Posted on: April 7, 2010 11:25 am
The hysteria surrounding the Redskins' landing of former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb in a trade hasn't even settled yet, and the 'Skins are already eyeballing another big deal.
This time, they're reportedly looking for offers for DT Albert Haynesworth , says the Washington Post .
Haynesworth was paid a monsterous $21 million bonus by the Redskins on April 1, but already, coach Mike Shanahan has apparently asked GM Bruce Allen to start looking for teams that might want to deal for him.
The team officially declined comment to the Post , but flatly denied trade rumors to ESPN.
hich cited people familiar with the situation in noting that the Redskins would prefer to send Haynesworth elsewhere before the team's minicamp on April 16, to avoid any possible distractions in the event that Haynesworth attends the voluntary camp.
Posted on: March 17, 2010 8:59 am
Posted on: February 3, 2010 12:59 pm
The Philadelphia Daily News reports that the Eagles have signed former Redskins punter Durant Brooks . Brooks will compete with restricted free agent Sav Rocca for the punting spot.
Brooks was awarded the Ray Guy Award in his senior year at Georgia Tech for being the best punter in the country. He was drafted by the Redskins in 2008, but only played six games with the franchise before winding up on the Green Bay Packers practice squad for the remainder of the season.
He was not on any NFL team roster last season.
Posted on: December 18, 2009 10:24 am
Former Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan has been in discussions to become the Washington Redskins' next head coach, according to the Denver Post.
Redskins owner Daniel Snyder began housecleaning by bringing in Bruce Allen to replace Vinny Cerrato as general manager.
The Allen-Shanahan partnership appears ready to take control of the struggling franchise.
Posted on: November 30, 2009 12:32 pm
The battle-damaged Philadelphia Eagles continue to feel the bite of the injury bug. This time, they could go into Sunday's game against the Falcons in Atlanta without wide receivers DeSean Jackson and Brent Celek , the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
In the Eagles' win over the Redskins on Sunday, Jackson suffered a concussion after getting leveled by London Fletcher after a catch in the third quarter. Celek said after the game that he might have damaged ligaments in his left hand, which was heavily wrapped as he left the field after the Washington game.
Jackson and Celek have been QB Donovan McNabb 's most productive targets this season, combining for 11 touchdowns and 1,370 receiving yards.
Posted on: November 23, 2009 3:33 pm
Running back Ladell Betts suffered left MCL damage in the first quarter, and right guard Chad Rinehart suffered a fractured right fibula in the third quarter of the Redskins' 7-6 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Posted on: November 20, 2009 11:33 am
The Washington Times reports that Redskins running back Clinton Portis will sit out for the second straight game, as Portis is still apparently feeling the effects of a concussion suffered against the Atlanta Falcons on Nov. 8.
Coach Jim Zorn said in the article that Portis is still unable to practice. Until he can practice with the team, allowing Zorn to evaluate his progress, Zorn will hold him out of the game as a precautionary measure.
"I want to see him practice, and I want to see him have those days where when he practices he doesn't have residual problems," Zorn said, as quoted in the article.
Zorn said Portis "is just foggy enough" to warrant holding him out of practice.
Posted on: November 9, 2009 10:54 am
On Sunday, Clinton Portis left the game against the Atlanta Falcons with a concussion and became the Redskins' fourth starter - and third 2008 Pro Bowl pick - to be sidelined, according to the Washington Times.
Portis suffered the concussion when he and Atlanta safety Thomas DeCoud banged helmets late in the first quarter. Portis was on the turf for a couple of minutes before being helped to his feet.
Pro Bowl left tackle Chris Samuels (neck) is done for the season and maybe for his career. Pro Bowl tight end Chris Cooley (ankle) is not supposed to return before Week 13 at Philadelphia. And right guard Randy Thomas is done for the year and perhaps his career with a torn triceps.