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  • Recap: USO-Metro Pack 4 Troops

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    On Saturday March 18th , the Women of Washington (WOW) and Redskins Salute joined forces with USO-Metro for the Pack 4 Troops event at INOVA Sports Performance Center Redskins Park.

    WOW and Redskins Salute members brought donations to build care packages that will be used for USO-Metro programming that support active duty and their families in the local area. Each volunteer also received a raffle ticket for a chance to win autographed merchandise and a special Pack 4 Troops t-shirt.

    Current Redskins players, cornerback Bashaud Breeland and running back Rob Kelley and former Redskins player Santana Moss joined the volunteers ... Read More

  • Redskins Celebrate Partnership With Inova Health System

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    By: Nicholas Tolisano- Contributing Writer

    The Washington Redskins on Monday, along with partner Inova Health Systems, celebrated the official re-branding of the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va. With the rebranding, Inova will have an opportunity to highlight its work in sports performance through its partnership with EXOS, a performance training and nutritional services company.

    With the help of Inova’s extensive networks, they will be able to improve the Redskins’ Health & Wellness platform. The Health & Wellness platform was launched in 2014 to help provide its fans access to the team’s trainers and physicians ... Read More

  • WOW Member of the Month: March

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    Our first #WOWWednesday featured member is Ava Demetria "Dee Dee" Neal.

    Ava Demetria "Dee Dee" Neal is a native of Greensboro, NC. She is the youngest of three children born to Yvonne and James Neal, Sr. Dee Dee was educated in the Greensboro public school system. Upon receiving her high school diploma, Dee Dee enlisted in the United States Army where she served as a culinary specialist. While serving, Dee Dee was injured and medically discharged from the Army. Dee Dee is a 100% disabled veteran, but she has never let that slow her down. 

    After returning home, Dee Dee ... Read More

  • Kirk Cousins Signs Franchise Tag Tender

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    By: Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer and Content Coordinator

    Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has signed his franchise tag for the 2017 season. Washington placed the franchise tag on Cousins on Feb. 28 and remain hopeful about a long-term deal.

    After receiving the exclusive franchise tag from the Washington Redskins on Feb. 28, quarterback Kirk Cousins has signed his franchise tender.

    Cousins, 28, is entering his sixth season with the Redskins and third as the team’s starting quarterback.

    Since being drafted in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, Cousins has thrown for more than 12,000 yards with ... Read More

  • Still Learning New Position, Terrelle Pryor Sr. Ready To Make Big Plays

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    By: Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer And Content Coordinator

    Despite recording a 1,000-yard season in 2016, new Redskins wide receiver Terrelle Pryor Sr. wants to continue to grow after converting from quarterback.

    Terrelle Pryor Sr. has come a long way from his initial entry into the NFL in 2011.

    After entering the NFL’s supplemental draft in August of that year, Pryor Sr. was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the third round.

    He would experience mixed results under center, throwing for nearly 1,800 yards and rushing for 576 more in his lone season as a full-time starting quarterback ... Read More

  • Redskins Sign Three Unrestricted Free Agents

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    By: Redskins Public Relations

    The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed three unrestricted free agents: defensive lineman Terrell McClain, defensive lineman Stacy McGee and safety D.J. Swearinger. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

    McClain (6-2, 302) was originally selected by the Carolina Panthers in the third round (65th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He has appeared in 62 career regular season games, making 27 starts, for the Carolina Panthers, New England Patriots, Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys. For his career, he has compiled 90 tackles (58 solo), eight tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks ... Read More

  • Nate Sudfeld Helping Make A Difference In Uganda

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    By: Nicholas Tolisano-Contributing Writer

    With the NFL in full offseason mode, Washington Redskins quarterback Nate Sudfeld is putting his free time to good use and helping make a difference in Uganda.

    The quarterback learned from an early age that it is important to help others and is visiting Uganda for the third time this spring in support of an organization, Assist International, founded more than 25 years ago by his grandfather.

    The primary mission of Assist International is to address “the needs of the world’s most vulnerable people,” like the people of Uganda.

    Visiting Uganda for the first ... Read More

  • 13 Spots to View Cherry Blossoms - When You're Trying to Avoid the Tidal Basin Crowds

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    By: Darlene Aderoju- NBCWashington

     

    Founder's Park

    At Founder's Park in Alexandria, you can take in fresh air, overlook the water and bask in cherry blossom galore.

    U.S. National Arboretum

    The U.S National Arboretum is a beautiful sight to see year-round, but when it's surrounded by cherry blossoms it's even more alluring.

    American University

    Just off the Red Line, the campus of American University is filled with cherry blossoms each year. Not too many people think to visit local colleges to see cherry trees, so we're letting you in on an secret here.

    Kenwood ... Read More

  • A Woman's Job: The Football Coach.

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    Newsy features Jen Welter, the first female coach in the NFL, at WOW’s A Day in the Life of an NFL Player: Football Camp for Women that took place at Redskins Park last year.

    Welter, who served as linebackers coach for the Arizona Cardinals in the summer of 2015, played 14 seasons in women’s professional football – earning two gold medals with the U.S. Women’s National Team. Now, bringing women closer to the game of football is at the forefront of her work.

    At the event Welter walked the ladies through different positions, warm-ups, and drills.

    You ... Read More

  • Redskins Present Dr. James Andrews Outstanding NFL Physician Of The Year Award

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    By: Ed Cole-Digital Media Producer

    The reason why Redskins players are at their peak physical condition – outside of the hard work they put in – is because they have a top-notch training staff that makes sure they’re ready for whatever comes their way during the regular season.

    Dr. James Andrews was recently given the Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year Jerry "Hawk" Rhea Award at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The award is given to the NFL team physician who has made the greatest contributions to both the NFL and profession of athletic training. 

    Dr. Andrews ... Read More

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