Washington Redskins Training Camp Deal Has Va. House Committee Asking Questions " CBS DC
Virginia's top legislative budget-writing and oversight panel questioned Gov. Bob McDonnell's administration on Monday for brokering $6.5 million in incentives to keep the Washington Redskins' headquarters and training facilities in the state.
Shanahan's Final Message: Be Accountable
"We’ve got a team that’s pretty accountable," he said. "We’ve got guys that are really working hard. We had almost every one of our guys come in excellent shape to our preseason this year. We hardly had anybody that was out of shape, and that’s really a good sign." With the influx of 21 draft picks, 27 free agents and 15 undrafted rookies in the last two years, training camp competitions should be at an all-time high under Shanahan.
Position series: Redskins defensive line - NFC East Blog - ESPN
As the news begins to dry up in the interval between minicamps and training camps, it's time to resurrect our position-by-position look at the NFC East's four teams. Today we'll do defensive lines, and we'll start with the Washington Redskins.
Redskins Middle Man: Barry Cofield | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
The Redskins linebacking corps may be the heart and soul of their defense, but their success level is completely dependent on the line in front of them. In the middle of that line is probably the most important piece at nose tackle. The nose tackle, or "middle man" is essential for a 3-4 to work effectively. While for the most part they are fairly unheralded players, their effectiveness level has a major impact on the rest of a defense. A quality NT can stifle a running game, and free up pass rushers in the passing game. For the Redskins the man in the middle is Barry Cofield, who is in his second year in Washington.
Andrew Luck versus Robert Griffin III | ProFootballFocus.com
Mike Daneshgar breaks down Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III for your fantasy football leagues.
The Redskins Blog | Alexander Holding Free Football Camp
Redskins’ linebacker Lorenzo Alexander continues his "lead-by-example" approach to community service by hosting a free upcoming youth football camp in his native Oakland, Calif. The 2012 Hold the Line Football Skills Camp is from June 30 through July 1 at Oakland Tech High School.
Projecting 2012 starts by Redskins draft picks--defense - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
With a great emphasis being put on the draft by Mike Shanahan than we saw in the past in Washington, one would expect the Redskins to have more starts by home-grown talent in 2012 than they did last year. Now we’ll look at how many draft pick starts they might have in 2012. Last week we looked at the offense Today, the defense.
Young: Shanny wanted to keep throwing in Super Bowl rout - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
In Washington, we haven’t yet seen what Mike Shanahan would do if he had the chance to run up the score on another team. Most of the 11 wins in his two seasons have been decided either in the final seconds or in overtime. The need for Shanahan to decide if he should sit on the ball or continue to pile up points has not come up. That has not always been the case. He was the offensive coordinator for the 49ers in their 49-24 pasting of the Chargers in Super Bowl XXIX. During that game, Steve Young threw a Super Bowl record six touchdown passes
What's new? Gano again to battle for Redskins' kicking job - Washington Times
There were many unfamiliar faces at Redskins minicamp this spring, from quarterback Robert Griffin III to a new-look secondary and a new kicker.
Q&A with Redskins offensive line coach Chris Foerster - Washington Times
Redskins offensive line coach Chris Foerster addressed a wide range of topics at last week's minicamp.
The Redskins Blog | Yoga Routine Revitalizes Jammal Brown
"Last year, my hip was a little sore and I pulled my groin (which) I think was from (the) hip," Brown explained to Elfin. "When I pulled my groin, there was times it was real, real sore, but this is football and if you can play, you play. I couldn’t (play with) as much power as I wanted or move exactly the way I wanted. I feel like I’m moving better and I can play with a stronger base. The most important things for an offensive lineman (are) being able to stay low and have a wide base. I know what I can do. I just want to get healthy so I can show it."
The Redskins Blog | State Elks Convention Welcomes Redskins
The Washington Redskins 80th Anniversary Thank You Tour continued Saturday with a lively stop at the Virginia State Elks Convention in Falls Church, Va. Several former and current Redskins players — as well as the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders — made an appearance Saturday, to the delight of the crowd.
Aqib Talib's court case dismissed, Tampa Bay Buccaneers can breathe easy - Bucs Nation
With Talib's legal issues resolved, it's also possible that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to trade the supremely talented cornerback in the final year of his contract, if they aren't willing to keep him for the long term. This would leave the team with a massive short-term hole at cornerback, but they would at least get some return for Talib. The Washington Redskins would be a natural fit, as former Bucs head coach Raheem Morris is their defensive backs coach. In addition, Bruce Allen is the Redskins' general manager, and he originally drafted Aqib Talib in the first round of the 2008 NFL draft.
FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS | 2011 Play-Action, Defense
Last week we looked over the play-action stats on offense, and this week we'll continue over to the other side of the ball.