1. Nationals-Braves: Ryan Zimmerman Caps Perfect Night for Washington

    Bloggers are supposed to voice a different take on events, to look at events from different angles and reward their readers with a different point of view Sometimes, however, this is impossible...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,351 reads 4 comments

  2. Washington Redskins' Draft Offers Plenty to Chew On

    Most years, you have to worry about being too early in looking at the Washington Redskins’ draft. Free agency changes needs and, despite all the talk that all teams talk about taking the best available player, the draft revolves around needs...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,200 reads 0 comments

  3. Washington Redskins: New Free Agency Stance Goes Against Team's Nature

    The Washington Redskins have slammed the “Closed” sign down in front of the bank teller window. They’ve shut down the ATM. The capologists and other bean counters in Ashburn can take the rest of the week off...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,065 reads 0 comments

  4. We Know the Slipper Fits George Mason

    Everyone’s looking under pumpkins for Cinderella, trying to find that double-digit NCAA seed that will capture everyone’s imagination by pulling off a string of upsets...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 596 reads 2 comments

  5. Washington Redskins Say Bye-Bye to Mark Brunell

    We won’t have Mark Brunell to kick around anymore. It seemed clear that this would be the case on the first day of free agency when Todd Collins signed on to return as the Washington Redskins’ backup quarterback...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,003 reads 0 comments

  6. WR Hackett to Pay Washington Redskins a Visit

    Put out the nice towels in the bathroom. Clean the dead twigs and leaves out of the shrubbery. Vacuum and mop and get some fresh flowers for the vase. Company’s coming...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,013 reads 0 comments

  7. Goodell gets it

    A year ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell decided that his league was at risk of gaining a reputation as a collection of thugs. Sweeping changes in the code of conduct and stiffer penalties for violating those standards came into effect almost overnight.

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 742 reads 2 comments

  8. Washington Redskins: Rock Cartwright Signing Strengthens Close-Knit Team

    Today, for the first time in almost a week, Dan Snyder dusted off the checkbook and signed a player. It was the Redskins’ second signing of the free agency period and, like the first one, ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 595 reads 0 comments

  9. Roger Goodell Gets It

    A year ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell decided that his league was at risk of gaining a reputation as a collection of thugs. Sweeping changes in the code of conduct and stiffer penalties for violating those standards came into effect almost overnight.

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,037 reads 2 comments

  10. Rock Cartwright Bolsters Washington Redskins' Stability

    Today, for the first time in almost a week, Dan Snyder dusted off the checkbook and signed a player. It was the Redskins’ second signing of the free agency period and, like the first one, ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,076 reads 2 comments

  11. Are Extra Picks Headed the Washington Redskins' Way?

    The Washington Redskins’ new found commitment to finding talent through the draft may get a lot easier. According to a source, very good at predicting which teams will get which compensatory ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 3,121 reads 2 comments

  12. Lance Briggs: "I Thought I Was Headed to Washington"

    Lance Briggs thought he had a new team—the Washington Redskins. Were the Redskins actually serious in their pursuit of Briggs or was their mild interest a result of alterior motives?Shortly ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,373 reads 2 comments

  13. Are the Washington Redskins Getting Smarter?

    What did Vinny say? "We're being smart," Cerrato said. "We're not just going out there and throwing money around.” Say what? The irony here is that the Redskins have been the kings shoveling out the long green...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,288 reads 0 comments

  14. Arrogance Could Cost Patriots Randy Moss

    February was not a good month for the New England Patriots. March might not be much better. On February 1, the Patriots seemed to be on the verge of making history as the first team ever to go 19-0 in a season...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 6,277 reads 36 comments

  15. All's Quiet for the Washington Redskins

    We’re about 18 hours into the NFL free agent signing period and the sounds of silence are emanating from Redskins Park. Well, near silence anyway...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 733 reads 0 comments

  16. Brandon Lloyd: Redskins Will Pay Later

    The Redskins will cut now, pay later. To update yesterday’s piece about the little-lamented release of Brandon Lloyd by the Washington Redskins, Vinny Cerrato said that Lloyd was indeed designated as a post-June 1st release...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 762 reads 1 comments

  17. Analyst Sean Salisbury out in Bristol

    ESPN has confirmed that Sean Salisbury, a 12-year veteran of the four-letter network’s TV and radio, is done in Bristol.“Sean Salisbury has made many contributions to our efforts for the past 12 years...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 288 reads 2 comments

  18. Later, Brandon Lloyd Cut as the Washington Redskins End a Costly Mistake

    The Washington Redskins handed Brandon Lloyd his walking papers today two years after giving up a third- and a fourth-round draft pick for the right to sign him to a contract that had $10 million in guaranteed money...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 594 reads 0 comments

  19. Redskins Trade Rumors: Don't Let Facts Get in the Way of a Good Story

    In the Denver Post, columnist Bill Williamson regurgitates some trade and free agency rumors that have been floating around ever since the end of the season: Believe the reports that the Redskins ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 2,449 reads 7 comments

  20. Com-bore: NFL Gets Ready for Overhyped Scouting Combine

    The combine (I refuse to capitalize it) is all over the sports media. There were some 400 media credentials issued for the gathering, more than one for every player participating. Every paper has its team beat reporters in Indianapolis...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 432 reads 0 comments

  21. Jon Jansen Restructures with the Washington Redskins

    Although nobody is calling him “The Rock” any more, the longest-tenured current Redskin will be staying around for while longer. Jon Jansen has agreed to restructure his contract...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 601 reads 0 comments

  22. Brandon Lloyd: Redskins' Problematic Expense

    Prior to the 2006 season, the Redskins gave up two mid-round draft picks and $10 million to obtain Brandon Lloyd from the 49ers...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 1,230 reads 4 comments

  23. Washington Redskins: Jon Jansen's Restructure

    Jon Jansen has agreed to restructure his contract. As most of us know, such a deal generally does not cost the player any money. A payment due to a player is reclassified from one category to another, creating cap space for the team...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 6 years ago 651 reads 0 comments