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Josh Doctson is a full-go for Redskins OTAs

  As a rookie last season, Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson was a huge disappointment. The team’s first-round pick out of TCU in 2016 was bothered by injured Achilles heel. He was slowed during the offseason and preseason with the lingering issue. And only appeared in two regular season games, catching just two passes for 66 yards before the team mercifully shut him down for...
Via KCM Sports
1 hour ago

Gruden, Redskins make helping community top priority

Jay Gruden, Chris Thompson, Jonathan Allen other members of the Washington Redskins took time out of their offseason to help the community on Monday with the Redskins Foundation.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 hour ago

Bruce Allen talks major changes to Redskins' front office

Team president Bruce Allen knows the Redskins have some hiring to do in the front office, but it's more than just general manager.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 hours ago

Jay Gruden explains how Redskins will rise to expectations

The Redskins' offense looks a bit different compared with last year, and coach Jay Gruden evaluates just how good he thinks they'll be.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 hours ago

Bruce Allen comments on the state of Washington Redskins front office

Since the departure of Scot McCloughan in early March, there has been a great deal of questions about the Washington Redskins front office. Bruce Allen indicated that they have almost been solved. Bruce Allen seems to be the man in charge of the Washington Redskins at the moment. After Scot McCloughan was fired, Allen really took […] Bruce Allen comments on the state of Washington...
Via Riggo's Rag
7 hours ago

Bruce Allen: Redskins close to hiring a general manager

ARLINGTON — Redskins team president Bruce Allen said on Monday that the organization is close to finalizing its plan for a new general manager, but would not disclose the exact role or title for that position. Washington fired general manager Scot McCloughan on March 9 and operated without one in the final six weeks prior to the NFL draft. Allen said the Redskins have interviewed...
Via CBS DC
7 hours ago

Josh Doctson to work in full at OTAs

Wide receiver Josh Doctson’s rookie season was almost a total washout as the first-round pick played in just two games while dealing with an Achilles injury that kept him out of most offseason and preseason work as well. Doctson moved along slowly in the early parts of this offseason and Redskins coach Jay Gruden said…
Via Pro Football Talk
7 hours ago

Allen: Washington has had ‘constant dialogue’ with Cousins

The odds of Kirk Cousins signing a long-term extension with Washington in the coming weeks do not seem high, but team president Bruce Allen insists the two sides are working diligently to try to make that happen.With rumors having swirled all offseason that Cousins and Washington are far apart in negotiations, Allen told reporters on Monday that the team has had “constant dialogue”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Edge Rush: How 2017 will go for the group

It remains to be seen what the Redskins have in their current edge rushing package. The pieces to a successful puzzle are there. But will that image come to fruition in 2017? There was plenty of optimism surrounding the Redskins’ edge rush in the offseason of 2016. Preston Smith was expected to impress following a […] Washington Redskins Edge Rush: How 2017 will go for the group...
Via Riggo's Rag
17 hours ago

Consensus: Jordan Reed’s Skills are ‘Not Fair’

If Antonio Gates and Tony Gonzalez were the prototype basketball players-turned-tight ends, Jordan Reed might be that next generation of what’s possible with a dynamic skill set. The NFL continues its list of top-100 players and the Washington Redskins added another name to the list with Reed. Interviewing both friends and foes, the consensus was clear: Reed’s background in...
Via CBS DC
18 hours ago

Washington Redskins: 5 dark horse candidates to make the 53-man roster

The Washington Redskins have a full 90-man roster right now. Here are some dark horse candidates to make it down to the final 53. Every year, the NFL goes through a massive roster purge in the month of August. After having 90 men for a good chunk of the offseason, teams are required to whittle […] Washington Redskins: 5 dark horse candidates to make the 53-man roster - Riggo's...
Via Riggo's Rag
1 day ago

Ousted former Redskins GM raises money for team’s charity

When the Washington Redskins fired general manager Scot McCloughan on the first day of free agency back in March, it was an absolute shock to most around the football world. Washington’s press release following the firing threw many for a loop. We were all right to critique the organization for throwing McCloughan under the bus in such a public manner.Now, months removed from...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After two ACL tears, Joshua Holsey gave football one last shot. Now he’s in the NFL with the Redskins.

After tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee for a second time back in 2015, Auburn cornerback Joshua Holsey decided he should give up. He had already come back from the injury that robbed him of the bulk of his sophomore season and had a solid junior season, but then to have it […]
Via The Insider
3 days ago  |  Discuss

CFL team acquires rights to Kaepernick, Manziel, RG3

Colin Kaepernick may be the most-accomplished quarterback remaining on the free agent market. Robert Griffin III also remains unsigned and has a history of success in the NFL. Meanwhile, the embattled Johnny Manziel is seemingly getting things right off the field. He’s also a free agent.It remains to be seen if any of these three quarterbacks will be picked up by NFL teams during...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins ‘in a real good place’ heading into 2017 season

Kirk Cousins’ offseason so far hasn’t gone exactly as he had hoped. Despite the modest disappointment though, the Washington Redskins quarterback insists he’s “in a real good place right now” heading into the 2017 NFL season.Coming off a season playing under the franchise tag for the Washington Redskins, the 28-year-old signal-caller was hoping to come to terms on a long...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins DC has hilarious quote about former 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula

Jim Tomsula famously flamed out in his only season as the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, though his bank account helped soften the blow.Now back in his comfort zone as the defensive line coach for the Washington Redskins, he’s also reunited with defensive coordinator Greg Manusky, whom he worked with from 2007-10 when Manusky had that same position in San Francisco.So...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins sign Bob Marley’s grandson, Nico

“Three little birds” could anchor the Redskins linebacker corps this season, if things can fall into place. The team took a flyer on Bob Marley’s grandson, Nico, an undrafted free agent out of Tulane. Washington announced the move on Tuesday via its official website. Marley played in 49 games at Tulane, and racked up 319 tackles — 50.5 for loss. He also recorded 6.5 sacks...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Samaje Perine could beat out Rob Kelley for Redskins’ starting RB job?

Washington Redskins fourth-round pick Samaje Perine may be thrown into the fire right away this season.John Keim, the Redskins reporter for ESPN, projected on Monday that Perine will win the team’s starting running back job over Rob Kelley, calling Kelley “a complementary piece” to the former Oklahoma star.Kelley broke out in the second half of 2016, taking the starting job...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden mum on Cousins' future beyond 2017

Washington coach Jay Gruden isn’t offering any hints on Kirk Cousins’s murky future.Cousins, who will play 2017 on the franchise tag for the second straight season, does not appear to be on the verge of a long-term deal, and Gruden wasn’t offering any hints on Monday.“My approach, really: I’m not gonna be concerned about it,” Gruden said of Cousins’s situation, via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Status of the Washington Redskins 2017 (Part IV – Quarterback)

I stated in the last edition of this series that the Washington Redskins’ play at tight end was one reason for their back-to-back winning seasons. Another reason was Kirk Cousins. Quarterback Kirk Cousins After struggling with the time he was given in the 2013 and 2014 seasons, Cousins had an impressive 2015 campaign and led the team to a division title. That year he led the league...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

State of the Washington Redskins 2017 (Part III – Tight End)

One of the reasons the Washington Redskins were able to string together back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in over 20 years was their play at the tight-end position. Tight End Jordan Reed Reed is one of the best and most exciting tight ends in the game. An absolute coverage nightmare for every team. He has phenomenal hands and is one of the hardest takedowns in the...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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