Redskins Rumors & News

  • Washington takes a flier on Connor Halliday

    Pro Football Talk "Good news, Robert Griffin III — your team didn’t draft a quarterback. Bad news (possibly), Robert Griffin III — your team may have nevertheless added your eventual replacement. Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday, whose final college season was marred by a broken ankle, has agreed to..." May 04

  • Redskins go small in fourth round with Duke WR Crowder

    CSN Washington "Washington tabbed Duke wide receiver Jamison Crowder with the 105th pick of the draft. After picking three players who were among the biggest at their positions, they went with speed and shiftiness in Crowder. At 5-8 and 185 pounds, Crowder becomes the smallest receiver on the roster. But he’ll..." May 03

  • Redskins go local with fourth-round pick of OL Kouandjio

    CSN Washington "Continuing a theme they started with their top pick in the draft, the Redskins have added more heft to their offensive line, taking guard Arie Kouandjio out of Alabama with their second pick of the fourth round. The started off the draft by taking 6-5, 319-lb. G/T Brandon Scherff out of Iowa..." May 03

  • Redskins take LB Martrell Spaight out of Arkansas

    CSN Washington "The Redskins added some depth to their linebacker corps, taking Arkansas linebacker Martrell Spaight with their initial pick of the fifth round. Spaight played outside linebacker at for the Razorbacks but at 6-0, 236 lb. it seems likely that he will compete for playing time at inside..." May 03

  • Redskins grab three players in sixth round

    CSN Washington "The Redskins got some business done in a short period of time in the sixth round of the draft, adding a safety, a cornerback, and a wide receiver. The safety is Kyshoen Jarrett of Virginia Tech. He was a three-year starter for the Hokies, He is a bit smaller than Scot McCloughan's ideal size..." May 03

  • Jay Gruden says Alfred Morris 'won't be affected' by Matt Jones' arrival "The Washington Redskins changed their focus in the run game. What they say they're not ready to do is change their running backs, despite adding one in the third round Friday. When you have a running back who has rushed for 3,962 yards in his first three seasons, there's not a huge need to make..." May 03

  • Size, versatility, potential drew Redskins to Preston Smith, Matt Jones

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins continued their trend of adding players with impressive size, physicality and versatility in rounds 2 and 3 of Friday’s NFL Draft. In Mississippi State’s Preston Smith (second round), Washington got a 6-foot-5, 271-pound player that team officials believe is still..." May 02

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    Mike Jones @MikeJonesWaPo

    Gruden says Alfred Morris remains the guy, but that Jones will help spell him.

  • Redskins address offensive line, taking Iowa’s Brandon Scherff

    Washington Post "With the top outside linebacker prospect off the board following the Jacksonville Jaguars’s selection of Florida’s Dante Fowler at third overall, the Washington Redskins stayed put at fifth overall and chose to address the other side of the ball, selecting Iowa’s Brandon Scherff. The team had a..." May 01

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    John Keim @john_keim

    The Redskins have selected OL Brandon Scherff with the fifth pick. #WASpick

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Report: Redskins, Jets interested in moving down in draft

    The Score "While much of the pre-draft speculation has centered around the Tennessee Titans and the No. 2 overall pick, they aren't the only team with a high draft pick worth keeping an eye on. One club official handling trade conversations for his team told Peter King of The MMQB that the Washington..." April 30

  • Redskins' GM: Extension talks with Williams, Kerrigan are 'ongoing'

    CSN Washington "While he was discussing the upcoming draft and what qualities he looks for in players who could be his team’s first-round pick, Scot McCloughan addressed the futures of two Redskins first-round picks from earlier this decade. The general manager was asked about contract extensions for left..." April 29

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • Browns talking to Redskins about trade into top five "Last year, the Cleveland Browns opted to trade out of a top five pick. They might do the opposite on Thursday. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Browns have talked with the Redskins over the past week about the possibility of moving up to the fifth overall pick. Rapoport..." April 28

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Scot McCloughan hopes to turn Redskins’ seven draft picks into 10

    Washington Times "When the NFL draft begins Thursday night, the Washington Redskins will have seven picks, one in each round beginning with the fifth overall selection. First-year general manager Scot McCloughan hopes to turn those seven picks into 10. In a press conference at Redskins Park on Monday, McCloughan..." April 28

  • Browns, Redskins talk deal; Mariota in mind? "The Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins discussed a deal for the fifth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, which begins Thursday in Chicago. Cleveland has a pair of first-round picks -- 12th and 19th overall -- and could use one or both to move up in order to be in position to select..." April 28

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe -- 'Redskins Should Be In Virginia' ... 'Aggressively Working Deal' "The governor of Virginia says he's "aggressively" trying to move the Redskins OUT of Washington D.C. and into the 10th state -- telling TMZ Sports it's simply "where they belong." Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been gunning for a brand new football stadium in Virginia -- and strongly believes it..." April 27

  • Washington picks up 2016 option on Robert Griffin III’s contract

    Pro Football Talk "Word on Monday morning was that the Redskins were likely to pick up the 2016 option on quarterback Robert Griffin III’s option and it moved to a done deal in the middle of the day. Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan announced that the team is exercising their option on Griffin’s pick..." April 27

  • Washington GM Scot McCloughan Open to Trade Down in Round 1

    Sportsnaut "Washington general manager Scot McCloughan held his pre-draft press conference on Monday. During that Q&A with the press, Washington’s new general manager indicated that it could potentially trade down from the No. 5 position in the 2015 NFL Draft. Interestingly enough, McCloughan hinted that..." April 27

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    As I said on @NFL_AM, I'm told Redskins are likely to pick up Robert Griffin III's option for 2016. They view as a franchise tag, of sorts.

  • DeSean Jackson gets a reality show

    Pro Football Talk "There’s something about former Eagles receivers and reality TV. Joining Terrell Owens and Hank Baskett, DeSean Jackson will be appearing on television in a capacity other than playing football. Via Clinton Yates of the Washington Post, Jackson will appear on a new BET series dubbed Home Team,..." April 26

  • Washington’s decision on RG3 option may hinge on the draft

    Pro Football Talk "New Washington General Manager Scot McCloughan has to make his two biggest decisions to date in the next two weeks: What to do with the fifth overall pick in the draft, and what to do with Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year contract option. The second decision may depend on the first. The..." April 22

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • Jackson-Rosenhaus legal battle about to wrap up

    Fox Sports "The long-running legal battle between Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson and well-known sports agent Drew Rosenhaus is finally nearing its end. A source told FOX Sports that a California federal court judge is expected to rule by late May about Jackson's appeal of a $516,415..." April 22

  • Report: Redskins inclined to pick up RG3's contract option

    CSN Washington "It has been widely assumed that the Redskins will not pick up the fifth-year option on the contract of quarterback Robert Griffin III. Now one report says, well, not so fast. Citing a source familiar with the situation, the Washington Post reports that the Redskins are expected to pick up the..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

  • Tom Brady won’t give RG3 advice until after he retires

    Larry Brown Sports "Tom Brady may have a “nice guy” persona to the public, but that doesn’t mean he’s a sweetheart when it comes to his opponents. In fact, Brady is so competitive that he declined to give advice to a fellow QB until after his playing career is over. Last year the Patriots and Redskins held joint..." April 21

  • RG3 wants to make football fun again

    SB Nation "Plenty has changed for Robert Griffin III since he won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award in 2012. There's a chance he could become a free agent in 2016 and this could be his last chance to stick with the team that drafted him. That's not his focus right now, however. In an interview..." April 20

  • Robert Griffin III ‘wouldn’t be bummed’ if Redskins don’t pick up 2016 option

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Redskins are one of several teams who have been linked to former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota this offseason, which says a lot about where Robert Griffin III currently stands. Whether the Redskins draft a quarterback or not, it’s fair to wonder if 2015 will be Griffin’s last..." April 20

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • Robert Griffin III eagerly preparing for vital season with Redskins "Robert Griffin III stands at a crossroads in his day, briefly scanning the menu at a Pei Wei Asian Diner in a suburban South Florida shopping center Friday evening, right now just a man in search of a simple, hot dinner. He is wearing a T-shirt featuring three loudly printed words that have..." April 20

  • Kicker Kai Forbath signs restricted free agent tender to return to Redskins

    Washington Post "Kicker Kai Forbath has signed his restricted free agent tender and will return to Washington for another season. The fourth-year veteran announced the news via social media Wednesday night. The team had extended the tender, which is worth $1.54 million, last month. Forbath had yet to put pen to..." April 15

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • Robert Griffin III Addresses Rumors that the Redskins are Targeting a QB in the Draft

    Sportsnaut "There have been numerous rumors surface over the past couple weeks that the Washington Redskins are potentially looking into selecting Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota in the upcoming NFL draft. These rumors fly in the face of head coach Jay Gruden’s proclamation that Robert Griffin III is the..." April 13

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • Robert Griffin III's feelings aren't hurt by Redskins QB reset talk "The Washington Redskins have been connected to Marcus Mariota in the upcoming NFL Draft. Even if they can't get him in for a visit. The potential investment in a quarterback doesn't bother their current quarterback though. Or at least Robert Griffin III is saying it doesn't. RG3 was asked by..." April 13

  • Trent Williams dismisses agent Ben Dogra

    Washington Post "Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams has parted ways with agent Ben Dogra, who had represented him since 2010. Williams, who made the decision last week, confirmed the move via text message on Friday, and said he retained Vincent Taylor of MS World LLC, who along Dogra had represented Williams..." April 12

  • Jason Campbell leans toward retirement

    Pro Football Talk "Ten years ago, Washington made quarterback Jason Campbell a first round draft pick. He’s closing in on calling it a career. Per a league source, Campbell has rejected multiple opportunities to sign a contract for 2015, with the Ravens and Bengals among the franchises to which Campbell said..." April 11

  • Ex-NFL CB: After The Draft My Mom Said I Owed Her $1 Million

    Black Sports Online "We hear it all the time. “How do athletes who make millions of dollars go broke?” Ex-NFL CB Phillip Buchanon breaks down in his book “New Money: Staying Rich” how easily it can happen. Here are a couple of excerpts. In the excerpt, the former NFL cornerback talks about family members,..." April 11

  • Trent Williams dismisses agent Ben Dogra

    Washington Post "Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams has parted ways with agent Ben Dogra, who had represented him since 2010. Williams, who made the decision last week, confirmed the move via text message on Friday, and said he retained Vincent Taylor of MS World LLC, who along Dogra had represented Williams..." April 10

  • Mariota visit to Redskins Park called off

    CSN Washington "So maybe the Redskins aren’t hot on the trail of Marcus Mariota after all. There were plans to have the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback visit Redskins Park at some point during the pre-draft process. But according to Albert Breer of NFL Media, the trip has been cancelled. Breer said that..." April 09

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Griffin needs to be competent before he can be great

    CSN Washington "If Robert Griffin III is going to make it as an NFL quarterback, it seems as though he should keep one old adage in mind. Learn to walk before you run. Griffin wants to be a great quarterback and there certainly is nothing wrong with that. But he must first learn to be a competent..." April 08

  • Eagles, E.J. Biggers sign one-year contract

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to a report from Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports, the Philadelphia Eagles have signed free agent defensive back E.J. Biggers to a one-year contract. The team has since officially confirmed the deal. This news hardly comes as a surprise. Earlier reports on Tuesday indicated Biggers was..." April 07

  • RG3 on Gruden: Not my job to judge the coach

    CSN Washington "Jay Gruden's first season as Redskins head coach had many more downs than ups, and a consistent source of frustration seemed to be his quarterback situation. Robert Griffin III started the season as Washington's starter, but sustained an injury Week 2 that altered the course of his 2014 season. He..." April 07

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    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley visiting Redskins today, per source. Has previously visited with Dolphins and Jets.

  • Gruden: 'Stability' on special teams is key for Redskins in '15

    CSN Washington "Although Jay Gruden was pleased with the progress made by the Redskins’ special teams units last season, the head coach wants more consistency in 2015. How will that be achieved? Through improved depth and a better grasp of coordinator Ben Kotwica’s schemes, he said recently. In Gruden’s..." April 05