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Rumor: Redskins willing to part with two 1st round picks, and more, to move up to #2 pick in 2012 draft

There’s a rumor making its way around the interwebs today, that the Redskins are willing to part with their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd round pick in the 2012 draft, as well as their 1st round pick in the 2013 draft — and possibly even more picks in next year’s draft — as part of a […]

Could the Redskins make a move for the #2 pick in the next few days?

Reporting from the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, ESPN’s John Clayton dropped an interesting bit of conjecture regarding the potential trade scenarios for the #2 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, currently owned by St. Louis. Clayton discussed how the Rams are actively discussing trading the pick (Adam Schefter of ESPN has reported that “multiple” […]

Redskins (reportedly) interested in drafting QB Brandon Weeden?

In case you missed it yesterday, there was much commotion in Redskins nation, as Don Banks from Sports Illustrated dropped this following bit of information: … here’s an interesting theory I heard recently that makes some sense: Mike Shanahan loves Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden, who he coached in the Senior Bowl, and might try […]

Are the Redskins interested in Ryan Tannehill?

Mike Jones over at the “Football Insider” blog at the Washington Post dropped this little bit of info, earlier today: There is some intrigue over [Ryan] Tannehill on the Redskins’ part. The coaches hoped for a chance to work with him at the Senior Bowl, but a broken foot kept that from happening, and it […]

Report: Peyton Manning’s Next Destination — Nation’s Capital

Mike Freeman of CBS Sports reports that “everyone” he talks to in the NFL believes Peyton Manning will become a Redskin if and when he becomes a free agent.  This comes on the heels of a weekend report from two people close to Manning saying “it is very likely” Manning will end up with the Redskins. It is […]

Report: TE Fred Davis will receive Franchise Tag

Via Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network (as mentioned), by way of Rich Tandler over at and the “Real Redskins” blog: Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reported last night that the Redskins will put the franchise tag on Fred Davis prior to the start of free agency next month. The tight end […]

Adam Schefter: Redskins expected to pursue Peyton Manning, if released

ESPN’s Adam Schefter dropped this little bombshell on Twitter, a little earlier this morning: If Peyton Manning is released, Redskins are expected to pursue him. Redskins also prepared to pursue free agents Matt Flynn and Kyle Orton. There have been continued “whispers” all offseason that Peyton Manning is on the Redskins wish list, but none […]

Source: Redskins workout nine players; including CB Fabian Washington

Aaron Wilson of reports the Redskins auditioned nine players, including former Ravens cornerback Fabian Washington, according to a league source. They also tried out former Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox, who’s still facing a pending sexual assault charge in Colorado, and defensive backs Marcus Brown, Travon Bellamy and David Jones. They also tried out tight […]