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Snyder says team name isn’t an issue, Halbritter disagrees

Snyder says team name isn’t an issue, Halbritter disagrees

profootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours ago
When it comes to the Redskins name, the two sides have become as entrenched as they can be. The question becomes whether enough folks who don’t have an opinion — and enough of those who have an opinion but not a strong one — will ever swing one way or t…
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  • Dan Snyder Exploiting Indians Isn't The Real Issue, Says Dan Sn…

    Dan Snyder Exploiting Indians Isn't The Real Issue, Says Dan Snyder

    deadspin.com ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder was in the news today. If you're short on time, yes, he continues to not give a fuck about Native Americans, or you, or your opinion of him exploiting and slurring Native Americans for personal gain.Read more...
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  • RG3 talks DeSean Jackson, Obama and Wizards playoffs

    RG3 talks DeSean Jackson, Obama and Wizards playoffs

    washingtonpost.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    When he wasn’t taking a non-sponsored selfie with President Obama, Comcast SportsNet’s Tarik El-Bashir –formerly of The Post — caught up with Robert Griffin III at today’s White House Easter Egg Roll. The Redskins quarterback was asked to compare the di…
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  • Bears sign WR Josh Morgan to a one-year contract

    Bears sign WR Josh Morgan to a one-year contract

    profootballtalk.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    The Bears have added another contender for the passing game targets that don’t go to Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery, Martellus Bennett and Matt Forte. The club said Monday it had signed Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan to a one-year contract. The 28…
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  • RGIII wears Redskins jersey, cleats to the White House

    RGIII wears Redskins jersey, cleats to the White House

    washingtonpost.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Robert Griffin III, Pierre Garcon and Ryan Kerrigan were among the guests at the White House’s Easter Egg Roll today, though Griffin, who sported a No. 10 Redskins jersey, athletic shorts and cleats, looked more like he was headed to training camp. In a…
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  • Nick Foles: DeSean Jackson ‘A Great Teammate’

    Nick Foles: DeSean Jackson ‘A Great Teammate’

    redskins.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    (AP) Nick Foles is the latest former teammate to speak positively of DeSean Jackson, whom the Eagles cut on May 28 and the Redskins signed on April 2. “He was a great teammate to me,” the quarterback told Comcast SportsNet’s Derrick Gunn. “We had a grea…
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  • The McNabb trade, four years later

    The McNabb trade, four years later

    profootballtalk.com Apr 20 (2 days ago)
    The relative solitude of Easter Sunday in 2010 was disrupted by a stunning bit of NFL news. The Eagles traded franchise quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Redskins. In return, the Eagles picked up a 2010 second-round pick and, ultimately, a fourth-round …
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  • Redskins' D vs. NFL: Comparing the cap

    Redskins' D vs. NFL: Comparing the cap

    ESPN.com Apr 18 (5 days ago)
    The Washington Redskins' defense is optimistic about where it's headed, thanks to the addition of Jason Hatcher and a tweaked philosophy regarding the pass rush. Whether their play matches that optimism always remains the biggest hurdle. What's not in d…
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  • Re-examining Redskins' needs: Cornerback

    Re-examining Redskins' needs: Cornerback

    ESPN.com Apr 18 (5 days ago)
    In the fifth part of our re-examining series, I take a look at cornerback where the Redskins made a couple moves, though only one key addition. Already this week I've discussed safeties, the pass rush, receivers and the offensive line. What they’ve done…
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  • DeSean Jackson Tries On Redskins Helmet

    DeSean Jackson Tries On Redskins Helmet

    redskins.com Apr 18 (5 days ago)
    DeSean Jackson has been getting acclimated to Redskins Park. The wide receiver has worked out with his teammates and dug into the playbook. On Thursday, he posted an Instagram picture of himself wearing a burgundy-and-gold helmet with a tinted visor. Ho…
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  • DeSean Jackson celebrated with a huge bottle of champagne

    DeSean Jackson celebrated with a huge bottle of champagne

    washingtonpost.com Apr 17 (6 days ago)
    When you’re a big NFL star who signs a contract with a new team, people in your new city do cool things to welcome you to town. In Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson’s case, that meant a party in his honor at The Huxley, where he was given a huge bot…
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  • Analyzing the Redskins visits: Offense

    Analyzing the Redskins visits: Offense

    ESPN.com Apr 17 (6 days ago)
    The Washington Redskins can host up to 30 players before the draft, but who they do doesn't always tell the entire story of their interest. And we don't really know how what visits mean for this regime: How many of these players will they ultimately sel…
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  • Brian Orakpo still hoping for long-term deal

    Brian Orakpo still hoping for long-term deal

    profootballtalk.com Apr 17 (6 days ago)
    Linebacker Brian Orakpo stands to make $11.45 million for the 2014 season after signing the franchise tag the Redskins used on him this offseason, but he’s still hoping that he’ll wind up signing another deal with the team before July 15. That’s the dea…
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  • Report: Arbitrator rules DeSean Jackson owes Drew Rosenhaus ove…

    Report: Arbitrator rules DeSean Jackson owes Drew Rosenhaus over $500,000

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (6 days ago)
    New Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson will have to allocate some of the money from his new contract with Washington to pay off a debt to his former representation. According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, an arbitrator ruled Tuesday that Ja…
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  • Stryker Presents A Free Joint Pain Seminar

    Stryker Presents A Free Joint Pain Seminar

    redskins.com Apr 16 (7 days ago)
    Register here to attend a free joint pain seminar at Redskins Park at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23. Dr. Nauman Akhtar will be speaking about arthritis of the hip and knee, surgical and non-surgical joint pain treatment options, new technologies in h…
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  • Redskins’ George Allen traded same pick twice before ’74 draft

    Redskins’ George Allen traded same pick twice before ’74 draft

    washingtonpost.com Apr 16 (7 days ago)
    The second episode of NFL Films’ five-part “Caught in the Draft” series, which examines a specific draft every week leading up to the 2014 NFL draft on May 8, airs tonight on NFL Network at 9 ET. Tonight’s episode is about the 1974 NFL draft and focuses…
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  • Trenton Robinson And Joey Fatone Of ‘N SYNC

    Trenton Robinson And Joey Fatone Of ‘N SYNC

    redskins.com Apr 16 (7 days ago)
    Apparently Trenton Robinson likes to #turnup to ‘N SYNC. The Redskins defensive back met Joey Fatone – one of the five members of the bubblegum boy band that owned the turn of the millenium - and posted a picture on his Instagram account. Somewhere a 13…
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  • Lewis Black says the Redskins should change their name

    Lewis Black says the Redskins should change their name

    washingtonpost.com Apr 16 (7 days ago)
    Comedian Lewis Black, a “Daily Show” regular, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon Monday. During the Q&A session that followed, National Press Club President Myron Belkind asked Black whether the Redskins should change their name. “Uh, yeah. Yea…
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  • Houston schools stop using “Redskins” and other insensitive nam…

    Houston schools stop using “Redskins” and other insensitive names

    As the NFL team in Washington continues to defend its use of the name Redskins, the franchise often points out that many high schools use the name. What the team doesn’t point out is that many schools are dropping the name, too. Despite the team’s claim…
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  • Ex Teammates Defend DeSean Jackson

    Ex Teammates Defend DeSean Jackson

    (AP) On the day DeSean Jackson officially signed with the Redskins, the free agent wide receiver said he did not need to defend himself in response to negative reports that surfaced when the Eagles cut him on May 28. He told Larry Michael on “Redskins N…
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  • Malcolm Jenkins questions RG III durability

    Malcolm Jenkins questions RG III durability

    ESPN.com Apr 15
    Malcolm Jenkins only echoed what others have said about Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. And the new Philadelphia Eagles safety didn't question Griffin's game, but, rather his ability to stay healthy. At this point, it's a fair topic.…
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  • Redskins' O vs. the NFL: Comparing the cap

    Redskins' O vs. the NFL: Comparing the cap

    ESPN.com Apr 15
    Last week I broke down the Redskins' salary cap by position and how it compared to the rest of the NFL. This is one more extension of that so you can see how the Redskins' top cap hit compares to the five biggest cap hits at each position. For the most …
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  • Branding of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin continues, intr…

    Branding of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin continues, introducing the 'Adidas RG3'

    yahoo.com Apr 14
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s offseason publicity train left the station when his logo was recently revealed. For those who want to catch up, Adidas has a sneaker just for you. The “Adidas RG3” cleat is the newest addition to Grif…
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  • The Redskins have one of the most stable rosters in the NFL

    The Redskins have one of the most stable rosters in the NFL

    Last week, Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com took a look at which teams have signed the most new players since the offseason started Feb. 3. Free of the salary cap penalties that have hampered them for the past two years, the Redskins have signed the third-mos…
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  • Redskins hope for 'double whammy'

    Redskins hope for 'double whammy'

    ESPN.com Apr 14
    It's supposed to provide a boost to themselves and hurt a division rival at the same time. That's the benefit of signing a player from a team in your own division. The Redskins have done so in the past; they did it again this offseason -- twice. First t…
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  • Willie Gault claims he could beat DeSean Jackson in a race

    Willie Gault claims he could beat DeSean Jackson in a race

    Former Bears and Raiders receiver Willie Gault is 53. But he can still run fast. And he says he can run faster than some of the really fast guys in the NFL. Gault, who spent five years with the Bears and six with the Raiders, tells TMZ that he could bea…
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  • Native American groups distance themselves from the Redskins

    Native American groups distance themselves from the Redskins

    Dan Snyder’s effort to curry favor with Native Americans through his Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation may be backfiring. The Native Indian Gaming Association, a nonprofit with 184 Indian nations as members pulled its sponsorship from a …
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  • Video - Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III on wide receiver DeSean Jackson: 'He's as advertised' 00:26

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III on wide receiver DeSean Jackson: 'He's as advertised'

    Apr 22
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III takes some time out of his busy schedule to attend the White House Easter Egg Roll and offer his take on newly acquired wide receiver DeSean Jackson.
  • Video - Arbitrator Rules Jackson Owes Rosenhaus 02:33

    Arbitrator Rules Jackson Owes Rosenhaus

    Apr 17
    Field Yates discusses the ruling by an arbitrator that DeSean Jackson owes his former agent Drew Rosenhaus more than $500,000.
  • Video - NFL.com Draft Do-Over: 2012 06:00

    NFL.com Draft Do-Over: 2012

    Apr 16
    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson added a Super Bowl title to his resume last season, but could he have boosted another NFC team to the top? Find out how the 2012 NFL Draft could have changed.
  • Video - Roster Reset: Washington Redskins 01:58

    Roster Reset: Washington Redskins

    Apr 14
    Jeff Darlington checks in with the Washington Redskins and discusses the team's offseason moves including the signing of wide receiver DeSean Jackson.

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