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Robert Griffin III: I’d love to pick Tom Brady’s brain

Robert Griffin III and Tom Brady are on opposite ends of the quarterback spectrum. One is young, athletic with everything to prove while the other is older, not-so-athletic and, three Super Bowl titles later, has little left to prove. When the Redskins and Patriots meet in next week’s joint practices, Griffin hopes to absorb some of Brady’s invaluable knowledge — as much as...
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Redskins selling t-shirts that read: “we practiced with the Patriots during training camp”

This has to be a joke. The Redskins are selling t-shirts to commemorate practicing with the Patriots. The Redskins are selling "we practiced with the Patriots during training camp" tees. 30 bucks — Dan Steinberg (@dcsportsbog) August 1, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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The Washington Business Journal will no longer use the name “Redskins”

The Washington Business Journal has joined the movement of many other news outlets and will no longer use the name “Redskins” in any of their articles. While I think it’s great that major news publications are not using the Redskins name,  it’s not something we plan on doing anytime soon.  While I do believe the name is offensive,  it is their team name as of right now...
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Competition is in full throttle at Washington Redskins training camp

The Redskins roster bubble showed more signs of volatility after cornerback Courtney Bridgett, lost to injury, was released to make room for defensive lineman Jake McDonough. McDonough will crowd competition along the defensive line, while the thinning of the secondary sends a message to other players. Mandatory roster trimming won’t happen for another month, but the game of survival...
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Redskins Training Camp: Everything You Need to Know About Day 7

The Washington Redskins went to work with their seventh day of practicing (took one day off). Their preseason opener against the New England Patriots is one week away the emphasis has been on staying healthy, leading head coach Jay Gruden cut practice short. Day 7 had two scares as Trent Williams was kicked in the shin, meanwhile Jerry Rice, Jr. may have suffered a significant shoulder...
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Washington Redskins Rookie Gets Ridiculous Hair Cut, Regrets It (Photo)

Rookie hazing is part of NFL training camps every season. But volunteering to be hazed? That’s a bit different. That’s exactly what Redskins rookie kicker Zach Hocker did, going up for his skit and saying words he would later regret on Wednesday night. “I’ll cut my hair however you want to cut it,” Hocker told his 89 teammates. Hocker then showed them three options, allowing...
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Redskins rookie Zach Hocker regrets haircut

Zach Hocker couldn’t think of a funny skit to do in front of his Washington Redskins’ teammates, so he gave them another option. “I’ll cut my hair however you want to cut it,” Hocker told his 89 teammates Wednesday night, via The place kicker now wishes that he would have just joined his fellow rookies in making a funny skit. No one ever said your rookie season...
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Redskins’ rookie got quite the haircut (Photo)

Redskins rookie kicker Zach Hocker got a very special haircut. Redskins rookie kicker Zach Hocker got the rookie haircut treatment (via @zhocker18) — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) July 31, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Redskins’ rookie...
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Robert Griffin III is bringing the zone-read back to the Washington Redskins

Two years ago, the zone-read was the most exciting play in the league. The NFL’s stud, young quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III, Colin Kaepernick, Russell Wilson and Cam Newton, were electrifying the league with what everyone believed to be the future of football. Then, last year, that all changed. RGIII, the most explosive of them all, was hampered by his knee injury, and the rest...
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Redskins rookie kicker Zach Hocker hazed with hideous haircut (photo)

Zach Hocker was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Word has it that the kicker has impressed the coaching staff so far but apparently he hasn’t done performed so well that he was able to avoid a rite of passage of NFL training camp: The rookie hazing […] The post Redskins rookie kicker Zach Hocker hazed with hideous haircut (photo)...
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Redskins 2014: Get ready for The Year of the Screen

This story contributed by Scott Hirsch. Did you hear that Brandon Meriweather is retiring after his first full year of only clean tackles? His head isn’t into it anymore. Seriously, there are four top things that will make or break this season for the Redskins.  The first is getting lucky on the injury issue (just ask Jerry Jones).  The second is the execution and more important...
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Griffin ok with de-emphasizing zone read: 'It's not how I made my name'

The Washington Redskins new coaching staff is making it clear that the zone read option we've seen QB Robert Griffin in so much in his very short NFL career will be de-emphasized in 2014. "It's not how I made my name," Griffin said, via ESPN's John Keim. "I made my name throwing the ball in college, won a Heisman Trophy with Baylor. ... It's something...
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Middle-aged fan asks Ryan Clark to sign her breast, Redskins safety obliges (video)

A component of every NFL player’s training camp experience is witnessing the throngs of fans camped out in the hopes of snagging an autograph from their favorite players. Sure, some players manage to elude and evade the autograph hounds, either by their relative anonymity compared to their teammates or through an innate ability to somehow […] The post Middle-aged fan asks Ryan...
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Kirk Cousins hits training camp in a sick new ride

Kirk Cousins is a humble man. He doesn’t need a Lamborghini or a Ferrari. Heck, he doesn’t even need a Nissan. All Cousins needs is his conversion van. First road trip in the conversion van! Looking forward to the start of a new football season as we drive to Virginia! — Julie Cousins (@juliehcousins) July 21, 2014   According to the Washington Post...
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Washington Redskins Training Camp Drills 7-30-2014

Washington Redskins Training Camp Drills 7-30-2014 After having yesterday off day 6 of Washington Redskins Training Camp has the Redskins back in helmets and shorts (no pads) on a beautiful Richmond day. Here are some training camp drills from this mornings practice (via Some small things of note: Special teams tackling drills kick off [...]
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