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Fan gets signed Dan Snyder photo in response to plea to keep Kirk Cousins

When Washington fan Matt Fraedrich wrote a personal letter to Dan Snyder in December, what he was hoping to get out of it was a long-term commitment from the franchise to quarterback Kirk Cousins. What he actually got was something very different. Fraedrich got a signed photograph of team owner Daniel Snyder. “There wasn’t even [more]

Poll of agents has Bruce Allen as least-trusted executive

Washington’s Bruce Allen is the NFL executive that player agents trust the least in contract negotiations. That’s the word from a poll of 25 agents conducted by USA Today, which found that Allen ranks dead last in how much trust he engenders from the folks on the other side of the table in contract talks. [more]

Ryan Kerrigan: Loss of Jonathan Allen was “huge” for Washington defense last year

The Washington Redskins had high hopes for first-round pick Jonathan Allen last season. The unanimous All-American and SEC Defensive Player of the Year at Alabama was off to a strong start in his first five games in D.C. before a Lisfranc injury ended his season in mid-October. In retrospect, linebacker Ryan Kerrigan called the loss [more]

Washington re-signs Tony Bergstrom

Washington announced it has re-signed offensive lineman Tony Bergstrom. He played in 13 games with three starts last season, including four games with the Ravens in the first half of the season. Bergstrom, 31, joined Washington on October 25 and played in nine games with three starts at center. Bergstrom originally entered the NFL as [more]

Brandon Scherff 2019 option has been exercised

Guard Brandon Scherff is now officially under contract through the 2019 season. Albert Breer of SI.com reports that the Redskins have exercised their option on Scherff’s contract for next year. The option is guaranteed against injury only, so the team could reverse course and rescind the option before it kicks in. Scherff, who was the [more]

Ty Nsekhe signs tender

All 32 teams will have their offseason programs up and running on Monday and that means it is time for teams to take care of outstanding housekeeping on their rosters. One such bit of business got taken care of in Washington. The Redskins announced that tackle Ty Nsekhe has signed his restricted free agent tender. [more]

RG3’s advice to rookie QBs: Listen to your coaches, they’ll make you better

As the second overall pick of the 2012 NFL draft, Robert Griffin III got off to a brilliant start but ultimately disappointed, amid talk that he and coach Mike Shanahan did not see eye to eye. Which makes Griffin’s advice to this year’s crop of top quarterback prospects interesting. Griffin was asked what he’d tell [more]

Washington waives Otha Peters, Orion Stewart

Washington waived linebacker Otha Peters and safety Orion Stewart on Friday. Peters, 24, played in three games last season after being promoted to the 53-player roster on December 12. Washington first signed him to the practice squad on November 13. He began his NFL career with the Seahawks, but they waived him at the end [more]

Report: Dez Bryant not on radar in Washington right now

Dez Bryant is a free agent and he reportedly expressed a desire to see the Cowboys twice this year after getting his walking papers in Dallas. As anyone familiar with the league’s scheduling rules is well aware, the three teams set to face the Cowboys twice in 2018 are the other three teams in the [more]

Report: Dez Bryant said he’d see Cowboys twice this year

Despite years of declining production, Dez Bryant should still be able to help many teams. And he may want to get a little revenge at the same time. According to Mickey Spagnuolo of the Cowboys’ team website, Bryant walked out of the team facility saying “I’ll see guys twice this year.” The idea of Bryant [more]

Josh Norman will be Dancing with the Stars

The long-running ABC show Dancing with the Stars is ramping up for another season and all of the contestants in this year’s edition will come from the sports world. Football players have been a staple of the show even when the cast has included celebrities from different walks of life and this year’s group will [more]

Alex Smith on expectations for Monday: Just come in and be myself

Alex Smith won’t need a name tag when he shows up to work on Monday, but Washington’s new quarterback might need his new teammates to wear them as he meets most of them for the first time. “Be myself, get to know my teammates, get familiar with the offense,” Smith said, via Kareem Copeland of [more]

Doug Williams refuses to rule out another quarterback

Even though they’re well-set for a starter after trading for Alex Smith, and even though they cut a guy after trading for third-stringer Kevin Hogan, Washington vice president of player personnel Doug Williams didn’t rule out drafting another quarterback. “When we get to [No.] 13, we’ve got to see who’s there,” Williams told Kimberley Martin [more]

Rugby player Jordan Mailata visiting with five teams this week

After an impressive workout in front of scouts in Florida at the end of March, rugby player Jordan Mailata is now visiting with a handful of NFL teams as the draft approaches. The 21-year old Australian National Rugby League player has five visits set up this week, according to Gil Brandt of NFL.com. After visiting [more]

Washington cutting quarterback Stephen Morris

Washington found a third quarterback last week, so they no longer needed the guy who was third on the depth chart. PFT has confirmed that Washington is releasing quarterback Stephen Morris. He was surplus to requirements after Kevin Hogan was acquired in trade, giving them a third-stringer behind Alex Smith and Colt McCoy with a [more]

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