Washington Redskins News and Rumors

  • Redskins Camp Report: Day 5

    Redskins Camp Report: Day 5

    ESPN.com Updated 12 hours ago
    RICHMOND, Va. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of the Washington Redskins training camp: The Redskins needed to be a more physical team overall after finishing last in three of the last four years. They need a mindset and an identity, some…
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  • RG III report: Strong finish

    RG III report: Strong finish

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    RICHMOND, Va. -- With the speed the Washington Redskins have at receiver, if defenses don’t get home on the blitz, the Redskins will be in position for some big plays on short passes. We saw that the other day when quarterback Robert Griffin III hit And…
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  • Pierre Garçon leaves practice after hamstring tweak

    Pierre Garçon leaves practice after hamstring tweak

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    During wide receiver Pierre Garçon’s first season with the Redskins, he missed time with a foot injury that hampered him even after he returned to the lineup in the second half of the season. Garçon knows about the problems caused by lingering injuries …
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  • Peter King explains his 2016 Redskins name change prediction

    Peter King explains his 2016 Redskins name change prediction

    washingtonpost.com 17 hours ago
    This would be an excellent item to skip if you are not interested in the Redskins name issue. Last week, veteran NFL reporter Peter King wrote that he thought the Redskins would have a new name by 2016. That struck many observers — including this one — …
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  • RGIII could more closely resemble his teammates in 2014

    RGIII could more closely resemble his teammates in 2014

    washingtonpost.com 17 hours ago
    Thursday morning, as Redskins training camp opened, Robert Griffin III went to the podium and met with members of the media for the first time this month. Friday afternoon — midway through the Redskins’ second day of training camp — Griffin stopped in t…
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  • Coach’s Turn: Jay Gruden At The Mic

    Coach’s Turn: Jay Gruden At The Mic

    redskins.com 19 hours ago
    (AP Image) Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden wanted to keep his team on their toes. The first-year head coach opened his press conference after Monday’s practice session touching on the subject of altered tempo that was installed. He also talked…
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  • People are trying to sell (free) Redskins practice tickets

    People are trying to sell (free) Redskins practice tickets

    washingtonpost.com 20 hours ago
    Almost immediately after the Redskins introduced a ticket lottery for four training camp sessions — three joint practices with the Patriots, and the team’s annual Fan Appreciation Day — wise fans warned that this would lead to an attempted secondary mar…
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  • Ryan Clark found a barber at Redskins training camp after all

    Ryan Clark found a barber at Redskins training camp after all

    Ryan Clark arrived in Richmond for Redskins training camp in need of a haircut and no idea where to get one. While Clark probably had a go-to barber in Ashburn from his first stint with Washington, and in Latrobe, Pa., for the past eight training camps …
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  • Chris Thompson feels fast again

    Chris Thompson feels fast again

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    RICHMOND, Va. -- The one trait Washington Redskins Chris Thompson couldn't show last summer is the one trait that made him dangerous. He'd watch a run in practice on film and know he could have hit it faster. Or burst through quicker. Or finish better. …
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  • Redskins sign Everette Brown

    Redskins sign Everette Brown

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    Everette Brown has landed with yet another NFC East club. According to ESPN’s John Keim, the Redskins have reached a deal with the 26-year-old Brown, who likely will play outside linebacker in Washington’s 3-4 scheme. Brown (6-1, 263) appeared in seven …
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  • Washington Redskins' projected roster

    Washington Redskins' projected roster

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    Examining the Washington Redskins' roster: Quarterbacks (3) Robert Griffin III Kirk Cousins Colt McCoy Jay Gruden only had two quarterbacks in each of his three seasons with Cincinnati, but Griffin still needs to prove his durability. So nothing has cha…
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  • #SkinsCamp Fan Of The Day: July 28

    #SkinsCamp Fan Of The Day: July 28

    redskins.com 23 hours ago
    By Evan Redmon There’s an old saying that some people are so dedicated to what they do, that they go at it 24 hours a day. But what about 24 years? That’s what Terri Russell is all about. Year two at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center r…
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  • Redskins fan turning autographs into tattoos

    Redskins fan turning autographs into tattoos

    ESPN.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Charlie White, a 41-year-old Redskins fan, is getting players to sign his arm so that he can get the signatures tattooed on him.
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  • Redskins cut the cord on 2013 draft pick Brandon Jenkins

    Redskins cut the cord on 2013 draft pick Brandon Jenkins

    profootballtalk.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Players with value get chances. Players without value get made into examples. The Redskins released 2013 fifth-round pick Brandon Jenkins Sunday, less than a week into his second training camp. According to Tarik El-Bashir of CSNWashington.com, Jenkins …
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  • Meriweather's hits always a worry

    Meriweather's hits always a worry

    ESPN.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    RICHMOND, Va. -- They know he can’t hit a certain way. They also can’t promise that he won’t. And that’s going to be a season-long subplot for the Redskins and safety Brandon Meriweather. Coach Jay Gruden half-joked Saturday that he was going to suspend…
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  • Fan Of The Day: July 27

    Fan Of The Day: July 27

    redskins.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    (Chesney, bottom right, and her family with Robert Griffin III) Washington Redskins fans are the most passionate fans in the world. This shows time and time again. Since Thursday, thousands of fans have filtered into the Bon Secours Washington Redskins …
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  • Tim Hightower looking for another chance

    Tim Hightower looking for another chance

    profootballtalk.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    It has been a long time since we’ve seen running back Tim Hightower in an NFL game. Hightower tore his ACL during the 2011 season and failed to make the Redskins roster out of camp in 2012 while still struggling with issues in his surgically-repaired kn…
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  • Day Four Drills: One-On-Ones

    Day Four Drills: One-On-Ones

    redskins.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    (AP Image) Head coach Jay Gruden wanted to see how the defensive backfield and wide receivers/tight ends were progressing — against each other. The Washington Redskins ended Sunday’s individual drills portion of the morning practice with one-on-one batt…
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  • Day Four Drills: Tight Ends

    Day Four Drills: Tight Ends

    redskins.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    (AP Image) If you want to be a tight end in the NFL, you must be versatile. Watch the five tight ends on the Washington Redskins’ training camp roster go through footwork and blocking drills. The five tight ends on the roster are Jordan Reed, Niles Paul…
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  • Day Four Training Camp Drills: Special Teams

    Day Four Training Camp Drills: Special Teams

    redskins.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    (AP Image) On the first day of training camp, Redskins Blog provided video of the special teams unit working on wrapping up returners. Today, it was all about getting ready to harass the specialists through a blocking drill.
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  • Video - Fan Plans To Get Ink 02:33

    Fan Plans To Get Ink

    Jul 27
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses a fan's plan to get tattoos of the autographs of all 22 starters on the team.
  • Video - Washington Redskins nose tackle Barry Cofield on head coach Jay Gruden: 'Coach takes care of us' 01:34

    Washington Redskins nose tackle Barry Cofield on head coach Jay Gruden: 'Coach takes care of us'

    Jul 27
    Washington Redskins nose tackle Barry Cofield opens up about the Redskins new head coach Jay Gruden and how training camp has gone so far.
  • Video - Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson's friendly rivalry with teammate DeAngelo Hall 02:36

    Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson's friendly rivalry with teammate DeAngelo Hall

    Jul 27
    Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson used to be rivals with cornerback DeAngelo Hall, but now they are teammates. NFL Media's Jeff Darlington has the latest on how these battles play out in practice.
  • Video - Outlook for Washington Redskins offense in 2014 01:34

    Outlook for Washington Redskins offense in 2014

    Jul 26
    The "NFL Now" crew explains how the new offensive weapons surrounding RGIII in Washington will help him take his game to the next level and make Jay Gruden's job easier.

Sports Columnists

  • The Tuesday Mailbag

    Jul 29
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Strange scene at Panthers’ training camp Monday morning: A man who looked like Michael Phelps, maybe 6-4 and 235, watching Carolina’s fourth camp practice, wearing cargo shorts and a denim shirt, sunglasses and a goatee, not botherin…
  • Five Things I Think I Think: New Orleans Saints

    Jul 28
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  • Scenes from an Ongoing Tour of Training Camps

    Jul 28
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — This is what a real training-camp practice sounds like, via the verbal stylings of New Orleans defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and his defensive coach, Bill Johnson. The scene: First padded Saints practice of camp … Sunday …
  • Mailbag -- Johnny Manziel's uphill battle and other early training camp ob…

    Jul 27
    Mailbag: The early days of training camps were marked by injuries, a scarcity of holdouts, Johnny Manziel's uphill battle and more, John Clayton writes.