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Redskins Insider: June 27, 2010 - July 3, 2010

Gibbs on Coryell

Former Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs, who played for Don Coryell in college and coached under him in St. Louis and San Diego, released this statement Friday on Coryell's death: "Don was a great leader and a great coach. The greatest testimony to that is what his players all thought...

By Washington Post editors  |  July 2, 2010; 1:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (437)
 
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Report: Vincent Jackson suspended 3 games

On the heels of reports that the Redskins are interested in trading for San Diego Chargers disgruntled wide receiver Vincent Jackson, ESPN is reporting that Jackson has been suspended three games by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy. Jackson pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in...

By Paul Tenorio  |  July 1, 2010; 1:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (224)
 
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Pros and cons of pursuing Chargers' WR Vincent Jackson (updated)

According to a report in the San Diego Union Tribune , the Washington Redskins are among teams interested in acquiring San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson. poll by twiigs.com Entering his sixth season, Jackson is unhappy that San Diego offered him only a one-year tender--originally worth $3.268 million and...

By Paul Tenorio  |  June 30, 2010; 11:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (299)
Categories:  Albert Haynesworth , Santana Moss , wide receivers  
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Fifteen Redskins practices open to the public

The Redskins officially confirmed Tuesday that training camp will start July 29 and announced that 15 practices will be open to the public, including Fan Appreciation Day August 7. With Mike Shanahan in his first season at the helm, the 15 public practices are an increase from years past; last...

By Jorge Castillo  |  June 29, 2010; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (154)
Tags: Redskins, practice, training camp  
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Marques Hagans is waived

Addressing their surplus at wide receiver, the Washington Redskins waived Marques Hagans Tuesday. The transaction leaves the team with 11 wideouts. The former U-Va star never saw the field for the Skins after joining the team as a practice squad player in December 2008. He was waived in August of...

By Jorge Castillo  |  June 29, 2010; 11:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (100)
Categories:  wide receivers  
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Westbrook acquitted of DUI, other charges

Washington Redskins cornerback Byron Westbrook has been acquitted of charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. The verdict came Friday in Charles County District Court. Westbrook was arrested Feb. 19 in Waldorf after a Charles County sheriff's deputy saw him driving erratically, the sheriff's department said. Westbrook was charged...

By Paul Tenorio  |  June 28, 2010; 1:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (171)
 
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Football in July?

Most players have scattered for a final few weeks of rest before training camp, and many of our reporters have followed suit. But that doesn't mean that Redskins Insider or the NFL News Feed goes into hibernation for the month of July. We'll be tracking the soap-opera-in-shoulder pads that is...

By Washington Post editors  |  June 28, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (122)
Categories:  Albert Haynesworth  
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