• 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

  • Seven Ways to Freshen Up Your Home

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    By Eliza Berkon

    After months of hanging out indoors and staring at your four walls, you might be ready for an interior-design change but lack the budget for major projects. Luckily, freshening up your home doesn’t require a wad of cash as much as it requires a touch of creativity. Try these easy and affordable methods:

    1. Fresh Flowers

    Adding fresh roses, tulips or an orchid to your kitchen table is a simple way to bring a splash of color, fresh scent and (quite literally) life to your eating space.

    2. Reconfigured Furniture

    Who needs new living room furniture ... Read More

  • WOW Member of the Month: April

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    Our April #WOWWednesday featured member for April is Sharon Butler!

    Sharon Butler has been a Redskins fan since 1983, when she started learning about football.

    Her favorite Redskins memory was the big Super Bowl XXII parade in 1988 when Doug Williams was Quarterback.

    Her best WOW memory was the Up Close and Personal Panel Discussion with Brian Mitchell, Shawn Springs, and Clinton Portis.

    Butler’s favorite former Redskins player is Clinton Portis. Her favorite current player is Ryan Kerrigan.

    Her favorite tailgate dish when she is at home is Buffalo Chicken Dip. If she is tailgating at the stadium, her ... 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

  • Terrelle Pryor To Be Inducted Into WPIAL Hall Of Fame

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    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels: Staff Writer

    One of the Redskins’ newest receivers, Terrelle Pryor Sr., will be inducted into the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Hall of Fame it was announced on Thursday.

    Pryor was one of the best two-sport athletes in WPIAL history at Jeannette High School, leading both the football and basketball teams to WPIAL and PIAA titles in his senior season.

    In football, Pryor was the only player in Pennsylvania history to rush and throw for 4,000 yards, and led his team to a 16-0 record, scoring nearly 60 touchdowns.

    While on the court, Pryor was just ... Read More

  • RECAP: WOW and WISE College Leadership Series

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    On Wednesday, April 5th, the Women of Washington (WOW), Women in Sports and Entertainment (WISE) and Division of Sport, Revreation and Tourism at George Mason University hosted a panel on GMU's campus featuring four successful women in the sports industry. During the panel titled Women in Sports Leadership – Challenges and Opportunities the group discussed their current roles in the industry, the road they took to get to where they are today and the different challenges that have come up in their career.  The panel featured the following guests:

    -Christine Bolger, Associate Director, Coaching Education at United States Olympic ... Read More

  • 16 Warm-Up Moves You Should Do Before Every Workout

    / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By: Sally Tamarkin- BuzzFeed News Reporter

    Donkey kicks

    Get on all fours with your wrists under your shoulders and knees under your hips. Keeping your knee bent at 90 degrees, lift one leg behind you until it reaches hip height. Squeeze your glutes and keep your foot flexed and your back straight. Do 15 reps, then switch sides and repeat.

    Single-leg deadlift

    With a slight bend in the knee of your weight-bearing leg, pull your shoulders back and keep your hips squared as you hinge at the hips, bending over and reaching toward the floor. Keep your back flat. Reach ... Read More

  • Football Operations Symposium for Women Just a Start

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    If you can help a team succeed, there is a place for you.

    That was among the many messages shared at the NFL's women's career development program during the owners' meetings.

    Dozens of women from across the NFL, along with several working at universities, attended the symposium at which they learned about football administration, operations, coaching and scouting. They went to presentations, panel discussions, breakout sessions and experienced networking opportunities with club and league executives.

    No press coverage. No social media entries about the discussions.

    Just honest, in-depth sharing of knowledge, advice, even war stories.

    "No event in ... Read More

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