There was no news about the negotiations between the Redskins and former 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio that were continuing on Saturday night. That is probably good news for fans who want to see Fangio brought in to take over the Redskins' struggling defense.
Scot McCloughan knows what a major rebuild looks like, having gone through it when he arrived in San Francisco 10 years ago. This one, he said, isn't as daunting.
The Washington Redskins will meet again Sunday with Vic Fangio about their vacant defensive coordinator position, after getting together with him Saturday night.
NFL, CBS continue partnership on 'Thursday Night Football' - NFL.com
The National Football League will continue its partnership with CBS to produce and televise Thursday Night Football for the 2015 season, it was announced Sunday by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Leslie Moonves, president and CEO of CBS Corp., and Sean McManus, Chairman, CBS Sports. CBS will broadcast the first eight Thursday Night Football games which also will be simulcast on NFL Network. NFL Network will also exclusively televise eight games in the run-up to the playoffs. The mix of games will include 14 on Thursday nights and two late-season games on Saturday.
Scot McCloughan knows what a major rebuild looks like, having gone through it when he arrived in San Francisco 10 years ago. This one, he said, isn’t as daunting.
Do you see this year being an audition for Jay w/McCloughan especially if we sign Vic Fangio whom is a HC candidate?
Need to Know: How long for the Redskins to rebuild? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Building through the draft is not a quick fix but if combined with a few smart free agent pickups late in the process it doesn’t have to take that long. A lot depends on what they currently have on the roster that we don’t know about just yet. Are Spencer Long and Morgan Moses either the right side of the offensive line in the long term or, as some have suggested a position change for Moses, the starting guard tandem? Can Phillip Thomas develop into a starting safety? Was David Amerson suffering from a sophomore slump or will he have to be replaced?
Redskins 2012 draft rewind: QB Robert Griffin III | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Outlook for 2015: When Scot McCloughan was hired earlier this month, the Redskins’ new general manager cautioned against giving up too quickly on Griffin because “there’s ability there.” McCloughan went as far as to say that it took Brett Favre two years to figure out Mike Holmgren’s offense and that Griffin is “mentally” ahead of where Favre was at the same stage in their development.
Redskins 2013 draft rewind: S Phillip Thomas | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Outlook for 2015: As with many positions, safety could see considerable turnover in the coming months. Meriweather and Ryan Clark, last year's starters, are set to become unrestricted free agents, while Thomas is the only safety under contract for next season.
Vic Fangio’s interview with Redskins continues - The Washington Post
The Washington Redskins on Sunday continued their meeting with defensive coordinator candidate Vic Fangio, a person with knowledge of the situation said.
I've already written about the players that helped themselves the most this Shrine week, so to recap I thought I would give my starting line-up made-up of East-West Shrine Game players from both teams with one back-up at each position.
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