For Johnny Jolly, minicamp was what he’d imagined for the past three years. Those days he spent in prison and in rehab? It was the hope of stepping back onto the field that helped keep him going.
After a promising 2011 free agency class, Mike Shanahan hasn’t been able to recreate that success with a 2012 signing period led by Garcon and Wilson. Add the three defensive backs he signed – one of which will never see the field – and this ranks as one of the worst Redskins free agency periods of all-time.
Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson is facing a suspension of at least one year following his third violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.
The Redskins finished off the preseason 3-1 as Kirk Cousins passed for 222 yards to lead the Washington to a 30-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Of the 90 players on the Redskins preseason roster, a whopping 9 have close ties to the Washington area.
And then there’s defensive end Jarvis Jenkins, who hasn’t been on the field since last Aug. 23 when he tore his right ACL in the Redskins’ third preseason game at Baltimore. But Jenkins says he’s been chomping at the bit to get back out on the field and prove himself, because he still feels like a rookie.
Ashburn, VA-The Redskins held their 11th walk-through of camp this morning and will have their first closed practice of training camp this afternoon as they make final preparations for their first preseason game, Thursday, in Buffalo against the Bills.
On an improved defense last season, the Washington Redskins’ safety play was still a weak link.
The Redskins held their fourth practice of training camp and Robert Griffin III spoke to the media for the first time since since training camp has started while the injury bug is showing it’s face in Ashburn.
Robert Griffin III and the Redskins opened their 2012 training camp today as they practiced in close to a 100 degree temps in front of a full crowd.