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’ Derrius Guice to have MRI tomorrow

Redskins’ Derrius Guice to have MRI tomorrow

The Washington Redskins got a brief look at second round pick Derrius Guice as the feature running back.  He had a few good owner runs, including a sweet 34 yarder called back by penalty.  But then, the injury scare happened.  Fingers in DC will  crossed for Guice tomorrow, as he is expected to undergo a precautionary MRI on his knee. Guice exited Thursday’s preseason opener after being tackled on what should have been that 34-yard gain….

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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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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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Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 1-3

Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 1-3

Also read Grading the Redskins 2018 Draft Class, Rounds 4-7 ROUND 1, 13 overall — DL Da’Ron Payne, Alabama I was pounding the table for Da’Ron Payne for months so I can’t claim to be anything but happy about this pick. His pass-rushing skills are mostly based on brute strength and athleticism at this point, but that’s why  DL coach Jim Tomsula is paid the big bucks. However, Payne should be an elite run-stopper from…

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Skins Happy With NFL Draft

Skins Happy With NFL Draft

Coming off a very successful 2017 draft, where all ten selections are still with the club, Washington was looking to build on their “youth movement” The Redskins started and ended with eight selections, but managed to wheel and deal and end up with a third round selection (which they were lacking) in exchange for one of their third round picks. Before we breakdown an overview of the selections, let’s hear what Head Coach Jay Gruden…

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Redskins Picks in Rounds 1-3 and what’s left

Redskins Picks in Rounds 1-3 and what’s left

Washington Redskins 2018 Draft Picks Round 1, Pick 13 (No. 13 overall): Da’Ron Payne, DT, Alabama Round 2 Pick 27 (No. 59 overall) Derrius Guice, RB, LSU Round 3, Pick 10 (74th overall) Geron Christian, OT, Louisville Round 4, Pick 9 (No. 109 overall) Round 5, Pick 26 (No. 163 overall) Round 6, Pick 31 (No. 205 overall) Round 7, Pick 13 (No. 231 overall) Round 1, Pick 23 (No. 241 overall)

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Redskins trade down in 2nd round, select RB Guice

Redskins trade down in 2nd round, select RB Guice

The Washington Redskins held the 12th pick in the 2nd round of the 2018 NFL Draft, but declined to use it, instead sending the pick to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for the 27th pick in the 2nd round and a third round pick. With the 59th overall pick in the Draft, the Skins selected LSU RB Derrius Guice, a college superstar who saw his draft stock plummet in the hours before the Draft….

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