Ryan Grant Speaks About Signing, Helu Speaks About IR & Much More!The Redskins made the signing on running back Ryan Grant official today, but to do so they had to put running back Roy Helu Jr. (turf toe) on injured reserve.
Redskins: Shanahan Talks Injuries, RGIII Talks SaintsThe Redskins continue to prepare for opening day Sunday, but will be without Brandon Meriweather who is sidelined two-to-four weeks with a sprained MCL/PCL.
Redskins Notes And Quotes: New Orleans Noise, 'Well Wishes' For Giants And CowboysThe Redskins held an open locker room this morning before they practice this afternoon in their new bubble, so they can try and replicate the noise in the Superdome.
Elfin: Redskins Rolling The Dice With Running Back CorpsIt's not uncommon for Mike Shanahan to carry a collection of young ball-carriers on a team and go with the hot hand, but if the Redskins find out they don't have a number one running back on this offense after cutting Tim Hightower, it could be catastrophic to RGIII's passing game.
Redskins: Orakpo And Lichtensteiger Should Be OK For SaintsThe Redskins are less than a week away from opening day and it looks like Brian Orakpo & Kory Lichtensteiger should be ready to go following their first practice in preparation for the Saints today.
Redskins: Mike Shanahan, Roy Helu And Bubble PlayersThe 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.
Redskins: Thoughts From Mike Shanahan And Robert Griffin IIIThe Washington Redskins returned to work on Monday with two goals in mind: trim their roster and prepare for the preseason finale.
Redskins Open Locker Room Audio:Gano, Royster, Lichtensteiger & More!Ashburn, VA-Graham Gano's job is safe, for now, as the Redskins had to cut their 90-man roster to 75 today and Neil Rackers, who was battling with Gano for the starting kickers job, was cut.
Nine Redskins Players With Close Ties To Washington AreaOf the 90 players on the Redskins preseason roster, a whopping 9 have close ties to the Washington area.
Redskins Notes: Tim Hightower In, Evan Royster Out For ColtsBarring any setbacks, Tim Hightower will make his 2012 debut Saturday night against the Indianapolis Colts.
Shanahan Has Gut Feeling Helu Won't Face Chicago BearsMike Shanahan has a gut feeling Roy Helu won't play Saturday against the Chicago Bears. The second-year Washington Redskins running back has been slowed by Achilles tendonitis of late.