Redskins Rumors & News

  • Dan Snyder says Redskins name is 'not an issue' "In rare public remarks, Redskins owner Dan Snyder said Tuesday that instead of criticizing the team's nickname, the focus should be on the issues facing Native Americans. "We understand the issues out there, and we're not an issue," Snyder said, via the Associated Press. "The real issues are..." April 22

  • Foles: DeSean was a 'great teammate to me'

    CSN Philly "Nick Foles was the honorary captain for the Soul on Saturday before the team's home opener at the Wells Fargo Center. The Eagles' quarterback also fielded questions about his football team -- specifically its decision to cut ties with Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson. "You know, it's..." April 21

  • Cowboy fans to new Redskin Jason Hatcher: 'I hope you die'

    Fox Sports "Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher recently said he chose to sign with Washington because he believes Robert Griffin III will take the Redskins to the Super Bowl. Hatcher shared those thoughts and several others with NBC News4's Dianna Marie Russini. The Washington D.C. sports..." April 19

  • Charles Tillman now has a street that crosses RG3′s

    Pro Football Talk "If you’re looking for the intersection of NFL greatness on both sides of the ball, you can always go to Copperas Cove, Texas. There, you can roll down the newly named Charles Tillman Way, which intersects with Robert Griffin III Boulevard. According to KWTX, Tillman had his street named..." April 18

  • Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb arrested in Phoenix area "Former National Football League quarterback Donovan McNabb has been arrested in Mesa, Ariz., police said. A court website showed that he received a criminal traffic citation in January. He has a trial appearance scheduled for May 16. McNabb played 13 seasons in the NFL. He spent time with..." April 18

  • Redskins' Brian Orakpo still hopeful of a long term extension

    CSN Washington "Although Brian Orakpo has already signed his franchise tender, the Redskins’ star outside linebacker remains hopeful that he’ll get a long-term extension prior to next season. “We’ll see, we’ll see,” Orakpo told CSNWashington on Wednesday. “I can’t speak for [General Manager] Bruce [Allen] and..." April 17

  • NFLPA says DeSean Jackson owes Drew Rosenhaus $516K "Good news: DeSean Jackson just signed a three-year, $24 million contract with the Redskins that includes a $5 million signing bonus. Bad news: Jackson will soon be $516,415 lighter in the wallet. This is what the NFLPA has said he owes agent Drew Rosenhaus in unpaid loans and agent fees,..." April 16

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Redskins' contract for safety Akeem Davis was disapproved. Would expect it to be refiled

  • DeSean Jackson reports to Redskins Park

    Washington Post "After spending last week on a previously scheduled vacation, wide receiver DeSean Jackson arrived to the Washington area Sunday night and reported Monday morning to Redskins Park as the team kicked off its second week of the offseason program. The Redskins signed the three-time Pro Bowl wide..." April 14

  • QB coach Terry Shea on RGIII: He reminded me of player I saw coming out of Baylor

    Pro Football Talk "Before the 2012 draft, former NFL quarterbacks coach Terry Shea tutored Robert Griffin III to get him ready for the NFL game. The results were strong during Griffin’s rookie year, but a serious knee injury in the playoffs and a rough 2013 season have raised doubts about Griffin’s long-term..." April 13

  • Redskins foundation golf event loses sponsor in protest

    USA Today "A major Native American organization has canceled its sponsorship of a charity golf tournament in Arizona on Saturday because it doesn't want to be associated with the event's title sponsor — the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation. The National Indian Gaming Association, a..." April 13

  • McCoy Voices Support For DeSean "Until Saturday morning, no Eagles player had spoken out publicly in defense of their former teammate DeSean Jackson. But that changed when LeSean McCoy addressed reporters while taking a break from his football camp at Camden Catholic High School. "It’s a surprise for sure," McCoy said when..." April 12

  • London Fletcher takes a shot at Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "We loved retired linebacker London Fletcher. We may end up loving him even more in retirement. After NFL Network posted a photo of Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo pondering the undulation of a green with Tiger Woods and asked for captions, Fletcher offered up a good one on Twitter, via CSN..." April 12

  • RG3 looks '100 percent healthy'

    USA Today "Robert Griffin III's mechanics are back on point after his footwork lapsed during a miserable 2013 season that ended with the Washington Redskins star quarterback's benching the final five games by fired coach Mike Shanahan. Quarterback guru Terry Shea, who tutored Griffin prior to the 2012..." April 12

  • Andre Roberts must reassess role after DeSean Jackson signing

    CSN Washington "Andre Roberts came to Washington in the hopes of being the No. 2 wide receiver behind Pierre Garçon. But following DeSean Jackson’s surprise arrival earlier this month, Roberts now must grapple with the fact that, in all likelihood, he’ll be Robert Griffin III’s third option at wide..." April 11

  • Redskins still looking to add competition at wide receiver

    Washington Post "The Redskins may have added DeSean Jackson and Andre Roberts this offseason, but apparently, they’re not completely satisfied with where things stand in their receiving unit. The team worked out veteran free agents Austin Collie and Anthony Armstrong on Thursday. Washington didn’t immediately..." April 11

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    Mike Jones @MikeJonesWaPo

    Redskins signed safety Akeem Davis, a free agent who went undrafted out of Memphis last year.

  • Pro Bowl to Arizona in 2015, slated to make Hawaii return in '16 "The National Football League announced today locations and dates for the next two Pro Bowls. The Pro Bowl following the 2014 season will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2015, and televised live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX a..." April 09

  • 10 intriguing storylines in the NFL preseason schedule

    USA Today "Are you ready for some experimental football? Granted, it's only the preseason schedule that the league announced Wednesday. Nonetheless, this summer's exhibition season provides a more compelling reason to watch -- at least during the first two weeks of games that won't seem as..." April 09

  • Redskins add punter Blake Clingan

    Washington Post "The Redskins have signed free agent punter Blake Clingan, according to his agent, David Canter. Washington released the 40-year-old Sav Rocca in March, and in January added free agent Robert Malone, a third-year pro, who has spent time with the Jets and Buccaneers. Clingan played for the..." April 09

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    Brian McIntyre @brian_mcintyre

    The Bears were awarded WR Josh Bellamy off waivers from the Redskins

  • 15d
    Ross Jones @RossJonesFOX

    Former Redskins CB Josh Wilson has agreed to terms with Falcons, per source.

  • 15d
    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Redskins DE Brandon Moore suspended for first four games of season, per league source.

  • DeSean Jackson misses first week of Redskins offseason workouts "Offseason workouts for those teams who have new head coaches began Monday, two weeks before the rest of the league's squads could start. Thus, the Redskins and new coach Jay Gruden began training for the 2014 season on Monday. The Eagles with second-year coach Chip Kelly did not. And that..." April 08

  • Redskins release Josh Hull, Ryan Mouton & Josh Bellamy

    Fansided "The Washington Redskins have been very busy in the offseason, most notably canning Mike Shanahan in favor of former Cincinnati Bengals’ offensive coordinator Jay Gruden, signing Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jason Hatcher away from the rival Dallas Cowboys and, of course, signing wide receiver DeSean..." April 05

  • DeSean Jackson on being released by Eagles: I was definitely hurt "In his first television interview since being released by the Eagles on March 28, DeSean Jackson said he was hurt by the move and that coach Chip Kelly didn't specifically explain to him why he was released. "I was definitely hurt," Jackson said of being cut by the Eagles in an interview with..." April 05

  • DeSean Jackson Was A Problem For Kelly, Eagles In Locker Room

    CBS Philly "In the days following DeSean Jackson’s release by the Eagles, speculation ran rampant as to the reasons why. Everything was to blame from Jackson’s petulant, rambunctious sideline behavior, to his alleged gang ties, to Jackson’s character, to this being Chip Kelly’s fault. But what a number of..." April 04

  • Redskins bring Rob Jackson back again

    Pro Football Talk "The Redskins must have a thing for giving Jacksons a second chance this week The team announced they had re-signed outside linebacker Rob Jackson Friday afternoon. He had 2.0 sacks for them last year, after returning from a four-game suspension. He’s been a serviceable edge rusher in the..." April 04

  • Washington signs Colt McCoy

    Pro Football Talk "There’s a new backup quarterback in Washington. Colt McCoy, the former Texas Longhorns star who was a third-round pick of the Browns in 2010, signed with Washington today. McCoy hasn’t found much success so far in his NFL career. In three years with the Browns he started 21 games but..." April 03

  • RGIII says he’s still wearing No. 10

    Pro Football Talk "Among the questions that wide receiver DeSean Jackson faced during a Wednesday conference call formally introducing him as a member of the Redskins was one about what jersey number he’d be wearing in 2014. Jackson wore No. 10 with the Eagles, a number that’s been on quarterback Robert Griffin..." April 03

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Redskins make official they have signed QB Colt McCoy

  • Source: LAPD confirms Jackson's gang ties to 49ers, Raiders

    CSN Bay Area "The San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders both reached out to the Los Angeles Police Department to confirm reports of DeSean Jackson's continued involvement with alleged members of Los Angeles street gangs; LAPD confirmed the reports, has learned. Last week, reported..." April 02

  • DeSean Jackson is hoping Robert Griffin III will switch to No. 3 "DeSean Jackson is officially a Washington Redskin. We know that because he signed his contract on Tuesday afternoon. Now the next question is: What number will Jackson wear in Washington? And that question isn't as easy to answer as it might seem. Since his rookie year in 2008, Jackson has..." April 02

  • Report: Jackson Agrees To Deal With Redskins "Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has agreed with the Washington Redskins. Jackson will join Washington on a three-year deal, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Jackson's addition seemed to be a certainty ever since he arrived in northern Virginia late Monday..." April 02

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    Mike Jones @MikeJonesWaPo

    #Redskins announced they have officially signed Ryan Clark.

  • 22d
    Jeff Legwold @Jeff_Legwold

    #Broncos have agreed to terms with former Redskins C Will Montgomery on a one-year deal.

  • Sources: Jackson close with Redskins "The Washington Redskins and wide receiver DeSean Jackson appear to be moving closer to an agreement on a contract, sources told ESPN. Jackson arrived in northern Virginia on Monday night and dined with members of the Redskins coaching staff, including coach Jay Gruden. He later went to a club..." April 01

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    Tim McManus @Tim_McManus

    Said a source close to Jackson on Redskins: "Done deal."

  • Redskins, Jackson appear ready to do business

    CSN Washington "During NFL free agency, many players make visits to various teams. The player meets the head coach, GM, and maybe his position coach. They get acquainted, watch some film, maybe have some dinner. They might discuss contract numbers and perhaps a firm offer. But a visit like that rarely results in..." April 01

  • Ryan Clark heads to Washington

    Pro Football Talk "Veteran safety Ryan Clark has found his new home, and it’s one of his former homes. Clark has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Washington, according to multiple reports. The 34-year-old Clark previously played in Washington from 2004 to 2005 after starting his career as an..." March 31

  • Jay Gruden on RGIII: There’s not much I can throw at him that he can’t do

    Pro Football Talk "The Redskins are visiting with wide receiver DeSean Jackson on Monday with designs on adding him to the offense that Jay Gruden is putting together for his first season as the team’s head coach. Jackson’s arrival would presumably lead to a revision of whatever Gruden’s drawn up to this point in..." March 30

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    Tarik El-Bashir @TarikCSN

    Richard Crawford says his surgically repaired knee is coming along. Won't know when he can return until he visits Dr. Andrews for checkup.

  • DeAngelo Hall wants DeSean in Washington

    CSN Washington "Two times a season for the past six years, DeAngelo Hall’s challenge when the Redskins faced the Eagles was to shut down DeSean Jackson. So, as you might imagine, he was quite excited to hear that the free agent wide receiver -- cut loose by the Eagles on Friday in a surprising development --..." March 30

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Redskins sources: DeSean Jackson is expected to visit with Washington this Monday

  • 28d
    Mike Jones @MikeJonesWaPo

    #Redskins announce Orakpo has signed his franchise tag tender.

  • Jay Gruden: No calls on Cousins "Kirk Cousins let it be known early in the offseason he’d welcome a trade. The Redskins let it be known they didn’t want to deal him. And perhaps that’s why Redskins coach Jay Gruden said no team has called them about the third-year quarterback. That’s fine with Gruden. Robert Griffin III is..." March 26

  • Gruden in no hurry to give Orakpo a long-term contract

    CSN Washington "Redskins coach Jay Gruden is in no hurry to get Brian Orakpo, the team’s franchise tagged outside linebacker, a long-term contract. In fact, it might not be something that happens this year. Speaking at the NFL owners meetings in Orlando, Gruden said that he “wouldn’t mind letting him play out..." March 26

  • New NFL rules include more fumble reviews, higher goalposts

    USA Today "Five rules changes, an extensive crackdown on on-field taunting and abusive language and a two-game preseason experiment that will move extra-point attempts from the 2-yard line to the 20 (effectively a 38-yard try) will bring a new look to the 2014 NFL season. Representatives from all 32 teams..." March 26

  • Redskins seem content on letting Brian Orakpo play under tag "Earlier this month, the Redskins used their franchise tag for 2014 on linebacker Brian Orakpo, meaning they would have to pay him $11.45 million if the two sides couldn't agree to a long-term deal. Sounds like Orakpo can expect the $11.45 million. Redskins coach Jay Gruden said at..." March 26

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    John Keim @john_keim

    FWIW: The #Redskins remain interested in WR Kenny Britt, source says. Just waiting for his decision to be made.

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