Redskins Weekly News Roundup 4-17-2015
Below is a look at the top Redskins stories from around the web over the past week.
Jury is still out on Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III – Washington Redskins Blog – ESPN
In regrading the 2012 NFL draft, Todd McShay and Bill Polian say the that jury is still out on Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III.
CSN Ranks: 10 greatest passing seasons in Redskins history | Comcast SportsNet Washington
The Washington Redskins have a long and decorated history that features three Super Bowl titles, five total championships and a long list of Hall of Famers. It wasn’t a simple task deciding who to put at No. 1 and who to leave off the list, so disagreement is welcome. Redskins expert Rich Tandler will provide analysis of the list on Friday, so be sure to check back for that.
Alabama safety Landon Collins: Would be my dream to play for Washington Redskins – NFL Videos
Alabama safety Landon Collins discusses where he thinks he will be drafted and why he is the best safety in the draft.
A couple of draft analysts go against the grain with a recommendation that the Redskins stand pat with the No. 5 pick rather than trading down.
Need to Know: If the Redskins get an offer for Cousins should they trade him? | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, April 16, 14 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Should the Redskins trade Cousins if they get an offer? I heard an interesting report from Kevin Sheehan on ESPN 980 yesterday.
USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams to visit Washington Redskins – Washington Redskins Blog – ESPN
How he would fit: As a 3-4 defensive end with the ability to play inside in the nickel to collapse the pocket. The Redskins want to improve their pass rush, so if Williams falls and they like him better than the edge rushers, it’s a possibility.
Washington Redskins draft prospects: Texas A&M tackle Cedric Ogbuehi – Washington Redskins Blog – ESPN
What I liked: He definitely has good feet and that shows in pass protection. His issues were more about technique than agility. He moved his feet well when blocking and had no problem adjusting to the rush. You’d rarely see his feet stop moving. He showed good recognition on stunts. He can anchor fine and he does not get caught lunging or bending at the waist.
Washington Redskins NFL draft prospects: La’el Collins – Washington Redskins Blog – ESPN
La’El Collins could start at right tackle or guard for the Redskins, but he’s not a top-10 talent.
Redskins Draft Countdown: Florida State OL Cameron Erving | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
The NFL Draft is just over two weeks away and I’ll continue researching the prospects throughout the lead-up to the draft. Along the way I’ll be sharing some of what I find out with Real Redskins readers.
How to make Robert Griffin III a pocket passer – Washington Redskins Blog – ESPN
John Keim talks about how the team can help Robert Griffin III become more successful pocket passer.
Reassessing the Washington Redskins roster: Quarterback – Washington Redskins Blog – ESPN
The Redskins bring back the same trio of quarterbacks they had last season; can they get more from the position this year?
Need to Know: What is Morris’ future with the Redskins? | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, April 15, 15 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or …
Bashaud Breeland Using Offseason To Improve Overall Game
While Bashaud Breeland proved he can be a playmaker in the NFL during his rookie season, he’s not settling on the marks he set last year. This offseason, he’s seeking to improve every facet of his game.
Here’s a closer look at the Florida outside linebacker, who has a couple advantage over some of the other pass rushers in this draft class, but is less refined.
Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, April 11, 19 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. The week that was Here are the top stories we covered this week and some thoughts on what they mean: —Scot McCloughan attends Connor Halliday workout It will b…
From Yahoo Sports: Last year was a bad draft year for running backs. That’s not the case this year. This a great class for running backs.
Outside linebacker might be more of a run-stopper than a pass-rusher.
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, April 14, 16 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Who will the Redskins take in the second round? We’ve gone over and over who the Redskins might take with their top pick in the draft.
Will Compton paid a visit to his school district to motivate some elementary students this weekend and tried out being a mascot as a surprise.
NFL Draft analyst Mike Mayock shares who he thinks will rise up the draft board in the coming weeks on another edition of “Mayock Monday.”
Although the Redskins have invested heavily in their defensive line the past two offseasons, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll pass up a top prospect at No. 5, according to GM Scot McCloughan.
A report Monday floated the idea that Marcus Mariota could jump Jameis Winston and become the draft’s No. 1 overall pick. Would that mean Winston could slip…to No. 5?
On-field activity starts to gear up for the Redskins | Comcast SportsNet Washington
After over three months of most of the action taking place in the offices at Redskins Park, the team will be taking to the field soon.
Brandon Scherff: ‘You Always Want To Be The Best’
Considered not only one of the top prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft, but the top offensive lineman, Iowa’s Brandon Scherff said no matter what he always wants to be the best.
Dashon Goldson hasn’t played a snap for the Redskins yet, but the safety has already endeared himself to the team’s fan base with his professed admiration for Sean Taylor.
Danny Shelton may be a large physical specimen, but the University of Washington product is one of the top prospects in this year’s draft due to his play on the field.
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, April 13, 17 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in …
Robert Griffin III reacted the only way he could when asked if his feelings were hurt over talk that the Redskins might be pursuing Marcus Mariota.
Trent Williams has one year left on his contract. Do the Redskins need to do what it takes to keep him or has his position declined in importance?
Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, April 12, 18 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in …
Need to Know: Is Mariota talk a Redskins smokescreen aimed at RG3? | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, April 10, 20 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Is Mariota talk a smokescreen directed at RG3? Albert Breer of the NFL Media reported yesterday that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will not visit the Redskins.
Washington Redskins picking up option on Robert Griffin carries risks – Washington Redskins Blog – ESPN
It would be a big risk for the Washington Redskins to pick up Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year option — one they don’t have to take.
2015 Draft profile: OT Brandon Scherff, Iowa
Check out some of Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff’s best career highlights in this video.
The NFL announced the preseason schedule on Thursday afternoon, and the Redskins won’t have to travel particularly far when it comes to their pair of road games this August.
Redskins head coach Jay Gruden wants to see the offense incorporate more weapons in 2015 to keep defenses on their toes.
The Redskins have shown some interest in Division II standout DeVante Bausby. But would they take the 6 foot 2 cornerback with a late round pick?
He would represent good value at the top of the second round for the Redskins, if available.
Robert Griffin III wants to let his play do the talking for the Washington Redskins in 2015, and he doesn’t seem to mind mounting rumors about the team potentially drafting a quarterback.