Archive for the ‘Washington Redskins’ Category

Oakland Raiders, not Redskins picked for this season of ‘Hard Knocks’

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Oakland Raiders, not Redskins picked for this season of 'Hard Knocks' originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com Washington Redskins take a sigh of relief. You're off the hook for HBO's 'Hard Knocks' for the 2019 season. HBO selected the Oakland Raiders for their 14th season of the show.

Lions sign David Fales as backup QB option, cut Connor Cook

Monday, June 10th, 2019

The Detroit Lions have signed quarterback David Fales and waived quarterback Connor Cook. Detroit also added offensive lineman Luke Bowanko and released safety David Jones on Monday. Fales replaces Cook as a backup candidate behind Matthew Stafford and Tom Savage.

Caps players celebrate one-year anniversary of Stanley Cup Championship

Friday, June 7th, 2019

Caps players celebrate one-year anniversary of Stanley Cup Championship originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com One year ago today, the Washington Capitals pulled off the biggest feat in franchise history, clinching their first-ever Stanley Cup Championship. It was the first championship for the Capitals in 44 years, and the first title for any Washington D.C. sports team in 26 years. The last professional D.C. team to win a championship was the Washington Redskins in the 1992 Super Bowl.

With Trent Williams’ future in question, Redskins attempted to add depth at tackle off waiver wire

Friday, June 7th, 2019

With Trent Williams' future in question, Redskins attempted to add depth at tackle off waiver wire originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com As the Redskins and Trent Williams try to move forward in their strained relationship, it appears the team is making contingency plans. A new report by ESPN's Field Yates reveals that the Redskins were planning to acquire LT Desmond Harrison off of waivers. Had it not been for the Cardinals, Washington would likely have received a backup option at LT if they and Williams are unable to come to terms.

NFL notebook: LT Williams reportedly wants out of D.C.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams wasn't present Tuesday for the start of the Washington Redskins' mandatory minicamp, and it was presumed he wanted a new contract. Instead, CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reported that Williams wants out of Washington because of how the team addressed surgery he had in April to remove a tumor from his scalp. La Canfora said numerous sources confirmed that Williams' issues with the Redskins are not related to money.

Trent Williams isn’t taking a risk with Redskins minicamp, but Brandon Scherff is

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Williams, seven times a Pro Bowl selection over his nine-year career, is staying away from the team due to frustration with the team's medical staff according to a CBS Sports report. Specifically, treatment of a growth on Williams' scalp that was surgically removed earlier this off-season. One source offered a similar angle to NBC Sports Washington.

Jay Gruden on Trent Williams holdout, medical rumors: ‘That’s between he and the doctors’

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Trent Williams is not at the Washington Redskins' mandatory minicamp. The 30-year-old left tackle was absent from the team's offseason practices for a second straight day Wednesday amid reports that he wants a new deal and has issues with the team's medical staff. Williams signed a five-year $66 million extension in 2015 that made him the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL.

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport: Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith continuing to wear leg brace means he won’t play in 2019

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport gives an update on the injury status of Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith.

NFL notebook: Bell works out at Jets’ minicamp

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Running back Le'Veon Bell took part in on-field workouts at the New York Jets' mandatory minicamp Tuesday after skipping most of the team's spring voluntary workouts. He worked with the first-team offense in 11-on-11 drills in what was his first competitive football since January 2018, when he last played for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bell sat out last season in a contract dispute and signed a four-year, $52.5 million contract with the Jets.

Redskins LT Williams wants new deal

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams skipped the start of mandatory minicamp Tuesday as he seeks a new contract with the Washington Redskins. Williams has two years left on his existing contract worth $24 million, which includes base salaries of $11 million in 2019 and $12.5 million in 2020. Redskins coach Jay Gruden confirmed Williams' absence.