Old neighborhood helped shape Jackson

(Michael Perez / Associated Press)

The Redskins’ newest wide receiver was raised where gangs were nearby, but that doesn’t tell his whole story.

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Troy Aikman “concerned” about Tony Romo’s back

Troy Aikman “concerned” about Tony Romo’s back

Two procedures worry the former Cowboys’ QB, who retired at 34 because of back issues.

Robert Griffin III helps Charles Tillman get street named after him

Robert Griffin III helps Charles Tillman get street named after him

Charles Tillman Way will connect Constitution Drive with Robert Griffin III Boulevard.

On DeSean Jackson’s background and childhood

On DeSean Jackson’s background and childhood

Insider readers who rarely venture off the blog should check out Kent Babb’s piece on the wide receiver’s environment growing up.

This fan is proud to show his true colors

This fan is proud to show his true colors

Brian Sealock has a relatively unique way of showing his Capitals and Redskins fandom, he shows it on his prosthetic leg.

The scary thing that nearly killed Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer

The scary thing that nearly killed Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer

NFL reporter is still recovering from aspiration double pneumonia he contracted during a routine surgical procedure.

Redskins-Patriots preseason game time announced

Redskins-Patriots preseason game time announced

Preseason opener date and time has been determined

Add Southward, Sims, Attaochu to Redskins’ visit list

Add Southward, Sims, Attaochu to Redskins’ visit list

Safety, running back and pass rusher rank among players on Redskins’ radar.

Heart-warming J.J. Watt video proves he’s a fan’s friend

Heart-warming J.J. Watt video proves he’s a fan’s friend

Texans defensive end comes through in the best way for a young man named Trey.

Old neighborhood helped shape Jackson

Old neighborhood helped shape Jackson

The Redskins’ newest wide receiver was raised where gangs were nearby, but that doesn’t tell his whole story.

Peyton Manning: Broncos must reestablish identity

Peyton Manning: Broncos  must reestablish identity

Getting to the Super Bowl -- and winning -- is the goal with a slew of new players in 2014.

Redskins’ George Allen traded same pick twice before ‘74 draft

Redskins’ George Allen traded same pick twice before ‘74 draft

Either Allen wasn’t good at keeping track of the draft picks he often traded for veterans, or he just hoped no one would notice.

NFL schedule may come out April 22

NFL schedule may come out April 22

Report says release date could be pushed back a day or two.

Redskins holding pre-draft visits

Redskins holding pre-draft visits

The Redskins have begun the process of hosting prospects for pre-draft visits, showing interest in offensive linemen, pass rushers and wide receivers.

Seth Rogen has no idea who Aaron Rodgers is (video)

Seth Rogen has no idea who Aaron Rodgers is (video)

“Your brother’s Eli, right? he asks in ESPN sport for new movie.

Why Ravens would be a good team for Michael Sam

Why Ravens would be a good team for Michael Sam

Baltimore, five other teams have reportedly shown most interest in defensive end who hopes to be NFL’s first openly gay player.

Lewis Black says the Redskins should change their name

Lewis Black says the Redskins should change their name

Comedian and lifelong Washington football fan blasts Daniel Snyder at press luncheon.

NFL draft: Three safeties who could fit with Redskins

NFL draft: Three safeties who could fit with Redskins

Washington enters the draft potentially looking for more help in the secondary. Here are three, one each who should be available early, in the middle and late in the draft

Donald Trump is serious about buying Bills

Donald Trump is serious about buying Bills

Never mind his ties to the old USFL. He is going to “give this a heavy shot.“

Guess Rams schedule, win $100,000

Guess Rams schedule, win $100,000

Thursday, Monday and Saturday games make it harder, but not as tough as Warren Buffett’s billion-dollar bracket.

Seeking a long-term answer at right tackle

Seeking a long-term answer at right tackle

MAILBAG | Mike Jones tackles your questions regarding Redskins’ draft needs, further examines DeSean Jackson signing and engages in some salary cap talk.

Redskins should move up in the draft to take a tackle

Redskins should move up in the draft to take a tackle

If Redskins general manager Bruce Allen is anything like his father — late Redskins coach George Allen — then Washington has a chance of moving up from its 34th overall selection to gain a valued offensive right tackle in the first round.

The Redskins have one of the most stable rosters in the NFL

The Redskins have one of the most stable rosters in the NFL

Green Bay, Washington, San Francisco and Seattle have the most stable rosters since 2011.

Jadeveon Clowney won’t work out for any more NFL teams

Jadeveon Clowney won’t work out for any more NFL teams

With the NFL draft a little over three weeks away, what more can the South Carolina defensive end prove?

Houston Texans take up MMA

Houston Texans take up MMA

It’s only a way to ward off the tedium of offseason training. And, besides, football players do like to hit.

Redskins to host Draft Day Party

Redskins to host Draft Day Party

The Redskins will host their annual Draft Day Party beginning at noon, Saturday, May 10, at FedEx Field.

Aldon Smith arrested on false bomb report charge

Aldon Smith arrested on false bomb report charge

Incident at LAX is just the latest for the 49ers player, free on $20,000 bond.

LeSean McCoy offers support for DeSean Jackson

LeSean McCoy offers support for DeSean Jackson

Running back says of Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to cut wide receiver: “Anybody that tells you they’re happy about it, I don’t know how honest that would be.“

Fletcher zings Romo with ‘choke’ comment

Fletcher zings Romo with ‘choke’ comment

Former Redskins linebacker takes shot at Cowboys QB on Twitter.

RGIII sports new logo for taped ESPN interview

The Redskins QB sat down with Good Fight Media crew on Thursday.

Johnny Manziel’s Wonderlic score is best among top QBs in draft

Johnny Manziel’s Wonderlic score is best among top QBs in draft

The test, given annually at the combine, doesn’t necessarily convert to success in the NFL, though.

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