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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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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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2012 Washington Redskin pre-season roster


Mike Jones at the Washington Post, Shae Cronin at Bleacher Report, and the ubiquitous Rich Tandler, from csnwashington.com, all had great pieces on the ‘Skins today. Collectively, these guys provide an incisive point of view about where the Redskins are heading in … Continue reading

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NFL media analysis gives rise to faux QB controversy in DC


By Mark Pierce Media talking heads are paid to talk. That can be unfortunate. Such was the case when the Washington Redskins chose Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins in the fourth round of this year’s draft. Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and … Continue reading

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Team unveils 2012 Minicamp and OTA Schedule; Offseason conditioning slated to begin Monday


by Mark F. Pierce The Washington Redskins released the schedule for the 2012 mini-camps and OTA’s on Friday. Under the new collective bargaining agreement, the number of organized team activities have been reduced from fourteen to ten while the offseason … Continue reading

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Redskins come to terms with Fletcher


by Mark F. Pierce At the end of what what was perceived of as an unusually long negotiation, team officials announced today that the widely publicized bargaining sessions between the team and inside linebacker London Fletcher have concluded successfully. Fletcher … Continue reading

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Redskins front office, area businesses, industrious in pre-draft interlude


Imagine a world where the next vicious storm lives lurking on the next horizon. Where the sky is composed of an invariably gloomy slate, excepting those frequent occasions when it becomes by turns even darker and more threatening. Yes, football … Continue reading

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