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More On New Cornerback Justin Rogers

Posted by Jake Kring-Schreifels on December 10, 2014 – 6:35 pm

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The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday morning the signing of free agent cornerback Justin Rogers.

He has some experience intercepting passes from elite quarterbacks, like this pick against Tom Brady.

Rogers, in his fourth season out of Richmond, was drafted by the Bills in the seventh round in 2011 where he amassed 73 tackles and three interceptions over 34 games.

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The 5-foot-11, 180 pounder uses speed as his weapon. At the combine he ran a 4.40 on the 40-yard dash and made a strong impact at Richmond as a kick returner. He led the Colonial Athletic Association conference in punt return average (12.4 yards) and set the CAA record for kick return yards in a career, most notably passing Brian Westbrook on the all-time list.

 


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Roberts And Breeland Move On As ‘Brothers’

Posted by Jake Kring-Schreifels on December 10, 2014 – 5:10 pm

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A brief scuffle during practice today between wide receiver Andre Roberts and cornerback Bashaud Breeland was ultimately a small matter.

Roberts took to Twitter this afternoon affirming his good spirits and strong relationship with Breeland, using his positive energy to look towards Sunday’s matchup against the New York Giants.

Coach Jay Gruden addressed the incident Wednesday.

“You don’t want fights at practice, but guys are a little frustrated and things happen when football players are competing,” he said. “I like the competitive nature of guys competing at practice, one-on-ones. We had some good, competitive team drills today, but that was a rarity. That doesn’t happen very often and we addressed it.”


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Ryan Kerrigan Visits With Kids At Children’s National

Posted by Andrew Walker on December 10, 2014 – 4:45 pm

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Yeah, being in the hospital isn’t exactly the most ideal way to spend your holiday season, but for a second straight year, Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan did his best Santa impression to spread some cheer.

Kerrigan on Tuesday took part in his second-annual “Ryan’s Reindeer Rush,” in which he surprised several patients at Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C., with an impromptu visit, which was arranged through his Blitz For The Better foundation.

It was awesome being able to go around the various rooms with Kerrigan and see the pure joy in these children’s eyes as they met the fourth-year outside linebacker, who, with three games to go this season, has already established a career high with 11.5 sacks.

But, as Kerrigan told me, as excited as the children were to see him, he was just as ecstatic to have the opportunity to make a few new friends on Tuesday.

In fact, in a bit of good timing, we had the chance to meet 3-year-old Enrique, whose family are huge Redskins fans, and his father just happened to be in his Redskins shirt when Kerrigan walked in. He had one message for Kerrigan as he left the room Tuesday: “Beat the Cowboys:”

Kudos to Kerrigan, the Blitz For The Better foundation and Children’s National for everything they do to help these kids.

(Special thanks to Children’s National for the photos.)

 

 


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Australian Chad Ryan Takes In His First Redskins Game

Posted by Jake Kring-Schreifels on December 8, 2014 – 3:45 pm

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Chad Ryan on Sunday sat in a state of awe.

After traveling more than 18,000 miles from his home in Australia, the diehard Washington Redskins fan took his place in the press box amongst the journalists he had only ever messaged online.

He had finally made it to his first game.

“I can’t think of anyone else in the world who would have had their very first Redskins game, [and] instead of going into the stands, [I’m] coming into [the pressbox],” Ryan told The Redskins Blog. “To be sitting amongst them is amazing.”

A long time sports fan, specifically of Aussie rules football, Ryan had an awakening 10 years ago when his cable company started broadcasting the NFL. At first he could only watch primetime games due to Australia’s time difference.

Eventually, he would wake up at 4 a.m. to catch the Redskins play every week, fascinated with his newly acquired favorite sport.

Ryan, however, didn’t want to support a team that recently won a Super Bowl for fear of being a bandwagon fan.

He had visited Washington, D.C. several times while working for the Australian government and fell in love with the city. He wanted a team with history and an active fan base and after watching former tight end Chris Cooley give one of his signature silly press conferences, the Redskins met all of his requirements.

“He had all those crazy hats and characters in his press conferences,” said Ryan of Cooley. “I couldn’t get enough of it.”

He elevated his passion this year. After interacting with many fans over Twitter and forming an online community, Ryan began his own weekly Redskins podcast where he waxes on the most recent games, highlights the news, and breaks down plays, engaging listeners from the D.C./Virginia/Maryland area. After messaging some of the Redskins beat writers, they connected him with the public relations team, who credentialed him for Sunday’s game.

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Ryan had already purchased tickets back in the summer, unwilling to put his winter trip in jeopardy. He plans to marry his fiancé next winter in New York, and used the Redskins game as a brief excuse to stray from their vacation dedicated to scouting out wedding locations.

But traveling in the winter during the holidays meant the standard flight from Sydney-to-Los Angeles-to-New York would be too expensive. He had to make a detour through Hong Kong.

The long-journeyed, long-awaited experience, including getting postgame sound from the locker room, was enough for Ryan to consider moving to D.C. someday, maybe even to cover his adopted team.

“I’d love to get a job here and live here,” said Ryan, who cheered with his wife and her brother in the stands during the third quarter. “That’s the goal. Until that can happen, this is the first time I’ve come across here in winter so hopefully I can make it happen again during football time.”


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Hail To The Beard Contest Winners

Posted by Jake Kring-Schreifels on December 3, 2014 – 11:07 am

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The winners have been announced!

After voting through more than 50 fan submissions, Washington Redskins fans have selected their Top 3 “Hail To The Beard” hairy contest winners.

1st Place– Jeremy Grant

2nd Place– Whesley Warner

3rd Place– Jim Weiner

Jeremy will take home an autographed Alfred Morris Jersey, Whesley scores a DeSean Jackson autographed football and Jim will now get to boast that he has a signed Ryan Kerrigan photo all thanks to the beard.

Those finishing in the top 10 will receive a Jack Black’s Prize Pack.

Thank you to all who submitted photos during “No Shave November.” Happy trimming!

 


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Roy Helu Jr. Gave Scoring Football To Baby Redskins Fan

Posted by Jake Kring-Schreifels on December 2, 2014 – 12:00 pm

After Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu Jr. scampered into the end zone Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, he had unfinished business.

Shortly after he was able to retrieve the scoring football, he jogged over to the sideline stands to give a memorable souvenir to the youngest Redskins fan in attendance. Luckily, no opposing Colts fans tried to swipe the ball away from the little guy.

Here’s more on the young fan.


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Two Fans To Join Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian At His Sidelines Seats Vs. Dallas

Posted by Jake Kring-Schreifels on December 1, 2014 – 4:05 pm

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The founder of reddit, and proud Washington Redskins fan, Alexis Ohanian, recently filmed the final episode of his web series “Small Empires” in Washington, D.C., while wearing his Alfred Morris jersey by the Lincoln Memorial steps.

Ohanian will be announcing shortly the winners of his annual ticket contest in which two reddit Redskins fans will join him for the Dallas Cowboys game to end the season at FedExField.

Ohanian recently returned as Executive Chairman of reddit, the open online platform where millions of users can share and create content and form communities.

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CALL TO ACTION: Redskins Appearance(s) In ‘Dumb And Dumber To?’

Posted by Andrew Walker on November 14, 2014 – 11:10 am

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So, a few Redskins staffers and players went to watch “Dumb & Dumber To” last night, and noticed something interesting and cool in the background during the second half of this hilarious movie.

While unconfirmed to this point, we believe we saw a Redskins helmet/logo and possibly some extras in the background wearing a couple Redskins players’ jerseys.

While we work on reaching out to the “Dumb & Dumber To” folks, here’s a callout to you, Redskins Nation: have you seen the movie yet? If so, did you notice this in the background? Leave us a comment and let us know what you saw!

If you haven’t seen the movie yet — but are planning on it today or the rest of the weekend — feel free to fill us in via the comments below with your observations.


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Logan Paulsen Parts Way With Signature Beard — Again

Posted by Andrew Walker on October 15, 2014 – 9:17 pm

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It’s not exactly smooth as a baby’s bottom, but Logan Paulsen’s face is bare once again.

The Redskins tight end is known by many for his thick beard and long brown hair, both of which are often seen protruding from his helmet and chin strap.

But Paulsen this week decided to trim his entire beard off.

The Redskins Blog has learned the grooming decision was probably made much to the delight of Paulsen’s wife, Kelly.

The decision to cut off the beard was a far cry from a scenario Paulsen faced a couple years ago, when he decided to grow out his hair and beard until UCLA college teammate Nick Ekbatani — who suffered a leg amputation in a motorcycle crash — could walk again.

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Vote Hogs As NFL’s Greatest Offensive Line

Posted by Andrew Walker on October 10, 2014 – 8:16 am

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Redskins fans know that the “Hogs” — the team’s front line during its run of four Super Bowl appearances and three titles from 1982 to 1991 — is the greatest offensive line in NFL history.

But today you can prove it with a simple click.

Be sure to run on over to the Talk Of Fame Network website (click here) and participate in this poll and select the ‘1980s Redskins’ as “The Greatest Offensive Line Ever Assembled.”


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