06.16.2015 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
One hundred and fifty packages in thirty minutes. That’s 150 opportunities to change the life of a child or adult affected by sexual assault, domestic violence or sex trafficking.
On Monday, June 15 the Redskins hosted a Fear 2 Freedom (F2F) care packaging event where current players, rookies, and staff members gathered to help out. Kits were assembled that held clothing, a diary, toiletries, a “Freedom Bear” and, most significantly, a personalized note from the creator of the kit.
The afternoon opened up with Redskins Team President, Bruce Allen, introducing the event and F2F founder, Rosemary Trible:
“[Trible] Example ... Read More
06.15.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
The Redskins 2015 Training Camp schedule is finally here! The Bon Secours Training Center will be hosting the team from July 30 through Aug. 16.
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2015 BON SECOURS WASHINGTON REDSKINS TRAINING CENTER FAN SCHEDULE
The practices listed below are open to the public free of charge.. Gates will open at 9:30 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. on all open practice dates, unless otherwise noted below. Fans are encouraged to visit www.redskins.com/trainingcamp for up-to-the-minute information.
***DATES AND ... Read More
06.11.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
The votes are in! Players all around the NFL voted on the Top 100 players in the league. The Washington Redskins had TWO offensive powerhouses appear in the Top 50!
#50 is wide receiver DeSean Jackson
Last year, Jackson made his appearance at No. 63 on the NFL Top 100 as voted by his peers. In his single season with the Redskins, he has moved up 13 spots and led Washington with 1,169 receiving yards on 56 receptions during the 2014-15 NFL Season. Jackson also recorded a team-best six receiving touchdowns.
#47 is left tackle Trent Williams
Trent Williams ... Read More
06.08.2015 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
Outside of the lights, field and fans, the Washington Redskins have always found a way to give back to their community. And this past weekend was no different! In just 72 hours, the team attended over nine different charity events.
It all kicked off with Pierre Garçon's All White Charity Party on Thursday night! It was a classy spin on the traditional charity event in efforts to raise money for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington. Many Redskins players, coaches and friends came out to support the event
Alfred Morris visited Laurel Elementary School on Friday with ... Read More
06.02.2015 / Blog Posts Community Health and Wellness Redskins
DOWN, SET, HUT!
Several Redskins players helped to run a football clinic for the Dreams for Kids DC (DFKDC) foundation. Together they practiced everything from a simple catch to running routes and even punting and kicking! Will Compton, Shawn Lauvao, Kai Forbath, Alfred Morris, Nick Sundberg and Tress Way were all in on the festivities.
“We’re all happy to come out and help. You get a lot out of it when you give back,” commented LB Will Compton to WUSA9.
Even Morris shared a few of his secrets.
DFKDC is an organization dedicated to providing life-changing experiences to kids ... Read More
06.02.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Oh yes, with the first week of Redskins OTAs in the books we can finally start to smell not only a new season around the corner but the air of change.
OTAs, or Official Team Activities, are a crucial time for both coaches and players to benchmark all of their progress, plays, defensive calls and more. For the Washington Redskins, this is especially important with so many new men at the helm.
New GM Scot McCloughan is working especially hard to build one of the best and most physical teams in the NFL alongside the now, two-year head coach, Jay ... Read More
05.30.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Story and photos from Redskins.com
By necessity, and because it’s just good advice, the Jordan family motto is “Grow where you’re planted.”
To continue their theme, Raven Jordan, daughter of Redskins running backs coach Randy Jordan, was uprooted before her senior year, planted at Briar Woods High School in Loudoun County, Va., and grew her way to earning a full scholarship at the University at Buffalo to play volleyball.
On May 19, in front of family, friends, teammates and coaches, she signed her acceptance letter in her high school’s library, where, for just a moment, school ... Read More
05.28.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Redskins
Just before being named No. 78 on the NFL’s Top 100 List, linebacker Ryan Kerrigan underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday, May 19th.
Kerrigan is coming off of a career-high season with 13.5 sacks and five forced fumbles. He will enter the 2015 season with a total of 38 sacks moving him up in the history books with Brian Orakpo, Monte Coleman and Charles Mann.
“I’m proud to be able to represent the Redskins on the countdown this year,” Kerrigan said to Redskins.com.
After being drafted in 2011 from Purdue, 16th overall, he ... Read More
05.27.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Redskins
How do YOU #WellnessWednesday? We popped in on some of the Washington Redskins to see how they spent their time being active outside of football!
Redskins first-round draft pick Brandon Scherff has encountered quite the change of scenery since moving from Iowa to the fast pace of Loudon County, VA. In a rookie interview series with Larry Michael, Scherff shared some of his hobbies from back home:
“I started hunting in about 7th grade and I started fishing early with my dad whenever we could."
And I KNOW linebacker Trevardo Williams has been working on his dance ... Read More
05.12.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Get to know your Redskins Rookies!
It’s official; as of Tuesday, May 12th all ten of the Redskins 2015 NFL draft selections have signed their contracts.
Rookie Mini-Camp begins this weekend at Redskins Park, where the facilities are completely closed to veteran players Friday-Sunday. The Rookies will meet the coaches, attend team and position meetings, complete walk-throughs, and take the field for their first practices of the season and first practices as an NFL player. This will give them a taste of camp before the other players join later this month.
Let’s take a look at your ... Read More
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