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  • Redskins Sign Eight College Free Agents

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    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

  • With A Little Help From Magic, Samaje Perine Came Up Big In His Wedding Proposal

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    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

  • The Redskins Have 10 Picks In The 2017 NFL Draft

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    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels: Staff Writer

    The league announced before the weekend every team’s picks for this April’s NFL Draft. The Washington Redskins have 10 picks at their disposal this year. Here’s a look at where they’re all located.

    Ordered by the round-pick and then by the overall pick.

    1-17-17
    2-17-49
    3-17-81
    4-7-114 (acquired from the New York Jets)
    4-17-124
    5-10-154 (acquired from the New Orleans Saints)
    6-17-201
    6-25-209 (acquired from the Houston Texans)
    7-2-220 (acquired from the San Francisco 49ers via Derek Carrier trade)
    7-17-235

    As part of the Carrier trade made last year, the Redskins ... Read More

  • Five Takeaways: Scott Campbell's Pre-Draft Presser

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    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels: Staff Writer

    Here’s five takeaways from Redskins Director of College Scouting Scott Campbell's media session with reporters before the NFL Draft on April 24, 2017, in Loudoun County, Va.

    1. The Redskins’ draft philosophy is taking the best player available.

    Each year the question is asked, and each year the answer remains the same. Barring extreme circumstances, the Redskins will approach the NFL Draft by taking the best player available when it comes time to select a player.

    Washington has needs at certain positions, but if a player at the top of the team’s ... Read More

  • Breaking Down The Redskins' 2017 Schedule

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    By:Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer and Content Coordinator

    From matchups with former Redskins players to facing off with division rivals on back-to-back Thursday, Redskins.com's Stephen Czarda breaks down the 2017 schedule.

    The NFL released the regular season schedule for 2017 and the Washington Redskins have a 16-game slate that features five different primetime games along with three separate West Coast trips that are spread out over a three-month span.

    Week 1 vs. Eagles

    Despite finishing his rookie season with nearly 3,800 passing yards and 16 touchdowns, quarterback Carson Wentz went through his debut campaign with a group ... Read More

  • To Improve Game, Mack Brown Worked Out With LeSean McCoy In Offseason

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    By: Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer and Content Coordinator

    Washington Redskins second-year running back Mack Brown used the offseason to learn from one of the NFL's best running backs while also improving his diet to help him cut body fat.

    In early January following the Washington Redskins’ bitter loss to the New York Giants, running back Mack Brown returned to Atlanta to begin offseason workouts with two goals in mind.

    The 25-year-old linked up with fellow NFL running back LeSean McCoy and Tevin Coleman to improve on his on-field technique while also adjusting his physical shape.

    “Those running backs made ... Read More

  • Kirk Cousins: 'I Am Looking Forward To Getting Back To Work'

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    By: Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer and Content Coordinator

    Entering his third season as the Washington Redskins' full-time starting quarterback, Kirk Cousins took an early step ahead last month by organizing a throwing session with some of his teammates.

    Quarterback Kirk Cousins wanted to get a jumpstart on building rapport with new receivers and rekindling chemistry with some familiar faces.

    So last month, Cousins organized a throwing session with the likes of wide receivers Josh Doctson, Terrelle Pryor Sr. and Jamison Crowder under the direction of former NFL head coach Jon Gruden.

    “We had a great time down with Jon Gruden ... Read More

  • With His British Haircut, Kirk Cousins Tied A World Record In London

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    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels: Staff Writer

    Saddled with a new, British-influenced haircut and a greater appreciation of the NFL fan base across the pond, Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins visited London this week to continue his role as an unofficial ambassador for the league by promoting the sport.

    He kicked off his visit with a trip to the Aston Martin headquarters – a place that most assuredly does not sell conversion vans – and then headed over to The Mermaid to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most behind the back catches in one minute with Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry ... Read More

  • Redskins Release 2017 Preseason Schedule

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    By: Stephen Czarda: Senior Writer and Content Coordinator

    The Redskins will hit the road to begin the preseason schedule in Baltimore followed by games at FedExField with the Packers and Bengals before wrapping up the schedule in Tampa Bay against the Buccaneers.

    The Washington Redskins on Monday announced their four-game 2017 preseason schedule, as they’ll open up on the road with the Baltimore Ravens before matchups with the Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals at FedExField. 

    Then, for the sixth time in the last seven years, Washington will travel to Florida for the preseason finale to take on the ... Read More

  • Mike Nelms Will Be Inducted Into D.C. Sports Hall Of Fame

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    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels: Staff Writer

    Three-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl champion Mike Nelms, a defensive back and return specialist with the Redskins, will be inducted into the Washington, D.C., Sports Hall Of Fame on July 9.

    Nelms was one of the most prolific kick returners in history, playing for five seasons for the Redskins from 1980-84, in which he won a Super Bowl and went to three consecutive Pro Bowls from 1980-82. He amassed more than 6,000 yards returning and is part of the 80 Greatest Redskins list.

    He joins a list of inductees that includes five-time ... Read More

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