Tag: Washington Redskins

Fan event with Washington Redskins coming to Richmond

The City of Richmond, Economic Development Authority, Enrichmond and SMG Richmond present a super fan event for Washington Redskins fans.

River City Golf Classic to welcome Washington Redskins back to Richmond on July 25

The River City Golf Classic will again offer golfers the opportunity to join the Washington Redskins organization for a day.

Blue-Grey All-American Combine returns to Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center

The Blue-Grey All-American Combine will continue its tradition of preparing the next generation of college football stars.

Redskins Hall of Famer Darrell Green joins George Mason athletics

NFL Hall of Famer and Washington Redskins legend Darrell Green will join the athletics department at George Mason University.

Squirrels welcome Washington Redskins to Richmond

The Richmond Flying Squirrels are hosting Welcome to Richmond Day in conjunction with the Washington Redskins arrival for Training Camp.

Washington Redskins training camp in Richmond opens to public on July 28

The Washington Redskins announced their 2016 training camp schedule, set to take place at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond.

Former Redskins punter headlines Staunton Military Academy reunion

Former Washington Redskins punter Mike Bragg will be the keynote speaker for the Staunton Military Academy Reunion Dinner.

What will it take to keep Kirk Cousins with the Redskins?

Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins picked a good time to have a career year. With his rookie contract expiring, Cousins can now command almost whatever he wants.

Redskins advancing effort to build new stadium: But where?

The Washington Redskins lease on FedEx Field expires in 2027. No time like the present to go ahead and beat the rush to getting a new stadium in line.

Hell to the Redkins: Packers storm back, knock off Washington, 35-18

Washington surged to an 11-0 second-quarter lead, but Green Bay stormed back in the second half to eliminate the Redskins from the 2016 NFL playoffs.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia Tech upset, Redskins

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks about the Virginia Tech upset of #4 Virginia and the Washington Redskins on his weekly sports chat on WREL.

Redskins host Green Bay on Sunday in NFL playoffs

The Washington Redskins will host the Green Bay Packers in a first-round NFL playoff game on Sunday at 4:40 p.m.

Washington Redskins waltz into playoffs, top Dallas Cowboys, 34-23

Kirk Cousins threw for three touchdown passes in the first half, pushing the Washington Redskins to a 34-23 win over the Dallas Cowboys

Redskins defeat Eagles, 38-24, clinch NFC East, playoff berth

The 2012 quarterback draft class has the Washington Redskins back in the playoffs.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham previews ACC bowl season

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., to talk sports.

Redskins blitz Bills, hold on to first in NFC East

Kirk Cousins threw for four touchdowns, and the Washington Redskins coasted to a 35-25 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Washington Redskins maintain share of NFC East lead, defeat Bears, 24-21

Robbie Gould missed on a 50-yard field-goal attempt with 1:45 to go, and the Washington Redskins held on for a 24-21 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Dallas Cowboys win wild Monday Nighter: Redskins lose ugly, 19-16

Don’t think about how pathetic it is that the Dallas Cowboys are 4-8, and only a game out of first place.

‘Skins in first: Washington holds off New York Giants rally, wins 20-14

Kirk Cousins threw for 302 yards, Eli Manning threw three interceptions, and Washington held off a late Giants rally in a 20-14 Redskins win on Sunday.

Carolina Panthers go to 10-0: Smack down Washington Redskins, 44-16

Cam Newton threw five touchdown passes, and the Panthers D held Washington to 14 yards rushing, as the Carolina Panthers dominated the Redskins, 44-16, on Sunday to go to 10-0.

Washington Redskins rout New Orleans Saints, 47-14

Kirk Cousins threw for a career-high four touchdowns, and the Washington Redskins torched the defenseless New Orleans Saints on Sunday, 47-14.

New England blasts Washington, 27-10

The Washington Redskins looked at Sunday’s game at unbeaten New England as a measuring stick for where they are. At the midway point of the 2015 season, the ‘Skins don’t measure up.

ACLU of Virginia opposes government cancellation of Redskins trademark

The ACLU of Virginia, the ACLU of the National Capitol Area and the national ACLU today filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse the cancellation of the Washington National Football League team’s trademarks on the grounds they are “disparaging.”

Washington Redskins complete historic comeback, stun Tampa Bay, 31-30

Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins rallied Washington from a 24-0 first-half deficit, completing the historic comeback with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Reed with 24 seconds left to lift the ‘Skins to a 31-30 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at FedEx Field.

Jets blitz Redskins in second half, win 34-20

The New York Jets overcame three first-half turnovers with a strong second half in a 34-20 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

Atlanta Falcons win on OT pick-six, down Washington Redskins, 25-19

Robert Alford intercepted a Kirk Cousins pass in overtime and returned it 59 yards for a touchdown that gave the Atlanta Falcons a 25-19 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

Washington Redskins rally, defeat Philadelphia Eagles, 23-20

Kirk Cousins connected with Pierre Garcon on a 4-yard TD pass with 26 seconds left to lift the Washington Redskins to a 23-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at FedEx Field.

Sloppy Redskins fall to Giants: New York wins, 32-21

Kirk Cousins threw two interceptions, Washington had a punt blocked into the end zone, and the Redskins fumbled at the goal line. Other than that, things went OK, aside from Eli Manning’s 279 yards and two touchdowns that lifted the New York Giants to a 32-21 win Thursday night.

Washington Redskins top St. Louis Rams, 24-10

Matt Jones ran for 123 yards and two touchdowns, leading the Washington Redskins to a 24-10 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at FedEx Field.

Reports: Washington Redskins mulling future of RG3

The Washington Redskins are again Team Turmoil, with published reports on Sunday detailing differences between coaches, front-office staff and ownership over the future of quarterback Robert Griffin III.

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Podcast: What’s wrong with the Nats?

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., with a focus on the question, What’s wrong with the Nats? Chris analyzes the Washington Nationals and what they can do to get back into the thick of things in the NL East pennant race.

RG3: The best QB in the NFL?

Maybe we need to give RG3 the benefit of the doubt when he says he feels he’s the best quarterback in the league.

Leverage point: Redskins want public money for new stadium, but not enough to change name?

The Washington Redskins want public money for a new stadium to replace their, eh, well, not exactly old stadium at FedEx Field. Which is another thing that is wrong with sports for another day. But today, the thing wrong with sports in regard to this story is that the team wants public money with no strings attached related to the controversial team nickname.

Poll: Virginia voters oppose Redskins name change

A new Public Policy Polling survey of Virginia voters has the state overwhelmingly opposed to changing the name of the NFL’s Washington Redskins.

Press Conference: Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen, GM Scot McCloughan

Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen and general manager Scot McCloughan talk with reporters on Friday.

Press Conference: Washington Redskins general manger Bruce Allen

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins finished the 2014 NFL season with a 4-12 record.

Washington Redskins, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett part ways

The Washington Redskins announced today that the team and Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett have mutually agreed to part ways.

Redskins sign eight to reserve/future contracts

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed the following eight players to Reserve/Future contracts.

Why is everybody dumping on Robert Griffin III?

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is this generation’s Ryan Leaf, the second pick behind a once-in-a-generation QB going bust. Except that he’s not Ryan Leaf, or anything close to it.

Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (4-12) concluded the 2014 NFL season with a 44-17 loss to NFC East champion Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

Press Conference: Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett talks with reporters after the Cowboys’ 44-17 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.