I’ve spent my entire career in newspapers. There’s nothing I love more than telling stories. Now, thanks to program director Chris Kinard and the good folks at 106.7 The Fan, I get to do that in a new medium, radio, and I couldn’t be more excited.
I’ve been hired to cover the Redskins for our station. That’s something I got a taste of working for the Washington Times.
I’m from Silver Spring. I went to Gonzaga High and the University of Maryland. I live in Bethesda. Some would have you believe that makes me the equivalent of a unicorn – a honest-to-goodness native Washingtonian.
But I know there’s plenty of you out there who grew up here, in Bowie or Kensington, in Annandale or Woodbridge, in the District or in Ashburn, who live and die with these local teams. I’ve seen pretty much everything D.C. sports has thrown at you in recent years – some good, sure, but plenty bad.
Read Brian’s full introductory piece here.
Five storylines to watch as the Redskins’ time in Richmond and the 2015 season approaches.
The poster hangs on Bill Callahan’s office wall, a testament to the past and one he hopes provides some incentive for the future.
Much has been made this offseason about the Redskins fixing starting quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s offseason work is finished. After a day of meetings on Thursday, the team will break for six weeks until reconvening in Richmond on July 30 for the start of training camp.
The Redskins began their three-day veteran minicamp on Tuesday, the last bit of on-field work before training camp begins on July 30 in Richmond.
Much was made of the Redskins switching their training camp schedule to a morning walk-through and an afternoon practice when the team visits Richmond next month.
The Redskins will spend less time practicing in Richmond in 2015 than in recent years.
The entire Redskins organization needs to show the rebuilding process currently underway is headed in the right direction.
Maybe the most interesting position battle heading into Redskins training camp will be at strong safety, where Jeron Johnson and Duke Ihenacho lead a revamped unit.
No longer having to coach the quarterbacks, Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay has had better focus on the job he was hired to do.