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Giants, Redskins make picks and here are their 2018 NFL supplemental draft grades

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

The 2018 NFL supplemental draft came to a close Wednesday, with multiple players being selected for the first time since 2010, when fullback Harvey Unga and nose tackle Josh Brent went in the seventh round to the Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys, respectively. The Giants gave up a third-round selection in the 2019 NFL draft for the right to pick Western Michigan’s Sam Beal in Wednesday’s supplemental draft.

The Story of Adonis: This NFL supplemental draft candidate offers loads of intrigue

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Adonis Alexander is forthright about his shortcomings as a student at Virginia Tech. (Getty Images) Editor’s note: The Washington Redskins used a supplemental draft pick Wednesday on Virginia Tech defensive back Adonis Alexander.  Adonis Alexander is

Need to Know: Will Redskins QB Alex Smith pass for 4,000 yards this year?

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Betting tips: Smith surpassed 4,000 yards in the air for the first time in his 12-year NFL career in 2017. No, $60-Last year just looks like an outlier in Smith's career. Plus, if the Redskins can get some traction in the running game with the addition of Derrius Guice, Smith may not get the 550 or so pass attempts he'll need to get to 4,000.

2018 NFL Preview: Redskins coach Jay Gruden believes in Alex Smith, and he better be right

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Yahoo Sports is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial 2018 power rankings. The Washington Redskins emerged from the Kirk Cousins contract debacle as well as could reasonably be expected.

Need to Know: The Redskins week that was—Secondary outlook, stock up-down

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Redskins stock watch-Three up, three down-It's funny how things can work out to the detriment of a player's career. The Redskins were in agreement with many scouts and analysts that Tim Settle would have been a decent choice in the third round and a good value in the fourth. The Redskins had no plans to add another nose tackle after drafting Daron Payne in the first round but when Settle was still there with the 163rdpick went on the clock they couldn't pass him up.

These NFL players went on a 3 a.m. shopping spree to buy toys for migrant children

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Most NFL players are laser-focused on training and conditioning for the upcoming season right now, but Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman and New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis are finding time to also give back in a major way. This week, the athletes teamed up for a 3 a.m. trip to Walmart to buy toys and backpacks for migrant children who were separated from their families as part of President Trump's " zero tolerance" immigration policy , reports The Washington Post . The pair worked in collaboration with the nonprofit Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) to personally hand out supplies and 20 boxes of pizza to the kids in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday.

Josh Norman apologizes for Amari Cooper rant having been duped by Jonathan Allen

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

It seems Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper has every reason to be confused about Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman blasting him following a game between the two teams last September. Norman was incensed at Cooper and his Raiders teammate Michael Crabtree for supposedly bragging about how much the duo was going to be able to do against Washington’s defense. As long as I’ve been here, I’ve never bragged before or after a game,” Cooper said at the time.

Do-Gooder Josh Norman volunteers time to help struggling immigrant families

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Norman posted multiple Instagram stories of him and Saints linebacker Demario Davis at a San Antonio Walmart around 3 a.m., buying backpacks, toys, toiletries, snacks and more. Davis posted the two picking out gifts at Walmart on his Twitter.

Need to Know: Can Redskins RB Derrius Guice top 1,000 yards rushing as a rookie?

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Before taking a snap in a game, Derrius Guice has become the most popular Redskins rookie since Robert Griffin III in 2012. Just like we did yesterday when predicting the team's record, let's break out $100 in imaginary casino chips and look at expectations for Guice in 2018. 0-400 yards, $10-A floor of 400 yards is about right for Guice.

You know who has the 2018 Redskins going really deep in the playoffs? Alex Trebek

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Alex Trebek doesn't get to talk sports on Jeopardy! all that often, and the few times he does, it's only because the show's contestants are clueless about them and he has to give them answers to basic questions while doing his best not to ruthlessly embarrass them on TV. During a recent stop at ABC7, though, Trebek was able to chat about the Redskins for a few seconds on his own accord, and in those few seconds, he went all in on another Alex and the rest of the Burgundy and Gold. "Redskins, this is your year," Trebek continues as he sternly looks into the camera.