Projecting the Redskins 53-man Roster: Defense

Projecting the Redskins 53-man Roster: Defense

After training camp and two preseason games, we have enough data to make some flat assertions and some semi-educated guesses about who will make Washington’s final 53-man roster for opening day in September. As always, injuries can and alter this list. DEFENSIVE LINE (6) Starters: Jonathan Allen, Da’Ron Payne, Matt Ioannidis Backups: Anthony Lanier, Tim Settle, Ziggy Hood Analysis: It wouldn’t be unusual for the Skins to keep seven defensive linemen and that seventh would…

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Projecting the Redskins 53-man Roster: Offense

Projecting the Redskins 53-man Roster: Offense

After training camp and two preseason games, we have enough data to make some flat assertions and some semi-educated guesses about who will make Washington’s final 53-man roster for opening day in September. As always, injuries can and alter this list. QUARTERBACK (2) Starter: Alex Smith Backup: Colt McCoy Analysis: These two are written in stone. The only question is Kevin Hogan, whom the Skins acquired from the Cleveland Browns for a late-round draft pick…

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Redskins Stock Report: Preseason Edition

Redskins Stock Report: Preseason Edition

BLUE CHIP STOCK OF THE WEEK The young Redskins defensive line, particularly Alabama teammates Jonathan Allen and Da’Ron Payne, demonstrated why the team invested so heavily in the position the last two years. Payne and Allen repeatedly stuffed the Jets running attack during their two defensive series on the field last Thursday. Payne came up with a fantastic sack on the third play from scrimmage, when he showed his hands early and blew past former…

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Report: Redskins Release DB Scandrick

Report: Redskins Release DB Scandrick

The Washington Redskins have released CB Orlando Scandrick, according to media reports. #Redskins are releasing CB Orlando Scandrick, source says. Signed him to a two-year deal in the spring after getting cut by Dallas. Washington’s younger corners have impressed. Scandrick has a shot to latch on with another team looking for a veteran. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 14, 2018 There may be another roster move to be made in the near future at the…

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Redskins lose RB Derrius Guice for the season

Redskins lose RB Derrius Guice for the season

Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice, the 59th overall pick in the NFL Draft and thought to be a centerpiece of the team’s 2018 offensive attack, will  miss the entire season with a torn ACL in his knee suffered during the first half of the team’s first preseason game against the New England Patriots. RB Derrius Guice and TE Manasseh Garner will miss the 2018 season due to ACL injuries sustained from last night's preseason…

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Redskins v. Patriots Week One Preseason

Redskins v. Patriots Week One Preseason

The Washington Redskins face the New England Patriots tonight in week one of the NFL  preseason.  The Washington Redskins  enter the 2018 NFL season a different team than the 2017 Redskins.  At the keynote position, the Redskins added QB Alex Smith, acquired via trade with Kansas City, takes the helm at quarterback from the departed Kirk Cousins, who left via free agency for the Minnesota Vikings. The Redskins also boast a top quality draft, landing…

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Redskins Training Camp Update: DT Da’Ron Payne out 2 to 3 weeks

Redskins Training Camp Update:  DT Da’Ron Payne out 2 to 3 weeks

As the Washington Redskins begin training camp, they are dealing with some nagging injuries to start camp.  Today, first round pick DT Da’Ron Payne rolled up his name and will miss the next two to three weeks. Although not a serious injury, the Redskins have to be a bit depressed about the injury.  Payne, who is expected to start on the defensive front alongside fellow former Crimson Tide and first round pick Jonathan Allen, will…

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2018 Redskins Position Previews: Tight End

2018 Redskins Position Previews: Tight End

With 2018 training camp only days away, we begin the annual Redskins Position Previews. We will look at every position on the team, the players vying for jobs, and try to figure out who will still be wearing a burgundy and gold uniform when the regular season begins — and what their role will be. Projected starters are in bold. We begin continue today with Tight End. ON THE ROSTER: Jordan Reed, Vernon Davis, Jeremy Sprinkle,…

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Doctson gets “precautionary” MRI

Doctson gets “precautionary” MRI

Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson, who is being counted on as a starter and big producer in 2018, had a “precautionary” MRI done on  a leg on Monday. Redskins players report to training camp in Richmond, Virginia tomorrow, Wednesday, and Doctson is expected to be among those players reporting on time. The team said it also expects him to take part in conditioning drills with the rest of the team. Drafted out of TCU with…

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