Redskins Rumors & News

  • RGIII Told not to Wear Religious Shirt in Press Conference

    Sportsnaut "Apparently the NFL is just sitting around bored and attempting to find something to do during this slow time of the year. Using the guise that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III wasn’t wearing a Nike mandated shirt in his post-game press conference on Sunday, NFL uniform inspector..." September 17

  • Redskins waive Bacarri Rambo to make room for Brandon Meriweather

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins have waived second-year safety Bacarri Rambo to make room on the roster for Brandon Meriweather, whom the NFL just reinstated after a two-game suspension to start the season. A sixth-round pick in 2013 and an All-American at Georgia in 2011 after ranking among the..." September 16

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

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    Around The NFL @AroundTheNFL

    DeSean Jackson “intends to play” this week per @RapSheet. Not considered a major injury.

  • Jay Gruden couldn’t admit that Kirk Cousins was better running his offense than RGIII

    Washington Post "The dirty little secret in Ashburn is that Coach Jay Gruden actually thought Kirk Cousins was better suited to his offense, that Robert Griffin III wasn’t getting it and there was no way to delicately make a change at any point this season without causing major problems throughout the..." September 15

  • Griffin: 'Positive news' on ankle injury

    CSN Washington "Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III told reporters today that he does not have a fractured bone in his left ankle and that he will know more about how long he will be out with the injury later today. Griffin said that it was "positive news". He will not have to undergo surgery, a procedure..." September 15

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    Jason Cole @JasonPhilCole

    News on #Washington WR DeSean Jackson is promising today. Woke up "sore" from shoulder injury, but looks like no serious structural damage.

  • Dislocated ankle confirmed for Robert Griffin III

    Pro Football Talk "Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III has been diagnosed with a dislocated ankle after leaving today’s game against the Jaguars. The injury came when his ankle bent awkwardly as he was rolling out in the first quarter. It looked ugly, and the diagnosis is no surprise. What we don’t know..." September 14

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    Michael Fabiano @Michael_Fabiano

    DeSean Jackson done for the afternoon. Wow, these injuries are piling up.

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    SB Nation @SBNation

    RG3 is out for the game with a left ankle injury. (Kirk Cousins has led two TD drives, though)

  • Dan Snyder supports Roger Goodell "Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder made it clear that he still supports NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who has come under fire for his handling of the Ray Rice situation. Snyder issued a three-sentence statement Saturday backing Goodell as many have called for the commissioner to resign or..." September 14

  • Washington’s offense made history on Sunday, but not in a good way

    Pro Football Talk "If all you knew about Washington’s Week One performance was what you saw with a quick glance at the box score, you might think they played pretty well. Quarterback Robert Griffin III completed 29 of 37 of his passes, or 78.4 percent. And Washington gained 131 yards on the ground, on 23 carries...." September 13

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    Washington Redskins @Redskins

    Statement by Washington #Redskins owner Dan Snyder:

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    Britt McHenry @BrittMcHenry

    Jordan Reed has a minor hamstring strain but Gruden says little chance he plays Sunday. #redskins

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    Mark Long @APMarkLong

    RG3 says Redskins will be without former Gators TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) against Jaguars: "He's a big loss, a great player."

  • Brian Orakpo suggests NFL consider reviewing roughing the passer "Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo wants the league to add another play to the list of those that can be reviewed: roughing the passer. And he's not making the push just because of a penalty that was called on his team during Sunday's 17-6 loss to the Houston Texans. The Redskins'..." September 10

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

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    Mike Jones @MikeJonesWaPo

    Jordan Reed said he has to get an MRI on his hamstring. No word yet on how long he'll be sidelined.

  • Texans beat Redskins 17-6 in season opener

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans’ season-opening 17-6 victory wasn’t the prettiest win in franchise history. But considering they haven’t had a regular-season win in 357 days, it was beautiful. New quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick hit DeAndre Hopkins for a 76-yard touchdown pass, Alfred Blue blocked a punt and returned..." September 07

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    Britt McHenry @BrittMcHenry

    Jordan Reed downgraded to out with a hamstring injury. Cofield out with an ankle injury. #redskins

  • Santana Moss a healthy scratch in Houston

    Pro Football Talk "Santana Moss has been a fixture of the Redskins receiving corps since 2005, but he’s now on the outside looking in. Moss was one of the team’s seven scratches for Sunday’s game against the Texans in Houston. It’s the first time that Moss has been a healthy scratch since joining the team and a..." September 07

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Barring a setback pregame, Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo and TE Jordan Reed are a go against Houston. Both listed as questionable.

  • Charlotte Observer won’t use Washington name

    Pro Football Talk "As the 2014 regular season begins, another major newspaper has decided to use the nicknames of only 31 of the NFL’s teams. The Charlotte Observer has opted to stop using the Washington name, with exceptions including stories about the name. Several days ago, the New York Daily News did the..." September 07

  • Redskins’ Jay Gruden: ‘As a head coach, there is a lot more on your plate’

    Washington Post "Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden learned his clock-management skills on the wild frontier of Arena Football, in which everything from field goal returns to the perpetually running clock is scripted for high scores and huge entertainment. He honed his even-keeled sideline demeanor as an NFL..." September 06

  • Orakpo listed as questionable for Redskins vs. Texans

    Washington Post "Linebacker Brian Orakpo practiced fully on Friday, but will be listed as questionable for the Redskins’ season opener at Houston. Orakpo has nursed a sprained right ankle since Week 3 of the preseason. He practiced in a limited capacity both Wednesday and Thursday, but said that he expects to..." September 06

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    Zac Boyer @ZacBoyer

    Gruden said Orakpo will be questionable for Sunday. Porter and Jordan are questionable right now. Porter "not looking good."

  • The New York Daily News Will No Longer Use The Term "Redskins" "This is kind of a big deal. In an editorial published yesterday, The New York Daily News announced that the paper will no longer refer to the Washington football team as the "Redskins," and will no longer print the team's logo. This isn't just a decision from the editorial board, as was the case..." September 04

  • Robert Griffin III needs to refine his skills off the field as much as on it

    Washington Post "Robert Griffin III has struggled on the field, and he has a long way to go off of it as well. Griffin’s shortcomings in his role as the face of the Washington Redskins is as much of a problem as his shakiness in the pocket. Griffin says he wants to lead the team to Super Bowl titles, but there’s a..." September 03

  • Duke Ihenacho: 'I bring physicality' "This isn’t where Duke Ihenacho figured he would open the season. He anticipated another run in Denver, even after the Broncos signed a big-name free agent and even after the Broncos returned another former starter at his position. Now Ihenacho is learning a new defense and trying to figure out..." September 01

  • Robert Griffin III gets a statue at his alma mater

    Pro Football Talk "Robert Griffin III traveled from Washington to Waco this weekend to see himself immortalized at the age of 24. Griffin was back at the campus of Baylor, the school where he won the Heisman Trophy and where a new football stadium has opened that features a bronze statue of Griffin..." September 01

  • Redskins don't offer Seastrunk a practice squad spot

    CSN Washington "The Redskins have decided not to offer a practice squad spot to running back Lache Seastrunk, according to a report in the Washington Post. The team released its 2014 sixth-round draft pick on Saturday, a move that surprised some. He made a very impressive final bid to make the team in..." September 01

  • Redskins' RG3: 'We fixed what we had to fix'

    CSN Washington "Robert Griffin III is ready for the regular season to get started. “We did a good job in OTAs and training camp and through the preseason,” he said. “Now it counts. This is when all the work you put in in the offseason comes to fruition.” Griffin and the first-team offense were not as..." September 01

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    Dont do that. @WestsideJohnDoe

    TURN UP DUKE!!!! Report: Redskins Claim Ex-Broncos DB Ihenacho off Waivers (via

  • Brandon Meriweather loses appeal of suspension

    Pro Football Talk "Washington safety Brandon Meriweather is officially suspended for the first two games of the regular season. Meriweather, who was suspended for his sixth violation of the rules against hitting defenseless opponents in the head, has lost his appeal of that suspension." August 30

  • Reports: Washington cuts Zach Hocker, keeps Silas Redd

    Pro Football Talk "Washington has reportedly made a decision in its kicker competition. The club will waive rookie Zach Hocker, John Keim of reported Saturday morning. The seventh-round pick from Arkansas had been challenging incumbent kicker Kai Forbath." August 30

  • Redskins rookie Lache Seastrunk texts he's been released "In May, the Redskins used a sixth-round pick on Lache Seastrunk, the speedy running back out of Baylor. Saturday morning, Seastrunk told's John Keim in a text that he has been released. It's not uncommon for rookie sixth-rounders to fall short of the 53-man roster but Seastrunk's..." August 30

  • Redskins 24, Bucs 10: Running backs impress in preseason finale

    Washington Post "With quarterback Robert Griffin III and the rest of the starters from the Washington Redskins looking on while being rested for the night, the spotlight shifted to the hopefuls on the fringes of the roster in Thursday’s preseason finale in Tampa Bay. More than a victory, their goal was to make..." August 29

  • Bacarri Rambo: 'Night and day' different "It’s not a preview of life without Brandon Meriweather. Not when the first-team defense won’t be playing. But it is another chance for Bacarri Rambo, his likely replacement, to prove he can help as a fill-in. If Rambo struggles, the Redskins will have to consider different alternatives. If he..." August 28

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    Rich Tandler @Rich_TandlerCSN

    Per @TarikCSN preliminary indications are that Phillip Thomas’ foot injury is NOT serious. That’s early word, details to come. PT not in TB.

  • Ron Jaworski says RGIII’s mechanics have regressed in a ‘fundamental way’

    Washington Post "The search for Robert Griffin III’s doubters turned up two positive matches this week: Ron Jaworski and Colin Cowherd. The ESPN analyst and ESPN Radio braying mechanical hyena discussed Washington’s third-year quarterback on Wednesday, and both agreed that all is not well. “When you get to..." August 28

  • Snyder: Redskins have 'started the process' of planning new stadium

    CSN Washington "The Washington Redskins organization has “started the process” of designing a new stadium to serve as the team’s home, owner Dan Snyder told Comcast SportsNet in an exclusive interview Wednesday. “Whether it's Washington, D.C., whether it's another stadium in Maryland, whether it's a stadium in..." August 28

  • CBS’s Greg Gumbel says he hasn’t used ‘Redskins’ on air for three years

    Washington Post "Several NFL announcers have, in recent days, grappled with whether or not they will say “Redskins” during their broadcasts this season. CBS’s Greg Gumbel apparently resolved that issue three years ago, without anyone noticing. The play-by-play man told at least two interviewers in recent days..." August 27

  • Snyder: Redskins have "started the process" of planning new stadium

    CSN Washington "The Washington Redskins organization has “started the process” of designing a new stadium to serve as the team’s home, owner Dan Snyder told Comcast SportsNet in an exclusive interview Wednesday. “Whether it's Washington, D.C., whether it's another stadium in Maryland, whether it's a stadium in..." August 27

  • Meriweather to appeal as NFL exec called out "Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal his two-game suspension for another illegal hit, amid strong support from teammates and coaches -- and fellow safety Ryan Clark calling out Troy Vincent. The NFL suspended Meriweather on Monday for two games based on what it deemed a..." August 26

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Theismann backtracks on his Cousins-over-RGIII talk

    Pro Football Talk "Former Washington quarterback Joe Theismann recently sparked a firestorm by suggesting that, if his old team had an open competition at quarterback, Kirk Cousins would win the job over Robert Griffin III. “Let’s stop beating around the bush,” Theismann, a color analyst working for the team,..." August 26

  • Washington safety Brandon Meriweather suspended 2 games for illegal hit

    USA Today "The NFL has suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for the first two games of the regular season following an illegal hit on Baltimore Ravens receiver Torrey Smith in Saturday's exhibition game – Meriweather's sixth violation of player safety rules. Meriweather, 30, can appeal..." August 26

  • Sarah Palin backs Mike Ditka in Redskins name controversy

    Yahoo! Sports "In what seems like the greatest Saturday Night Live sketch never written, Sarah Palin has leaped to the support of Mike Ditka in a battle against the forces of darkness threatening to strip the Washington Redskins of their team name. Now, you're probably sick of hearing about the Redskins name..." August 26

  • Redskins cut OL Mike McGlynn "The Redskins released veteran offensive lineman Mike McGlynn, along with two other players, as they trimmed the roster to 75 by Tuesday's 4 p.m. deadline. Washington also released receiver Rashad Ross and tight end Matt Veldman. McGlynn, a free agent signing from Indianapolis, was a mild..." August 26

  • Joe Theismann: Kirk Cousins has outplayed RGIII

    Washington Post "Kirk Cousins’s stats were far better than Robert Griffin III’s stats on Saturday night. But Griffin was playing against the Baltimore first-stringers, and Griffin is the franchise quarterback, and Griffin is the unquestioned starter. So you might have thought that Joe Theismann — a perpetual..." August 25