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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, […]

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 to meet with a pair of former Hokies

It would seem to make sense that, in an area filled with Virginia Tech alumni (man of whom constitute the loyal Redskins fan base), the Redskins would work out a pair of highly successful draft prospects from Blacksburg, Virginia. Quarterback Tyrod Taylor – the reigning Player of the Year in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) […]

Report: Redskins to release RB Clinton Portis

ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that, per a league source, Redskins running back Clinton Portis will be released sometime in the next day or two. The news should come with little shock, as head coach Mike Shanahan insinuated recently that Portis’ salary of over $8 million in 2011 will make it difficult for him to […]

Redskins put Portis on IR; Likely done in DC

The Skins have put Clinton Portis is on Injured Reserve, ending the rest of his 2010 season. No official word on the MRI results, Portis has no more ‘guaranteed’ money that he is owed, so this could very likely be the end.

Portis about two weeks away from testing injured groin

Maybe watching Ryan Torain rush for back to back 100 yard games has inspired Clinton Portis, who now says he is about two weeks away from testing his injured groin. Portis has been jogging as part of his rehabilitation program for the groin, which he injured during the Redskins win back in week four over […]

Portis down, Torain up

Groin injury unofficially punctuates Portis era in Nation’s Capital. Ryan Torain: next Arian Foster? Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis will be out anywhere from four to six weeks with a groin injury.  Coach Shanahan announced Wednesday that Portis has a third-degree seperation of the left groin muscle.  While things are turning around for Ryan […]

Top 5 Reasons for Optimism

After the heartening victory in Philadelphia, I looked over the complete game statistics to find exactly where the Redskins made improvements. Though the game was hard fought and we did not score during the second half, Washington made the plays necessary to secure a win. We have gone from 0-6 in the division last year […]