Can Griffin resurrect two programs? - Washington Times
In Waco, Texas, there are many measures of how Robert Griffin III and coach Art Briles helped revive Baylor's football program since they arrived together more than four years ago. As the Washington Redskins target Griffin with the second pick in next week's draft, it symbolizes the quarterback's potential to turn around a woebegone franchise that hasn't won a division title since 1999.
Elfin: Sean Taylor’s Alleged Killers Have Postponed Trial For 4 Years " CBS DC
Sometimes the wheels of justice turn slower than Albert Haynesworth attempting to pass a conditioning test, and in the case of the death of beloved Redskin Sean Taylor, his suspected murderers have yet to be brought to justice, with trial having been delayed repeatedly over the course of 4 very long years.
Redskins teammates react to London Fletcher signing - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Just like Redskins fans, Redskins teammates reacted with extreme joy when the linebacker and team leader re-signed.
Redskins fans should check expectations for 2012
ESPN blogger says even with RGIII Skins may struggle in 2012 season
Redskins draft radar: OT Zebrie Sanders
The four-year starter at Florida State could help shore up the Redskins' tackle concerns
Redskins draft radar: G Lucas Nix
The three-year starter with a nasty streak play atguard and right tackle at Pittsburgh
Off-season Workouts Begin On Monday
Time to get back to work. Since Jan. 2, most Redskins players have been scattered about the country, unwinding from the offseason and spending time with their families. On Monday, players return to Redskins Park for the start of the voluntary off-season conditioning program.
Good vibrations - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Redskins start their offseason program today having retained something old and about to get something new. On Friday, they signed London Fletcher, who is not just the defensive captain but the de facto leader of the entire team, to a new contract. Fletcher, who is about to turn 37, will finish his long and distinguished NFL career in Washington. A week from Friday, there will be a press conference at Redskins Park to introduce the team’s new quarterback. Of...
Redskins sign safety Tanard Jackson - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Redskins have announced via the team’s official Twitter feed that the team has signed free agent safety Tanard Jackson to a contract. In case there were any doubters, the link in the tweet goes to a picture of Jackson, pen in hand, signing a deal.
Fantasy: Reaction - Fletch Lives as London Fletcher stays with 'Skins | ProFootballFocus.com
A look at the re-signing of London Fletcher and how it will impact IDP leagues in 2012.
Roster Construction: How to Build a 53 Man Roster, Part II | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Last week in Part I, we explored the keys to building a 53 man roster, and ideally how many players the team should target at every position. In Part II we will look at the defensive side of the ball.
FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Broken Tackles 2011
Football Outsiders is the internet home for Innovative Statistics and Intelligent Analysis of professional and college football. Our writers, lead by Aaron Schatz, also write Pro Football Prospectus.
Gap Control: Interior Offense, 2011 | ProFootballFocus.com
PFF's Ben Stockwell examines the most (and least) successful teams at rushing through interior gaps in 2011.
John Mara: NFL "evolving toward" eliminating kickoffs | ProFootballTalk
The NFL's decision last year to move kickoffs from the 30-yard line to the 35 may have been the first step toward moving kickoffs out of football completely.
After Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III go first in NFL draft, the rest gets interesting - Peter King - SI.com
After a long weekend of fact-finding (and misinformation-farming) for my Sports Illustrated mock draft, which was put to bed Sunday, here are the 10 things I feel good about 10 days before the first round of the draft:
Redskins, other teams start offseason workouts Monday under new, negotiated rules that limit wear and tear on players.