All atwitter will be posted at the beginning of every day (at midnight in Washington, DC). The goal is to give readers a handy spot to check the Redskins beat writers & bloggers, and national sports journalists to keep up on the latest news about the Redskins, the NFL, and sports in general, along with a smattering of other things.
atwitter [ uh-twit-er ]
excited; nervous; aflutter; twittering
The first known use of atwitter was in 1833
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I wish this dude the best. Nothing but respect for him.— Redskins (@_mattschoen_) February 12, 2020
We are a week out from the combine. WHAT!!!— Lee Strickland (@TheStrickdogJr) February 13, 2020
The Washington Redskins announced that they have signed free agent LB Jared Norris. pic.twitter.com/SM6f5zPGTJ— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) February 13, 2020
You're never gonna guess who he used to play for https://t.co/FBi7fcWSEg— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) February 13, 2020
#Redskins signed LB/ST Jared Norris today.— Chris Russell AKA "The Rooster" (@Russellmania621) February 13, 2020
Of course, he played w/ #Panthers. Has ZERO regular season defensive snaps per @PFF but over 310 preseason def snaps in three #NFL seasons. https://t.co/06ChWK4nXy pic.twitter.com/uTQBoDQjjU
Encouraging #Redskins news: @RickDocWalker just got off the phone with Quinton Dunbar, who said that he isn't requesting to be traded or released; just wants to know where he stands. Also said that he is set to meet with Ron Rivera on Thursday. So this appears to be salvageable.— Al Galdi (@AlGaldi) February 12, 2020
Dunny sure knows how to back peddle!!! On and odd the field!— Rodzilla (@Rodzilla113) February 12, 2020
Chase Young out here training with the mfin Terminator. Everybody in trouble. pic.twitter.com/iRLGbnncWt— Kip Smithers (@Chughes612) February 11, 2020
McVay told reporters Wednesday he was excited to learn from former Redskins OC Kevin O'Connell.https://t.co/qcLEinbwLR— NBC Sports Redskins (@NBCSRedskins) February 13, 2020
.@Chiefs CB and Super Bowl Champ @Bree2Land6 is set to become an unrestricted free agent. Why should teams be fighting to get him this offseason?— GMFB (@gmfb) February 12, 2020
"I bring a lot of physicality. I'm a tackling CB, I can play multiple positions in the secondary, and I bring a competitive nature." pic.twitter.com/qax4mamtQ9
Let's start a #2020NFLDraft TE Blocking Thread— Ben Fennell (@BenFennell_NFL) February 13, 2020
We all get excited to watch these Flex TEs (or oversized WRs) catch a ball down the seam, but no one cares about blocking a DE at the POA until @gkittle46 makes it cool
I usually just watch the endzone copy of all-22 when studying OL. However, I have to watch the SL copy when studying Louisville LT Mekhi Becton because he keeps blocking defenders off the screen.— Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) February 13, 2020
This happens every year. I circle back and watch a guy I evaluated/graded early in the process and see a completely different player. As an old scout used to say in our meetings, "You must've had some bad coffee that day."— Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) February 14, 2020
Gross-Matos— Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) February 14, 2020
Snyder's best public interface. Ever. pic.twitter.com/Fn0nT9XtGx— Burgundy Blog (@BurgundyBlog) February 13, 2020
Vernon Davis has already appeared in "Baywatch" with Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. What's next for the now-former NFL tight end?https://t.co/D0Z6r5SivB— NBC Sports Redskins (@NBCSRedskins) February 14, 2020
1: He’s better, based on people who scouted both have told me. 2: we can all find examples of guys who succeeded or failed. Using 1 example doesn’t do much. Nick bosa had hype. Delivered. I would take based on what u think he will do, not what someone unrelated did or didn’t— John Keim (@john_keim) February 13, 2020
"There is no NFL comparison" which is why I would not want to draft him.— James FitzGerald (@GMDfitz7765) February 14, 2020
Draft Cost vs Cap Space— Jason_OTC (@Jason_OTC) February 14, 2020
Top right: Should be active in FA and have a good draft class
Bottom right: Probably needs to rely on the draft
Top left: Probably needs to rely on free agency more than draft
Bottom left: Hardest path to improve. Cap likely devoted to draft picks. pic.twitter.com/QS3rUio6pN
One of the hardest things in life, is Having Patience !!— Rashad Ross (@RocketRoss_19) February 13, 2020
Here's a twist I'm reading for the first time:— Bill-in-Bangkok (@billhorgan2005) February 13, 2020
"It also would be possible for the two sides to postpone the start of the league year and free agency, if they wish, if they believe that would lead to approval of the new CBA." https://t.co/EokL2kSwj7
The Top 100 PLAYS of the 2019 Season!— NFL (@NFL) February 13, 2020
⬇️ Plays 50 through 26 ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/OHHTWYv64G
#Oregon QB Justin Herbert (30:00) says on RapSheet + Friends that his decision to return for his senior season was “one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I wanted to become a better leader, a better teammate, a better football player.” More here: https://t.co/5I3MBMAZyY— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 13, 2020
“It’s going to be him getting on the board, and showing off his football intelligence.” @MoveTheSticks on what teams need to see from Tua Tagovailoa before the 2020 @NFLDraft— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) February 13, 2020
: NFL Now pic.twitter.com/9csLSPTPy1
2.13 GamePlan!!— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) February 13, 2020
The Offseason of the Quarterback is here. So I asked 15 front-office types -- if you were in charge of an average team, and you could have any of the available QBs, who would you take? Brady? Burrow? Rivers? Tua?
Results were fascinating: https://t.co/aHax8T4Uqo pic.twitter.com/Mut8Iu9gtk
Absolute dream scenario for the #Redskins might be unfolding, despite denials;— Chad Ryan (@ChadwikoRCC) February 13, 2020
Detroit at pick #3 decide to move on from Stafford because they want Tua Tagovailoa.#Redskins convince them to trade up to #2 to guarantee no one trumps them. WAS gets extra picks & Chase Young.
GM's say a lot of things this time of year. Remember when Gettleman said there was no way they were trading OBJ?— Mark Tyler(Hogs Haven) (@Tiller56) February 13, 2020
Trading Matthew Stafford would leave behind $32M of dead cap to the #Lions, a loss of $10.7M of space. Detroit has already restructured and paid out a $6M bonus for the season. He’s staying put in 2020. https://t.co/4DC96J5p2k— Spotrac (@spotrac) February 13, 2020
"Lessee, Brady and Rivers are free agents, Bridgewater is available, Cam Newton may be tradebait, Dalton, Tannehill and Mariota are on the retread-bridge QB market, there are four 1st round prospects."— Mike Tanier (@MikeTanier) February 13, 2020
"LET'S MOVE STAFFORD COMING OFF AN INJURY. THE TIME IS RIPE!!!"
I must have murdered a litter of puppies while sleepwalking last night to explain what I did to get the responses I am getting today. https://t.co/JC6vZw909o— Mike Tanier (@MikeTanier) February 13, 2020
I told this story on the radio in the past. It’s accurate. Heard it at the time it happened.— Lance Zierlein (@LanceZierlein) February 13, 2020
My story on Rick Smith and death, grief, and rebirth. https://t.co/6yX6BTeMpF— Dan Pompei (@danpompei) February 12, 2020
Would the owner of the team take less money? There is your answer https://t.co/0pi6usGCYb— Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) February 12, 2020
And the #Browns continue to put back together the exact same front office that they had in 2017 when the team went 0-16. New/current execs DePodesta, Berry, Grigson, Cooper, and Kovash represent 5 of the 6 top ranking execs from 2017. Sashi Brown is the only exec missing now. https://t.co/ERNgCJl5tk— Roberto Shenanigans (@Rob_Shenanigans) February 13, 2020
One difference this year is they are at a stage with the CBA where they are either going to have to spend or pay out more to guys who have been on the team over the course of the last 4 years.— Jason_OTC (@Jason_OTC) February 13, 2020
The NFL announced that it will conduct its Combine Series from March 27-29, featuring the Regional Combine Invitational and Universities (HBCU) Combine. Details pic.twitter.com/j4EvlBIyv3— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 13, 2020
Ugh no... We should not be promoting this clip. Poor technique all around and finished with a holding. https://t.co/cFgO1r9RN0— Geoff Schwartz (@geoffschwartz) February 13, 2020
This is the dumbest “football” video I may have ever seen for so many reasons. What are we even doing here? https://t.co/iCQMkW5SVA— Louis Riddick (@LRiddickESPN) February 13, 2020
Poor feet, tight hips, and a big ego. This ain't football. Terrible rep all the way through.— Robbie Duncan (@RobbieDuncanOL) February 13, 2020
The Astros owner speculates that the team stopped cheating in early 2018 and didn't cheat at all in 2019.— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) February 13, 2020
Why would you stop cheating after it helped you win World Series? Also, why would the Nats have been told to come up with an elaborate sign scheme if they weren't cheating?
Jim Crane keeps saying "I didn't do the investigation" and says he "isn't clear on all the details."— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) February 13, 2020
How are you not? You're the owner. How have you not spent the last couple months getting all those details and doing your own investigation?
If the players who were on the team in 2017-19 don't take several minutes of questions today it will be a disgrace. If they just refer to their statement or offer no comment responses it will be an outrage.— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) February 13, 2020
The Astros are trying to pull the 'let's just leave this in the past and look ahead to 2020.'— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) February 13, 2020
I get them wanting to. But these players have served no time and the we still don't have answers. Feels early to just forgive and move on.
Alex Bregman: 1 minute statement, no questions.— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) February 13, 2020
Jose Altuve: 30 second statement, no questions.
Dusty Baker, on his first day on the job: Sitting there the entire time.
Astros owner Jim Crane: "Our opinion is this didn't impact the game. We had a good team. We won the World Series. We'll leave it at that."— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) February 13, 2020
Are. You. Kidding. Me...
What an amazing opinion. This is like the people who say taking steroids to get bigger, faster and stronger don’t cause more HRs. If it doesn’t help, why are you cheating? https://t.co/4jbqy27jPQ— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 13, 2020
This video has the internet legitimately divided .— Marina Marraco (@MarinaMarraco) February 12, 2020
Dude is in the last seat on the plane. Seat doesn’t recline.
Hers does. And she reclines.
He’s upset, and is punching her seat incessantly— so she records.
Who is right?!
Who is wrong?!
See you at 7p on #FOX5LION@fox5dc pic.twitter.com/jjjTLLwvEc
I’m on a plane and the entire flight sat still so that a man in the last seat at the back of the plane could get off and run to his next flight to try to make it to his twin daughters’ first father daughter-dance. Everyone rooted him on and clapped as he rushed down the aisle.— Jenny Hale (@jhaleauthor) February 14, 2020
Impressive. Now who’s cleaning it up?! ♂️— Fred Schultz (@fred035schultz) February 12, 2020
Wow. After Table Tennis, there’s now Table Volleyball? Looks interesting actually! Hmm!!! pic.twitter.com/THxhp6zLxg— Jan Carlo Gavile (@JannieGavile) February 7, 2020