Byron Marshall to the IR for the Redskins

Byron Marshall to the IR for the Redskins

The Washington Redskins placed RB Byron Marshall on the injured reserve. The fact that Marshall made the final 53 tells me that they plan to have him back later in the season. The Redskins did draw some criticism when they released RB Kapri Bibbs.  What this move tells me is that the Redskins coaching staff really likes Marshall better.  That’s evidenced by the not releasing him then placing him on the IR. The Redskins head…

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Redskins road to the 53 man roster

Redskins road to the 53 man roster

The Washington Redskins, along with the rest of the NFL, have to get down to the final 53 man roster today.  Here are the cuts we know. TE/FB J.P. Holtz S Quin Blanding LB Jerod Fernandez LB Cassanova McKinzy DL JoJo Wicker WR Brian Quick RB Kapri Bibbs OL John Kling OLB Vontae Diggs OLB Pete Robertson OL Isaiah Williams TE Matt Flanagan WR Dan Williams G Kyle Kalis OL T.J. Clemmings WR Shay Fields…

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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 Sign Adrian Peterson

Redskins Sign Adrian Peterson

The Washington Redskins have signed future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson to a one year contract. With the running back stable down to three healthy players, the Redskins brought in free agent veteran running backs over the weekend and settled on Peterson after a meeting on Monday. The question will be does the 33-year old Peterson have anything left? He showed flashes in two games last season for Arizona after getting traded from…

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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 sign QB Colt McCoy to a contract extension

Redskins sign QB Colt McCoy to a contract extension

Well, if you were wondering whether the acquisition of QB Kevin Hogan signaled a move away from QB Colt McCoy, think again.   McCoy, the backup quarterback for the Redskins since  2014, signed an extension through the 2019 season. The value of the extension is reportedly $7 million with several void and buyback provisions.  McCoy’s 2018 contract is totaled at $3.6 million. With Alex Smith signed long term, McCoy appears to be set to be…

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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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2018 Redskins Position Previews: Quarterback

2018 Redskins Position Previews: Quarterback

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 today with Quarterback. ON THE ROSTER: Alex Smith, Colt McCoy, Kevin Hogan NEW:…

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