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Bobby Mitchell, NFL Hall of Famer and the Washington Redskins’ first black player, dies at 84,

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Bobby Mitchell, the speedy Hall of Famer who became the Washington Redskins’ first black player, has died. He was 84. Mitchell split his career with the Cleveland Browns and Redskins and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1983.

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Monday, April 6th, 2020

Bobby Mitchell, the speedy Hall of Famer who became the Washington Redskins’ first black player, has died. Mitchell split his career with the Cleveland Browns and Redskins and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1983. The Hall of Fame said Sunday night that Mitchell’s family said he died in the afternoon but didn’t provide any other details.

Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Mitchell split his career with the Cleveland Browns and Redskins and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1983. The Hall of Fame said Sunday night that Mitchell's family said he died in the afternoon but didn't provide any other details. “The game lost a true legend today,” Hall of Fame President & CEO David Baker said in a statement.

Washington Redskins legend and Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dead at 84

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Mitchell, a halfback and flanker who played 11 seasons for the Browns (1958-61) and Washington Redskins (1962-68), was enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1983. He was named All-NFL three times and played in four Pro Bowls. Hall of Fame halfback Bobby Mitchell of the Washington Redskins makes a catch while Steelers defensive back Bill Daniels attempts to bring him down in a 23 to 21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on November 18, 1962 at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Penn It was unclea...

Redskins’ Derrius Guice sued by former marketing agent

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice is hoping to spark a major comeback in the 2020 NFL season. Unfortunately, he has now found some legal trouble to deal with this offseason. According to Matthew Paras of The Washington Times, Guice’s former marketing agent Fadde Mikhail is suing his for unpaid loans: A former agent for Derrius Guice filed a lawsuit against the Redskins running back and his current representation, claiming he was never repaid for loans and is owed a commission for en...

Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Bobby Mitchell, the speedy late 1950s and '60s NFL offensive star for the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins, has died. The Pro Football Hall of Fame said Sunday night that Mitchell's family said he died in the afternoon. The Hall of Fame didn't provide other details.

Redskins select CB Jeff Okudah, OL Josh Jones in 2020 mock draft with trade

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

If you had to take a guess as to what’s most likely to happen in the NFL Draft later this month, the safe thought is that the Washington Redskins will stick with their pick at No. and select DE Chase Young out of Ohio State. There have been some questions as to whether or not the Redskins would trade out of the pick if a prospective team were to offer them enough to do so, but it’s unlikely anyone will meet their asking price.

Derrius Guice sued by former marketing agent for loan, unpaid marketing fees

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Washington running back Derrius Guice has yet to lay the foundation for a major NFL payday. His former marketing agent may be getting one. Via the Washington Times, Fadde Mikhail has sued Guice for $500,000 in California.

Every NFL Team’s Worst 1st-Round Draft Pick of the Past Decade

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Draft Status: 2016, No. Overall Even though the Denver Broncos made a big mistake with Tim Tebow in 2010, their 2016 first-round pick looks even worse. Tebow posted below-average passing numbers, throwing for 2,422 yards, 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions in 35 outings.

Addition of TE Logan Thomas goes beyond production; it’s about culture

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Many people in the D.C. area were a bit underwhelmed when they received the news that the Washington Redskins signed tight end Logan Thomas in free agency. While the TE position was quite possibly the Redskins’ biggest area of need this offseason, they took a different approach to fill that roster hole, choosing to sign multiple low-profile players who can chip in to address the production issue, rather than a top-end free agent like Austin Hooper.