Jarvis Jenkins suspended for PED violation

The NFL has suspended Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins for four games for violating the league’s policy against performance enhancing substances. The suspension comes as Jenkins was preparing to resume his starting role along Washington’s defensive line. The ‘Skins are facing the distinct possibility of playing without former starting defensive end Adam Carriker following quadriceps surgery. Jenkins started 15 games in 2012 in place of Carriker who was lost for the season in week two after sustaining a knee…

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Keenan Robinson out for the season

The Washington Redskins got hit for the second time by a long-term injury bug.  First, the Redskins learned a week ago that DE Adam Carriker would need, and has had, additional knee surgery.  He is expected to miss the season and will need at least 3 to 5 months of rehab.  Yesterday, the Redskins lost ILB Keenan Robinson for the season with a torn pectoral muscle. Robinson missed much of last season with a similar…

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Redskins Roundup: 2013 starts today!

Photo: Washington Times In case you’ve been living under a rock, the Washington Redskins open training camp today at their new facility in Richmond, Virginia. I appeared on NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt yesterday to preview Skins training camp. WATCH IT. Continuing with our training camp position previews, have a look at what you should expect at CENTER & GUARD, as well as TACKLE. WIth training camp beginning today, this seems like a good time to notice that the…

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Redskins Training camp Preview: Offensive Tackle

Today we continue our annual survey of the Redskins roster, seeking to determine which players are most likely to make the final 2013 team and which are not. We will look at every position on the roster and today we cover offensive tackle. PREVIOUS: RUNNING BACK / FULLBACK / TIGHT END / WIDE RECEIVER / CENTER & GUARD ON THE ROSTER: Jacolby Ashworth, Tom Compton, Xavier Nixon, Tony Pashos, Tyler Polumbus, Jeremy Trueblood, Trent Williams STARTERS: Trent Williams BACKUPS: Tony Pashos, Tyler Polumbus ON THE BUBBLE: Jacolby Ashwoth,…

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Redskins Training Camp Preview: Center and Guards

Today we continue our annual survey of the Redskins roster, seeking to determine which players are most likely to make the final 2013 team and which are not. We will look at every position on the roster and today we cover guards and center. PREVIOUS: RUNNING BACK / FULLBACK / TIGHT END / WIDE RECEIVER ON THE ROSTER: Kevin Matthews [C], Will Montgomery [C], Tevita Stevens [C], Chris Chester [G], Adam Gettis [G], Maurice Hurt [G], Josh LiRibeus [G], Kory Lichtensteieger [G/C] STARTERS: Will Montgomery [C], Chris Chester [G], Kory Lichtensteiger [G/C] BACKUPS: Adam Gettis [G], Maurice Hurt [G], Josh LiRibeus [G] ON THE BUBBLE: Kevin Matthews [C], Tevita Stevens [C] ANALYSIS: I…

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Art Monk, Darrel Green say Redskins should consider a new name

Washington Redskins Dan Snyder says he will “never” change the name of the team, but two of the greatest and most popular Redskins players of all time think Snyder should think again. Former Redskins WR Art Monk and former CB Darrell Green, both of whom entered the Hall of Fame in 2008, told local radio station WTOP that the team should consider changing the name to avoid offending people. “[If] Native Americans feel like Redskins or the Chiefs or [another] name…

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Redskins Roundup: No RG3 until September

  Doctors cleared me to practice. Coach is going to ease me in. Thank you for your support & See you in Richmond — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) July 22, 2013   With that news, Redskins fans knew that QB Robert Griffin III, will be, barring a setback, the starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins when the season opens in September 2013. Dr. James Andrews and Head Coach Mike Shanahan both ran RG3 thru their own workouts and determined that he’s healthy enough…

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Ready for football? RG3 is!

Washington Redskins football is close. Very close. In fact, some of the veterans will be reporting this week for Redskins training camp, set to commence on Thursday. The big lingering question of the off-season was the health of Robert Griffin III’s knee, which was surgically repaired shortly after the season.  That was questions is less lingering today. Griffin tweeted earlier today that he had been cleared to resume practice. Doctors cleared me to practice. Coach is…

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Chris Cooley retires, but stays with Redskins

Redskins tight end Chris Cooley — aka Captain Chaos — is retiring from the NFL after 9 NFL seasons, but he isn’t going anywhere. Cooley, 31, was cut in preseason last year, but returned to the team when TE Fred Davis ruptured his Achilles Tendon and missed the rest of the season. However, he wasn’t an important part of the offense, getting only three passes thrown his way and catching only one for eight yards. So it comes as…

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