The Senior Bowl and the NFC East – Blogging the bEast
It will take place on January 28. Last year's players include Helu, Hankerson, Niles Paul, Kerrigan, Neild, and Jenkins.
The Redskins Blog | Marine, SEALs Lead Team’s Exit Meeting
"They just said, ‘You’ve got a mission. And in order to accomplish that mission, you gotta be accountable to your teammates, accountable to the organization, and do the things that you know you need to do to successful,’" said lineman Kedric Golston. "Y’know, if they make a mistake, somebody dies. When we make a mistake, we lose a game."
The Redskins Blog | Shanahan Explains Exit Meeting Strategy
"I never address the team on the final day," he told the media today. "I talked to the team after the game about our schedule for today, and about some of the things coming up in the near future. I talked about some of the different things coming up in the next few weeks."
Kyle Shanahan says Redskins will be NFC East champions in 2012 - Bog
"Hey, about an hour ago, their D coordinator told us, told [offensive line coach Chris] Foerster, that if the Giants would have lost last week, they were in the playoffs. He didn’t mention that they still had to beat us today. [Bleep] him, [bleep] these guys, In 2012 the Redskins are gonna be the NFC East champions, and that starts right [bleeping] today." And then the Redskins suffered their worst lost of the season
Horatio Blades takes a shot at the Skins - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Yet another disgruntled ex-player revels at Washington’s lack of success.
Rocky McIntosh Missed Curfew, Tried To Fool Team About It, According To Report - Half Smokes - SB Nation DC
LB Rocky McIntosh broke curfew Saturday night in Philly. It was pre-planned, he went so far to make his hotel bed appear as though he was in it/sleeping - by stuffing pillows, etc under the blankets. He was of course found to be guilty -- and 'deactivated' by Mike Shanahan. There was some argument by the coaching staff for this not to happen, but Shanny made final call.
Redskins-Eagles best and worst - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Worst Injuries: Let’s see, Helu, Royster, Darrel Young, Orakpo, DeJon Gomes, Riley and Gano were all banged up at various points on Sunday. No key pieces there or anything.
Locklear blasts team exit meetings as "Worst ever." Shanny responds at presser.
Sean Locklear tweeted this after the exit meetings: "Worst exit meeting ever!" Locklear wrote. "No coaches, no front office, just physical’s and goodbye to teammates! We did just spend 5 [months] together, WOW!" When Shannahan was told about it today during his presser, he responded:"I talked to Sean after the game, and obviously, he must not have liked my speech," Shanahan said. "He must have been disappointed in it. But I’ve only been doing it that way for a number of years, and he must be used to a different way. I apologize, Sean. It will never happen again … at least not with me."
Vigil Held For Young Man, Woman Killed On Jones Bridge Road - Bethesda, MD Patch
The man killed worked at Fedex Field and was a Skins fan. Drunk driving and a very sad, tragic back-story here.
The Redskins Blog | Injured Redskins Players Back In The Mix
Cooley addresses media.
Shanahan Season-Ending Press Conference
Rex Grossman, John Beck and turnovers - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
The Redskins’ two quarterbacks combined to turn the ball over 30 times this season. That’s the most for Washington QBs since 1994.
Roy Helu takes notes on hand - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
"Passion, Purpose, Provision, Protection,"
Redskins Radio Network’s season finale - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Larry, Sonny and Sam end the 2011 season with another entertaining three hours.
Shanahan Evaluating Coaching Staff
"I take the first couple weeks right now to sit back and talk to every coach," Shanahan said in his season-ending press conference on Monday. "We sit down the next two weeks and we look at all our players. So no decision is made very quickly."
Orakpo Has a Strained Pectoral
"Hopefully it’s not too serious," head coach Mike Shanahan said.
What we learned about the Redskins in Week 17 | Washington Examiner
" The Redskins need offensive playmakers. After Sunday's finale, coach Mike Shanahan said the 47-yard screen to Roy Helu was the first time the Redskins had caught a pass and run the ball across the goal line.
Rick Snider: Turnover that's positive for Redskins | Rick Snider | NFL | Washington Examiner
While finding a quarterback will dominate the Washington Redskins' offseason, it won't be the only position of concern.
Ten observations: Eagles 34, Redskins 10 | John Keim | NFL | Washington Examiner
The Redskins don’t have to learn how to finish games. They have to learn how to get players who can finish games. This is not about being several plays away from winning certain games. It’s about being several players away from closing out those games.
Mike Shanahan: Dan Snyder has been ‘very, very supportive’ - The Insider - The Washington Post
Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan expressed appreciation for the support he has received from owner Daniel Snyder throughout the 5-11 season.
Mike Shanahan challenges Trent Williams, sees change in Fred Davis - The Insider - The Washington Post
"He’s got to be smart enough to understand that if you disappoint your football team like you did, you’d better come back with a passion and the drive to do what we need him to do, especially being the fourth pick of the draft,"
Rex Grossman says he can cut down on his interceptions - The Insider - The Washington Post
Redskins QB says some picks are beyond his control, but vows to cut down on one that are his fault.
Elfin: Redskins Are What Their Record Is " CBS Washington
It’s hard to believe all the optimism that spewed forth from the Redskins after they finished a 5-11 season with a 34-10 loss at Philadelphia on Sunday. Not only are they the first team during the NFC East’s 42 years to finish last in four consecutive seasons, but they lost 10 of their final 12 games after a surprising 3-1 start to wind up with a worse record than they posted during coach Mike Shanahan’s 6-10 debut of 2010.
Darrell Green tweets ‘maybe I could help’ as Redskins secondary coach - The Insider - The Washington Post
The Hall of Fame cornerback says on Twitter and Facebook: "I am starting to change my mind about not wanting to coach the Redskins secondary. Maybe i could help coach Shanahan bring a winner back to the Burgundy & Gold."
Skins-Eagles Winners & Losers | Mr. Irrelevant, a D.C. Sports Blog by the Brothers Mottram
Brian Orakpo — Picked up two sacks and a forced fumble, which is pretty much his greatest game ever vs. an NFC East foe. Evan Royster — Picked up over five yards/carry and recorded 167 total yards (giving him 314 in two starts). The highlight was a 28-yard run in which he evaded four or five tacklers before falling over.
Vanderbilt’s Jordan Rodgers Tries to Set Himself Apart - NYTimes.com
Jordan Rodgers, a redshirt junior quarterback at Vanderbilt, has followed closely in brother Aaron Rodger’s footsteps, taking advice from the Packers quarterback whenever he can.
Manning "stunned" by Polian dismissal | ProFootballTalk
"I was actually meeting with Bill [Polian] in the training room and we were talking about my rehab schedule, what I could and couldn’t do in the facility under the new [CBA] and my checkpoints when he was summoned to see Irsay. He actually chuckled and said, ‘We’ll see.’ "
Jason Taylor's Final Locker Room Speech Was Actually Pretty Touching
Video of his speech is very tearful. Almost as tearful, almost, as my reaction when I heard how many draft picks Redskins shipped out for him.