Draft: Wide Receiver

Draft: Wide Receiver

Over the next few weeks, LETS GO REDSKINS will review Washington’s options in next month’s NFL Draft, position by position. Are the Redskins set at wide receiver? With the potential of DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon departing becoming reality, a position of strength became a major area of concern. Washington stepped up and secured free agents Terrelle Pryor and Brian Quick, making the position group both bigger and younger, usually a plus in any sport….

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Redskins Smoke Signals: Your Thursday Morning News Clips (3/16)

Redskins Smoke Signals:  Your Thursday Morning News Clips (3/16)

The late news yesterday was the resigning of DL Ziggy Hood and OL Vinston Painter.  Also in the minor roster news yesterday, DL Ricky Jean Francois was released.  Jean-Francois was in the third year of a three year contract.  His release will save the Redskins about $3 million on the salary cap.  Jean-Francois was an open critic of the front office, which could very well have been a contributing factor in his release.  It is…

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Redskins Smoke Signals news clips for Wednesday 3/15

Redskins Smoke Signals news clips for Wednesday 3/15

Of course, with all the dysfunction that is occurring at Redskins Park and has been occurring for nearly two decades, we are brought the news that billionaire businessman Warren Buffet almost purchased the Redskins when Jack Kente Cook died. Why, oh why Warren!  Why did you pass on bidding?  You could have saved this franchise from eighteen years of embarrassment and humiliation from the ownership of Dan Snyder, who has used the team more as…

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Game 4: Redskins Winners & Losers

Game 4: Redskins Winners & Losers

DISCUSS IT IN THE DC PRO SPORTS REPORT FACEBOOK GROUP! FINAL SCORE: Redskins 31 Browns 20 WINNERS RB Matt Jones — When the Skins badly needed a running game, the second year pro was there. Jones finished with a career-high 22 carries for 117 yards and a rushing TD. Jones did his best work in the second half, particularly the fourth quarter, as you would want your bell cow back to do. Best of all:…

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The World’s Most Prestigious Power Poll: Week 7

The World’s Most Prestigious Power Poll: Week 7

01. Denver Broncos [6-0]: Rested during the 1st half of the Jags game, took care of business in the 2nd half. [NC] 02. Seattle Seahawks [5-1]: 2nd in running the ball, 2nd in stopping the pass makes up for Russell Wilson’s limp air attack. [+1] 03. Kansas City Chiefs [6-0]: 10 sacks, 3 INT and 1 INT return for a TD. I hope you had the KC defense in your fantasy league. [+1] 04. New England Patriots [5-1]: Not Tom Brady’s biggest…

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Redskins inactives for Raiders game

Redskins inactives for Raiders game

PK Kai Forbath TE Jordan Reed OG Josh LeRibeus DB Jose Gumbs LB Brandon Jenkins DE Phillip Merling QB Rex Grossman NOTE: TE Fred Davis is active and going through pregame warmups, so he will presumably start. QB Terrelle Pryor is inactive for the Oakland Raiders, so it’ll be Matt Flynn all day for the Raiders.

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The World’s Most Prestigious Power Poll: Week 2

The World’s Most Prestigious Power Poll: Week 2

It was a wild and wooly first weekend for the NFL, with four teams scoring safeties. Somehow, I don’t think that’s what the NFL had in mind when they launched this pro-safety campaign. Read on… 01. Denver Broncos [1-0]: Up next is the latest edition of the Manning Bowl. As the NSA likes to say, don’t bet against big brother. [NC] 02. San Francisco 49ers [1-0]:  Offense held up surprisingly well without Michael Crabtree. [+1] 03. Seattle Seahawks [1-0]: The offense…

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The World’s Most Prestigious Power Poll: Week 1

The World’s Most Prestigious Power Poll: Week 1

Your lives suddenly have meaning again with the return of the NFL and, more importantly, the return of The World’s Most Prestigious Power Poll, which explains the NFL to you. Enjoy. 01. Denver Broncos [1-0]: Apparently, Peyton Manning is not ready for the scrap heap. [13-3] 02. Atlanta Falcons [0-0]: Best collection of offensive skill players in the NFL. [13-3] 03. San Francisco 49ers [0-0]: Defense might be the best in the NFL, but where…

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