One of the marquee NFL franchises, the Washington Redskins have won three Super Bowls ( XVII, XXII and XXVI), and appeared in two others (VII and XVIII). Hall Of Famers associated with the Redskins include George Allen, Cliff Battles, Sammy Baugh, Bill Dudley, Turk Edwards, Ray Flaherty, Joe Gibbs,
Ken Houston, Sam Huff, Deacon Jones,
Stan Jones, Sonny Jurgensen, Paul Krause, Curly Lambeau, Vince Lombardi, George Preston Marshall,
Wayne Millner, Bobby Mitchell, John Riggins amd Charley Taylor.
Washington Redskins Name Change: American Indian Groups Release New Ad Ahead Of Super Bowl
A pair of American Indian advocacy groups pushing for the Washington Redskins' football club to change the team's name and mascot released a new online ad on Friday that imagines the team?s players and fans rejoicing without the visual reminders of the franchise name and logo. The 30-second spot -- titled ?Take it Away? -- was released by the Change the Mascot campaign and is timed with Super ...Washington Redskins hire Joe Barry as defensive coordinator
The former San Diego linebackers coach worked with Jay Gruden in Tampa Bay; he replaces Jim Haslett.Washington Redskins name Scot McCloughan new GM
The Washington Redskins hired long-time scout and former San Francisco 49ers general manager Scot McCloughan as the team's new GM on Thursday.Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris going to Pro Bowl
For the second consecutive season, Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris is heading to the Pro Bowl. Morris was added to the game Monday. He will replace Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. He and left tackle Trent Williams will represent the Redskins at the Pro Bowl to be played ...Prominent US civil rights group urges Redskins name change
A prominent US civil rights group is calling for the Washington Redskins to change its name, in a boost for opponents of the American football team's racially tinged moniker, the Washington Post reported Monday. Leaders of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, which works with the National Football League (NFL) to promote diversity in the league, told the Post that they had for months tried without ...Washington Redskins to interview Vic Fangio for DC job
The Washington Redskins were set to hire their defensive coordinator. However, when Vic Fangio became available the team changed gears and will interview the 49ers respected coordinator.Ex-NFL defensive back Smoot acquitted of domestic assault
(Reuters) - Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot was acquitted on Monday on a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault. Smoot, 35, was accused of grabbing his former live-in girlfriend, Valerie Jackson, during an altercation at a home in Ashburn, Virginia, in November. Smoot was found not guilty by a judge after a non-jury trial in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, the Loudoun ...Washington Redskins Miss out on Opportunity in Defensive Coordinator Search
The search to replace Jim Haslett as Washington Redskins defensive coordinator started out with a seemingly no-brainer decision. But it soon evolved into an elaborate maze of indecision, featuring seven candidates, where each road led to the same thing: This team missed an opportunity. To be clear, when referring to "this team", consider the phrase to mean the decision-making tree that counts ...Gibbs doesn't remember talk of deflated footballs in past
Joe Gibbs said he was shocked when he learned the NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs to gain an advantage over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game. The Hall of Fame coach said Monday he never heard of anything comparable happening when he worked for the Washington Redskins from 1981-92 and 2004-07, winning three Super Bowls along the way ...Redskins' Gruden alludes to significant roster moves
Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said he needs to have a more cohesive unit both on and off the field next year, citing media leaks as a major problem.
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