02.05.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
This week’s #ThrowbackThursday marks a historic moment worth honoring.
On January 31, 1988, former Washington Redskins player Doug Williams became the first African American quarterback to not only play in a Super Bowl, but to win the game and earn the MVP title.
Williams, now 59, helped the Redskins defeat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII at the Jack Murphy stadium in San Diego, California. The final score was Washington 42, Denver 10.
The former quarterback eventually retired from the sport after the 1989 season and went on to take on head coaching roles at numerous schools including ... Read More
01.26.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
While Alfred Morris was representing the Redskins in the Pro Bowl on Sunday, Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson was helping judge the Miss Universe Pageant.
Jackson was one of 10 celebrity judges. Other celebrity judges included actor and previously named Sexiest Man Alive in People En Espanol magazine, William Levy, music producer Emilio Estefan, baseball player Giancarlos Cruz-Michael Stanton and boxer superstar Manny Pacquiao.
Colombian fashion-journalist Nina Garcia was also on the panel and was joined by "The Hills" star Kristin Cavallari, fashion guru Louise Roe, and "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Lisa Vanderpump.
Miss Colombia, Paulina Vega, was ... Read More
01.20.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
We now have two players to watch! Alfred Morris will join tackle Trent Williams in Arizona next weekend as a Redskins Pro Bowl representative for the 2014 season.
The National Football League made it official on Monday that running back Alfred Morris has been selected to the 2015 Pro Bowl in place of Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. The annual contest of the NFL's best will take place Sunday, January 25th at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona.
Morris becomes the first Redskins running back selected to consecutive Pro Bowls since Stephen Davis (1999-00). Morris’s selection is ... Read More
01.08.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
In honor of Redskins Tackle Trent Williams' third consecutive NFL Pro Bowl selection since 2012, we’re throwing it back to his last three seasons with the team. Williams' selection is also the third of his career. This year's selection was announced on Tuesday, December 23rd.
“It's extremely humbling to know that your hard work and dedication pays off again and that people around the league – my peers – recognize my efforts and continue to vote me as one of the league's best,” Williams said.
Despite his recent injury, Williams, 26, is in his fourth season as an ... Read More
12.27.2014 / Redskins
For the third consecutive season, Redskins RB Alfred Morris has surpassed the 1,000 yards rushing milestone!
Drafted to the Redskins as a sixth round pick from Florida Atlantic University in 2012, Morris has started every game of his career in the NFL.
In Saturday’s victory over the Eagles alone, Morris posted 21 catches for 83-yards and 1 TD.
Morris now joins Redskins greats John Riggins, Clinton Portis and Stephen Davis as the only players in franchise history to have three season over 1,000 yards.
Congratulations, Alfred! Read More
12.26.2014 / Redskins
Monday, December 22, 2014, marked the 18th anniversary of the Redskins’ last game at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C.
RFK Stadium, formerly known as D.C. Stadium, first opened its doors to the team on October 1, 1961.
Throughout the team’s 36-year-run at RFK, they posted an impressive 173 victories over 102 losses.
In true Redskins fashion, the team ended their time at RFK Stadium with a 37-10 win over the Cowboys to close out the 1996 regular season.
Since leaving RFK Stadium, the team has played at FedExField in Landover, MD.
12.25.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
Since it is the holidays we thought we would share with you some of our favorite moments of the season. It's always a treat to see some of the NFL's best being brought down at the hands of the Redskins! We hope you enjoy these as much as we do.
1. Browns: Kerrigan vs. Manziel
During the Redskins pre-season matchup with the Browns, LB Ryan Kerrigan welcomes rookie Johnny Manziel to the NFL the only way he knows how.
2. Eagles: Orakpo vs. Foles
Although these two have spent most of the season on the sidelines, during the ... Read More
12.23.2014 / Redskins
Early into his first season with the Redskins, it was clear that WR DeSean Jackson was going to have a huge impact.
During this Saturday’s victory over the Eagles, he solidified his place in franchise history, becoming the fifth Redskin to reach 1,000 receiving yards in his first season.
Additionally, Jackson recorded 126-yards during the game, including two catches over 50-yards each which both led to touchdowns.
Through these, Jackson also joins Bobby Mitchell and Art Monk as the only Redskins with at least six 100-yard games in a single season.
We can’t wait to see what ... Read More
12.22.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
The Washington Redskins on Saturday hosted the Philadelphia Eagles at FedExField in a game that ended up going in the burgundy and gold’s favor, as a solid all-around effort netted a 27-24 victory.
The win, which snapped a six-game losing streak, also eliminated the Eagles from playoff contention.
Offensively for the Redskins, quarterback Robert Griffin III made his first start since Week 13 vs. the San Francisco 49ers.
The third-year Baylor product was 16-for-23 for 220 yards and a quarterback rating of 81.8.
One hundred and twenty-six of those yards came in connection with wide receiver DeSean Jackson ... Read More
On Monday, December 15, the Redskins locker room at FedExField was transformed into Santa’s workshop and filled with presents for over 1,000 underserved community youth
In order to provide as many toys as possible, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation teamed up with the United States Marine Corp and their Toys for Tots charity.
Several Redskins players including, Chris Baker, Je’Ron Hamm, Shawn Lauvao, Alfred Morris, Niles Paul, Tevita Stevens, Tress Way and Darrel Young, joined in on the event and helped spread holiday cheer.
Santa Claus also made an appearance and assisted the children in selecting their ... Read More
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