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
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
08.04.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
In February Washington Redskins signed 8-year NFL Vet, Ricky Jean-Francois, to a three-year deal. He formerly played for the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers, becoming well-known for his unstoppable versatility on the defense – the perfect fit for a fresh defensive scheme under 'Skins new defensive coordinator, Joe Barry!
Today he took to @Redskins Twitter to answer fan questions!
07.23.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion Redskins
The only downside to summer is that our hearts are set on the football season...which is only 50 days away! So how do we get through this last stretch?
A Summer Cook-Out, Redskins Style!
Check out some of these easy DIY tricks to transform any BBQ into a Hog Heaven!
You can purchase a small, flat wooden piece such as the one above from practically any craft store. They also come in many different banner sizes. With the addition of burgundy and gold paints and a corresponding ribbon – you can transform any entrance in your home!
Can we say ... Read More
07.16.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Dennis Launarey, author of The Best Ladies’ Guide to Football So Far, shares his football knowledge with WOW in our Know Football Segment!
First we taught you the Pre-Snap Read, now see what happens on the other side of the ball – Defense!
Have you ever wondered how Ryan Kerrigan has become a man of many tackles? Here’s how:
Prior to the snap and depending on the kind of offense your team is facing, a Defender will watch (key) a certain position as the play begins.
Typically this position will be an offensive lineman. How that position moves ... Read More
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