“I never cheated myself, and I gave everything that I had to this organization and to this Redskins nation, to this D.C. nation,” Portis said. “I love this area, and I will always feel a part of this community.” Some might forget, but Portis won a national championship at Miami, earned rookie of the year honors in Denver and broke the Redskins’ single-season rushing record, all before he turned 25. For a few years, it appeared there was nothing the two-time Pro Bowler couldn’t do.
Redskins thoughts: Three things I learned | WashingtonExaminer.com
Santana Moss gets an assist for his development. Crawford, a seventh-round pick who emerged as one of the bigger surprises in camp, has worked hard on being patient in press coverage. It shows, too. Crawford mirrors receivers off the line, not opening up too soon and allowing his man to make the first move. Then he reacts. Credit Moss. Crawford covered him in the slot all spring and much of the summer. ”Santana was always talking to me and he was like, ‘You have to be more patient.’ I wasn’t always this patient… Santana is a real shifty guy; Pierre is different. He’s more speed release, muscle release. But it takes time to be patient and not go for the first move. So it took a while with me getting comfortable.”
Redskins, Cowboys did not collude on salaries, players union says – The Insider – The Washington Post
Court filing says the two teams were not full participants in an alleged conspiracy to restrict player salaries in 2010.
Clinton Portis says Dan Snyder is the best owner in sports – DC Sports Bog – The Washington Post
Retiring running back pays tribute to his former owner on Twitter.
Is Robert Griffin III Fast Enough To Run Track In The 2016 Olympics?
Is Robert Griffin III really a “world-class hurdler,” as ESPN called him? In this week’s Hang Up and Listen, Mike Pesca takes a look at RG3′s times from high school and college and finds that, well, maybe it’s not an exaggeration.
The Redskins Blog | Up In Lights: Robert Griffin III
The homecoming was made official last night when a 74-foot-tall image of Griffin III was projected onto the Newseum’s First Amendment Wall along Pennsylvania Avenue for four hours. The projection of Griffin III’s image on the wall was an effort to officially welcome the native Texan to D.C., said Cathy Trost, vice president of exhibits, programs and media relations at the Newseum.
WR Josh Morgan excited to make his FedEx Field debut – The Insider – The Washington Post
Despite playing for Virginia Tech and the San Francisco 49ers, DC native has never played at Redskins’ current home.
Redskins-Colts: Five storylines to follow – The Insider – The Washington Post
Beyond the overhyped Griffin-Luck matchup, watch the running backs, the secondary and the offensive line.
With Helu, Royster out, rookie Morris in line for more playing time in Redskins’ third preseason game – The Insider – The Washington Post
Shortly after Redskins practice concluded Thursday, there was good news for rookie Alfred Morris and bad news for Evan Royster. But neither of them was the first to hear it.
Redskins 10 For 80 Winners Announced – Hail to the Redskins (Video Feature)
As most fans of the burgundy and gold already know the Redskins 10 for 80 contest for fans to determine who should be added to the all-time team took place this summer.
NFC East Top 20: No. 11 London Fletcher – NFC East Blog – ESPN
In the final 20 days before the start of the regular season, we are counting down the top 20 players in the NFC East.
Andrew Luck vs. Robert Griffin III: Rookie bout headlines Week 3 – NFL.com
As the first two picks of April’s draft, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III will be linked forever. On Saturday, they face off for the first time. Daniel Jeremiah has storylines for all 13 weekend games.
Graham Gano, Neil Rackers seek chances to win Redskins’ kicking job – Washington Times
If Robert Griffin III leads the Washington Redskins on a drive that ends at the opposing 30-yard-line or so Saturday against the Indianapolis Colts, it won’t at all be a lost cause. That might be doing his team a favor.
Selection to the list of 80 Greatest Redskins cements my bond with fans
The Redskins are two-time Pro Bowler Brandon Meriweather’s third team in the last calendar year.
Running back’s mother steered him toward Miami instead.
OPINION | The talented Redskins quarterback needs to know when to use his athleticism to break away, and when to cut his losses.
Here are five things to watch for in RGIII’s home opener against the Colts. Redskins vs. Colts
Week 3 of Pre-season is the most important of the non-important games. You get to see the starters play well into the 3rd quarter, there’s a slight bit of game-planning involve & it’s usually a gauge of how ready your team is for week 1.
From the blog Shutdown Corner: “We expected going in, just like the players going through the preseason, that every week they would get better. The first week, we had some rough spots and we got better from the first week to the second week and…..
Dates for cutting team rosters and making waiver claims listed.
Running back Steve Van Buren led the Philadelphia Eagles to three straight Eastern Division titles and their first two N.F.L. championships.
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