Art Monk, Darrel Green say Redskins should consider a new name

Washington Redskins Dan Snyder says he will “never” change the name of the team, but two of the greatest and most popular Redskins players of all time think Snyder should think again. Former Redskins WR Art Monk and former CB Darrell Green, both of whom entered the Hall of Fame in 2008, told local radio station WTOP that the team should consider changing the name to avoid offending people. “[If] Native Americans feel like Redskins or the Chiefs or [another] name…

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Redskins Roundup: No RG3 until September

  Doctors cleared me to practice. Coach is going to ease me in. Thank you for your support & See you in Richmond — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) July 22, 2013   With that news, Redskins fans knew that QB Robert Griffin III, will be, barring a setback, the starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins when the season opens in September 2013. Dr. James Andrews and Head Coach Mike Shanahan both ran RG3 thru their own workouts and determined that he’s healthy enough…

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Rick Eckstein becomes the Nationals’ fall guy

The Washington Nationals season has not gone as planned.  Deemed a World Series favorite by several sports writers, instead, the Nats are struggling to just stay at .500 and play mediocre baseball.  With four starting pitcher with an ERA under 3.40, it isn’t hard to figure out where the Nationals struggles are coming from, from the plate.  The Nationals offense has been less than stellar, despite. A lineup that should be packed with offensive support….

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Ready for football? RG3 is!

Washington Redskins football is close. Very close. In fact, some of the veterans will be reporting this week for Redskins training camp, set to commence on Thursday. The big lingering question of the off-season was the health of Robert Griffin III’s knee, which was surgically repaired shortly after the season.  That was questions is less lingering today. Griffin tweeted earlier today that he had been cleared to resume practice. Doctors cleared me to practice. Coach is…

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Chris Cooley retires, but stays with Redskins

Redskins tight end Chris Cooley — aka Captain Chaos — is retiring from the NFL after 9 NFL seasons, but he isn’t going anywhere. Cooley, 31, was cut in preseason last year, but returned to the team when TE Fred Davis ruptured his Achilles Tendon and missed the rest of the season. However, he wasn’t an important part of the offense, getting only three passes thrown his way and catching only one for eight yards. So it comes as…

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Redskins Training Camp Preview: Wide Receiver

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 wide receivers. PREVIOUS: RUNNING BACK / FULLBACK / TIGHT END ON THE ROSTER: Dezmon Briscoe, Skye Dawson, Pierre Garcon, Leonard Hankerson, Devery Henderson, Lance Lewis, Joshua Morgan, Santana Moss, Chip Reeves, Aldrick Robinson, Donte’ Stallworth, Nick Williams STARTERS: Pierre Garcon, Joshua…

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Redskins Announce Training Camp Schedule

The Redskins have announced the practice times for the 2013 training camp, which will be held at the team’s new facility in Richmond, VA. Thursday, July 25 10 a.m. Walkthrough 3:20 p.m. Practice Friday, July 26 10 a.m. Walkthrough 3:20 p.m. Practice Saturday July 27 10 a.m. Walkthrough 3:20 p.m. Practice Monday, July 29 10 a.m. Walkthrough 3:20 p.m. Practice Tuesday, July 30  10 a.m. Walkthrough 3:20 p.m. Practice Wednesday, July 31  10 a.m. Walkthrough…

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Redskins Training Camp Preview: Tight End

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 tight end. PREVIOUS: RUNNING BACK // FULLBACK ON THE ROSTER: Fred Davis, Emmanuel, Ogbuehi, Niles Paul, Logan Paulsen, Jordan Reed STARTER: Fred Davis BACKUP: Niles Paul, Logan Paulsen, Jordan Reed ON THE BUBBLE: None LONG SHOT: Emmanuel Ogbuehi ANALYSIS: A position of…

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Redskins Training Camp Preview: Fullback

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 fullbacks. PREVIOUS: RUNNING BACK ON THE ROSTER: Eric Kettani, Darrel Young STARTER: Darrel Young BACKUP: Undetermined ON THE BUBBLE: Eric Kettani ANALYSIS: Like the tailback position, fullback has a well-established stater who, barring injury, whose place in…

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