08.21.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Hometown: Carson, CA
Drafted: 2007, Round: 4, Pick: 126
When the Redskins began rebuilding in the offseason, one of the first fixes had to start in the secondary after the retirement of safety Ryan Clark. In early April, they sealed the deal on Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson.
The Washington Redskins newest GM, Scot McCloughan, was the man who had initially brought the two-time Pro Bowler in to the NFL back with the 49ers. Now McCloughan has helped bring him here to Washington.
Goldson labels himself as an “enforcer” – The type of play he modeled after Redskins ... Read More
08.19.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
When is the last time you’ve smiled?
It seems very miniscule but studies show that smiling often proves to be healthier for your body and lifestyle!
In an article from Inspiyr, they listed 9 reasons as to why you should truly never stop smiling.
1. Smiling is contagious
Because of complex brain activity that occurs when you see someone smiling, smiles are contagious. Studies report that just seeing one person smiling activates the area of your brain that controls your facial movement, which leads to a grin.
Even in bad situations, if you smile, others are likely to mimic ... Read More
08.18.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
This year has marked several milestones for the NFL. In early April, Sarah Thomas became the NFL’s first full-time female employee as a referee. Just a few months later, Dr. Jen Welter made a splash on the scene after she was hired by the Cardinals to work with their linebackers.
And on Saturday, August 15, the two milestones united as the Cardinals vs. Chiefs pre-season game saw the first female coach and first female ref on the same field.
While both trailblazers have had their struggles on the road to success, they are immensely supported by their peers.
The ... Read More
08.17.2015 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
Each Monday, Redskins Salute shares a #MilitaryMonday blog post. This week's post featured Redskins fullback Darrel Young and his incredible tie to the United States Military. Here is their story:
Darrel Young, also known as DY, had an interesting up and coming when joining the Washington Redskins. He didn’t initially make the roster in 2009 as a rookie linebacker. As a result, he worked that season at Foot Locker hoping for another chance to accomplish his NFL dreams. His chance came in January of 2010 when he re-signed with the team and was converted to fullback.
The change ... Read More
08.14.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
In life we are always taught to "stand out" and "be ourselves." Yet, how do you make a difference while surrounded in a workplace by those with much of the same skillset and professionalism as you?
The DC Ladies have provided us with their 4 tips to help us shine every day!
Sounds pretty simple, but in the daily grind of life, sometimes you forget. Small things like saying please and thank you, holding the door for the person behind you, or greeting your coworkers when you see them in the hallway. You may think, “What does that ... Read More
08.14.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion
Ladies, it's time to step up your Redskins wardrobe! And what better way to do so than by rocking these Redskins Sequins flip flops?!
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08.13.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
On Saturday, August 8th the burgundy and gold collided with their rival, the blue and silver. However this wasn’t an NFL showdown of the Redskins and Cowboys, it was a championship match-up between the D.C. Divas and Dallas Elite of the Women’s Football Alliance (WFA).
The D.C. Divas stomped out the Dallas Elite for a WFA National Championship win, 30-26!
The Divas went a solid 12-0 this season! And each win was hard fought for.
The WFA is ... Read More
08.12.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
While it’s no myth that it takes some time to break a new pair of shoes in – it’s possible that the shoe could be breaking you in!
One of the best ways to test the effectiveness of your running shoes is after your run. How sore are your feet? Are there blisters? Do you feel knee and lower back pain? While there may be other factors at work here, one of the biggest factors is actually your shoes!
Here are a few steps to ensure that you have the best shoes possible for your workout:
1. Don’t ... Read More
08.12.2015 / Blog Posts Events
On Tuesday, August 11th the boys and girls of the Redskins Kids Club held their very own VIP Tent at Redskins Training Camp!
It was a day of raffle prizes, giveaways and free food catered by Papa John’s Pizza!
After watching the single practice of the day, the group gathered in a Kids Club only autograph shoot located right outside of the Bon Secours Redskins Training Camp building. Many of the Redskins players stopped to sign everything from footballs to wall hangings!
They even took a selfie or two using the Redskins very own Twitter Mirror!
As the ... Read More
08.10.2015 / Blog Posts Events
Downton Richmond, Virginia is known for its cobblestone roads, classic architecture and endless restaurant choices. However, on Saturday August 8th, the Women of Washington took over the city for the first-ever WOW Scavenger Hunt presented by Bud Light!
Women that were dressed in their Redskins best trickled in to Sine Irish Pub where check-in began. Right after receiving their scavenger hunt lanyards and very first giveaway, a WOW tote bag, the hunt began!
On every member's lanyard badge was a specific player. The mission was to find a picture of the player throughout each of the five restaurants ... Read More
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