REDSKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Why wide reciever Josh Doctson? Redskins went best player available.

Wide receiver wasn’t a significant priority for the Washington Redskins in the first round, but they stuck with their board on Thursday. After trading down a spot with the Houston Texans, Josh Doctson remained the best player available in the Redskins’ war room. Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said the TCU product was the best player […]
Via The Insider
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

CSN: Redskins take Doctoson with an eye towards 2017

The Redskins took a wide receiver with their first-round pick in the draft. Those of you who frequent this place might recall the blogger here saying that a WR was very much a first-round possibility. You can read Tandler’s quick, early thoughts on the pick on CSNmidatlantic.com
Via Real Redskins
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Draft WR Josh Doctson With No. 22 Overall Pick

The Washington Redskins selected wide receiver Josh Doctson in the first round (No. 22 overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Via Redskins.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notes On Redskins First-Round Pick Josh Doctson

Check out notes on new Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson, the No. 22 pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, courtesy Redskins Public Relations.
Via Redskins.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Select TCU WR Josh Doctson No. 22 Overall

The Washington Redskins got Kirk Cousins another target to throw to when they drafted TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson No. 22 overall Round: 1 Pick: 22 With the #22 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Redskins select WR Josh Doctson (via @HoustonTexans)! pic.twitter.com/29TcMpCDxF — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Washington Redskins select TCU WR Josh Doctson. Analysis: Doctson...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Take A Look Inside The Redskins' Draft Room

Check out these exclusive shots of the Washington Redskins front office staff and coaches getting ready for the first-round action for the 2016 NFL Draft at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va.
Via Redskins.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Need to Know: Redskins fan’s guide to getting ready for the NFL draft

Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, April 28, the day of the first round of the NFL Draft. Timeline —At Redskins Park: Conference call with Redskins’ first-round pick soon after pick has been made; Jay Gruden talks to the media after first round is over. —The Redskins last played a game…
Via Real Redskins
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins 2016 Draft: HTTR4LIFE Mock Draft

HTTR4LIFE Mock Draft Tomorrow the 2016 NFL Draft will take place, and the Washington Redskins are slated to have eight picks, although Redskins GM Scot McCloughan says he wants twelve. The Redskins will be looking to fill some of the needs they have that include defensive tackle, safety, center, wide receiver, runningback and middle linebacker. Today […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins seven-round mock: Here’s one way the draft could play out

Editor’s intro: Since he did three of these last season, I asked our Outsider to again take a stab at the entire draft weekend. It’s tough stuff; Last year, Mark projected Matt Jones to Washington, but as a sixth-rounder. He went in the third. We’ll also be publishing Mike Jones’s ideal Scot McCloughan draft soon. None […]
Via The Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Mock Draft, v 4.0: The final haul before the real thing

In his final Redskins-only mock draft, Rich Tandler selects nine players he thinks would improve Washington on both sides of the ball.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman says Redskins held him hostage before he said ‘I do’

At his introductory press conference on Monday, Redskins free agent acquisition Josh Norman compared the team’s recruiting pitch at Redskins Park last week to being in a jewelry store. “I started looking like, ‘Man, we’re really here in Tiffany’s right now,’ ” said Norman, who left Ashburn with a huge rock in the form of […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Hall on Recruiting Josh Norman, Who Has That ‘Dog’

WASHINGTON — Redskins great Darrell Green may not have intentionally participated in the recruitment of cornerback Josh Norman, but DeAngelo Hall certainly did. The Redskins safety elaborated on his efforts to lure Norman to Washington in a Monday appearance with Chad Dukes on 106.7 The Fan. When asked if he played a part in recruiting Norman, Hall replied, “Absolutely.”...
Via CBS DC
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins mailbag: On Josh Norman, the Kam Chancellor rumors and the draft

Thanks to the signing of Josh Norman, and this week’s NFL draft, there’s all kinds of intrigue surrounding the Washington Redskins. The mailbag was jam-packed with topics to touch on, and I’ve tried to get to as many as possible. The discussions range from how Norman fits into the puzzle, how the signing impacts draft […]
Via The Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman eager to face Odell Beckham Jr. twice each season

An incredibly tumultuous several days that featured a nearly incomprehensible sequence of events for Josh Norman has landed the former Carolina Panthers cornerback in D.C. as a member of the Washington Redskins courtesy of a reported five-year, $75 million deal. It didn’t take long for people to put two and two together and realize the abrupt change in scenery means Norman will...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins ask Supreme Court to review trademark case

The Washington Redskins have asked the Supreme Court to review their appeal of a federal judge’s July ruling that upheld the cancellation of their trademark. But there’s a catch: the team only wants the high court to consider its case if it takes up a similar one involving a band called “The Slants.” In December, a […]
Via DC Sports Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Baker asks Redskins GM if there’s any money left during press conference

It probably had a lot to do with the team’s recent signing of Josh Norman, but Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan actually spoke to the media on Monday, which is new. After McCloughan discussed the $75 million deal the team worked out for Norman, defensive end Chris Baker decided it was a good time for a joke. So Baker took the microphone and asked the team’s GM if there...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Redskins player asks GM if there is any money left

Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan was available to the media on Monday and, as you can probably guess, Josh Norman was a popular subject. There was also a bit of comic relief provided by a another member of the team’s defense. With Washington recently agreeing to a contract with Norman worth $75 million, that leaves less money to go around for everyone else. While some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrell Green Being at Redskins Park for Norman’s Visit was ‘Coincidence’

WASHINGTON — As suspiciously coincidental as Darrell Green’s appearance was at Redskins Park, on the day and exact time of Josh Norman’s visit, that’s all it was, Green insists — pure coincidence. Also was told HOF CB Darrell Green was here today. It's not unusual for him to drop in but certainly the timing would have been right— John Keim (@john_keim) April 22, 2016...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Baker Has a Money Question for Redskins GM Scot McCloughan

WASHINGTON — Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan addressed reporters on Monday regarding the team’s surprise signing of free agent corner Josh Norman last Friday. The final question came from a celebrity reporter, Redskins defensive tackle Chris Baker. “Hey, uh, Scot. So, um. The signing of Josh, all the guys loving the signing,” Baker said. “But guys wanted to know...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins top CB felt disrespected by Norman signing

When you have the opportunity to sign a top cornerback like Josh Norman, you do it, and you’d expect your players to be happy when you do. One Washington player, however, was initially pretty displeased with the Norman signing. It was the team’s previous No. 1 corner, Bashaud Breeland, and he felt “disrespected.” “To be honest, at first I took it as disrespect,” Breeland...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman made last-minute attempt to sign franchise tag

Josh Norman claims he would still be with the Carolina Panthers if he had not been left in the dark by the team and his agent after the franchise tag was placed on him. On Monday, Norman told David Newton of ESPN.com that he made a last-minute effort to sign the franchise tag or work out a one-year deal with the Panthers after the team rescinded the offer. “My agent called them...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Do Washington Redskins now have NFL’s best secondary?

After adding All-Pro cornerback Josh Norman to the fray, the Washington Redskins are poised to have a great defense this coming season. But just how good is the million dollar question. The Redskins could very well dominate the NFC East this year, and part of the reason why that is a possibility is that they might honestly have the NFL‘s best secondary. With stalwart cornerback...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington makes Josh Norman NFL’s highest-paid cornerback

The Washington Redskins have a history of throwing money into the wind in hopes of attracting some significant free agents. They just threw a whole truckload of money at Josh Norman, who was recently put on the market after being let go by the Carolina Panthers, who could not reach a contract agreement with the rising cornerback. Washington has signed Norman to a five-year contract...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Norman signs with Washington Redskins

Josh Norman was not a free agent for long, as the former Carolina Panthers cornerback has agreed to terms with the Washington Redskins, per Rand Getlin of NFL Network. Ian Rapoport provided these details on the contract: Josh Norman's 5-year, $75M deal with the #Redskins includes $50M in guarantees, source said. Wow. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 22, 2016 This will...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins, other ‘offensive’ trademark ban could be heading to Supreme Court

The Washington Redskins logo and nickname have become a hot-button issue in sports and in the general public today. Much of it coming from a decision by the United States Patent and Trademark Office to deny the trademark using an alleged “ban” on offensive terms being trademarked federally. A federal court ruled against the USTPO a few months ago, and the agency had until Wednesday...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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