Redskins Rumors & News

  • Report: NFL thinking about eliminating the preseason

    Sportsnaut "The NFL preseason isn’t for everyone. The casual fan really isn’t interested in watching training camp bodies play in a meaningless game. Though, it’s still a cash cow. Interest is there. Stadiums sell out. The cost of television rights remain relatively high. In reality, it makes very..." August 28

  • Hall defends low hits: 'Send a check for $30K and I'll gladly hit you up high'

    ESPN "Washington Redskins safety DeAngelo Hall defended a low hit that injured Buffalo Bills tight end Chris Gragg in Friday's preseason meeting between the two teams, telling Gragg in a tweet Saturday that he targeted his legs because the NFL would have fined the veteran defensive back for tackling..." August 28

  • Cousins tosses three TD passes in Redskins' victory

    The Sports Xchange "Kirk Cousins threw three second-quarter touchdown passes and the Washington Redskins defeated the Buffalo Bills 21-16 in a preseason game Friday night at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Buffalo quarterback E.J. Manuel drove the Bills from their own 34 to a first-and-goal at the Washington seven..." August 27

  • Ryan Kerrigan and Keith Marshall are each scheduled to have an MRI exam

    Washington Post "Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan strained a groin on the first defensive series of Friday night’s preseason game against the Buffalo Bills, and did not return. Meanwhile, rookie running back Keith Marshall left the game with a strained elbow. Immediately following the game, which..." August 27

  • In Redskins’ third preseason game, defensive battles might have been settled

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins emerged from their 21-16 preseason win over the Buffalo Bills having gained some much-needed clarity at two key areas of their defense — inside linebacker and defensive line. Joe Barry and his defense entered training camp with most of the starting jobs nailed down. But..." August 27

  • Center Bryan Stork informs Redskins of plans to report this weekend

    Washington Post "Center Bryan Stork has informed the Washington Redskins that he plans to report to team headquarters sometime this weekend, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The Redskins received news of the third-year pro’s plans a day after they acquired him from the New England..." August 26

  • Demaryius Thomas on tweet to Josh Norman: Not trash talk, was speaking fact

    ESPN "One man's trash (talk) is another man's truth. At least that's the way Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas sees it. Asked after Thursday's practice why he posted a picture on Twitter wearing his Super Bowl ring with a tweet directed at Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman that..." August 25

  • Zach Ertz fires back at Josh Norman

    Sportsnaut "Washington’s Josh Norman has been very vocal since inking a deal as the NFL’s richest cornerback. Besides the ongoing dispute between Norman and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., the corner recently made it known that he doesn’t think that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam..." August 25

  • Bryan Stork Considering Retirement

    Pro Football Rumors "Bryan Stork has spent more time on the front page of PFR than we could have ever imagined. This morning, Stork was supposedly on the verge of being released by the Patriots. This afternoon, he was traded to the Redskins. Now, there’s word that the center could just retire instead, as Brian McNally..." August 24

  • Patriots trade center Bryan Stork to Redskins

    NFL.com "Over the past two seasons, Bryan Stork started 17 games at center for the New England Patriots. On Wednesday, he will find himself with another team. The Patriots traded their 2014 fourth-round draft pick to the Washington Redskins in exchange for a conditional draft pick, NFL Media Insider Ian..." August 24

  • Josh Norman on Increased Attention: I'm No Longer the Underdog

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Things turned upside down for Josh Norman this summer, and as the coverage surrounding his every word increases, the new Redskins cornerback knows what to expect. The latest batch of bulletin board material came from an ESPN the Magazine article in which Norman proclaimed, among other things, that..." August 24

  • Josh Norman’s NFL friends are threatening Odell Beckham

    New York Post "So much for a ceasefire. Though Josh Norman told The Post six days ago he was done talking about Odell Beckham Jr., the Redskins cornerback had some highly provocative rivalry fodder up his sleeve, saying the Giants wide receiver is in for a “rough” year. “Everybody saw what he was,” Norman..." August 23

  • Josh Norman: Panthers wanted it about Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly

    Pro Football Talk "Pulling a franchise tag from a player you wanted to keep around on a long-term deal is a pretty extreme move. But the farther you get from Carolina’s decision to part ways with cornerback Josh Norman this spring, the clearer it becomes that a divorce was probably inevitable. In the ESPN the..." August 23

  • Josh Norman: 'I'm the best cornerback on Earth'

    ESPN "It's May in Paris, and Josh Norman and I are standing in the Louvre Museum. We are politely swimming through a sea of tourists, hoping to see some of the world's greatest art. We are sleep-deprived from our trans-Atlantic flight. Neither one of us can speak a lick of French. For Norman, it's his..." August 23

  • Josh Norman unloads on Goodell: He is 'straight horrible'

    NESN "Josh Norman vs. Odell Beckham Jr. is one of their fiercest 1-on-1 rivalries in the NFL, but Norman might have one brewing with commissioner Roger Goodell, too. The Washington Redskins cornerback is on the upcoming cover of ESPN The Magazine, which also features a pretty interesting feature on..." August 23

  • Matt Jones’s injury opens the door for Redskins’ other running backs to shine

    Washington Post "Friday night, in their second preseason game, Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden decided to sit quarterback Kirk Cousins and eight other starters because he wanted to get an extended look at some of his backups against the New York Jets’ first unit. One of the starters who did play was..." August 22

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Redskins defeat Jets with wild finish

    The Sports Xchange "Nate Sudfeld's 18-yard touchdown pass with 29 seconds remaining capped a wild fourth quarter as the Washington Redskins defeated the New York Jets 22-18 on Friday night. Colt McCoy threw two touchdown passes to Rashad Ross for the Redskins, who played without several starters, including..." August 20

  • Matt Jones exits game with sprained AC joint

    NFL.com "Washington Redskins running back Matt Jones suffered an AC sprain in his left shoulder during the first quarter in Friday's game against the New York Jets. Jones left for the locker room to undergo X-rays and later returned to the sideline with his left shoulder in a sling." August 20

  • Jay Gruden: “No expectations” for Josh Doctson’s return date

    Pro Football Talk "A report last weekend gave a timeline of a week or two before wide receiver Josh Doctson would be ready to come off the PUP list and practice with his Redskins teammates for the first time since injuring his Achilles in the spring. That’s not a timeline that coach Jay Gruden is publicly..." August 18

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • Josh Norman flattered by Odell Beckham Jr.’s continued trash talk

    Sportress of Blogitude "Both Josh Norman and Odell Beckham Jr. have attempted at various points since their infamous brawl last season to put an end to their feud. Despite their apparent best efforts, the trash talk persisted throughout the offseason. With the two former combatants residing in the same division it now..." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Cousins wants Redskins to be Spurs of NFL: 'Just be super boring'

    The Score "Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins doesn't mind being boring. In fact, he prefers it. During a news conference Sunday at training camp, Cousins said he wants the Redskins to win without the drama, like the NBA's San Antonio Spurs. " August 14

  • With Pierre Thomas still unsigned, Redskins have RB options

    ESPN "The Washington Redskins' running game in Thursday's preseason opener against Atlanta didn't leave fans with much confidence it had improved over last season. So that's a natural topic for the mailbag. John Keim: OK, I answered this one because several questions last week pertained to the run..." August 13

  • Josh Norman 'sad' he won't get to face Julio Jones in NFC South anymore

    ESPN "It was a sign of mutual respect when Julio Jones and Josh Norman, former rivals in the NFC South, huddled at midfield Thursday night engaged in extended conversation. The two didn't get a chance to square off as the Atlanta Falcons defeated the Washington Redskins 23-17 in the preseason opener...." August 12

  • Big kickoff return lifts Falcons past Redskins

    The Sports Xchange "J.D. McKissic, an undrafted rookie from Arkansas State, stunned the Washington Redskins by returning the second-half kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown and the host Atlanta Falcons opened the preseason with a 23-17 victory on Thursday night. Falcons backup quarterback Matt Schaub completed 10..." August 11

  • Josh Norman Joins Fox

    SI "Few in the NFL prey on individual warfare quite like Josh Norman who, in the last year, has publicly challenged Odell Beckham Jr., Max Kellerman, Patrick Peterson, Deion Sanders and Roddy White among others. Washington’s ambitious cornerback has never shied from asserting his beliefs. So in..." August 08

  • Kirk Cousins believes continuity has Redskins’ offense further along than usual

    Washington Post "Through the first eight practice sessions of Redskins training camp, Kirk Cousins and his offense have yet to achieve perfection, although that’s their daily goal. However, the quarterback believes that miscues are fewer and farther between, and less egregious than in training camps..." August 08

  • Josh Norman on Patrick Peterson: 'He shouldn't be trolling me'

    ESPN "Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman fired back at Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, who took a jab at Norman on Twitter over his Madden NFL 17 ranking. After a video from practice surfaced last week of wide receiver Pierre Garcon running past Norman in a one-on-one drill,..." August 05

  • Redskins' Doctson in walking boot, could miss up to 2 weeks

    The Score "Washington Redskins rookie receiver Josh Doctson will miss one-to-two weeks of training camp with an Achilles injury, ESPN's John Keim reports, citing multiple sources. Doctson has been intermittently wearing a walking boot on his left foot as of Wednesday morning. He was placed on the..." August 04

  • Patrick Peterson, Josh Norman are feuding over their Madden ratings

    Larry Brown Sports "Who’s the best cornerback in the NFL? If the Madden 17 ratings are to be believed, it’s Josh Norman. According to Patrick Peterson, that’s nonsense. Last Friday, Peterson replied to a video of Norman in camp with Washington being torched by Pierre Garcon and used it as an opportunity to pick at..." August 03

  • Redskins GM Scot McCloughan injures hand in frustration after getting injury report

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan arrived at training camp on Friday with his left hand wrapped. On ESPN 980, former player Chris Cooley shared the story of what happened, which involved a team doctor calling McCloughan to share injury news about receiver Josh Doctson, a..." July 29

  • Redskins' Doctson starts rookie camp on PUP list

    The Score "Josh Doctson will have to wait before he sees his first reps in an NFL training camp. The Washington Redskins' rookie wideout has been placed on the physically unable to perform list with an Achilles injury that forced him to miss time in the spring. Doctson's injury isn't thought to be..." July 28

  • Washington could be in the veteran RB market later

    Washington Post "Matt Jones is the likely top dog in the running backs corps as the Washington Redskins head into training camp, but there are concerns — his surgically repaired hip and his fumbling issues, first and foremost. And while the 23-year-old running back, who rushed for 480 rushing yards, three..." July 28

  • Who reaches Super Bowl LI? 2016 NFL record projections for all 32 teams

    USA Today "Heading into training camps, all 32 NFL teams have essentially taken shape. So before injuries, benchings, firings, (more) suspensions and hot streaks start shaping the 2016 season, here's USA TODAY Sports' annual projection of how the season will unfold with record projections for each team based..." July 27

  • Kirk Cousins has excellent take on franchise tag

    Sportsnaut "Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins understands what’s at stake this upcoming season as he plays it out under the franchise tag. Cousins realizes that Washington isn’t exactly sold on him as a long-term starter at this time. That the team used the franchise tag on him this year shows a..." July 27

  • Redskins have discussed Greg Hardy as Junior Galette replacement

    SI "The Washington Redskins have discussed signing Greg Hardy as a replacement for injured linebacker Junior Galette, ESPN’s Ed Werder reports. Galette sustained a torn Achilles on Monday and will miss a second straight season for Washington. Cornerback Josh Norman was a teammate of Hardy’s with..." July 26

  • Redskins LB Junior Galette tears Achilles, out for the season

    SI "Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette will miss the entire 2016-17 season with a torn Achilles that will require season-ending surgery, according to NFL media's Rand Getlin. Galette missed the 2015 season with a torn Achilles. The new injury is not related to the previous torn Achilles..." July 25

  • Jordan Reed leads Redskins’ talented tight end group

    Washington Times "Before the Washington Redskins made it out of the preseason in 2015, they lost tight ends Niles Paul and Logan Paulsen to season-ending injuries. Paul broke his left ankle in the first preseason game and Paulsen needed surgery to repair turf toe – leaving the Redskins without two of the three..." July 23

  • Jay Gruden gives out primo parking spots to hard-working players

    Yardbarker "Parking is one of the most annoying, stressful and sometimes disheartening aspects of modern society. Nobody likes to park far away from where they have to go, especially at work. Some would do anything in order to earn better parking spots. Jay Gruden, head coach of Washington’s NFL team, has..." July 23

  • Washington cuts injury-plagued linebacker Adam Hayward

    Pro Football Talk "Adam Hayward, a Washington linebacker and special teams player who has played well at times but been plagued by injuries, has been released. The team announced the move this morning. The 32-year-old Hayward has spent the last two years in Washington." July 22

  • Redskins’ Josh Norman can only laugh about Odell Beckham Jr.’s comments

    Washington Post "Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was in New York on Thursday to promote his partnership with Thync, whose wearable device promises to help users activate their body’s natural state of energy or calm. During a Facebook Live chat with Business Insider reporter Scott Davis, Norman was asked about..." July 22

  • Kedric Golston: Players should blame ourselves for giving Goodell power

    Pro Football Talk "NFL players frequently complain that Commissioner Roger Goodell has too much power to discipline them on his own whim. Washington defensive tackle Kedric Golston says when his fellow players want to know who to blame for that, they should look in the mirror. Golston writes at TheMMQB.com that..." July 21

  • McCloughan hopes Cousins is Redskins’ QB for ‘a long time’

    CSN Washington "Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 21, seven days before the Washington Redskins start training camp in Richmond. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 193 days ago. It will be 53 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: Preseason..." July 21

  • An Overwhelming Number Of People Don’t Think Kids Should Play Tackle Football

    Uproxx "The true toll that playing football takes on the brain has come into focus over the last several years. We’ve reached a point where even the NFL is saying that playing can cause irreparable brain damage (Tell the truth! Tell the truth!), so it’s clear that America will need to reckon with the..." July 20

  • Odell Beckham accuses Josh Norman of riding his coattails

    New York Post "A five-year, $75 million contract with more than $51 million in guaranteed money provided plenty of reason for Josh Norman to join the Washington Redskins, but Odell Beckham Jr. believes he was also a significant factor in his rival’s move. The Giants star receiver, who infamously fought with..." July 20

  • Former Redskins teammate not a big fan of Robert Griffin III

    Sportsnaut "To say that Robert Griffin III was a divisive figure during his four-year tenure with the Washington Redskins would be an understatement. Griffin III saw his career get off to a rock-solid start, as he led Washington to a division title as a rookie. Since suffering a late-season injury that..." July 20

  • Despite Rooney Rule, minority NFL coaches still aren't hired often enough

    Sporting News "The number of minority coaches and assistants in the NFL has flatlined to an incredibly low number, ESPN.com reports. In the past five years, 22 new coaches have been hired, with Todd Bowles being the only minority coach hired despite the parameters set by the Rooney Rule in 2003. Former NFL..." July 19