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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 5/31

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
Via Redskins.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Need to Know: The Redskins’ best defensive games of 2015

Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, May 31, 58 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp in Richmond. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 142 days ago. It will be 104 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: Redskins training camp starts 58; Preseason…
Via Real Redskins
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Johnny Manziel, Redskins & Titans

Johnny Manziel According to PageSix.com, former NFL QB Johnny Manziel went missing this weekend when he was supposed to host a small party in the Hamptons for close friends and family. Manziel was scheduled to take a helicopter out east on Saturday, but never showed for the flight. PageSix adds that the helicopter left after 15 minutes after Manziel failed to answer his phone...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins says potential needs to translate to field

On paper, it looks great. Names like Pierre Garçon, DeSean Jackson, Jamison Crowder, and rookie Josh Doctson. For quarterback Kirk Cousins, he knows his job is to take that potential on paper, and have it translate to success on the field. The incumbent QB, and main man in Washington, is acutely aware that talent at the wide receiver position is only successful if he can get them...
Via cover32
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seven months after switch, Redskins vet DeAngelo Hall is settling in at safety

Although he’s already played half a season at safety, DeAngelo Hall anticipates taking a significant step forward in the coming months.Why?He’ll benefit from an entire offseason of first team
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating Each Redskins Rookie and Their Fit with the Team

Embed from Getty Images The Redskins again had one of the more solid drafts in the league. Though they didn’t grab headlines by selecting some of the bigger names that fell in the draft, they added “football players” that the front office believed to be the best available. Like last year, the team chose players that can not only contribute in major ways as rookies, but...
Via TopSportsReport
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Need to Know: The Redskins are setting Cousins up for success

  Here is what you need to know on this Monday, May 30, 59 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp in Richmond. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 141 days ago. It will be 105 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: Redskins training camp starts 59;…
Via Real Redskins
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Snyder vindicated? Well, sort of.

It was hinted at, even suggested that Daniel Snyder, the owner of the Washington Redskins was somehow vindicated in the ‘Redskins‘ name saga. After a week of media shaming, it is more reasonable to say that zero winners emerge after the latest poll from the Washington Post. Except, maybe one. A week ago I offered a lengthy complaint against the World Wide Leader in Sports,...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Need to Know: Redskins couldn’t take advantage of fumble recoveries

Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, May 29, 60 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp in Richmond. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 140 days ago. It will be 106 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: Redskins training camp starts 60; Preseason opener @ Falcons…
Via Real Redskins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Lauvao: 'This is the best I've felt in a while'

Shawn Lauvao's season was cut short in 2015, but he's feeling healthy now as he talks about with Redskins Insider Tarik El-Bashir.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Notebook: A look at the week

The Notebook gets into some of the topics from a busy week in the District. Is ESPN and other members of the media elite shaming the Redskins after a very thorough and reliable Washington Post poll? Also, can Washington finally move on from some of the worst decisions surrounding the overdue departure of RGIII. Lastly, as OTA’s get under way, we look at how some rookies, and veterans...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Tight Ends Approach OTAs Very Differently

WASHINGTON — Each Spring, organized team activities are a right of passage for NFL players (except for the Ravens), allowing for new beginnings and new scripts to be written for the season ahead. The same is true for the Washington Redskins, particularly at the tight end position. What makes this position group interesting is just how differently each player is approaching the...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Guard Shawn Lauvao Waits for Camp to Reclaim Starting Spot

ASHBURN — In January, Redskins left guard Shawn Lauvao had to motor around the locker room on a scooter. Torn ankle ligaments in his left foot and surgery on his right foot left Lauvao needing more efficient ways to get around for a few months. He still isn’t 100 percent. But even if Lauvao isn’t participating in organized team activities (OTAs) or minicamp, he should be ready...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Activists criticize poll on offensiveness of Redskins' name

WASHINGTON (AP) Native American leaders and activists criticized a recent national poll that found nine of 10 Native Americans aren't offended by the Washington Redskins' name. On a conference call held Friday by the Oneida Nation News, panelists voiced opposition to a Washington Post poll that surveyed 504 Native Americans, 90 percent of whom said the name doesn't bother them...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman says he won’t fight Kirk Cousins

New to the Washington Redskins via a massive contract signed during free agency, cornerback Josh Norman appears poised to mind his Ps and Qs when it comes to his new quarterback Kirk Cousins. It was just shy of a year ago that Norman got into it with his former Panthers quarterback Cam Newton when things got heated in training camp. Norman caught an interception from Newton and it...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Debating the Redskins Name Controversy on TV

Earlier this week I was a guest on NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt to discuss the controversy over the Washington Redskins name and the consequences of a recent Washington Post poll showing that only a small minority of Amerindians actually object to the team name. This was a panel discussion with myself, Washington Post editor Robert McCartney and American University professor Angie...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana Moss: Mike Shanahan ‘Robbed’ of Redskins Coaching Job

WASHINGTON — Some old, painful memories about Robert Griffin III and his fallout with the Redskins coaching staff may have been drudged up recently, but longtime Redskins receiver Santana Moss says the real shame remains that Mike Shanahan lost his job. Last week, The Undefeated’s Jason Reid retold a story about a Feb. 2013 meeting Griffin called with Mike and Kyle Shanahan...
Via CBS DC
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Washington Redskins will win the NFC East

As the dust begins to settle after this year’s NFL draft and countless rookies have been given the chance to prove they belong with the best of the best, the outlook for many teams is becoming clearer. For some teams, the expectations assigned to them by the public are something they hope to prove wrong. One of these teams is the Washington Redskins. Despite stunning everyone...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins, Ryan Kerrigan and Josh Norman join the Easterns Motors fraternity

Redskins cornerback Josh Norman wasn’t familiar with the Easterns Motors jingle before last week. There’s a chance he hasn’t stopped singing “Your Job’s Your Credit” since. “Man, I haven’t watched TV since I got here,” Norman confessed Friday after arriving at Easterns’ corporate headquarters in Sterling, where he and teammates Kirk Cousins and Ryan Kerrigan...
Via DC Sports Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: How will they fare in the trenches in 2016

This edition of the Washington Redskins position preview will focus on the big men up front, the offensive line. The team has had issues in this area the last few years. In 2014, the Skins gave up 58 sacks, second highest in the league, and the rushing game averaged only 105 yards. Washington partly addressed the problem in the 2015 draft, bringing in Brandon Sherff (Iowa), who anchored...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Pierre Garcon, DeSean Jackson Redskins Days Be Numbered?

With the addition of draft picks Josh Doctson and Jamison Crowder and the emergence of tight end Jordan Reed, the Washington Redskins are building a formidable receiving corps for the future. Former Redskins general manager Charley Casserly went as far to say the Redskins had the best receiving corps in the National Football League when you include veterans DeSean Jackson and Pierre...
Via KCM Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins: Talent on team can make average QBs look good

Set to play under the $20 million franchise tag in 2016, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is coming off the best season of his career. The former fourth-round pick put up 4,166 yards with 34 total touchdowns and 11 interceptions while completing a league high 69.8 percent of his passes en route to leading Washington to the NFC East title. While Cousins’ salary suggests...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Post poll says 90% of Native Americans not offended by Redskins’ nickname

A new poll from The Washington Post has sparked the debate over whether or not the Washington Redskins should continue using their nickname. If this latest poll is any indication, that nickname is not going anywhere. It seems the conversation over the name of the Washington Redskins will never go away, but the talk continues to heat up in a world where image and public relations...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins ‘gratified’ by poll indicating Native American support for team name

Dan Snyder and the Washington Redskins issued a statement in which the organization expressed gratitude over the results of a recent poll that showed “overwhelming support” from Native Americans for the team’s controversial name. The results of the poll, conducted by The Washington Post, reveals that nine in 10 Native Americans don’t find the Redskins name offensive. ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan wasn’t thrilled with Redskins trading up for RG3

Former Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan let owner Dan Synder know he wasn’t exactly thrilled with the team trading significant draft capital to select quarterback Robert Griffin III back in the 2012 NFL draft. “Dan knew I wasn’t very happy about what we did, but he wanted everybody to celebrate how smart we were, so we jumped on his plane and met the other owners...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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