February 22, 2020

Washington Redskins Game 6 Preview: at New York Jets

The Washington Redskins head into MetLife Stadium for the second time this year to face the much-improved New York Jets. The Redskins look to get back on the winning track after a brutal close loss to the Atlanta Falcons, while the Jets are fresh off of a bye week and ready to add another win to their 3-1 record.

The Redskins took a tough one on the chin last week in Atlanta when they climbed back to send the game into overtime, only to have a pick 6 do them in. The Jets have been nice and rested and will definitely feel confident going into this game, so it is up to Gruden and co. to put together a creative game plan to knock them off their rhythm. [Read more…]

Washington Redskins’ General Manager Scot McCloughan Pre-Draft Press Conference Need to Know

Scot McCloughan met with the media today to talk about the Redskins strategy heading into the 2015 NFL Draft, which begins this Thursday with the highly anticipated first round where Washington holds the No. 5 overall pick. This is the first first round pick the Redskins will have to play with since drafting Robert Griffin III in 2012. Speaking of the current starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins, McCloughan announced that they are going to exercise the 2016 option on RGIII as was reported earlier today by NFL Network’s Albert Breer.

According to the Redskins’ GM, the decision was arrived at awhile back because he has “good tape,” including extraordinary playmaking ability back in the 2012 season. The hope is that with a full offseason and going into his second year in Jay Gruden’s system, Griffin shows flashes of his rookie year brilliance that the franchise can continue to build around. Clearly this is a $16.2 million financial risk that the Redskins are going to take as they plan to officially announce their intentions to the league on Monday, May 4. The Redskins clearly did not want to gamble of not having control of his contract for 2016. [Read more…]

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