By: Rachel Cooper, Washington Expert, dcabout.com
Looking for a special way to spend Mother’s Day this year? The Washington DC area offers endless opportunities for family fun and this annual celebration is a great time to honor the women in your life. Many of the region's attractions offer special events and promotions to help you focus on creating a loving and memorable day. Here are some ideas of ways to spend some family time on Mother’s Day in Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
Mother's Day Brunch - Take mom out to brunch this Mother's ... Read More
By: Stephen Czarda, Senior Writer and Content Coordinator
Learn more about Deshazor in this week's "Get to Know": http://bit.ly/2qvKOAf
Washington Redskins safety Deshazor Everett spent a portion of his offseason working with Ryan Clark in Louisiana, with a focus on leg strength and footwork.
Shortly after the conclusion of the 2016 regular season, Washington Redskins safety Deshazor Everett headed home to let his body recover from a grueling campaign and to spend some time with his family.
Everett then shipped off to Houston to ramp up his offseason efforts before Director of Pro Personnel Alex ... Read More
Get to third year Redskins safety #22 Deshazor Everett.
WOW: What is your favorite animal?
Deshazor Everettt: An elephant
WOW: What kind of toppings do you put on your pizza?
DE: I am very simple, so only pepperoni
WOW: What is your favorite book?
DE: Secrets. I have been reading it alot lately
WOW: Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram?
WOW: What is your biggest motivation?
DE: My family Read More
Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Staff Writer
Amanda Sauer's path to midfield at Ohio Stadium, wearing the white hat as referee of Ohio State's spring football game, started in the stands at a high school north of New York City. Ironically, she complained about a call.
It was late summer in 2011 as Sauer watched a game at a Westchester County high school alongside her husband, Peter. Amanda saw one of the high school players deliver an obvious block in the back, but no flags flew. Rarely one to bite her tongue, Sauer asked aloud: How could they miss that ... Read More
Our May #WOWWednesday for May is Renelle Cannon.
Renelle has been a fan of the team her entire life. She has been on a mission to get every Redskins player that she has met to get a special sweatshirt signed in honor of her father.
Her favorite players are Nick Sundeberg, Chris Thomas, and Morgan Moses.
Her favorite Redskins memory was at training camp at the WOW VIP day and she was able to meet Doug Williams and Joe Theismann. It was a cloudy day, but when she met them and got their autograph, the sun came up!
Keep sending ... Read More
By: Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer and Content Coordinator
The Washington Redskins have added to their offseason roster with the signing of eight college free agents, who will first see the field at next weekend's rookie minicamp.
The Washington Redskins today announced the signing of eight college free agents, five on offense and three on defense.
Here’s a list of the new signings, along with a little bit of background information on each player.
Brandon Banks: Defensive Lineman; 6-foot-3, 287 pounds, Charlotte
Banks appeared in 44 games (43 starts) at Charlotte during his four active collegiate seasons from 2013-16 ... Read More
By: Nicholas Tolisano- Contributing Writer
Washington Redskins running back Samaje Perine had an incredible career at Oklahoma where he became the all-time leading rusher in just three seasons, amassing 4,122 rushing yards.
In February, Perine proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Meg, and just like he dazzled throughout his collegiate career, Perine added a little bit of magic.
Perine did need a little help in order for the proposal to go smoothly, so he requested help from a few of his Sooner teamates, other college football standouts and YouTube magician Daniel Fernandez.
During the act, Fernandez wanted to test Perine ... Read More
As a part of WOW’s new monthly recipe series, Redskins team chef Jon Mathieson shared the perfect spring couscous salad recipe. Mathieson is entering his fifth season as the team’s Executive Chef. With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, Chef’s day to day responsibilities include creating menus, training and overseeing kitchen staff while working with the team nutritionist to provide healthy meal options for the team.
1 package of original plain couscous (10oz)
1 large tomato chopped
2 ears of corn charred and trimmed from stalk
¾ cup crumbled cojita cheese
1 ... Read More
Get to know Redskins running back #34 Mack Brown. Brown, a Florida Gator, has been with the Redskins since 2015.
WOW: What item would you take with you on a deserted island?
Mack Brown: I would take a spatula
WOW: What’s your favorite workout song?
MB: Kendrick Lamar, God
WOW: What is your biggest motivation?
MB: My biggest motivation is my family. I just want to make a better life for the future
WOW: If you had a super hero power what would it be?
MB: Gadgets because I would want to be batman. I love batman and I ... Read More
On Saturday, April 29th, the Women of Washington and Redskins Salute celebrated Draft Day in the Press Box at FedExField. A part of the 2017 Redskins Draft Day, members were able to enjoy complimentary food and beverage while interacting with airbrush tattoos, a photo-booth and Madden ’17 in the Xbox Kiosks. USAA joined the celebration and shared more information about their programs along with exclusive giveaways.
In addition to the fun-filled activates Jamison Crowder and Kendall Fuller joined guests to sign autographs, take pictures and interact with fans. To wrap up the day, guests participated in a raffle with ... Read More
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- April 28, 2018