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OT Jammal Brown to miss remainder of 2012 season

Redskins offensive tackle Jammal Brown’s 2012 season is over, well before it ever got started. Via ProFootballTalk.com: The [Redskins] announced Wednesday that Brown will not be activated from the physically unable to perform list. This week is the deadline to activate players from the list, so Brown will not play at all for the team […]

Redskins and RB Tim Hightower Agree to Terms on a One-Year Deal

The Redskins have another weapon for new QB RGIII, as the team Sunday came to terms with free-agent running back Tim Hightower. Reports say that Hightower agreed to terms on a one-year deal. He broke news of the deal on his Twitter account. He tweeted a photo of himself in a Redskins hat, along with […]

Redskins sign PK Neil Rackers

According to various news reports, the Redskins have signed placekicker Neil Rackers. Rackers will likely compete with incumbent Graham Gano for the starting kicker job in this year’s training camp. From Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins blog: Last year in Houston he was good on 32 of 38 field goal attempts. Oddly, he was better from […]

Redskins sign FS Tanard Jackson, close to a deal with LB London Fletcher

It looks like by the end of the weekend, the Redskins will have made two signings to bolster their current defensive personnel, as it stands now. Earlier today, the Redskins signed Tanard Jackson, formerly of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jackson was released by Tampa Bay early this week, and many speculated that Washington would be […]

Redskins Land Free Agent Safety Madieu Williams

The Redskins have landed free agent safety Madieu Williams, choosing to come to DC over the Atlanta Falcons. Williams was in DC to visit the Redskins last Friday, then went to Atlanta to talk to the Falcons. He had offers on the table from both team. A 2004 second round pick out of the University […]

Redskins sign OT James Lee

The Redskins acquired free agent offensive tackle James Lee yesterday, likely in a move to bolster the team’s depth along the offensive line (or more specifically right tackle). Via Redskins.com: Lee has appeared in 19 games with 10 starts during his career, all with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In 2011, Lee appeared in three games […]

FA Safety Williams Choosing Between the Redskins and Falcons

Safety Madieu Williams is trying to come to a final decision on where he will play in 2012, reports says the free agent has offers on the table from the Falcons and Redskins. A 2004 second round pick out of the University of Maryland by the Cincinnati Bengals, Williams has 488 tackles, 4.5 quarterback sacks, […]

Redskins Still Trying to Get Back Veteran LB London Fletcher

The Redskins remain intent on re-signing veteran linebacker London Fletcher in free agency even though the two sides have not been able to work out a deal so far, Coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday. “I’ve said this from day one: London is a team leader, a great player, and we want him back,” Shanahan said. […]