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Survey: NFL players support Redskins name

Survey: NFL players support Redskins name

ESPN.com Updated 14 minutes ago
A majority of NFL players support the Washington Redskins' nickname, according to a survey conducted by NFL Nation reporters throughout the offseason and training camp.
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  • Lindsay Czarniak on the Redskins: ‘I prefer not to use the name…

    Lindsay Czarniak on the Redskins: ‘I prefer not to use the name’

    washingtonpost.com 20 minutes ago
    For years, no D.C. area broadcast network has been as closely associated with the Redskins as WRC. That network’s sports anchors have hosted Redskins weekend programs and coaches shows, have worked the sidelines of Redskins preseason broadcasts, and hav…
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  • Social Media Spotlight: 9/2

    Social Media Spotlight: 9/2

    redskins.com 43 minutes ago
    Each day, Washington Redskins players interact with fans on social media, giving them a sneak peek at their passions and happenings off the field. For those of you who aren’t on Twitter or Instagram, or simply want to skim without having to go through y…
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  • Back tightness has Nats' LaRoche day to day

    Back tightness has Nats' LaRoche day to day

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche left Monday night's 6-4 victory over the Dodgers in the top of the seventh inning because of lower back tightness and was replaced by Kevin Frandsen.
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  • Dodgers can't keep pace with homer-happy Nats

    Dodgers can't keep pace with homer-happy Nats

    MLB.com nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    Roberto Hernandez allowed four home runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched as the Dodgers dropped the series opener to the Nationals, 6-4, on Monday night. L.A. is two games up on San Francisco in the NL West after the loss.
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  • Redskins set 10-man practice squad

    Redskins set 10-man practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    The Redskins have finished up their 10-man practice squad by bringing back a safety they waived on Sunday. Akeem Davis has rejoined the club after being dropped from the 53-man roster to make room for Duke Ihenacho. Davis is the second safety to return …
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  • Silas Redd Ready To Contribute On Offense, Special Teams

    Silas Redd Ready To Contribute On Offense, Special Teams

    redskins.com 15 hours ago
    (AP Image) Achieving his goal of making the 53-man roster, Washington Redskins rookie running back Silas Redd is now ready to help contribute on offense and special teams during the regular season. The 5-foot-10, 200-pound running back on Monday discuss…
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  • Redskins notes: Porter's hamstring woes

    Redskins notes: Porter's hamstring woes

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    ASHBURN, Va. -- A little this and that as the Washington Redskins returned to work Monday: Tracy Porter re-injured his hamstring in practice Saturday and did not practice Monday. The big knock on Porter throughout his career has been durability. Last se…
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  • Jay Gruden explains RB decision

    Jay Gruden explains RB decision

    ESPN.com redskins.com 18 hours ago
    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Redskins knew they had a tough choice at running back, which is why many expected them to keep four and not three. And then they kept three, a mild surprise, after their final cuts. The surprise, too, was that of the three they kept …
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  • RG3: We fixed what we needed to fix on offense

    RG3: We fixed what we needed to fix on offense

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III served as a talking point last preseason because no one had seen him play since tearing his ACL and he was a talking point again this summer because he was playing. Griffin took too many hits in a game against the…
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  • PHOTOS: Monday’s Practice Shapshots

    PHOTOS: Monday’s Practice Shapshots

    redskins.com 21 hours ago
    Click to view slideshow. The Washington Redskins took to the practice fields Monday morning to begin preparations for the season opener against the Houston Texans. Above, you’ll see photos of quarterback Robert Griffin III, wide receiver Pierre Garcon a…
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  • Redskins positional analysis: WRs

    Redskins positional analysis: WRs

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    Over the next few days I'll take a look at each position on the Washington Redskins roster, analyzing how they're better, or worse, compared to last season. Who they have: DeSean Jackson, Andre Roberts, Pierre Garcon, Santana Moss, Ryan Grant, Aldrick R…
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  • 9/1: Redskins Uniform Number Update

    9/1: Redskins Uniform Number Update

    redskins.com 24 hours ago
    Three Redskins players will be wearing new numbers when they go out for their first practice of the week Monday, while the newest member of the team was assigned his uniform number. Safety Duke Ihenacho, who started 17 games for the Denver Broncos a sea…
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  • The Grand Slam: Mariners survive two Bryce Harper home runs

    The Grand Slam: Mariners survive two Bryce Harper home runs

    yahoo.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    Dustin Ackley's figurative hand — one home run and four RBIs — beat Bryce Harper's two solo home runs — and led the Seattle Mariners to a 5-3 victory against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. The Mariners avoided a three-game sweep at Safeco as a resu…
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  • Social Media Spotlight: 9/1

    Social Media Spotlight: 9/1

    redskins.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    Each day, Washington Redskins players interact with fans on social media, giving them a sneak peek at their passions and happenings off the field. For those of you who aren’t on Twitter or Instagram, or simply want to skim without having to go through y…
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  • PHOTO: Robert Griffin III Stands Next To Statue In His Honor

    PHOTO: Robert Griffin III Stands Next To Statue In His Honor

    redskins.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was at Baylor University today, where he stood beside a statue erected in his honor at the school’s new football stadium. Before being drafted by the Redskins with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NFL…
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  • Ackley drives in four to help Mariners in WC race

    Ackley drives in four to help Mariners in WC race

    MLB.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Dustin Ackley hit parade continued on Sunday, as the Mariners avoided a three-game sweep with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals at Safeco Field.
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  • Veteran Safety Duke Ihenacho Joining The Redskins

    Veteran Safety Duke Ihenacho Joining The Redskins

    redskins.com profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    (AP Image) The Washington Redskins on Sunday announced they claimed off waivers veteran safety Duke Ihenacho. He tweeted the following about joining the burgundy and gold: God works in mysterious ways! Blessed to be able to continue my journey. See ya s…
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  • Redskins sign eight to practice squad

    Redskins sign eight to practice squad

    ESPN.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Redskins signed eight players to their practice squad and will add a ninth once he clears waivers. Every player they signed was with the team this summer. Washington signed tight end Ted Bolser, corner Richard Crawford, corner Chase Minnifield, offe…
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  • Stras limits Mariners as Nationals grow NL East lead

    Stras limits Mariners as Nationals grow NL East lead

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)
    What a difference a week makes. Almost a week after getting hit hard by the Giants, right-hander Stephen Strasburg had one of his best starts of the season as the Nationals downed the Mariners, 3-1, at Safeco Field on Saturday night.
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  • Video - Span's Big Bat Propels Nationals 00:41

    Span's Big Bat Propels Nationals

    Sep 1
    Denard Span hit two home runs to lead the Nationals past the Dodgers 6-4.
  • Video - Strasburg Deals Against M's 00:45

    Strasburg Deals Against M's

    Aug 30
    Stephen Strasburg struck out eight over 7 1/3 innings as the Nationals defeated the Mariners 3-1.
  • Video - Cousin Sal Thinks His Cowboys Can Win the NFC East 14:01

    Cousin Sal Thinks His Cowboys Can Win the NFC East

    Aug 29
    Cousin Sal tries to convince Bill Simmons that his Cowboys have a chance to win the NFC East over the favorite Eagles.
  • Video - Redskins Roll Buccaneers 00:58

    Redskins Roll Buccaneers

    Aug 28
    Colt McCoy threw for 321 yards and two touchdowns in the Redskins' 24-10 win over the Buccaneers.

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