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CAMPBELL: At last, Redskins' NFL combine to-do list doesn't include QB - Washington Times
This year is different, though. The intrigue is gone. These Redskins have their quarterback — repaired knee and all — and they have an NFC East division championship to show for it. So go ahead and exhale. The Redskins don’t have to settle for Geno Smith or Matt Barkley or Landry Jones or any of the other guys who have prompted draft analysts to grade this quarterbacks class as the worst in years.
Need to Know: Still no wide receivers coach - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Redskins coaches have left for Indianapolis a person short. Over a month after they let wide receivers coach Ike Hilliard leave to take the same job in Buffalo, the Redskins still have not replaced him.
Robert Griffin Jr. on his son’s Adidas ad
"I think that Robert is making a statement regarding how the fans and the organization feel," he said. "Last year’s season was a good season for them to really get out there and know that they can compete, and they need to forget about that and move forward. I think there’s a goal in mind in that ad, for not just himself but the organization as a whole….He’s doing really well, working hard, on course with the doctor’s orders and the physical trainers, and he looks good too. I can personally say Robert looks really good. I just tell him basically don’t push it, and he clearly understands that. He knows that his career, his team, all objectives that they have on their board that they want to accomplish, he needs to just take the course and be very diligent about what he [does] in preparation."
Rick Snider: Redskins are shopping for seconds in draft | WashingtonExaminer.com
Last year's 51st overall pick was traded twice before Green Bay selected defensive tackle Jerel Worthy of Michigan State.
2012 Redskins learned how to put teams away | CSN Washington
The 2012 Redskins all of a sudden figured out how to win the games that had been getting away from them. They managed to rally for a couple of wins in ways they hadn’t been able to in a long time, or ever. When Billy Cundiff kicked a 41-yard field goal to turn a two-point deficit into an one-point lead with three seconds left in Tampa in Week 4, it marked the first time since 1999 that they had scored in the last minute to go from trailing to leading.
London Fletcher says he’s still deciding whether to play next season
"It’s still a process," Fletcher said. "Understand I do this every year, probably the last four or five years. It’s just when you get older in your career, you have to evaluate everything. Health is one thing. Can I still do it at the level that I want to do it at and play at? So this year is no different than those years in the past."
FedExField Surface Contingent On Schedule
"If you do sod right, a lot of times it’s good," he said. "Relative to turf, you just have to judge if you’re willing to go in that direction because of the injuries on turf compared to grass. "I don’t think there’s an advantage one way or a disadvantage one way."
For Redskins, No First Round Pick Is No Big Deal " CBS DC
The Redskins can only window-shop the top prospects at this week’s scouting combine in Indianapolis, but not having a first-round pick doesn’t have to spell disaster.
The Redskins Blog | Should Evan Royster Move To Receiver?
Royster, a third-year product out of Penn State, has appeared in 18 games with two starts. For his career, he has notched 79 carries for 416 yards and two touchdowns and has collected 24 catches for 177 yards. In 2012, Royster showcased his duel-threat abilities, securing 15 catches for 109 yards. A majority of his catches came off of swing passes from Griffin III.
Documents: Brent Was Speeding Before Fatal Crash | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Police documents detailing the crash and a timeline of what happened that night are now in the district attorney's office. According to the documents, Brent was going at a minimum of 110 mph down Highway 114. The report said he may have gone as fast as 134 mph at points.
A look at why finding a back-up to Alfred Morris is so crucial for the Redskins next season