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NFL Free Agents 2013 — NFC East

NFL Free Agents 2013 — NFC East

redskinsgab.com Updated Feb 11, 2013
Washington Redskins UFAs - DT Lorenzo Alexander (6), DT Kentwan Balmer (5), OL Jordan Black (8), OL Jammal Brown (8), TE Chris Cooley (9), TE Fred Davis (5), DE Kedric Golston (7), CB Cedric Griffin (7), QB Rex Grossman (10), S Tanard Jackson (5), LB Br
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  • Redskins set to hire Keith Burns as special teams coach

    Redskins set to hire Keith Burns as special teams coach

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11, 2013
    One of Mike Shanahan’s old players is one of Mike Shanahan’s new assistant coaches. Mike Jones and Mark Maske of the Washington Post are reporting that the Redskins have reached an agreement with Keith Burns to become their new special teams coach. Th
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  • 'We Are Very Proud to Be Called Redskins'

    'We Are Very Proud to Be Called Redskins'

    nytimes.com Feb 11, 2013
    The Web site of the Washington Redskins defended the team's nickname, apparently in response to recent criticism.
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  • Washington Redskins "Proudly" Defend Their Name In Th…

    Washington Redskins "Proudly" Defend Their Name In The Dumbest Way Possible

    deadspin.com Feb 11, 2013
    Here in the 21st century, there is a growing sentiment that the Washington Redskins should finally adopt a less offensive team name. DC mayor Vincent Gray wants the name changed. Longtime DC newsman and real-life Sugar Bear Jim Vance wants the name chan…
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  • What will the Redskins do at WR?

    What will the Redskins do at WR?

    ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013
    Mike Jones of the Washington Post is taking a look at Santana Moss and his situation with the Washington Redskins as the offseason commences and the team begins to make some of its crucial decisions. Moss played very well in 2012 after slimming down in …
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  • Redskins go passive-aggressive on nickname debate

    Redskins go passive-aggressive on nickname debate

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11, 2013
    At a time when many are debating the appropriateness of the Redskins nickname, the team is taking a decidedly passive-aggressive approach. Rather than risk offending anyone, and coming out with a statement telling the offended to buzz off, the Redskins …
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  • Ted Leonsis on ‘Redskins,’ ‘Bullets’ and ‘Wizards’

    Ted Leonsis on ‘Redskins,’ ‘Bullets’ and ‘Wizards’

    washingtonpost.com Feb 11, 2013
    I don’t think I’ve ever asked a single newsmaker type about a single team name, in any sport, but these name things appear to be popular questions. Ted Leonsis answered at least four questions about changing team names during his … Continue reading
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  • Jim Vance on the ‘vulgar’ Redskins name

    Jim Vance on the ‘vulgar’ Redskins name

    washingtonpost.com Feb 11, 2013
    The latest flurry of attacks on the Redskins team name has not seemed to involve new voices - many of the current critics have been critics for years. Their arguments, though, have gotten significantly more aggressive in recent weeks. That … Continue
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  • D.C. mayor backpedals on Redskins name change

    D.C. mayor backpedals on Redskins name change

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11, 2013
    Over the weekend, we addressed the long-simmering question of whether the Redskins should change their name.  As we learned, it’s a fairly polarizing topic. District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray apparently has come to the same conclusion.  And so
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  • Breakfast links: Surgery for Trent Cole

    Breakfast links: Surgery for Trent Cole

    ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013
    Washington Redskins John Keim offers an offseason primer for Redskins fans, and it's little surprise that the first two areas of need he cites are in the secondary. Considering 2012 began with some doubt as to whether and how much Kory Lichtensteiger wo…
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  • Video - Biggest concern for Washington Redskins 00:44

    Biggest concern for Washington Redskins

    Feb 11
    Robert Griffin III's health isn't the only concern for the Washington Redskins this offseason. Heath Evans joins "NFL Total Access" to talk about what else the Redskins should be concerned with.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Looking back at Greg Roman's play calling, more mail

    Feb 11
    In the coming years, when I think about the Super Bowl just played, I know I'll think about the play that might have been: third-and-goal from the Baltimore 5. Colin Kaepernick, at the snap of the ball, took one step back and Frank Gore roared in front …
  • Clayton's mailbag: Big spending, subpar results

    Feb 11
    The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.