With free agency set to begin in March, Redskins.com's Stephen Czarda and Jake Kring-Schreifels preview the 2017 NFL free agent class position-by-position. Today's focus is on cornerbacks.
The Redskins will enter the 2017 season relatively set at their cornerback position.
With headliners in Josh Norman and Bashaud Breeland, and with Kendall Fuller entering his second season in the slot after an up and down rookie campaign, Washington is in a position to add depth to the unit.
Last year that mostly consisted of second-year cornerback Quinton Dunbar, set to return and jockey for a starting role, and ... Read More
Next week, Redskins brass will descend upon Indianapolis in the hopes of finding more information about the players they have been scrutinizing on film for the past several months. The various drills at the NFL Combine offer such an opportunity.
Take a look back at some of the best workout performances dating back to 2006.
Below is a quick summary of the various drills that prospects will and have gone through via NFL.com along with the top performer in each category:
The 40-yard dash is the marquee event at the combine. It’s similar to the 100-meters ... Read More
Another (warm) weekend in February, another chance for Redskins players to relax, enjoy the weather and travel. That seemed to be just the case for several of them, privy to posting their adventures to Instagram over the last three days.
Just a week ago, Davis was enjoying lunch in the Grand Canyon, normally a trip that could define your whole year. However, during the President’s Day weekend, Davis continued to make incredible memories by traveling to Paris and taking in just about every sight to see. That began at the top of Eifel Tower, migrated to a Paris Saint-Germain ... Read More
Save the Date WOW ladies! Get ready to volunteer!!
Join Redskins Salute and WOW on Saturday, March 18th at Redskins Park to assemble hundreds of care packages alongside your favorite Redskins players! All packages will be used for USO-Metro programs that benefit local active duty members and their families. Complimentary lunch will be provided by our Redskins team chef in the team dining room.
Where: Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park
21300 Redskin Park Dr
Ashburn, VA 20147
When: March 18
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Pack 4 Troops is a USO-Metro run program that is ... Read More
We’re just one year away from the 2018 Winter Olympics, which means Redskins tight end Vernon Davis is just one year away from traveling to South Korea.
That’s because, since 2010, when the Olympics were held in Vancouver, Davis was named an honorary captain for Team USA Curling, serving as more of brand ambassador to help promote the sport and gain curling more exposure within the United States.
“I love the sport of curling because it’s just you and the stone and the broom,” Davis told ABC News and ESPN’s The Undefeated in a video interview ... Read More
FOX 5 shares Valentine's Days recipes.
Chocolates might be the No. 1 gift on February 14, but everyone knows that dinner dates are a Valentine's Day necessity. But the cost of a romantic dinner with your significant other might turn your Valentine’s Day love story into a nightmare.
Zagat reports that 53 percent of couples will be going out for a romantic meal. But the toughest part about this is that the average expected tab on Valentine's Day is a whopping $170.53. That price tag is a 16 percent hike from just five years ago ... Read More
One of the Redskins’ most vocal players, both in the locker room and on the field, is linebacker Will Compton, who will have plenty more than football to bark about when the team returns to Loudoun County, Va., for spring workouts.
Compton was voted the most attractive player on the Redskins, and fifth most attractive in the league, headlining a Washington unit voted the third most attractive team in the NFL.
Those responsible for producing such calculations are the good people at Fanatics.com, which had 400 participants rate player headshots on a 1-10 scale to find out which NFL ... Read More
Dozens of female student athletes - normally competitors who face off on D.C.’s many basketball courts or soccer fields - gathered Thursday to celebrate their sisterhood on National Girls & Women in Sports Day.
It is the first time the District of Columbia Interscholastic Athletic Association has formally celebrated the day.
Roosevelt High School junior Merelyn Giron said, “As women, we should all come together to at least support each other.”
School Without Walls High School junior Madelyne Cabico said, “It shows a lot of unity and that we all care about this.”
The students were representatives of high schools across ... Read More
The Redskins continue to build their defensive coaching staff under new defensive coordinator Greg Manusky with the hiring of assistant defensive backs coach James Rowe.
The Washington Redskins on Thursday hired James Rowe as assistant defensive backs coach, the team announced.
Rowe was most recently the defensive coordinator for Valdosta State, a position he held for one season prior to joining the Redskins. During his season with the Blazers, the defensive unit finished with a Division II-best 27 interceptions and ranked fifth in opposing passing efficiency, limiting opposing quarterbacks to a 96.2 passer rating.
Valdosta State safety Kenny Moore ... Read More
The Washington Redskins announced on Wednesday that they have hired Torrian Gray as the team's new defensive backs coach.
The Washington Redskins have hired Torrian Gray as the team’s new defensive backs coach, the team announced on Wednesday.
Gray, 42, was most recently the assistant defensive backs coach for the Florida Gators during the 2016 season.
Prior to his year at Florida, Gray served as defensive secondary/passing game coordinator for Virginia Tech (2013-15), defensive secondary coach for Virginia Tech (2006-12), assistant defensive backs coach for the Chicago Bears (2004-05), defensive backs coach for the University of Connecticut ... Read More
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