This is the February 19, 2013 news archive. View today's Redskins rumors and news.
Burns Brings ‘Special’ Blend of Success
(AP Photo) Last week, the Redskins filled one of their coaching vacancies with the hiring of Keith Burns as Special Teams Coordinator. He is replacing the departed Danny Smith who took the same position with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Burns bring an ampleUpvote Share Tweet
Morris, Lichtensteiger Make ‘All-Joe Team’(AP Photo) The 21st All-Joe Team was recently announced by USA Today and Redskins running back Alfred Morris and guard Kory Lichtensteiger were selected. The All-Joe Team was originally comprised by USA Today Sports writer Larry Weisman in honor of KanUpvote Share TweetRedskins Director of Player Personnel Scott Campbell is entering his 27th NFL season and his 13th with the Washington Redskins. Campbell originally joined the Redskins staff in 2001 as Director of College Scouting and in 2008 he was promoted to his currUpvote Share Tweet
Do the Redskins need to find two safeties?ESPN.com Updated Feb 19, 2013Mike Jones of the Washington Post takes a look at Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather and wonders whether the Redskins can count on him for a return to full health and productivity in 2013. Meriweather was the team's big defensive free agent …Upvote Share Tweet
RGIII offers clarification on new ad campaignwashingtonpost.com Updated Feb 19, 2013The newest adidas campaign featuring Robert Griffin III seems to be making some people a little uncomfortable. And rightfully so, considering that one of the criticisms both RGIII and the Redskins received after his playoff injury disaster was that …Upvote Share Tweet
Garcon won’t need surgery after taking time to rest footprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 19, 2013Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon wasn’t sure if he needed foot surgery, but apparently won’t need it after all. John Keim of the Washington Examiner reports that all Garcon needs at this point is more rest, after a toe problem limited his effectivUpvote Share Tweet
Redskins Social Media Weekly SpotlightWelcome to your weekly Redskins Social Media Spotlight, where we highlight the trendy topics and social media campaigns going on this week in Redskins Nation. Check it out and make suggestions below. Last week’s Social Media Weekly Spotlight highlightedUpvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Feeling a draftESPN.com Updated Feb 19, 2013Hey, it's Tuesday, so don't forget we have our weekly chat at noon ET. What else will happen today? There is no way for us to know. We can only be as prepared as possible. And that starts with links. Washington Redskins The Redskins' first pick in this …Upvote Share Tweet
PTI Big Finish February 18thFeb 19PTI runs down Tuesday's top stories.
Peter King: Free agency this year loaded with talent, not big spenders; ma…Feb 19Although there are four teams with more than $30 million in cap room with the dawn of free agency two weeks away, I expect this to be a stingy season for one of the best free agent classes ever.