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Redskins release Chester, Porter

By The Sports Network, 6 months 4 days ago
Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins have parted ways with a pair of veterans, terminating the contracts of guard Chris Chester and cornerback Tracy Porter Wednesday. Chester had started all 16 games in each of his four seasons since signing a five-year, $20 million contract with Washington following the 2011 lockout. The Redskins will save $4 million towards this year's...

Redskins sign top pick Scherff

By The Sports Network, 6 months 2 weeks ago
Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins signed their top pick, offensive lineman Brandon Scherff, on Tuesday. Selected fifth overall in the NFL Draft, Scherff is the 10th and final pick to sign with the Redskins. Scherff is expected to start at right tackle for the Redskins, who start rookie minicamp this weekend. The 6-foot-5 and 319-pounder was a collegiate...

Redskins sign nine of 10 picks in draft class

By The Sports Network, 6 months 2 weeks ago
Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins have agreed to terms with nine of their 10 picks in the 2015 NFL Draft. Only first-round choice, offensive tackle Brandon Scherff, remains without a contract. Mississippi State's Preston Smith, a second-round selection, was the highest choice to sign Monday. Smith, who will switch from defensive end to linebacker with the...

Redskins pick up fifth-year option for RG3

By The Sports Network, 7 months 4 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, 7 months 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, 7 months 3 weeks ago

Bucs deal Goldson to Washington

By The Sports Network, 7 months 4 weeks 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, 8 months 2 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, 8 months 5 days 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, 8 months 2 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...