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Brian Orakpo still hoping for long-term deal

Brian Orakpo still hoping for long-term deal

profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour 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 10 hours 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 16 hours 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 19 hours 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 23 hours 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 (yesterday)
    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

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    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

    redskins.com ESPN.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    (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 (yesterday)
    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 (yesterday)
    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 (3 days ago)
    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

    washingtonpost.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)
    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 (3 days ago)
    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

    profootballtalk.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)
    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

    profootballtalk.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)
    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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  • Redskins' Roberts: Jackson add 'frustrating'

    Redskins' Roberts: Jackson add 'frustrating'

    Andre Roberts, frustrated by his role with Arizona, signed with Washington with the idea he'd become a No. 2 receiver. But then the Redskins signed DeSean Jackson and now Roberts wonders what that means for him.
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  • London Fletcher zings Tony Romo with ‘choke’ comment

    London Fletcher zings Tony Romo with ‘choke’ comment

    washingtonpost.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    Four months into retirement, former Redskins linebacker London Fletcher couldn’t resist the opportunity to take another shot at Tony Romo. It happened Thursday, when Fletcher replied to a create-a-caption tweet from ‘NFL AM’ with a not-so-subtle jab at …
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  • RGIII sports new logo for taped ESPN interview

    RGIII sports new logo for taped ESPN interview

    washingtonpost.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    It would appear that Robert Griffin III’s new logo will be getting some serious exposure in an upcoming interview with the Redskins quarterback. Good Fight Media, a D.C.-based production company, shared photos from an interview with Griffin for ESPN on …
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  • Barry Cofield, ‘Press Your Luck’ And Remembering The Whammies

    Barry Cofield, ‘Press Your Luck’ And Remembering The Whammies

    redskins.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    Barry Cofield’s quote took me back to a special time and place. If you haven’t already, please read this Redskins.com article in which Cofield explains how raiding the NFC East for DeSean Jackson and Jason Hatcher has a “double whammy” effect in the div…
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  • Ryan Kerrigan Swats An Imposing Foul Ball

    Ryan Kerrigan Swats An Imposing Foul Ball

    redskins.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    Chick Hernandez never should have opened his mouth. I mean, he’s a sports anchor, so that’s his job and he should do that every day, but in the context of talking trash to a Redskins outside linebacker about an upcoming media vs. athlete celebrity softb…
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  • Navajo Nation Council votes against Redskins

    Navajo Nation Council votes against Redskins

    ESPN.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    The Navajo Nation Council formally has opposed the use of the Washington Redskins name.
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  • Report: Austin Collie tries out with Redskins

    Report: Austin Collie tries out with Redskins

    profootballtalk.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    The Washington Redskins have already made improving their wide receiver corps a significant focal point this offseason with the signings of DeSean Jackson and Andre Roberts. Despite the new additions, the Redskins are still looking into free agent pass …
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  • Watch RGIII And The Redskins Run

    Watch RGIII And The Redskins Run

    redskins.com Apr 10 (7 days ago)
    Since the Washington Redskins began Phase 1 of the team’s offseason workouts, the fine video production staff at Redskins.com has been taking you behind the scenes of voluntary workouts. On Thursday, that meant a look at sprints. In the above video, you…
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  • Who Is Akeem Davis?: The Washington Redskins announced Thursday…

    Who Is Akeem Davis?: The Washington Redskins announced Thursday the te…

    redskins.com Apr 10 (7 days ago)
    The Washington Redskins announced Thursday the team signed free agent safety Akeem Davis, giving the young prospect a shot at extending his NFL dream. But Davis – who has no NFL experience save for a stint in Seattle’s rookie minicamp in 2013 – looks li…
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  • Redskins sign a safety

    Redskins sign a safety

    profootballtalk.com Apr 10 (7 days ago)
    The Redskins addressed their need for help at safety earlier this offseason by signing the well-seasoned Ryan Clark, but that wasn’t the end of their machinations at the position. This time, though, they’ve gone to the other end of the experience spectr…
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  • 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.
  • Video - Roberts Considers Role In Washington 02:08

    Roberts Considers Role In Washington

    Apr 11
    John Keim discusses comments made by WR Andre Roberts, who indicated that he is wondering what his role will be with the Washington Redskins given the signing of DeSean Jackson.
  • Video - DeSean Jackson Criticism Unfair? 06:59

    DeSean Jackson Criticism Unfair?

    Apr 11
    In light of the report that WR DeSean Jackson skipped an exit interview with coach Chip Kelly, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss whether the receiver is being unfairly criticized.

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