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Redskins Linebacker London Fletcher May Miss First Game of Career

Redskins Linebacker London Fletcher May Miss First Game of Career

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(ASHBURN, Va.) — Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher is in danger of missing his first game in 15-seasons.
The 37-year-old two-time Pro Bowler, injured his right hamstring in the Redskins 27-23 loss to the Giant…

Scoreboard Roundup – 8/21/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 8/21/12

BananaStock(NEW YORK) — MLB Playoffs: NLCS Game 6 – The San Francisco Giants bested the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-1.
NFL: The Houston Texans (6-1) blew out the Baltimore Ravens (5-2), 43-13.
The Minnesota Vikings (5-2) topped the Arizona Cardinals (4-3),…

Manning Gets Best of Griffin III, Giants Top Redskins 27-23

Manning Gets Best of Griffin III, Giants Top Redskins 27-23

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.) — It was salsa time again at MetLife Stadium.  Down 23-20, with 1:13 left to play, Giants quarterback Eli Manning hit Victor Cruz with a 77-yard touchdown pass to give the Giants a 27-23 win over…

Redskins Cut Starting Kicker Cundiff, Sign Forbath

Redskins Cut Starting Kicker Cundiff, Sign Forbath

Washington Redskins/NFL(ASHBURN, Va.) — The Washington Redskins cut starting kicker Billy Cundiff on Tuesday and signed former UCLA placekicker Kai Forbath to handle the duties.In five games this season with Washington, the 32-year-old Cundiff made se…

Robert Griffin III Could Play Against Vikings

Robert Griffin III Could Play Against Vikings

Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Washington Redskins are optimistic rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III could play in Week 6 against the Minnesota Vikings after suffering a mild concussion on Sunday against the A…

Falcons Improve to 5-0, Top Redskins 24-17

Falcons Improve to 5-0, Top Redskins 24-17

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(LANDOVER, Md.) — The Atlanta Falcons are 5-0 for the first time in franchise history.  Matt Ryan completed 34 of 52 passes for 345 yards and two touchdowns in Atlanta’s 24-17 win over the Redskins (2-3) on Sunday.
Th…

NFL Fines Bill Belichick and Kyle Shanahan

NFL Fines Bill Belichick and Kyle Shanahan

Leon Halip/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The NFL has fined Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan $25,000 on Wednesday for his unsportsmanlike penalty in Sunday’s loss to the Bengals. And New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was …

Redskins’ LB Orakpo, DE Carriker Out For The Year

Redskins’ LB Orakpo, DE Carriker Out For The Year

NFL/Washington Redskins(ASHBURN, Va.) — The Washington Redskins (1-1) announced on Monday that they will be without outside linebacker Brian Orakpo and defensive end Adam Carriker for the remainder of the season due to injury.The 26-year-old Orakpo to…

Robert Griffin III Sharp as Redskins Shock Saints

Robert Griffin III Sharp as Redskins Shock Saints

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — Robert Griffin III became the first player in NFL history to throw for over 300 yards and 2 touchdowns with no interceptions in his NFL debut as the Washington Redskins upset the New Orleans Saints 40-32 on …

Running Back Clinton Portis Retires From The Gridiron

Running Back Clinton Portis Retires From The Gridiron

NFL Photos(WASHINGTON) — Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis announced his retirement from the National Football League on Thursday.The 30-year-old Portis spent nine years in the NFL, last playing for the Redskins in 2010. During hi…

RG3 Solid in Redskins Debut

RG3 Solid in Redskins Debut

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)(ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.) — Robert Griffin III made his preseason debut Thursday night in the Redskins 7-6 victory over the Buffalo Bills.
Griffin started the game, playing three series, completed 4 of 6 passes for 70 yards, …

Washington Redskins Sign Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins Sign Robert Griffin III

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The RG3 era can officially begin in Washington.  The Redskins signed rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III on Wednesday to a four-year contract, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
“Well people…

NFLPA Sues NFL And Owners Over 2010 Salary Cap

NFLPA Sues NFL And Owners Over 2010 Salary Cap

NFL Shield/NFL(NEW YORK) — The NFL Players Association filed a federal lawsuit against the NFL Wednesday, alleging that the league and its owners conspired in collusion to create a secret $123 million salary cap in 2010, which should have been an unca…

Hightower Re-Signs With The Washington Redskins

Hightower Re-Signs With The Washington Redskins

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images(ASHBURN, Va.) — The Washington Redskins re-signed free agent running back Tim Hightower Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.In five games with the Redskins last season, Hightower rushed for 321 yards on 84 carries…

Sources: Redskins Releasing WR Jabar Gaffney

Sources: Redskins Releasing WR Jabar Gaffney

Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post(WASHINGTON) — Washington Redskins leading receiver in the 2011 season, Jabar Gaffney will be released, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson.
“I just heard. I just talked to Mike Shanahan. He said I was going to be mak…

New York Giants Sign Offensive Tackle Sean Locklear

New York Giants Sign Offensive Tackle Sean Locklear

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.) — The defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants signed free agent offensive tackle Sean Locklear Wednesday. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.The 30-year-old Locklear was originally draf…

McNabb Critical of Shanahan, Doesn’t Think RG3 is a Good Fit in Washington

McNabb Critical of Shanahan, Doesn’t Think RG3 is a Good Fit in Washington

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When the Washington Redskins traded up to acquire the second overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, all signs point to them taking former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III in hopes that he becomes the next…

ESPN: Cowboys and Redskins Lose Salary Cap Space

ESPN: Cowboys and Redskins Lose Salary Cap Space

National Football League(NEW YORK) — As free agency in the NFL is set to begin, the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys were dealt a big blow to their potential plans during the offseason. According to ESPN, the NFL has is taking away $36 million i…

Rams Trade Number-Two Overall Pick to Redskins

Rams Trade Number-Two Overall Pick to Redskins

Sarah Glenn/Gett​y Images(NEW YORK) — Even though the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft is set to begin on April 26, the landscape of the first round has taken a dramatic turn. The St. Louis Rams have agreed to trade the second overall pick in the u…

Sources: Manning Will Decide Team Within Week

Sources: Manning Will Decide Team Within Week

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Four-time NFL MVP and free agent quarterback Peyton Manning will decide on a team for the next chapter of his career within a week, according to league sources.
Manning who has been working out in Miami throughout s…

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