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Redskins Cleaning Up The Defensive Line

The Redskins have parted ways with veteran defensive lineman Stephen Bowen and Barry Cofield. The moves come on the heels of the big free agency acquisition of free agent Ricky Jean Francois. Washington also announced that they have re-signed veteran offensive tackle Tom Compton. Stephen Bowen joins Barry Cofield on discard pile in Washington — ProFootballTalk...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins cut Cofield & Bowen, sign Compton

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, the Washington Redskins released two highly-paid defensive linemen today, nose tackle Barry Cofield and end Stephen Bowen. Both players were signed as free agents from division rivals — Cofield from the NY Giants and Bowen from the Dallas Cowboys. Cofield turns 31 next month and was coming off an injury-plagued season that saw him...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Re-Sign OT Tom Compton

The Washington Redskins announced a series of roster moves on Friday including re-signing OT Tom Compton. ROSTER MOVES: Redskins re-sign T Tom Compton; released DE Stephen Bowen & DL Barry Cofield. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) February 27, 2015 Compton, 25, was set to be a restricted free agent after he played out his three-year, $1.44 million rookie contract. In 2014...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Release DL Stephen Bowen

  The Washington Redskins have announced the release of DL Stephen Bowen on Friday. ROSTER MOVES: Redskins re-sign T Tom Compton; released DE Stephen Bowen & DL Barry Cofield. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) February 27, 2015 Bowen, 30, had one year remaining on his five-year, $27.5 million contract that included $12.5 million guaranteed. He was set to make a base salary...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Key dates on the NFL 2015 Calendar, or how the Redskins can sign players now

The NFL 2015 calendar says the League Year starts March 10. So how is it that the Redskins can sign free agent DT Ricky Jean Francois yesterday, February 26? The answer is in the 2015 league calendar. Teams may begin to sign free agents whose contracts have expired on February 10. Goody. The NFL calendar is set by negotiation between the league and the Players’ Association under...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Cardinal QB Dave Ragone Will Join The Washington Redskins Staff

Photo: ESPNAfter one season away from the NFL, former Louisville quarterback Dave Ragone will return to the league in 2015. reports that Ragone will join Jay Gruden’s staff with the Redskins as a quality control coach. Gruden is also a former Louisville quarterback and is entering his second season as Washington’s head coach. Ragone, 35,was the Titans’...
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Met With Brian Orakpo’s Agent At Combine, Expressed Interest In Bringing Him Back

ESPN’s John Keim reports that the Redskins met with free agent OLB Brian Orakpo‘s agent at the Scouting Combine last week. According to Keim, Washington expressed interest in re-signing Orakpo during their meeting. Although, Keim adds there’s still a “long way to go” in regards to Orakpo being back in Washington next season, and he isn’t sure how much interest the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Redskins Sign Defensive End Ricky Jean-Francois

Redskins Sign Defensive End Ricky Jean-Francois According to multiple sources, the Washington Redskins have signed defensive lineman Ricky Jean-Francois to a three-year deal worth $9 million, with $4 million guaranteed. Jean-Francois spent the last two seasons with Indianapolis before getting released just a few days ago in a cap-dollars-saving move. Last season, the 6-foot...
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Washington Redskins Bolster Front Seven, Depth On Defense

The Washington Redskins have reportedly signed Ricky Jean-Francois to a three-year, $9 million contract. Ricky Jean Francois signed a 3-yr deal with Redskins. Deal is for $9mil, with $4mil guaranteed. Total value with incentives $11.25M. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 26, 2015   The deal comes just three days after he was released by the Colts to open up more...
Via Gridiron Grit
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GIF: Watch how the Washington Redskins logo has changed over time

You may have heard that not everybody loves the Washington Redskins’ logo. Some civil rights groups, activists and Native Americans find the logo and the team’s name to be offensive. Others in Congress are actively trying to strip the franchise of their trademark… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams that should trade for Adrian Peterson Free Agency Preview: The 10 best...
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Browns, Redskins in pursuit of hot free agent TE James Casey

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, free-agent tight end James Casey is scheduled to visit the Browns and Redskins this week. Casey played minor league baseball in the White Sox organization for three years; however, he was a Pro Bowl alternate in 2012 with the Houston Texans before signing with the Eagles in 2014. The Texans used him more as a blocker than a pass catcher and...
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Redskins Free Agency/Draft Simulation

What will the Washington Redskins do this offseason? With the NFL combine now in the rear view mirror, free agency is up next, followed by the NFL draft. Our friends @ FanSpeak have a pair of simulations to help us preview what the Redskins might do, or in this case, what I would do if sitting in the General Manager chair. We used their “Manage the Cap” feature to run free agency...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Which 3 big-name Washington Redskins are most likely to get cut this offseason?

The Redskins are so far away from being a good team that any influx of talent should make them better. That is why free agency will be so important. And with just over $12 million in projected cap space, they’ll have some room to work, but not nearly enough. If Scot McCloughan and the rest of the front office really want to do some damage in free agency, they’re going to have...
Via cover32 - Redskins
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The Washington Redskins: Team, Term and Truth

Even if you are not a football fan or even care about Native American issues, you have likely heard about the Washington Redskins name “issue.”  On one side we have a group that believes the name of a football team is the reason racism exists in this country and that it causes internalized oppression.  They believe changing the name will solve these issues immediately.  On...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Proposed new Washington Redskins helmet is one team should use in 2015

Right now concept helmets for NFL teams are all the rage, including models made for the Washington Redskins. Here’s the latest one that dropped earlier this week from the folks at Paul Bunyan Design. Via Paul Bunyan Design That is sleek. You can check out all the NFL helmets from PBD right here. You may also be interested in: Could the Washington Redskins really land running...
Via cover32 - Redskins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Most Underrated Washington Redskins of All-Time

Most Underrated Washington Redskins of All-Time When you have the Top 5 Most Underrated Washington Redskins of All-Time conversation you truly are hitting an area where opinions vary as everybody has their favorites throughout the years. What we wanted to do was search out the five players we thought were the most forgotten or most underrated […]
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III will enter the 2015 season as the Starter

Last week, the Washington Redskins announced that Robert Griffin III is going to enter the upcoming season as the team’s starting quarterback. Though this may not be a surprise, this decision was announced rather quickly. At the end of last season, Jay Gruden pointed out that the team needed to evaluate the quarterback position. It appears that this assessment is complete with...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Make Change to DeAngelo Hall’s Contract

Redskins Make Change to DeAngelo Hall’s Contract According to reports from ESPN, the Washington Redskins have re-worked some details of DeAngelo Hall’s contact, making it a non-guaranteed base salary for the 2015 season. Under the previous terms of the contract $1 million of his $4 million base salary would have become guaranteed on February 15, but the restructure was agreed […]
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Ryan Clark retires, joins ESPN

Ryan Clark has been moonlighting for years with ESPN as a guest analyst, often appearing on First Take among other programs. On Wednesday, Clark decided to officially turn in his cleats for a coat and tie, retiring on NFL Live to become a full-time analyst for the Worldwide Leader. Clark should bring a bevy of insight to ESPN. For a company that employs legions of former players...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shanahan: RG3 confronted me about ‘unacceptable’ plays

Mike Shanahan hasn’t coached the Redskins for more than a year, but he still has plenty to say about his former quarterback and team owner. Shanahan shed some light on what it was like to work with Robert Griffin III under Daniel Snyder during an hour-long interview Wednesday with ESPN Radio in Washington D.C. Among the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: RGIII will open 2015 as Redskins starter

So much for continued drama about the quarterback position in D.C. Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Wednesday, Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden indicated that the team will go into the 2015 season with Robert Griffin III as its starting quarterback. Some expected the Redskins to move on from RGIII altogether following a disastrous 2014 campaign that...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins worked with Jon Gruden. Cue the over-reaction.

What happens when you combine the words “Cousins,” “Gruden, and “offseason drills?” You get crappy DC Sports Bog stories like “Kirk Cousins is doing offseason drills with Jon Gruden.” Hey, drawing highly speculative conclusions from football factoids in the desert between the Super Bowl and the NFL Combine is my job. Draw no speculative conclusions from this story....
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Podiatry student pays $1,522 for RGIII's used cast

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III recently decided to rid himself of the demons associated with the ankle injury he suffered last season by putting his used cast up for auction. The proceeds from the auction that took place on February 13 went to RGIII’s charitable foundation, “Family of 3.” The auction has taken place and the lucky winner of the precious...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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