New wide receiver has first session throwing with Robert Griffin III.
The Washington Redskins on Monday kicked off their offseason program with “near-perfect" attendance and a new sense of optimism as they move on from last season’s 3-13 campaign and welcome in the Jay Gruden era.
Today marks the start of the Redskins’ offseason workout program, and for Jay Gruden, his coaches and many of his players, it has seemed like an eternity for this day to get here.
Washington will get together several times for different types of practice between now and training camp in July.
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and a crew of skill-position teammates will gather next week in Arizona to knock off some rust and get a jump on offseason workouts, which begin early next month.
Thursday's practice, which is open to reporters, will provide the opportunity to monitor several other developing storylines.
Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams said he has moved on from the January incident in which he was attacked in a Honolulu nightclub and had to miss the first Pro Bowl of his career.
Linebacker Brian Orakpo practiced without limitation as the Redskins continued their offseason practices on Thursday.
Robert Griffin III says he feels great, that he's got two phases of rehab left before he's full-go, and that the relationship between him and his coach was not strained.
It’s mostly a glorified walk-through, but there are times when the offense and defense will go at one another in these non-contact practices. But, there will be some nuggets to be gleaned from the day for sure.