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Redskins sign safety O.J. Atogwe

Updated: 6:44 p.m. The Washington Redskins have signed free agent safety O.J. Atogwe, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. The team announced the signing shortly after. Atogwe, who was released by the St. Louis Rams on Feb. 18, visited Redskins Park four days later but left...

By Mike Jones  | March 3, 2011; 5:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (470)
Categories:  Free agency  
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The 3-4 is experiencing some growing pains

It figured the Redskins would experience growing pains as they switched from their successful 4-3 scheme to the 3-4 philosophy Coach Mike Shanahan prefers. The transition, however, has been very difficult. Through the first three weeks of the season, Washington is statistically the NFL's worst defense. And the Redskins...

By Jason Reid  | October 2, 2010; 12:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  3-4 defense, Albert Haynesworth, Brian Orakpo, Free agency, Jim Haslett, Mike Shanahan  
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Statistical analysis: Redskins' draft picks vs. free agents

Since my first post here, I've received several requests to do an analysis of building a team based on free agent players versus draft picks. Quite a few readers are looking for proof that the Redskins' habit of trading away draft picks and paying for overpriced free agents has led...

By Brian Burke  | September 23, 2010; 1:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Free agency, Statistical analysis  
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Redskins' McIntosh signs offer [UPDATED]

Redskins linebacker Rocky McIntosh has signed his tender offer, the team announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not released, though McIntosh was initially given a second-round tender of $1.759 million for one season. McIntosh was a restricted free agent and was outspoken about his disappointment when the team tendered...

By Rick Maese  | June 14, 2010; 4:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
Categories:  3-4 defense, Free agency  
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Shanahan: Skins have made offer to Brian Westbrook

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan made his most emphatic public overtures to free agent running back Brian Westbrook Wednesday, saying Washington has made Westbrook an official offer to join a full stable of running backs that already includes veterans Clinton Portis, Larry Johnson and Willie Parker. Asked after Wednesday's offseason workout...

By Barry Svrluga  | June 2, 2010; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
Categories:  Albert Haynesworth, Donovan McNabb, Free agency, Mike Shanahan, Running backs  
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Rogers, McIntosh have not signed tenders yet [UPDATED]

Cornerback Carlos Rogers and linebacker Rocky McIntosh are the only remaining players who have not signed their one-year contract tenders. "I'm not worried about it," Rogers said Wednesday after organized team activities at Redskins Park. "There's still time. It's not about a contract deal...I'm not even looking for a long-term...

By Jason Reid  | May 27, 2010; 10:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
Categories:  Free agency  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Video: The Redskins make their moves, Cindy Boren , April 29, 2010
Redskins reportedly reach out to Saints regarding Jammal Brown, Jason Reid and Paul Tenorio , April 22, 2010
McNabb says he isn't lobbying to add Owens, Jason Reid , April 20, 2010
Redskins sign nose tackle Anthony Bryant, Jason Reid , April 12, 2010
Redskins sign punter Josh Bidwell, Cindy Boren , March 23, 2010
Joey Porter picks Cardinals over Redskins, Jason Reid , March 19, 2010
Joey Porter coming to Redskins Park, CJ Holley , March 16, 2010
Larry Foote signs with Steelers, Cindy Boren , March 15, 2010
Restricted FA Montgomery re-signed, Rick Maese , March 13, 2010
Poll: Larry Johnson move - yea or nay?, from staff reports , March 12, 2010
Larry Johnson signs with Redskins, Rick Maese , March 12, 2010
Report: Redskins sign running back Larry Johnson, Matthew Rennie , March 12, 2010
Bryant might not be visiting after all, Rick Maese , March 9, 2010
Linebacker Larry Foote visits Redskins, Rick Maese , March 9, 2010
Nose tackle Maake Kemoeatu visits Redskins, Jason Reid , March 9, 2010
Chargers sign Marcus Mason, Rick Maese , March 8, 2010
Randle El rejoins the Steelers, Jason Reid and Rick Maese , March 8, 2010
Redskins confirm Hicks signing, Jason Reid , March 6, 2010
Kemoeatu to visit on Tuesday, Jason Reid , March 6, 2010
Pashos's agent says no deal is in place, Jason Reid , March 6, 2010
Redskins sign guard-tackle Hicks, Jason Reid , March 6, 2010
Willie Parker will visit Ashburn, Rick Maese , March 6, 2010
Foote expected to visit Ashburn, Rick Maese , March 5, 2010
Report: Chad Clifton re-signs with Packers, Rick Maese , March 5, 2010
Mike Williams re-signs with Redskins, Rick Maese , March 5, 2010
Left tackle Clifton is scheduled to visit, Rick Maese , March 5, 2010
Defensive end Babin on Redskins' radar, Rick Maese , March 5, 2010
Redskins make no sudden moves, Rick Maese and Jason Reid , March 5, 2010
Redskins release Griffin, Rick Maese and Jason Reid , March 4, 2010
Redskins release Betts, Smoot, Rick Maese and Jason Reid , March 4, 2010
Redskins release Randy Thomas, Randle El, Rick Maese and Jason Reid , March 4, 2010
Redskins to release Rock Cartwright, Rick Maese and Jason Reid , March 4, 2010
Redskins give Campbell first-round tender, Cindy Boren , March 3, 2010
 
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