Category Archives: Redskins

For UNC player, Redskins defensive coach fired as head coach of the Falcons

Arthur Smith, who was an offensive lineman at UNC from 2001-2005 and then served as a defensive coach for the Washington Redskins, was back at the Atlanta Falcons’ practice facility on Monday morning for a final meeting with his players after he was fired late Sunday night. Smith had the support of the players but that was not enough to overcome a third consecutive 7-10 finish. Please click here for more.

The case for Sam Howell to make his first Pro Bowl

The Washington Commanders, formerly the Redskins, see so much promise in the fifth-round pick from North Carolina. He might be sacked more than any other quarterback in the league but his highs put him among the best signal-callers playing today. There’s even some hope that Washington’s two-decade search for a long-term answer at the position might be over. Please click here for more.

In Raleigh, Theismann discusses life after football’s most famous injury

The College Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl-winning quarterback was giving a lecture entitled “The Challenge of Change” at the Cardinal community in North Hills. He is no stranger to the topic. The biggest change, of course, was the career-ending injury he suffered on “Monday Night Football” when he suffered a gruesome compound fracture of his leg while being sacked by Lawrence Taylor. Please click here for more.

Redskins to go by ‘Washington Football Team’ amid search for new name

The Washington Redskins will go by “Washington Football Team” in 2020 as the franchise searches for a new name for the long term, a league source confirmed. The temporary name will effectively retire the term “Redskins,” which Washington announced it would do earlier this month following the conclusion of an …

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Source:: Washington Times

Redskins tap Julie Donaldson to replace Larry Michael

The Washington Redskins have hired NBC Sports Washington’s Julie Donaldson to replace former senior vice president Larry Michael, according to multiple reports.

Donaldson will be in charge of hiring Michael’s replacement after the long-time play-by-play man abruptly retired last week in advance of the sexual harassment accusations made against him. …

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Source:: Washington Times