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  • Should the Redskins Be Worried about the Green Bay Packers?

    Hogs Haven "Team: Green Bay Packers 2017 Record: 7-9 (3rd, NFC North) 2018 Record: 1-0-1 (t-1st, NFC North) Outlook: Mike McCarthy’s Packers were 4-1 when Aaron Rodgers got knocked out early against the Minnesota Vikings on October 15. Predictably, Green Bay wasn’t..." September 22

  • The Redskins week that was — Under pressure, run game woes

    NBC Sports Washington "Here is what you need to know on Saturday, September 22, one day before the Washington Redskins host the Green Bay Packers  . Talking points A look at some of the most popular posts and hottest topics of the week on Real Redskins and NBC Sports..." September 22

  • Redskins Cut WR Breshad Perriman

    Pro Football Rumors "Breshad Perriman‘s stint in Washington has already come to an end. reports (via Twitter) that the Redskins have released the wide receiver. According to PFT, the organization “indicated it could bring him back in the future.” Meanwhile, ESPN’s John..." September 22

  • When players went on strike for better benefits, Eric Dickerson undermined them

    Pro Football Talk "Eric Dickerson is now speaking out for the idea that Hall of Fame players should be paid $300,000 a year in retirement. But when Dickerson was an active player, supporting the retired players was not his concern. In 1987, the NFL players went on strike, and among the key pieces of..." September 20

  • Are the Redskins running the ball too much on first down?

    NBC Sports Washington "After one loss, the play calling of Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is already under fire. After years of being criticized for abandoning the running game, some are saying that he is now running too often, at least on first down.  The decision of what to do on first-and-10 is..." September 19

  • Eric Dickerson: NFL should pay each Hall of Famer $300,000 a year

    Pro Football Talk "When Eric Dickerson released a statement calling for an annual salary for Hall of Famers, he didn’t say what that salary should be. But now he has given a dollar amount of $300,000 annually. “If it was up to me, I think every Hall of Famer would get about..." September 19

  • The Redskins’ inconsistency is a consistent issue

    NBC Sports Washington "A home loss to a team that was 4-12 a year ago, 0-1 this year, has a rookie head coach, and is clearly in rebuilding mode is more than just a mark in the “L” column. In the case of the Redskins’ loss to the Colts on Sunday, they also lost an opportunity.  The..." September 18

  • Redskins Place Rob Kelley On IR

    Pro Football Rumors "Another Redskins running back will head to IR. Rob Kelley will join Derrius Guice and Byron Marshall on the team’s injured reserve list, with a toe injury set to shelve the third-year back for at least two months, John Keim of tweets. Kelley was set to miss around a..." September 18

  • The erosion of the Redskins’ fan base didn’t just happen. Stopping it won’t, either.

    Washington Post "The empty seats — rows and blocks and chunks and sections of them, striking even on a telecast that focused on the field — aren’t some sort of sudden development at FedEx Field. This is two decades of erosion of a once-proud franchise. Once-proud. It’s almost a mandatory..." September 18

  • Group of NFL Hall of Famers demands an annual salary and health benefits

    Pro Football Talk "A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers are arguing that every member of the Hall of Fame should be paid an annual salary and given health insurance. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, and Pro..." September 18

  • Redskins to work out WR Breshad Perriman

    Clutch Points "The Washington Redskins are set to host former first-round wide receiver Breshad Perriman for a workout on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Perriman, 25, was the No. 26 overall pick by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2015 NFL Draft. However, he was released by the Ravens before the..." September 17

  • This stat about the Redskins' running game perfectly sums up that dreadful Week 2 loss

    NBC Sports Washington "In Week 1, Adrian Peterson was achieving milestones on seemingly every touch and getting past All-Pro defenders twice in the span of one play. In Week 2, he finished with 20 yards on 11 carries. In Week 1, Chris Thompson flew through holes in..." September 17

  • Andy Reid attributes Patrick Mahomes’ quick success to Alex Smith’s selflessness

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes explained to PFT on Sunday afternoon the value of sitting and learning for a year. That value was enhanced by who he was learning from, while sitting. “I will come back to last year and being in that room with Alex [Smith], having that..." September 17

  • Redskins To Add Michael Floyd

    The Sports Daily "The Washington Redskins aren’t done adding new players just yet. Just an hour after it was announced they were signing the former first-round pick, Breshad Perriman, they also brought on another veteran wide receiver to add along with him. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport..." September 17

  • Redskins bring in Paxton Lynch

    Washington Times "The Washington Redskins brought in quarterback Paxton Lynch for a workout Monday, a source said. Lynch, drafted 26th overall in 2016, was released in September after two rocky seasons with the Denver Broncos. After the Broncos traded up for Lynch in 2016, the 24-year-old quarterback..." September 17

  • Chris Thompson calls out Washington fans

    Pro Football Talk "The 57,000-fan throng who showed up for Washington’s home opener may have been small but it was vocal. At the wrong times. And running back Chris Thompson didn’t like it. “I think, as players, we go out there, we want a loud crowd, we want a crowd out there to give..." September 17

  • Redskins To Sign Breshad Perriman

    Pro Football Rumors "One of the teams that contacted the Browns about Josh Gordon will sign another former AFC North pass-catcher. The Redskins will sign Breshad Perriman after working him out earlier Monday, Ian Rapoport of tweets. " September 17

  • Washington home opener played in front of 20,000 empty seats

    Pro Football Talk "After decades of claiming to sell out every game easily, and even claiming a season-ticket waiting list with more than 100,000 people on it, Washington has now admitted that it cant fill FedEx Field. The team’s announced attendance for Sunday’s home opener was 57,013,..." September 17

  • Redskins' Fans Did Not Show Up to Support Their Team in Season Opener

    The Big Lead "It is the Washington Redskins’ season opener today vs. the Colts, but it appears the Redskins’ fans didn’t get the memo. As the photos prove, there is currently not a good showing at FedExField this afternoon:   " September 16

  • Redskins open up home schedule Sunday — but will fans show? "Barring a last-minute ticket grab, there will be seats available for the first time in generations when the Redskins host the Colts this Sunday. Until recently, that would have been a problem for a Redskins fan wanting to watch the game on TV — but the NFL’s policy of..." September 15

  • Lack of pass rush? Jay Gruden sets the record straight

    NBC Sports Washington "The Redskins only sacked Sam Bradford twice last Sunday in Arizona, and despite the dominant defensive effort in a 24-6 win, some Redskins fans worry about the lack of pass rush.  For Jay Gruden, that isn't the case.  "We do have to do a better job..." September 13

  • Adrian Peterson wasn’t invited to an NFL training camp. So he created his own.

    Washington Post "It was late in July, long before the 166 total yards at Arizona, the plunge into the end zone and the game ball being thrust into his hands after a Redskins victory, and Adrian Peterson was sitting inside his sprawling Houston mega gym, wondering if his football career was..." September 13

  • Alabama had an NFL-high 44 players on Week One rosters

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama has been the top program in college football in recent years, so it’s unsurprising that the Crimson Tide have put more players into the NFL than any other college team. Alabama had 44 players on Week One rosters, the most of any college. After Alabama were a..." September 13

  • Washington places Trey Quinn on IR, promotes Jehu Chesson from practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Trey Quinn went from being the final pick in the 2018 NFL Draft to making the Washington roster out of camp, but it will be some time before this year’s Mr. Irrelevant will play in another game. Quinn returned two punts for 12 yards in last Sunday’s 24-6 win..." September 12

  • The Redskins chose Brian Quick over Dez Bryant, and the logic makes sense

    NBC Sports Washington "The Redskins brought back veteran wide receiver Brian Quick on Tuesday as the team is beset by injuries at the position. Rookie Cam Sims got moved to the injured reserve list, and questions remain about the health and status of Maurice Harris and Trey Quinn. Without Quick,..." September 12

  • Brian Quick back to Washington

    Pro Football Talk "Washington still needed receivers, even if not Dez Bryant. The team took a step toward backfilling the position this morning, with the agents for Brian Quicktweeting out word that he was rejoining his old team. Quick was part of final cuts there this..." September 11

  • Washington places Cam Sims on IR among several roster moves

    Pro Football Talk "Washington made official receiver Brian Quick‘s signing. Quick, who caught six passes for 76 yards in 11 games for Washington last year, will replace Cam Sims on the roster. The team placed Sims on injured reserve with a high-ankle sprain. Washington cut linebacker..." September 11

  • Even as WR injuries pile up, the Redskins still aren't interested in Dez Bryant, per source

    NBC Sports Washington "As injuries begin to pile up for the Redskins at the wide receiver position, the team might need to add a player from the free agent ranks.  Despite some fan intrigue and social media speculation, that player will not be Dez Bryant, according to a team..." September 11

  • Why Alex Smith is a perfect fit for the Redskins’ offense

    Washington Post "The term “game manager” gets thrown around the NFL as a disparaging description for quarterbacks who aren’t blessed with being Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady. However, there are many examples of the qualities possessed by QBs given that label — taking care of..." September 11

  • A new running back duo is born as Redskins dominate on ground

    Washington Times "Adrian Peterson knew. How could he not know? The running back, who was “homeless” a month ago before signing with the Washington Redskins, who had Shannon Sharpe and Cris Carter telling national audiences he should retire and “get over himself,” knew..." September 10

  • One helmet rule penalty was called through 14 games "The offseason angst over the revised helmet-to-helmet hitting policy slowed to a sputter as real games began. Through 14 regular season games -- with two Monday night tilts to be played -- referees penalized one player for a use of helmet foul, per league..." September 10

  • Dez Bryant Talks Up Joining Patriots, Says Redskins 'Cool as Well'

    Bleacher Report "A scoreless first half from the Dallas Cowboys had fans missing Dez Bryant, but the receiver is apparently not interested. Instead, he discussed joining the New England Patriots or Washington Redskins on Sunday: September 10

  • Adrian Peterson scores 100th rushing TD of his career

    ESPN "In his first game with the Washington Redskins, running back Adrian Peterson established new career marks -- both of which helped his new team to a halftime lead. Peterson scored his 100th career rushing touchown, tying him for seventh on the all-time list with Shaun Alexander and..." September 09

  • DeAngelo Hall joins NBC Sports Washington for Redskins game-day coverage

    Washington Post "After officially putting a bow on his 14-year NFL career this summer, DeAngelo Hall has found a new occupation: Redskins analyst. The 34-year-old will join NBC Sports Washington for its “Redskins Kickoff Live” and “Redskins Postgame Live” shows before and after..." September 08

  • Josh Norman was all about the money. Now he can’t wait to give it to others.

    Washington Post "Something needed to be done, Josh Norman decided, and the Washington Redskins cornerback routinely replays the realization in his head. Politics have polarized the country. Far too many Americans are in need. Some are in despair. And when other are unwilling or unable to do so, Norman..." September 07

  • Trump continues crusade against Nike amid ‘Just Do It’ campaign

    New York Post "President Trump on Friday morning took a swipe at Nike, which aired its highly anticipated ad featuring Colin Kaepernick during the NFL season opener the night before. “What was Nike thinking?” the president wondered on Twitter shortly before 7..." September 07

  • Good health for Jordan Reed, Chris Thompson is great news for the Redskins

    NBC Sports Washington "The Redskins will be going into Week 1 in very good health, a change from the way things appeared to be at times during training camp.  The best news on Wednesday was no news. TE Jordan Reed and third-down RB Chris Thompson were not on the injury report at all. That means that..." September 06

  • Adrian Peterson: Passing Emmitt Smith on all-time rushing list still a goal

    Pro Football Talk "If all goes well for Adrian Peterson in his Washington debut on Sunday, he will likely pass Jim Brown for 10th place on the NFL’s career rushing yards list.  Peterson is 37 yards away from Brown and he said during an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio that it is a..." September 06

  • Redskins Placing RB Byron Marshall On Injured Reserve

    NFL Trade Rumors "Redskins HC Jay Gruden announced Wednesday that they’re placing RB Byron Marshallon injured reserve, per JP Finlay. Marshall was expected to miss between two to four weeks with an ankle injury, leaving his status for Week 1 in..." September 05

  • Report: Adrian Peterson will start on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Adrian Peterson‘s comeback in Washington has seen him rapidly rise to the top of the depth chart. Peterson will be Washington’s starter on Sunday in Arizona, John Keim of ESPN reports. That represents an impressive turnaround for Peterson, who when he signed wasn’t..." September 05

  • NFL projected to make more than $2 billion a year from legalized gambling

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has long been resistant to the idea of legalized sports wagering — at least when making statements in public. But privately, team owners and league executives must be licking their chops. ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Wednesday shared some of the results of a poll..." September 05

  • Allen, Payne ready to lift up Redskins' defensive line

    Washington Times "Call them “The Bama Boys.” Or call them whatever you’d like. Just don’t ask former Alabama teammates Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne to give themselves a nickname — that’s just not how it’s done. “That’s up for y’all,”..." September 04

  • Washington signs Caleb Brantley

    Pro Football Talk "Washington made a change on their defensive line Monday. The team announced the signing of former Brown Caleb Brantley. Anthony Lanier was waived/injured in a corresponding move. Brantley was a sixth-round pick by Cleveland last year, but didn’t make the team when they..." September 03

  • Redskins' problems in season openers can be traced to turnovers

    NBC Sports Washington "Here is what you need to know on Monday, September 3, six days before the Washington Redskins open their 2018 season against the Cardinals.   Talking points With the first game of the season approaching, a lot of focus will turn to Jay Gruden’s record in..." September 03

  • Redskins Form Initial Roster

    Pro Football Rumors "The Redskins moved their roster to 53 players on Saturday by making the following transactions: Released: RB Kapri Bibbs DL Phil Taylor, Sr. WR Brian Quick C Demetrius Rhaney Waived: S Quin Blanding T Kendall..." September 02

  • Jonathan Allen plays a ‘fighter’ role for Redskins’ defense. His dad helped get him ready.

    Washington Post "Richard Allen did not raise his two sons to fail. He is an Army man, a retired sergeant first class, who sees no effort worth anything unless it is complete. Thirteen years ago, his youngest child, Jonathan, wanted to play football, and he asked his son if he was playing for fun or if he sought..." September 02

  • Redskins Release WR Brian Quick

    Pro Football Rumors "Brian Quick is out of a job. ESPN’s John Keim reports (via Twitter) that the Redskins have cut the veteran wideout. ESPN’s Adam Caplan adds (via Twitter) that the 29-year-old was set to earn a $30K roster bonus for being on the opening-day roster. The 2012 second-round..." September 01

  • Report: NFL anthem talks likely to extend into regular season

    The Score "The 2018 NFL season is a week away, and the league is still trying to resolve issues surrounding its anthem policy. There's been little movement in negotiations between the NFL and NFLPA, and discussions are expected to continue into the season, sources told Mark Maske of the..." August 31

  • Rob Kelley, Samaje Perine ready for competition in Redskins preseason finale

    NBC Sports Washington "For months this offseason, Redskins VP of Player Personnel Doug Williams talked about upgrading the team's talent at running back. He said it in January at the Senior Bowl and he said it in March at the NFL Scouting Combine.  Williams stayed true to his word, as..." August 30

  • As Adrian Peterson chases history, the smart money is on history

    Washington Post "Adrian Peterson’s assessment of himself after his first football game in nine months was plain: “I could have had another 15 carries.” His addition to the Washington Redskins’ roster early last week seemed like a lark, and then he gained 56 yards on 11 carries in an..." August 30