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Chris Cooley and Bob Costas squared off on ESPN’s ‘Outside the …

Chris Cooley and Bob Costas squared off on ESPN’s ‘Outside the Lines’

washingtonpost.com Updated 3 hours ago
ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” devoted an hour-long episode tonight to the debate over the Redskins’ name. It included an interview with owner Daniel Snyder, who repeated many of the talking points he had established in an August discussion with Chris Coole…
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  • Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Washington Redskins

    Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Washington Redskins

    deadspin.com ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    Some people are fans of the Washington Redskins. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Washington Redskins. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group.Read more...
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  • Redskins Announce Additions To Practice Squad

    Redskins Announce Additions To Practice Squad

    The Washington Redskins on Tuesday announced the additions of linebacker Jackson Jeffcoat and Braxston Cave to the practice squad. Jeffcoat appeared in 40 games with 33 starts at the University of Texas. As a freshman, he was named honorable mention Big…
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  • RGIII makes fun of his trademarked phrases in new commercial

    RGIII makes fun of his trademarked phrases in new commercial

    washingtonpost.com 11 hours ago
    A few weeks after he was drafted by the Redskins, Robert Griffin III — via Thr3escompany LLC – submitted applications to the United States Patent and Trademark Office for trademarks on RGIII, RG3, Robert Griffin III, and Unbelievably Believable. Before …
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  • Tress Way a longtime Redskin

    Tress Way a longtime Redskin

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    ASHBURN, Va. -- He’s not about to be sucked into a controversy, not after just winning a job for a team he signed with two weeks ago. Washington Redskins punter Tress Way, though, understands the nickname controversy -- and has since his high school pla…
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  • Thomas Boswell to concerned Redskins fans: Stop hating on RGIII

    Thomas Boswell to concerned Redskins fans: Stop hating on RGIII

    washingtonpost.com 13 hours ago
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III struggled in the preseason, raising concerns that his progress as a pocket passer has stalled. The lack of production from the quarterback and the first-string offense and the success of backup Kirk Cou…
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  • David Amerson On Confidence Level Entering Second Season

    David Amerson On Confidence Level Entering Second Season

    redskins.com 14 hours ago
    (AP Image) Combining a year of NFL play under his belt with an extensive workout regimen during the offseason, Washington Redskins cornerback David Amerson said he’s a lot more comfortable entering the 2014 regular season. “I think that’s just credit to…
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  • RGIII says his fallout with Mike Shanahan was ‘heartbreaking’

    RGIII says his fallout with Mike Shanahan was ‘heartbreaking’

    washingtonpost.com 14 hours ago
    With the start of the Redskins season finally less than a week away, Bleacher Report published a 3,000-plus word feature on “The Complicated Reinvention of [RGIII].” Written by former Yahoo Sports (and Washington Post) writer Les Carpenter, the piece to…
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  • Jay Gruden Talks Redskins’ Regular Season Roster

    Jay Gruden Talks Redskins’ Regular Season Roster

    redskins.com ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    After months of hands-on work with the entire Washington Redskins roster, head coach Jay Gruden and his staff throughout the weekend and Monday formalized the team’s initial 53-man roster and 10-man practice squad. “I feel like [President and general ma…
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  • Redskins Release First Depth Chart Of 2014 Regular Season

    Redskins Release First Depth Chart Of 2014 Regular Season

    redskins.com 16 hours ago
    The Washington Redskins on Tuesday released the first unofficial depth chart of the 2014 regular season. See how the depth of the team stacks up before the season opener against the Houston Texans below: OFFENSE DEFENSE SPECIAL TEAMS
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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 17 hours 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 18 hours 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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  • Redskins set 10-man practice squad

    Redskins set 10-man practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    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 Sep 1 (yesterday)
    (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 Sep 1 (yesterday)
    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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  • RG3: We fixed what we needed to fix on offense

    RG3: We fixed what we needed to fix on offense

    profootballtalk.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    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 Sep 1 (yesterday)
    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 Sep 1 (yesterday)
    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 Sep 1 (yesterday)
    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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  • 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 (2 days ago)
    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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  • Veteran Safety Duke Ihenacho Joining The Redskins

    Veteran Safety Duke Ihenacho Joining The Redskins

    redskins.com profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)
    (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 (2 days ago)
    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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  • Video - Costas, Cooley On Washington's NFL Name 06:57

    Costas, Cooley On Washington's NFL Name

    Sep 2
    Former Redskins TB Chris Cooley and Host of NBC's Football Night in America Bob Costas join Bob Ley to discuss the controversy over Washington's NFL nickname.
  • Video - Historical Reflection 03:08

    Historical Reflection

    Sep 2
    An essay reflects on the historical backdrop of the Nation's Capital for the debate over its professional football team's name.
  • Video - Dan Snyder On Washington Redskins Name 06:49

    Dan Snyder On Washington Redskins Name

    Sep 2
    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder discusses the controversy over his team's nickname.
  • Video - Bob Ley's Commentary On Washington's NFL Name Issue 02:21

    Bob Ley's Commentary On Washington's NFL Name Issue

    Sep 2
    Bob Ley provides his thoughts on the Redskins nickname controversy.

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