Can Alfred Morris stay productive?

The Washington Redskins have relied on their running backs for many years. In 2012 the Redskins selected Alfred Morris in the sixth round. In his first two seasons Morris had over 1,000 yards in each season and 20 total touchdowns in his career. The last two years Morris has the second most rushing yards only behind Adrian Peterson.  After becoming a well known player in his rookie year Morris made his first Pro Bowl in the 2013-14 season. Read more about Can Alfred Morris stay productive?

Capitals sign Kennedy and Newbury

The Washington Capitals have signed forwards Tim Kennedy and Kristen Newbury to one-year, two-way contracts.  Both players have been in the Capitals organization before.  In fact, Kennedy was a sixth-round pick in the 2005 NHL draft by the Capitals.  

Kennedy and Newbury will likely see most of their time playing for the Hershey Bears.  I can see Kennedy having a better chance at playing for the Capitals as he has more NHL experience even though he is four years younger than Newbury. 

Here is the Capitals press release. 

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How deep is the safety position for the Redskins?

The Washington Redskins had a weak spot at safety last season. That may change with the addition of Ryan Clark the former Pittsburgh Steelers safety. Bringing in Clark was a smart decision for the Washington Redskins as he played all 16 games last year, over 100 tackles, and he’s a great leader for the Redskins younger safety’s.

The Redskins still have Tanard Jackson who was suspended last year. Jackson can still help the Redskins with his hard hitting ability and the great hands he has.

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Redskins trademark canceled

Photo via: http://tiger.towson.edu/~rponto1/redskins.html
Photo via: http://tiger.towson.edu/~rponto1/redskins.html

The Washington Redskins may be no more, the patent for the Redskins name has officially been cancelled by the US Patent & Trademark office.  This means any team can use the name of the Redskins but that will not happen.  The Washington Redskins can still use the name but it is more than likely that they will finally change the name. I have always disliked the name Redskins and I have name suggestions here for Washington to choose from. Read more about Redskins trademark canceled