Monday AM Pundits: Media comments on the Redskins win over the Cards

Monday AM Pundits:  Media comments on the Redskins win over the Cards

The Washington Redskins won their season openers over the Arizona Cardinals 24-6.  It was the first season opener win for head coach Jay Gruden.  Here is what the media had to say. MMQB, SI.com 4. Hey, that Washington football team in the NFC East is getting overlooked! Alex Smith and Adrian Peterson both looked great in their debuts against arguably one of the five worst teams in the NFL. Let’s check back in after the…

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Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down: Week One against the Cards

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down:  Week One against the Cards

The Washington Redskins won their season opener 24-6 with a striking first half, that saw the Redskins dominated the time of possession 23:57 to 7:03.  QB Alex Smith completed 21 of 30 passes for 255 yards and 2 TD passes, in his first game as the Redskins signal caller.  Here are our Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down for week one. Redskins Thumbs Up RB Chris Thompson.  What a return game for Chris Thompson, coming back…

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Game Day Week One: Redskins v. Cardinals

Game Day Week One:  Redskins v. Cardinals

It’s Game Day Week One and the Washington Redskins travel to Arizona to start the 2018 NFL season against the Cardinals.  The Redskins enter week one with a retooled offense with a new quarterback in veteran Alex Smith.  The season isn’t starting exactly as planned, with a season ending injury to second round pick RB Derrius Guice.  They go from a promising rookie running back to a legendary veteran in Adrian Peterson.  That couldn’t have…

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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: 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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How the Redskins Draft Will Impact their Roster

How the Redskins Draft Will Impact their Roster

Now that the 2018 NFL Draft is over, it’s time to consider how the players selected will affect the roster that finally takes the field for real games in early September. For a quick refresher on who the Skins added in the Draft, see THIS and THIS. QUARTERBCK (3) Alex Smith, Colt McCoy, Kevin Hogan No quarterbacks taken, which is whatI expected. I think the Skins like Kevin Hogan, whom they recently acquired in a…

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Kirk Cousins is a free agent, Redskins resign Everett

Kirk Cousins is a free agent, Redskins resign Everett

The Kirk Cousins era in Washington is over.  The Redskins, as expected, did not franchise Cousins after agreeing to a trade with Kansas City for QB Alex Smith. Some Redskins fans are sad and angry, some are gleeful.  As for me, well, I’m just glad for closure on the whole damn thing.  I can’t come up with a single issue, other than Vinny Cerrato as GM, that I have been so sick of, in terms…

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Reports: The Redskins to acquire QB Alex Smith from the Chiefs

Reports:  The Redskins to acquire QB Alex Smith from the Chiefs

According to multiple reports, including Terez Paylor from the Kansas City Star, the Washington Redskins and the Kansas City Chiefs may have agreed in principle on a trade that will send QB Alex Smith to Washington.   If true, well, the Kirk Cousins saga in Washington is coming to a close, as he will more than likely head to free agency or a trade from Washington. Should the deal be finalized, it would all but…

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Shaping the 2016 Redskins: Tight End

Shaping the 2016 Redskins: Tight End

Today we continue a new series on DC Pro Sports Report, where we look at each position on the Washington Redskins and analyze it in terms of what is needed to improve for the 2016 season. We will look at what the Skins have at that position going into the offseason, what their contracts look like and what the team might do and should do to improve. Previous: Quarterback // Running Back We continue today with…

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