Redskins Training Camp Preview: Quarterback

Today we continue our annual survey of the Redskins roster, seeking to determine which players are most likely to make the final 2013 team and which are not. We will look at every position on the roster and today we cover quarterback. PREVIOUS PREVIEWS: OFFENSE / DEFENSIVE END ON THE ROSTER: Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins, Rex Grossman, Pat White STARTER: Robert Griffin III BACKUP: Kirk Cousins ON THE BUBBLE: Rex Grossman, Pat White ANALYSIS: We already know who the starter is…

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Drew Storen sent to the minors

Do you believe bad luck comes in three’s? Drew Storen may be a believer. The former Nationals closer came down with the flu, was knocked around by the New York Mets, then was sent down to Triple-A Syracuse… all in the same day. The foundation of the Nationals was built in the 2009-2010 MLB drafts, Washington with a trio of first round selections in Stephen Strasburrg, Bryce Harper and Storen. Selected tenth overall in the…

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Jarvis Jenkins suspended for PED violation

The NFL has suspended Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins for four games for violating the league’s policy against performance enhancing substances. The suspension comes as Jenkins was preparing to resume his starting role along Washington’s defensive line. The ‘Skins are facing the distinct possibility of playing without former starting defensive end Adam Carriker following quadriceps surgery. Jenkins started 15 games in 2012 in place of Carriker who was lost for the season in week two after sustaining a knee…

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Nationals split doubleheader with Mets

After a humiliating 11-0 defeat in Game one of a division double header with the New York Mets, Ryan Zimmerman blasted his 9th career walk home run to salvage a double header split. The Nats managed just 8 hits and 0 runs in a 11-0 shutout loss to the Mets in Game 1 of the double header.  Jordan Zimmermann allowed 6 hits and 5 runs over 6.2 innings to drop to 12-6 on the season.  …

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Keenan Robinson out for the season

The Washington Redskins got hit for the second time by a long-term injury bug.  First, the Redskins learned a week ago that DE Adam Carriker would need, and has had, additional knee surgery.  He is expected to miss the season and will need at least 3 to 5 months of rehab.  Yesterday, the Redskins lost ILB Keenan Robinson for the season with a torn pectoral muscle. Robinson missed much of last season with a similar…

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Redskins Roundup: 2013 starts today!

Photo: Washington Times In case you’ve been living under a rock, the Washington Redskins open training camp today at their new facility in Richmond, Virginia. I appeared on NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt yesterday to preview Skins training camp. WATCH IT. Continuing with our training camp position previews, have a look at what you should expect at CENTER & GUARD, as well as TACKLE. WIth training camp beginning today, this seems like a good time to notice that the…

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Redskins Training camp Preview: Offensive Tackle

Today we continue our annual survey of the Redskins roster, seeking to determine which players are most likely to make the final 2013 team and which are not. We will look at every position on the roster and today we cover offensive tackle. PREVIOUS: RUNNING BACK / FULLBACK / TIGHT END / WIDE RECEIVER / CENTER & GUARD ON THE ROSTER: Jacolby Ashworth, Tom Compton, Xavier Nixon, Tony Pashos, Tyler Polumbus, Jeremy Trueblood, Trent Williams STARTERS: Trent Williams BACKUPS: Tony Pashos, Tyler Polumbus ON THE BUBBLE: Jacolby Ashwoth,…

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Talking Nationals & Redskins training camp on TV

I was a guest on NewsTalk with Brue DePuyt today to discuss the free-falling Washington Nationals and the start of training camp for the Washington Redskins. We talked about what the Nationals are doing wrong [almost everything] and what hope fans can still have for the rest of the Nats’ season. On the Redskins, I previewed the big posiiton battles for the team, what we can expect to see [and not see] from Robert Griffin III and…

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Redskins Training Camp Preview: Center and Guards

Today we continue our annual survey of the Redskins roster, seeking to determine which players are most likely to make the final 2013 team and which are not. We will look at every position on the roster and today we cover guards and center. PREVIOUS: RUNNING BACK / FULLBACK / TIGHT END / WIDE RECEIVER ON THE ROSTER: Kevin Matthews [C], Will Montgomery [C], Tevita Stevens [C], Chris Chester [G], Adam Gettis [G], Maurice Hurt [G], Josh LiRibeus [G], Kory Lichtensteieger [G/C] STARTERS: Will Montgomery [C], Chris Chester [G], Kory Lichtensteiger [G/C] BACKUPS: Adam Gettis [G], Maurice Hurt [G], Josh LiRibeus [G] ON THE BUBBLE: Kevin Matthews [C], Tevita Stevens [C] ANALYSIS: I…

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