For the third consecutive year, Redskins safety Dashon Goldson brought extra holiday cheer to 50 underprivileged children with his annual event, “Goldson’s Gift Giveaway.”
The event was hosted at a Walmart in Dulles, Virginia, and included special appearances from his teammates. Almost all of the Redskins secondary was in attendance, showing the team’s comradery and respect for Goldson.
After enjoying a meal in the store’s dining room, the children were each given $100 gift cards to spend on gifts for themselves and their families. Each player escorted a group of kids, pushing their carts through the aisles ... Read More
On Saturday, December 5th, the Women of the Washington Redskins hosted Football Camp 2.0 at Redskins Park. WOW members spent their Saturday afternoon showing off their football skills alongside the pros. The event featured special appearances from Redskins players Houston Bates, Darrel Young, and Will Compton.
During the event, the ladies had the opportunity to rotate through three activities with the pros: a flag football game, offensive and defensive drills, and a meal in the Redskins dining room. A representative from FanDuel was at the event to give a special presentation on how to become a Fantasy Football ... Read More
12.04.2015 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
The holiday season has officially begun, and with it comes the spirit of giving. Earlier this week, six Redskins players took time out of their hectic schedules to help fundraise for an amazing cause.
These Redskins kicked off their holiday season at Open Hearts International’s Charity Christmas Dinner. But they weren’t just there to enjoy a delicious meal, they were there to work! Kedric Golston, Frank Kearse, Will Compton, Adam Heyward, Trent Murphy, and Nick Sundberg, along with former Redskin Rocky McIntosh, donned aprons to serve pizza at the dinner, which was held at The Dons’ Wood Fired ... Read More
11.16.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Last week, the Washington Redskins were proud to announce Morgan Moses as the 2015 recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award.
The Ed Block Courage Award honors “players who exemplify commitments to the principles of sportsmanship and courage” (http://edblock.org/courage-award/). Not only that, but the award reflects recognition from teammates. Each NFL team determines their recipient by voting for which of their peers they feel best embodies these qualities. Recipients of this esteemed award become “Ambassadors of Courage for victims of abuse, violence, and neglect” (http://edblock.org/courage-award/).
Morgan Moses was the 66th overall pick in ... Read More
On Wednesday, the Women of the Washington Redskins were proud to host their first Inside Access event at FedExField. WOW members braved the rain to spend the evening with Redskins alumni who embraced the role of reporter in their post-player life.
Brian Mitchell, Shawn Springs, and Clinton Portis returned to the Media Interview Room, where they participated in a panel moderated by CSN anchor Julie Donaldson. The players answered questions about life as an NFL player and their transition to the media side of the business. Former teammates Springs and Portis couldn’t resist reminiscing about their favorite – and funniest ... Read More
10.19.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
We're #motivated by Redskins players that give back! TE Niles Paul suffered a season-ending injury during this year’s preseason, but he’s putting his time off to good use.
Paul, along with RB Silas Redd, visited The Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda last week looking to brighten the day of some young Redskins fans. Residents of The Children’s Inn are research participants at the National Institute of Health, and their contributions are impacting people’s health worldwide.
The Redskins players were eagerly welcomed at the Inn. Paul and Redd toured the facility, signed autographs, took ... Read More
09.28.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
If you need inspiration to start your week, look no further than Redskins alum Terry Allen!
The former Redskins running back and 1996 Pro Bowl select is going back to his roots. 25 years after leaving Clemson University for the NFL, Allen is fulfilling a promise he made to his mom- to finish school!
Allen, who is taking 15 credits this semester, has a year and a half left to earn the management degree he began back in 1980. Not only that, but he’s rejoined the Clemson football program as a student assistant. Allen reflected on the opportunity, saying ... Read More
This #motivationalmonday spotlights Redskins FB Darrel Young and his commitment to one injured teammate.
During the 2015 preseason opener, TE Niles Paul suffered every player’s worst nightmare- a season-ending ankle injury. Paul being put on the injury reserve list was both a blow to the team’s offensive strategy and a saddening loss of a good friend on the field.
When Paul hit the turf and failed to get up, Young stayed by Paul’s side until he was carried away on a cart. The fullback has described his relationship with Paul as “more than football for me…Niles ... Read More
Julie Donaldson, WOW Correspondent
Dear WOW! Members,
A new Season begins, time for new beginnings!!! What are you doing to get yours??? And are you ready??
There are a lot of parallels I can draw within the NFL game, which I know we all love.
For one, In the first game of the season, we saw Tom Brady start not only a new season, but he did it in new light. As a man vindicated by a Federal Judge for his role in 'DelfateGate'.
Brady was named the 2015 SuperBowl MVP, but all of that was overshadowed this off-season ... Read More
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
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