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Free Agent OT Dieugot Joseph to Visit Redskins This Week

A league source tells Nate Bouda of NFL Trade Rumors that the Redskins and Falcons are hosting free agent OT Dieugot Joseph for a visit this week.

Joseph recently visited with the Chiefs, but left Kansas City without a deal. However, it appears as though interest in him is starting to pick.

Joseph, 25, wound up signing a three-year, $1.66 million contract with the Bears as an undrafted free agent out of Florida International back 2017.

Redskins LB Reuben Foster Carted Off the Field During OTA’s with Left Leg Injury

The Redskins took a beating in the media for picking up troubled linebacker Reuben Foster, a player who was claimed off waivers from San Francisco in November.

While you can argue the deal all you want, Foster has more issues today as he was carted off the field with a left leg injury on just the third snap of the Redskins’ first voluntary OTA session.

When Foster was on the ground, he was surrounded by multiple team officials including president Bruce Allen and Gruden. Former Alabama teammate Landon Collins also joined them and Malcolm Bracken, the director of player development, kneeled and patted Foster on the chest. At one point Foster turned to his right and pounded the turf with his fists. He could be heard crying, putting his hands to his helmet as his head bobbed. As he was carted off, Allen ran back to the facility to be with Foster.

The Redskins claimed Foster three days after he was arrested for a domestic violence charge. The charges were later dropped and the NFL decided last month not to suspend Foster.

The Redskins had planned to start him as one of their two inside linebackers, probably alongside former Alabama teammate Shaun Dion Hamilton. The Redskins love Foster’s speed and athleticism inside. The Redskins still have veteran Mason Foster on their roster; he can play both inside positions.

Foster suffered an ankle injury as a rookie with the 49ers, causing him to miss five games. He was suspended for the first two weeks of 2018 for a weapons offense and a misdemeanor drug offense. Another domestic violence charge involving the same woman from November also was dropped.

Redskins CB Josh Norman Crushes Giants GM Dave Gettleman – Listen to the Interview

Redskins CB Josh Norman joined the Rich Eisen Show this week where it was pointed out to the veteran cornerback the connections between the three vital Redskins and Giants current GM Dave Gettleman.

“I think we need to put him on salary,” Norman responded amid laughter. “I think we need to put him on salary. I mean, they need to protect Dave Gettleman at all costs up in New York, for sure. All costs, because he’s winning for us, geez Louise.”

If the Redskins succeed in 2019 it will largely be thanks to the trio.

“The more players you can get the better your chances (of winning a Super Bowl) are,” Norman said.

Check out the entire interview below:

Charges Against Redskins Safety Montae Nicholson Dropped

Charges against Redskins safety Montae Nicholson stemming from an altercation in December have been dropped, the Associated Press reports.

Loudoun County Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Amy McMullen confirmed on Tuesday that the case against Nicholson has been dismissed. McMullen said attorney Michael Harrington, who represented victim Lamar Rolle, said his client had no interest in proceeding with criminal prosecution.

Nicholson was arrested early in the morning of Dec. 18 and charged with assault and battery and being drunk in public after a fight at a restaurant and retail complex near the team’s practice facility in Ashburn, Virginia.

Police say Nicholson and 24-year-old Sydney Maggiore were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated to a physical assault of two victims, one man and one woman. Maggiore was charged with malicious wounding and assault and battery, and McMullen said that case remains open.

New Redskins QB Dwayne Haskins Gets Blessing From Joe Theismann to Wear #7

First-round draft pick quarterback Dwayne Haskins says he has been given the blessing from Washington legend Joe Theismann to wear his old number seven jersey number with the team.

Washington does not officially retire jersey numbers but hasn’t issued number seven to a player since Theismann retired in 1986.

Theismann said yesterday he had a phone call with Haskins and appreciated the way he respectfully asked to use the number.

Washington also drafted former Buckeye wide receiver Terry McLaurin who wore number 83 at OSU, but that jersey is currently taken by Brian Quick.

Busy Night at the Draft for Washington, Redskins Snag QB Haskins and DE Sweat

The Redskins had one of the biggest and best first nights of the NFL Draft than any other team in the league.

The club got a top flight QB in Ohio State thrower Dwayne Haskins, a player that may be the starter come opening day in 2019.

Then later on in the evening, the club was able to snag Mississippi State DE Montez Sweat, a player that can bring it on the D-line for the Skins.

Many feel that Sweat is the best pass rusher in the SEC, and he’ll try and bring that to the table for Washington for years to come.

Redskins Say Rumor that Daniel Snyder is Heavily Influencing First-Round Pick is False

Owner Daniel Snyder may or may not be heavily influencing what the Washington Redskins plan to do for Thursday’s draft, Matthew Paras of the Washington Times reports.

106.7 The Fan’s Grant Paulsen tweeted a team source told him that Snyder has “taken over the first round of the draft” for the Redskins — amid other rumors that the team is exploring a trade into the top five of the draft.

But team spokesman Tony Wyllie told Paulsen that “any person saying Dan Snyder has taken over the team’s first round decision making is ‘categorically false.’”

Snyder, of course, has previously drawn heavy criticism for what some perceive as meddling into the team’s football making decisions. In 2000, for instance, quarterback Brad Johnson complained the team’s decision to bench him for Jeff George came at Snyder’s behest. “I think that decision’s made from up top,” Johnson said.

Check out the Complete 2019 Washington Redskins Schedule

The 2019 NFL Schedule is out – and Redskins fans you can start to look at what trips you want to take and days off as well!

Here it is – the complete 2019 Skins slate!

Sept. 8 at Philadelphia Eagles 1:00
Sept. 15 Dallas Cowboys 1:00
Sept. 23 Chicago Bears (Mon) 8:15
Sept. 29 at New York Giants 1:00
Oct. 6 New England Patriots 1:00
Oct. 13 at Miami Dolphins 1:00
Oct. 20 San Francisco 49ers 1:00
Oct. 24 at Minnesota Vikings (Thu) 8:20
Nov. 3 at Buffalo Bills 1:00
Nov. 17 New York Jets 1:00
Nov. 24 Detroit Lions 1:00
Dec. 1 at Carolina Panthers 1:00
Dec. 8 at Green Bay Packers 1:00
Dec. 15 Philadelphia Eagles 1:00
Dec. 22 New York Giants 1:00
Dec. 29 at Dallas Cowboys 1:00