Redskins resign Kicker Dustin Hopkins

Redskins resign Kicker Dustin Hopkins

Ahead of the start of NFL free agency later this afternoon, the Washington Redskins have resigned Kicker Dustin Hopkins.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hopkins missed 8 games last season due to a hip injury. He was activated off the injury list with three weeks remaining in the 2017 season and finished the season with hitting 5 of 6 field goals and  for the season converted made 14 of 17 field goal. Hopkins…

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Redskins Kicker Dustin Hopkins on short term IR, Sign Nick Rose

Redskins Kicker Dustin Hopkins on short term IR, Sign Nick Rose

The Washington Redskins continue to witness roster decimation by injury.  Now it has hit the special teams.  The Redskins have announced that Kicker Dustin Hopkins has been placed not he short-term injured reserve  due to a hip injury.   Today, the Redskins signed Nick Rose to replace Hopkins. Rose has a big, strong leg, but lacks any NFL experience.  He graduated from Texas in 2015, but has not made an NFL roster.  While at Texas,…

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Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down: Redskins defeat the 49ers

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down:  Redskins defeat the 49ers

The Washington Redskins improved to 3-2 after defeating the SF 49ers at home 26-24.  It was a blowout in the beginning, and a nail baiter in the end.  Don’t be too tough on the Redskins, remember, three of the four starters in the secondary at the beginning of the season [Norman, Breeland, Cravens] were not in the game.  The Redskins are simply beat up in the area of strength entering the season, the secondary. REDSKINS…

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Redskins Stock Report

Redskins Stock Report

BLUE CHIP STOCK OF THE WEEK DeSean Jackson – Two fantastic catches yesterday — a sideline toe-tapper and an “oh-wow-did-he-just-do-that?” over-the-shoulder grab for an 80-yard touchdown that evoked nothing so much as Willie Mays and the great catch in baseball history. Jackson was basically the entire offense back in 2014, but he has struggled with injuries and productivity since then — until recently. In his last three games Jackson has eight catches for 279 yards…

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Thumbs Up and Down: Redskins Win in Philly

Thumbs Up and Down:  Redskins Win in Philly

The Washington Redskins win in Philly!  They needed a win.  Badly.  They got it.  Ryan Kerrigan sacked Carson Wentz with just seconds on the clock and forced a fumble that was recovered by Trent Murphy to seal a critical win for Washington.   With the win, Washington stays in the Wild Card picture and completes a series sweep of the Eagles.  Here are our Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down for the 27-22 division win in…

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Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down: Week 14

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down:  Week 14

Here are the Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down.  The Washington Redskins had a lock on the final Wild Card slot.  They just needed to take care of business.  They simply did not do it.  They fall to the Arizona Cardinals 31-23. Redskins Thumbs Up Pierre Garcon.  Garcon was one of the rare Redskins that came to play.  He caught 7 passes for 78 yards.  He bailed the Redskins out several times with crucial first…

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The 5th Quarter: Redskins 26 Vikings 20

The 5th Quarter: Redskins 26 Vikings 20

THE GAME TURNED WHEN… Reeling from giving up 20 unanswered points in the second quarter, the Skins came out in the second half determined to stuff Minnesota’s offense and take the game back. That’s what they did. After a 12-play drive that ended with a field goal cut Minnesota’s lead to 20-17, the Skins defense forced a three-and-out. Washington got the ball back after a punt and mounted an 11-play drive that ended in another…

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The Monday After Redskins Pundit Report

The Monday After Redskins Pundit Report

The Washington Redskins defeated the Minnesota Vikings 26-20 yesterday.  The win is even more important today, given divisions win by the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles.   Here is what the media pundits had to say this morning about the Redskins. Monday Morning QB, Peter King King gave Preston Smith well deserved accolades. Preston Smith, linebacker, Washington. His two sacks of Sam Bradford were important Sunday as the Washington defense and special teams helped to…

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Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down: Week Ten

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down:  Week Ten

The Washington Redskins gave away an early 14-0 led but dominated the second half and defeated the Minnesota Vikings 26-20 to improve to 5-3-1.  Here are our Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down. You can discuss it here. REDSKINS THUMBS UP PRESTON SMITH.  What a game for a guy that started the season slow but has been pretty damn good the last few weeks.  Smith had two sacks and an interception today.  His interception came midway…

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