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McCloughan: 'If the best player is a quarterback, we're taking a quarterback'

Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan admitted that the team has decided to pick up the fifth-year $16.1 million option on Robert Griffin III's contract. However, with no guaranteed money tied to the fifth-year, McCloughan confirmed that this decision will not prevent him from addressing the quarterback position in the draft.“Does not affect the draft process whatsoever...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

McCloughan: Quiet on the Kirk Cousins trade front

Throughout his career with the Redskins, Kirk Cousins' name has been the focal point of several different trade rumors and even a few trade offers that the Redskins have balked at. Finally, after getting his chance to take over as the Redskins' starter last season when Robert Griffin went down with an injury, Cousins failed to fully grasp his opportunity. Cousins started five games...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins pick up Robert Griffin III’s $16.2 million option for 2016

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they will ick up up the fifth-year option for quarterback Robert Griffin III, officially keeping him with the team through the 2016 season. Griffin III, 25, was the Redskins’ first round (second-overall) pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.  That season, Griffin earned his first-career Pro Bowl selection, while also establishing NFL rookie...
Via Sports-Glory
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins likely to pick up Robert Griffin III's option

The Washington Redskins announced on Monday that they will pick up the fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III’s rookie contract. This is a decision that will keep him with the team through at least the 2016 season. The price to pick up RGIII’s option will be a cool $16.1 million in 2016, which is quite the bounty for a quarterback that has struggled with consistency and injuries...
Via Sportsnaut
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Report: Redskins ‘likely’ to pick up RGIII’s fifth-year option

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is likely to remain with the team through 2016. NFL Media’s Albert Breer reported Monday that the Redskins will likely pick up the fifth-year option on Griffin’s contract ahead of next Monday’s deadline. As I said on @NFL_AM, I’m told Redskins are likely to pick up Robert Griffin III’s option for 2016. They view as...
Via Sports-Glory
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins will exercise Robert Griffin’s 2016 option year

DC Pro Sports Report is currently running a poll asking this very question. Just check it out in the upper right hand portion of the page and vote to tell us what you think. Late last week I wrote an article about whether or not the Washington Redskins should pick up the 2016 option year on QB Robert Griffin’s contract. After presenting both sides of the argument, I concluded...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Washington Redskins will have seven picks to play with when the NFL Draft begins on April 30th. The team wasn't awarded any compensatory picks this year. Breakdown of Redskins' 2015 draft selections: First round: 5th overall selection Second round: 38th overall selection Third round: 69th overall selection Fourth round: 105th overall selection Fifth round...
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Washington Redskins: What is their first round plan?

The Washington Redskins feel like the team in top ten in the NFL Draft who aren’t being talked about. It might be due in part because the team could go just about any direction with the fifth overall pick. At one time, it was believed that a quarterback could be in play for the team that gave up three first round picks for Robert Griffin III just three years ago. Although that...
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 3-Round Mock Draft

Round One – Vic Beasley, DE/OLB, Clemson View image | While pass rush isn’t specifically their biggest need in my opinion, the prospects at their bigger need positions would be reaches at this point.  The team needs to replace Brian Orakpo.  They do so here by adding an excellent pass rusher, whose prospects and draft position have only gotten better...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Squeaky Clean Redskins Tailgate Shuttle Bus — $4,500 (OBO)

Are you the classy type of tailgater who wants a neat and orderly environment? Do you also support the usually unclassy Washington Redskins organization? Then consider your tailgate search closed, my friend. Up for sale on Craigslist is a way-too-fancy Redskins shuttle bus going for a very reasonable price of $4,500. More information from the seller: Hog Bus! 2002 former airport...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Giving Away $1 Million if You Can Predict the First Round of the Draft

Do you  think you know football? Do you think you know who each team in the NFL is going to pick? Want a million dollars? Well--Dan Snyder, the owner of the Washington Redskins, is willing to give it to you if you can guess the first round of the NFL draft next Thursday.Over the years Snyder has proven he loves to give money away to draft picks and free agents. It's about time he...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins are paying $1 million for the perfect mock draft

Are you looking for $1 million? Well, then do I have the thing for you! Or… I guess, Dan Snyder does, but I’ll tell you about it! According to CBSSports, Dan Snyder and the Redskins will give $1 million to anyone who can accurately predict the first round of this year’s NFL draft. Top finishers will also receive 2015 Premium Season Tickets or an autographed Redskins jersey...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redrafting the Washington Redskins 2014 NFL Draft

I know we’re not that far removed, but let’s take a look back at the 2014 NFL Draft. While we can’t say for sure whether the Redskins hit or missed on their selections, it’s still interesting to see what they could have done. Here is how the 2014 NFL Draft should have gone: You may also be interested in: Redrafting the Washington Redskins 2014 NFL Draft Can the Tampa Bay...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins wise not to exercise fifth-year option on RG3

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Uncertain speculation has been circulating this off-season about whether or not the Redskins will be picking up the fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III’s rookie contract for the 2016 season. Washington Redskins officials are probably done with Griffin III. In light of his less-than-acceptable subpar performance during the last two seasons...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Correctly Pick the First Round of the NFL Draft, Get $1 Million From the Redskins

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder sure does love to throw that money around. He’s now giving you an opportunity to earn a cool $1 million if you’re able to correctly pick every single pick in the first round of next week’s NFL draft. To take into account trades, the Redskins are actually affording you the right to miss out on final player destinations and still earn...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

First Thoughts: Redskins 2015 Schedule

First Thoughts: Redskins 2015 Schedule The NFL released the complete 2015 schedule Tuesday night on NFL Network. Below are a few thoughts on the Washington Redskins portion. – The first thing that stood out was the week 8 bye week. Essentially this is the perfect week for the bye as it gives the team a […]
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins 2015 Schedule Features Three Primetime Games, Season Finale at Dallas

  View image | The Washington Redskins will open the 2015 regular season at home against the Miami Dolphins on Sept. 13. The NFL announced the schedule for all 32 teams. The Redskins will play three of their first four games at FedEx Field, including a Week 4 division game against Chip Kelly and the new look Philadelphia Eagles. Their lone road game in the...
Via KCM Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Redskins Draft in Round One?

View image | The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 'wouldn't be bummed' if Redskins don't pick up option

The Washington Redskins are one of several teams who have been linked to former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota this offseason, which says a lot about where Robert Griffin III currently stands. Whether the Redskins draft a quarterback or not, it’s fair to wonder if 2015 will be Griffin’s last season with the team. The Redskins...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Players report for work at Redskins Park

Voluntary workouts begin today and this week at Redskins Park, so expect to see players streaming into the team complex so the coaching staff can get a look at them. The truth is, however, that the strength and conditioning coaches are the most important coaches on the team at this time of the year. That’s because during the first two weeks of the offseason program, players are...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Redskins want to sign Hog Heaven to a contract

“Your wait is nearly over,” says the Washington Redskins in an email inviting me to take a survey to find the perfect seats for me. Hog Heaven dropped the family season tickets after 48 years when we got the feeling we were funding management incompetence that made the team impervious to improvement at the top. Five years later, it’s as if the team is saying all is forgiven...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Predictions: NFC East

Can any team in this division defend? If last year was any indication then this division has a long way to go to being good, or even okay, on the defensive side of the ball. Hopefully each of these teams focuses their picks on improving their defenses in the upcoming 2015 NFL draft. Dallas Cowboys Needs: RB, WR, DE, DT, CB Possible draft picks: Melvin Gordon (RB), Todd Gurley ...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 addresses rumors Redskins are targeting QB in draft

There have been numerous rumors surface over the past couple weeks that the Washington Redskins are potentially looking into selecting Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota in the upcoming NFL draft. These rumors fly in the face of head coach Jay Gruden’s proclamation that Robert Griffin III is the team’s starting quarterback. They also fly in the face of common logic. Why exhaust...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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