27 NFL Power Rankings: Redskins ranked an average 15.22

27 NFL Power Rankings:  Redskins ranked an average 15.22

Each week we keep a table of NFL Power Rankings.  The list will grow as the season grows.  As of now, we have listed 27 NFL Power Rankings and the Redskins rank spot in each one and the change from the previous week.  Check it out here.  We update this table every Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are what a few of the Power Rankings are saying after Week One about the Washington Redskins. the Score…

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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 start the season in the bottom half of the NFL

Redskins start the season in the bottom half of the NFL

Expectedly, the Washington Redskins will start the 2018 NFL season at the bottom half of the NFL, in terms of power rankings.  And why wouldn’t they?  It is a show me league from season to season. In our initial NFL Power Rankings, we have 17 NFL Power Rankings listed.  When averaging them all out, the Redskins have an average rank of 22.59. Now, don’t get mad and frustrated with some of the NFL Power Rankings…

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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 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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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 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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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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