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Shanahan Says Skins Won’t Draft Players With Character Issues

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan says when it comes to taking players with questionable character, it’s not going to happen. “If it’s a big risk, we’re not going there. We’re not going there,” Shanahan said at his pre-draft press conference, The Washington Post’s Mike Jones reported. “We’ve worked too hard to build this football team to […]

NFL Draft 2013: ten prospects whom Redskins fans should know

Since the NFL made the cash-grabbing, highly lucrative format switch for the NFL draft — having the first round broadcast on Thursday evening, the second and third round on Friday evening, and the rest of the draft on Saturday — this will be the first Thursday evening where the Redskins are not slated to make […]

Editor’s NFL Mock Draft for 2013

Like every other football blogger and their football-blogging-on-the-interwebs uncle, it was time to throw out yet another annual mock draft. I’ve been doing this for longer than I care to remember, so why stop this year, even if there is no anticipation of the Redskins drafting a Robert Griffin III, or even picking on the […]

Redskins Gab 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Texas A&M DE/OLB Damontre Moore

Athleticism +Explodes out of stance and across the line of scrimmage, is able to catch the OT often before he is set +Coils in his stance prior to the snap +Shows a lot of balance in his rush, is able to rush with speed and power without getting out of control +Generates a lot of […]

Redskins ink OL Josh LeRibeus, all members of 2012 draft class now signed

[Photo courtesy of] Per Chris Russell of ESPN 980: “3rd-round pick Josh LeRibeus, who was selected eighth overall in that round, out of SMU is now officially a member of the Redskins. He signed his contract, and announced it on ESPN 980’s “Inside The Locker Room” show.” In an unusual sequence of events, LeRibeus […]

Redskins agree to terms with 4th round pick QB Kirk Cousins

The Washington Redskins announced, via Twitter, that they have agreed to a deal with quarterback Kirk Cousins, the team’s 4th round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft (they even have a nifty picture of him signing something, presumably his contract). Cousins was the 102nd player taken overall, and the 7th player taken in the 4th […]

Skins Come to Terms with Fourth Round Pick Keenan Robinson

Linebacker Keenan Robinson has signed a contract with the Redskins, who picked him in the fourth round of last month’s NFL draft. The 6-foot-3, 242-pound Robinson played college football at Texas, including one season with Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo. Robinson was a three-year starter for the Longhorns and was the 119th overall pick in the […]

Redskins Ink 5th Round Pick Adam Gettis

The Redskins have signed fifth-round draft pick Adam Gettis of Iowa. Gettis is a guard chosen with the 141st overall selection. He started all 13 games at right guard for Iowa last year and was a second-team All-Big 10 selection by the conference’s coaches. The Redskins announced the signing Saturday, the second day of their […]