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ESPN's Rick Reilly just published a column about the controversy over the racist nickname of the Washington Redskins in which, after consulting a few Native Americans, he compares those who'd like the team to change its nickname to those who originally …Share Tweet
Redskins injury report: Meriweather limitedASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather passed his concussion tests and took part in some drills during practice Wednesday. He will continue to be monitored daily to make sure no symptoms arise. Meriweather was knocked from…Share TweetRobert Griffin III hopes to run more for the Washington Redskins.Share Tweet(AP Image) As it stands through the first two weeks of the season, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III currently ranks seventh in passing yards (649), tied for fifth in passing touchdowns (five) and has yet to throw an interception in the…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 18, 2013It’s been a busy week for fines around the NFL and Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been added to the list of players punished for hits last weekend. Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that Meriweather has been fined $42,000 for a helmet-t…Share Tweet(AP Image) Moving forward from the first two weeks of the season, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan addressed local and national media after practice today at team headquarters in Ashburn, Va. Shanahan admitted on Monday that part of the prob…Share Tweet
Niles Paul on Mike Shanahan’s slow-motion yellingThe slow-motion Vine of Mike Shanahan hollering at Niles Paul on Sunday isn’t pretty. It made the rounds fairly quickly in the following days but it never made it to Paul himself, so I showed it to him at Redskins … Continue reading →Share Tweet
Limited preseason work hurt Alfred MorrisASHBURN, Va. -- Alfred Morris understood what the Redskins staff was doing; the running back just isn’t sure it worked for him. And it turns out that quarterback Robert Griffin III wasn’t the only Washington offensive player knocking off the rust. Morri…Share Tweet
That Packers-Redskins familyAt some point during Sunday’s Redskins-Packers game, this woman was shown on TV, half her face Redskins burgundy and half her face Packers green. “I don’t understand,” one person wrote. “Both teams?” asked another. Here’s the explanation, as sent to … C…Share TweetWashington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said Wednesday he doesn't believe Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson set an unrealistic expectation for other players returning from knee injuries.Share Tweet
The story of the Redskins’ bobsled costumesThe Redskins team party had an “Island” theme this year, and photos quickly surfaced of player dressed in their own interpretations of what “Island” meant. Tom Compton, Kirk Cousins, Ryan Kerrigan, Adam Gettis and Josh LeRibeus quickly stole the show … …Share Tweet
Redskins film review: Defense1. For whatever reason, linebacker London Fletcher is getting blocked more than it seemed he did a year ago. Is that a function of him (finally) showing his age and not being able to get off blocks? Anything that goes wrong with Fletcher will be painted…Share Tweet
Series History Between Redskins-Lions[Washington Redskins wide receiver Gary Clark (84) in a 45-yard pass from Mark Rypien and scores a touchdown against Detroit Lions cornerback Sheldon White (25) during third quarter action in NFC Championship game on Sunday's Jan.13, 1992 at RFK Stadium…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 18, 2013The San Diego Chargers signed former Buffalo Bills cornerback Crezdon Butler Tuesday and waived defensive tackle Drake Nevis. Butler has played for the Bills, Arizona Cardinals, Washington Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers after being selected by Pittsbu…Share Tweet
Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III: Running can be a spark for our teamSep 18Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks about choosing the right times to run with the ball and addresses wide receiver Pierre Garcon's comments on Griffin's knee.
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan: Maybe I can wear the knee braceSep 18Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan addresses the media on the status of quarterback Robert Griffin III, and even gives a funny suggestion on what may alleviate the QB's knee issues.