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  • Jay Gruden deserves praise for keeping Redskins 'out of the ditches'

    NBC Sports Washington "On paper, Jay Gruden's tenor with the Redskins is nothing to write home about. Through five seasons he holds a 35-44-1 record, good enough for a .444 winning percentage. Looking at that, some may draw the conclusion that Gruden hasn't been what the Redskins need at the..." July 19

  • Top Five Cornerbacks in the NFL Entering the 2019 Season

    The Big Lead "Cornerbacks are one of two defensive positions in the NFL that command the big-money contracts, other than pass rushers, and their importance is even greater today with the constant rise of the passing game. In fact, with the rise of the passing game and how often teams throw the..." July 19

  • Josh Norman downplays risks of bull-jumping

    Sporting News "Josh Norman doesn't see what the fuss is about when it comes to him running with the bulls earlier this month. The Redskins cornerback came under fire after a video of him jumping over a bull in Pamplona, Spain emerged. Norman was asked by Rich Eisen on his show about..." July 18

  • Mark May to recover Super Bowl rings thanks to ‘Pawn Stars’ crew

    Sportress of Blogitude "Mark May will be back in possession of his two Super Bowl rings in short order, and all the credit can go to the suspicious sleuthing by folks associated with a reality TV show about pawn shops. May, an offensive lineman who won two Super Bowls in the 1980s with the Washington..." July 17

  • Pre-Week 1 CBA Deal No Longer Goal?

    Pro Football Rumors "A three-day conference turned into a one-day summit this week, with the NFL and NFLPA’s latest round of CBA negotiations ending earlier today. The sides also may be moving their target date to have this process wrapped up. While a new CBA being agreed to before Week 1..." July 17

  • Josh Norman explains why he jumped over a bull in Pamplona

    Sportsnaut "Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman made headlines last week when he was videotaped jumping over a bull in Pamplona, Spain. Literally. Right over the top of those horns. On Monday, speaking to Rich Eisen on the Rich Eisen Show, Norman explained why he did it. " July 17

  • Joe Theismann calls Alex Smith’s leg injury “exactly like mine”

    Yardbarker "Joe Theismann and Alex Smith have more in common than just being members of the Washington Redskins starting quarterback club. They both suffered two of the most gruesome leg injuries we’ve seen in the NFL. Theismann went on Rapsheet + Friends and divulged that Smith “came..." July 17

  • 10 NFL players poised to take big leap in 2019

    Sportsnaut "Summertime is here, and football season is, too. It’s the best time of year for those of us who eat, sleep and breathe this game. It’s also the time of year when young NFL players start to set themselves apart as particularly special for their respective teams. With that..." July 17

  • Alex Smith nearly lost his leg, 'for sure' won't play in 2019

    Sportsnaut "Joe Theismann and Alex Smith have more in common than just being members of the Washington Redskins starting quarterback club. They both suffered two of the most gruesome leg injuries we’ve seen in the NFL. Theismann went on Rapsheet + Friends and divulged that Smith “came..." July 17

  • Report: Brandon Scherff and Redskins 'far apart' on contract negotiations

    NBC Sports Washington "Besides the quarterback competition between Case Keenum and rookie Dwayne Haskins, one of the biggest storylines from Redskins training camp will be whether the team and Pro Bowl right guard Brandon Scherff can agree on a contract extension before the start of the 2019 season. On..." July 16

  • Adrian Peterson: We really look good with Case Keenum

    247 Sports "Adrian Peterson has heard it all before.  In a league that, more often than not, views those who play the running back position as expendable — Peterson has been a concrete example of why that narrative doesn't always hold water. In his 12 NFL seasons, he's..." July 16

  • The Biggest Concern for Every NFL Team Before the Season Begins

    Bleacher Report "Fanbases would rather not talk about it—and head coaches rarely acknowledge these thoughts to the media—but every NFL team goes into the regular season with major concerns. The offseason brings new hope, but coaches and front-office executives should always..." July 16

  • An Updated Look at the 2020 NFL Free-Agent Class Ahead of Training Camp

    Bleacher Report "The 2020 NFL free-agent class has the early look of a juggernaut capable of reshaping the league as fans know it.  Granted, plenty of time has to pass before the floodgates open, and along that journey, extensions and other happenings will prevent the 2020 class from..." July 15

  • Washington Redskins QB is The Lowest-Rated Player In Madden NFL 20

    Total Pro Sports "EA Sports’ Madden NFL 20’s ratings for all players came out on Monday and there were some happy players and some very salty players when they searched to see where they were ranked. Only four players have the much-coveted 99-overall rating, with three defensive stars and..." July 15

  • Top 100 players as voted by our NFL crew

    CBS Sports "After going through our positional Top 10s over the past several weeks, you know we had to do a staff Top 100 here at CBS. (Not to be confused with Pete Prisco's Top 100, which can be found right here.)  This list was arrived at the same way as those: our panel of voters..." July 15

  • 11 potential NFL player holdouts, ranked from most to least likely to happen this summer

    SB Nation "When NFL training camps opened in July 2018, many of the league’s biggest names steered clear. Le’Veon Bell, Aaron Donald, Khalil Mack, and Earl Thomas all refused to show up due to qualms with their contracts. Bell never reported, opting instead..." July 15

  • Alex Smith has leg brace removed eight months after injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Alex Smith took a step toward recovering from his catastrophic leg injury with the removal of a brace on Monday. Smith’s wife posted a picture to Instagram of the Washington Redskins quarterback holding up his complex leg brace, adding in a caption that it was a “big..." July 15

  • Should the Redskins re-examine RB situation?

    NBC Sports Washington "The Redskins offense struggled to score points in 2018, and heading into 2019, that unit poses the biggest question marks for the organization.  Of course, the biggest mystery remains who will be the starting quarterback. One position that looked like a strength, however, was..." July 15

  • NFL rumors: Would NFL actually give TV rights to Amazon, Netflix or DAZN? Here’s what Roger Goodell thinks

    Awful Announcing "The NFL’s broadcast rights deals end in 2022, and the league is already starting to think about what those negotiations might look like. Compared to the last round of rights negotiations, the NFL has more possible suitors for their product in the form of various streaming..." July 15

  • 10 NFL rookies set to surprise this season

    Sportsnaut "We previously looked at 10 high NFL Draft picks from this year’s class set to disappoint as rookies. While that was a negative look at some of the best-known youngsters, we’re now going in a different direction. The Arizona Cardinals need wide receiver help. This..." July 15

  • The fans seem to want to stick with 16 games

    Pro Football Talk "With the sudden proliferation of stories about the NFL’s desire to expand the season to 18 games, we decided on Friday to get scientific. Or as close to scientific as social media allows. A Twitter poll asked you, the reader, to vote on four options for the length of a..." July 15

  • Derrius Guice: No reason to freak out over my hamstring

    Yahoo! Sports "Washington running back Derrius Guice is downplaying the hamstring injury that may cause him to miss the start of training camp. When a fan on Twitter told Guice that a lot of people are freaking out, Guice replied, “For no reason.” In another tweet, Guice..." July 14

  • Redskins LB Ryan Anderson says he’s facing ‘do or die’ season with Washington

    Clutch Points "Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Anderson has not been all that productive over his first two NFL seasons, which is why he feels like the 2019 campaign may be his last chance to prove himself with the Redskins: “I would say it’s do or die for me,” Anderson said,..." July 13

  • Redskins' Nick Sundberg affecting lives with laundry program

    ESPN "With his mom and sister standing next to him inside the Fredericksburg, Virginia, homeless shelter, Keyshawn Pendleton did what sixth-graders do: boast about his sports accomplishments. He bragged about his handles in basketball and the time he refused to be tackled during football..." July 13

  • Report: Derrius Guice injures hamstring

    Pro Football Talk "A couple months ago, Washington running back Derrius Guice was expecting to be full-go at the start of training camp. That may no longer be the case. Guice has suffered a hamstring injury and may miss the start of training camp, Erin Hawksworth of 106.7..." July 12

  • Report: NFL at impasse with DirecTV over Sunday Ticket package

    Larry Brown Sports "NFL fans have been able to catch every out-of-market game the league offers for more than two decades now with DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket package, but it is possible that arrangement may have an expiration date of two more seasons. Daniel Kaplan of The Athletic reports that the NFL..." July 12

  • Sources: NFL shelves full-time officiating program

    ESPN "The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold as part of ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, multiple sources said Thursday. Barring a turn in negotiations, the decision means the NFL will revert to its previous structure of using a full roster of..." July 12

  • Four of five unsigned first-round picks are represented by CAA

    Pro Football Talk "Last July, five of seven unsigned players in the top 10 were represented by CAA. This year, four of five unsigned first-round picks are represented by CAA. One reason for this? CAA typically represents a lot of first-round picks. Another reason for it? CAA drives a hard..." July 12

  • NFL Has Reportedly Discussed Absurd Rule Change Involving 18-Game Season

    12 Up "The NFL's collective bargaining agreement is set to expire in 2021 and major changes could be on the way. The league and the NFLPA are looking to negotiate a new labor deal and are reportedly using these consultations to potentially inquire about expanding the regular season to 18..." July 11

  • Is OL Ereck Flowers a release candidate for the Redskins?

    Pro Football Rumors "With little in the way of options at the tackle position, are the Redskins really in a position to release a former first-round pick who just celebrated his 25th birthday? The short answer is no, but it’s still possible that Ereck Flowers could wind up out of work between now and..." July 11

  • Ex-NFL RB Trent Richardson, QB Conner Cook To Take Their Talents To The XFL

    Total Pro Sports "Former National Football Players Trent Richardson and Conner Cook have plans to show off their talents once again to make a case to get back into the league. In the final showcase in St. Louis for the XFL, the former NFL RB and QB will be participants to get their feet into the..." July 11

  • Washington’s Josh Norman runs with the bulls in Pamplona

    New York Daily News "Josh Norman is having the time of his life. The Washington cornerback fulfilled a long-stated goal this week by taking part in the famed running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. He tweeted out a photo sharing his experience from the bullring. July 11

  • 11 potential NFL player holdouts, ranked from most to least likely to happen this summer

    SB Nation "When NFL training camps opened in July 2018, many of the league’s biggest names steered clear. Le’Veon Bell, Aaron Donald, Khalil Mack, and Earl Thomas all refused to show up due to qualms with their contracts. Bell never reported, opting instead..." July 11

  • Who's the Early Favorite for No. 1 in 2020 NFL Draft?

    Bleacher Report "Every football fan wants to know two things—which NFL team will have the No. 1 overall selection in the 2020 draft and which player it will select. We can't know either one this early, but thanks to Super Bowl betting oddsfrom Caesars (current as of Wednesday,..." July 11

  • 4 NFL Underdogs No One is Giving Enough Credit to Entering 2019

    12 Up "The NFL season is right around the corner which presents the usual suspects as favorites. The New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams are the odds on favorites to win the Super Bowl, but these four teams might just shock the world next..." July 11

  • 5 NFL Coaches Who Will End Up on the Hot Seat in 2019

    12 Up "Anyone will tell you the NFL stands for "Not For Long," and nothing could be more true for the league's head coaches. With constant reshuffling and the next forward-thinking coach always out there to be snatched up, there are bound to be plenty of coaching shake-ups this year...." July 11

  • 11 NFL Draft Picks Remain Unsigned

    Pro Football Rumors "Roughly 4% of this year’s draft picks have yet to sign their rookie contracts, as shown in PFR’s tracker. So far, 243 of this year’s 254 selections have inked their deals. Here’s the complete breakdown, sorted by round: First Round..." July 11

  • Albert Haynesworth Says He Urgently Needs A Kidney

    Deadspin "Former All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth shared a very sad update on his personal condition on Instagram Wednesday evening. Haynesworth is apparently at the Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee, where he is being treated for kidney failure. Beyond providing an update for..." July 11

  • Redskins reportedly suffered ‘mass exodus’ of employees this year

    Sportress of Blogitude "The Washington Redskins have long been maligned by the unflattering reputation of being a dreadfully mismanaged organization, and the news that the NFL team recently suffered from a “mass exodus” of employees certainly fits well into that narrative. Chris Russell of..." July 10

  • 1 Move Every NFL Team Should Make Before the 2019 Season Begins

    Bleacher Report "The wait for NFL football is almost over, folks. The Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos face off in the Hall of Fame Game on August 1, which will officially kick off the 2019 preseason. That's mere weeks away. Most significant offseason moves have already been made...." July 09

  • 10 NFL veterans who could be surprising training camp cuts

    Sportsnaut "Every summer, young players come seemingly out of nowhere to provide value to their teams, while subsequently making notable veterans training camp cuts. It’s the latter group we’re focusing on here. These 10 NFL veterans have done big things in the past but could be..." July 08

  • The 3 best and 3 worst relocations in NFL history

    SB Nation "Loyalty is a rarity in the NFL. Players, coaches, and executives change homes every year after either exhausting their usefulness in one location or searching for greener pastures. And that ever-shifting landscape isn’t limited to people. In the past three years, we’ve..." July 08

  • NFL Youngsters Who Could Still Blossom into Stars

    Bleacher Report "Every young player enters the NFL with dreams of becoming a star. It's especially true of players drafted in the first couple of rounds as an invitation to the draft brings with it an expectation that stardom is just around the corner. For some, that's exactly what..." July 07

  • Muhammad Wilkerson, Corey Liuget remain top unsigned free agents

    Pro Football Talk "Free agency in the NFL has slowed down — and effectively stopped for the top players, as we haven’t heard so much as a peep about any interest in the top remaining free agents in recent weeks. The two best available free agents in our Top 100 listare both defensive..." July 07

  • Dwayne Haskins Should Sit as a Rookie, But Not for the Reasons You Think

    Bleacher Report "Should a rookie quarterback start right away, or should he learn from the bench while watching a veteran at first? It's a common annual debate with important implications for NFL teams and quarterbacks. The Redskins and Dwayne Haskins must address it during..." July 05

  • Once Dwayne Haskins secures the starting QB job, it needs to be his for a long time

    NBC Sports Washington "The Redskins selected quarterback Dwayne Haskins with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft with the intention of him being the team's franchise quarterback for years to come. That does not mean he needs to start Week 1, especially if veteran Case Keenum gives the Redskins..." July 05

  • 10 NFL players with most to prove in training camp

    Larry Brown Sports "Before long, all 32 NFL teams will officially report to training camp in preparation for the 2019 regular season. It will be the beginning of a quest for Super Bowl LIV, and everyone should legitimately feel like they have a chance. That extends to the players — both rookies and..." July 04

  • Josh Doctson: Washington passing on my option is nothing to be sad about

    Pro Football Talk "Washington took wide receiver Josh Doctson with the 22nd overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft, and so far he’s been a disappointment, which is why the team passed on his fifth-year option this offseason. But Doctson says that’s fine. Doctson says he’ll have a..." July 04

  • Predicting Where Top Remaining NFL Free Agents Will Sign

    Bleacher Report "The NFL is stuck in the doldrums of the dead period nearly four months after the start of its new league year, but pro football's version of free agency isn't complete.  Training camps are set to start later this month, and inevitably, attrition will occur...." July 03

  • 10 young NFL players under the most pressure this season

    Sportsnaut "We already know that established quarterbacks such as Tom Brady and Drew Brees will be facing a ton of pressure. It’s also logical to believe that high-priced free-agent signings will also be under a lot of pressure. There is, however, another group out there...." July 03