Posts Tagged ‘New England Patriots’

Redskins add former Chargers GM A.J. Smith as adviser

The Redskins have hired A.J. Smith, the former General Manager of the San Diego Chargers, in an advisory role within the Front Office, according to various (confirmed) reports. Smith was recently fired by San Diego after 10 years serving as the team’s general manager, after the team missed the playoffs for three straight seasons. However, […]

Redskins sign Safety Brandon Meriweather

As first reported by Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network, the Redskins have signed free agent safety Brandon Merriweather to a two year, $6 million deal. Meriweather visited Washington today, and had a meeting scheduled with the New York Jets after that, but it was reported that he would cancel the latter visit if […]

A Moral Victory, At Best

Let’s be honest: a 9-3 team led by Tom Brady (one of the two best QB’s in the game today) playing against a 4-8 team led by Rex Grossman (one of the five worst starting QB’s in the league today) shouldn’t have been a close contest. My primary concern going into yesterday’s game was whether […]

The Redskins vs. The Bills preview: Accepting Reality and Moving Forward

It goes without saying that the Redskins loss against Carolina last Sunday was easily their worst loss of this 2011 season. Not only was it their first loss by double-digit points (their previous biggest margin of defeat was seven points, courtesy of Philadelphia the week before), but they trailed by double-digit points for the entire […]

Figuring out the Running Back rotation

It took an highly productive and highly impressive outing for running back Ryan Torain to remind us of what he’s done for us in the past, and what he’s capable of doing, when healthy. In his first action of 2011, Torain ran for 135 yards (a season high for any Redskins running back) and a […]

Redskins sign QB Matt Gutierrez

After releasing quarterback Marc Verica this morning – an undrafted rookie out of the University of Virginia, who was likely going to be nothing more than training camp fodder anyway – the Redskins signed fourth-year journeyman quarterback Matt Gutierrez. Gutierrez’s resume includes stops in New England (where his career began), Kansas City, Chicago, and Omaha […]

Redskins trade DT Albert Haynesworth to New England

Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter (via Twitter): Filed to ESPN: Washington traded DT Albert Haynesworth to the New England Patriots for a fifth-round pick in 2013. Assuming the trade is finalized – no reason it shouldn’t/won’t be – the fact that the Redskins front office was able to acquire even two late round draft picks for […]