistency from Leonard Hankerson, Aldrick Robinson

If the wideouts want to do more on offense in their third season, they need to prove to the coaches they can be consistent.

By John Keim  |  12:03 PM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Leonard Hankerson, Training camp, Wide Receivers

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 07/28/2013

Cornerback Josh Wilson nearing 100 percent, expanding duties

Limited in his activities for the first two practices of training camp, Josh Wilson on Saturday took another step toward reclaiming his spot at right cornerback on the Redskins' first-team defense.

By Mike Jones  |  09:01 AM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Training camp

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 07/28/2013

Redskins closely monitoring Brandon Meriweather's workload

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he and the team's medical staff will keep a close eye on safety Brandon Meriweather, who remains in the process of working his way back from a knee surgery.

By Mike Jones  |  08:02 AM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 07/28/2013

Observations from Day 3 of Redskins training camp

The Washington Redskins wrapped up their third day of practices, and Saturday's action featured plenty of action.

By Mike Jones  |  07:32 AM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  observations

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 07/27/2013

Keenan Robinson remains plugged in despite injury

While waiting for surgery on his torn right triceps, Keenan Robinson has been a constant on the Redskins' sideline during practice and in their meeting rooms.

By Mike Jones  |  01:04 PM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, injury updates, Keenan Robinson, Linebackers, Training camp

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 07/27/2013

Redskins DEs face adjustments, questions

With Adam Carriker lost for the season and Jarvis Jenkins suspended for four games, the Redskins' defensive line must prove it has quality depth.

By John Keim  |  08:02 AM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 07/27/2013

Observations from Day 2 of Redskins training camp

Another day of camp in the books, and the Redskins, who today practiced before an announced crowd of 9,658 fans in the two sessions combined.

By Mike Jones  |  06:01 AM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  observations, Training camp

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Redskins to host free agent linebacker Joe Mays on visit

Team's interest comes after Keenan Robinson's injury.

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  07:36 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Joe Mays, Linebackers, Redskins linebackers

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Healthy Pierre Garcon likes the direction of the Redskins' offense

Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon doesn't regret not having surgery to fix the torn ligament in his foot that bothered him most of last season. He's also excited about the potential of Washington's offense.

By John Keim  |  06:10 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offense, Pierre Garcon, Training camp, Wide Receivers

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Jarvis Jenkins suspended four games for illegal substance violation [updated]

Defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins is suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the season for a violation of the league's policy on banned performance-enhancing substances.

By Mark Maske  |  04:19 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, suspensions, Training camp

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Pashos opens camp as second-string right tackle

Tyler Polumbus worked with the starting offense during Thursday's opening practice of training camp, while Jeremy Trueblood practiced with the third team.

By Mark Maske  |  01:55 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Training camp

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Redskins confident they can replace Alexander's contributions on special teams

"We're gonna have other guys that will step up," Reed Doughty says of filling void created by Pro Bowler's departure.

By Mark Maske  |  01:06 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  special teams, Training camp

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Jordan Reed, Chris Thompson learning on the run

Redskins rookies, tight end Jordan Reed and running back Chris Thompson, learned a thing or two during their first time practicing after sitting out all spring with injuries.

By John Keim  |  11:56 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rookies, Running backs, tight ends, Training camp

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Mike Shanahan confident Redskins RB Alfred Morris will be highly productive again

Redskins coach says second-year running back is "going to be a guy that just keeps on getting better."

By Mark Maske  |  10:39 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Running backs, Training camp

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Leadership role causing DeAngelo Hall to step up his own game

With a rookie starting opposite him at least for the time being and two young veterans and another rookie all behind him on the depth chart, veteran cornerback DeAngelo Hall has quite a few people looking at him for answers.

By Mike Jones  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Secondary, Training camp

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Keenan Robinson out three to five months with torn pectoral muscle

The Redskins inside linebacker, who was competing for a backup spot, suffered the injury on the first day of training camp.

By Mike Jones  |  08:08 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Keenan Robinson, Training camp

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Observations from Day 1 of Redskins training camp

The Redskins wrapped up their first day of training camp practices on Thursday and get back to work Friday with a morning walk-though and another practice in the afternoon.

By Mike Jones  |  06:01 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  observations, Training camp

Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Adam Carriker expected to require four to five months to recover

Defensive end Adam Carriker had surgery on his problematic right quadriceps tendon and is expected to need four to five months to recover, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  07:39 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Keenan Robinson, Training camp

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Jarvis Jenkins in spotlight as Adam Carriker likely out for the year

The Redskins need more from DE Jarvis Jenkins, who spent the offseason trying to become a better pass rusher. He has his friend, mentor Adam Carriker, to thank.

By John Keim  |  05:06 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Training camp

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Fred Davis expects slightly reduced camp workload

Tight end working his way back from last season's ruptured Achilles' tendon.

By Mark Maske  |  04:11 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, tight ends, Training camp

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Devery Henderson still picking up the offense

Wide receiver vies for a roster spot after being signed by the Redskins last month.

By Mark Maske  |  03:42 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Devery Henderson, Training camp, Wide Receivers

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Mazda is refurbishing Alfred Morris's 1991 626

Redskins running back Alfred Morris reveals that his beloved 1991 Mazda 626 did not make the trip to training camp, and temporarily is not on the road.

By Mike Jones  |  02:59 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Running backs, Training camp

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Redskins rookies David Amerson, Bacarri Rambo open camp as starters in secondary

When the Redskins took the field for their first walk-through of training camp on Thursday, rookie defensive backs David Amerson and Bacarri Rambo spent the morning with the first team.

By Mike Jones  |  01:48 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, position battles, Safeties, Secondary, Training camp

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Orakpo says contract situation will 'work itself out'

Linebacker also says he's under no injury-related restrictions for training camp.

By Mark Maske  |  12:54 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, contracts, Linebackers, Training camp

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Griffin: 'If it's the Super Bowl, I'm going to get those two yards'

The Redskins quarterback, recovering from injury, vows to protect himself, except perhaps in the biggest games.

By Mark Maske  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Offensive line, RGIII injury, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Redskins' London Fletcher still going strong entering 16th training camp

Training camp is nothing new to for the league's iron man, whose enthusiasm was evident the day before his team's first practice of the year.

By Mike Jones  |  10:46 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Training camp

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Wilson, Hurt opening camp on PUP list; Bernstine, Holland waived

Cornerback Josh Wilson and offensive lineman Maurice Hurt will both open training camp on the Redskins' Physically Unable to Perform list, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  10:12 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, cornerbacks, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Maurice Hurt, PUP list, Roster, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 07/25/2013

'Nothing intense' materialized between Redskins, Eric Winston

Free agent offensive tackle is headed to Arizona. That leaves the Redskins with the status quo at right tackle as newcomers Tony Pashos and Jeremy Trueblood compete with incumbent starter Tyler Polumbus.

By Mark Maske  |  09:21 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracts, free agency, Offensive line, Roster

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Redskins get to work, aiming to duplicate last season's success

As they geared up for Thursday's start to training camp practices, Washington Redskins players expressed excitement, but also said they feel expectations both outward and inward to build on last year's success.

By Mike Jones  |  07:02 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 season outlook, Training camp

Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Carriker to have third surgery on quadriceps tendon

Adam Carriker confirms he will need a third surgery on his right quadriceps tendon after tearing it last September against St. Louis.

By Mike Jones  |  10:13 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Injuries, Training camp

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Kirk Cousins doesn't see sharing training camp starting role with Griffin as problematic

Griffin and the Redskins coaches believe that he could be ready to open the season as the starter without having played in a preseason game. Cousins doesn't have a problem with that scenario.

By Mike Jones  |  05:45 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 07/24/2013

At the podium: Griffin, Fletcher and the opening of training camp

Redskins players show up for training camp, take a conditioning test and speak to reporters on Wednesday in advance of camp's first practice on Thursday.

By Keith McMillan  |  04:19 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, news conferences, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Redskins training camp in Richmond: If you're going

Our collected resources on Redskins training camp: How many practices are open to the public, where to park, what to do in Richmond and more.

By John Keim  |  02:50 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Richmond, Training camp

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 07/24/2013

No doubts about Robert Griffin III (video)

There are very few reasons to believe Robert Griffin III won't do exactly as he says, argue Jason Reid and Dan Steinberg.

By Keith McMillan  |  10:47 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  offensive philosophy, Robert Griffin III, Training camp, video

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 07/23/2013

More on Alfred Morris and the zone read

Additional analysis on Redskins running back Alfred Morris and his success using -- and not using -- zone-read plays last season.

By Keith McMillan  |  02:37 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, offensive philosophy, RGIII, Running backs

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 07/23/2013

Should RGIII play in the preseason?

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is cleared to practice, but should he play in preseason games?

By Keith McMillan  |  10:46 AM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  preseason, Robert Griffin III, Training camp

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Progress but no deal yet between NFL, players' union on HGH testing

Players told by union to be prepared to have blood drawn during training camp as part of population study to determine proper threshold for positive HGH test for an NFL player.

By Mark Maske  |  05:55 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HGH testing

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Redskins said to be intent on signing Brian Orakpo to extension

The Redskins are said to be focused on extending Brian Orakpo's contract, but the timing of when a potential new deal between the linebacker, a potential free agent next offseason, and the team might come is unclear.

By Mark Maske  |  05:06 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/22/2013

RGIII tweet: 'Doctors cleared me to practice'

Redskins’ quarterback tweets: “Coach is going to ease me in.”

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quarterbacks

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 07/19/2013

Redskins need more than Pierre Garcon at wide receiver

John Keim continues his look at the Redskins by position entering training camp. He's already written about the linebackers, defensive line, offensive line, corners, safeties, running backs, tight ends and quarterbacks. Today: receivers.

By John Keim  |  10:07 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wide Receivers

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 07/19/2013

The Other 31: Tennessee Titans pour offseason resources into improving offensive line

Keeping quarterback Jake Locker upright is a primary concern.

By Mark Maske  |  07:02 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AFC South, Tennessee Titans, The Other 31

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 07/18/2013

Pierre Garcon cleared for full action following shoulder rehab

Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon received clearance to practice fully when his team reports to Richmond for training camp next week.

By Mike Jones  |  12:13 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Robert Griffin III's health, development dominates Redskins quarterback talk

The big question: When will RGIII be ready to go?

By John Keim  |  10:17 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quarterbacks

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Redskins crowded at TE, but offer matchup problems

John Keim continues his look at the Redskins by position entering training camp.

By John Keim  |  09:34 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tight ends

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 07/16/2013

Chris Cooley retires, will join Redskins' radio broadcast team (updated)

After nine seasons with the Redskins, tight end moves into radio booth; an announcement is expected later Monday.

By Mark Maske and Dan Steinberg  |  01:28 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 07/16/2013

Redskins have options at safety, creating competition for roster spots

John Keim continues his look at each position entering training camp. Today: safeties.

By John Keim  |  09:25 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Safeties

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/15/2013

The Mailbag: Redskins' defensive adjustments, uniform rumors, Larry Brown and more

Hard to believe it, but we're down to our next-to-last mailbag before the Redskins return to action.

By Mike Jones  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mailbag

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/15/2013

Redskins improve depth at cornerback, but questions remain

John Keim continues his look at each position entering training camp. Today: cornerbacks.

By John Keim  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Redskins announce training camp practice times

Training camp, which runs from July 25 through Aug. 16, is in Richmond for the first time, at a brand-new facility.

By Keith McMillan  |  10:46 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Training camp

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Finding a third-down running back key for Redskins

Alfred Morris is entrenched as the workhorse back and Darrel Young is the fullback, but there are five to seven backs competing for roles in the Redskins' backfield.

By John Keim  |  07:02 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  position previews, Roster, Running backs

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 07/11/2013

The Other 31: Bucs pin hopes to success of Darrelle Revis trade

The blockbuster pre-draft deal with the Jets gave Tampa perhaps the league's top cornerback as the Buccaneers try to emerge as a contender in the NFC South.

By Mark Maske  |  07:01 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC South, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, The Other 31

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Redskins' O-Line settled, with room for improvement

John Keim continues his look at each Redskins position entering training camp. Today: the offensive line.

By John Keim  |  03:39 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Trent Williams

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/10/2013

In what scenario would the Redskins not win the NFC East?

An examination of NFC East odds and predictions finds them hedging bets on the reigning division champion Redskins.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 season, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 07/10/2013

The Other 31: Rams continue to build but the going is tough in the NFC West

The suddenly-tough NFC West might mask the improvements happening under Jeff Fisher in St. Louis.

By Mark Maske  |  07:01 AM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC West, st. louis rams, The Other 31

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Afternoon reading: Why do we care about RGIII's wedding?

Links to Redskins coverage from elsewhere.

By Keith McMillan  |  04:17 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afternoon reading, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Redskins need more push from defensive line

A look at each Redskins position heading into training camp. Today: the defensive line. Who will benefit most from Brian Orakpo's return?

By John Keim  |  01:12 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, position previews, Roster

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 07/09/2013

How Griffin deals with pressure

By Keith McMillan  |  10:31 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, pass rush, Quarterbacks, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 07/09/2013

The Other 31: Seahawks make upgrades to already imposing team

With arrivals of Percy Harvin, Antoine Winfield, Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett, Seattle positions itself as a top title contender.

By Mark Maske  |  07:01 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC West, Seattle Seahawks, The Other 31

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Revisited, Week 4: Tale of two halves, but a win vs. Bucs

A casual look back at details you might have forgotten from last year's Redskins-Buccaneers game.

By Keith McMillan  |  05:32 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Healthy debate: Overcoming injuries will dictate Redskins' LBs success

Taking a look at the Redskins by position, starting with the linebackers. It should be a strength of the defense -- if London Fletcher and Brian Orakpo stay healthy and if Ryan Kerrigan evolves as a pass rusher.

By John Keim  |  01:31 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Linebackers, position previews, Roster

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 07/08/2013

The Mailbag: Rogers, Landry the ones that got away?

Given the Redskins' secondary issues, a readers asks if they should have hung on to Carlos Rogers and LaRon Landry.

By Mike Jones  |  11:33 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fullback, inside linebackers, Mailbag, Offensive line, Secondary, tight end

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 07/08/2013

Monday morning open thread

We're back at the blog and gearing up for the run-up to training camp.

By Keith McMillan  |  10:32 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Open thread

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 07/04/2013

Independence day open thread

For the Redskins fans who never take a holiday, a fresh thread for July 4 posting.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:02 AM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Open thread

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Revisited, Week 3: Highs and lows during Redskins' loss to Bengals

As we take a casual look back at last year's games, the home opener against Cincinnati stands out for all that it was and was not.

By Keith McMillan  |  01:47 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, Redskins vs. Bengals, Revisited

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 07/03/2013

The Other 31: 49ers stockpile talent, young and old

The defending NFC champs used the offseason to add Boldin and Asomugha and had four picks in the first three rounds of the NFL draft. Is a Super Bowl title next?

By Mark Maske  |  07:02 AM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC West, San Francisco 49ers, The Other 31

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 07/02/2013

Revisited, Week 2: Fast start, frustrating end to Redskins vs. Rams

A casual look back at last year games continues with one of the most agonizing of the season for Redskins fans

By Keith McMillan  |  03:51 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Rams, Revisited

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Polumbus able to devote himself to right tackle for the first time

Tyler Polumbus had been a guard and a left tackle before he started the bulk of last season at right tackle last year. This is the first offseason he's been able to focus on the position.

By John Keim  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 07/01/2013

The Other 31: Chargers' new start includes arrivals of Te'o, Freeney

San Diego looks to become a winner again after GM, coaching changes.

By Mark Maske  |  05:44 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AFC West, san diego chargers, The Other 31

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Revisited, Week 1: Redskins 40, Saints 32

While we're waiting for training camp to get underway, we thought we'd rewatch last year's games just to jog your memories.

By Keith McMillan  |  03:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Saints, Revisited

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013

The Mailbag: RGIII and the PUP List, training camp fan experience and more

We dive into another collection of reader questions as the Redskins' downtime continues for another several weeks.

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  broadcast, cornerbacks, inside linebackers, Linebackers, Mailbag, outside linebackers, Safeties, Secondary, Training camp

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 07/01/2013

John Keim joins The Post's Redskins coverage team

The respected beat reporter, former of The Journal and The Examiner, joins The Post to focus on Redskins analysis. Here's an introduction.

By John Keim  |  10:33 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 07/01/2013

The Other 31: Steelers retool after parting with Harrison, Wallace, Mendenhall

Pittsburgh could lean on a few rookies, including running back Le'Veon Bell, in its bid to rebound from an 8-8 season and get back into the AFC playoff mix.

By Mark Maske  |  07:03 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AFC North, Pittsburgh Steelers, The Other 31

 

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