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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 Br
Redskins set to hire Keith Burns as special teams coachUpdated Feb 11 Share TweetOne 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. ThShare TweetThe Web site of the Washington Redskins defended the team's nickname, apparently in response to recent criticism.Source: nytimes.com
Washington Redskins "Proudly" Defend Their Name In The Dumbest Way PossibleUpdated Feb 11 Share TweetHere 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…Source: deadspin.com
What will the Redskins do at WR?Updated Feb 11 Share TweetMike 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 …Source: ESPN.com
Redskins go passive-aggressive on nickname debateUpdated Feb 11 Share TweetAt 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 …
Ted Leonsis on ‘Redskins,’ ‘Bullets’ and ‘Wizards’Updated Feb 11 Share TweetI 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 readingSource: washingtonpost.com
Jim Vance on the ‘vulgar’ Redskins nameUpdated Feb 11 Share TweetThe 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 … ContinueSource: washingtonpost.com
D.C. mayor backpedals on Redskins name changeUpdated Feb 11 Share TweetOver 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
Breakfast links: Surgery for Trent ColeUpdated Feb 11 Share TweetWashington 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…Source: ESPN.com
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.