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redskinsgab.com Updated Feb 14, 2013
Athleticism +Explodes out of stance and across the line of scrimmage, is able to catch the OT often before he is set +Coils in his stance prior to the snap +Shows a lot of balance in his rush, is able to rush with speed and power without getting out of …Share Tweet
Field turf not an option for FedEx Field next seasonprofootballtalk.com Feb 14, 2013The playing surface at FedEx Field drew criticism late last season for its poor quality toward the end of the regular season and for the Washington Redskins playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and Seahawks …Share TweetRICHMOND, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Thursday the team isn't considering a new nickname, adding that it's "ludicrous" to suggest that the franchise is trying to upset Native Americans.Share Tweet
That time a fish fell from the sky at Washington Nationals practiceyahoo.com Feb 14, 2013File this one away under Weird Things That Happen at Spring Training: The Washington Nationals got an unexpected guest Thursday during batting practice. And it wasn't a racing president. It was a fish. As the Washington Post tells us, an osprey was flyi…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Feb 14, 2013Over the weekend, the Washington Post's Mike Wise wrote a column about Wizards point guard John Wall's recent encouraging play. For whatever reason, this made former superagent David Falk very mad, mad enough to call up Wise and go on a tirade against W…Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 14, 2013JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals announced a three-year contract extension with general manager John Mozeliak on Thursday and exercised the 2014 option for manager Mike Matheny, hoping the pair will keep the team contending for the World Se…Share Tweet
For sophomore effort, Harper's aspirations loftyMLB.com Feb 14, 2013Bryce Harper arrived at Nationals camp Thursday, prepared for a potential position switch to left field and perhaps a new spot in the batting order, but the reigning NL Rookie of the Year Award winner's main focus is doing what he can to help Washington…Share Tweet
When Tony Kornheiser wrote about the Redskins nicknamewashingtonpost.com Feb 14, 2013Holy cow, now every single media member in the world has written about the Redskins name this week. Latest additions: Sally Jenkins, Andrew Sharp, Chris Chase, LZ Granderson, Paul Lukas, Drew Magary, Kids Post’s Fred Bowen, Shaun Powell, Barry … CoShare Tweet
David Falk, former superagent, absolutely destroys Washington Wizards guard John Wall in an interviewyahoo.com Feb 14, 2013By choice and also as a by-product of limits put on NBA contracts, David Falk’s influence as an agent has dwindled a bit since his mid-1990s heyday. A heyday that saw him work as a representative for a gaggle of stars including Michael Jordan. His cloutShare TweetCNNSI.com Feb 14, 2013After another inconsistent season left the Cowboys out of the playoffs again, Jerry Jones has promised big changes. Tom Mantzouranis predicts what Jones may have in mind.Share TweetThe Washington Redskins have signed nose tackle Ron Brace.Share TweetESPN.com Feb 14, 2013Although it is only a little more than a month since Robert Griffin III underwent reconstructive knee surgery, Washington Redskins officials are encouraged enough with his recovery to believe he has a legitimate chance to start in the 2013 opener.Share Tweet
Report: Redskins believe RG3 has “legitimate chance” to start openerprofootballtalk.com Feb 14, 2013It has been a little more than a month since Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had his right ACL and LCL, which is apparently enough time for the Redskins to develop an idea about when Griffin will be ready to start playing games again. Adam Schef…Share Tweet
International Valentine’s Day messages from Caps, Wizardswashingtonpost.com Feb 14, 2013I asked some of D.C.’s international athletes to offer a Valentine’s Day message in their native language. There were no rules, so they could say anything they wanted. Some chose to simply say “Happy Valentine’s Day.” Others took the opportunityShare TweetMLB.com Feb 14, 2013The official report date for pitchers and catchers to Nationals camp was Wednesday, and as the team gathered for a Thursday morning meeting, newly acquired closer Rafael Soriano was absent due to a visa issue.Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Will Giants cut Webster?ESPN.com Feb 14, 2013Washington Redskins People ask why Mike Shanahan keeps indicating the Redskins have a chance to get back their salary cap room when that does not appear to be the case. I do not know why Shanahan keeps saying that, because, like Mark Maske, everything I…Share Tweetdimemag.com Feb 14, 2013It’s not often you hear Vince Carter‘s name mentioned with Larry Bird‘s. But before you start in with the “Wince” jokes, know that he’s been one of the most surprising players this season, playing like he’s 30 years old again. In Dallas’ 2Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Harvin's Future UnclearFeb 14Episode 269: Mike Hill and Chris Mortensen discuss Percy Harvin's future with the Vikings. Adam Schefter breaks down the chance for Robert Griffin III to return for opening day. The NFL32 crew discuss who should call plays for the Cowboys.
PTI Big Finish February 14thFeb 14PTI runs down Thursday's top stories.
Sources: RG III Could Start Week 1Feb 14Sources: Adam Schefter discusses the news that Robert Griffin III could start Week 1 after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery on Jan. 9.
Uni Watch: Native American nicknamesFeb 14Paul Lukas discusses the controversy surrounding the name of one of the NFL's most storied franchises.