The Insider: news conferences


Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 04/02/2014

‘Humbled’ Jackson eager to join Redskins’ rebuilding efforts

Shortly after his release from the Philadelphia Eagles last Friday, DeSean Jackson admitted feeling a wide range of emotions: anger, frustration, embarrassment ranking among them.

By Mike Jones  |  03:55 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, DeSean Jackson, free agency, news conferences, Robert Griffin III, Wide Receivers

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/26/2014

Highlights from breakfast with Redskins Coach Jay Gruden

Taking questions for an hour, the first-year head coach discussed a wide range of topics from the QB to his staff and everything in between.

By Mike Jones  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Kotwica, Brian Baker, Brian Orakpo, Chris Foerster, Chris Thompson, Jay Gruden, josh leribeus, Kirk Cousins, Kirk Olivadotti, Kory Lichtensteiger, news conferences, Offensive line, owners meetings, Phillip Thomas, Robert Griffin III, Shawn Lauvao, video

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Gruden does not commit to retaining Haslett, Morris and McVay

Though Jim Haslett, Raheem Morris and Sean McVay are members of the Redskins coaching staff and are expected to be retained, new head coach Jay Gruden would not commit to that in his first news conference.

By Mark Maske  |  05:55 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, coaching search 2014, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, news conferences, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 01/09/2014

At the podium, Jay Gruden: Will call plays, likely to keep 3-4 defense

Live tweets and reaction to the introduction of the eighth head coach under Daniel Snyder.

By Keith McMillan  |  03:58 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, coaching search 2014, Daniel Snyder, Jay Gruden, news conferences

Posted at 07:29 PM ET, 12/15/2013

Questions about job status, media leaks lead Shanahan to exit postgame news conference

Redskins coach leaves politely but abruptly after about five minutes of questioning.

By Mark Maske  |  07:29 PM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Redskins vs. Falcons, video, Week 15

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 12/11/2013

At the podium: Kirk Cousins, Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan [updated]

Both Redskins quarterbacks meets with members of the media on Wednesday.

By Keith McMillan  |  01:35 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Falcons, Robert Griffin III, Week 15

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 12/09/2013

At the podium: Mike Shanahan [updated with video]

The Redskins coach is expected to meet with members of the news media at 3 p.m. in one of the most anticipated news conferences in a long time.

By Keith McMillan  |  02:57 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 15

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Shanahan not willing to play young players for the sake of evaluation

MIke Shanahan said that his approach will not change when it comes to evaluating young players, even though the Redskins have no chance to make the playoffs.

By Mike Jones  |  05:16 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Gettis, Bacarri Rambo, josh leribeus, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Offensive line, Rookies, Tom Compton

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 12/02/2013

NFL says officials should have stopped Redskins vs. Giants game to clear up confusion over downs

The NFL VP of officiating said play in Sunday night’s game “should have been stopped prior to third down and the correct down communicated to both clubs.”

By Mark Maske  |  01:38 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, NFL referees, officials, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 13

Posted at 01:50 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Redskins’ loss to Giants ends with controversy over what down it was

Mike Shanahan says he was told by an official the Redskins had gotten a first down.

By Mark Maske  |  01:50 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, NFL referees, officials, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 13

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Inconsistent play the only consistent element this season for Redskins

As the Washington Redskins stumbled through another demoralizing defeat, the exhibited one of the few constants that has manifested itself this season, and that was an inability to play with any sense of consistency.

By Mike Jones  |  03:22 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, news conferences, Reed Doughty, Week 13

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Griffin and Shanahan, in their own words (video); snap counts

Video of last night’s postgame press conferences.

By Keith McMillan  |  11:35 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Redskins vs. 49ers, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 12

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/09/2013

Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan at the podium

Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan at the podium

By Keith McMillan  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III, Week 6

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 09/18/2013

At the podium: Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan

A collection of tweets fromthe Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan conference, and a place to react to what they’re saying.

By Keith McMillan  |  04:29 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Robert Griffin III, Week 3

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 09/16/2013

At the podium: Shanahan says Redskins won’t bench Griffin for Cousins

Mike Shanahan is speaking with reporters a day after the 38-20 loss in Green Bay. Here’s a thread to discuss what he’s saying.

By Keith McMillan  |  03:03 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Kai Forbath, Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Haslett bristles at questions about Monday’s defensive performance

The defensive coordinator didn’t want to talk about the failures in the Eagles game, and praised the play of E.J. Biggers, a cornerback who started at safety.

By Mark Maske  |  04:32 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Jim Haslett, news conferences, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Packers

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Thompson vows to learn from his punt-return mistakes

Rookie made a fair catch at his own 5-yard line Monday.

By Mark Maske  |  03:30 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Thompson, news conferences, Running backs, special teams

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Redskins mailbag: RGIII’s return, zone-read use, cap space and more

Today, we go back to the mailbag and tackle your latest questions surrounding the team.

By Mike Jones  |  03:03 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mailbag, news conferences, Pat White, Robert Griffin III, Salary cap, Wide Receivers, zone read

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 08/21/2013

At the podium: Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan

Gathered tweets from Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan's after-practice news conferences in one place for you to discuss.

By Keith McMillan  |  03:28 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Robert Griffin III

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 12:50 PM ET, 06/12/2013

At the podium: Kyle Shanahan, then Mike Shanahan

Saying ‘the threat of Robert running is the thing I love,’ Redskins offensive coordinator says quarterback was injured on broken pass plays.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:50 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kyle Shanahan, minicamp, news conferences

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 06/12/2013

At the podium: Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett addresses the press. Here's a tweet-heavy thread for you to talk about what's being said.

By Keith McMillan  |  09:51 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, minicamp, news conferences

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 06/11/2013

At the podium: Griffin and Shanahan speak after minicamp

The Redskins minicamp is in full swing, and Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan are speaking to reporters. Discuss here.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:43 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, minicamp, news conferences, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/06/2013

At the podium: Robert Griffin III is 'tired of watching'

Robert Griffin III speaks after Thursday's practice, we tweet it, you discuss.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, OTAs, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Robert Griffin III says he's sharper mentally; Shanahan praises Morris

During a news conference with Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan, the Redskins star QB says he’s been cleared for cross-field running and has learned to adjust better post-injury.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:42 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, OTAs, Robert Griffin III