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Paiute Tribal Leader Faces Impeachment For Taking Redskins Gift…

Paiute Tribal Leader Faces Impeachment For Taking Redskins Gifts

deadspin.com Updated 5 hours ago
A football autographed by Robert Griffin III ain't worth what it once was. But it might still cost a Utah tribal official her job. Read more...
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  • Nats outfielder Reed Johnson is a really big Redskins fan

    Nats outfielder Reed Johnson is a really big Redskins fan

    washingtonpost.com Mar 31 (yesterday)
    Outfielder Reed Johnson, who signed a minor league deal with the Nationals after being released by the Marlins on Monday, has an added incentive to make the team out of spring training: playing half his games close to Redskins Park. Johnson, 38, was bor…
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  • Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Paea once ate a 52-ounce ste…

    Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Paea once ate a 52-ounce steak in one sitting

    washingtonpost.com Mar 30 (2 days ago)
    Stephen Paea is 6 feet 1, 300 pounds and set an NFL Scouting Combine bench press record in 2011 with 49 reps of 225 pounds. Rightfully, a number of the questions for the Redskins defensive lineman during his Reddit AMA on Monday concerned food. Paea (pr…
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  • Jay Gruden on right guard: 'I feel good about that spot'

    Jay Gruden on right guard: 'I feel good about that spot'

    ESPN.com Mar 30 (2 days ago)
    The assumption was they had to do something at right guard. Instead, the Redskins, thus far, have done nothing. They like Chris Chester and they drafted Spencer Long a year ago. That doesn’t mean they won’t address this position next month in the draft,…
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  • Jay Gruden on Mariota visit: We have a lot of options at No. 5

    Jay Gruden on Mariota visit: We have a lot of options at No. 5

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Mar 29 (3 days ago)
    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is setting up visits and workouts with the teams at the top of the draft, including a stop in Virginia next month. Mariota will be at the Redskins’ headquarters in April, a little more than a month after General Manager…
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  • The Sean Taylor graffiti at Brookland Metro has been restored

    The Sean Taylor graffiti at Brookland Metro has been restored

    washingtonpost.com Mar 28 (4 days ago)
    The graffiti mural honoring former Redskins safety Sean Taylor at the Brookland Metro station has been restored. The original piece, painted by a D.C. graffiti who goes by the name Cert after Taylor was killed in a home invasion in November 2007, was de…
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  • RGIII and Alex Ovechkin meet Lionel Messi

    RGIII and Alex Ovechkin meet Lionel Messi

    washingtonpost.com Mar 27 (5 days ago)
    With the Argentinian soccer team in town for a friendly against El Salvador on Saturday at FedEx Field, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin weren’t going to miss out on an opportunity to meet Lionel Messi. Wearing …
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  • Someone defaced the Sean Taylor graffiti mural at the Brookland…

    Someone defaced the Sean Taylor graffiti mural at the Brookland Metro station

    washingtonpost.com Mar 26 (6 days ago)
    After Redskins safety Sean Taylor was killed in a home invasion in November 2007, a D.C. graffiti artist who goes by the name Cert painted a mural to honor Taylor at the Brookland Metro station. “The Red Line was CERT’s backyard,” graffiti expert and Be…
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  • Jay Gruden on RG III's confidence, offseason goals

    Jay Gruden on RG III's confidence, offseason goals

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (6 days ago)
    PHOENIX -- Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden recognizes it’s not just about Robert Griffin III. Everyone on their roster must improve. Every other quarterback must take steps in a positive direction. When a franchise wins a combined seven games in tw…
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  • Fletcher: I apologized to Haslett for remarks

    Fletcher: I apologized to Haslett for remarks

    Ex-Redskins linebacker London Fletcher says he wants to make amends for his scathing criticism of the team's former defensive coordinator, Jim Haslett.
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  • GM: Redskins open to drafting QB at No. 5

    GM: Redskins open to drafting QB at No. 5

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan acknowledged Tuesday that he would draft the best available player with the fifth overall pick -- even if it means taking a quarterback.
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  • Cal Ripken Jr. has the best-selling throwback jersey in D.C.

    Cal Ripken Jr. has the best-selling throwback jersey in D.C.

    Mitchell & Ness, which makes throwback sports apparel, released a map of its best-selling jerseys by state based on 2014 sales data. Cal Ripken Jr.’s 1993 Orioles jersey is the best-selling jersey in Maryland and John Riggins’s 1982 Redskins jersey …
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  • LaVar Arrington says Redskins fans need to get over thinking he…

    LaVar Arrington says Redskins fans need to get over thinking he’s bitter

    Every time I mention my pal, former Washington Post contributor (and Redskins linebacker dude) LaVar Arrington, people say that he’s blinded by bitterness toward his former team. Evidently, people also tell Arrington this. The NFL Network analyst was ma…
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  • Washington Redskins wake-up call

    Washington Redskins wake-up call

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    PHOENIX -- Day 2 in hot, sunny weather (sorry to rub that in, but it's been a long winter in Virginia) at the NFL owners meetings. Here are three areas of interest: Scot McCloughan? There is nothing set with the Washington Redskins general manager, but …
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  • Jay Gruden hopes RGIII takes the starting job and runs with it

    Jay Gruden hopes RGIII takes the starting job and runs with it

    Redskins Coach Jay Gruden is at the NFL owners’ meeting in Phoenix, where he is scheduled to speak to reporters Wednesday at the NFC coaches’ media breakfast. Comcast SportsNet’s Tarik El-Bashir caught up with Gruden for a couple minutes on Monday and a…
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  • Former first-rounder Adam Carriker wants another shot in NFL

    Former first-rounder Adam Carriker wants another shot in NFL

    Former No. 13 overall pick defensive lineman Adam Carriker hasn’t been on an NFL roster since he was released by the Redskins last March. He hasn’t played in a game since Week 2 of the 2012 season. But Carriker wants another shot. After tearing his quad…
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  • Verdict is in: Redskins' defense has improved personnel

    Verdict is in: Redskins' defense has improved personnel

    ESPN.com Mar 23
    The Washington Redskins' free-agent strategy resulted in several defensive upgrades as they landed a run-stopper in the middle, a quality starting corner and an end coming off his best season. This isn't about one signing that provides hope for the defe…
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  • Redskins' free agents more praised than 2014 class

    Redskins' free agents more praised than 2014 class

    ESPN.com Mar 22
    The Redskins’ free-agency period has yielded something unusual: positive reviews. The players they’ve signed have improved their defensive line and secondary, both areas where they needed big help. The contracts seem reasonable as well, adding to the be…
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  • Redskins draft prospects: Vic Beasley

    Redskins draft prospects: Vic Beasley

    ESPN.com Mar 19
    Taking a weekly look at various players who could tempt the Washington Redskins with the fifth overall pick in the draft, watching at least three or four of their games. As the draft gets closer, I’ll post these reports more frequently and take a look a…
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  • Redskins propose four rules changes

    Redskins propose four rules changes

    ESPN.com Mar 18
    The Washington Redskins once again were among the busier teams submitting rules proposals. When NFL owners meet next week in Arizona, they'll consider four proposals submitted by the Redskins (there are a total of 23 rules proposals): Review all persona…
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  • RGIII attends Baylor’s pro day

    RGIII attends Baylor’s pro day

    Seven members of Baylor’s football team will go through tests, workouts and drills for NFL scouts at the school’s pro day on Wednesday in Waco, Tex. Redskins quarterback and former Baylor star Robert Griffin III, who completed 74 of 78 passes at his own…
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  • Washington Redskins ownership at a glance

    Washington Redskins ownership at a glance

    ESPN.com Mar 18
    Majority owner: Dan Snyder, 50 Minority owners: Michele Snyder, 52; Arlette Snyder, 78; Robert Rothman, 61; Dwight C. Shar, 72;, Frederick W. Smith, 70 Source of wealth: Created Snyder Communications with his sister, Michele, in 1989. Its first public o…
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  • Former Legion of Boom backup Jeron Johnson plans on ‘delivering…

    Former Legion of Boom backup Jeron Johnson plans on ‘delivering the blow’ with Redskins

    After the Redskins signed Terrance “Pot Roast” Knighton last week, the former Bronco appeared on ESPN 980 and declared himself the best nose tackle in the league. Washington’s newest free agent addition, safety Jeron Johnson, arrives in Washington in no…
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  • Video - Redskins' Offseason Agenda 02:11

    Redskins' Offseason Agenda

    Mar 25
    Dan Graziano and John Keim discuss what they learned about the Redskins' offseason plans during the NFL owners meetings.
  • Video - GM McCloughan Is Redskins' Best Offseason Move 01:08

    GM McCloughan Is Redskins' Best Offseason Move

    Mar 24
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim says it's not just what you hear about Scot McCloughan that's impressive, it's also what he says.
  • Video - RG III Named Starter Early 01:31

    RG III Named Starter Early

    Mar 23
    NFL Nation reporters Dan Graziano and John Keim discuss the quarterback situation in Washington and why Robert Griffin III already has been named the 2015 starter.
  • Video - McCoy Signs One-Year Deal With Washington 02:05

    McCoy Signs One-Year Deal With Washington

    Mar 17
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses where quarterback Colt McCoy will fall on Washington's depth chart this season.

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