Washington Redskins News and Rumors

  • Redskins sign DE Jean Francois to 3-year deal

    Redskins sign DE Jean Francois to 3-year deal

    ESPN.com Updated 5 hours ago
    Washington signed defensive end Ricky Jean Francois to a three-year deal for $9 million with $4 million guaranteed, his agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
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  • WATCH: George Allen’s Taken Championship Hat Returned

    WATCH: George Allen’s Taken Championship Hat Returned

    redskins.com 7 hours ago
    RELATED LINKS: –A Look Inside The Redskins Archives: George Allen Chats With Richard Nixon –Honoring Ed Sabol: Hiring Of George Allen For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Officia…
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  • Redskins draft prospects: Randy Gregory

    Redskins draft prospects: Randy Gregory

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    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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  • Perry Fewell Grew Up A Big Redskins, Sonny Jurgensen Fan

    Perry Fewell Grew Up A Big Redskins, Sonny Jurgensen Fan

    redskins.com 9 hours ago
    RELATED LINKS: –Get To Know Perry Fewell –Perry Fewell Boasts Extensive NFL Experience For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. New defensive backs coach Perr…
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  • James Casey adds more stops to his search for a new job

    James Casey adds more stops to his search for a new job

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    Tight end James Casey is free to sign with any team in the league after his release from the Eagles and he may meet with all of them before landing a gig for the 2015 season. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that Casey has scheduled visits with the Bengals, …
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  • Las Vegas Redskins Fan Rocks Winter Gear During Rare Snowstorm

    Las Vegas Redskins Fan Rocks Winter Gear During Rare Snowstorm

    redskins.com 14 hours ago
    (screenshot via fox5vegas.com) RELATED LINK: –Callahan Excited To Uphold Tradition Of Bugel And ‘The Hogs’ For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. In a sign …
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  • Wizards loss to Minnesota felt like the franchise’s bad old day…

    Wizards loss to Minnesota felt like the franchise’s bad old days

    washingtonpost.com 15 hours ago
    This is how bad the Wizards’ loss in Minnesota was Wednesday night: the aftermath of that game felt like the aftermath of a typical late-season Redskins meltdown. Each number you saw felt worse than the last. The postgame analysts on Comcast SportsNet a…
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  • Chris Hanburger To Speak As Part Of Heart Of A Hall Of Famer Ch…

    Chris Hanburger To Speak As Part Of Heart Of A Hall Of Famer Character Series

    redskins.com 16 hours ago
    (AP Image) RELATED LINK: –Art Monk To Students: ‘I Encourage You To Be Great’ For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. The Hangman is ready to share some wisd…
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  • Exploring past draft trades to see what Redskins can expect

    Exploring past draft trades to see what Redskins can expect

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    My first reaction: not enough. It was just Peter King’s mock draft for Sports Illustrated, and mocks are just speculation and a fun guessing game, but he had Philadelphia trading up to land the No. 5 pick in the draft from the Washington Redskins. He ha…
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  • Silas Redd Recalls Time Spent Between USC And The Redskins

    Silas Redd Recalls Time Spent Between USC And The Redskins

    redskins.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    Click to view slideshow. RELATED LINK: –Redskins Read Deadline Is Approaching For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. While there was the occasional moments …
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  • WOW, Redskins Salute Members Send Off Hundreds Of Care Packages

    WOW, Redskins Salute Members Send Off Hundreds Of Care Packages

    redskins.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    RELATED LINKS: –Join Women Of Washington For Free Today! –Join Redskins Salute For Free Today! For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. It certainly isn’t rar…
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  • Sports Illustrated Vault Finds Rare John Riggins Photo

    Sports Illustrated Vault Finds Rare John Riggins Photo

    redskins.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    Odd request. Does this John Riggins shot count? RT @hughperry: @si_vault Athletes with enormous fish SI Vault (@si_vault) February 23, 2015 RELATED LINKS: –Riggins Discusses Role In ‘The Wedding Ringer’ –A Look Inside The Redskins’ Archives: John Riggin…
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  • Post Sports Live: Why was RGIII named starting quarterback in F…

    Post Sports Live: Why was RGIII named starting quarterback in February?

    washingtonpost.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    The Post’s Des Bieler, Neil Greenberg and Dan Steinberg join host Gene Wang to discuss why Redskins coach Jay Gruden has already named Robert Griffin III as starting quarterback, look at what’s behind the Wizards’ recent struggles and talk about the big…
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  • Joe Theismann’s Letter To Younger Self

    Joe Theismann’s Letter To Younger Self

    redskins.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    (AP Image) RELATED LINK: –Redskins Read Deadline Is Approaching For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. Founded by New York Yankees legendary shortstop last …
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  • Eli Harold offers Redskins pass-rush option in second round

    Eli Harold offers Redskins pass-rush option in second round

    ESPN.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    The Washington Redskins could trade down in the first round of the draft and still walk away with a quality pass-rusher -- if that’s what they want to find. Though there are excellent options at the top of the draft, there’s at least one player who shou…
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  • Beyond The Sidelines: Kirsten On Cheerleading, School And Futur…

    Beyond The Sidelines: Kirsten On Cheerleading, School And Future

    redskins.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    Click to view slideshow. Get to know your Washington Redskins Cheerleaders beyond the sidelines! Today’s cheerleader is Kirsten, who is also a nanny and a full-time student. Hey everyone! I am Kirsten. Beyond the sidelines I am a nanny and a full-time s…
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  • Redskins argue trademark ban unconstitutional

    Redskins argue trademark ban unconstitutional

    ESPN.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)
    A federal government decision to cancel the Washington Redskins' trademark because it may be disparaging infringes on free-speech rights and unfairly singles the team out, lawyers argued in court papers filed Monday.
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  • More On That Unconventional Robb Akey Interview

    More On That Unconventional Robb Akey Interview

    redskins.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)
    (AP Image) RELATED LINKS: –Robb Akey Was Fired Up For His Interview With Redskins –Robb Akey’s Journey Leads Him To Washington For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Faceb…
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  • Redskins Read Challenge Deadline Is Approaching

    Redskins Read Challenge Deadline Is Approaching

    redskins.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)
    RELATED LINKS: –Chris Baker Hosts Book Drive –Redskins Read Across Richmond Summer Reading Finale For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. There’s less than a…
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  • Jay Gruden on RGIII: ‘We’re not always going to be buddy-buddy’

    Jay Gruden on RGIII: ‘We’re not always going to be buddy-buddy’

    washingtonpost.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)
    Redskins Coach Jay Gruden raised some eyebrows at the NFL Scouting Combine last week when he announced that Robert Griffin III will go into the season as the team’s starting quarterback. “You know, we’ll go into the season with Robert as the number one …
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  • Is Darrell Green Going To Run Another 40-Yard Dash?

    Is Darrell Green Going To Run Another 40-Yard Dash?

    redskins.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)
    RELATED LINK: –PHOTO: Darrel Green Goes Golfing, Spots Alligator For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. This could get good. With the NFL Combine dominating…
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  • Social Recap Monday, 2-23-15

    Social Recap Monday, 2-23-15

    redskins.com Feb 23 (3 days ago)
    RELATED LINKS: –PHOTO: Was Freddie Mercury A Redskins Fan? –Social Recap Monday, 2-23-15 For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. Each day, Washington Redskin…
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  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. still believes in Robert Griffin III

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. still believes in Robert Griffin III

    washingtonpost.com Feb 23 (3 days ago)
    Events of the past couple seasons seem to have divided Redskins fans into two camps: those who believe Robert Griffin III can never again be a successful quarterback — or at least not in this market — and those who have maintained their faith. Put Dale …
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  • DeAngelo Hall’s Social Media Knowledge Tested At Combine

    DeAngelo Hall’s Social Media Knowledge Tested At Combine

    redskins.com Feb 23 (3 days ago)
    RELATED LINK: –Vote ’83 Redskins As Best Team Never To Win A Super Bowl For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. DeAngelo Hall was put under the spotlight in …
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  • Todd McShay: Redskins would be wise to trade down

    Todd McShay: Redskins would be wise to trade down

    ESPN.com Feb 23 (3 days ago)
    If the Washington Redskins wanted to add more picks and still select an outside linebacker, they could do so. That is, if Marcus Mariota is still around when they select -- and if other teams want him badly enough to take a big jump. That's the opinion …
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  • A.J. Smith won’t be back in Washington front office

    A.J. Smith won’t be back in Washington front office

    profootballtalk.com Feb 23 (3 days ago)
    A.J. Smith has been a fixture in NFL front offices for most of the last three decades, but he’s set to be out of work heading into the 2015 season. Smith has spent the last two years working for the Redskins as a personnel consultant to team president B…
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  • Kirk Olivadotti Provides Coaching In Linebacker Combine Drills

    Kirk Olivadotti Provides Coaching In Linebacker Combine Drills

    redskins.com Feb 23 (4 days ago)
    Click to view slideshow. RELATED LINK: –Kirk Olivadotti Bio For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. With hundreds of college prospects showcasing their talen…
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  • Doug Williams Shares Wisdom With Cardale Jones On ESPN

    Doug Williams Shares Wisdom With Cardale Jones On ESPN

    redskins.com Feb 23 (4 days ago)
    (ESPN) RELATED LINKS: –Doug Williams, Cardale Jones To Be Featured Sunday On ESPN –Doug Williams Poses For Photo With Jaguars Head Coach For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Offi…
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  • Mike Shanahan continues to blame everyone but himself for his f…

    Mike Shanahan continues to blame everyone but himself for his failure with the Redskins

    washingtonpost.com Feb 23 (4 days ago)
    Mike Shanahan finished 24-40 as the coach of the Redskins. That’s a winning percentage of .375 — the same mark logged by Steve Spurrier and Jim Zorn, who were given half the time Shanahan had to turn things around. Of the 10 coaches who have lasted at l…
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  • Pierre Garcon Gets Busy With Late Night Workout

    Pierre Garcon Gets Busy With Late Night Workout

    redskins.com Feb 23 (4 days ago)
    RELATED LINKS: –Ryan Kerrigan Had A Unique Combine Interview –Stanford OT Andrus Peat A Fan Of Redskins’ Trent Murphy For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page.…
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  • Marcus Mariota's showing could help the Redskins

    Marcus Mariota's showing could help the Redskins

    ESPN.com Feb 23 (4 days ago)
    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota's showing at the scouting combine over the weekend might have helped the Washington Redskins -- but there is a lot more knowledge teams likely would need before trading up to get him. It shouldn’t have been a surprise t…
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  • Video - Redskins Need To Set RGIII Up To Succeed 01:26

    Redskins Need To Set RGIII Up To Succeed

    Feb 20
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim talks about changes on the offensive line and in coaching that could help Robert Griffin III succeed as the starter.
  • Video - 3 Things We Learned At The Combine: Wednesday 01:58

    3 Things We Learned At The Combine: Wednesday

    Feb 18
    John Clayton delivers the latest news from the NFL Scouting Combine including what Lovie Smith thinks of Jameis Winston, who will be the Redskins starting quarterback in 2015 and which teams may trade up in the draft to get Marcus Mariota.
  • Video - Skeptical About RG III As Redskins' Starter? 01:50

    Skeptical About RG III As Redskins' Starter?

    Feb 18
    NFL insiders Bill Polian and Adam Caplan discuss the comments made by Redskins coach Jay Gruden that Robert Griffin III will enter the season as Washington's starting quarterback.
  • Video - Gruden: RG III The Starter In Washington 00:35

    Gruden: RG III The Starter In Washington

    Feb 18
    Redskins coach Jay Gruden says the team will go into the season with Robert Griffin III as the starting quarterback.

Sports Columnists

  • ESPN Now

    Feb 26
    S Mike Mitchell's restructuring will save the Steelers more than $2.4M of cap room, a source tells ESPN's John Clayton. Mitchell converted a $2M roste...
  • Mock Draft: Post-Combine

    Feb 25
    Former Oregon coach Chip Kelly, now with the Eagles, once said Marcus Mariota is “the most talented kid I coached in college.” (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) Let the silly season begin! And let me kick it off, right here! With a nod to the “Fine Fifteen” s…
  • Jameis Winston will be No. 1 and other lessons from NFL scouting combine

    Feb 23
    Five things: Most of the top prospects, including Jameis Winston, confirmed their lofty rankings with their performances at the 2015 NFL scouting combine, John Clayton writes.
  • The Bucs Start Here

    Feb 23
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Most Scrutinized Draft Pick of All Time was on the phone Sunday, a day after the poking and prodding of the NFL combine here, and I asked The Most Scrutinized Draft Pick of All Time if he was ready for the private detectives from mult…