Redskins Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Jay Gruden, RG3, and the Redskins deserve each other and the mess they've made

    USA Today "Jay Gruden doesn’t want Robert Griffin III as his starting quarterback. Dan Snyder has no intention of trading away the 24-year-old three seasons removed from earning the Offensive Rookie of the Year award. Snyder also plans to keep Gruden as his head coach. It’s the most functional move the..." December 17

  • Jackson hasn’t been himself with Redskins

    Courier-Post "When the Eagles last saw DeSean Jackson, he was intent on showing his former teammates, coaches and fans what they were missing after they released him last spring. Sure, Jackson had a long touchdown reception, an 81-yarder, but the revenge factor was muted somewhat as the Eagles won the game..." December 17

  • Trent Williams expected to miss practice time with shoulder sprain

    Washington Post "Left tackle Trent Williams did not need an MRI exam on the shoulder injury that forced him out of Sunday’s loss to the Giants, but coach Jay Gruden doesn’t expect to have him back on the field when the Redskins get back to work on Tuesday. The Redskins this week have a short turnaround because..." December 16

  • Washington place Colt McCoy on IR "The Colt McCoy experiment is over for the season. Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced Tuesday that the quarterback will be placed on season-ending injured reserve. McCoy suffered a neck injury in Week 14 and aggravated the injury on Sunday after just 13 snaps. The Redskins will..." December 16

  • 6d
    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Jay Gruden was told he will return next season per sources. More on News4 at 6. #Redskins

  • 6d
    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    Redskins coach Jay Gruden says Robert Griffin III will start Saturday against Eagles.

  • Robert Griffin III back at QB "Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, who was benched three weeks ago, returned to the lineup Sunday afternoon after starter Colt McCoy aggravated a neck injury. McCoy was taken to the locker room after his first series in Sunday's game against the Giants. McCoy, who was questionable because..." December 14

  • Redskins QB Colt McCoy medically cleared to play vs. Giants

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "After visiting a neck specialist, Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy was medically cleared to play Sunday against the Giants, a team source told ESPN on Friday. McCoy took all first-team reps during Friday's practice and was formally listed as questionable for the game prior to his visit. It remains..." December 13

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    John Keim @john_keim

    It's official: Colt McCoy has been cleared to play Sunday vs. the New York Giants, per team source.

  • 9d
    Zac Boyer @ZacBoyer

    Gruden: Cofield probable, Hatcher questionable, Helu out, Meriweather out, K.Robinson out, Golston/Jackson/McCoy/Baker questionable.

  • 10d
    Mike Jones @MikeJonesWaPo

    McCoy still taking first reps of position drills.

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Gruden says they don't need to see anymore RG3 to figure out what he can or can't do #Redskins

  • 11d
    Chris Russell @Russellmania980

    Gruden says DeSean can "jog pretty good " but hasn't cut it loose. Gruden says he's 50/50 proposition vs # Giants #Redskins

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

  • Fisher defends choice of players for coin toss

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A day later, Rams coach Jeff Fisher is taking a bit of heat for sending out Stedman Bailey, Michael Brockers, Janoris Jenkins, Alec Ogletree, Zac Stacy and Greg Robinson for the coin toss Sunday against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Those were the six players on the roster who were..." December 09

  • All three phases a mess in Redskins' shutout loss to Rams

    CSN Washington "Need to Know: The Redskins couldn't hang their hats on much of anything against the Rams on Sunday resulting in a humiliating loss. 1. Colt McCoy had a day like a few that Robert Griffin III has had this year. His numbers weren’t all that bad with 20 completions in 32 attempts for 199 yards. But..." December 08

  • St. Louis Dumps Washington, 24-0

    Turf Show Times "I'm kind of out of words. The Rams just finished a 24-0 rout of Washington for a second consecutive shutout, history in the making. The Rams defense is playing lights out. The offense is taking advantage of opportunities. And even on a day like today when Greg Zuerlein did everything he..." December 08

  • Colt McCoy injury could make RG3 Washington's starter for Week 15

    SB Nation "McCoy is battling a neck injury, potentially opening the door for Robert Griffin III to return under center. The ever-revolving door that is Washington's quarterback position appears ready for another dispirited turn. A neck injury to Colt McCoy is threatening his status against the New York..." December 08

  • DeSean Jackson out for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "He didn’t practice all week, and he reportedly won’t play on Sunday. Washington receiver DeSean is out for the Week 14 game against the Rams, according to Dianna Marie Russini of NBC 4." December 07

  • London Fletcher tees off on Jim Haslett

    Pro Football Talk "Former Washington linebacker London Fletcher spent four seasons playing for defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. And Fletcher apparently saw and heard plenty of things he didn’t like. With the team struggling (again), Fletcher teed off on Haslett during a Sunday appearance on CBS Sports..." December 07

  • Snyder, Allen may side with RG3 and fire Gruden

    Washington Post "Less than a year after a showdown over Robert Griffin III, another appears to be brewing. Jay Gruden’s desire to part ways with the ineffective quarterback may put him at odds with owner Daniel Snyder and President and General Manager Bruce Allen, potentially leaving the Washington Redskins..." December 07

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Redskins are going to see how he feels in the morning but they are planning as if DeSean Jackson will not be active

  • Fran Tarkenton rips Robert Griffin III: 'He will never make it' "If Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton doesn't think much of your abilities as an NFL quarterback, he has no problem speaking his mind. A.J. McCarron knows all about this. As does Tim Tebow and, yep, Brett Favre. And so does Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan, especially after Tarkenton..." December 06

  • Redskins tickets selling for astonishingly low prices

    Yahoo! Sports "You have $3 in your pocket right now? You can ... - Buy most of a Big Mac. Prices are rising. Might need to search the cushions of your couch for some change to pay for it all. - Get a medium latte at a major coffee shop. A large might bring you over the $3 limit. - Get close to one..." December 06

  • Redskins' Jay Gruden: 'I feel like I've failed in a lot of different ways'

    Sporting News "By almost every account, including his own, Jay Gruden's first season as the Redskins head coach has been a complete failure. The Redskins are 3-9. The team's secondary is among the worst in the league. The wide receiver corps, namely Pierre Garcon and three-time Pro Bowler DeSean Jackson, have..." December 05

  • Fisher states the obvious on Griffin trade

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this week, Jon Stewart suggested that Rams coach Jeff Fisher has a little Nick Nolte vibe. On Wednesday, Fisher opted to play the role of Captain Obvious. Does he have any regrets giving up the second overall pick in the 2012 draft for the sixth overall pick, two more first-round..." December 04

  • For Jay Gruden, the best place for Robert Griffin III is elsewhere

    Washington Post "Jay Gruden wanted Robert Griffin III to succeed, but he felt he had no choice last week other than to bench the Washington Redskins’ once-apparent franchise savior despite the wide-ranging consequences. And while it’s unclear whether owner Dan Snyder and President and General Manager Bruce Allen..." December 04

  • Dan Snyder described as “befuddled” by decline of RG3

    Pro Football Talk "Dan Snyder would like to know what’s gone wrong with his franchise quarterback. Snyder has been quiet publicly in the wake of Washington’s benching of Robert Griffin III, perhaps because Snyder doesn’t know quite what to say. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, team sources have described..." December 04

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    There's a "real chance" Robert Griffin III will be Washington's starting QB before this season is over, per source.

  • 20d
    Chris Russell @Russellmania980

    #Redskins HC Jay Gruden: Golston (back/plantar fasciatis) "looks like he'll be out" ..Meriweather "big toe sprain" "not looking good."

  • Ryan Clark: Redskins' defense deserves the blame in Indy

    CSN Washington "Safety Ryan Clark put the Redskins’ 49-27 loss to the Colts squarely on the shoulders of the defense and, specifically, the depleted secondary. “We had opportunities to be in this game, and defensively we didn’t do it,” Clark said. “The offense did all that they were supposed to do. Colt..." December 01

  • Trent Richardson struggles (again), Boom Herron steps up for Coltsagainst Redskins

    Indianapolis Star "Boom Herron had footballs to protect Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium, and he let one get away. Which explains why for all the public adoration showered upon him in a 49-27 victory, the Indianapolis Colts' backup running back understood that NFL longevity can be tied to fumbles. Herron has had..." December 01

  • Jay Gruden: Colt McCoy “competed,” will start again next week

    Pro Football Talk "There were suggestions this week that Robert Griffin III might get another chance to start at quarterback this season, but it won’t come next week. Coach Jay Gruden didn’t feel the need to wait for a chance to review the film before deciding on the Redskins’ starter for their Week 14 game..." December 01

  • Redskins unlikely to get more than a 3rd-round pick for RG3 "Multiple sources within Washington's organization believe it is a forgone conclusion former starting quarterback Robert Griffin III will not back be back with the team in 2015, with the disconnect between him and the team's decision-makers growing so great, and the desire to retain him so scant,..." December 01

  • Washington’s David Amerson says lost phone led to benching

    Washington Post "Ruled inactive for last Sunday’s game against San Francisco after missing a team meeting and a portion of a morning walk-through, second-year cornerback David Amerson apologized to his teammates before kickoff and did his best to root on the dwindling ranks of defensive backs in the 17-13..." November 29

  • RG3 likely won't be back with Redskins next season

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "After being benched in favor of quarterback Colt McCoy, it is highly unlikely Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will return to the team next season, people within the organization told Washington Post columnist Jason Reid. Reid wrote first-year Redskins coach Jay Gruden was able to..." November 29

  • Jay Gruden wins over Dan Snyder, Bruce Allen on Griffin, but he must push for more

    Washington Post "Jay Gruden’s benching of Robert Griffin III should end any doubts about whether the Washington Redskins are united behind their rookie head coach. And after displaying the type of persuasive leadership the long-struggling franchise needs, Gruden should floor the accelerator. It’s time for..." November 27

  • Has Luck-RG3 draft reached status of Manning-Leaf?

    USA Today "Andrew Luck is on pace to pass for more than 5,000 yards this season and join the elite class of NFL quarterbacks. Whether Robert Griffin III will ever play for the Washington Redskins again is uncertain. Luck was the No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft by the Indianapolis Colts; Griffin went No...." November 27

  • The cap implications of a 2015 RG3 decision

    CSN Washington "The Redskins will keep benched quarterback Robert Griffin III on the roster for the rest of the year and then they will start to process of deciding what to do with him. There are football implications to the decision and there are financial implications. Let’s leave the on-field factors aside and..." November 26

  • What’s Next for RG3? Breaking Down 10 Possible Destinations

    Grantland "The Robert Griffin III era appears to be drawing to a close in Washington. Once such a beloved figure that fans hunted down his wedding registry to send him gifts, Griffin has quickly become more isolated by the week. It was one thing when he was enduring calls for Kirk Cousins from a misguided..." November 26

  • Source: Redskins to start McCoy over RG III "The Washington Redskins are planning to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III this Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, according to a team source. While Griffin is not a part of Washington's plan for Sunday's game, he still appears to be a significant part of the Redskins' long-term plan,..." November 26

  • Griffin is surely done in D.C.

    Pro Football Talk "Well, that escalated quickly. Only nine days ago, quarterback Robert Griffin III remained entrenched as the starter in D.C. After nearly beating the Vikings in his return from a dislocated ankle, Griffin had two weeks to get ready for a gimme putt against the Buccaneers. And then Tampa won..." November 26

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