Redskins Rumors & News

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Redskins are going to release veteran G Chris Chester, per league source.

  • RG3 misses 'having fun playing football' after two tough seasons

    Sportsnaut "Robert Griffin III has suffered through a couple of horrific seasons in Washington after blowing the hinges off the NFL as a rookie in 2012. He is hoping a new mental approach will help him recapture the magic, and part of that process appears to involve taking the game not so..." May 27

  • Redskins release guard Chris Chester and cornerback Tracy Porter

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins have released right guard Chris Chester and cornerback Tracy Porter, according to multiple people with knowledge of the situation. Chester, who was entering his 10th season, had started every game for Washington in the past four seasons. He struggled last season, but..." May 27

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    .@Redskins ST coach Ben Kotwica says he's intrigued by rookie WR Jamison Crowder as potential punt returner. @SiriusXMNFL @ZigFracassi

  • Mike Shanahan: Injuries aren’t why RGIII has struggled last two years

    Pro Football Talk "When Robert Griffin III landed in the NFL in 2012, the Redskins closed the regular season with seven straight wins to take the NFC East and advance to the playoffs. Griffin missed one of those games with a knee injury, which served as a preview of the more serious knee injury he’d suffer in the..." May 23

  • Report: Texans, Redskins or Bills will be on this year's 'Hard Knocks'

    CBSSports.com "According to a report from ESPNCleveland.com, NFL Films will choose between the Houston Texans, Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills when selecting a participant for this year's version of HBO's Hard Knocks. The Cleveland Browns, according to the report, "emphatically stated their opposition..." May 22

  • Robert Griffin III -- My Baby Has Arrived, But Won't Be RG4

    TMZ.com "Robert Griffin III officially became a father Thursday, but he's going to have to wait a while for RG4 ... because his wife gave birth to a girl. Rebecca Griffin squeezed out 7 lbs, 9 oz. of baby today ... and they named her Reese Anne. " May 22

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players

    CBSSports.com "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

  • Ryan Kerrigan expected to miss some time after knee procedure

    CSN Washington "Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and is expected to miss a portion of the team’s OTA sessions that begin next week, sources told CSNwashington.com on Wednesday. Kerrigan had been battling soreness and discomfort in the knee for some time. It wasn’t..." May 21

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Matt Jones at Redskins’ rookie minicamp: ‘I will compete with anybody’

    Washington Times "Matt Jones made his feelings perfectly clear when he spoke with Alfred Morris for the first time not long after he was drafted by the Washington Redskins. Morris may be the starting running back, Jones acknowledged, but he won’t be accepting a backseat to his new teammate anytime soon. “We will..." May 19

  • Washington signs Hutson Mason after Connor Halliday’s departure

    Pro Football Talk "Former Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday has reportedly decided to pursue a career in a field other than professional football rather than continue to try to make the Washington Redskins roster this offseason. That left the Redskins without a fourth quarterback on their depth chart,..." May 18

  • Mike Shanahan says he could coach again if the situation were right

    Denver Post "Give Mike Shanahan the floor and he'll make an audience believe it is in the middle of his one of his pregame pep talks. On Friday, as part of a panel for Fresh Ed., a "life performance brand" founded by Denver native and former NFL player Bo Scaife, Shanahan shared words of wisdom as though he..." May 18

  • Former NFL LB Adrian Robinson dies at 25

    Pro Football Talk "Linebacker Adrian Robinson, who played for the Steelers, Chargers, Broncos, and Washington, has died at the age of 25, per multiple reports. No cause of death was given. Undrafted in 2012 out of Temple, Robinson appeared in 12 games for the Steelers in 2012. " May 18

  • Gruden says Scherff "will have to take some lumps" while learning

    CSN Washington "Although there has been talk from the Redskins’ coaches and the general manager about there being competition at every position, it would be a major upset if top draft pick Brandon Scherff was not the starting right tackle in Week 1. Jay Gruden would not declare Scherff as the starter at this..." May 17

  • Redskins rookie QB Connor Halliday retires before first practice

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Rookie quarterback Connor Halliday, signed by the Redskins as an undrafted free agent, has apparently retired on the eve of his first minicamp practice with the team. Coach Jay Gruden said on Saturday that he awoke to a voicemail from Halliday, and the two haven't yet talked. "He chose to jump..." May 17

  • 12d
    Mike Jones @MikeJonesWaPo

    Gruden says Blake Sims looks like he's been playing RB for a long time.

  • 13d
    John Keim @john_keim

    As @TarikCSN pointed out, QB Connor Halliday is not at Redskins park for the minicamp. Was told that, For now, appears done with football

  • Santana Moss Not Ready to Retire

    247 Sports "Santana Moss has already put in 14 seasons in the NFL, but he is not ready to call it quits. “I’ve got another year in me,” Moss told InsideTheU. Moss, who has spent the last 10 seasons with the Washington Redskins, is currently a free agent and is optimistic that he will play somewhere this..." May 15

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings

    CBSSports.com "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Sen. Harry Reid: 'Stunning' that NFL cares more about ball inflation than racist team name

    The Score "Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic minority leader, issued a scathing critique of the NFL's priorities on his Twitter feed Tuesday: Reid has been a vocal opponent of the Washington Redskins name for more than a year now, pledging not to attend a home game until the moniker is dropped." May 12

  • Redskins Sign First-Round Pick Brandon Scherff

    NFL.com "Brandon Scherff is officially ready to bring his nasty streak to the Washington Redskins’ offensive line. The No. 5-overall pick out of Iowa on Tuesday officially signed his contract with the team, giving him time to workout with his new teammates and coaches in plenty of time for this..." May 12

  • Washington reaches deals with 90 percent of draft class

    Pro Football Talk "Washington has taken care of most of its draft class, in yet another sign of how easy deals are to do these days. The team announced it had signed eight of its 10 draft picks, with a ninth agreeing to terms (sixth-rounder Tevin Mitchel). The only one without a deal at the moment is..." May 11

  • McCloughan compares RB Jones to a 5-time Pro Bowler

    CSN Washington "Matt Jones, the Redskins’ third round selection, hasn’t played a down in the NFL yet. But he’s already drawing comparisons to one of the game’s best running backs: Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch. Yes, the same Marshawn Lynch that has appeared five Pro Bowls, back-to-back Super Bowls and rushed 1,200..." May 11

  • Jay Gruden: RGIII should make big jump this year

    Pro Football Talk "Through one year of their partnership, there have been plenty of people who have shared the opinion that Robert Griffin III is a poor fit for what coach Jay Gruden is looking for in a quarterback in Washington. Gruden’s been one of the people dropping hints in that direction, but he’s called..." May 11

  • DeSean Jackson on leaving Philly: Teams we’re with now are winning

    Pro Football Talk "Asked to weigh in on LeSean McCoy’s comments about Chip Kelly getting rid of all the good black players on the Eagles, DeSean Jackson demurred. But Jackson did have something interesting to say about leaving the Eagles. Jackson suggested in an appearance on SportsCenter that he and McCoy have..." May 09

  • Redskins agree to terms with draft picks Mitchel, Reiter

    Washington Post "The Redskins have agreed to terms with two of their draft picks, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed. Cornerback Tevin Mitchel, a sixth-round pick out of Arkansas, and center Austin Reiter, a seventh-round pick out of the University of Central Florida, both have finalized their..." May 08

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot

    CBSSports.com "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Report: Fred Davis reinstated from indefinite suspension

    The Score "Free-agent tight end Fred Davis has been reinstated from indefinite suspension by the NFL, Pro Football Talk reports. Davis, then a member of the Washington Redskins, was banished in February 2014 after a second substance abuse violation. The next day, Davis was charged with driving while..." May 07

  • Washington takes a flier on Connor Halliday

    Pro Football Talk "Good news, Robert Griffin III — your team didn’t draft a quarterback. Bad news (possibly), Robert Griffin III — your team may have nevertheless added your eventual replacement. Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday, whose final college season was marred by a broken ankle, has agreed to..." May 04

  • Redskins go small in fourth round with Duke WR Crowder

    CSN Washington "Washington tabbed Duke wide receiver Jamison Crowder with the 105th pick of the draft. After picking three players who were among the biggest at their positions, they went with speed and shiftiness in Crowder. At 5-8 and 185 pounds, Crowder becomes the smallest receiver on the roster. But he’ll..." May 03

  • Redskins go local with fourth-round pick of OL Kouandjio

    CSN Washington "Continuing a theme they started with their top pick in the draft, the Redskins have added more heft to their offensive line, taking guard Arie Kouandjio out of Alabama with their second pick of the fourth round. The started off the draft by taking 6-5, 319-lb. G/T Brandon Scherff out of Iowa..." May 03

  • Redskins take LB Martrell Spaight out of Arkansas

    CSN Washington "The Redskins added some depth to their linebacker corps, taking Arkansas linebacker Martrell Spaight with their initial pick of the fifth round. Spaight played outside linebacker at for the Razorbacks but at 6-0, 236 lb. it seems likely that he will compete for playing time at inside..." May 03

  • Redskins grab three players in sixth round

    CSN Washington "The Redskins got some business done in a short period of time in the sixth round of the draft, adding a safety, a cornerback, and a wide receiver. The safety is Kyshoen Jarrett of Virginia Tech. He was a three-year starter for the Hokies, He is a bit smaller than Scot McCloughan's ideal size..." May 03

  • Jay Gruden says Alfred Morris 'won't be affected' by Matt Jones' arrival

    ESPN.com "The Washington Redskins changed their focus in the run game. What they say they're not ready to do is change their running backs, despite adding one in the third round Friday. When you have a running back who has rushed for 3,962 yards in his first three seasons, there's not a huge need to make..." May 03

  • Size, versatility, potential drew Redskins to Preston Smith, Matt Jones

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins continued their trend of adding players with impressive size, physicality and versatility in rounds 2 and 3 of Friday’s NFL Draft. In Mississippi State’s Preston Smith (second round), Washington got a 6-foot-5, 271-pound player that team officials believe is still..." May 02

  • 26d
    Mike Jones @MikeJonesWaPo

    Gruden says Alfred Morris remains the guy, but that Jones will help spell him.

  • Redskins address offensive line, taking Iowa’s Brandon Scherff

    Washington Post "With the top outside linebacker prospect off the board following the Jacksonville Jaguars’s selection of Florida’s Dante Fowler at third overall, the Washington Redskins stayed put at fifth overall and chose to address the other side of the ball, selecting Iowa’s Brandon Scherff. The team had a..." May 01

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    John Keim @john_keim

    The Redskins have selected OL Brandon Scherff with the fifth pick. #WASpick

  • LIVE BLOG
    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Report: Redskins, Jets interested in moving down in draft

    The Score "While much of the pre-draft speculation has centered around the Tennessee Titans and the No. 2 overall pick, they aren't the only team with a high draft pick worth keeping an eye on. One club official handling trade conversations for his team told Peter King of The MMQB that the Washington..." April 30

  • Redskins' GM: Extension talks with Williams, Kerrigan are 'ongoing'

    CSN Washington "While he was discussing the upcoming draft and what qualities he looks for in players who could be his team’s first-round pick, Scot McCloughan addressed the futures of two Redskins first-round picks from earlier this decade. The general manager was asked about contract extensions for left..." April 29

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades

    CBSSports.com "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • Browns talking to Redskins about trade into top five

    NFL.com "Last year, the Cleveland Browns opted to trade out of a top five pick. They might do the opposite on Thursday. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Browns have talked with the Redskins over the past week about the possibility of moving up to the fifth overall pick. Rapoport..." April 28

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Scot McCloughan hopes to turn Redskins’ seven draft picks into 10

    Washington Times "When the NFL draft begins Thursday night, the Washington Redskins will have seven picks, one in each round beginning with the fifth overall selection. First-year general manager Scot McCloughan hopes to turn those seven picks into 10. In a press conference at Redskins Park on Monday, McCloughan..." April 28

  • Browns, Redskins talk deal; Mariota in mind?

    CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins discussed a deal for the fifth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, which begins Thursday in Chicago. Cleveland has a pair of first-round picks -- 12th and 19th overall -- and could use one or both to move up in order to be in position to select..." April 28

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe -- 'Redskins Should Be In Virginia' ... 'Aggressively Working Deal'

    TMZ.com "The governor of Virginia says he's "aggressively" trying to move the Redskins OUT of Washington D.C. and into the 10th state -- telling TMZ Sports it's simply "where they belong." Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been gunning for a brand new football stadium in Virginia -- and strongly believes it..." April 27

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