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Snyder forms aid organization, remains committed to Redskins na…

Snyder forms aid organization, remains committed to Redskins name

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Mar 24
In a letter to fans Monday night, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder announced he had established an organization dedicated to providing aid and assistance to Native Americans. The Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation aims to “provide meaningful …
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  • Eagles a perfect landing spot for Sanchez

    Eagles a perfect landing spot for Sanchez

    The Philadelphia Eagles need a backup quarterback. Mark Sanchez needs a new place to restart his career. With ESPN Insider Chris Mortenson reporting Sanchez is expected to sign with the Eagles, it brings together two sides filling a major need. Nick Fol…
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  • Eagles G.M. won’t talk about DeSean, loves the receivers in the…

    Eagles G.M. won’t talk about DeSean, loves the receivers in the draft

    Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman declined to talk to the media today at the league meeting about wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who is expected to be cut or traded. But he did hint that the Eagles could find a replacement for Jackson in the NFL draft…
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  • Redskins receive no extra picks

    Redskins receive no extra picks

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    The Redskins received no compensatory draft picks, putting them in line with the majority of NFL teams. Only 13 teams received compensatory picks, the league announced Monday. The formula is based on players lost and gained in free agency the previous s…
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  • Cowboys open to signing older players

    Cowboys open to signing older players

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Cowboys let two starting defensive linemen go in free agency -- DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher -- who will each be 32 years of age when the 2014 season starts in September. There's a thought that the Cowboys moved on from extending…
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  • Eagles’ interest in Sanchez is real, but they’ll be cautious

    Eagles’ interest in Sanchez is real, but they’ll be cautious

    The Eagles are definitely interested in former Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez. But right now, they’re more interested in taking a thorough look at him than in actually signing him. A source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to PFT that the Eagles…
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  • Dissatisfaction with replay rules a talking point at owners' me…

    Dissatisfaction with replay rules a talking point at owners' meetings

    CNNSI.com Mar 24
    What is the one rule change that nearly all coaches support but the NFL refuses to make?
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  • Redskins awarded DL Brandon Moore on waivers

    Redskins awarded DL Brandon Moore on waivers

    The Redskins have been awarded defensive lineman Brandon Moore on waivers from Kansas City. The roster move was disclosed in the NFL’s Monday transactions. Moore (6-5, 320) had stints on San Diego and Denver’s practice squads in the 2013 regular season.…
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  • Polumbus tops Redskins bonus list

    Polumbus tops Redskins bonus list

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    The Redskins did not come close to the season they wanted. Their players still benefitted when it came to performance-based pay. Sixty Redskins received bonuses, with 10 topping $100,000 in extra pay, according to figures released by the NFL management …
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  • Saints G.M. hopes Sproles deal doesn’t come back to haunt him

    Saints G.M. hopes Sproles deal doesn’t come back to haunt him

    The Saints have had to part with a number of veterans this offseason, but General Manager Mickey Loomis seems to be concerned with one in particular. Loomis said he was concerned about the possibility that his trading running back Darren Sproles within …
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  • Cowboys expect Kyle Orton to return

    Cowboys expect Kyle Orton to return

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    ORLANDO -- Cowboys executive vice president, Stephen Jones, said he expects backup quarterback Kyle Orton to return in 2014. There was some concern following the 2013 season that Orton would retire but finances and the lure of playing one more year prov…
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  • Jay Gruden: Meetings 'overwhelming'

    Jay Gruden: Meetings 'overwhelming'

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    ORLANDO, FL. -- New Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden emerged from another meeting, ready to hustle somewhere else, and sounding a bit drained from the experience. Six straight hours of meetings, he said. It's part of the gig for a head coach; it's a…
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  • Report: Eagles chose to part with DeSean Jackson a month ago

    Report: Eagles chose to part with DeSean Jackson a month ago

    While reports of what appear to be DeSean Jackson’s inevitable departure from Philadelphia have ramped up lately, the decision to make it inevitable might be quite old. According to Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com, citing a source close to the team, the Eag…
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  • Stephen Jones just hoping for a healthier Cowboys defense

    Stephen Jones just hoping for a healthier Cowboys defense

    Cowboys V.P. Stephen Jones is hoping not so much for a better defense in Big D this year than for a healthier defense. Jones acknowledged that the talent doesn’t look better on paper than it did a year ago. But Jones says that the problem a year ago was…
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  • How a Jackson move would affect Cowboys

    How a Jackson move would affect Cowboys

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    IRVING, Texas -- It certainly sounds as if DeSean Jackson has played his last game for the Philadelphia Eagles. What would it mean for the Dallas Cowboys? Jackson has had his moments against the Cowboys. In his first game against the Cowboys in 2008, he…
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  • No word yet on Jared Allen decision

    No word yet on Jared Allen decision

    Free-agent defensive end Jared Allen planned to take the weekend to make a decision regarding his future. If a decision has been made, it’s yet to be announced or leaked. The options appear to be: (1) signing with the Seahawks; (2) signing with the Cowb…
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  • Redskins' owners meetings agenda

    Redskins' owners meetings agenda

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Some things to watch for this week at the owners meetings: 1. Compensatory picks. It’s a complicated formula used by the NFL to determine who receives one, but a lot is based on if a team lost more than it gained via free agency the pre…
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  • Video - Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden explains relationship with RGIII 01:36

    Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden explains relationship with RGIII

    Mar 24
    New Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden sat down with Dan Hellie to discuss Gruden's relationship with QB Robert Griffin III and how he plans to utilize the dual-threat quarterback.
  • Video - Will Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson leave Philly? 00:57

    Will Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson leave Philly?

    Mar 24
    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport has the latest on Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson, including which teams are interested in him and what they may have to give up to obtain his services.
  • Video - Potential landing spots for free agent QB Mark Sanchez 00:55

    Potential landing spots for free agent QB Mark Sanchez

    Mar 24
    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that free agent QB Mark Sanchez could be heading to Philadelphia for a physical with Eagles team doctors, but other teams are still showing interest in Sanchez.
  • Video - Eagles Expected To Sign Sanchez 01:51

    Eagles Expected To Sign Sanchez

    Mar 24
    Chris Mortensen, Jerome Bettis and Ryan Clark discuss the news that QB Mark Sanchez is expected to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL owners meetings open with emphasis on respect

    Mar 24
    Rules proposals will be discussed in the coming days, but Roger Goodell kicked off the NFL owners meetings Monday by preaching respect, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Dissatisfaction with replay rules a talking point at owners' me…

    Mar 24
    ORLANDO -- Dispatches from day two of the NFL's annual meeting in the land of Mickey Mouse.....
  • Odds against Seahawks becoming dynasty

    Mar 24
    The work is really just beginning for Super Bowl champion Seahawks, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • No Longer Your Dad’s NFL

    Mar 24
    ORLANDO, Fla. — The news here this week at the annual NFL meetings at a ritzy Ritz in central Florida? Officiating and an effort to create a more virtuous culture. That’s what you’ll be reading and hearing about from the meetings. Not expanding the play…