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  • Wed., Jul. 30, 2014 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT Live Player Press Conference A select Redskins player talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, VA. on July 30, 2014.
  • Wed., Jul. 30, 2014 3:50 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden talks to the media following  practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, Va. on July 30, 2014.
  • Wed., Jul. 30, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT Live Player Press Conference A select Redskins player talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, VA. on July 31, 2014.
  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 3:50 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden talks to the media following  practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, Va. on July 31, 2014.
  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Aug. 01, 2014 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT Live Player Press Conference A select Redskins player talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, VA. on Aug. 1, 2014.
  • Fri., Aug. 01, 2014 3:50 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Center in Richmond, VA. on August 1, 2014.
  • Fri., Aug. 01, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Mon., Aug. 04, 2014 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT Live Player Press Conference A select Redskins player talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, VA. on Aug. 4, 2014.

Leaving For A Super Week In Indianapolis

Posted by Brian Tinsman on January 31, 2012 – 5:59 pm

In 24 hours, I will be in the native land of Ryan Kerrigan and Rex Grossman–the great state of Indiana.

Even though the Redskins will not be directly participating in Super Bowl XLVI, I will be flying to Indianapolis tomorrow to work, volunteer and partake in the festivities.  Tropical Indianapolis, here I come!

My primary interests in the events are to help the NFL with public relations for the duration of the week, and of course Sunday’s big game.  But from my bird’s eye view, I will also be able to bring you continuing coverage of Redskins players, fans and interests, as the week unfolds.

I’m most excited to be covering the Super Bowl Breakfast, at which London Fletcher will receive the Bart Starr Award for his hard work and dedication, both on and off the field.  I will also give you a rundown of relevant Redskins references out and about.  I expect it to be a lot of fun, a moderate amount of hard work, and not all that much sleep.

If you have any suggestions, scoops or insight, give me a tweet (@Redskins) and/or leave a comment on the blog.  I look forward to an exciting week, and I’m prepared to be your inside source.  Wish me luck, check the The Official Redskins Blog, and as always–HTTR.


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A Happy Belated Birthday Song For No. 85

Posted by Brian Tinsman on January 31, 2012 – 5:32 pm

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Twenty-three years ago (yesterday), the tick-tock started on the ‘Hank Time’ clock.  Via Leonard Hankerson’s twitter (@HankTime85):

It didn’t go completely unnoticed in Redskins Nation that Monday was Hankerson’s big day, I confess that I just didn’t have a compelling reason to write about it.

That is, until Hankerson spent his first full day as a 23-year-old reading with area children as part of the Charitable Foundation’s ‘Redskins Read’ program.  Then it became a very special event for everyone.

The students and staff at the Longview School were very appreciative of their visitor, and had a big birthday welcome for the young receiver: Read more »


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Hankerson, FedEx Deliver ‘Redskins Read’

Posted by Brian Tinsman on January 31, 2012 – 4:19 pm

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Earlier this afternoon, Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson joined FedEx workers to read to and distribute Redskins Read activity books to students at the Longview School in Germantown, Md.

This is the 13th year for the Redskins Read program, which was established by the Redskins Charitable Foundation at its inception in 2000.  This is the fourth year that the Redskins have teamed up with FedEx, in an effort to spread literacy and learning in the metropolitan area.

The Redskins will distribute approximately 360,000 activity books this year to various area schools.  Since 2009, FedEx has helped the Redskins ship more than 480,000 books.

Longview School–a special education school for disabled children–was selected by the Redskins this year thanks to a teacher, Josh Schechter, who wrote a letter requesting a visit from players.  He told the organization that he had the biggest Redskins fans in his school and classroom, and he was right.

The school colors for Longview happen to be Burgundy and Gold, and most students and staff show their school and team spirit throughout the year.

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