On Friday, Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan took another step in re-building the Washington secondary by acquiring veteran free safety Dashon Goldson from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And it cost next-to-nothing to do so.
The Redskins gave up a sixth round pick in 2016, for Goldson and the Bucs seventh round pick in 2016. Stepping back from the sixth to the seventh round in next year’s draft, is a pretty decent price to pay for a guy that will likely be penciled in at starter at a need position. Reality is that the Bucs were going in a new direction, and may even have cut the safety eventually. Goldson never seemed to gel in new head coach Lovie Smith’s system last year, and therefore became expendable. Read the rest of this entry »
The Redskins announced the dates for their offseason schedule. They are as follows:
OTA Offseason Workouts:
The OTA’s are optional, the mini-camp is not:
The Draft Day Party at FedEx Field will be on the third and last day of the draft, May 2nd.
Players can report to Redskins Park for strength and conditioning as early as April 20th.
Hail to the Redskins.
Today’s Throwback Thursday honors Sean Taylor. He would have been 32 years old yesterday.
This fantastic photo was taken by staff member NC43Hog at the 2007 Redskins Training Camp.
RIP Sean. Read the rest of this entry »
Former Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins signed a one-year deal with the Bears, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.
#Bears have agreed to terms with DE Jarvis Jenkins on a 1-year contract. It will be official after he passes his physical later today.
— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) March 24, 2015
Jenkins is the fifth Redskins unrestricted free agent to leave this offseason, following the departures of linebacker Brian Orakpo to the Titans, wide receiver Leonard Hankerson to the Atlanta Falcons, and running back Roy Helu Jr. signed with the Oakland Raiders. Safety Ryan Clark retired. Read the rest of this entry »