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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Redskins Not Worried About the Rumors Surrounding Draft Pick Derrius Guice

Redskins senior vice president of player personnel Doug Williams shot down any worries about second-round running back Derrius Guice according to an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio. Williams was particularly adamant about the whispers around the league of off-field concerns that may have damaged Guice’s draft stock. “For this kid, who doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke, […]

Redskins Earn an ‘B+’ for Their Draft According to ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr.

The draft grades from ‘Draft Guru’ Mel Kiper Jr. are out, and one team that got a very good grade is that of the Redskins, who according to Kiper got an ‘B+’ for their collection of players over the two days. Here’s what he had to say: This is a good class, especially at the […]

Redskins Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: USC QB Sam Darnold

The hype for USC quarterback Sam Darnold has b3en growing by leaps and bounds the last few weeks, to the point where many feel he’s going to be the first overall pick in the NFL Draft in April. At 6-4, 220 pounds, he’s got the look of a player who with some time learning could […]

Redskins Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Ohio State CB Denzel Ward

Cornerbacks are always in high demand come draft night, and this year the 2018 draft will be no exception. One player that likely won’t last long is that of Ohio State Buckeyes CB Denzel Ward, a player who is quickly climbing the charts. Ward is coming off a tremendous combine, and is known by many […]

Redskins Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Louisville QB Lamar Jackson

He could be this season’s Kordell Stewart, a player who can play both quarterback, and at a moment’s notice shift to being a wide receiver. He’s Lamar Jackson, who just wrapped up a solid college career that saw him throw 9043 yards in three college seasons with 69 touchdowns, and he’s ready to make an […]