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Posts Tagged ‘Mike Shanahan’

Mike Shanahan ‘mum’ on opening day starter at Running Back

This preseason alone, the Redskins have seen four different running backs — including one that’s no longer on the roster in Tim Hightower — receive carries at some point during a game. Many people thought Roy Helu would be the opening day starter, but he’s been sidelined and received limited practice reps thanks to a […]

Thanks for the memories, Captain Chaos

Head coaches and general managers, when working in sync, are like chefs in a kitchen: if you expect them to cook you a meal (aka build a team), they’re going to do so with their own groceries (credit: Bill Parcells). The Redskins released Chris Cooley, one of the most beloved Redskins over the last decade, […]

DT Chris Neild tears ACL, likely out for the season

With much of the focus on players rehabilitating from old injuries or recovering from training-camp related nagging injuries, the first major training camp injury manifested itself today for the Redskins. Defensive tackle Chris Neild, a 7th round selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, tore his ACL in practice today and will miss the 2012 regular […]

Redskins release first depth chart for Thursday night’s preseason opener

The Redskins released their first official depth chart for the 2012 season today, just a few days prior to their preseason opener against the Buffalo Bills on Thursday. For the most part, there are no real surprises on the depth chart. Robert Griffin III is listed as the team’s starting quarterback, which head coach Mike […]

OT Jammal Brown placed on Physically Unable to Perform list

Per Mike Jones of the Washington Post, from their “Football Insider” blog: Redskins coach Mike Shanahan confirmed that tackle Jammal Brown has been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list because of an injury to his hip. Shanahan said Brown was running well yesterday afternoon, but aggravated the hip during his “sixth or seventh […]

Robert Griffin makes a visit to Washington

From, a radio station covering the Waco, Temple, Killeen areas in Texas: Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III flew to Washington Monday to meet with members of the Redskins staff including coaches and team management. The meetings are expected to take several days. It’s the first time Griffin has visited with members of the […]

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. […]

Royal goes back to First Coach

After playing two year for and two years without, Eddie Royal wants to play for Mike Shanahan again. The Washington Post is reporting that Royal has come to terms on two year deal worth $12 million dollars with the Washington Redskins.  Royal is the third wide out to sign with the Redskins today, following Pierre […]