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Redskins Coach Jay Gruden, with starting quarterback Robert Griffin III to his right, has been a successful coordinator who is running an NFL team for the first time.
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Aug 7, 2014; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins wide receiver Andre Roberts runs with the ball against the New England Patriots at FedEx Field.
Their schedule and offseason acquisitions have long been official. And now the same can be said about the Washington Redskins ' 2014 roster.
The Washington Redskins are a strange team to handicap this season. They are coming off a dismal year in 2013, but as with most teams in the NFL , their success relies on their quarterback.
Before the 10th-ranked Bears played their first game at McLane Stadium on Sunday night, a 9 1/2-foot bronze statue of Robert Griffin III was unveiled.
Ihenacho started all but one game for Denver last season and made nine tackles in the Super Bowl loss to the Seattle Seahawks, but the third-year player was the odd man out this preseason in a crowded secondary that includes Quinton Carter and free agent acquisition T.J. Ward.
The news that Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has "started the process" of looking for a new stadium should remind Redskins fans who it was who banished the team to the prison it has inhabited for 17 years.
At 12 PM today, all of the players cut yesterday who weren't vested veterans will have either cleared waivers or been claimed by a new team.
Aug 23, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco prepares to throw the ball as Washington Redskins defensive end Kedric Golston defends in the first half at M&T Bank Stadium.
Bay City's Trenton Robinson races downfield during special teams play for the Washington Redskins in the 2013 season.
Minnifield signed with Washington as an undrafted rookie in 2012, but missed the entire season while recovering from knee surgery.
Royster had played in 32 games for Washington the last two seasons but was a casualty to this year's final cut, along with fellow backs Lache Seastrunk and Chris Thompson.
Incumbent kicker Kai Forbath held off draft pick Zach Hocker, and undrafted rookie Silas Redd claimed the final running back spot Saturday as the Washington Redskins trimmed their roster to 53 heading into the first week of the regular season.
Predicting the 53-man roster ahead of time is hard. I'd be shocked if anyone predicted it 100% correct.
The NFL has upheld Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather's two-game suspension for an illegal hit on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith during the teams' preseason matchup.
During the preseason, there are always players that get cut which surprise me. As fans do not know everything that goes on behind the scenes, it's hard to say why.
Aug 28, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Washington Redskins nose tackle Chris Neild grabs his knee after an injury in the first quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 08:49 am
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