Draft: Safety

Draft: Safety

With the NFL draft next week, we’ve reached our ninth and final preview. LETS GO REDSKINS has reviewed Washington’s options, position by position. Safety will have a completely different look for the Redskins in 2017. 2016 second round pick Su’a Cravens moves full time to strong safety and free agent D.J. Swearinger is penciled in as the free safety. Add the return of veteran DeAngelo Hall from injury and help in the draft and you…

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Game 7: Skins @ Detroit

Game 7: Skins @ Detroit

When: Sunday October 23rd @ 1 PM Where: Ford Field- Detroit, Michigan Weather: Partly Cloud & 63 (Dome) Radio: SportsTalk 980 TV: FOX5 Justin Kutcher, Charles Davis, Chris Spielman, Peter Schrager (Field Reporter) Line: Lions -1 O/U 49 points The Redskins and Lions meet for the 41st time, Sunday afternoon in Detroit. Washington leads the series 27-13, but have dropped the last three. Detroit head coach Jim Caldwell is 1-0 all-time vs. the Skins, while…

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Norman- The Draft Impact

Norman- The Draft Impact

Friday night’s huge free agent addition of corner Josh Norman has wide ranging impact on the Redskins. Obviously, changes will be made to meet salary cap limitations, but the signing also comes less than a week before the annual NFL Draft. I have been insisting that the Redskins select a corner back in the first round of Thursday night’s NFL Draft. Elite players at the position are limited and they will be gone by the…

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Josh Norman shuffles the deck in Redskins secondary

Josh Norman shuffles the deck in Redskins secondary

DISCUSS IT IN OUR DC PRO SPORTS FACEBOOK GROUP! By now you know the Washington Redskins signed free agent CB Josh Norman to a five-year $75 million contract. Norman was first team All Pro last year and, in addition to being the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL, he’s now one of the leaders of Washington’s defense. How will the addition of Norman alter the defensive backfield at Redskins Park? First, let’s take a look at…

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Redskins Thumbs up and Thumbs Down: On to the Playoffs

Redskins Thumbs up and Thumbs Down:  On to the Playoffs

The Washington Redskins head into the playoffs after a 34-23 win over the hated Dallas Cowboys in Dallas.  The Redskins finish the regular season with a 9-7 winning record and avoid a Cowboys sweep.  They are also the only NFC East team to finish the season with a winning record.  They suffered some depth injuries in the secondary but emerged with no significant starter injures, which was another win for the Redskins.  We are awarding…

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The 5th Quarter: Redskins 20 Giants 14

The 5th Quarter: Redskins 20 Giants 14

THE RESULT The Washington Redskins won for the fifth time in six games at FedEx Field this season, defeating their division rival New York Giants 20-14. WHAT IT MEANS The win gives the Skins a tenuous lead in the terrible NFC East. The Skins improve their record to 5-6. The Giants fall to 5-6 and trail Washington, at least for now, because of a superior division record. THE CLIFF NOTES VERSION The Skins won the…

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Redskins lose Chris Culliver for the season

Redskins lose Chris Culliver for the season

The Washington Redskins have lost starting cornerback Chris Culliver for the season.  Culliver tore his ACL and MCL in practice in Thursday.  Given the lateness in the season, the injury could effect Culliver early next season. If there is any good news to come out of this is the fact that Culliver has been relatively unhealthy all season.  The Redskins secondary has become accustomed to not being dependent on Culliver.  Additionally, given his healthy issues,…

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