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Bryce Harper: The Expectation for the Nationals This Season is Getting to the World Series

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Bryce Harper lived up to all the hype in his rookie campaign. Harper was named National League Rookie of the Year and helped lead the Nationals to a NL East division title. The 20-year-old outfielder has been working hard this offseason to avoid a potential sophomore slump and expects the Nationals ...

BenJarvus Green-Ellis Enjoys His Early Role With The Cincinnati Bengals

Friday, September 21st, 2012

BenJarvus Green-Ellis may have been overlooked as a former member of the New England Patriots offense, but he's now got a chance in Cincinnati. The man known as the "The Law Firm" refuses to bad mouth the Patriots in the following interview. Green-Ellis would rather not compare places. No.42 has rushed ...

Alfred Morris on NFL Debut: “We came to win. That was huge on that stage and in the Saints backyard.”

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

It may have been a surprise that the Washington Redskins didn't name Roy Helu their starting running back over the weekend, but Alfred Morris proved himself worthy on Sunday. The rookie running back made his NFL debut against the Saints, rushing for 96 yards and two touchdowns. Morris, an undrafted rookie ...

Santana Moss on RGIII: “I don’t believe in hype. I don’t believe about talking about it until you get it done.”

Monday, July 30th, 2012

The last time we heard from Santana Moss here on SRI the Redskins wide receiver was candid in explaining that Robert Griffin III had a lot to learn and it was the Redskins responsibility to get better around him. RGIII has brought a ton of hype and promise to ...

DeAngelo Hall on RGIII: “He’s light years ahead of Michael Vick because he understands mentally what it takes to be great.”

Friday, June 8th, 2012

DeAngelo Hall had quite a few highs and lows last season at cornerback for the Washington Redskins defense. The outspoken DB already sounds confident in OTA's that his play will be better under the new direction of Raheem Morris as the new secondary coach. Hall may be playing some free safety ...

Santana Moss explains how Robert Griffin still has a lot to learn and it’s the Redskins responsibility to get better around him

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Patrick Ramsey. Mark Brunell. Jason Campbell. Todd Collins. Donovan McNabb. Rex Grossman. John Beck. These are the quarterbacks the Washington Redskins have gone through during the time that Santana Moss has started and resumed his career in the Nation's Capital. Needless to say there hasn't been a ton of consistency ...

Mike Shanahan Believes the Redskins Have a Sufficient Supporting Cast Around RG3: “We are night and day different from two years ago.”

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012 will now be the day that forever marks Mike Shanahan's legacy with the Washington Redskins. On that night Washington selected former Baylor quarterback, Robert Griffin III, with the second overall selection, a pick that the Redskins traded three draft picks (two first round choices and second round choice) ...

Ernie Grunfeld on Contract Extension: “I wasn’t that concerned about it. This is the second year of our rebuild.”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Ernie Grunfeld celebrated his 57th birthday in style this week by signing a contract extension to stay on with Washington. The Wizards president has been with the organization for nine years and there was some speculation surrounding his future. Washington is 18-46 (2nd worst in the Eastern Conference) as the ...

Washington Capitals Fire Bruce Boudreau, Opening Door for Start of Dale Hunter Era in D.C.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Bruce Boudreau was fired on Monday as the head coach of the Washington Capitals despite his team starting 12-9-1 in the 2011-2012 NHL season. That record may cut it for some coaches, but for the Capitals, expectations were much higher than that, and the team's recent play suggested a change ...

Rex Grossman Believes He Put Himself In The Best Position By Re-Signing With Washington, Speaks Of Strong Relationship With Kyle Shanahan

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Rex Grossman inked a one-year deal to remain in our nation's capital last week because he feels like the Redskins provide him the best opportunity at being a starting quarterback with the "talented people" around him. He was an unrestricted free agent, but really had no plans of looking at ...