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  1. Jerome Mathis

    Apr 9, 2008, 7:21 AM EST

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    The Washington Redskins’ signing of kick returner and wide receiver Jerome Mathis made a bit of a ripple over the weekend. The former Houston Texan has a Pro Bowl, multiple appearances on injured reserve and a rap sheet on his resume. The invitation to Hawaii came after the 2005 season when he averaged 28.6 yards…

  2. News & Notes: Skins get three extra picks

    Apr 3, 2008, 10:34 PM EST

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    Some smaller items have filled up the inbox and it’s time to empty it out with this version of News & Notes. News: The Redskins were awarded three compensatory picks in this month’s draft; a third round selection and two seventh-rounders. Notes: This is not news here. Our source Adam had this one pegged as…

  3. Outline of preseason schedule released

    Apr 3, 2008, 6:35 PM EST

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    The opponents for and weekends of the Redskins’ preseason schedule have been released. Aug. 3 — Hall of Fame game against Indianapolis in Canton, OhioAug. 7-10 — vs. BuffaloAug. 14-17 — at New York JetsAug. 21-24 — at CarolinaAug. 28 — vs. Jacksonville The HOF game will be on NBC at 8:00 PM and the…

  4. News & Notes: Skins get three extra picks

    Apr 3, 2008, 6:34 PM EST

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    Some smaller items have filled up the inbox and it’s time to empty it out with this version of News & Notes. News: The Redskins were awarded three compensatory picks in this month’s draft; a third round selection and two seventh-rounders. Notes: This is not news here. Our source Adam had this one pegged as…

  5. Outline of preseason schedule released

    Apr 3, 2008, 2:35 PM EST

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    The opponents for and weekends of the Redskins’ preseason schedule have been released. Aug. 3 — Hall of Fame game against Indianapolis in Canton, OhioAug. 7-10 — vs. BuffaloAug. 14-17 — at New York JetsAug. 21-24 — at CarolinaAug. 28 — vs. Jacksonville The HOF game will be on NBC at 8:00 PM and the…

  6. WP: Skins will open NFL season at Giants

    Mar 26, 2008, 9:26 PM EST

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    The football offseason is the longest in team sports. According to Jason Reid at the Post, it will be just a little bit shorter this year for Redskins fans. Reid is reporting that the Redskins will play in the traditional (since 2002, if you can call that a tradition) Thursday night season opener at the…

  7. WP: Skins will open NFL season at Giants

    Mar 26, 2008, 5:26 PM EST

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    The football offseason is the longest in team sports. According to Jason Reid at the Post, it will be just a little bit shorter this year for Redskins fans. Reid is reporting that the Redskins will play in the traditional (since 2002, if you can call that a tradition) Thursday night season opener at the…

  8. Caldwell signs with the Rams

    Mar 25, 2008, 9:33 PM EST

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    Receiver Reche Caldwell, who spent last season as a reserve with the Washington Redskins, has signed a contract with the St. Louis Rams. Caldwell, who will turn 29 on Friday, was picked up by the Redskins early in the season. After being inactive for most of the first 10 weeks of the season, he started…

  9. Skins think big at receiver

    Mar 25, 2008, 8:22 PM EST

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    The Washington Redskins are in need of a big wide receiver. The West Coast offense, the scheme that Jim Zorn will be introducing to the team this year, works better when a big WR can go to the middle of the field, turn, and shield off a cornerback with his sheer physical size. Their starters…

  10. Caldwell signs with the Rams

    Mar 25, 2008, 5:33 PM EST

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    Receiver Reche Caldwell, who spent last season as a reserve with the Washington Redskins, has signed a contract with the St. Louis Rams. Caldwell, who will turn 29 on Friday, was picked up by the Redskins early in the season. After being inactive for most of the first 10 weeks of the season, he started…

  11. Skins think big at receiver

    Mar 25, 2008, 4:22 PM EST

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    The Washington Redskins are in need of a big wide receiver. The West Coast offense, the scheme that Jim Zorn will be introducing to the team this year, works better when a big WR can go to the middle of the field, turn, and shield off a cornerback with his sheer physical size. Their starters…

  12. Fabini back?

    Mar 24, 2008, 10:09 PM EST

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    According to the Associated Press, Jason Fabini is has re-signed with the Washington Redskins. Fabini, who will be 34 before opening day, started all but three games of the season at right guard due to Randy Thomas’ torn triceps injury. He was adequate in his role, especially considering that he had been tackle for his…

  13. Fabini back?

    Mar 24, 2008, 6:09 PM EST

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    According to the Associated Press, Jason Fabini is has re-signed with the Washington Redskins. Fabini, who will be 34 before opening day, started all but three games of the season at right guard due to Randy Thomas’ torn triceps injury. He was adequate in his role, especially considering that he had been tackle for his…

  14. Redskins’ draft offers plenty to chew on

    Mar 22, 2008, 2:19 PM EST

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    Most years, you have to worry about being too early in looking at the Washington Redskins’ draft. Free agency changes needs and, despite all the talk that all teams talk about taking the best available player, the draft revolves around needs. In past years, the Redskins have been filling many needs through free agency, sometimes…

  15. Redskins’ draft offers plenty to chew on

    Mar 22, 2008, 10:19 AM EST

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    Most years, you have to worry about being too early in looking at the Washington Redskins’ draft. Free agency changes needs and, despite all the talk that all teams talk about taking the best available player, the draft revolves around needs. In past years, the Redskins have been filling many needs through free agency, sometimes…

  16. Frost back in the fold

    Mar 21, 2008, 12:44 AM EST

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    The Washington Redskins finally have a punter on their roster. Derrick Frost agreed to terms with the club today meaning that he will return for his fourth season with in Washington. Frost, who was an unrestricted free agent, signed on for one year. He took over the position two games into the 2005 season and…

  17. Frost back in the fold

    Mar 20, 2008, 8:44 PM EST

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    The Washington Redskins finally have a punter on their roster. Derrick Frost agreed to terms with the club today meaning that he will return for his fourth season with in Washington. Frost, who was an unrestricted free agent, signed on for one year. He took over the position two games into the 2005 season and…

  18. Skins’ shunning of free agents goes against their nature

    Mar 20, 2008, 10:18 AM EST

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    The Washington Redskins have slammed the “Closed” sign down in front of the bank teller window. They’ve shut down the ATM. The capologists and other bean counters in Ashburn can take the rest of the week off. The Redskins are done looking for free agents. From Redskins.com: “If something comes up [in free agency], we’ll…

  19. Skins’ shunning of free agents goes against their nature

    Mar 20, 2008, 6:18 AM EST

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    The Washington Redskins have slammed the “Closed” sign down in front of the bank teller window. They’ve shut down the ATM. The capologists and other bean counters in Ashburn can take the rest of the week off. The Redskins are done looking for free agents. From Redskins.com: “If something comes up [in free agency], we’ll…

  20. Clearing out the WR logjam

    Mar 19, 2008, 10:49 AM EST

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    Two wide receivers who have shown some promise during various preseason stints with the Washington Redskins have been released. Mike Espy and Seven Harris were waived by the Redskins on Monday. The team’s unfiltered announcement of the move on its website gave no reason for the cuts. At least part of the reason could be…

  21. Clearing out the WR logjam

    Mar 19, 2008, 6:49 AM EST

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    Two wide receivers who have shown some promise during various preseason stints with the Washington Redskins have been released. Mike Espy and Seven Harris were waived by the Redskins on Monday. The team’s unfiltered announcement of the move on its website gave no reason for the cuts. At least part of the reason could be…

  22. Brunell goes marching out

    Mar 14, 2008, 12:28 PM EST

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    We won’t have Mark Brunell to kick around anymore. It seemed clear that this would be the case on the first day of free agency when Todd Collins signed on to return as the Washington Redskins’ backup quarterback. It became official on Thursday when Brunell signed a contract with the New Orleans Saints. Brunell was…

  23. Brunell goes marching out

    Mar 14, 2008, 8:28 AM EST

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    We won’t have Mark Brunell to kick around anymore. It seemed clear that this would be the case on the first day of free agency when Todd Collins signed on to return as the Washington Redskins’ backup quarterback. It became official on Thursday when Brunell signed a contract with the New Orleans Saints. Brunell was…

  24. WR Hackett to pay a visit

    Mar 10, 2008, 9:23 PM EST

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    Put out the nice towels in the bathroom. Clean the dead twigs and leaves out of the shrubbery. Vacuum and mop and get some fresh flowers for the vase. Company’s coming. The Redskins will receive their first free agent visitor of the signing period. And maybe Jim Zorn doesn’t have to get the place all…

  25. WR Hackett to pay a visit

    Mar 10, 2008, 5:23 PM EST

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    Put out the nice towels in the bathroom. Clean the dead twigs and leaves out of the shrubbery. Vacuum and mop and get some fresh flowers for the vase. Company’s coming. The Redskins will receive their first free agent visitor of the signing period. And maybe Jim Zorn doesn’t have to get the place all…

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