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Redskins pick up fifth-year option for RG3

By The Sports Network, 1 month 6 days ago
Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins have decided to pick up the 2016 contract option for quarterback Robert Griffin III. The Redskins faced a deadline of early May to make the decision on the former NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and general manager Scot McCloughan said the team had done so awhile back and decided to announce it Monday. "He's a good football...

Washington Redskins 2015 Draft Preview

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Redskins haven't had a first-round pick in the NFL Draft since mortgaging their future in 2012 to go up and get Robert Griffin III. It's ironic that now that they are finally back in the game with the fifth-overall selection, the organization is weighing whether they need to move on from the talented but oft-injured signal caller. If coach Jay Gruden had a vote...

2015 NFL Mock Draft

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago

Bucs deal Goldson to Washington

By The Sports Network, 2 months 14 hours ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded safety Dashon Goldson to the Washington Redskins in exchange for an undisclosed 2016 draft pick. Goldson spent two seasons with the Bucs after signing a five-year deal as a free agent in March 2013. He played his first six seasons with San Francisco and was a two-time Pro Bowl pick with the 49ers. In 27 games for the...

Extra Points: A few pro day takeaways

By The Sports Network, 2 months 4 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - If Teddy Bridgewater taught us anything, it's trust the tape, at least over a pro day. The Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback looks like he has a real chance to develop into one of the better signal callers in the NFL over the next few seasons, something a lot of us thought while watching him play at the University of Louisville. And then came his pro day...

Extra Points: Snyder and the Beltway radio wars

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - If contradiction was an Olympic sport, Chip Kelly would certainly be medal-worthy judging by his performance at the NFL's owners meeting but the Eagles coach might have to settle for silver because Daniel Snyder's critics will take the gold every time. Don't get me wrong, there is plenty to denounce about Snyder, who, from a pure football perspective, is one of the...

Redskins sign former 49ers CB Culliver

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins signed free-agent cornerback Chris Culliver on Friday to an undisclosed contract. Culliver, 26, had a career-high four interceptions in 14 games for the San Francisco 49ers last season in a bounce-back performance after he missed all of 2013 with a torn ACL. He had 127 tackles and seven interceptions in 46 games for 49ers, who...

Redskins bring in Paea

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins have announced their first major signing of this free agent period, agreeing to terms with former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Stephen Paea. The Redskins did not disclose terms of the deal, though ESPN reported it to be for $21 million over four years, $15 million of which is guaranteed. Paea is coming off a strong 2014...

Redskins keep TE Paul

By The Sports Network, 2 months 4 weeks ago
Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins have re-signed tight end Niles Paul. Terms were not disclosed, but NFL.com reported it to be a three-year deal worth up to $10 million. Paul started seven of the 16 games he played last season and finished with career highs of 39 catches for 507 yards with one touchdown. The 25-year-old Nebraska product is a converted wide...

Redskins cut loose Cofield, Bowen

By The Sports Network, 3 months 5 days ago
Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins parted ways with a pair of high-priced defensive linemen Friday, releasing nose tackle Barry Cofield and defensive end Stephen Bowen. Each signed with Washington prior to the 2011 season, with Cofield inking a six-year, $36 million deal and Bowen receiving a five-year, $27.5 million pact. The moves will save the Redskins $9.6...