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Mat Mendenhall: The One That Got Away

Mat Mendenhall: The One That Got Away

redskins.com Updated Feb 26, 2013
Pictured above (left to right): wide receiver Art Monk, general manager Bobby Beathard, head coach Jack Pardee, and defensive end Mat Mendenhall. The Washington Redskins 1980 NFL Draft class landed them eight players in total. Six of those players did n…
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  • What Do RG3 And Honey Badger Share?

    What Do RG3 And Honey Badger Share?

    redskins.com Feb 26, 2013
    Besides awesome nicknames. NFL Draft guru Mike Mayock says that CB Tyrann Mathieu, or the “Honey Badger,” is a Combine ‘wildcard’ and no one really knows the NFL future of the 5”² 9”³ 186 pound cornerback. But what do Redskins QB Robert Griffin
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  • Redskins TE Davis (Achilles) cleared to play

    Redskins TE Davis (Achilles) cleared to play

    Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis, who is recovering from a torn Achilles suffered last season, was cleared to play by Dr. Robert Anderson on Tuesday.
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  • Redskins add former Chargers GM A.J. Smith as adviser

    Redskins add former Chargers GM A.J. Smith as adviser

    redskinsgab.com Feb 26, 2013
    The Redskins have hired A.J. Smith, the former General Manager of the San Diego Chargers, in an advisory role within the Front Office, according to various (confirmed) reports. Smith was recently fired by San Diego after 10 years serving as the team’s g
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  • Even if Redskins sue, Cowboys won't

    Even if Redskins sue, Cowboys won't

    ESPN.com Feb 26, 2013
    The Associated Press used to have a rule (not sure whether they still do) that they would not report a threatened or prospective lawsuit -- only one that had actually been filed. I always thought this was a good rule. Of course, now there are no rules. …
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  • Roger Goodell on the Redskins’ cap penalties (Video)

    Roger Goodell on the Redskins’ cap penalties (Video)

    washingtonpost.com Feb 26, 2013
      The video exchange between Roger Goodell and a Redskins fan seen below is nearly six months old; it happened in New York last September during a trip involving photo shoots for fans. But the video was just posted this … Continue reading →
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  • Who may get squeezed out in Washington?

    Who may get squeezed out in Washington?

    ESPN.com Feb 26, 2013
    On Monday, we discussed the Washington Redskins' lingering fight to get back some of the salary-cap space that was taken from them last year as a penalty for the way they structured some contracts during the uncapped 2010 season. Specifically, that post…
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  • Breakfast links: Is Nnamdi next out the door?

    Breakfast links: Is Nnamdi next out the door?

    ESPN.com Feb 26, 2013
    Washington Redskins Mike Jones has a look at Florida International safety Johnathan Cyprien, who could be a player the Redskins target with their first pick of April's draft. The Redskins don't have a first-round pick and don't pick until No. 51 overall…
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  • Video - Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher: Robert Griffin III provides hope 03:05

    Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher: Robert Griffin III provides hope

    Feb 26
    Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher discusses his future in the NFL and also describes the impressive character traits of quarterback Robert Griffin III.
  • Video - Will London Fletcher return in 2013? 05:36

    Will London Fletcher return in 2013?

    Feb 26
    Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher joins "NFL AM" to discuss quarterback Robert Griffin III and whether or not he'll return next season.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done right

    Feb 26
    We learned plenty at this year's combine, as usual, so the NFL shouldn't change a thing, writes John Clayton.
  • Sources: Holmgren, Raiders talk front office job

    Feb 26
    The Oakland Raiders have been talking to former Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren about a leadership position within the organization, according to two sources.
  • Peter King: More on Tom Brady's amazing deal; mail

    Feb 26
    Picking up the pieces from the surprising three-year, $27 million Tom Brady contract extension:
  • Chadiha: Chiefs need Alex Smith

    Feb 26
    Alex Smith offers leadership and skill that the Chiefs simply can't afford to pass up.