Thursday, August 17, 2017

Redskins 2017 Draft, Looks Familiar

With their first pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, Washington set a tone similar to that found in the previous two offseasons under former GM Scot McCloughan. And given the gradual improvement of the talent and success of the team,...

Burgundy and Gold Dysfunction

From the outside looking in, the current situation surrounding the Washington professional football team is nothing short of a dumpster fire. And with more leaks, rumors and questions than assurances of any kind-- the fun is just getting started. Following...

Flurry of Hires, Heats Up Skins DC Search

With the head coaching decisions made today in upstate New York and Denver, the list of potentials for the vacant defensive coordinator position in DC is being forced into focus. The question is, will the team act fast enough...

Win or Go Home Sunday at FedEx

A lot is potentially at stake when Washington takes the field at FedEx this afternoon to face the New York Football Giants. Once again, the burgundy and gold find themselves in the position of controlling their own destiny. A position...

Redskins at the Break: 6 Difference Makers

A week removed from a 27-27 tie to the Bengals in London-- the Redskins at 4-3-1, are coming off of a perfectly timed bye week. If for no other reason, because they ended a game in a tie (the...

Washington Runs Over Eagles, 27-20

The first defensive series of the game pretty much summed up how Sunday's matchup against the Eagles was going to go-- we just didn't know it at the time. OLB Ryan Kerrigan introduced himself to Philadelphia's impressive rookie signal caller...

Turnovers and Gators, Save the Day Against Cleveland

With a quarter of the season in the books, the Redskins are exactly what the reasonable thought they would be, sort of. And after Sunday's 31-20 victory over the Cleveland Browns at FedEx, one of the team's chief concerns may...

False Start: Skins Drop to 0-2 After Dallas Loss

After falling 27-23 to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday afternoon, the Washington Redskins have shown themselves to be a mess as a staff, record label and a crew. Unlike in the Monday night opener, there was no offensive explosion...

Not Ready for Prime Time, Skins Fall in Opener

Last night, we were reminded that Ben Roethlisberger is really good at playing the quarterback position in tackle football. Additionally, we not only saw first hand why Antonio Brown is one of, if not the best receiver's in the...

Eight Major Keys to Skins’ 2016 Success

Three days away from what could be a #TerribleTowel infestation at FedEx Field, the brass in Ashburn should have come up with a can of Redskins Deet or Off instead of burgundy towels-- let's look at the eight players...

Washington’s Growth is Evident In Unlikely Additions

With the finalizing of the 53 man roster and practice squad (two moves on Monday: TE- Wes Sexton, DT- Louis Nix III), the burgundy and gold have shown their continued evolution as a team and franchise, heading into the Monday...

Washington Makes it Rain, in Preseason Loss

After last night's performance against the Falcons, I only have two words for you-- Super Bowl! Now that that's out of the way. With last season in mind, Skins fans were mostly treated to more of the same against Atlanta....

Fantasy Football Preview: Washington Redskins

Every year, football fans around the globe become enthralled with all things pigskin once Hall of Fame selections are announced. One reason is because of an appreciation for the greats from seasons past. But let's be honest, the other...we're...

QB Questions in DC? Welcome to Summertime in the Nations Capital

2012:  record breaking season by a Washington quarterback in his first season in the league. The follow up? Injuries, unnecessary drama, and an inability to build on the promise seen during year one. 2015:  record breaking season by a Washington quarterback...

Redskins Training Camp: 5 Things to Watch

With the division title in the rear view mirror (only the second since '99), the real grind towards the 2016 campaign begins in two weeks. When Redskins rookies, free agent acquisitions and returning players descend on Richmond for this seasons...

Washington Needs Matt Jones to be the next Alfred Morris

In sports, like life, we tend to tell the new guy taking over for a beloved former employee: "Be yourself." "Don't try to do too much. Just do your job and let your teammates do theirs." "Don't worry about trying to be...

Washington’s Second Year Players Look to Breakout

With five of the ten players from the 2015 draft playing major roles in helping the team win the division last year, one has to beg the question. What's next? Looking ahead to the way too early 2016 depth chart projections,...

The QB who holds the key to Washington’s success is not named Cousins

With OTA's in full swing, excitement for the upcoming season has ratcheted up another notch. As the rookies begin to mingle with the returning vets and other hopefuls, new storylines are beginning to take shape. Like, how the key...

Redskins Rookie Minicamp Preview

In preparation for Washington's rookie minicamp this weekend, let's look at the spots on the depth chart that provide the best opportunity to make the team in 2016. Injuries aside, there are nine positions that are virtually set in stone for the...

The 7 Worst Redskins Draft Selections of the Modern Era

A week removed from the 2016 NFL draft and a week away from the team's lone NFL sanctioned rookie minicamp-- let's take a look at the seven worst Redskins draft picks over the last 3 decades. A cautionary tale if you...

Redskins release CB Culliver

After signing a 4 year $32M deal last offseason, Washington GM Scot McCloughan announced in his presser earlier today, that Chris Culliver had been released. The 6'0" 199 lb. corner out of the University of South Carolina was signed from San...

Washington Redskins: Post Draft Thoughts

With the 2016 NFL Draft now in the books and undrafted rookie free agents being signed, just how well have the Skins done at addressing their needs for the upcoming season? Most draft reviews have graded Washington's class in a...

Doctson Goes in Round One to Redskins

The Redskins in their first pick of the NFL Draft went offensive. After trading back a spot going from the 21st to the 22nd overall pick in the first round Washington has officially grabbed Josh Doctson of TCU. Gruden stated on the new recruit "I anticipate...

McCloughan’s Cornerbacks

The addition of the Redskins cornerback Josh Norman is a move of strength. You never know when you're going to need to power through, and having a reliable line-up doesn't hurt in the least. What the redskins seem to be...

Return of the SnyderSkins? Norman, signs big deal in Washington

On Wednesday April 20th, the Carolina Panthers rescinded the franchise tag originally placed on their All-Pro corner Josh Norman. Instantly making him the biggest name free agent available on the market. Possibly the biggest name free agent of 2016. By...

Washington’s Navigating Some Unfamiliar Waters

Mute all of the sound around you right now and listen very closely. You notice what you don't hear? The sound of a certain owner in the DC area's private jet taking off, for a private dinner to wine and...

Defense should be the move for the Skin’s in 2016

While the acquisition's of Tight End Vernon Davis , and  Offensive Tackle Brandon Scherff should prove to be a great assistance to Washington's offense. While these picks are seemingly great transactions,questions are still floating as to what will be...

Redskins QB Decisions Establish Stability We Can Be Optimistic About

The Redskins QB Moves are Something Fans Can Be Optimistic About.   Robert Griffin III bid farewell in a  personal comment March 7th writing: "It was a blessing guys. I just want to say thank you," tweeted the former Redskins QB. Losing Griffin (currently Free...

Redskins defense needs playmakers like Robert Nkemdiche in 2016 NFL Draft

In the first quarter of yesterday's wildcard matchup between the Redkins and the Packers it looked like Washington was going to pull the upset and advance to the divisional round for the first time in years. However, Aaron Rodgers...