Redskins Rumors & News

  • 2d
    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Perry Fewell taking job as #redskins DB coach, per source

  • Should the Redskins trade WR Pierre Garçon?

    CSN Washington "We ran the numbers on Pierre Garçon’s contract a week ago. He has a $9.7 million cap number this year, his age 29 season. If the Redskins trade him, they would save $5.3 million against the cap after a $4.4 million dead cap charge. Should they keep him they would be looking at a 2016 cap charge of..." January 27

  • 4d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    New #Redskins GM Scot McCloughan is hoping to add #Packers senior personnel executive Alonzo Highsmith to his front office, source said.

  • Albert Haynesworth pleads guilty to reckless boating

    USA Today "Former NFL defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth pleaded guilty to a reckless boating charge Tuesday in Knox County (Tenn.) court. Haynesworth, a two-time Pro Bowler who played seven seasons with the Tennessee Titans, faced five charges at his arraignment, including violations of Tennessee..." January 20

  • 9d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Redskins are hiring Joe Barry as their defensive coordinator, source says. For real this time.

  • Pendergrast reportedly interviews for Redskins' D.C. job

    CSN Washington "The Redskins have interviewed former Cardinals defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast for their vacant defensive coordinator position, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Pendergast, 47, was the Cardinals’ defensive coordinator from 2004-2008 before joining the Chiefs in the same capacity in..." January 19

  • Report: Vic Fangio to meet with Bears before Redskins

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Bears have requested permission to interview former 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, a source told Adam Schefter of ESPN. Fangio is expected to meet with Chicago first, then he will interview with the Redskins for the same position later on Saturday, according to Dianna Marie Russini of..." January 17

  • Former Redskins QB thinks Cousins is on the move

    CSN Washington "As we've seen before, former Redskins QB Joe Theismann has had strong opinions on the current Redskins quarterback situation, particularly Kirk Cousins. Well, Theismann is back at it. Thursday on ESPN 980's The Sports Fix, Theismann shares that he thinks Cousins could be shipped out before the..." January 16

  • 14d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Late entry into Redskins' defensive coordinator consideration is 49ers DC Vic Fangio, who's not returning to SF.

  • 14d
    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    The #Redskins have hired former #Cowboys OC and offensive line coach Bill Callahan to very lucrative three-year contract.

  • 15d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Redskins plan on hiring #Chargers LB coach Joe Barry as their defensive coordinator, sources say.

  • Redskins to interview Raheem Morris Tuesday "The Washington Redskins will interview their secondary coach, Raheem Morris, for the vacant defensive coordinator's position Tuesday, a team source said. Morris had met with the New York Giants on Friday about the same opening, but there could be more attractive candidates for that position,..." January 13

  • RG3 auctioning off used ankle cast

    Sporting News "Robert Griffin III is looking to cash in on his misfortunes — for a good cause. The Redskins' quarterback is auctioning off an ankle cast signed by his teammates for his Family of 3 Foundation. The cast, signed by DeSean Jackson and DeAngelo Hall among others, is available to bidders through..." January 12

  • McCloughan could bring Gore, Davis or Brooks to Washington

    Pro Football Talk "New Washington General Manager Scot McCloughan could be interested in acquiring some of his favorite 49ers. McCloughan, who was formerly the General Manager in San Francisco, would probably like to bring in some players he’s familiar with. Matt Maiocco of lists Frank Gore, Vernon..." January 10

  • Eric Mangini Will Interview for Redskins DC Job

    Hogs Haven "The Redskins are not done interviewing candidates for their vacant defensive coordinator job. San Diego Chargers LB coach Joe Barry was interviewed Monday and Tuesday, San Francisco 49ers DB coach Ed Donatell was interviewed on Wednesday, and former Houston Texans DC Wade Phillips was interviewed..." January 09

  • 21d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Giants requested permission for defensive coordinator interview with Washington DB coach Raheem Morris, per source.

  • 22d
    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Despite success with Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall, I'm told #Bears do not have Mike Shanahan on list of HC prospects

  • Report: Redskins agree with former 49ers GM Scot McCloughan

    CSN Washington "With speculation mounting about the Redskins pursuit of former 49ers and Seahawks personnel guru Scot McCloughan, reports show he will come to Washington. McCloughan emerged as the hottest commodity in many vacant NFL front offices, but a troubled personal history somewhat dampened his prospects...." January 06

  • With many successful father-son partnerships under their belts, the Redskins should totally hire Wade Phillips

    Washington Post "With the Redskins having made a hash of their last 20 or so seasons, many fans seem to think the team should try something new. Which reminds me of the news that longtime NFL coach Wade Phillips will interview with the franchise for its vacant defensive coordinator position. As you likely know,..." January 06

  • Ex-Redskins Player Fred Smoot Found Not Guilty of Domestic Assault

    NBC Washington "Former Washington Redskins player Fred Smoot was found not guilty of assault Monday afternoon, News4's Chris Gordon reported. Smoot's bench trial began Monday morning in Loudoun County, Virginia. In November, Smoot's former girlfriend Valerie Jackson told police that Smoot grabbed her during..." January 06

  • 24d
    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Strong sense within Skins headquarters that Wade Phillips is well positioned to be their next defensive coordinator. Has ample support

  • With Redskins’ season over, pending free agents wait for the next move

    Washington Times "Roy Helu removed the game balls, the cleats, the supplements and other items from his locker early last week, turning and carefully placing each into two large, clear, plastic sacks pulled open at his feet. There was a chance that he may never step into the locker room at Redskins Park again,..." January 05

  • Report: Wade Phillips to interview with Washington

    Pro Football Talk "The Redskins need a defensive coordinator to replace Jim Haslett and they’ll be looking at one of the most experienced candidates on the market this week. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Wade Phillips is scheduled for an interview in Washington this week. Phillips was out of the NFL in..." January 04

  • Bills, 49ers won’t let defensive coordinators interview in Washington

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills and 49ers do not have head coaches at the moment. But they both have defensive coordinators under contract, and they’re squatting on their contractual rights. With a defensive coordinator vacancy in Washington, the Bills have declined a request to interview defensive coordinator Jim..." January 03

  • 26d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    This is an interesting one. Wade Phillips will interview for the #Redskins defensive coordinator opening this week, source says.

  • Redskins Pierre Garçon, E.J. Biggers hit with fines

    CSN Washington "Wide receiver Pierre Garçon and cornerback E.J. Biggers were fined by the NFL for illegal plays in the Redskins’ season-ending loss to the Cowboys on Sunday, according to a league source. Garçon was fined $8,268 for a late, blindside hit on linebacker Kyle Wilber after Robert Griffin III scored..." January 02

  • RG3 took sacks last season at a historic rate

    Pro Football Talk "Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III took sacks during the 2014 season like no other quarterback in the 21st Century. Griffin was sacked 33 times last year while throwing only 214 passes. How rare is that? Not since Hugh Millen of the 1992 Patriots has a quarterback been sacked so many..." January 02

  • 2014 AP All-Pro Team

    Pro Football Talk "Via USA Today and, here is the first-team All-Pro squad as announced by The Associated Press on Friday. Fifty NFL writers compose the AP’s voting panel: OFFENSE Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running back: DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh. Fullback: John..." January 02

  • 28d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Redskins setting up DC interviews with 49ers DC Vic Fangio, 49ers DB coach Ed Donatell and SD LB coach Joe Barry, per sources.

  • 28d
    Chris Russell @Russellmania980

    Source tells @ESPNRadio980 that for now the #Redskins have been denied permission to speak to 49ers DC Vic Fangio.

  • Bruce Allen: Redskins are 'winning off the field' "Why do you play the game? You play the game to win. But a close second to actually winning the game on the field? Winning it OFF the field. Redskins President and GM Bruce Allen cited Washington's off-field success on Wednesday during an end-of-year press conference while talking about a 4-12..." December 31

  • Jim Haslett, Redskins mutually agree to part ways "Jim Haslett is no longer part of Jay Gruden's coaching staff in Washington. The team announced a mutual parting of the ways between Gruden and Haslett, who has been the team's defensive coordinator since 2010 but survived the regime change because of his close ties with Gruden. "Jim and I..." December 31

  • "Redskins" Mentions Down 27% On NFL Game Broadcasts In 2014 "NFL announcers said the word "Redskins" 472 fewer times this regular season than in 2013, a decrease of 27%. We expected the Washington nickname controversy to impact how announcers called games, but not to this degree; in fact, yesterday's slate of broadcasts only found "Redskins" being mentioned..." December 30

  • Jay Gruden: 'Changes are going to be made' "The Washington Redskins' players know it must be done after a season like the one they just had. Which is why some players predicted a gutting of the roster similar to the one Mike Shanahan made after his first season in Washington. Just as in Shanahan's first season, there was an overrating..." December 30

  • Kirk Cousins: I did not demand a trade

    CSN Washington "Kirk Cousins isn't planning to demand a trade, after all. Around noon on Monday, a local reporter tweeted, “Kirk Cousins says that if Redskins name RG3 starting QB he would like to be traded.” About two hours later, Cousins was on a conference call with the Redskins media corps, saying his..." December 30

  • Cowboys Jump On Washington Early, Hold On For 44-17 Win

    Blogging The Boys "In 2007, the Dallas Cowboys went 11-1 and were dominating the league. Then they throttled back and started resting people. Finishing 13-3, they had a first round bye in the playoffs, but were defeated 21-17 by the New York Giants, who went on to win the Super Bowl. There is a belief, held by the..." December 29

  • 31d
    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Kirk Cousins says that if Redskins name RG3 starting QB he would like to be traded. #Redskins

  • Redskins’ brass expected to take time to decide on future of Gruden’s staff

    Washington Post "Discussing the tasks ahead as he tries to figure out how to fix the franchise following his 4-12 rookie season, Jay Gruden said Sunday evening, “everybody, top to bottom, in this organization is going to get evaluated, and it’s going to be a thorough evaluation.” Those evaluations will include..." December 29

  • 32d
    Dane Brugler @dpbrugler

    If the #Raiders lose to Denver, here is the 2015 NFL Draft top-7 order: 1. TB 2. TEN 3. JAX 4. OAK 5. WAS 6. NYJ 7. CHI

  • Robert Griffin III practices Friday "Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's right shoulder responded well to a day of rest, making him probable for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys. Griffin was a full participant in practice Friday, two days after he was limited because of soreness in his throwing shoulder...." December 26

  • 2015 Pro Bowl: Complete roster "The rosters for the 2015 Pro Bowl, which will be Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN in Glendale, Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIV, were announced Tuesday. Like last year, it's the unconferenced format with players selected without regard to conference in voting by fans, coaches and..." December 24

  • RG3 wears wristband for first time as pro quarterback

    SB Nation "RGIII wore a play-calling wristband on his left arm for the first time as a pro against the Eagles on Sunday. If you thought it was odd seeing Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III checking a wristband on his left arm in between plays during Sunday's win over the Philadelphia Eagles, you..." December 23

  • Trent Murphy ‘a long shot’ to play in season finale

    Washington Post "Rookie linebacker Trent Murphy appears unlikely to play in next Sunday’s season finale against the Dallas Cowboys after breaking his hand early in Saturday night’s win over the Eagles. Murphy fractured the third metacarpal in his right hand and did not return. Coach Jay Gruden said on Sunday..." December 22

  • Saturday’s run-first game plan is blueprint for how Gruden, Griffin can succeed together

    Washington Post "Jay Gruden and Robert Griffin III are expected to return next season. Although the situation isn’t ideal, perhaps Gruden and Griffin could make it work if they stick to the blueprint from Saturday’s 27-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. In an ongoing attempt to revive Griffin’s career,..." December 21

  • D-Jax critiques former team after win "The satisfaction leaped from his comments, the once-spurned receiver burning his former team -- first on the field, then with his words. The Redskins' DeSean Jackson finished with four catches for 126 yards against the Eagles -- as well as the last word. In two games against Philadelphia..." December 21

  • Robert Griffin III likely to stay with Redskins in 2015 "Jay Gruden feels good about his chances to return to D.C. next season year, and according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, so should Robert Griffin III. The maligned quarterback, who has been benched several times already this year and was subject to some pretty pointed criticisms by Gruden..." December 21

  • FCC Rejects Claim That the Word ‘Redskins’ Is Obscene

    Time "Denies a law professor’s attempt to strip a radio station of its license because of repeated use of the word The Federal Communications Commission denied a Washington area law professor’s petition to strip a radio station of its license because of repeated use of the word “redskins” when..." December 19

  • NFL hands out hefty fine for Redskins' Santana Moss

    USA Today "The NFL has fined Washington Redskins receiver Santana Moss $22,050 for the tirade that led to his ejection in last week's loss to the New York Giants. Moss was incensed by the decision to overturn a touchdown by teammate Robert Griffin III in the second quarter and took out his frustration on..." December 19

  • Report: Vick says playing for Skins would be a dream come true

    CSN Washington "At 34 years old, Jets quarterback Michael Vick believes he can still be a face of a franchise. His one-year, $5 million deal expires in the offseason, and the chance New York's front office feels the same way about Vick and his capabilities is unlikely, which could leave the Virginia native..." December 18

  • Redskins' Gruden thinks what he says about RG3 gets "twisted"

    CSN Washington "Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday he believes his comments on Robert Griffin III are often “twisted” to fit the narrative that he and Griffin have a contentious relationship. “I don’t have much of a concern really,” Gruden said, asked whether he’s concerned about how his relationship..." December 17