The Insider: leadership


Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 12/19/2013

London Fletcher is ‘definitely a Hall of Fame-caliber player,’ Mike Shanahan says

Is the linebacker, who says he expects to retire after this season, Canton-bound?

By Mark Maske  |  02:30 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hall of Fame, leadership, London Fletcher, Mike Shanahan, Week 16

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Redskins, Cowboys sing London Fletcher’s praises

When London Fletcher announced Wednesday that he expects to retire following this season, teammates and opponents had reactions.

By Mike Jones  |  01:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brian Orakpo, leadership, London Fletcher, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Reed Doughty, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Kerrigan, Santana Moss, Week 16

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Griffin trying to heed Fletcher’s advice ‘just to exhale’

Robert Griffin III in recent weeks turned to those closest to him for guidance.

By Mike Jones  |  11:25 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, London Fletcher, Robert Griffin III, Week 16

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Report: Baylor coaches showed all of Griffin’s plays during film review

Robert Griffin III’s college coach and a teammate joined the Redskins coach and quarterback in shooting down a report that said Griffin does want to watch negative plays in video review.

By Mike Jones  |  11:50 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, Robert Griffin III, Week 13

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 11/26/2013

London Fletcher: ‘Nobody is happy with the way things have turned out’

Linebacker expresses disappointment but remains supportive of Coach Mike Shanahan and says players haven’t given up and are continuing to put forth effort.

By Mark Maske  |  02:55 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, London Fletcher, Mike Shanahan, Week 13

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Griffin, like Shanahan, calls latest allegations ‘false’

An NFL Network report claimed he had requested that his negative plays not be shown during film review sessions.

By Mike Jones  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Week 13

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Kyle Shanahan has no problems with Griffin’s post-game comments or leadership

Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said he didn’t necessarily agree with quarterback Robert Griffin III’s assessment that the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday “knew what was coming” in the passing attack. But Shanahan said he didn’t take the comments as a shot directed at him.

By Mike Jones  |  06:09 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kyle Shanahan, leadership, Robert Griffin III, Week 12

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/21/2013

Chris Cooley instructs Redskins: ‘If you want to be here, you better get along with Robert Griffin III”

Former teammate calls quarterback ‘a heck of a leader for a second-year player.’

By Mark Maske  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, Robert Griffin III, Week 12

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Robert Griffin III says he ‘wasn’t trying to take shots at anybody’

Quarterback also says he would take comments back if he could.

By Mark Maske  |  05:23 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kyle Shanahan, leadership, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, video, Week 12

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Garcon ‘couldn’t care less’ about Griffin’s statement on final play

Wide receiver Pierre Garcon said he didn’t take any offense to Robert Griffin III blaming his game-losing interception partially on the fact that none of his pass-catchers got open.

By Mike Jones  |  03:10 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, Pierre Garcon, Robert Griffin III, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Redskins’ locker room not divided, Kedric Golston says

‘That doesn’t mean your locker room is apart just because people have different opinions,’ defensive lineman says.

By Mark Maske  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  3-7, Kedric Golston, leadership, Mike Shanahan, Week 12

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Santana Moss says he has no issues with Robert Griffin III

Veteran wide receiver spoke to quarterback a day after Moss’s radio comments.

By Mark Maske  |  01:27 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, Week 12

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/20/2013

London Fletcher on RGIII: ‘Believe me. The kid is a leader’

Washington Redskins inside linebacker London Fletcher said that he has no questions at all about quarterback Robert Griffin III’s leadership qualities.

By Mike Jones  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, London Fletcher, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, Week 12

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Santana Moss: RGIII should “Stand up and say ‘me’ or ‘I’ “

Wide receiver Santana Moss said that he took offense to quarterback Robert Griffin III’s comments about what transpired on the game-losing play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:24 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, Week 12

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

Redskins’ confidence not shaken, according to Cofield

‘I think we’re ready to get rolling,’ nose tackle says.

By Mark Maske  |  07:01 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, NFC East, Redskins' 1-3 start

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Redskins players say actions, not words, matter now

Linebacker London Fletcher’s midweek address failed to produce a win over the Lions.

By Mark Maske  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  0-3, barry cofield, leadership, London Fletcher, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Raiders

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Fletcher addressed teammates this week

Linebacker urged each Redskins player to focus on doing his own job and performing his own assignments, according to a player who heard the speech Wednesday.

By Mark Maske  |  08:16 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Defense, Josh Wilson, leadership, London Fletcher

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Griffin must be himself as a leader, Fletcher says

Quarterback has said he’ll be a stern leader if that’s what teammates want from him.

By Mark Maske  |  12:17 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, London Fletcher, Robert Griffin III