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      by Published on 09-01-14 06:58 PM  Number of Views: 8 

      For Immediate Release
      September 1, 2014


      LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. Ė The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed the following players to the teamís practice squad:

      S Akeem Davis
      LB Chaz Sutton

      Sutton (6-5, 263) originally signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a college free agent on May 12, 2014. He appeared on the teamís roster throughout training camp and ...
      by Published on 09-01-14 03:07 PM  Number of Views: 5 

      September 1, 2014
      Redskins Park

      Head Coach Jay Gruden

      On safety Duke Ihenacho:
      "I think he brings some experience to the table. He started a lot of games last year for Denver. He's a tough guy and became available. We didnít know who was going to come available. We saw that he was there, we put a claim into him because of the experience level and special teams experience. We thought he could be an immediate help for us and luckily we got him."

      On if Ihenacho could start this week:
      "It depends on how quickly he picks it up mentally. I envision him participating in some level, some capacity, we'll see what that is. It's too early to tell. This is the first time we met him, today. So, we have got to get him acclimated to the defense, the calls, ...
      by Published on 08-31-14 04:10 PM  Number of Views: 21 

      For Immediate Release
      August 31, 2014


      LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. Ė The Washington Redskins announced today that they have made the following roster moves:

      The team claimed the following player from waivers:
      S Duke Ihenacho

      The team waived the following player:
      S Akeem Davis

      The team signed the following players to its practice squad:
      TE Ted Bolser
      CB Richard Crawford
      by Published on 08-30-14 11:02 PM  Number of Views: 16 

      Pre-season means nothing as we all know.

      Sort of.

      However, (going for a tingle of anticipation here...didn't work? Ah, well.) I, being a stats guy of sorts, decided to check out some pre-season stats just for in-the ballpark or at least near-the-parking-lot type semi-vague ideas about how the Redskins looked compared to everybody else in a couple of areas.

      Yeah, I know it was pre-season and we were checking out new acquisitions and trying to do the who-stays/who-doesn't ...
      by Published on 08-30-14 04:08 PM  Number of Views: 12 

      For Immediate Release
      August 30, 2014


      LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. Ė The Washington Redskins announced today that they have waived the following players:

      K Zach Hocker
      OL Maurice Hurt
      CB Chase Minnifield
      RB Evan Royster
      RB Lache Seastrunk
      S Phillip Thomas
      RB Chris Thompson
      WR Nick Williams

      The team released the following player:

      LB Everette ...
      by Published on 08-29-14 06:27 PM  Number of Views: 18 


      For Immediate Release
      August 29, 2014


      LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. Ė The Washington Redskins announced today that they have waived the following players:

      TE Ted Bolser
      CB Richard Crawford
      S DaíMon Cromartie-Smith
      WR Lee Doss
      OL Kevin Kowalski
      P Robert Malone
      OL Tevita Stevens ...
      by Published on 08-28-14 10:49 PM  Number of Views: 27 

      Burnerís Burning Questions Ė The Fifty-Three Man Roster And Practice Squad

      We have come to our final projection for the roster of fifty-three, practice squad, PUP list, and suspended designation(s). The preseason games are in the books and the regular season is upon us. Feel free to add your final choices and please keep any disagreements and debates clean and professional.

      Letís get this final prognostication in the books.

      Robert ...
      by Published on 08-27-14 06:06 PM  Number of Views: 16 

      Well, at least one Tampa Bay Bucs fan board actually had a thread about Friday's pre-season tilt with the Skins.

      All the posts were made before the announcement of the Patriots trading Logan Mankins to the Bucs.


      On the field, the last chance for 22 (or fewer) current Bucs to remain Bucs for the regular season. Our D'line looks stout, but I remain somewhat concerned with the back end.Our Safeties and LBs IMO are crucial to
      by Published on 08-27-14 06:05 PM  Number of Views: 22 

      Lets break down what ive seen of the NFC East when looking at preseason games, injuries, and their draft picks.

      New York (aka Smurfs)

      The first preseason game from the Giants with their new offense showed that their offensive line is still having trouble keeping Eli from being hit. This is good new for the pass rushers as Eli has had to throw some of them away and is picked off too often for them. Their run game has some wheels, but without that O-line, it wont take ...
      by Published on 08-26-14 03:49 PM  Number of Views: 32 

      August 26, 2014
      Redskins Park

      Head Coach Jay Gruden

      On the plan for the starters on Thursday:
      "Yeah. It's my intent now for after a couple good days of practice to let the other guys play, let the backups play. So, we can solidify those roles, very important. I think we have our starters. In general, we feel pretty good about who they are and now we need to find the key backups and who they are and make sure they get the ample reps to make the football team and show what they can do on the field."

      On safety Phillip Thomas:
      "He's going to go to the same doctor that did his surgery and get it checked out from him and get another opinion from him and see whatís going on with it. He's got something down there. He ...

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