Mike Jones

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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With just a handful of spots available, Jay Gruden and staff will be looking for last-minute impressions.

  • Sep 2, 2015

Super Bowl-winning coach Jon Gruden — whose brother, Jay, coaches the team — has praise for the Redskins’ new starting quarterback.

  • Sep 2, 2015

Coaches will use Thursday’s game to conduct a final round of evaluations on players. Here are the players Mike Jones sees making the team and on the bubble.

  • Sep 2, 2015

Redskins coach Jay Gruden and the team’s medical team held rookie running back Matt Jones out of second straight practice on Tuesday for what the coach described as a rest day.

  • Sep 2, 2015

Originally, the ground attack was to take pressure off Robert Griffin III, but plans aren’t changing with a new QB.

  • Sep 1, 2015

Robert Griffin III served as one of the Redskins’ recruiters during their pursuit of DeSean Jackson. Those two will no longer team up to help carry the offense, however.

  • Sep 1, 2015

It’s been another eventful week in Redskins land. Robert Griffin III is out, and Kirk Cousins is in. Plenty of questions remain.

  • Sep 1, 2015

Because Kirk Cousins has locked up the starting quarterback job, Redskins coach Jay Gruden doesn’t plan on playing him in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

  • Aug 31, 2015

Players said that they didn’t feel strongly one way or another about the decision. They expressed confidence in Gruden, and in Cousins, and offered support for Griffin.

  • Aug 31, 2015

The Washington Redskins on Monday completed their first round of cuts, parting with backup tackle Willie Smith, who started in place of Trent Williams in the second preseason game, and 11 others.

  • Aug 31, 2015
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Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. A native of Warrenton, Va., he got his start in journalism covering sports for his hometown paper, The Fauquier Citizen, in 1999 and eventually became sports editor. Jones went on to cover the Washington Wizards for the Washington Times and CSNWashington.com from 2007 to 2010 before covering the Redskins for TBD.com for the 2010 season. He joined The Post’s staff in February, 2011. He lives on the Eastern Shore with his wife, Katie, and four children, Siera, Timothy, Malakai and Silas. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.
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