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Redskins Insider: February 6, 2011 - February 12, 2011

Redskins' Brandon Banks treated for injuries following stabbing incident in D.C.

UPDATED 7:43 P.M. Washington Redskins punt-kick returner Brandon Banks suffered a stab wound to his upper left abdomen while trying to break up a fight outside The Park at Fourteenth, a District nightclub, at 3 a.m. Saturday, according to his agent and police. The agent, James Gould, said Saturday evening...

By Mike Jones  | February 12, 2011; 6:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (194)
Categories:  Brandon Banks  
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Albert Haynesworth formally charged with assault

Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth was formally charged with assault in conjunction with the alleged road rage altercation he had with a fellow driver on Feb. 2. Haynesworth, 29, appeared with his attorney at the Reston District Police station around 10 a.m. today, according to the Fairfax County Police...

By Mike Jones  | February 12, 2011; 1:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (73)
Categories:  Albert Haynesworth  
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Shaun Rogers meets with Redskins, signing is not imminent

Washington Redskins coaches and officials met with free agent defensive tackle Shaun Rogers on Friday, and no signing is imminent, according to a source familiar with the situation. The Redskins are in the market for a nose tackle to anchor the line in their 3-4 defense, and Rogers, an 11-year...

By Mike Jones  | February 11, 2011; 6:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (143)
Categories:  3-4 defense, Albert Haynesworth  
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Santana Moss's contract voids today: so what are the Redskins' options?

Santana Moss's contract voids today, making the Redskins' top wide receiver an unrestricted free agent March 4. In December, the 10-year veteran said he hoped to return to the team he has led in receiving six consecutive seasons. But do the Redskins still want Moss? And if Washington is interested...

By Mike Jones  | February 11, 2011; 1:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (104)
Categories:  Santana Moss  
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Coin Toss: Where's the best place to camp?

As you no doubt have heard, the Redskins are considering moving their training camp out of Redskins Park for the first time since 2002, and the leading site candidate seems to be George Mason University in Fairfax. Weighing all the factors involved -- working environment for coaches and players, weather,...

By Washington Post sports editors  | February 11, 2011; 11:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (74)
Categories:  training camp  
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Roster analysis: What's Shaun Rogers worth?

With Santana Moss's contract voiding, the 31-year old wide receiver will become an unrestricted free agent at the commencement of the 2011 league year (tentatively set for March 4 pending a new CBA). The voiding of Moss's contract does not make him a free agent immediately, but simply voids...

By J.I. Halsell  | February 11, 2011; 10:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (64)
Categories:  Roster analysis  
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Shaun Rogers to meet with Redskins

A league source confirmed that the Redskins will host three-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Shaun Rogers for an exploratory meeting tomorrow. The 10-year veteran was released by the Cleveland Browns and wouldn't have to wait for a new CBA to sign with a new team, but the talks are said...

By Mike Jones  | February 10, 2011; 6:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (197)
 
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Redskins making plans to move training camp

The Washington Redskins are making plans to move their training camp from their Ashburn headquarters this summer, most likely to a location at or near George Mason University, according to three sources with knowledge of the situation. It would be the first time since 2002 that the team holds camp...

By Mike Jones  | February 10, 2011; 2:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (61)
 
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Coin Toss: Do Grimm and Monk deserve HoF status?

Fox's Jason Whitlock opined this week that standards for entry to the Pro Football Hall of Fame have been watered down and used the Redskins' Russ Grimm and Art Monk as prime examples. (See Dan Steinberg's DC Sports Bog for the full story). In Grimm's case, he said that certain...

By Washington Post editors  | February 10, 2011; 12:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (70)
 
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Chris Samuels ready to help younger players

As he prepares for his first football season away from Redskins Park in 11 years, Chris Samuels describes his acceptance of the offensive coordinator job at Alabama's Blount High School as a prime opportunity. Working with high school athletes allows him to continue to invest in the lives of youth,...

By Mike Jones  | February 10, 2011; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (132)
 
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Chris Samuels to coach at Alabama high school

The six-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman will be offensive coordinator in Blount, Ala. Cindy Boren has the details on The Early Lead...

By Washington Post editors  | February 9, 2011; 4:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (108)
 
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Coin toss: Redskins wide receivers--what's the plan?

We asked earlier how much Santana Moss is worth for next season. PAskinsfan17 responds: 3 yrs 5 million + some incentives. He's the only real receiver we got. Let's face facts. Our Wrs are terrible. We can resign Moss, Get a big FA like Braylon Edwards, and still have room...

By Washington Post editors  | February 9, 2011; 12:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (170)
Categories:  Santana Moss, wide receivers  
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How much is Santana Moss worth next year?

After one of the best seasons of his career, Santana Moss is about to be a free agent. How much should the Redskins pay to keep him for the next season? Give us your opinion in the Redskins Tailgate Zone....

By Washington Post editors  | February 9, 2011; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Santana Moss, wide receivers  
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Redskins hire Chris Morgan to help coach offensive line

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have hired Chris Morgan as an assistant offensive line coach, adding a new member to coach Mike Shanahan's staff. Morgan is coming off two seasons in the same role with the Oakland Raiders, where he helped coach a unit that paved the way...

By Mike Jones  | February 8, 2011; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (245)
Categories:  Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, Trent Williams  
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Coin toss: Running back options?

So much of the offseason speculation has focused on the Redskins' quarterbacks, offensive line and defensive line that we thought we'd ask a different question: What should the team do at running back? Do you like Ryan Torain as an every down back? Is Clinton Portis still capable of carrying...

By Washington Post editors  | February 8, 2011; 12:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (121)
Categories:  Chris Horton, Keiland Williams, Running backs, Ryan Torain  
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Coin Toss: How long 'til the Redskins reach another Super Bowl?

Drop your allegiance to the home team for a moment and tell us how long it will be until the Redskins play a game in February, and why. Do coach Mike Shanahan and the Redskins' brain trust have the right plan to get the team there? poll by twiigs.com...

By Washington Post editors  | February 7, 2011; 11:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (300)
Categories:  Daniel M. Snyder, Mike Shanahan  
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