1. Must-Read For Redskins fans: The Off-Man Defense

    During the Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants game on Sunday there were a lot of questions/complaints about the Redskins soft coverage on the Giants receivers. Nobody had a good answer as to why they play so far back...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about almost 5 years ago 307 reads 2 comments

  2. Redskins Ticket Rage--Take a Deep Breath

    The Washington Post obviously is very anxious to create a buzz about their multi-part series about issues within the Redskins ticket office...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about almost 5 years ago 280 reads 1 comments

  3. Brain Orakpo about to Become a Holdout

    With less than 24 hours remaining until the first practice the Washington Redskins have yet to sign their top draft pick, Brian Orakpo. There has been no public negotiating which generally is a good sign...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 5 years ago 623 reads 1 comments

  4. Jarmon Selection Was Succession Planning For Washington Redskins

    The Redskins' selection of Jeremy Jarmon came as a surprise to many; to almost everyone, in fact, except for readers of this blog (sorry, on the rare occasions that I get one right I have to toot my horn)...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 5 years ago 1,196 reads 5 comments

  5. Washington Redskins Forgotten Classic: Williams Nails Down the Job

    This game, the 1987 regular season finale, had no significance in and of itself for Washington. The Redskins already had wrapped up the division title, and their playoff seeding was set...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 5 years ago 305 reads 6 comments

  6. James Thrash Contemplates Retirement

    It appears that James Thrash has a decision to make. According to Dave Elfin of the Washington Times, Thrash has been struggling with a neck injury all offseason...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 5 years ago 389 reads 5 comments

  7. Washington Redskins Contiue To Shuffle Cap Money

    When I wrote about Jon Jansen’s release a week ago, I was imprecise in communicating a number that is important when evaluating the move and I’d like to take this opportunity to clarify...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 5 years ago 593 reads 2 comments

  8. Redskins' Release of Jon Jansen a Matter of Timing

    Redskins-cut-Jansen-46472752.html">Jon Jansen’s release, a move that the Washington Redskins announced earlier today, came as a surprise...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 419 reads 5 comments

  9. Washington Redskins Should Continue .500 Ways in 2009

    The 2009 Washington Redskins will be about a .500 team. I say this with confidence and not because I possess a crystal ball that allows me to peer into the future and see events to come with clarity...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 387 reads 8 comments

  10. Washington Redskins' Fate in Haynesworth Case in Goodell's Hands

    The Washington Redskins are in line to take a slap on the wrist for possibly jumping the gun in signing free agent defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 551 reads 3 comments

  11. Pro Football Weekly Off-Base About Michael Vick, the Redskins

    Last week in their "Whispers—NFC" section, Pro Football Weekly "reported" the following: Would the Redskins take a chance on Michael Vick? Don't rule it out...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 5,102 reads 15 comments

  12. Washington Redskins Could Contend Despite Tough NFC East

    There are some NFL myths that linger well beyond their truthfulness. For example, it used to be true that a team could pick up valuable talent after players were released for salary cap purposes after June 1 each year...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 514 reads 3 comments

  13. Robert Henson, Washington Redskins Rookie, Could Be a "Special" Player

    As the Washington Redskins’ sixth-round draft choice, linebacker Robert Henson knows that he will have to wait his turn to play with the defense and contribute on special teams in the meantime...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 2,518 reads 1 comments

  14. Redskins' Coaching Staff Should Gel in 2009

    The Washington Redskins’ coaching staff should become a more cohesive group this year after a tumultuous 2008. With the coaching search going into overtime and Jim Zorn getting his quick ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 875 reads 0 comments

  15. Flashback Friday: The 1986 Washington Redskins

    It’s one thing to climb the mountain and win the championship once. Many teams have done that. The hard part is getting knocked down and then winning it all again. In 1986, Joe Gibbs and the Redskins showed that they could get back to the top...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 754 reads 7 comments

  16. Three-Way Battle Looms for Redskins Tackle Spot

    The hay is in the barn for the Washington Redskins . Free agency essentially is over, and the draft is done. They went into the process with holes at defensive tackle, defensive end, guard, linebacker, and right offensive tackle...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 475 reads 1 comments

  17. Minicamp Gives Clues to Washington Redskins Scheme Changes

    Minicamp is conducted in helmets and shorts. The plays that are run in seven-on-seven drills and in scrimmages are at walk-through speed and they utilize just the basic elements of the offensive schemes...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 107 reads 0 comments

  18. Washington Redskins: Drafting the Draft That's in Front of You

    Should the Washington Redskins have taken an offensive tackle in the draft? Certainly, it would have been nice to come out of the weekend having secured the long-term replacement for ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 220 reads 2 comments

  19. Sometimes NFL Teams Have To Use "Just a Guy"

    The Washington Redskins go into the NFL draft next weekend and the popular perception is that they have at least three glaring needs...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 277 reads 3 comments

  20. The Biggest Deals the Washington Redskins Never Made

    For every trade and other deal that NFL teams make, there are a dozen or so that are rumored or that fall apart for a variety of reasons. Here, in reverse chronological order, are some of the biggest Washington Redskins deals that never took place...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 1,176 reads 1 comments

  21. Jay Cutler: The Washington Redskins Need To Get it Done

    The Washington Redskins gave up 21 points or fewer, 10 times last year. In fact, they gave up more than 24 points just once last year...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 799 reads 14 comments

  22. Washington Redskins Recycle Phillip Daniels

    According to David Elfin at the Washington Times, Phillip Daniels is returning to the Washington Redskins. The 36-year-old defensive end's season ended very early last year as he suffered a knee injury on the very first day of training camp...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 458 reads 5 comments

  23. Washington Redskins' Position Paper: Cornerback

    The defensive backfield was the strong suit of the Washington Redskins defense in 2008. For that matter, it probably was the strongest unit on the team. It would be great if the team could just carry that area of strength into the '09 season intact...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 581 reads 3 comments

  24. Redskins vs. Eagles: After Further Review

    Had the Washington Redskins managed to beat the Cincinnati Bengals last week or the St. Louis Rams in mid-October, yesterday's 10-3 win over the Eagles would have been a landmark game with a legendary finish...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 121 reads 0 comments

  25. Redskins' Instability Has a Number: 30

    In yesterday's post about Jim Zorn, I asked the reader to consider how many changes the Redskins have had at four key areas of the team, the brains of the operation—head coach, offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator and quarterback...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 252 reads 1 comments