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  • 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

  • Top 10 Quotes: 2017 NFL Combine

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    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels Staff Writer

    With the 2017 NFL Combine officially in the books, here's a look back at some of the best quotes from Redskins' brass, NFL analysts and prospects from their week in Indianapolis.

    1. Head coach Jay Gruden: “We see [Kirk Cousins’] progress, we see the progress that he’s going to make and we’re excited about that. We’d love to have a long-term deal done obviously, and hopefully that will happen here in the near future, but we do like where he’s going with his game and we feel good about having ... Read More

  • John Ross, Mentored By DeSean Jackson, Records Fastest Ever 40-Yard Dash

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    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels Staff Writer

    The speedster from the University of Washington has already been linked to the Redskins, has a relationship with DeSean Jackson and impressed everyone Saturday at the NFL Combine.

    During his media session on Friday, wide receiver John Ross was asked whether he could beat running back Chris Johnson’s 40-yard dash record at the NFL Combine.

    “I'm going to try. I am going to try,” Ross said. “I don't want to say too much. I'm going to try. I'm going to give it my best.”

    The next day, Ross certainly did ... Read More

  • Redskins Sign Jay Gruden To Multi-Year Contract Extension

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    By: Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer And Content Coordinator

    The Redskins have signed head coach Jay Gruden to a multi-year contract extension. Gruden recently completed his third season in Washington and has led the Redskins to back-to-back winning seasons.

    When Jay Gruden was hired to be the 29th head coach in the history of the Washington Redskins, he preached an organization-wide effort to be a consistent winner.

    “This is about a commitment to being a consistently great franchise and we want to provide everybody with the proud sense that we’re going to come to work every day and do ... Read More

  • Women’s History Month: Female Game Changers

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    Mia Hamm

    It wouldn’t be fair to not include the one woman who placed the American Soccer scene on the map. Mia Hamm retired with a record 158 goals, two Olympic gold medals, a Women’s World Cup and even had a building named after her at the Nike Corporate campus. She’s been inducted to the World Football Hall of Fame and is often referred to as “The Most Important American Athlete of the past 15 years” by the media.

    Janet Guthrie 

    While Danica Patrick may be more of a household name as far as female stock car ... Read More

  • Interview Process A Key Component For Jay Gruden At Combine

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    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels Staff Writer

    While most of the Redskins' contingent in Indianapolis will be monitoring what college players do on the field, head coach Jay Gruden is using this week to focus on player interviews, a key part of the draft process.

    On its surface – meaning, based on the mediated lens through which most people experience the NFL Combine – the week long football convention in Indianapolis is primarily a place for scouts to watch more than 300 college players work out at Lucas Oil Field.

    But past that televised façade, which places all of its emphasis on 40-yard ... Read More

  • #WOWWednesday

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    WOW Ladies,

    We are excited to start #WOWWednesday to celebrate our members’ dedication to the burgundy and gold!

    We will announce a “WOW Member of the Month” during one Wednesday each month. Members can send their best picture showcasing their Redskins pride to WOWredskins@redskins.com or tag us on social media with #WOWWednesday for a chance to be selected.

    The WOW Member of the Month will be featured in a blog on WOWredskins.com with their Redskins photo!

    After selecting a winner, we will contact you with the following questions:

    -How long have you been a Redskins fan?

    -Who ... Read More

  • As New Head Strength And Conditioning Coach, Englehart Brings Trust And Respect To Weight Room

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    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels Staff Writer

    The Redskins' new head strength and conditioning coach Chad Englehart brings seven years of experience in Washington to a team that already has his trust.

    Already hard at work preparing for the coming months ahead down to the minute, the Redskins’ new head strength and conditioning coach, Chad Englehart, has barely had time to reflect on accomplishing one of his career goals.

    “That’s what you work for, to be that head guy,” said Englehart, who is entering his eighth NFL season, all of which have come in Washington. “Dream come true.”

    That kind of ... Read More

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