Posted on 31 Jul 2009 by Mercedes Green.
First round draft pick Brian Orakpo has signed with the Redskins in a 5-year deal, which guarantees him $12.1 million. He is expected to start training camp today.
Posted on 17 Jul 2009 by Mercedes Green.
The Washington Redskins scored DE Jeremy Jarmon from Kentucky in yesterday's supplemental draft. Jarmon could not play with Kentucky in his senior year due to a failed drug test (banned diuretic), but now he's in the NFL. Jarmon recorded the third highest # of sacks in Kentucky history.
Posted on 14 Jul 2009 by Mercedes Green.
Newly acquired DT Albert Haynesworth pleaded no contest against his December 13 car accident, when he tried to pass another car, and has been sentenced to probation, plus 25 hours of community service, $5,000 charitable donation and driving school.
Posted on 11 Jun 2009 by Mercedes Green.
For the third time, the murder trial for slain Redskin Safety Sean Taylor has been delayed until January 2010. The four accused *&^#@$ are being held without bail. The fifth @$ previously pleaded guilty to avoid a life sentence, but is now trying to back out of the deal (he was going to cooperate with prosecuters). Let them all rot! Sean would have been 26 years old this past April.
Posted on 9 Jun 2009 by Mercedes Green.
No surprises here. The first-team offense is dominated by the powerful first-team defense and was unable to score any points in the 2-minute drills. The only scoring by the offense was by the third-team offense with Colt Brennan. Also no surprise with Jim Zorn's OTAs are injuries. OT Mike Williams received a knee injury. Williams is continuing to drop his 400+ weight to below 380 lbs...
Posted on 1 Jun 2009 by Mercedes Green.
After 10 seasons with the Washington Redskins Jon Jansen was released, who then signed with the Detroit Lions (he grew up in Detroit suburbs). With the release of Jansen, the Skins may move Stephon Heyer to start at RT.
Posted on 13 May 2009 by Mercedes Green.
Checkout this interview with Chris Cooley on the NFL Network. This is why I wear a 47 jersey. Cooley rocks. CLICK HERE
Posted on 8 May 2009 by Mercedes Green.
Kevin Barnes is a 187 lb, 6'0″ CB from Maryland. He was born September 15, 1986 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Barnes was regarded as one of the top CB prospects and was picked by the Redskins in the 3rd round. Barnes was THE hardest-hitting tackler in the ACC and his best known hit was against California's Jahvid Best. After the hit Best barfed right on the field. Ma...
Posted on 6 May 2009 by Mercedes Green.
The Washington Redskins have signed former Panther free agent OL Jeremy Bridges. He participated in the mini camps over the weekend and was described by Zorn as being a “bright spot.” Bridges is a 6 year veteran who played the last 3 years with the Carolina Panthers at guard and tackle.
Posted on 4 May 2009 by Mercedes Green.
The mini camps ended yesterday and Jim Zorn was impressed with his draft picks, particularly with Brian Orakpo. “Each one of the draft choices who participated, they were a bright spot, just seeing the speed with which they were working and how they picked things up,” Zorn said. “When [defensive line coach] John Palermo would tell Brian Orakpo to make a correction, the nex...
Posted on 1 May 2009 by Mercedes Green.
The Washington Redskins drafted Texas DE Brian Orakpo in the first round of the 2009 NFL draft with their 13th pick. Brian Orakpo is a 263 lb, 6'3″ DE from the Texas Longhorns. He was born July 31, 1986 in Houston, Texas. In his senior year at Texas, he was the Associated Press Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, the winner of the Bronko Nagurski Trophy (best defensive player), ...
Posted on 28 Apr 2009 by Mercedes Green.
The Redskins have signed 13 undrafted rookies. Player Position College Antonio Dixon DT Miami Brigham Harwell DT UCLA Chase Daniel QB Missouri Derek Walker DE Illinois Devi...