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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 BrUpvote Share Tweet
Redskins set to hire Keith Burns as special teams coachOne 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. ThUpvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Feb 11, 2013The Web site of the Washington Redskins defended the team's nickname, apparently in response to recent criticism.Upvote Share Tweet
Washington Redskins "Proudly" Defend Their Name In The Dumbest Way Possibledeadspin.com Feb 11, 2013Here 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…Upvote Share Tweet
What will the Redskins do at WR?ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013Mike 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins go passive-aggressive on nickname debateAt 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Ted Leonsis on ‘Redskins,’ ‘Bullets’ and ‘Wizards’washingtonpost.com Feb 11, 2013I 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 readingUpvote Share Tweet
Jim Vance on the ‘vulgar’ Redskins namewashingtonpost.com Feb 11, 2013The 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 … ContinueUpvote Share Tweet
D.C. mayor backpedals on Redskins name changeOver 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 soUpvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Surgery for Trent ColeESPN.com Feb 11, 2013Washington 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Biggest concern for Washington RedskinsFeb 11Robert 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.
Peter King: Looking back at Greg Roman's play calling, more mailFeb 11In 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 resultsFeb 11The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.