Something to prove: Washington Redskins DE Jarvis Jenkins - ESPN
Why he has something to prove: Because he hasn’t fulfilled expectations and because the Redskins have more depth at his position, putting him in a situation where he must earn playing time. Also, he’s entering the final year of his rookie contract. The Redskins need him to help because they have four potential linemen who will be 30 years or older, three of whom had offseason surgery.
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, June 24, 30 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Last week I put up my projected final roster on the offensive side of the ball. Yesterday I finished it off by picking the defense.
Under the leadership of owner Dan Snyder, the Washington Redskins created Redskins Salute to amplify the team’s decade-long military appreciation initiatives into one comprehensive, year-round platform.
First last week, there was RGIII tweeting about his new D.C.-themed cleats. Then, there was RGIII tweeting about Snoop Dogg's new cleats (?), then Snoop Retweeting RGIII tweeting about Snoop's new cleats. View all the photos here.
The Redskins went into the pre-training camp break with the same 90 players they had on the roster prior to OTAs. That means that Darrel Young remains the only fullback on the roster. Some might look at that as good news for Young.
Entering his fourth season with the Redskins, Niles Paul feels comfortable playing multiple positions on offense and being a leader on special teams.
Ken Houston Receives New Hall Of Fame Ring
On Wednesday at Redskins Park, Hall of Fame safety Ken Houston was given a Hall of Fame ring in front of former teammates and current Redskins.
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due in court for a hearing in a Boston case accusing him of the 2012 drive-by slayings of two men.
From Yahoo Sports: There were 14 quarterbacks drafted into the NFL this May, and a number of them will figure heavily into their teams' plans this season. But how soon will they start?