Monthly Archives: May 2012

5 unmistakable signs it’s May 26 on the NFL calendar


By Mark Pierce Today was not an especially slow news day, NFL-wise. A slow day is when NFL OTA’s are the main story. No, today was brutal. It is somewhat humorous to see what some of my blogger brethren have … Continue reading

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Skins get burned, Boys get poked by league


Editorial By Mark Pierce If one considers the absolute audacity of today’s decision by arbitrator Stephen Burbank to dismiss the challenge of the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys to salary caps imposed by the league, one must accept that no … Continue reading

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Fun and games on day one OTA’s


By Mark Pierce There’s excitement in the air at Redskins park today, where the team got off to an excellent start in OTA’s. Light rain was coming down at practice time, so practice was held in the bubble. Several key … Continue reading

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Redskin’s OTA’s begin today


By Mark Pierce Along with most of the rest of the league, Washington’s organized team activities will begin today at Redskins park in Ashburn. The team has enjoyed over 95% percent participation in the off-season conditioning program, which bodes well … Continue reading

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Born under a bad sign


By Mark Pierce If if weren’t for bad luck, the saying goes, Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters would have no luck at all. On March 27th, Peters tore his achilles tendon, effectively ending his season for the year. But … Continue reading

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National Coach-Speak Hyperbole Day


By Mark Pierce It’s not listed on my calendar, but today, May 19th 2012, was apparently designated National Coach-Speak Hyperbole Day by someone in charge. Maybe there was a memo I didn’t get. Maybe there exists a special NFL coach … Continue reading

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Fourth round selection Keenan Robinson agrees to four year deal with Redskins


By Mark Pierce Because of the CBA signed last year following the lockout, rookie draft picks are signing with teams at a record rate this year. There simply isn’t a lot to debate about. All rookie draft picks are signed … Continue reading

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