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The Redskins Blog | Redskins Snubbed On ‘All-Under-25 Team’
Washington has some of the best talent under the age of 25 as quarterback Robert Griffin III, running back Alfred Morris, offensive tackle Trent Williams, and linebacker Ryan Kerrigan are incredibly talented players in their early 20′s. Believe it or not, however, the only Redskins player to crack the list was Williams.
Need to Know: RG3 is back in town - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
I had heard that Robert Griffin III was back in town last week but I couldn’t confirm it. Over the weekend RG3 himself confirmed that he has now moved his rehab back to Ashburn and he did so in a very public way. On Friday night he was at Constitution Hall to see comedian Mike Epps. Then on Saturday he went to the Verizon Center to see Disney on Ice. There, he drew the "RG3, RG3, RG3" chants that have become part of the scene whenever the quarterback appears at public events.
Doug Williams - Skin Deep (Video) - Hail to the Redskins
Doug Williams redefined the quarterback position by overcoming racial stereotypes and adversity. This is his story, Hail to the Redskins!
‘Shutdown Corner’ offseason TPS report: Washington Redskins | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Over the next few weeks, "Shutdown Corner" will pay homage to "Office Space" (TPS reports) as we take a quick look back at each team's 2012 season and a look at what lies ahead for the 2013 offseason. We wrap up the NFC East with the Washington Redskins.
Combine preview: tight end | CSN Washington
Given the uncertainty about Fred Davis’ future in Washington – he’s recovering from a torn Achilles’ tendon and is a pending restricted free agent with a high price tag – it’s possible Mike Shanahan and Co. will be keeping an eye on playmaking tight ends. Here are three top prospects that could address the Redskins’ need if they need to replace Davis (keeping in mind they do not own a first round pick this year):
Combine preview: Offensive tackles | CSN Washington
With veteran Jammal Brown and Tyler Polumbus set to become unrestricted free agents, right tackle could be a position Mike Shanahan and Co. will consider addressing through the draft. Here are three prospects pegged for the second-fifth rounds that could fit the bill:
Combine preview: Cornerbacks | CSN Washington
With a defense that ranked 30th in passing yards yielded and tied for 31st in passing touchdowns allowed, one area Mike Shanahan and Co. will likely consider upgrading is cornerback. Here are three prospects pegged for the second or third round that could address that need:
Combine Preview: Safeties | CSN Washington
Among Washington’s biggest weaknesses in 2012 was the performance of its safeties. If the team intends to upgrade that position through the draft, here are three top prospects that might fit the bill (keeping in mind, of course, Washington does not own a first round selection):
Uncapped | Larry Weisman, Media Consultant
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Roger Goodell’s income reportedly tops $29 million
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was paid $29.49 million in 2011, according to figures from the league’s tax return reported Friday by the Sports Business Daily. Included in that figure was a $22.3 million bonus, according to the report. Goodell is believed to have become the highest paid commissioner in U.S. professional sports.
NFL to add aptitude test to the Wonderlic at this year’s scouting combine | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
The Wonderlic test has long been criticized as an accurate indicator of football intelligence, but the NFL insists on having athletes take the test at every scouting combine. This will still be the case in 2013, but this year, the league will add a separate aptitude test, said Jeff Foster, the president of National Football Scouting.
Eight in the Box: Must-keep free agents - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Washington Redskins: Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander. Another Pro Bowl-caliber special-teamer, Alexander is a valuable utility man and a heart-and-soul guy on the field and in the locker room. Fullback Darrel Young and tight end Fred Davis also were considered here. The Redskins have some tough decisions.