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New Washington Redskins Defensive Lineman Stephen Paea Looking Forward to Bringing Haka to Washington D.C.

Players are known for having all sorts of pregame traditions. Some like to pray before a game. Others have to go to the bathroom. For some it's a particular pregame meal. For new Washington Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Paea it has been a pregame Haka. The Haka is a traditional warrior dance from his homeland of New Zealand; something the nation's sports teams have been doing...
Via FatManWriting
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dan Snyder May Have Finally Met His Match in Fight to Keep Redskins Name

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has been steadfast in his refusal not to change the name of his franchise. It hasn't mattered how many members of Congress have told him the name is derogatory. Writers and announcers can refuse to use it. He doesn't care. No marketing campaign is going to sway him or issues with the trademark either.He insists that it is not, and that he will...
Via FatManWriting
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Signed RB Michael Hill

The Washington Redskins have signed RB Michael Hill to a contract, according to the NFL’s transactions release. Hill, 25, originally signed on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri Western State back in 2013. He has already played for a number of teams including the Packers, Buccaneers, Colts and Redskins over the ... The post Redskins Signed RB Michael...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Snyder must be more out front in defense of Redskins team name

“Redskins owner Dan Snyder would be smart to lobby the review panel on his team’s behalf. If AP bans the use of Redskins, the term will greatly decrease to exist in the media. And, that will be the first major loss in this long-running dispute that one day leads to the team abandoning the name.” ~ Rick Snider, Redskins Name Faces Watershed Moment, Mar. 30, 2015, Washington...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins Have Not Given up on Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin III has struggled immensely to even maintain his starting job following a successful 2012 rookie season. That is probably why the team plans to host Marcus Mariota, who the Redskins could potentially select with the fifth overall pick in this year’s NFL draft. This coupled with the fact that head coach Jay Gruden is not shy to...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Should They Take Mariota?

It has long been dismissed as something that will never happen, but a thought that really made a lot of sense. It has now been reported that the Washington Redskins are interested in, and will work out quarterback Marcus Mariota prior to the draft. The team holds the 5th overall pick in this year’s draft and aren’t tied to any of the quarterbacks on their roster. Most of the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins plan to bring in Marcus Mariota for pre-draft visit, strong sign that the team is preparing to move on from Robert Griffin III

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins, which has the fifth overall pick, plans bring in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota to the team’s facilities in Ashburn, Virginia for a pre-draft visit. The visit could be an indication that the Redskins are ready to cut their losses and move on from Robert Griffin III. Mariota is projected to go within...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins’ FedEx Field absolutely screws up national anthem

When you are playing a countries national anthem, there’s one thing you absolutely have to do right: play the country’s national anthem. It’s safe to say that FedEx field failed. In case you aren’t up to date on your national anthems, let me break things down for you. What you are hearing is the anthem of the Isle of Man, which very clearly is not the anthem for the El Salvadorian...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the Washington Redskins absolutely can’t draft Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota is not the answer. Please, Washington, don’t make this mistake again. When Jay Gruden told us that Robert Griffin III was going to be the starter heading into the season, I was fine with that. If there’s any semblance of hope left for RGIII, they might as well figure it out now and get it over with. Here’s the thing the Redskins have to realize: they suck ...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Planning to Host Marcus Mariota

The idea of the Washington Redskins selecting Marcus Mariota in the first round of the upcoming NFL draft has started to take over the football world. Would they really go after Mariota after investing so much in Robert Griffin III just three years ago? That’s almost literally the million-dollar question. If the Redskins’ plans to bring Mariota in for a visit is any indication...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden thinks Trent Murphy 'has a bright future'

With the departure of Brian Orakpo, the Washington Redskins are assumed to be eyeing an OLB in the NFL Draft, but according to heas coach Jay Gruden, they may already have their guy on the roster. Gruden thinks that Trent Murphy, the Redskins' 2nd-round pick in 2014, can develop into the top-tier pass rusher the team needs. “I do," Gruden said this week at the NFL’s annual...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Mock Draft With Trade

Our friends @ FanSpeak have a pair of simulations to help us preview what the Redskins might do, or in this case, what I would do if sitting in the General Manager chair. Free Agency “Manage the Cap” and “On the Clock” to execute a mock draft. As always, to find the best mock drafts from all sports, keep it right here at DCPRO. The NFL database now has 297 mocks, with NBA...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III 2015 Outlook

Robert Griffin III is entering his fourth season, but the Redskins still don’t know if he can be their franchise quarterback. He took the league by storm in 2012 before tearing his anterior cruciate ligament, was inconsistent for most of 2013 in part because of his injury, and then last season he was out a good portion of the season with a dislocated ankle.He showed flashes last...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Lucky Washington Redskins fan gets the greatest birthday cake ever

Let’s take a break from football for a moment to discuss an issue that is near and dear to all of our hearts: cake. Everyone loves cake. Washington Redskins fans are no exception, of course… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen as March comes to a close First and 10: Ten teams that would be great on Hard Knocks One of them just turned 50 and got a great...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 2015 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...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN 980’s The Man Cave back on after Dan Snyder speculation, prank call

Earlier this month, former Washington Post columnist Jason Reid announced that he was leaving the newspaper to join ESPN 980’s (WTEM-AM) new morning show “The Man Cave.” The Washington, D.C. radio station had heavily promoted the March 16 debut of the show, but it never aired. After a two-week period where no explanation was given,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III has the higher ceiling, but not in the Gruden offense

Down here in DC, we are fond of saying Robert Griffin III should start because he has the highest ceiling. Hog Heaven is a Griffin supporter, but even we know that notion is out of date. Griffin has the highest ceiling if his coach (and he) design an offense to exploit Griffin’s talent as a dual threat … at least sometimes. Jay Gruden is searching for the next Brad Johnson, it...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins may be open to trading No. 5 overall draft pick

The Washington Redskins have the No. 5 overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft and may be willing to trade it. NFL Media reporter Ian Rapoport said on NFL Network Monday that we should “not be surprised” if the Redskins make the pick available. "Do not be surprised if the @Redskins No. 5 overall pick...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Redskins Coach Torgy Torgeson dead at 86

Former Washington Redskins assistant coach LaVern “Torgy” Torgeson died today at 86. Torgeson played 7 years in the NFL, including three seasons, from 1955-1957, with the Redskins. He played center and linebacker and earned two of his three career Pro Bowl appearances with Washington. However, the vast majority of Skins fans will remember Torgeson as the defensive line coach...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden wants Redskins to trade Robert Griffin III

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Robert Griffin III was drafted a few years back to be the new franchise quarterback for the Washington Redskins, and his rookie season looked extremely impressive. Unfortunately, since then he has yet to show that he can be a legitimate starting quarterback at the NFL level. He has been very inconsistent, and there were a lot of issues with his head...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Redskins Best Five Options for No. 5 Pick

View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Redskins addressed some of their glaring needs in the first week of free agency, scratching off needs across the defensive line, strong safety, and cornerback. As general manager Scot McCloughan continues to focus his attention on plugging other small holes through free agency, one has to keep in mind the draft is fast approaching. The...
Via KCM Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy Re-signs, Redskins Trio of Quarterbacks Returning

The Washington Redskins have reportedly re-signed quarterback Colt McCoy to a one-year deal. QB Colt McCoy is re-signing with Washington, per source. So it's RGIII, Kirk Cousins and McCoy back together again. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 17, 2015 McCoy’s re-signing will keep him in backup status along with Kirk Cousins sitting behind the team’s starting quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Dan Snyder, Bruce Allen get D.C radio show canceled?

If you’re Dan Snyder, it’s good to be the boss. If you’re Jason Reid or Chuck Sapienza, maybe not so much. And if you’re Bruce Allen, it’s nice to have the boss on your side. Reid, a former Washington Post sports columnist, was set to debut his new radio show on D.C.’s ESPN 980 Monday morning (March 16). Called “The Man Cave,” Reid and co-host Chris Paul were gearing...
Via Awful Announcing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins would draft Marcus Mariota at No. 5

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is not ready to give up on Robert Griffin III, but head coach Jay Gruden may have other plans. What would happen if the Redskins drafted Marcus Mariota next month? It has already been reported that the New York Jets will trade their No. 6 overall pick to the Philadelphia...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

TV station gets Stallworth to pay off delinquent bill

  When someone doesn’t pay their bills, they usually hear about it from that company. In Donte’ Stallworth’s case, it took the local news’ investigative team to get the job done.   The free agent wide receiver joined the New England Patriots for his second stint with the club in 2012. Having plead guilty to DUI manslaughter charges in 2009, Stallworth couldn’t...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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