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Brian Orakpo: “My Own Mother Said we Weren’t Going to Make the Playoffs” Last Year

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Brian Orakpo was expected by many to break out in a big way in 2012, but then he went down with a torn pectoral muscle very early in the year and was forced to watch from the sideline as the Redskins went on an amazing run to win the division ...

Rex Grossman Says Kyle Shanahan Couldn’t Call Read-Option Plays for him Without Laughing

Friday, April 12th, 2013

The Washington Redskins like to run the zone-read, but the 'Skins will be without their franchise quarterback for most if not all of the offseason, and maybe longer than that. As a result, there's a lot of talk regarding who might be able to step in and run those plays ...

DeAngelo Hall Says he Turned Down More Money Elsewhere to Rejoin the Redskins

Friday, April 5th, 2013

All-or-nothing cornerback DeAngelo Hall is back with the Washington Redskins after all, which is huge for the 'Skins and their weak secondary. And it goes to show how important it is for teams to be competitive and treat players well, because Hall is back primarily because he thinks this team ...

Freshly Re-Signed Redskins Tight End Fred Davis: “Trust Me, I Haven’t Played My Best Football”

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Fred Davis is young, talented and versatile, and yet for the second straight offseason the Washington Redskins are only paying him to return on a one-year contract. The problem is that Davis has had a tough time with injuries, drugs and even strange legal entanglements. But now, he's out to ...

Lorenzo Alexander Says he isn’t Offended by Low Initial Offer from Redskins, Admits that Legal Proceedings Could Cause a Delay

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

We're starting to hear from impending NFL free agents who seem to be frustrated by the lack of interest they're receiving from their teams. Josh Cribbs voiced his frustration earlier this week, Martellus Bennett said he wasn't feeling enough love, and Lorenzo Alexander was disappointed by the Redskins' initial offer. Lorenzo ...

Pierre Garcon Discusses His Foot Injury, Chemistry With Robert Griffin III and the Read-Option

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Robert Griffin III is apparently off to a solid start as he rehabs from surgery on his ACL and LCL, but Washington Redskins fans won't soon forget Griffin's stomach-churning performance while playing less than 100 percent in the wild-card playoffs against the Seattle Seahawks. As someone who took heat for ...

DeMaurice Smith Addresses RG3 Injury and the Field Conditions in Washington

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Two major incidents took place last weekend in Washington that caught the attention of the NFLPA. The players association, led by executive director DeMaurice Smith, looked into the way in which Robert Griffin III's knee injury was dealt with by the team's coaching and medical staff, as well as the ...

Richard Sherman on his Incident with Trent Williams, Trash Talk and the Condition of the Field in Washington

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Richard Sherman is one of the NFL's most talented cornerbacks, and yet he also has one of the league's biggest mouths. After beating the Washington Redskins Sunday to stay alive in the playoffs, Sherman got into a tiff with Redskins' left tackle Trent Williams. Yet Sherman vs. Williams wasn't the ...

Pete Carroll Enjoys Seeing the NFL Shift to Young, Mobile Quarterbacks

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Many times, it seems like it takes forever to see a shift in the style of play in the NFL. Even recently, the trend toward a more pass-heavy offense seemed rather gradual. Now we're seeing the rapid rise of young quarterbacks with a running element to their game. With high draft ...

Clinton Portis: Dan Snyder Will Solve Washington’s Turf Problems to Avoid Future Injuries to RG3

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

The Washington Redskins were on top of the NFL world last week after winning the NFC East with the dazzling play of rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III. A lot can change in the NFL in one week. As if the 24-14 playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks wasn't bad enough, ...