Redskins Training Camp 2016 has begun in Richmond.
You only get this once a year, the promise of the season devoid of regular season realities. Will the reigning NFC East champions repeat? Or will they be maligned by injuries and fall back as one-hit wonders?
Check back here for the latest Training Camp news and rumblings until the wins begin to count. 106.7 The Fan Redskins reporter Brian McNally — a grizzled veteran on the beat — brings you the news as it breaks, and the little bite-sized nuggets that will get you through your day.
We’ll provide the juicy slabs in between.
Saturday, July 30
Bobby Beathard to be Inducted Into Redskins Ring of Fame
Bruce Allen calls former GM Bobby Beathard “the architect of building the Washington Redskins.” He’ll be the 49th member of the Redskins Ring of Fame.
Friday, July 29
‘It Means Nothing to Me’
Redskins’ star cornerback Josh Norman read the comments by New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. in GQ magazine’s upcoming issue.
He knew when he signed with Washington in April that the twice-a-year NFC East meetings would only heighten the rivalry between the two men. He’s just over it. More from Brian McNally.
Beefed-Up DeSean Jackson Enjoys Matchups with Josh Norman
DeSean Jackson has packed on a few pounds and is ready for the season, but first, he’s going head-to-head against Josh Norman a bunch of times.
Thursday, July 28: It Begins
Colt McCoy Sends Coffee, Donuts to Local Police
Sometimes a little thank you to those who protect and serve is all it takes. Hats off to Colt McCoy for this classy gesture.
Josh Doctson Not Concerned About Achilles Injury — Yet
The Redskins’ first-round pick didn’t participate in OTAs because of a sore left Achilles’ tendon. More than a month later, he’s still feeling the effects and was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. A legitimate concern or a case of being overly cautious?
Let him tell you himself.
Josh Norman Ranked Top CB in Madden NFL 17
The Redskins have taken plenty of shots since leaping from free agency dormancy to sign this suddenly available All-Pro corner. Today Madden NFL 17 released its ratings for the league’s Top Five corners. The haters can say what they want about Josh Norman only being a zone-coverage corner, but Madden emphatically disagrees.
OC Sean McVay: Redskins Capable of Winning Every Game
Kirk Cousins is ready to reprove himself as a franchise quarterback. With the confidence of $19.95 million in his pocket, and full support of the coaching staff, Cousins gives the Redskins as good a chance as they’ve had in recent years at repeating as division champs. In fact, Sean McVay has the utmost confidence in his starting QB’s ability.
Redskins Open Camp with 5 Players on PUP List
This is about as procedural as you can get. Any of the five Redskins placed on the PUP list can return, at any point, once deemed healthy. The reason for the precaution? Once a player takes the field during preseason — for practice or a game — that player is ineligible to go on the PUP list after the season begins. The only option, then, is Injured Reserve.
Redskins Position Group Previews
With Redskins training camp open, 106.7 The Fan takes a look at each position group and the battles which may ensue.