clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Daily Slop : Anthony Armstrong Ready To Rebound in 2012; Santana Moss Feeds Into the RG3 Hype Machine


Sports Junkies: Armstrong Ready To Rebound in ’12 " CBS DC
Redskins receiver Anthony Armstrong joined the Junkies on Monday on his way to minicamp, and told the show he's looking to put the 2011 season behind him.

Santana Moss feeds into the RG3 hype machine -
The legend of Robert Griffin III continues to grow with each passing day in Washington. Santana Moss is the latest member of the Redskins to be wowed by the rookie quarterback.

Governor McDonnell Says Virginia Could Have Lost Skins Camp To Maryland Or Pennsylvania " CBS DC
The Washington Redskins have decided to relocate Training Camp from Redskins Park to the state capital of Richmond, Virginia, and who better to explain the stunning move than the governor of the state himself? Listen to Governor McDonnell on with Lavar & Dukes.

Why Perry Riley can be a Sleeper for the Redskins | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
I realize some might not consider the starter for the 2nd half of the season last year a sleeper, but in the grand scheme of things Riley is still an after thought in this defense, and needs to prove his worth. Now unlike when I looked at Evan Royster and Madieu Williams as potential sleepers, Riley can’t settle for just exceeding expectations and playing a significant role

HomerMcFanboy " ryan kerrigan is excited, might be a cyborg
"All of my goals are team goals," he said. "I want us to get to the playoffs. I want us to win. I don’t want to go 5-11 again. That’s our goal — to win. I mean, we’ve got the potential. We’ve just got to come out here during these practices and hone in on our skills every day and do the little things more consistently."

The Redskins Blog | Cousins Receives Big Ten Medal of Honor
On the field, he was the Spartans’ winningest quarterback in school history, was a three-time team captain and ranks first in school annals in pass completions (723), passing yards (9,131), touchdown passes (66), passing efficiency (146.1), 200-yard passing games (26) and total offense (9,004 yards). Cousins’ off-the-field accolades, however, are more impressive. The 2012 fourth-round selection of the Redskins was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and graduated last December with a degree in kinesiology.

The Redskins Blog | Griffin III: Big 12 Sportsperson Of The Year
Griffin III became the first Heisman Trophy winner in Baylor history in 2011, but has been involved in the Baylor community for years. According to the release, Griffin III has spent time as a Special Olympics volunteer and served at Friends for Life, a daycare for mentally-challenged individuals. Other than speaking and volunteering at several local schools, Griffin has also worked for community service projects like Santa’s Workshop and Food For Families.

LaVar & Dukes: Testimony At Jerry Sandusky Trial Hits Close To Home For Lavar Arrington Who Had Friendship With Victim " CBS DC
The sexual molestation trial of embattled former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky began on Monday and brought with it testimony that hit especially close to home for LaVar Arrington.

Longshot TE Beau Reliford relying on his basketball skills - The Insider - The Washington Post
He did not play football until his junior year in high school but found the transition eased by skills he picked up playing basketball

Remembering The 40th Anniversary Season
It was an anniversary season for the franchise, and the beginning of a football renaissance in Washington. The 1972 season would prove to be the best under Allen, and set the stage for a new era of competitive football in the Nation’s Capital.

Of hype, Vick and Robert Griffin III - NFC East Blog - ESPN
I did not watch "The Sports Reporters" on Sunday morning, but one of my Twitter followers (@mcintosh37) referred me to Bill Rhoden's parting shot on Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III.

Ranking the Redskins' pillars among the NFL's best - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
There is a long held belief that if an NFL team has a strong player at each of the following positions secured, success should follow: quarterback, offensive tackle, pass rusher, corner. While the specific weight put on each has varied over the years - more than ever passers are paramount to good fortune in this overt aerial age and some will argue the value of a left tackle has dipped - the overall concept is one I've...

Last week first of many 'a-ha' moments for RG3
Robert Griffin III said last week that he had a moment of revaluation during an OTA. That's great but it will be just the first of many for the rookie QB.

Robert Griffin III is the new Brett Favre -
With new teammates fueling the hype machine with Paul Bunyan-like tales from the nation's capital, rookie QB Robert Griffin III already appears to have a chance to be the league's biggest star.

Expectations aside, Redskins vets push team approach | |
ASHBURN Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III's comfort level in the Washington Redskins' offense has gradually increased, and as it does, he moves closer toward filling the role of franchise savior.

Will RG3's and Redskins rookies' character help the team win? Shanahan thinks so. | June
Mike Shanahan drafts seniors who are proven leaders. Will it finally pay off for the Redskins?

What to expect from the Redskins | ProFootballTalk
Mike Florio catches up with CSN Washington's Redskins Blogger Rich Tandler to get the latest news the Redskins' OTA's, their depth chart and what to expect from the team this season.

The Redskins Blog | Redskins Fan First In Refurbished HOF
A 16-year-old Redskins fan became the first-ever visitor to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame through its brand new grand lobby Monday morning. Jacob Dennis of Salisbury, Md., made the trip to Canton as part of his birthday celebration, according to this article from the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Goodell shifts the mandate, preaches about life after football, whiffs on concussions | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Right now, the NFL has two elephants in its living room; good for the league that the room is so big. Two related problems that could plague the country's most popular sport in years come: The increasing perception that those in charge of pro football are relatively unconcerned about concussions despite their constant conversation about the subject; and the increasing issues men face when their careers in pro football are over.