12.29.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
While the Washington Redskins struck early and took a 7-3 lead over the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter of Sunday’s season finale, they ultimately fell by a final of 44-17.
That early lead was the product of a 69-yard touchdown connection between quarterback Robert Griffin III and wide receiver DeSean Jackson.
Griffin III would finish the day 27-of-41 for a season-high 336 yards and his first rushing touchdown since Week 17 of the 2012 season, but he also had two costly turnovers in the red zone that stunted two separate drives.
Jackson, meanwhile, finished the day with 86 ... 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
12.12.2014 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
On Tuesday, December 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. our Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Macy's teamed up in order to donate 300 coats, scarves and hats for underserved youth this winter.
Mrs. Tanya Snyder, wife of owner Dan Snyder, assisted the children in selecting their coats and writing "Believe Letters" to Santa.
Macy's "Believe" campaign encourages children to write letters to Santa using their Santa Mail Letterboxes. For each letter mailed in store, Macy's will donate $1 up to $1 million, to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Additionally, Redskins Kirk Cousins, Jarvis Jenkins, Shawn Lauvao ... Read More
12.11.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
On Wednesday, December 10, the Washington Redskins announced FB Darrel Young as the team’s nomination to be the 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year.
The Man of the Year honor has been designated annually since 1970 by the NFL to recognize not only a player’s talent on the field, but also in the community through service and volunteer efforts.
Through his own individual efforts as well as work with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation (WRCF), Young has attended 33 community events this year.
Being raised in a military family, Young has also consistently supported military service members ... Read More
12.04.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
Today, we're throwing it back to Redskins K Tress Way's time as an Oklahoma Sooner for #ThrowbackThursday.
"I was going to hang up the cleats," says Tress Way, Redskins Punter. After going undrafted in 2013 and being cut from the Bears two seasons in a row, Way welcomed the call from the Redskins asking him to the practice facility for a workout.
In 2008, Way sat back as a redshirted punter for the University of Oklahoma Sooners. During the 2009 season, he took over the team's punting and posted impressive stats. Way averaged 44 yards in 250 ... Read More
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