Redskins Rumors & News

  • Kicker Kai Forbath signs restricted free agent tender to return to Redskins

    Washington Post "Kicker Kai Forbath has signed his restricted free agent tender and will return to Washington for another season. The fourth-year veteran announced the news via social media Wednesday night. The team had extended the tender, which is worth $1.54 million, last month. Forbath had yet to put pen to..." April 15

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • Robert Griffin III Addresses Rumors that the Redskins are Targeting a QB in the Draft

    Sportsnaut "There have been numerous rumors surface over the past couple weeks that the Washington Redskins are potentially looking into selecting Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota in the upcoming NFL draft. These rumors fly in the face of head coach Jay Gruden’s proclamation that Robert Griffin III is the..." April 13

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • Robert Griffin III's feelings aren't hurt by Redskins QB reset talk

    CBSSports.com "The Washington Redskins have been connected to Marcus Mariota in the upcoming NFL Draft. Even if they can't get him in for a visit. The potential investment in a quarterback doesn't bother their current quarterback though. Or at least Robert Griffin III is saying it doesn't. RG3 was asked by..." April 13

  • Trent Williams dismisses agent Ben Dogra

    Washington Post "Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams has parted ways with agent Ben Dogra, who had represented him since 2010. Williams, who made the decision last week, confirmed the move via text message on Friday, and said he retained Vincent Taylor of MS World LLC, who along Dogra had represented Williams..." April 12

  • Jason Campbell leans toward retirement

    Pro Football Talk "Ten years ago, Washington made quarterback Jason Campbell a first round draft pick. He’s closing in on calling it a career. Per a league source, Campbell has rejected multiple opportunities to sign a contract for 2015, with the Ravens and Bengals among the franchises to which Campbell said..." April 11

  • Ex-NFL CB: After The Draft My Mom Said I Owed Her $1 Million

    Black Sports Online "We hear it all the time. “How do athletes who make millions of dollars go broke?” Ex-NFL CB Phillip Buchanon breaks down in his book “New Money: Staying Rich” how easily it can happen. Here are a couple of excerpts. In the excerpt, the former NFL cornerback talks about family members,..." April 11

  • Trent Williams dismisses agent Ben Dogra

    Washington Post "Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams has parted ways with agent Ben Dogra, who had represented him since 2010. Williams, who made the decision last week, confirmed the move via text message on Friday, and said he retained Vincent Taylor of MS World LLC, who along Dogra had represented Williams..." April 10

  • Mariota visit to Redskins Park called off

    CSN Washington "So maybe the Redskins aren’t hot on the trail of Marcus Mariota after all. There were plans to have the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback visit Redskins Park at some point during the pre-draft process. But according to Albert Breer of NFL Media, the trip has been cancelled. Breer said that..." April 09

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced

    CBSSports.com "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Griffin needs to be competent before he can be great

    CSN Washington "If Robert Griffin III is going to make it as an NFL quarterback, it seems as though he should keep one old adage in mind. Learn to walk before you run. Griffin wants to be a great quarterback and there certainly is nothing wrong with that. But he must first learn to be a competent..." April 08

  • Eagles, E.J. Biggers sign one-year contract

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to a report from Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports, the Philadelphia Eagles have signed free agent defensive back E.J. Biggers to a one-year contract. The team has since officially confirmed the deal. This news hardly comes as a surprise. Earlier reports on Tuesday indicated Biggers was..." April 07

  • RG3 on Gruden: Not my job to judge the coach

    CSN Washington "Jay Gruden's first season as Redskins head coach had many more downs than ups, and a consistent source of frustration seemed to be his quarterback situation. Robert Griffin III started the season as Washington's starter, but sustained an injury Week 2 that altered the course of his 2014 season. He..." April 07

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    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley visiting Redskins today, per source. Has previously visited with Dolphins and Jets.

  • Gruden: 'Stability' on special teams is key for Redskins in '15

    CSN Washington "Although Jay Gruden was pleased with the progress made by the Redskins’ special teams units last season, the head coach wants more consistency in 2015. How will that be achieved? Through improved depth and a better grasp of coordinator Ben Kotwica’s schemes, he said recently. In Gruden’s..." April 05

  • Buccaneers trade Dashon Goldson to Redskins

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Buccaneers have traded safety Dashon Goldson to the Redskins for an undisclosed 2016 draft pick, according to the team's official website on Friday. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN and Albert Breer of NFL Media, Tampa Bay will give up a seventh-round pick in 2016 in exchange for a..." April 04

  • Redskins Have Reportedly Expressed Interest In RB Pierre Thomas

    NFL Trade Rumors "John Keim of ESPN.com reports that the Redskins have expressed interest in free agent RB Pierre Thomas in recent weeks. However, Washington is likely to wait and see what transpires in the draft before seriously considering the idea of signing Thomas to a contract. Keim adds that Thomas is..." April 02

  • Tribal leader faces impeachment after accepting gifts from Dan Snyder

    Deadspin.com "A football autographed by Robert Griffin III ain't worth what it once was. But it might still cost a Utah tribal official her job. Gari Pikyavit Lafferty, chairwoman of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, is facing impeachment over taking that memento and other gifts from the Washington Redskins..." April 01

  • Fourth man in Sean Taylor slaying pleads guilty

    Miami Herald "The fourth Fort Myers man man involved in the November 2007 killing of former University of Miami football star Sean Taylor pleaded guilty Wednesday. Charles Wardlow will serve 30 years behind bars for participating in the burglary and murder of the Washington Redskins safety — a crime that..." April 01

  • Associated Press examining its use of the Redskins name

    Awful Announcing "The boycotts of the Redskins nickname has been the forgotten NFL controversy of the last several months. With concussions and domestic violence dominating the off-field headlines, the nickname debate circling around the Washington NFL franchise moved to the backburner in the last..." March 31

  • Washington signs RB Michael Hill

    Pro Football Talk "Michael Hill is back for a second stint with Washington. Hill, a second-year tailback from Missouri Western, re-signed with Washington on Monday, according to the NFL’s personnel notice. Hill (5-10, 210) was on Washington’s practice squad toward the end of last season. He was last with the..." March 30

  • Washington plans to host Marcus Mariota

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets are sending some key decision-makers to work out Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. But the team drafting ahead of them may take Mariota before the Jets, at No. 6, get the chance. Washington, which has the fifth overall pick, plans bring Mariota to the team’s headquarters in Ashburn,..." March 29

  • Gruden's goal: Get Garçon more touches in '15

    CSN Washington "In 2013, Pierre Garçon set a franchise record for receptions and finished eighth in the NFL in receiving yards. In 2014, the team added DeSean Jackson and Garçon’s numbers dropped off precipitously. Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said this week that he intends to get Garçon’s numbers “back up”..." March 28

  • Redskins haven’t ruled out re-signing Santana Moss

    Washington Post "The Redskins haven’t ruled out re-signing wide receiver Santana Moss, but will likely wait to see how next month’s NFL draft plays out before deciding on the 14-year veteran’s future with the franchise. Moss, who will turn 36 in June, is the fourth-leading wide receiver in Redskins history with..." March 28

  • Jay Gruden says Santana Moss could return

    ESPN.com "The end seemed to be a foregone conclusion at the end of the Washington Redskins' season. Santana Moss, coming off a 10-catch season, would retire. Except that Moss made it clear he'd like to play. And now coach Jay Gruden said there's a chance they might re-sign Moss. "We're keeping a close..." March 27

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • Jay Gruden: Redskins won't be afraid to 'hit the reset button' on QB

    CBSSports.com "Here's Redskins coach Jay Gruden a month ago at the combine talking about quarterback Robert Griffin III: "We'll going into the season with Robert as the No. 1 guy, obviously. Then it's up to Robert to continue to grow and mature as a quarterback and a person. And moving forward just want to see..." March 26

  • Redskins starting QB job is Griffin's to lose

    CSN Washington "Need to Know: At the NFL owners meetings, Jay Gruden gave some clarity to the Redskins' starting QB situation, at least to the extent that he can in late March. " March 26

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

  • Report: Culliver's brass knuckles charge reduced

    CSN Bay Area "Washington cornerback Chris Culliver had his felony charge for possession of brass knuckles reduced to a misdemeanor on Tuesday, according to a San Jose Mercury News report. San Jose police arrested Culliver back on March 28 in a hit-and-run collision involving Culliver's white Ford Mustang..." March 25

  • Redskins still pondering key Griffin decision

    CSN Washington "The Redskins are still pondering a key decision involving the future of quarterback Robert Griffin III. General Manager Scot McCloughan told CSNwashington.com's Tarik El-Bashir today that the team has not yet decided whether or not the team will pick up the fifth-year option on Griffin’s..." March 24

  • Stephen Bowen Now A Jet Per Instagram Post

    NFL.com "Former Washington Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Bowen on Tuesday afternoon posted on his Instagram account a photo of him signing a contract with the New York Jets. “As a kid you always dream of playing for the home team. Feels good to be a NY Jet. #GangGreen,” Bowen wrote with the..." March 24

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told FOXSports.com that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged

    SI.com "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23

  • What’s the Redskins’ plan at safety next season?

    Washington Post "Washington went into the offseason figuring on replacing both starting safeties, Ryan Clark, who retired, and Brandon Meriweather, who is a free agent. The big-name free agents, like Devin McCourty and Rahim Moore, didn’t quite fit the budget-conscious rebuilding philosophy the team seems to be..." March 20

  • Biggest position holes to fill for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft

    CBSSports.com "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18

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    Charles Robinson @CharlesRobinson

    Also, nobody buying #Redskins taking Mariota at 5. Belief is Skins are trying to stimulate a trade ahead of 5, pushing another player down.

  • Report: The Redskins are Re-Signing QB Colt McCoy

    Hogs Haven "The Redskins were expected to sign a veteran quarterback to be on the roster with Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins who are both entering the final year of their rookie contracts. They have apparently found that veteran...for the 2nd year in a row. Colt McCoy was an under the radar signing..." March 17

  • The time Roger Goodell backed out of doing 'Between Two Ferns'

    SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17

  • Redskins bring back Colt McCoy to compete with RG3, Cousins

    CSN Washington "The Redskins have re-signed quarterback Colt McCoy to return and compete with Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins for the starting job, so says Adam Schefter of ESPN. Here is what Schefter tweeted on Tuesday. " March 17

  • Jones-Drew, Locker, Willis, Worilds may signal start of a trend of young NFL players retiring

    Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17

  • Who replaces Helu as the Redskins’ No. 2 running back?

    CSN Washington "Here is what you need to know on this Monday, March 16, 45 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in..." March 17

  • Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall celebrates recovery from torn Achilles’ by doing a backflip

    Washington Post "Georgia State men’s basketball coach Ron Hunter, who tore his Achilles’ tendon while celebrating his team’s win in the Sun Belt Conference championship game, has something to aspire to as he begins his recovery. Whether Georgia State’s NCAA tournament run ends in the Panthers’ first game against..." March 17

  • ESPN radio suddenly halts ‘The Man Cave’ and some blame NFL’s Redskins

    Washington Post "Sports columnist Jason Reid said goodbye to his Washington Post colleagues on Wednesday and headed off to his next job: hosting a morning radio program on Washington’s ESPN 980 (WTEM AM). But he never got there. Late last week, station managers told the would-be radio host that his new..." March 17

  • Jeron Johnson signs two-year contract with Redskins

    NFL.com "The Redskins are the latest team to pluck talent from the Seahawks' celebrated secondary. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that safety Jeron Johnson has signed a two-year, $4 million contract with Washington. Johnson comes to the Redskins after four seasons as a reserve safety and..." March 16

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