Saturday Slop: Brees Gets Paid, Will Face Redskins; Lichtensteiger Will be ‘Ready to go’ for the Start of Camp
- Updated: July 14, 2012
Saturday Slop: Brees Gets Paid, Will Face Redskins
Report: RG III hopes to have contract done soon | National Football Post
“I talked to my agent the other day, and he said they had been talking last week then took a break over the weekend, but from what I’ve heard I think it’s gonna get done,” Griffin , per the report. “I think my agent and the Redskins both know it’s paramount for me to be in camp on time, and I think they’re going to work towards that.”
Redskins email report: Catching up with Chris Samuels | WashingtonExaminer.com
Former Redskins offensive tackle Chris Samuels was one of the best draft picks in the Dan Snyder era, a third overall pick who went on to make six Pro Bowls. Certainly the Pro Bowl often is about popularity, but there’s little doubt Samuels had a solid career from 2000-2009. So it was fun catching up with him last month for a recent story on transitioning from the NFL to the real world.
Robert Griffin III in costume for Adidas – DC Sports Bog – The Washington Post
Redskins quarterback-slash-dress-up-doll is pictured here as a bus driver, a cop and a color guard.
RGIII on Kim Kardashian: ‘People can calm down’ – DC Sports Bog – The Washington Post
Redskins quarterback says there are ‘no worries’ about the famous starlet bringing him down.
The Redskins Blog | 10 For 80: Bubba Tyer
Tyer was hired by the Redskins in 1971 and was named head trainer in 1976. In his time with the team, Tyer worked in an incredible 602 regular-season games and was a part of five Super Bowl appearances — three of which turned into titles for the Redskins. Tyer also hasn’t escaped team and national praise. In 2000, he was recognized by the NFL as its “Super Athletic Trainer of the Year” and was given the Fain Cain Memorial Award as the NFL’s Outstanding Athletic Trainer by the NFL Physician’s Society. In 2003, Tyer was inducted into the Redskins’ Ring of Fame at FedExField.
Stephen Davis, ex-Redskin, files concussion lawsuit – NFL.com
Stephen Davis says he’s suffering memory problems, among other complications, after pounding out rushing yards in the NFL for 11 years. Now he’s suing the league.
RG3 can’t wait for Luck to sign first – Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
As we wait for Robert Griffin III to sign his rookie contract, a lot of interested folks are saying that once Andrew Lucksigns or once more players drafted in the top eight in the draft sign, RG3’s deal will fall into line. But there is a problem with that line of thinking. Griffin can’t wait for Luck to sign. It looks like Luck won’t sign until at least a week after Griffin is scheduled to report to training camp….
Agent: Lichtensteiger will be ‘ready to go’ for the start of camp
Starting left guard Kory Lichtensteiger, who missed 11 games due to a knee injury last year, will be able to fully participate in training camp according to his agent.
Sonny on RG3: ‘He’s very gifted’ – Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
By Tarik El-Bashir CSNwashington.com Although Sonny Jurgensen hasn’t had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Robert Griffin III yet, the Hall of Fame quarterback got the chance to study the rookie during mini camp last month at Redskins Park. And, it’s safe to say, Jurgensen liked what he saw from the Washington’s touted first round draft pick. “This is exactly what the Redskins need,” Jurgensen said. “He’s very gifted. He’s such a tremendous athlete.
Handicapping the Back-up Offensive Linemen Position Battle | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Now for the purpose of this exercise we will assume that the starting offensive line is LT Trent Williams, LG Kory LIchtensteiger, C Will Montgomery, RG Chris Chester, RT Jammal Brown. We will also assume that both the starters and the back-ups are fully healthy and no one is a candidate for the PUP list or IR. Finally we will also assume that the Redskins will keep four back-ups.
One last look at Tandler’s 53-man roster projection, tying up a few loose ends including who’s going to return kicks.
Washington Redskins: Can the ‘Skins Defeat the Saints in Week 1? | Cowboys Vs. Redskins
There was doubt in the air, but that has now passed. Drew Brees signs an extension with the New Orleans Saints and the Washington Redskins know who their opposing signal caller will be in week one. Is it possible that last year’s NFC East basement dwellers can defeat one of the best teams in the past five years?
Interview: Catching Up with RGIII & Where He is With the Redskins Offense – Hogs Haven
I had the great fortune of getting ten minutes of Robert Griffin III’s ridiculously hectic schedule today to ask some questions. We spent most of the time talking about how his game relates to the playbook that we saw last season. We also talked about his current living conditions in Virginia, Josh Gordon, Rex Grossman III, the Von Miller diss quote, and blocking schemes.
Redskins Strength of Schedule is One of the Toughest Based on Many Different Statistical Looks – Hogs Haven
The Redskins have one of the toughest strength of schedules no matter which type of forecast algorithm or expert prediction one looks at.
Camp Battles: LineBackers | Hog Blogs
The Redskins linebacker group has had a tough couple of seasons after transitioning to the 3-4 defense. The 3-4 is a defense that works much better with a
NFL files grievance to union asking New Orleans Saints’ Jonathan Vilma to drop lawsuit – ESPN
The NFL has filed a grievance with the players’ union asking Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma to drop his defamation lawsuit against Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Junior Seau brain tissue released for study – Washington Times
Junior Seau’s family has donated some of his brain tissue for research amid questions about whether damage from his football career contributed to his decision to commit suicide, officials said Thursday.
2012 ESPYS: Brees, Tebow, Davis and more light up the night of stars ” ESPN Front Row
The annual summer convergence of sports and other celebrities is over. The 2012 ESPYS Presented by Capital One, with host Rob Riggle, aired Wednesday live from Los Angeles.