Redskins DB DeAngelo Hall Retires

Redskins DB DeAngelo Hall Retires

Washington Redskins defensive back DeAngelo Hall announced his retirement from football today at the age of 34, after 14 seasons in the NFL. The last ten of those NFL seasons were spent with the Washington Redskins, who acquired him after he was cut by the Oakland Raiders in the middle of the 2008 season. Hall retires as the longest-tenured player on the Redskins roster. Redskins defensive back DeAngelo Hall said "I'm done" playing football. Hall,…

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Redskins ink most of their 2018 draft picks

Redskins ink most of their 2018 draft picks

UPDATE: Contract details are in for first round pick Da’Ron Payne.  Payne inked a 4 year, fully guaranteed deal with $14.4 million.  Additionally, there was a $8.56 salary bonus. — The Washington Redskins have signed all of their 2018 NFL draft selections, except for third round pick T Geron Christian.  Christian is expected to sign before the commencement of Organized Team Activities (OTAs).  Redskins moved swiftly to get the draft picks signed before OTAs and…

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Scott Campbell Exits Redskins Park after 17 seasons

Scott Campbell Exits Redskins Park after 17 seasons

The longest serving member of the Washington Redskins scouting department has been informed that the Redskins will not renew his contact.  After 17 seasons at Ashburn, Scott Campbell will exit the Redskins organization.  Campbell was informed by new Executive Vice President Doug Williams that his contract would be left go. Lats year the Redskins re-organized their front office by promoting former Redskins Superbowl quarterback Doug Williams to senior vice president of player personnel. At that…

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How the Redskins Draft Will Impact their Roster

How the Redskins Draft Will Impact their Roster

Now that the 2018 NFL Draft is over, it’s time to consider how the players selected will affect the roster that finally takes the field for real games in early September. For a quick refresher on who the Skins added in the Draft, see THIS and THIS. QUARTERBCK (3) Alex Smith, Colt McCoy, Kevin Hogan No quarterbacks taken, which is whatI expected. I think the Skins like Kevin Hogan, whom they recently acquired in a…

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Redskins Release DL Terrell McClain, A.J. Francis

Redskins Release DL Terrell McClain, A.J. Francis

The Washington Redskins have released DL Terrell McClain, who played only one sub-par year in Washington. I panned the signing at the time, writing that the former Dallas Cowboy was a mediocre player who was given far too much money, four years and $21 million. The writing was on the wall after McClain’s poor 2017 season, when the team renegotiated his contract to remove his guaranteed base salary for 2018. McClain will count $3.75 million against…

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Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 4-7

Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 4-7

Also read Grading the Redskins 2018 Draft Class, Rounds 1-3 Round 4, 109 overall — S Troy Apke, Penn State I had to check myself after I saw this pick. It’s clear the Skins front office has a plan when drafting mid-round defensive backs — they go for athletes and then try to get them coached up. This is what the Skins did last year when they took Montae Nicholson in the fourth round of…

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Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 1-3

Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 1-3

Also read Grading the Redskins 2018 Draft Class, Rounds 4-7 ROUND 1, 13 overall — DL Da’Ron Payne, Alabama I was pounding the table for Da’Ron Payne for months so I can’t claim to be anything but happy about this pick. His pass-rushing skills are mostly based on brute strength and athleticism at this point, but that’s why  DL coach Jim Tomsula is paid the big bucks. However, Payne should be an elite run-stopper from…

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Skins Happy With NFL Draft

Skins Happy With NFL Draft

Coming off a very successful 2017 draft, where all ten selections are still with the club, Washington was looking to build on their “youth movement” The Redskins started and ended with eight selections, but managed to wheel and deal and end up with a third round selection (which they were lacking) in exchange for one of their third round picks. Before we breakdown an overview of the selections, let’s hear what Head Coach Jay Gruden…

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Redskins sign undrafted free agents

Redskins sign undrafted free agents

The Washington Redskins signed the following undrafted free agents. RB Martez Carter (Grambling) WR Simmie Cobbs (Indiana) DL Davon Durant (Marshall) LB Jerod Fernandez (NC State) TE Matt Flanagan (Pittsburgh) WR Micah Holder (San Diego State) CB Danny Johnson (Southern) OL Ty McCulley (CSU Pueblo) OL Timon Parris (Stony Brook) WR De’Mornay Piersen-El (Nebraska) FB Elijah Wellman (West Virginia) CB Mackenro Alexander (Iowa State) S Quin Banding (Virginia) WR Shay Fields (Colorado) WR Cam Sims…

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