Archives: Redskins

  • Plenty of questions linger after minicamp for Redskins

    John Keim

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Still unclear how safety, O-line will shake out The biggest question hasn't changed since Jan. 9. Will Robert Griffin III be ready for the start of training camp? If not, will he be ready to open the season? Now that the offseason workouts are finished, the answer to the first question remains...

  • Redskins will keep running zone read option with RGIII

    John Keim

    Updated: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

    RGIII's running attack too effective to ditch ASHBURN -- He defended the play much better than many defenses the Redskins faced last season. Andultimately, that's why Kyle Shanahan wants to stick with the zone read option. It's tough to stop. The Redskins worked the zone read option into...

  • Haslett press conference highlights: Excitement over the rookies

    John Keim

    Published: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

      Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett spoke to the media Wednesday for the first time this offseason. The main topic: the three rookie defensive backs and what to expect at safety. Here are some highlights: Haslett on: The rookie defensive backs: “I’ll start with David...

  • Josh Morgan happy to be be pain-free

    John Keim

    Updated: Tue, Jun 11, 2013

    Morgan feels better after a season of agony At an offseason practice a week ago, Josh Morgan showed the subtle differences in his game, fueled by two words he couldn't use last season: Pain free. This year, at least for now, those words translate into a spry Morgan. So he grabbed a slant pass...

  • Redskins minicamp June 11: Notes and observations

    John Keim

    Published: Tue, Jun 11, 2013

      …Quarterback Robert Griffin III was closer to running all-out sprints Tuesday, but the big test remains over the next month when he adds cutting to his rehab. Griffin, who according to multiple reports will see Dr. James Andrews again next week for a checkup, said he’ll start...

  • Rick Snider: No big changes on the way for Redskins' name, stadium

    Rick Snider

    Updated: Mon, Jun 10, 2013

    The Washington Redskins won't change their name for decades or return to the District for a new stadium. Oh, the Redskins will eventually amend their name, but no time soon. All this so-called political pressure and columnists calling for change mean nothing. There's no real leverage to force...

  • RGIII wants to be ready by the start of training camp

    John Keim

    Updated: Thu, Jun 6, 2013

    RGIII wants to be ready by training camp start ASHBURN -- Robert Griffin III continued to throw during practice; he continued to run and he continued to be optimistic about his chances for being ready at the start of the season. That's why, when asked if the start of training camp was a...

  • RGIII says 'without a doubt' being ready for start of camp is realistic

    John Keim

    Updated: Thu, Jun 6, 2013

    Robert Griffin III continued to throw during practice; he continued to run and he continued to be optimistic about his chances for being ready at the start of the season. That’s why, when asked if the start of training camp was a realistic possibility for his return, Griffin didn’t...

  • Redskins doubled over at tight end with Fred Davis, Jordan Reed

    John Keim

    Updated: Wed, Jun 5, 2013

    Davis and Reed create more options for offense The following is an excerpt from John Keim's mailbag at Redskins Confidential. Read more at washingtonexaminer.com/sports/redskins-confidential. How can Kyle [Shanahan] use [Jordan] Reed/[Fred] Davis to open up the passing game? - @jansjay...