Redskins offer OLB Trent Murphy a Contract

Redskins offer OLB Trent Murphy a Contract

The Washington Redskins have offered a contract to free agent outside linebacker Trent Murphy, who missed the entire 2017 season after injuring his ACL last August. #Redskins have extended contract offer to Trent Murphy, per sources. Nothing done yet though — JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) March 11, 2018 Murphy, a 2014 second round pick who didn’t impress his first two seasons in the NFL, had a breakout performance in 2016 with nine sacks. However,  Murphy faced…

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It’s Free Agency Week: What will the Redskins address?

It’s Free Agency Week:  What will the Redskins address?

The NFL free agency period begins on Wednesday March 14.  However, ‘legal tampering’ begins today.  So with free agency upon us, what should we expect from the Redskins? The Redskins have several glaring needs.  In no particular order, Washington has to address the middle of the defensive line, inside linebacker, wide receiver, running back, left guard, and corner back.  Of course, they do not have to address all those needs via free agency, and likely…

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Redskins make roster moves, Murphy to the IR

Redskins make roster moves, Murphy to the IR

The Washington Redskins made some minor roster moves today.  As expected, LB Trent Murphy was placed on the season ending injured reserve.  Murphy, who was facing a four game suspension to startle season, tore his ACL and MCL in the pre-season opener against the Ravens. In other moves, the Redskins waived Tackle Kevin Bowen.  Replacing Bowen not he roster is WR Jamari Staples. You can track Redskins roster moves on our Roster Tracker page. Practice…

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Redskins Stock Report: Preseason Week 1

Redskins Stock Report: Preseason Week 1

BLUE CHIP STOCK OF THE WEEK Nico Marley — The undrafted rookie linebacker was easily the start of the night for the Skins, sacking the quarterback, almost getting a second sack, and leading the team with four tackles. He really popped up, didn’t he?” said head coach Jay Gruden after the game. The coach didn’t have much good to say about anything or anyone connected with the team, but Marley was a rare exception. It…

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Redskins Injury Report: Trent Murphy out for the season

Redskins Injury Report:  Trent Murphy out for the season

The Washington Redskins not only looked awful in their 23-3 pre-season loss to the Baltimore Ravens last night, but it was also costly for the roster.  The Redskins have confirmed that LB Trent Murphy has torn his ACL and will miss the entire 2017 season.  Murphy initially was slated to miss the first four weeks due to a suspension. Murphy earned a career high 9 sacks last season as a rotational pass rusher.  He did…

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Redskins dreadfully lose to Ravens in pre-season opener

Redskins dreadfully lose to Ravens in pre-season opener

Not only was it painful to watch from a loss standpoint, but from a boring standpoint as well.  The Washington Redskins fell dreadfully in Baltimore last night in their pre-season opener, 23-3.  Sure, it was pre-season.  However, it would have been nice to see at least a sign of life from the Washington Redskins. The Redskins offense only managed to compile a mere 138 yards of total offense.  On third down efficiency, the Redskins were a…

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Draft: Linebacker

Draft: Linebacker

Over the next few weeks, LETS GO REDSKINS will review Washington’s options in next month’s NFL Draft, position by position. Linebacker is a tale of two very different situations in Washington. Generally speaking, the Redskins outside linebackers are thought to be a strength of the team, while the inside linebackers have been a weak point. Brand new 2017 NFL Draft big board1. ED Myles Garrett2. DI Jonathan Allen3. ED Derek Barnetthttps://t.co/FPEt3qzqub — PFF College Football…

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Draft: Defensive Line

Draft: Defensive Line

Over the next few weeks, LETS GO REDSKINS will review Washington’s options in next month’s NFL Draft, position by position. Are the Redskins planning on investing heavily along the interior of the defensive line in the NFL Draft? Veterans Chris Baker and Ricky Jean-Francois were let go in free agency, while Stacy McGee and Terrell McClain were added, from Oakland and Dallas respectively. A need remains at nose tackle, the centerpiece of any 3-4 scheme….

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Smoke Signals: Redskins News for March 6, 2017

Smoke Signals: Redskins News for March 6, 2017

DISCUSS THESE STORIES & MORE IN OUR LET’S GO REDSKINS FACEBOOK GROUP! The latest edition of our Best Ever series is up. This time, vote for the best defensive end in Redskins history. Skins beat reporter Mike Jones says the Skins and GM Scot McCloughan are headed for a divorce after the NFL Draft. Redskins OLB/DE Trent Murphy is likely to be suspended four games for a PED violation. Here is a look at what…

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