Gruden to skip Senior Bowl | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Even though Jay Gruden has been on the job for about a week and a half, he will not be heading down to Mobile to attend Senior Bowl practices. Nor will offensive coordinator Sean McVay. But that doesn’t mean that they won’t know what is going on. For one thing, Bruce Allen, some scouts, and some members of the coaching staff, including Jim Haslett, will be making the trip. They will take detailed notes on what they see.
Need to Know: Five things the Redskins can learn from the conference title games | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, January 20, 50 days before NFL free agency starts. Nickel coverage Here are five things the Redskins can learn from yesterday’s conference championship games: 1.
Larry Fitzgerald, not Pierre Garçon, gets Pro Bowl nod | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Looking at the 2013 stats, Garçon deserved the nod over Fitzgerald. The Redskins receiver hauled in 113 catches, a new record for the franchise, for 1,346 yards and five touchdowns. Fitzgerald caught 82 passes for 954 yards, though the Cardinals big man did catch 10 touchdowns.
Redskins could use Seattle's Golden Tate | Comcast SportsNet Washington
On the offensive side of the ball for Seattle, wide receivers Golden Tate and Doug Baldwin will be free agents after the season. Tate has a penchant for big plays, but might come at a premium. The 25-year-old Tate was taken by the Seahawks in the second round of the 2010 draft and was Seattle's leading receiver this season.
Jay Gruden's deal with Redskins includes rare five guaranteed years - CBSSports.com
The Redskins made a very sizeable commitment to new coach Jay Gruden, despite still paying former Mike Shanahan's staff roughly $10 million for 2014, sources said. Gruden, who was highly sought after following the Bengals' playoff defeat, will earn over $20 million, according to sources, in a deal that is fully guaranteed.
Redskins will retain Jim Haslett at defensive coordinator [updated]
"He has one year left on his contract," Gruden said in a telephone interview. "I’ll talk to Bruce [Allen, the team's general manager] and we’ll talk to [Haslett] and see what we can do there. But definitely he’ll be back next year as coordinator."
Wes Phillips, son of Wade Phillips, hired as Redskins tight ends coach - Washington Times
Wes Phillips, the son of longtime NFL coach and defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, has been hired by the Redskins as their tight end coach, the team confirmed Friday.
Sean McVay: Washington Redskins' run game will be similar - ESPN
"I don’t think it will change a lot," new Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay said. "The foundation and base principles will remain the same. Jay does a great job of adjusting to his players. He doesn’t make the player adjust to his scheme."
Former NFL safety and NFL Network analyst Darren Sharper arrested on suspicion of rape | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Former Saints, Packers and Vikings safety Darren Sharper, a current analyst on NFL Network, was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of rape, according to TMZ and confirmed by Pro Football Talk. The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department web site shows … Continue reading →
2014 NFL Salary Increases - Over the Cap
NFL salary increases for 2014 and what it does to NFL team salary caps