DC Sports Bog: Bruce Allen


Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Redskins: ‘We’re Here to Work and We’re Here to Win’

The team’s latest season-ticket mailing has new slogans, and a new coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:22 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Jay Gruden, Redskins

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 03/04/2014

So how do we feel about ‘Redskins Nation’?

The Redskins -- and the media -- are increasingly using this phrase ‘Redskins Nation.’ I don’t love it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:59 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Daniel Snyder, Jay Gruden, Redskins

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Bruce Allen on the RGIII-Daniel Snyder relationship

Redskins GM says the owner’s relationship with the quarterback is ‘an asset.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Dan Snyder, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Jay Glazer vs. Bruce Allen

That time Glazer told Allen he’d perjure himself in front of a grand jury by throwing the then-Raiders executive under the bus.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:13 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Redskins

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Bruce Allen: Redskins will ‘be active in free agency’

Redskins GM says the team will have room to maneuver this offseason.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:02 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Jay Gruden, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Bruce Allen on ‘the Redskins Way’

Redskins Nation added a new phrase to its #HTTR vocabulary Friday morning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:52 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Bruce Allen, Redskins

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Jay Gruden and the Tampa Bay Bucs

The coaching staff section of Tampa Bay’s 2005 media guide is made of gold.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:52 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Jay Gruden, Redskins

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Bill Polian: Redskins’ Bruce Allen following Al Davis playbook

Former NFL GM says Allen is soliciting information, not just screening candidates.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:24 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Jay Gruden, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 01/07/2014

The Redskins coaching search punch card

Express offers a handy guide to handicap the Redskins coaching search.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Redskins

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 12/30/2013

Ron Jaworski calls Dan Snyder a ‘terrific’ owner

In a 60-second span, Ron Jaworski says that Dan Snyder has been a terrific owner, and that Snyder needs to stick with being an owner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:34 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Dan Snyder, ESPN, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Ron Jaworski

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 12/30/2013

Remember this ‘Are You In?’ marketing campaign?

Four years ago, the Redskins’ promotional campaign said everything was in place. That doesn’t hold up well.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Donovan McNabb, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Doug Williams nearly worked for the Redskins

Former Redskins quarterback and Bruce Allen colleague says he was set to join the team in 2011, before Grambling came calling.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Doug Williams, Redskins

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Do the Redskins want a 'Burgundy Hole?'

Oakland's Black Hole is well-known in the NFL. Bruce Allen told some fans he wants a 'Burgundy Hole' in Washington. Maybe he was joking.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 09/30/2013

Redskins in the black hole

Redskins media members, executives and fans posed with some of the freaks in Oakland. They looked funny.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Chris Cooley, Media, Redskins

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Bruce Allen calls NFC East 'the SEC of the NFL'

Redskins GM says the team's division 'is the big leagues,' filled with 'elite teams.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:39 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Redskins

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 08/10/2013

RGIII, Redskins attend 'Lone Survivor' screening

The Redskins and Dan Snyder spent their Friday night in Richmond with the director of an upcoming Mark Wahlberg movie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 08/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Dan Snyder, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 08/06/2013

John Riggins at Redskins training camp

After years of harsh criticism and a step backwards away from football, John Riggins says 'it feels right' to visit with the Redskins

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:17 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Dan Snyder, John Riggins, Redskins

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/05/2013

Why Chris Cooley went to ESPN 980

Chris Cooley told the Redskins he wanted to earn a spot in their radio booth. They told him, in turn, he needed to host an afternoon show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Redskins, Steve Czaban

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Bruce Allen thinks Redskins are blazing a training-camp trail

Redskins GM thinks the team's new summer home will serve as an example around the NFL.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Larry Michael slams the NFL over Redskins salary cap penalties

While the team's leadership mostly stays quiet, its play-by-place voice does not.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:18 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Larry Michael, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Bruce Allen on RGIII’s expectations

Redskins GM tells WTOP that the franchise has ‘an uncompromising commitment to be successful.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Bruce Allen

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Chris Cooley asks fans to cancel the pity party

Pointing out that he isn’t dying or dead, former Redskins tight end Cooley says everything is okay.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Bruce Allen, Mike Wise, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Dan Snyder on RGIII, his defense, and the NFC East

During a lengthy conversation with SiriusXM NFL Radio, the Redskins owner expresses optimism about his football team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:16 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Mike Shanahan, Bruce Allen, SiriusXM, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Bruce Allen on the Redskins nickname, the offensive line and the Cowboys

Team’s GM won’t talk about the offensive line, but he has plenty to say about the quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:42 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, FedEx Field

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Bruce Allen wants more Redskins Hall of Famers

Redskins GM writes on SI.com that Joe Theismann, Doug Williams, Joe Jacoby, Larry Brown, Bobby Beathard and Pat Fischer should all be in the Hall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, Peter King, Sports Illustrated, Dan Snyder, Joe Theismann, Joe Jacoby

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 06/27/2012

Throwbacks: Bruce Allen sad after a Super Bowl loss

In our latest image from the archives, it’s Bruce Allen, having a moment, after his father’s Redskins lost a chance at a title.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, George Allen, Super Bowl

Posted at 07:53 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Quotes from the 80th anniversary kickoff

What the dignitaries said during the first event of a season-long series of 80th anniversary Redskins celebrations.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:53 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Bruce Allen, Daniel Snyder, Robert Griffin III, Dexter Manley, Larry Michael

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Bruce Allen talks about RGIII and Andrew Luck

Redskins GM says he talked to Bobby Beathard about the team’s trade with the Rams, and invited the former GM to Redskins Park for the draft.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, Bobby Beathard, Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Morning pixels: Biggest game of the season

For what seems like the 20th time this month, the Caps are primed for a season-defining contest.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sam Cassell, Alex Ovechkin, Bruce Allen, John Lanan, Mike Florio, John Wall, Michael Phelps, Trevor Booker, Steve Buckhantz

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

Dan Snyder at Robert Griffin III’s pro day

Here’s the Redskins owner, getting ready to take in the performance by his likely franchise quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Robert Griffin III, Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan, Bruce Allen

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Dan Snyder and Mike Shanahan in Waco Hooters

Redskins brass travel to Waco, pose for photos with fans and waitresses.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:14 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Kyle Shanahan, Bruce Allen, Robert Griffin III, Dan Snyder

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Carol Joynt, Rodskins vindicated by Redskins trade

Two people I previously made fun of seem to have been correct with their early Redskins reportage.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:57 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Jim Haslett, Robert Griffin III, Carol Joynt, Bruce Allen, Mike Holmgren

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Bruce Allen: Redskins ‘have a game plan’ at quarterback

Redskins GM says absolutely nothing about the team’s plans, and you probably shouldn’t bother reading this.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, Larry Michael, Peyton Manning, Robert Griffin III