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Josh Doctson day-to-day with hamstring injury

Wide receiver Josh Doctson left Sunday’s practice with a hamstring injury and the initial word is that he’s not expected to miss an extended period of time. Redskins coach Jay Gruden said on Monday that Doctson had an MRI that showed a “slight pull” of his hamstring. The coach called Doctson day-to-day when it came to [more]

Terrelle Pryor, Bashaud Breeland have shoving match during walkthrough

Training-camp fights usually happen when players are popping pads. For Washington on Monday, a couple of players ended up pushing and shoving during a walkthrough. Via John Keim of ESPN.com, cornerback Bashaud Breeland jammed receiver Terrelle Pryor aggressively at the line of scrimmage. Pryor didn’t like it. Shoving ensued before coach Jay Gruden booted Breeland for [more]

Josh Doctson leaves practice with hamstring injury

Washington had been encouraged by the progress of the new-look receiving corps, in large part because Josh Doctson was actually on the field. Until he wasn’t. According to John Keim of ESPN.com, the second-year wideout left practice Sunday with a hamstring problem. Doctson had looked promising in recent practices, leading coach Jay Gruden to rave [more]

Josh Norman feels picked on by bow-and-arrow celebration ban

The NFL has relaxed rules about on-field celebration by players, but not everything has been deemed OK by the powers that be. Celebrations involving the use of imaginary weapons are still against the rules, something that NFL official Carl Johnson confirmed in a visit to Redskins camp on Sunday. That meant a reminder for cornerback [more]

Kirk Cousins wasn’t “at peace” with long-term contract

When Washington and Kirk Cousins couldn’t come to a long-term contract in July, the quarterback said the time simply wasn’t right, and that he wanted to take another year to see where he and the team were. Now that he’s in the middle of training camp, Cousins said he’s still confident it was the right [more]

Terrelle Pryor is WR1 on the first Washington depth chart

Washington lost its two starting receivers from a year ago to free agency. It’s No. 1 receiver is now a guy who has only one full year at the position. To little surprise given his potential and performance to date, free-agent arrival Terrelle Pryor has received the “WR1” designation in the initial unofficial depth chart [more]

Rookie thinks NFL practice is easier than it is at Alabama

There’s a presumption that, at each new level of football, everything gets faster, tougher, harder. For NFL players who played college football at Alabama, that may not be the case. Ryan Anderson, a second-round pick in Washington, recently said that training is more trying in Tuscaloosa. “Practices there are a little bit rougher than [they [more]

Washington makes roster moves, signs two safeties

Washington switched out a pair of safeties. The Redskins signed Stefan McClure and Tim Scott, waiving Josh Evans and Earl Wolff IV to make room. McClure, 24, signed with the Colts as an undrafted college free agent in 2016. The Colts waived him May 1, 2017. He has never appeared in a regular-season game. McClure [more]

Sheldon Richardson says teams asked him to take pay cut in trade

There’s been talk about the Jets trading defensive end Sheldon Richardson since last season, but nothing has ever come to fruition. According to Richardson, that hasn’t been because of a lack of offers for his services. Richardson says that there were teams interested in acquiring him and named the Seahawks and Redskins as teams that [more]

Washington encouraged by Junior Galette’s burst

Washington has been hoping for Junior Galette to make an impact on their pass-rush for two seasons now. Both seasons, however, were wiped out by Achilles tears. Now, coach Jay Gruden thinks Galette is showing signs of his old form from his Saints days, when Galette had 22.0 sacks in 2013-14. “Dominant pass rushers like [more]

Jay Gruden’s loving having bigger receivers this year

Washington has had good receivers in the past. But coach Jay Gruden hasn’t enjoyed having a pair of guys with the size of Terrelle Pryor and Josh Doctson, and he’s eager to put that size to good use. Via Rick Snider of the Washington Post, Gruden said having the 6-foot-4 Pryor and the 6-2 Doctson [more]

Washington makes additions, changes to personnel department

Washington announced additions and new assignments for the team’s personnel department. It hired Brent Caprio as a scouting assistant, Chuck Cook as a college scout (Midwest), Harrison Ritcher as a BLESTO scout and Paul Skansi as a college scout (West Coast). Washington moved Cole Spencer to college scout (Southeast) and Roger Terry to college scout [more]

Jordan Reed seeing a specialist about his toe injury

Washington tight end Jordan Reed hasn’t practiced yet, and he isn’t even on site for training camp today. According to J.P. Finlay of CSNMidAtlantic.com, coach Jay Gruden said Reed had traveled to Charlotte to see a specialist about his big toe injury. Reed remains on the physically unable to perform list, and leaving town to [more]

Goodell doesn’t seem interested in more open-air, cold-weather Super Bowls

The “ultimate reality show” isn’t willing to repeatedly tempt fate. Three years ago, the NFL rolled the dice on a open-air, cold-weather Super Bowl, playing the game in New Jersey and narrowly avoiding a game-day winter storm. Plenty of other eastern cities aspiring to do the same, but Commissioner Roger Goodell seems skeptical about another [more]

Jay Gruden: Terrelle Pryor already is “one of the top guys in the league”

In Washington, the top two receivers left via free agency, and the top free-agent acquisition at receiver is a former quarterback. But coach Jay Gruden realizes that Terrelle Pryor could eventually be one of the league’s best receivers. Actually, Gruden seems to think Pryor already is. “I think had he made this decision sooner in [more]

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