Redskins Rumors & News

  • Shawn Lauvao heads to injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "The injured reserve list in Washington continued to grow on Tuesday afternoon. Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced on Tuesday morning that center Spencer Long, wide receiver Terrelle Pryor and running back Chris Thompson were done for the season because of injuries. The team made an official..." November 21

  • Kirk Cousins: This Season Is ‘Best Football I’ve Played’

    CBS Washington "The Redskins may be 4-6, but starting quarterback Kirk Cousins says he’s playing the best football of his career. Cousins has completed 66.7 percent of his passes for 2,796 yards and 17 touchdowns. He’s on pace to throw for more than 4,400 yards and 27 touchdowns, both of which would be his..." November 20

  • Redskins to place Terrelle Pryor, Sr. on Injured Reserve

    WTKR "Terrelle Pryor’s first season with the Redskins is over. One could argue it never really got started. Head coach Jay Gruden says the team will place Pryor, Sr. on Injured Reserve with an ankle injury for which he is expected to undergo surgery Monday. This offseason, Washington signed Pryor..." November 20

  • Roger Goodell To Soon Sign Five-Year, $200M Extension

    Real GM Football "Roger Goodell's contract extension is expected to be completed in December at the owners' meetings. Momentum to delay the deal has dissipated "meaningfully," in the estimation of one league source. Jerry Jones has been attempting to block Goodell's extension." November 20

  • Chris Thompson Carted off Field vs. Saints Due to Leg Injury

    Bleacher Report "Washington running back Chris Thompson had to be carted off the field Sunday in the team's game against the New Orleans Saints with his right leg in an air cast, according to Kimberly A. Martin of the Washington Post and Adam Schefter of ESPN. Thompson has been Washington's most dynamic..." November 19

  • Redskins confirm Chris Thompson out for season

    Sporting News "Chris Thompson's season is likely over. The Redskins running back was carted from the field with his right leg in an aircast following an ugly injury in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Saints. Thompson was engaged with Saints safety Vonn Bell while blocking for a scrambling..." November 19

  • To stop the Sunday slides, D.J. Swearinger points Redskins to Wednesday-Friday

    Washington Post "In offices and workplaces across America, Friday is an unofficial day for downshifting—for dressing on the casual side and letting the mind wander to the weekend in store. But there’s no place for “casual Fridays” in the NFL, at least not on teams that expect to make the playoffs. And that’s..." November 18

  • Josh Norman: Redskins' injuries 'the darndest thing' "Josh Norman can't help but wonder what this Washington Redskins season could have been without the swarm of injuries that blasted through the team throughout the past few weeks. On a roster full of 53 players, 16 have been ruled either out -- including star tight end Jordan Reed (hamstring),..." November 18

  • Daniel Snyder emerges as primary ally of Jerry Jones

    Pro Football Talk "Dogs and cats are indeed living together, as the NFL borders on mass hysteria. In his ongoing assault against the contract extension to be given to Commissioner Roger Goodell, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones still has a small cadre of like-minded owners. The strongest supporter is believed to be the..." November 17

  • Terrelle Pryor and Jordan Reed out against Saints

    Fanrag Sports "The Washington Redskins will be without two of the team’s biggest receiving targets for Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints as both tight end Jordan Reed and wide receiver Terrelle Pryor have been ruled out. Pryor was listed as probable with an ankle injury, but after having been..." November 17

  • Redskins WR Terrelle Pryor to see specialist about foot injury

    ESPN "Washington Redskins receiver Terrelle Pryor will not play against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday and is concerned about his status for the rest of the season after having an MRI on his injured foot. Pryor will visit Dr. Robert Anderson, a noted foot specialist, on Monday in Charlotte, North..." November 17

  • Washington signs Tyler Catalina, places T.J. Clemmings on IR

    Pro Football Talk "Washington can’t catch a break with its offensive line. It announced Thursday it has placed tackle T.J. Clemmings on injured reserve. Clemmings’ ankle injury ended his season after he appeared in six games. Washington claimed him off waivers from the Vikings to become the team’s fourth..." November 16

  • Players to Goodell: We'd like a jet, lifetime insurance and $50 million, too

    ESPN "ESPN reported Sunday that commissioner Roger Goodell had asked for a salary of $49.5 million a year, lifetime use of a private jet and lifetime health insurance for his family in negotiations for a contract extension. Here’s how NFL players are reacting to Goodell’s reported demands: Oakland..." November 16

  • Papa John's tweets apology for being 'divisive' when ripping NFL

    USA Today "A couple weeks after CEO John Schnatter blamed the NFL for sagging pizza sales, Papa John's is trying to tone down the vitriol. Tuesday, the company apologized, said it supports players' protests and denounced neo-nazis, via its Twitter account On the company's earnings call earlier this..." November 15

  • Report: Redskins to sign RB Byron Marshall from Eagles

    247 Sports "Byron Marshall is trading Philadelphia for D.C. According to Master Tesfatsion of the Washington Post, the Washington Redskins are set to sign the Eagles running back off of their practice squad following the injury to Rob Kelley. With Kelley out, the Redskins currently have only two healthy..." November 14

  • Redskins' Rob Kelley, Will Compton go on injured reserve

    ESPN "The Washington Redskins lost two more starters for the season. They placed running back Rob Kelley and linebacker Will Compton on injured reserve Tuesday. Kelley suffered a high ankle sprain and also sprained his left MCL in the first half of Sunday's loss to Minnesota. He had missed two other..." November 14

  • Redskins Audition RB Ronnie Hillman

    Pro Football Rumors "With Rob Kelley dealing with multiple injuries to his left knee, the Redskins auditioned several free agent running backs today. According to ESPN’s Field Yates (via Twitter), the team worked out Ronnie Hillman and Daryl Richardson. Coach Jay Gruden confirmed earlier today that Kelley suffered..." November 14

  • Josh Norman on Washington D: “We didn’t have crap today”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s not as if Washington doesn’t have anything to play for. But it didn’t look that way, at least on defense. After allowing the Vikings to roll up 406 yards and 38 points (including 21 unanswered), members of Washington’s defense said they were a bit to casual about the whole..." November 13

  • Redskins’ Trent Williams returns but is still dealing with knee pain

    Washington Post "Left tackle Trent Williams made his return to the field Sunday in Redskins’ loss to the Minnesota Vikings. He played through a right knee injury that will require surgery and had sidelined him for the previous two games. Williams started and played every snap in the game. “I just came to a..." November 13

  • Washington prematurely said Ryan Grant was cleared in concussion evaluation

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks are being investigated for allowing Russell Wilson to speed through an extremely brief concussion evaluation on Thursday night, and the Colts are facing questions about why Jacoby Brissett was cleared to return to a game in which he suffered a concussion on Sunday. And then there’s..." November 13

  • Trent Williams in, Jordan Reed out for Washington

    Pro Football Talk "Washington’s offense is getting healthier, but not all the way back. Left tackle Trent Williams, who has missed the last two games with a knee injury, is expected to play today against the Vikings, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. But tight end Jordan Reed is out for another week with a..." November 12

  • Washington promotes Brandon Banks, Maurice Harris

    Pro Football Talk "Washington promoted defensive lineman Brandon Banks and wide receiver Maurice Harris from the practice squad. The team placed defensive lineman Arthur Jones on injured reserve and waived offensive guard Tyler Catalina. Jones signed with Washington last week but dislocated his shoulder in..." November 12

  • Redskins Promote Brandon Banks And Maurice Harris To Active Roster "The Washington Redskins announced on Saturday that that have placed defensive lineman Arthur Jones on Injured Reserve and waived guard Tyler Catalina. In corresponding moves, rookie defensive lineman Brandon Banks and wide receiver Maurice Harris have been promoted to the active roster from the..." November 12

  • Josh Norman autographs, gives cleats to military veteran

    Yardbarker "Redskins cornerback Josh Norman came through with a great gesture before Sunday’s game against the Vikings. Norman was seen wearing a customized pair of cleats in honor of Veterans Day during pregame warmups, but he didn’t rock them for long. The Redskins cornerback removed his cleats and..." November 12

  • Scot McCloughan’s grievance hearing set for December 18

    Pro Football Talk "Five weeks from today, Washington faces the Cardinals at home. The next day, Washington takes on a much more familiar foe. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, a hearing has been set for December 18 in the grievance filed by former G.M. Scot McCloughan against the team. Fired by the..." November 12

  • Browns tried to trade for Terrelle Pryor, but Redskins didn't want to deal him

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns tried to get Terrelle Pryor back before the trade deadline last week, but the Redskins didn't want to part with him, league sources told Pryor, who caught 77 passes for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns for the Browns last season, has been benched by the Redskins in..." November 11

  • Mike Shanahan says RGIII ‘really believed he was Aaron Rodgers’

    Washington Post "It’s becoming increasingly clear that the careers of former Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and quarterback Robert Griffin III will be forever linked, especially since neither can seem to stop talking about the other. Shanahan appeared on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed” on Friday afternoon,..." November 11

  • Norman fined $36K for horse-collar tackle on Graham

    Pro Football Talk "Josh Norman will be forking over a fair amount of money for a horse collar tackle in last Sunday’s game against the Seahawks. Norman dragged tight end Jimmy Graham down in the second quarter of the Washington win and PFT confirmed with the league that he was fined $36,464 for the infraction...." November 10

  • ‘I don’t remember anything’: Redskins TE Niles Paul reflects on his concussion

    Washington Post "Niles Paul has suffered a concussion before, but nothing compared to what the Redskins tight end experienced in Week 8 against the Dallas Cowboys. Paul was attended to on the field for several minutes in the first quarter after running back Rob Kelley scored on a one-yard touchdown run. He walked..." November 09

  • NFL: Owners voted unanimously to extend Goodell’s contract in May

    Pro Football Talk "Perhaps the most important point regarding the ongoing effort by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to block the extension of Commissioner Roger Goodell relates to a decision that all 32 owners made in May, including Jones. “I’d say that, on the issue of extending the Commissioner’s contract that in the..." November 09

  • Roger Goodell “Furious” Over Contract Delay

    Pro Football Rumors "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is reportedly “furious” over the league’s insistence that he accept a contract that includes performance-based incentives that could still allow him to reach his prior salaries, according to Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham of A potential Goodell..." November 09

  • Seahawks' Hail Mary attempt vs. Redskins probably shouldn't have happened

    CBS Sports "What is an NFL week of action without some kind of officiating screwup? It's not a normal one, that's what, and this week featured a number of questionable moves by the officials when it came to handling players who are fighting, but it also featured a potential clock mishap at the end of the..." November 08

  • Roger Goodell: NFL fans don’t come to stadiums ‘to be protested to’

    Sportress of Blogitude "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell perhaps made his strongest remarks regarding the league’s national anthem protest controversy by stating, “People come to our stadiums to be entertained and have fun, not to be protested to.” Goodell was a speaker at Bloomberg’s The Year Ahead Summit in New York..." November 08

  • NFL TV numbers decline infecting ESPN's 'Sunday NFL Countdown,' other pregame shows

    Sporting News "Sunday NFL pregame shows are known for their hearty laughter. But there has been little to guffaw about this season. The NFL's TV numbers slide has infected long-running pregame shows on ESPN, NBC Sports and CBS Sports. The hardest hit has been ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" (10 a.m. to 1 p.m...." November 08

  • Bob Costas on the future of football: 'This game destroys people's brains'

    USA Today "As far as longtime sports broadcaster Bob Costas is concerned, the future of football in the United States is clear — and bleak. “The reality is that this game destroys people’s brains," he said Tuesday night. Speaking at a roundtable discussion at the University of Maryland, Costas, who..." November 08

  • Kirk Cousins said Rob Kelley offered to be ‘the sacrificial lamb’ on bad snap

    Washington Post "With the Redskins protecting a 10-2 lead and struggling to generate anything offensively late in the third quarter of Sunday’s game at Seattle, the wheels nearly came off the Washington upset wagon. Backup center Chase Roullier, filling in for the injured Spencer Long for the second consecutive..." November 06

  • Washington’s Rob Kelley will play, won’t have a full workload today

    Pro Football Talk "On an injury-plagued Washington offense, there’s some good news around running back Rob Kelley. Kelley, listed as questionable with an ankle injury, will play today against the Seahawks, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. But Kelley will not have a full workload. Kelley has started..." November 05

  • ‘I’m excited, I’m anxious’: Redskins activate safety DeAngelo Hall off PUP list

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins activated safety DeAngelo Hall of the physically unable to perform list, the team announced Friday night. Hall joins the Redskins’ 53-man roster, and he is expected to make his season debut Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. To make room for Hall on the roster,..." November 05

  • Sheldon Richardson, Trent Williams among inactives in Seattle

    Pro Football Talk "Both the Seahawks and Redskins will be missing some key players for Sunday afternoon’s game in Seattle. Seahawks defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was listed as questionable to play because of an oblique injury, but was left off the active roster for Sunday’s game. Running back C.J. Prosise..." November 05

  • Redskins Waive G Orlando Franklin, Activate S DeAngelo Hall

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Washington Redskins announced Friday night that they’ve activated S DeAngelo Hall from the PUP list and placed OL Orlando Franklin on waivers. Franklin, 29, is a former second-round pick of the Broncos. He finished playing out his four-year rookie contract with Denver and signed a..." November 04

  • Washington activates DeAngelo Hall from PUP

    Pro Football Talk "Washington activated safety DeAngelo Hall from the physically unable to perform list. It waived offensive lineman Orlando Franklin in a corresponding move. Hall, 33, is in his 14th season but has not played since tearing an ACL last season in a Week 3 game. He returned to practice two weeks..." November 04

  • Redskins blast music to prepare for Seahawks crowd noise

    Washington Times "The Washington Redskins held practice in their indoor bubble Friday, blasting music to simulate the heavy amount of crowd noise that they will face Sunday in Seattle. The Seahawks hold one of the best home field advantages in the NFL, in part, because of the noise. To prepare for the noise,..." November 04

  • Jamison Crowder downgraded to out

    Pro Football Talk "Receiver Jamison Crowder joins the list of Washington players who won’t be going to Washington state. Crowder has been downgraded from questionable to out with a hamstring injury; he didn’t travel with the team to Seattle. Also out for Washington are defensive end Matt Ioannidis (hand),..." November 04

  • Jordan Reed ruled out against Seahawks

    Fanrag Sports "The Washington Redskins have had a tough time getting any sort of consistency out of veteran tight end Jordan Reed, more so from a health standpoint than anything else. Adding to the notion, the oft-injured tight end will once again be on the sideline come Sunday as the team has already ruled..." November 03

  • NFL owners called for depositions, cellphone records in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, among others, will be deposed and asked to turn over all cellphone records and emails in relation to the Colin Kaepernick collusion case against the NFL, a league source told ESPN's Adam..." November 03

  • CBS boss Les Moonves: NFL player protests not affecting advertising

    Sporting News "While Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter is blaming “poor leadership” at the NFL, vis a vis player protests during the national anthem, for a decline in the company’s pizza sales, CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves insists there is no evidence of advertiser erosion during broadcasts of the league’s..." November 03

  • Redskins Likely To Activate S DeAngelo Hall From PUP List

    NFL Trade Rumors "Redskins HC Jay Gruden told reporters on Thursday that they will likely activate S DeAngelo Hall from the PUP list before their upcoming game against the Seahawks, per Master Tesfatsion. According to Gruden, the plan to wait and see what their injury situation is before activating Hall, but..." November 02

  • Redskins To Sign DL Arthur Jones

    Pro Football Rumors "The Redskins have agreed to sign free agent defensive lineman Arthur Jones, as the veteran himself indicated on Twitter. John Keim of confirms the pending transaction, noting Washington will make the move official once it decides whom to release in order to create a roster spot. Jones..." November 01

  • Jordan Reed downgraded to doubtful

    247 Sports "Stop me if you've heard this before: Jordan Reed is doubtful to return with an injury. The Washington Redskins tight end suffered a hamstring injury late in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys. Reed was visibly angry on the sideline after picking up the injury. The Redskins are..." October 30

  • Mack Brown claimed on waivers by Vikings, Rodney Adams cut

    247 Sports "Mack Brown is now a member of the Minnesota Vikings. The running back will be heading to the Twin Cities after being claimed off of waivers by the team, they announced officially on Monday. It was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter. He was let go from the Washington Redskins over the..." October 30