Mar 7, 2014, 4:53 AM EDT
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, March 7, four days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Yes, it’s only 2014 but the way the NFL salary cap works you have to look into the future when deciding who to sign and how much to pay them. You also…
Feb 9, 2014, 5:54 AM EDT
Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, February 9, 10 days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the Redskins’ five leading receivers since the 2010 season (in terms of yards receiving): 1. Santana Moss 2,724—You likely could grab any four-year span since Moss came to the Redskins in 2005 and…
Feb 8, 2014, 5:55 AM EDT
Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, February 8, 11 days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage The NFL keeps a stat called “net yards over average”. It works along the lines of the plus/minus numbers they keep in basketball and hockey. The NFL has figured out how many yards the average…
Nov 21, 2013, 5:47 AM EDT
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, November 21, four days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park 1. Even though Mike Shanahan said that he is a “very long shot” to be activated, Adam Carriker took to the practice field for the…
Nov 15, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT
The NFL is often a zero-sum game where one player’s gain must mean another player’s loss. The starkest example of this dynamic is in roster spots. There are 53 of them and each one that is claimed by one man means that the opportunity is lost to another. But sometimes the zero-sum deal is subtler.…
Nov 10, 2013, 6:50 AM EDT
Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, November 10, seven days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage The Redskins will get back to work tomorrow to try to work their way from 3-6 back up to at least respectability if not a playoff berth. Here are five players…
Sep 23, 2013, 3:55 PM EDT
Here’s a look at who played how much against the Lions (snap counts via Pro Football Focus): Offense 80 snaps QB/O-line: Robert Griffin III, Trent Williams, Kory Lichtensteiger, Will Montgomery, Chris Chester, Tyler Polumbus all played 80 This group is now 219/219 for the season Wide receivers: Pierre Garçon 71, Leonard Hankerson 56, Santana Moss…
Sep 14, 2013, 5:39 AM EDT
Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, September 14, one day before the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. Nickel coverage 1. Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was fined $15,000 for his out of bounds hit on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last Sunday. It prompted Kaepernick to deliver one of the better…
Aug 8, 2013, 11:57 PM EDT
The Redskins’ draft class of 2010 has made its mark with Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams and rising star linebacker Perry Riley. The class of ’12 has RG3 and Alfred Morris to brag about. But the class of 2011 is, well, a work in progress. It was a huge class with 12 players drafted…
Jul 30, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT
RICHMOND—The Redskins got Day 5 of their 2013 training camp under their belts today under mostly sunny skies and humidity and temperatures that are starting to feel more like the norms in late July here. —The highlight play of the day came early. Santana Moss made a one handed catch of a Robert Griffin III…
Jul 29, 2013, 4:40 AM EDT
RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Monday, July 29, 10 days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Make or break for Hank, Robinson? The Redskins drafted three wide receivers in 2011. One of them, fifth-round pick Niles Paul, has been converted to tight end. This could be the year…
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