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Washington Redskins star goes on rant about NFL contracts

To say Washington Redskins’ safety Duke Ihenacho hates the way NFL contracts are structured would be an understatement. Ihenacho went on a huge Twitter rant about it. It’s safe to say you’ll be entertained no matter what: Ihenaco started off by complaining about how the NBA has more money protection than the NFL. All this guaranteed money NBA throwing. Meanwhile the NFL, which...
Via cover32
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Keys to success in 2015

The Washington Redskins organization has struggled lately. In the last two seasons, the team has a 7-25 record, finishing last in the NFC East both years. In order to even have a chance at the playoffs in 2015, Washington needs stellar performances at several key positions. They need steady, confident play from the quarterback positon. As of now, the Redskins will start Robert Griffin...
Via isportsweb.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

The four roughest road games for the Washington Redskins this year

Since the end of the 2012 season the Washington Redskins have a 2-14 record on the road. If they are going to climb out of fourth place in the NFC East this year, they’re going to have to improve that number. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the toughest four road opponents the Redskins will face in 2015. If they can pull off an upset against even one of them, it would...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Amid NBA’s Spending Frenzy, Redskins Safety Criticizes NFL Contracts

In the midst of money being thrown around at a record clip during NBA free agency, one NFL player took note. Washington Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho went on a little bit of a Twitter rant on Wednesday. And he had some good points. All this guaranteed money NBA throwing. Meanwhile the NFL, which generates the most money wont even make the league minimum $1M — Duke Ihenacho (...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The End of Native American Nicknames?

The Democrats and President Obama are on a full court press to get rid of the Washington Redskins nickname. I believe they're going to come after other sports teams that use Native American nicknames.This begs the question, are native American nicknames on the way out? Will they cave to political correctness.WASHINGTON (AP) The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia...
Via Goon's World
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' name hinders DC's efforts for stadium site lease

WASHINGTON (AP) The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name. Jewell reiterated that position during a meeting in late April with Mayor Muriel Bowser, Interior Department spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw said. Bowser's administration...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Washington QB Doesn’t Believe Robert Griffin Will Succeed in the NFL

Former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Brunell supported Robert Griffin III in the past, but the ESPN NFL analyst’s opinion has taken a turn in the opposite direction. Appearing on ESPN on Monday, Brunell, who played for three seasons in Washington, down-talked RGIII. According to Scott Allen of The Washington Post, Brunell responded to a question asking if he thought Griffin...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III speaks at UN to advocate for protecting oceans

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was among the many celebrities, including Samuel L. Jackson, to address the United Nations general assembly on Tuesday to advocate for the protection of the Earth’s oceans. RG3 spoke to how humanity’s actions are destroying the oceans, specifically the use of plastic bottles, although that’s not the only problem...Read More...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama Administration: Change name if Redskins move to D.C.

The Obama Administration is not going to accommodate a move of the Washington Redskins from Landover, Maryland to the District of Columbia unless the team agrees to change its controversial name. A report from the Washington Post suggests that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told D.C. political leaders, including Mayor Muriel Bowser, that the National Park Service will not agree...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson rips Eagles in new reality TV show

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is not a fan of his former team, and you can understand why. The premiere of Jackson’s new reality TV show “Home Team” aired on BET Tuesday night, and the Pro Bowl wide receiver had plenty to say about the Philadelphia Eagles. It began with the opening monologue. “I...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III speaks at United Nations in support of Parley for the Oceans

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has joined forces with the foundation “Parley,” which addresses major threats towards our oceans, to reduce the use of plastic. “It’s incredible how many plastic water bottles we use a year, sometimes even in a day,” Griffin III told Redskins.com Tuesday. “I’ve already started eliminating it from my daily routine...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Second-Least Traveled Team During 2015 NFL Season

The Washington Redskins are on a quest to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2012, when quarterback Robert Griffin III was a rookie. Not a lot has gone right since then, as injuries have derailed their plans of being a contender year-in and year-out. Before training camp begins and roster positions are fought for, one component of the 2015 NFL season has already gone Washington’s...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dexter Manley to be Featured on NFL Network’s “A Football Life”

Dexter Manley to be Featured on NFL Network’s “A Football Life” According to sources, former Washington Redskins defensive lineman Dexter Manley aka “the Secretary of Defense”, will be featured on NFL Network’s “A Football Life” this fall.  The first time we heard about this was just a few weeks back when a former Redskins great posted […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Grant working hard to make a dent at Redskins' crowded slot WR spot

The most interesting position battle to monitor during the Washington Redskins' training camp might be at the slot wide receiver position. Last offseason, the Redskins signed Andre Roberts to a big contract to man the slot. After, they brought in late-round draft pick Ryan Grant and followed up in the 2015 NFL Draft with fourth-round wide receiver Jamison Crowder. It was both Grant...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fred Smoot Did Another Fantastic Reddit AMA

Former NFL corner Fred Smoot did another fantastic Reddit AMA, commenting on gay players in the NFL, the "Love Boat," and college rumors.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins urged by major group to change team name

The Washington Redskins team name controversy will be something that never ends unless owner Dan Snyder decides to quit being selfish and ruthless, and to give up and change the name so that everyone is happy. Many people have lobbied for the name change, and the mayor of Washington doesn’t even support the name. Still, Snyder has shown no intention of changing it. Now, according...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fred Smoot: I played with gay players, 'everyone knew'

Michael Sam is the only openly gay pro football player in history, but that does not mean he is the only gay player in the league. Former NFL cornerback Fred Smoot did an “AMA” on Reddit Monday to promote his podcast, and he answered a wide range of questions. Some of the questions had to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton emerging as leader on Redskins' defensive line

The Washington Redskins have completely reassembled their defensive line over the last two seasons. In 2013, their three-man down front featured names like Barry Cofield and Stephen Bowen. Now, the projected starting line features Terrance Knighton in the middle with Jason Hatcher and Stephen Paea book-ending him. Each player has enjoyed their best season with other teams, and now...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Enough of Keith Olbermann, the Confederate flag and the Redskins

It’s cheap shot season when lazy thinkers like Keith Olbermann (sadly) contrive links of the Washington Redskins team name to the Confederate flag – a symbol to many (me) of the defense of slavery, race supremacy and murder. Well… I have never seen a Redskins flag at a KKK rally. Nor have the Redskins ever won games to support social policy towards Native Americans. There is...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
4 days ago  |  Discuss

CB David Amerson 'maturing' into a well rounded cover man

Washington Redskins second-year cornerback David Amerson has both coach Jay Gruden and defensive coordinator Joe Barry are in agreement that the young cover man is growing into a good NFL corner after a solid offseason. Amerson said that he's matured and that he's worked on getting stronger and fundamentals that will help get better once training camp starts. “This offseason...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Confederate Flag, Marriage Equality and a New Moniker for the Washington Redskins?

Protesters gather in support of changing the name of the Washington Redskins. Many Native Americans have expressed their displeasure over the name, citing it as offensive and discriminative (Mandatory Credit: Photo By Helen H. Richardson/ The Denver Post).   It was a huge week for civil rights and social justice advocates all across the United States. On Thursday, the Supreme Court...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III Ready for Bounce-Back Year with Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III gestures as he takes part in drills during an NFL football minicamp at Redskins Park Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in Ashburn, Va. (Mandatory Credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) The 2014 season was one to forget for the Washington Redskins and Robert Griffin III. The team ended the year 4-12, last in the NFC East, and finished 26th in...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Confederate flag may hurt the Washington Redskins

If you’ve turned on the news once this week, you will have seen all the controversy behind the Confederate flag and what it does or does not stand for. I’m not here to get into that discussion nor is this the place to include that conversation, but let me explain to you how this effects the world of sports. The Washington Redskins logo that has also caused controversy The Washington...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL.com: The Redskins are a Top 5 QB franchise

Here’s an eye-opener for you. Your Washington Redskins ranked as a Top 5 QB franchise. NFL.com analyst Elliot Harrison gave the team fifth place in a countdown of all 32 NFL franchises after evaluating the top three quarterbacks in the history of each team. Harrison selected icons Sammy Baugh, Sonny Jurgensen and Joe Theismann when he matched the Redskins against the others. Here’s...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Do Colt McCoy or Kirk Cousins have what it takes to start?

Robert Griffin III was inexplicably named the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback like four months ago.  That doesn’t mean much, because veteran backups Colt McCoy and Kirk Cousins have plenty of time to outplay the former No. 2 overall pick. And apparently they’re hungry. “Both of them are making their case known, both of them, like I said before, have had a taste...
Via This Given Sunday
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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