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Redskins assume risk on RG III option -- to a point

Redskins assume risk on RG III option -- to a point

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Redskins assume risk on RG III option -- to a point
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  • Redskins to Pick Up 5th-Year Option on Robert Griffin III

    Redskins to Pick Up 5th-Year Option on Robert Griffin III

    Despite Robert Griffin III's history of injuries and moves in and out of the lineup, the Washington Redskins plan to exercise the quarterback's fifth-year contract option for the 2016 season.
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  • Why in the world would Redskins pick up RG3's option? Let's exp…

    Why in the world would Redskins pick up RG3's option? Let's explore

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    We admit we saw this report from NFL Network's Albert Breer on Robert Griffin III and thought ... really? As I said on @NFL_AM, I'm told Redskins are likely to pick up Robert Griffin III's option for 2016. They view as a franchise tag, of sorts.— Albert…
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  • Which NFL teams got unfair schedules? University at Buffalo eng…

    Which NFL teams got unfair schedules? University at Buffalo engineers know

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (3 days ago)
    Washington Redskins fans, you might not want to hear this. University at Buffalo engineers, who have done a study on imbalances in the NFL schedule and presented it at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference earlier this year, have studied the 2015 NFL sc…
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  • Larry Michael talks about Redskins trolling Eagles with Kermit …

    Larry Michael talks about Redskins trolling Eagles with Kermit the Frog meme

    washingtonpost.com Apr 23 (4 days ago)
    The Redskins’ official Twitter account posted a photo of Kermit the Frog sipping Lipton tea minutes after the Eagles’ official Twitter account posted a photo of Tim Tebow signing his contract with Philadelphia on Monday. It didn’t take long for people t…
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  • Rating the Redskins’ 2015 schedule with Larry Michael check mar…

    Rating the Redskins’ 2015 schedule with Larry Michael check marks

    washingtonpost.com Apr 21 (6 days ago)
    The NFL schedule was released Tuesday night amid much fanfare, and for the second consecutive season, the Redskins will play three games in prime time. Washington, which opens the season with Sunday afternoon home games against Miami and St. Louis, play…
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  • Report: Giants home in Weeks 2 and 3, close season in Philly

    Report: Giants home in Weeks 2 and 3, close season in Philly

    profootballtalk.com Apr 21 (6 days ago)
    The Giants are going to open the season in Dallas on Sunday night and they’ll reportedly have another prime-time game in Week Three. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports that the Giants will host the Redskins at MetLife Stadium in a Thursd…
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  • Brian Orakpo looking forward to playing for Dick LeBeau

    Brian Orakpo looking forward to playing for Dick LeBeau

    profootballtalk.com Apr 21 (6 days ago)
    Linebacker Brian Orakpo had his first day of work for a team other than the Redskins on Monday, although not everything about life with the Titans will prove to be a new experience. One of the biggest parts of any transition to a new team is learning th…
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  • Redskins troll the Eagles after they sign Tim Tebow

    Redskins troll the Eagles after they sign Tim Tebow

    washingtonpost.com Apr 20 (7 days ago)
    On Monday afternoon, the Eagles tweeted a photo of quarterback football player Tim Tebow signing his contract with Philadelphia. Welcome to the City of Brotherly Love, @TimTebow! #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/AgMLhTk7CV — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) A…
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  • RGIII on his fifth-year option, learning from the Patriots and …

    RGIII on his fifth-year option, learning from the Patriots and watching tape

    washingtonpost.com Apr 20 (7 days ago)
    By May 3, the Redskins must decide whether to pick up the fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III’s rookie contract. If they do, Griffin’s salary in 2016 (between $14 million and $16 million) will be fully guaranteed. If they don’t, Griffin …
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  • Fans pepper Redskins officials with comments during productive …

    Fans pepper Redskins officials with comments during productive forum

    Give Redskins fans a chance to vent about their game-day experience, and the comments will easily fill two hours. The fans will raise issues both big (security, parking) and small (more straws, more cup lids). They will ask for better food options, and …
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  • Bruce Allen tells Redskins fans their next stadium will more cl…

    Bruce Allen tells Redskins fans their next stadium will more closely resemble RFK

    In a recent gathering with fans and season ticket holders, Redskins President Bruce Allen said the team’s future will include “a more intimate stadium” that will be closer to what RFK Stadium was. The team held a fan forum for about 100 committed suppor…
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  • Wale to announce Redskins’ fourth-round draft pick live at FedE…

    Wale to announce Redskins’ fourth-round draft pick live at FedEx Field on May 2

    Wale is branching out in his D.C. sports franchise ambassador role. Today, the Redskins announced that the D.C.-native rapper will be performing at their (free! parking too!) annual Draft Day Party on May 2, as well as announcing their fourth-round pick…
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  • Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho loves his selfie stick

    Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho loves his selfie stick

    Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho is into fashion, as evidenced by the fourth-year pro’s Instagram page and noted in a recent post on the team’s official blog. “I just want people to look at my page and be inspired,” Ihenacho wrote last week in an Instagram…
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  • Dante Fowler visits with Redskins, Vic Beasley in town next wee…

    Dante Fowler visits with Redskins, Vic Beasley in town next week

    ESPN.com Apr 15
    Dante Fowler visits with Redskins, Vic Beasley in town next week
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  • Why Doesn't ESPN Care That A Fake ESPN President Canceled A Sho…

    Why Doesn't ESPN Care That A Fake ESPN President Canceled A Show?

    deadspin.com Apr 13
    The most influential sports media executive in the world, ESPN president John Skipper, recently had his identity stolen. The imposter used it to sabotage a seven-figure business deal arranged by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, one of the richest b…
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  • Shed a tear for old D.C. if the Redskins move to Loudoun County

    Shed a tear for old D.C. if the Redskins move to Loudoun County

    When D.C. finally wins its next title, there’s a reason the parade route won’t run down Wiehle Avenue. It’s always felt a bit unfortunate for the Redskins to practice in the Virginia suburbs and play games in suburban Maryland. Sure, the sports networks…
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  • A move to Virginia might be best for both Snyder and the city

    A move to Virginia might be best for both Snyder and the city

    If you’ve been following the trends of Daniel Snyder’s team, well, since he’s owned it, you’ve seen this possibility coming. The Post’s Jonathan O’Connell and John Woodrow Cox report that Virginia is a front runner in the so-called sweepstakes to land t…
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  • Robert Griffin III discusses his foundation and the Redskins on…

    Robert Griffin III discusses his foundation and the Redskins on Fox News Sunday

    Robert Griffin III said his Family of 3 Foundation is about forging relationships with the community and seizing every moment in life — and also laughed off the suggestion that Marcus Mariota-Redskins chatter has hurt his feelings — in an interview with…
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  • Redskins picking up option on RG III would carry risks

    Redskins picking up option on RG III would carry risks

    ESPN.com Apr 10
    Redskins picking up option on RG III would carry risks
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  • RGIII responds to talk that the Redskins could draft a quarterb…

    RGIII responds to talk that the Redskins could draft a quarterback

    Earlier this week, Robert Griffin III explained to Larry Michael why he’s had a lower profile this offseason than in offseasons past. “It’s not about talking about it; it’s about being about it,” Griffin said. “That’s what my goal is this whole offseaso…
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  • Sean Taylor’s father says new book will help people understand …

    Sean Taylor’s father says new book will help people understand his son

    The first time Steven Rosenberg met Pedro “Pete” Taylor — on the field before a 2011 Redskins-Dolphins game — he asked whether Taylor knew how much Redskins fans still thought about his son. When Taylor hesitated, Rosenberg brought over a friend. “He st…
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  • Redskins fan is losing his ‘EF DLS’ license plates in Virginia

    Redskins fan is losing his ‘EF DLS’ license plates in Virginia

    About three years ago, lifelong Redskins fan Marc Misleh got his first sports-themed personalized license plate. The plate — which came with the Commonwealth’s Redskins-themed design — read “EF DLS.” Now, I don’t want to jump to any conclusion about wha…
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  • RGIII says Redskins and Jay Gruden are ‘all in this together’

    RGIII says Redskins and Jay Gruden are ‘all in this together’

    Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III joined Larry Michael on “Redskins Nation” on Tuesday and offered some insight into why he’s laid low — especially by his standards — in the months after his rocky third season in Washington ended. “It’s not about …
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  • 5 Unmistakable Needs for Redskins as NFL Free Agency Winds Down

    5 Unmistakable Needs for Redskins as NFL Free Agency Winds Down

    The free agency chaos has started to quiet down, as teams are already starting to look ahead to the May NFL Draft which will take place in Chicago, the home of the Bears. Find out what are the football betting odds for this next season at Mybookie.ag. T…
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  • Video - NFL Nation mock draft: Redskins select LB Dante Fowler 01:34

    NFL Nation mock draft: Redskins select LB Dante Fowler

    Apr 27
    Redskins reporter John Keim breaks down his first-round selection.
  • Video - Redskins will pick up RG III's $16.2M option for 2016 01:19

    Redskins will pick up RG III's $16.2M option for 2016

    Apr 27
    Chris Mortensen reacts to the news that the Redskins will exercise their fifth-year option on QB Robert Griffin's contract, which will keep him under Washington's contractual control through the 2016 season.
  • Video - McShay's Mock Draft 5.0 04:23

    McShay's Mock Draft 5.0

    Apr 22
    Todd McShay discusses his latest mock draft, including which star running back moved into the top 10.
  • Video - Active teams to watch on draft day 02:49

    Active teams to watch on draft day

    Apr 19
    ESPN NFL draft Insider Mel Kiper Jr. explains why the Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins may have some serious debates about whom to select during the first round of the NFL draft, and which teams may be the most active on draft day.

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