Grant Paulsen is the Redskins beat reporter for 106.7 The Fan and co-host of Washington Football Tonight heard weeknights at 6:00 p.m.
He provided the play-by-play during the Ripken Baseball World Series in 2005 and was a reporter for ABC Sports’ coverage of the 2004 and 2003 Emmy®-nominated Little League World Series and its Emmy®-nominated Super Bowl XXXVII pre-game, half-time, and post-game show.
POSTS BY GRANT PAULSEN
The Washington Redskins strengthened a thin position Wednesday evening by signing veteran inside linebacker Nick Barnett to a one-year contract.
News and notes from Washington Redskins training camp on July 25 as compiled by Grant Paulsen.
The Redskins drafted seven players in the 2013 NFL Draft, which concluded on Saturday. Washington’s haul featured a pair of safeties and two running backs.
The Redskins made two picks to begin their 2013 draft on Friday night, selecting cornerback David Amerson and tight end Jordan Reed in the second and third round respectively
106.7 The Fan’s Grant Paulsen has confirmed the Redskins have re-structured the contract of corner Josh Wilson, saving the team approximately $2 million against the cap in 2013.
Despite being blamed for two season-ending injuries, the Redskins say the NFL approved the playing surface at FedEx Field three days before their playoff loss to the Seahawks last season. However, the franchise is still going with a new surface in 2013, and renovations are well underway.
At the annual NFL owner’s meetings, Redskins Head Coach Mike Shanahan talked about the team’s desire to retain Fred Davis, who has spent his entire five-year career in Washington.
Mike Shanahan explained why the Redskins retained Santana Moss after the team saved $2 million dollars by re-working his deal.
Mike Shanahan expects to have Rex Grossman back as a backup quarterback in 2013.
Gary Kubiak hired Kyle Shanahan to be his offensive coordinator five years ago and the Texans’ head coach is surprised Shanahan didn’t get more interest as head coaching candidate this offseason.