Did former referee Mike Carey really dodge “Washington” games?

Former NFL official Mike Carey claims that when he was still a referee, he asked out of officiating Washington’s games starting in 2006 over the name issue. He further claims that the league approved his request.

2014 NFL Draft: Updated Needs for each of the league’s 32 teams

The 2014 NFL Draft is just two weeks away and teams are making their final preparations for the big day. Free agency is largely behind us and squads are basically set heading into the draft.
With that in mind, I’ve compiled the needs of each of the NFL’s 32 teams as we approach the draft.

London Fletcher says he will likely retire after this season

Seemingly ageless Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher has announced that he will almost certainly retire at the conclusion of the 2013 season. The 38-year-old is currently in his 16th NFL season and has had a remarkable career.

Again and again, sports alters boundaries for race, sex and relationships

It has been said over and over for many years that sports are the great equalizer. It has also been said over and over for many years that sports are a microcosm of society.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Key adds for Week 9

Nearing the final stretch of the 2013 fantasy football season, it’s make or break time in Week 9.

Those atop your league will be looking to cement a top spot in the rankings, which could also mean a bye week. Then there are those fighting for a playoff opportunity, which is where the waiver wire plays an even greater role.

Here, we check out those potential adds for Week 9.

Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler to undergo MRI on groin

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler left Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins after suffering a groin injury. Reports now claim he is headed for an MRI on the injury and results should be known sometime on Monday.

Packers roll over Redskins: Is Starks the new man in Green Bay?

It’s not 2011 anymore, but it sure felt like it watching the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

Aaron Rodgers tied a franchise record with 480 yards passing, James Starks became the first Packers running back to surpass 100 yards since Brandon Jackson did so against Washington on Oct. 10, 2010, and the Green Bay defense held Robert Griffin III in check.

2013 NFL Predictions: NFC East Preview

The NFC East remains one of pro football’s more evenly balanced divisions in the NFL.

No team has repeated as this division’s champion since the Philadelphia Eagles in 2003 and 2004. Plus all four teams have rotated at taking the NFC East in each of the past four seasons.

Washington Redskins: Mike Shanahan confirms Robert Griffin III will start Week 1

The Washington Redskins and their fans have been on edge for months wondering if their franchise quarterback would be ready to start the 2013 NFL season. On Monday they got their answer.

Mike Shanahan: Robert Griffin III won’t play unless he’s 100 percent

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan took a lot of flack for playing rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III while he was not completely healthy last season. In the end, RG3 ended up getting hurt even worse as a result, tearing his right ACL, which required reconstructive surgery.

Washington Redskins Ultimate Franchise Player

The final writing determines the Washington Redskins UFP over 80 years of franchise history. Since I decided to go with a 43-entrant field in my recent Titans/Oilers piece since Jerry Glanville dabbled with the stock cars, then I definitely got to do another list for Coach Joe Giggs – who is the Bo Jackson/two sport legend of management. Gibbs has been in the NFL Hall of Fame since 1996, I would expect him to make the NASCAR Hall as well in the near future.

And besides, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been known to ask for Redskins scores to his crew chief during races. No word on whether Robert Griffin III has ever asked for the up to the minute running order of the Helluvagood 400 during the two minute warning.

Here is my final UFP countdown, does that second defensive back get in, or do I go old, old, school…

NFC Wild Card Playoffs: Seattle Seahawks at Washington Redskins Preview and Prediction

Two of the hottest teams in the NFC and in all of the NFL will meet up in the final game of the wild card playoffs. The Seahawks, who are riding a five-game winning streak, head to Washington to take on the Redskins, who have won their last seven games.

Thanksgiving Day: Washington Redskins-Dallas Cowboys Preview, Point Spread, and Prediction

Thanksgiving is not complete without a Dallas Cowboys game, and that tradition will continue as they welcome the Redskins to Dallas.

Fantasy Football Week 9 Sleepers: Alex Green, Larod Stephens-Howling, and Greg Olsen

With the fantasy football season approaching its latter stages, sleepers are becoming few and far between. But there are still some sleepers out there, and here are a few I find most valuable in week 9.

Fantasy Football Week 6 Sleepers: Kolb, Cobb, Cook, and More!

In this post for Week 6 of the fantasy football season, I will point you toward the guys on the waiver wires, or deep on your benches, who should be piquing your interest for various different reasons. So grab a snack, settle down, and without further ado let’s get into the fantasy football sleepers of week 6.