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  • Redskins Pursued Gregg Williams

    Pro Football Rumors "The Redskins went hard after defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, sources tell ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter (on Twitter). However, Adam Gase and the Jets wanted Williams more and they landed him on Tuesday. Williams didn’t have teams..." January 16

  • Redskins Trying To Set Up Meeting With Gregg Williams Regarding DC Job

    NFL Trade Rumors "JP Finlay reports that Gregg Williams hasn’t finalized a deal with the Jets at this point in time and the Redskins are trying to secure a meeting with him before anything is agreed to. Finlay adds that Washington is hoping to meet with Williams as soon as..." January 14

  • Joe Woods Deciding Between Cards, Redskins

    Pro Football Rumors "Former Broncos defensive coordinator Joe Woods will interview for the Redskins’ defensive backs coach job, and then decide between joining Washington or the Cardinals in the same role, according to Mike Klis of 9News (Twitter link). Woods, who succeeded Wade Phillips as..." January 13

  • J.D. Gibbs, son of Joe Gibbs and former NASCAR team president, dies at 49

    Washington Post "J.D. Gibbs, the elder son of former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs, died Friday at age 49 after a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. The news was announced shortly after midnight Saturday by Joe Gibbs Racing, the family-owned NASCAR team that the Hall of Fame..." January 13

  • Adrian Peterson Deletes Himself Shooting His Shot at Aaron Rodgers Ex-Olivia Munn on Instagram

    Black Sports Online "Verified Instagram users forget at times if they make a comment or like a post it is going to show right in front for the world to see. I understand the rationale in doing that because people want to see what famous people are commenting on, but if you are shooting your shot, probably not good..." January 12

  • NFL's continued lack of diversity in coaching hires is shameful

    USA Today "There’s always an excuse. Jim Caldwell is too boring. Marvin Lewis can’t make in-game adjustments. Vance Joseph wasn’t aggressive enough. Hue Jackson is a fake. Steve Wilks just wasn’t the right fit. Or … something. Rather than..." January 11

  • Ben Kotwica's departure marks the first official coaching change for the Redskins

    NBC Sports Washington "The first official piece of coaching news related to the Redskins came down on Wednesday, and it didn't have to do with the defensive side of the ball. The Falcons announced that they hired Ben Kotwica to be their special teams coordinator moving forward. So,..." January 10

  • Trooper jokes that if the Redskins were winning, Adrian Peterson would have been let off

    USA Today "A Virginia State Police trooper joked in court Tuesday that she wouldn’t have cited running back Adrian Peterson for reckless driving in November if the Washington Redskins had a more successful season.  “If the Redskins were winning, I wouldn’t have written a..." January 10

  • Report: Redskins meet with Todd Bowles

    Washington Times "Former New York Jets coach Todd Bowles met with the Redskins earlier this week, according to a report from the NFL Network.  Bowles and the Redskins didn’t discuss a specific role, but the Redskins are mulling changes to their coaching staff. It has not been decided if..." January 08

  • The Redskins define mediocrity because their QBs have been the definition of mediocre

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins ability to stay mediocre is staggering. Jay Gruden, aside from his 4-12 debut as head coach in 2014, has a 31-32-1 record over the past four years and my colleague (and lunch BFF) Dan Steinberg has devoted many pixels to documenting the team’s remarkable..." January 08

  • Redskins once again eligible for 'Hard Knocks'

    USA Today "The Washington Redskins could end up on the next edition of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” thanks to meeting certain qualifiers. One of the those is the apparent return of head coach Jay Gruden. The Redskins join a handful of other teams on a short list. Oakland..." January 06

  • Did Jay Gruden Give us a Peek Into the Redskins Off-Season Plans?

    Hogs Haven "As every day passes, it’s looking more and more like Jay Gruden will remain as head coach of the Redskins for 2019. What changes are made to his staff are still up in the air, however. One thing is for certain; the Redskins need help on both side of the football this..." January 04

  • Redskins Inform Jay Gruden He’ll Be Back For 2019 Season

    NFL Trade Rumors "JP Finlay is reporting that the Redskins have informed HC Jay Gruden that he will return as the team’s head coach for the 2019 season. Earlier in the week, Gruden admitted that he wasn’t sure about his status with the team and he not heard from team..." January 04

  • All-Pro Team: Donald, Mahomes among highlights

    NFL.com "Defensive tackle Aaron Donald remains in the running for the NFL's MVP award, but he can now add another accomplishment to his decorated career. Donald, who led the league in sacks with 20.5, was the only unanimous choice to garner first-team All-Pro honors in voting by..." January 04

  • Derrius Guice posts social media videos showing progress made in rehab

    NBC Sports Washington "Redskins rookie running back Derrius Guice hasn't played for the burgundy and gold since the team's preseason-opening loss to the New England Patriots when he suffered his season-ending torn ACL.  It's well-documented by now Washington's season didn't go..." January 03

  • 40 of 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018 were NFL games

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL dominated the American sports television landscape in 2018. Of the 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018, 40 were NFL games, according to Sports Media Watch. That includes the seven most-watched events of the year: The Super Bowl, the two conference..." January 03

  • Reuben Foster's Domestic Violence Charge Dropped

    TMZ "TMZ Sports spoke with Foster's attorney Eddie Suarez who tells us he believes the case was dropped due to issues with the witness' credibility. Suarez says he believes the fact Foster's accuser has changed her story about a previous domestic violence..." January 03

  • Jay Gruden knows changes are coming for Redskins but unsure where, or when

    NBC Sports Washington "The Redskins lost more games then they won in 2018, and in some ways, that's the least of their problems.  A major leg injury to quarterback Alex Smith leaves the team in a bad spot for the 2019 season, and question marks will emerge all over the defense. This offseason will..." January 02

  • With Alex Smith’s future uncertain, quarterback is Redskins' No. 1 offseason priority

    Washington Post "Hall of Fame executive Ron Wolf learned a lesson in 1995 that would shape his roster-building philosophy for the rest of his life in the NFL: Don’t get caught shorthanded at quarterback. The Green Bay Packers were up 24-16 in Minnesota when Brett Favre went down with a sprained..." January 02

  • Jay Gruden, unsure of his job status, gives an awkward look-ahead to Redskins’ 2019 season

    Washington Post "Coaches were falling all over the NFL, with eight head coach positions sitting open by the time Jay Gruden walked into the press room at the Redskins practice facility and stepped to a microphone late Monday afternoon. Only he had nothing to announce. He had yet to meet with team President..." January 01

  • Josh Norman says he expects to be back with Redskins in 2019

    Washington Post "Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman slouched down in front of his locker room stall at Redskins Park Monday and spoke in a quiet, hushed tone. For close to a half an hour the 31-year-old cornerback reminisced on his time in Washington so far, and the expectations reached and missed as he..." January 01

  • Redskins Sign Six To Futures Deals Including WRs Carlos Henderson & ArDarius Stewart

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they’ve signed six players to futures contracts for the 2019 season including WRs Carlos Henderson and ArDarius Stewart. WR Carlos Henderson T Roubbens Joseph WR ArDarius Stewart RB Elijah..." December 31

  • For Redskins, and their shrinking fan base, it’s been a long fall under Daniel Snyder

    Washington Post "Daniel Snyder’s first 20 years as owner of the Washington Redskins concluded in brutally symbolic fashion Sunday with a sickly, shorthanded 24-0 loss to Philadelphia at FedEx Field. The place was swamped with visiting Eagles fans, their green jerseys outnumbering those fans in..." December 31

  • Redskins CB Josh Norman: 'Kiss my (expletive) goodbye' if I ever win Super Bowl

    USA Today "Cornerback Josh Norman is under contract for two more seasons with the Washington Redskins, but he sounds like someone who knows when he’ll walk away from the NFL. When speaking to reporters Monday one day after a 24-0 loss to the Eagles capped a disappointing season for..." December 31

  • Jay Gruden, Bruce Allen Expected To Remain With Redskins

    Pro Football Rumors "Several weeks ago, we learned that Redskins assistant coaches were beginning to worry about their futures, as they were uncertain as to head coach Jay Gruden‘s status with the club. But it appears that Gruden will get one more shot. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com writes that Gruden looks to be..." December 30

  • A once-proud franchise, the Redskins are showing signs of foundational cracks

    Washington Post "Daniel Snyder was regarded as a business savant when he bought the Washington Redskins in 1999 at age 34. A self-made millionaire, he promised to restore the storied National Football League franchise to greatness, driven by his childhood passion for the team and fueled by free-spending zeal in..." December 30

  • 2nd Adult Film Star Layla Red Exposes Redskins Zach Brown For Agreeing to Pay Her $1k For Sex

    Black Sports Online "It appears we know two things about Redskins Zach Brown. 1- He likes porn stars. 2- He likes BBW porn stars. BSO reported yesterday how adult film start Brittney Jones claimed that Brown had paid her for sex. After she exposed him he blocked her on..." December 29

  • Taylor Lewan on Josh Norman incident: ‘Wolves don’t care about the opinions of sheep’

    USA Today "One of the game’s biggest personalities took objection with another lightning rod for controversy, and, nearly a week later, the verbal jabs are still being thrown. Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan got into a postgame altercation with Redskins’ cornerback Josh Norman..." December 29

  • Redskins Zach Brown Exposed For Paying For Sex With Adult Film Star Brittney Jones & How Trey Songz Was Involved

    Black Sports Online "Just to start I’d advise not going to Brittney Jones’ Twitter account if you are reading this story in the middle of the day. Don’t ask me why just trust me on this. Secondly, these are the type of risk you take when you are soliciting a porn star in the..." December 29

  • Reuben Foster’s arrival sparked business-side changes in Washington

    Washington Times "I wrote the following in my Nov. 30 Washington Times column: “The Lafemina-Redskins goodwill era came to an end Tuesday afternoon with the news that the organization he was brought in, along with a team of other suits, to save had yet again committed a self-destructive crime by..." December 29

  • Washington places Maurice Harris on IR

    Pro Football Talk "Washington had already ruled out receiver Maurice Harris for Sunday’s game against the Eagles. He did not clear concussion protocol. So with only the regular-season finale remaining, the team placed Harris on injured reserve. It did not announce a corresponding..." December 28

  • Could DeSean Jackson return to the Redskins?

    Yahoo! Sports "DeSean Jackson reportedly wants out of Tampa Bay. Could he return to the Redskins? originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson wants out of Tampa Bay ESPN's Josina Anderson reported Thursday, mentioning his former employer,..." December 28

  • D.J. Swearinger's sudden release alters Redskins' offseason plans

    NBC Sports Washington "Jay Gruden had enough. At least that’s the apparent message upon learning the Washington Redskins released D.J. Swearinger Monday. The strong safety, a frequent public critic of the coaching staff, made another series of strong statements following Saturday’s road loss at..." December 27

  • Redskins RB Adrian Peterson says he's got a lot left in the tank

    ESPN "When the Washington Redskins signed Adrian Peterson in August, speculation centered on whether he could last all 16 games. Many also wondered at what level he could perform. He's topped 1,000 yards and he'll play all 16 games. That's why Peterson said he showed he could..." December 27

  • 10 NFL coaches who could be fired on Black Monday

    Larry Brown Sports "As the song goes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Everyone is in the holiday spirit with Hanukkah and Christmas just passing, but that will be short-lived for those in the NFL. Just days after Christmas has concluded, the dark clouds will begin to approach and then, as..." December 27

  • Washington signing linebacker Marquis Flowers

    Pro Football Talk "Washington had a roster spot to fill after cutting a guy for talking, and they have filled it. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Washington is signing former Lions outside linebacker Marquis Flowers. " December 26

  • Redskins' Josh Norman snaps back at Titans' Taylor Lewan: 'That was the ultimate disrespect'

    Sporting News "Josh Norman broke his silence on his spat with Taylor Lewan and he didn't hold back. After the Titans' 25-16 victory over the Redskins on Saturday, Lewan said he thought Norman was trying to hurt Tennessee running back Derrick Henry in the waning minutes of the..." December 26

  • D.J. Swearinger on Redskins exit: 'Keep my mouth shut next time'

    ESPN "On his first day of his second stint with the Arizona Cardinals, safety D.J. Swearinger said he learned his lesson about criticizing coaches, which cost him his job in Washington. Swearinger was cut Monday by the Washington Redskins, two days after voicing his displeasure with..." December 26

  • D.J. Swearinger will wear Cardinals helmet if he plays in Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "It’s not often that a player gets cut after making a Pro Bowl team, but D.J. Swearinger was cut by Washington and claimed by Arizona this week — after being chosen as a Pro Bowl alternate last week. That raised a question: Which team’s helmet will he wear if he plays in the..." December 26

  • “Major shakeup” in Washington front office

    Pro Football Talk "Heads are apparently about to roll in Washington, beyond D.J. Swearinger or anyone else on the football side of the operation. According to Craig Hoffman of 106.7 The Fan, there’s a “major shakeup” coming in the front office there, with multiple top executives on the..." December 26

  • Jay Gruden on D.J. Swearinger release: We can’t afford to have that

    Yahoo! Sports "Safety D.J. Swearinger moved to Arizona via a waiver claim on Christmas Day and Washington head coach Jay Gruden expanded on the decision to part ways with the outspoken veteran at his Wednesday press conference. Gruden pointed to “repeated offenses” from Swearinger..." December 26

  • D.J. Swearinger Claimed By The Cardinals

    Pro Football Rumors "It didn’t take long for former Redskins safety D.J. Swearinger to find a new suitor. Less than a day after being released by Washington, the veteran defender announced he was joining the Cardinals in a post on Instagram.  The Cardinals had priority for waiver..." December 25

  • Chiefs Expected To Have Interest In S D.J. Swearinger

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs will “look hard” at possibly adding S D.J. Swearinger, who is being waived by the Redskins. Mellinger adds that this doesn’t mean the Chiefs will sign Swearinger, as he has..." December 24

  • Redskins cut safety D.J. Swearinger after critical comments about coaching staff

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins released safety D.J. Swearinger Sr. on Monday, following his critical comments about the coaching staff after Saturday’s 25-16 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Swearinger ripped defensive coordinator Greg Manusky to the media following Saturday’s game..." December 24

  • Report: DJ Swearinger ignored instructions to stop criticizing coaches

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Redskins’ decision to release DJ Swearinger after he publicly criticized coaching came as a surprise to some, but it apparently has been a long time coming. Swearinger criticized defensive coordinator Greg Manusky for not playing more zone against Tennessee..." December 24

  • Josh Johnson to start Week 17 for Redskins, Colt McCoy not ready for return

    NBC Sports Washington "The ride will continue for Josh Johnson as the Washington Redskins quarterback for at least one more week.  Jay Gruden made clear Johnson will start Week 17 against the Eagles in the season finale. The head coach said “for sure” that Johnson will lead the Redskins,..." December 24

  • Taylor Lewan On Josh Norman: "It’s Not Our Fault You’re Not Relevant Anymore"

    Deadspin "Taylor Lewan and Josh Norman got into a little spat following the Titans’ 25-16 win over the Redskins on Saturday. The Tennessee lineman reportedly told Norman to “get the fuck out of his stadium,” which was enough to piss off the cornerback and cause him to throw..." December 24

  • WR Carlos Henderson Joining Redskins?

    Pro Football Rumors "It sounds like Carlos Henderson may have found a new home. As Troy Renck of Denver7 tweeted, a recent Instagram post from the wideout seems to indicate that he’s signed with the Redskins. A move wouldn’t be made official until Monday. The Broncos had high..." December 24

  • Adrian Peterson passes Eric Dickerson on the all-time rushing list

    Pro Football Talk "A disappointing outcome for Washington nevertheless entailed another milestone for the running back who was signed in late August. With 119 rushing yards in 26 tries during Saturday’s loss at Tennessee, Adrian Peterson has leapfrogged Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson on the all-time..." December 23

  • 5 Potential Landing Spots For Joe Flacco After Lamar Jackson's Emergence

    The Big Lead "There’s little Lamar Jackson can do to lose his job before the 2019 offseason. Jackson has showed enough promise as a passer and runner to take over at quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens after a 22-10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 16. The Ravens are likely a playoff team..." December 23