Redskins first rounder Jonathan Allen inks four-year deal

Redskins first rounder Jonathan Allen inks four-year deal

The Washington Redskins and first round draft pick DL Jonathan Allen did not take long to make their commitment to one another.  In fact, they did not take long signing multiple draft picks.  On the even of rookie mini-camp, the Redskins signed all, but one draft pick. DL Jonathan Allen signed a four-year deal that is fully guaranteed with $11.6 million guaranteed.  Allen’s deal included a $6.6 million signing bonus.  Second round pick LB Ryan…

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Media Roundup of the Redskins First Round Draft Pick

Media Roundup of the Redskins First Round Draft Pick

Here are the grades and comments of the Washington Redskins selection of DT Jonathan Allen as the 17th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. From Pete Prisco at CBS Sports Grade:  A Comment:  He’s a top five talent that fell.  This is a heck of a pick. From Chris Burke at SI.com Grade:  A Comment:  Headed into the draft, this was a difficult pick to peg because the Redskins’ needs up front did not…

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65 NFL Mock Drafts Project the Top Six Picks

65 NFL Mock Drafts Project the Top Six Picks

The NFL Mock Draft Database consensus picks have been updated for the top six picks.   We munched together the 65 most recent NFL mock drafts, all updated between April 17 and April 21.   Consistent with prior Mock Draft Database mock munches, DE Myles Garrett is the overwhelming consensus pick as the top overall pick in the NFL Draft to the Cleveland Browns.  In fact, 64 of the 65 mock drafts project Garrett to…

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Updated 52 NFL Mock Drafts: Garrett overwhelming top pick in NFL Draft

Updated 52 NFL Mock Drafts:  Garrett overwhelming top pick in NFL Draft

The NFL Mock Draft Database consensus picks have been updated for the top six picks and the Washington Redskins.   The 52 mock drafts we munched for consensus picks were updated between March 26 and April 1.   Consistent with prior Mock Draft Database mock munches, DE Myles Garrett is the overwhelming consensus pick as the top overall pick in the NFL Draft to the Cleveland Browns.  In fact, only 1 of the 52 mock…

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Jay Gruden speaks at NFL Meetings

Jay Gruden speaks at NFL Meetings

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden spoke at the NFL meetings.  He spoke on a number of topics about the Washington Redskins.  Here are a few  . . . On the atmosphere in Ashburn. “I’m very optimistic,” he said. “I know it’s not great, but we’ve had back-to-back winning seasons. There’s no reason for us not to be optimistic.” Comment:  Come on Jay.  It is not that hard to figure out that Washington Redskins fans…

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Redskins Best Ever Poll Series: Offensive Tackle

Redskins Best Ever Poll Series:  Offensive Tackle

The Redskins Best Ever Offensive Tackle is next up in our Redskins Best Ever poll series. The polls will run for one week. You can vote on our Main Page poll and in our Redskins Community. To see the Best Ever poll series results thus far, link here to our our Best Ever Series Page.   One thing you will see with Offensive Tackle is that Washington has been blessed over the years with some outstanding Tackles. Here…

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Redskins Smoke Signals: Your Thursday Morning News Clips (3/16)

Redskins Smoke Signals:  Your Thursday Morning News Clips (3/16)

The late news yesterday was the resigning of DL Ziggy Hood and OL Vinston Painter.  Also in the minor roster news yesterday, DL Ricky Jean Francois was released.  Jean-Francois was in the third year of a three year contract.  His release will save the Redskins about $3 million on the salary cap.  Jean-Francois was an open critic of the front office, which could very well have been a contributing factor in his release.  It is…

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Redskins resign Hood, release Jean-Francois

Redskins resign Hood, release Jean-Francois

The Washington Redskins resigned DL Ziggy Hood and released DL Ricky Jean-Francois today. Hood, signed last year, played in all games for the Redskins last season.  He accumulated 33 tackles and added a forced fumble and one sack.  Hood played better as the season progressed and ended up playing the tenth most defensive snaps on the Redskins defense. Reports are also circulating that the Redskins have released DL Ricky Jean-Francois.  Jean-Francois was entering the third…

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Redskins Smoke Signals news clips for Wednesday 3/15

Redskins Smoke Signals news clips for Wednesday 3/15

Of course, with all the dysfunction that is occurring at Redskins Park and has been occurring for nearly two decades, we are brought the news that billionaire businessman Warren Buffet almost purchased the Redskins when Jack Kente Cook died. Why, oh why Warren!  Why did you pass on bidding?  You could have saved this franchise from eighteen years of embarrassment and humiliation from the ownership of Dan Snyder, who has used the team more as…

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