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  1. Redskins’ Hall a Man at Work

    Jul 20, 2009, 1:00 PM EST

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    In the final weeks before grind of training camp, you generally find NFL players in Bermuda, by a lake, sleeping in at home, hanging out in Las Vegas or engaging in just about any activity that does not involve a football. But not DeAngelo Hall. The Washington Redskins cornerback was in Minnesota last week attending…

  2. Schweigert signed for one year

    Jun 3, 2008, 11:26 AM EST

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    The contract that Stuart Schweigert signed with the Washington Redskins was a one-year deal. From David Elfin at the Washington Times: The Washington Redskins signed former Oakland Raiders free safety Stuart Schweigert to a one-year deal yesterday. The 26-year-old Schweigert, who will receive a bonus if he makes the team according to a team source,…

  3. Schweigert brings starting experience

    Jun 3, 2008, 12:01 AM EST

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    On Friday, the Washington Redskins signaled that they were not happy with their situation at safety and signed a potential backup in Justin Hamilton. Today, they made it loud and clear that they wanted to upgrade the position substantially when they signed a potential starter at safety in Stu Schweigert. In four seasons with the…

  4. Skins sign S Schweigert

    Jun 2, 2008, 5:41 PM EST

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    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…

  5. James’ deal has two years left

    May 28, 2008, 10:40 PM EST

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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,…

  6. Calendar helped Skins land James

    May 28, 2008, 1:39 AM EST

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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…

  7. June 1 has come and gone

    May 28, 2008, 12:54 AM EST

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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…

  8. Some roster changes still possible

    May 12, 2008, 12:42 PM EST

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    The Washington Redskins’ roster is about 96% complete. Of the 53 players who will be on the team’s opening-day roster, all but one or two of them currently are with the team. Don’t look for post-June 1 cuts to add that depth at cornerback or along the lines. This just in—nearly all of the June…

  9. Jerome Mathis

    Apr 9, 2008, 11:21 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

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