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Redskins Have Found A Kicker

Posted by Chris Herting on January 30, 2013 – 11:28 am


Kickers and punters usually don’t receive the kind of recognition and accolades as the rest of the 53-man roster. Simply put, the nature of the position does not demand the same degree of physicality as other positions.

While receivers and running backs are called “the skill positions,” specialists are the ultimate skill players.

The tradeoff for physicality is a necessity for consistent excellence, while striving for perfection.

The position requires a reassurance and a mental toughness with the ability to rise above the pressure of 80,000 screaming fans with the game and/or season on the line. There is a sense of reliance that comes with the territory.

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Royster Ready For Different Kind Of ‘Chip’

Posted by Stephen Czarda on January 30, 2013 – 2:11 am

Evan Royster

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As the DMV slowly dethaws from the blistering cold weather this past week, forecasts predict warmer weather upon the horizon. While the NFL season come to a conclusion this weekend, thoughts are beginning to shift towards spring and summer plans.

While the NFL is no doubt the best league in the United States, as the season ends and the temperatures rise, spring brings one of the best times of  the year for sports fans.

The NFL Draft, MLB Opening Day, NCAA March Madness, the NBA playoffs, and the NHL Playoffs are among the best sporting spectacles of the season.

However, as the thermometer increases the grass isn’t the only green that can be seen. The Masters is internationally recognized for its green jacket given to the winner of the prestigious tournament.

The PGA Tour “chipped” into full force this past weekend and perked the interest of two Redskins players.

Find out what the players had to say here about their “driving”  desire of the game:

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Young Knows Keys To Beating Flacco

Posted by Christopher Mudd on January 30, 2013 – 2:04 am

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As the Ravens arrive in New Orleans today for Super Bowl XLVII Redskins’ fullback Darrel Young probably wishes it were his team representing the NFC on Sunday instead of the San Francisco 49ers.

Beside the obvious reason that the Super Bowl is the pinnacle of the National Football League, Young has had success in his football career against Ravens’ quarterback Joe Flacco some may not be aware of.

Young played his college football as a linebacker at the University of Villanova. Flacco threw one pass in two seasons at the University of Pittsburgh before transferring to the University of Delaware. Both teams are FCS members of the Colonial Athletic Association.

Flacco and Young’s college careers overlapped, giving them two opportunities to faceoff against each other. Both were starters on opposite sides of the ball for both contests. Here’s a look back: Read more »

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Cheerleaders Visit Warriors for Super Bowl

Posted by Melissa O'Hara on January 30, 2013 – 1:55 am


With the Super Bowl right around the corner, we thought we’d check in with the First Ladies of Football to see what their plans might be. We sat down with Michelle, a team captain who just finished her 6th year on the team, about her plans to visit the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for their Super Bowl Party.

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