Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 3/30

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, March 30, 2017, delivered by FedEx Ground.
41 minutes ago

Redskins' Jay Gruden loves RB Rob Kelly but he doesn't rule out drafting a 'special' back

Redskins coach Jay Gruden has a very high opinion of running back Rob Kelley. He surprised many by making the 53-man roster as an undrafted
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
58 minutes ago

Jay Gruden loves Rob kelly, but would also love drafting a 'special' RB

Jay Gruden is a big fan of RB Rob Kelly. But with several special RBs in the 2017 NFL Draft, making an upgrade is still on the table.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
58 minutes ago

Jay Gruden, Redskins Will Be Cautious With Junior Galette's Return

As the Redskins begin preparing for the offseason program, they are wary of keeping the reigns tight on linebacker Junior Galette, coming back from two Achilles injuries.
1 hour ago

Rewarding Moments In Redskins History: Redskins Draft The Great Art Monk

In this week's Rewarding Moments in Redskins History presented by Maryland Lottery My Lottery Rewards, we look back at the team selecting Art Monk in the 1980 NFL Draft.
2 hours ago

A step in the right direction for Redskins receiver Josh Doctson

PHOENIX — Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson is trying to put a nightmare rookie season behind him. So far, so good, but the team still needs to see more. On Tuesday, Doctson wrote “100%” on his twitter feed. He has been working out in Tampa, Fla. with former NFL coach Jon Gruden and Washington teammates Kirk Cousins, Jamison Crowder, Terrelle Pryor and Nate Sudfeld. The message...
17 hours ago

Experience with Redskins, Browns and others showed Kyle Shanahan key to success: Trust

PHOENIX — Though just 37, Kyle Shanahan had worked for five NFL teams before being named head coach of the San Francisco 49ers the day after the Falcons’ 25-point collapse against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. His experience at all of those stops — Tampa Bay, Houston, Washington, Cleveland and Atlanta — […]
Via The Insider
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gruden confused by ‘doom-and-gloom’ surrounding Redskins

The Washington Redskins have had an offseason so far to forget, at least according to many NFL experts, pundits and the like. But Jay Gruden doesn’t quite understand why there’s so much “doom-and-gloom” surrounding the frequently dysfunctional organization.“I’m very optimistic,” Gruden said, via ESPN. “I know it’s not great, but we’ve had back-to-back winning...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richmond mayor Levar Stoney wants more from Redskins

Richmond mayor Levar Stoney has no issues with the Washington Redskins, but he would like to see more done with the community. Richmond mayor Levar Stoney understands having the Washington Redskins practice facility in the City of Richmond is good for business. They’re contributing to the community, but he recently said in a Richmond Times-Dispatch […] Richmond mayor Levar Stoney...
Via Riggo's Rag
21 hours ago

Draft: Tight End

Over the next few weeks, LETS GO REDSKINS will review Washington’s options in next month’s NFL Draft, position by position. Are the Redskins set at tight end? We’ve asked that questions about other skill positions, but it may be most appropriate here. With three already on the roster, Washington brought back local favorite Vernon Davis on a three year deal. Top TE draft prospects...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
1 day ago

Kirk Cousins, Wide Receivers Work Out With Jon Gruden In Florida

Kirk Cousins has worked out with Jon Gruden in the past, but he usually does so early in the offseason. With new receiving weapons, waiting was a smart move by Cousins. Kirk Cousins has really made strides as a passer since becoming the Washington Redskins full-time starter in 2015. In two seasons, Cousins has posted […] Kirk Cousins, Wide Receivers Work Out With Jon Gruden In...
Via Riggo's Rag
1 day ago

Bashaud Breeland needs to focus on his performance, not Twitter

Looking at Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland’s Twitter feed, you’d think he must be coming off an all-pro season. In reality, Breeland struggled from the first snap onward. Sure, he had his moments, but he has been a liability who cannot handle big time players. Breeland was straight-up abused by Antonio Brown in the season opener on Monday Night Football. Although...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins should capitalize on no-leaping rule

The Washington Redskins have one less thing to worry about in the 2017 Season thanks to the no-leaping rule passed this week by NFL Owners. The no-leaping rule, as per the NFL (at this point) is defined as follows: “Prohibits the “leaper” block attempt on field goal and extra point plays.” The report goes on […] Redskins should capitalize on no-leaping rule - Riggo's Rag...
Via Riggo's Rag
1 day ago

Bruce Allen doesn’t want Redskins employees to serve as anonymous sources

Redskins President Bruce Allen again revisited the firing of former general manager Scot McCloughan on Tuesday morning, offering an apparent rebuke to the anonymous team official who had talked of McCloughan’s struggles with alcohol to The Washington Post. Asked by ESPN 980’s Chris Cooley whether anyone with the team had been authorized to say anything about […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

As Bruce Allen explains Scot McCloughan firing, Redskins fans search for optimism

A little more than three weeks after he fired Scot McCloughan as general manager, Redskins team president Bruce Allen broke his silence on Sunday, addressing his decision … kind of. Allen, speaking at the league meetings in Phoenix, said firing McCloughan was in the best interest of the franchise. But he didn’t really say why. As […]
Via The Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen says he and Cousins ‘laugh’ about trade rumors

Washington has placed the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins for a second consecutive season, but that hasn’t stopped speculation that the team could look to trade the quarterback leading up to next month’s NFL Draft. For team president Bruce Allen, that speculation apparently provides comic relief.Allen remained adamant over the weekend that Washington has no intention of trading...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins propose letting teams opt out of ‘color rush’ jerseys

The “color rush” uniforms NFL teams wear on "Thursday Night Football" have been called everything from “ugly as hell” to “blinding” to “hideous.”And you can now add “garish” to this list.In an official rule change proposal, the Washington Redskins requested that teams be allowed to opt-out of the color rush uniforms when playing on NFL Network’s "Thursday Night...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Top GM candidates not interested in Redskins job due to Daniel Snyder

The Washington Redskins remain in utter turmoil following a disappointing 2016 season. Just as free agency was getting going earlier this month, the team fired general manager Scot McCloughan amid leaks from the organization that his drinking had become a problem.That came around the same time that Pro Bowl quarterback Kirk Cousins was apparently telling anyone who would listen...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins shouldn’t be shocked if the GM search doesn’t go well

The Washington Redskins might have a hard time finding a qualified new general manager. Shocker, right? Washington looks like a toxic place to hold the position after the odd Mike Shanahan-Robert Griffin III era followed by the organization running Scot McCloughan out of town. With the search underway,’s Jason La Canfora reports several big names have already shied...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kirk Cousins absolutely will play for Washington in 2017

After much smoke that Kirk Cousins might play for another team besides Washington in 2017, it appears there is absolutely no fire to this story. The writing was on the wall that this would be the inevitable turn of events when the San Francisco 49ers signed Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley in free agency this year.Realistically, that was the only other team Cousins was going to have...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Su’a Cravens upset about ‘bs’ story

Su’a Cravens was mentioned in an article discussing the troubles in the Washington Redskins’ front office, and he is not happy about it.The Monday Morning Quarterback’s Albert Breer wrote an article published last week in which he examined what led to the departure of GM Scot McCloughan. Breer identified three key points that contributed to McCloughan’s firing. One was the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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