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  1. Skins sign S Schweigert

    Jun 2, 2008, 1:41 PM EDT

    The Washington Redskins further bolstered the safety position by signing ex -Raider Stuart Schweigert. Here's the press release, more later. Ashburn, VA – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent safety Stuart Schweigert (pronounced Shwi-gert).   In addition, the team released linebacker Rian Wallace. Schweigert (6-2, 210) played his first four…

  2. Is Justin Hamilton more than camp fodder?

    Jun 2, 2008, 11:11 AM EDT

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    The Washington Redskins signed safety Justin Hamilton, who was out of the league in 2007, on Friday. Normally, that’s all the mention that the acquisition of a street free agent would merit. But Hamilton may, just may, be more than mere camp fodder. Hamilton is 6-3, 217 and at the 2006 combine he ran 4.55…

  3. Is Justin Hamilton more than camp fodder?

    Jun 2, 2008, 7:11 AM EDT

    The Washington Redskins signed safety Justin Hamilton, who was out of the league in 2007, on Friday. Normally, that’s all the mention that the acquisition of a street free agent would merit. But Hamilton may, just may, be more than mere camp fodder. Hamilton is 6-3, 217 and at the 2006 combine he ran 4.55…

  4. Archive Update Notice

    May 31, 2008, 9:25 PM EDT

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    I’m going to be doing some work to restore some stories to the archive here. Most of them are from the 2007 season and the coaching search in January and February when I was posting them to another server. I can’t go back in and retrieve them from there, so I have to post them…

  5. Archive Update Notice

    May 31, 2008, 5:25 PM EDT

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    I’m going to be doing some work to restore some stories to the archive here. Most of them are from the 2007 season and the coaching search in January and February when I was posting them to another server. I can’t go back in and retrieve them from there, so I have to post them…

  6. Introducing Real Redskins Mobile

    May 31, 2008, 2:06 PM EDT

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    As a part of trying to make Real Redskins your top source for Redskins news and analysis, I’ve launched a mobile version of this site. Although the current site works OK on my Blackberry and on some other mobile phones, this new site is very slimmed down to load quickly and help everyone with any…

  7. Introducing Real Redskins Mobile

    May 31, 2008, 10:06 AM EDT

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    As a part of trying to make Real Redskins your top source for Redskins news and analysis, I’ve launched a mobile version of this site. Although the current site works OK on my Blackberry and on some other mobile phones, this new site is very slimmed down to load quickly and help everyone with any…

  8. Training camp to open on July 20

    May 31, 2008, 1:47 AM EDT

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    According to my friend David Elfin at the Washington Times, the Redskins will report to training camp on Sunday, July 20. The team’s initial full-squad practice under Jim Zorn will be on Tuesday, the 22nd. The first practice of what would prove to be Joe Gibbs’ final training camp last year took place on July…

  9. Flashback Friday—Manley’s “sneeze” helps Skins win

    May 30, 2008, 11:17 PM EDT

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    Redskins 27, Saints 24November 6, 1988RFK Stadium The second Flashback Friday brings you a game against the second opponent the Redskins will face in 2008 (hey, I might be on to a pattern here). With the mention of Dexter Manley here earlier this week, I remembered this very Dexter moment from 1988. RFK Stadium–Chip Lohmiller’s…

  10. Training camp to open on July 20

    May 30, 2008, 9:47 PM EDT

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    According to my friend David Elfin at the Washington Times, the Redskins will report to training camp on Sunday, July 20. The team’s initial full-squad practice under Jim Zorn will be on Tuesday, the 22nd. The first practice of what would prove to be Joe Gibbs’ final training camp last year took place on July…

  11. Flashback Friday—Manley’s “sneeze” helps Skins win

    May 30, 2008, 7:17 PM EDT

    Redskins 27, Saints 24November 6, 1988RFK Stadium The second Flashback Friday brings you a game against the second opponent the Redskins will face in 2008 (hey, I might be on to a pattern here). With the mention of Dexter Manley here earlier this week, I remembered this very Dexter moment from 1988. RFK Stadium–Chip Lohmiller’s…

  12. The over under

    May 30, 2008, 10:05 AM EDT

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    The Las Vegas wins over/under line is out and the number for the Washington Redskins places them smack dab in the muddled middle of the NFL. Depending on where you want to plunk down your money, you can bet that the Redskins win total for 2008 will be more or fewer than 7.5 or eight.…

  13. The over under

    May 30, 2008, 6:05 AM EDT

    The Las Vegas wins over/under line is out and the number for the Washington Redskins places them smack dab in the muddled middle of the NFL. Depending on where you want to plunk down your money, you can bet that the Redskins win total for 2008 will be more or fewer than 7.5 or eight.…

  14. Sellers: Players were treated like “little kids”

    May 29, 2008, 1:25 AM EDT

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    While Jim Zorn may need to be careful and tiptoe around saying anything critical about Joe Gibbs’ coaching, it’s apparent that at least one Washington Redskins player doesn’t feel so restrained. Last week, when talking about the differences between how things are going this year as opposed to recent seasons, fullback Mike Sellers said, “We…

  15. James’ deal has two years left

    May 28, 2008, 10:40 PM EDT

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    I made a mistake last night. Without checking, I reported something about the Washington Redskins that came directly from the team’s primary beat reporter for the largest paper in Washington. I should know better than that and I apologize to my readers for doing so. Erasmus James has two years left on his rookie contract,…

  16. Sellers: Players were treated like “little kids”

    May 28, 2008, 9:25 PM EDT

    While Jim Zorn may need to be careful and tiptoe around saying anything critical about Joe Gibbs’ coaching, it’s apparent that at least one Washington Redskins player doesn’t feel so restrained. Last week, when talking about the differences between how things are going this year as opposed to recent seasons, fullback Mike Sellers said, “We…

  17. James’ deal has two years left

    May 28, 2008, 6:40 PM EDT

    I made a mistake last night. Without checking, I reported something about the Washington Redskins that came directly from the team’s primary beat reporter for the largest paper in Washington. I should know better than that and I apologize to my readers for doing so. Erasmus James has two years left on his rookie contract,…

  18. Calendar helped Skins land James

    May 28, 2008, 1:39 AM EDT

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    The Memorial Day holiday came at a good time for the Washington Redskins. The Minnesota Vikings announced on Friday that they were going to waive defensive end Erasmus James. However, due to the fact that it was the Memorial Day weekend, the league office was closed. The waivers could not be finalized until 4 PM…

  19. June 1 has come and gone

    May 28, 2008, 12:54 AM EDT

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    I know that many of you out there are hoping for help for your favorite National Football League team coming from a wave of talent hitting the free agency market after June 1. I hate to tell you this, but you should look elsewhere. As far as the NFL is concerned, June 1, for the…

  20. Blache coveted James in ‘05

    May 27, 2008, 11:32 PM EDT

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    About a week before the 2005 NFL Draft, I wrote the following in an article about the possibility of the Washington Redskins drafting Wisconsin defensive end Erasmus James: Redskins’ defensive coordinator Greg Blache has let it be known that he would love it if the Skins would add James to his unit. There’s no question…

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