RG3 Upstaged At The Alamo Bowl And It Looked So Good

So you watched the Alamo Bowl to scout Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. What you saw was NFL eye candy everywhere. Baylor back Terrance Ganaway (Sr) projected as a fifth-round NFL Draft prospect. Five Alamo bowl touchdowns later, albeit against a terrible Huskies defense, he will move up in the draft. Ganaway upstaged Huskies junior […]

Robert Griffin III On Display for Redskins Tonight in the Alamo Bowl

If you have been sleeping under rock lately, you may not have heard the buzz about Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, quarterback of the Baylor University Bears. The rest of us havenot seen the man play. You get your chance tonight with Baylor faces the Washington Huskies in the Alamo Bowl (9:00 PM ET, […]

Hog Heaven Opponent Scouting: the Philadelphia Eagles, part two

Apparently, no one wants to face the Philadelphia Eagles right now.  Winners of three straight, the Eagles are flying high.  And are eliminated from the playoffs.  Not that we should let the facts get in the way of a fun story. And so the Washington Redskins will be the final opponent faced by the Philadelphia […]

Like Clockwork, NFL Again Snubs Redskins LB London Fletcher for Pro Bowl

You better not pout.You better not better watch out.I’m telling you why.Santa NFL snubbed London again. Roger made a list. He fluffed the fuzz.He took it to heart. He checked TV buzz,But the list ain’t that smart.Santa NFL snubbed London again. London is an iron man,a one-man tackling machine. Though fate dealt him a losing handthe […]

Redskins Release RB Ryan Torain To Make Room For Aldrick Robinson

ESPN 980 “Redskins Radio” announced that the Washington Redskins released running back Ryan Torain today and promoted rookie wide receiver Aldrick Robinson to the roster from the practice squad. Torain followed Coach Mike Shanahan as a free agent to Washington from the Denver Broncos. He rushed for 742 yards and four scores in 10 game […]

Redskins Fall On Vikings’ Sword, 33-26

Pro football is a game of precision. Teams prepare all week to exploit favorable match-ups against opposing teams, and then some guy comes off the bench and obliterates the game plan. That’s the story of Redskins-Vikings. The Washington Redskins held Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and the great Adrian Peterson in check for a half. […]

Scrooged For Christmas, May It Happen To You!

“….and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us! And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God Bless Us, Every One!” ~ Charles Dickins, A Christmas Carol. All of us at Redskins […]

Matt Barkley and the Washington Redskins; not so fast

There will not be an opponent scouting article this week.  The Redskins are favored and I have no reason to write a bunch of mean things about the Minnesota Vikings.  The Redskins have their own set of issues.  I’ll address the quarterback situation here. Matt Barkley announced his decision to return to USC today.  What […]

A critical(ly positive) review of Rex Grossman as Redskins quarterback.

I’m not sure if you’ve realized this, but Rex Grossman has a chance to be a winning quarterback on the Redskins this year.  He’s currently 5-6 as a starter this year with two games to play.  When Redskins Hog Heaven went through and did our predictions for the year, both Tony and I thought the […]

Carlos Rogers, Andre Carter Lead Redskins Alumni News

Carlos Rogers intercepted Ben Roethlisberger in last night’s 49ers-Steelers game. It was his sixth of the season. Rogers joins a growing list of Redskins alumni who went on to other teams an made the playoffs (The ‘Niners have clinched already). Rogers left a legion of haters in Washington who scorned him for hands of stone, […]

Redskins Game MVP: Giants DB Antrel Rolle

Lucky thing that the Washington Redskins played the New York Giants that one time out of 100 that Antrel Rolle said they would lose to the Redskins. Actually, Rolle said that the Giants would beat the ‘Skins 99 times out of a 100. After the upset, because nobody expected Washington to sweep New York, Rolle […]

NFL Week 15 Preview: Bears Are Not A Certain Winner Over Hungry Seahawks

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (6-7) at CHICAGO BEARS (7-6) Sunday, 1:00 PM ET, FOX, Direct TV (708), Sirius (Sea 139, Chi 93) Why Watch neither the Bears nor the Seahawks are not out of the wild card chase.  The winner gets one step closer and the tiebreaker advantage over the loser. What To Watch Three straight losses […]

LaRon Landry And The Silver Lining In The Redskins’ Season

We knew this was going to happen. The Washington Redskins ended S LaRon Landry’s season by placing him on Injured Reserve. “Stuff” like that has happened to Washington all season. Ryan O’Halloran writes on that surgery is (and was from the beginning) Landry’s only option for dealing with his Achilles injury. Landry hoped that […]

Want To Work For The Washington Redskins? Here’s Your Chance

The Washington Redskins is searching for a Director of Sales and Marketing with proven ability to sell million dollar strategic sponsorship deals to Fortune 500 companies. The position will be based out of Redskins Park, located in Ashburn, VA. The right candidate will have a proven record of sales success, will be self-motivated, and dynamic. Aspects […]

Hog Heaven Opponent Scouting: the New York Giants, part two

I can give you plenty of reasons why I believe the Washington Redskins will win this game over the New York Giants, but you must consider that with the Redskins already mathematically elminated from playoff contention, this may not be a good thing.  For one thing, there is the highly publicized issue of draft position. […]

Redskins Over The Patriots May Not Be Mission Impossible

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (9-3) at WASHINGTON REDSKINS (4-8), 1:00 PM ET, CBS Why WatchBeating the Patriots is not mission impossible, just very difficult. If it is to be done, the defense must do it. Get Tom Cruise a burgundy jersey and suit him up.  The NFL briefly billed this game as Shanahan vs. Belichick…because there […]

Throwing Some Hog Heaven Love to Redskins Owner Daniel Snyder

Redskins Hog Heaven regularly bashes Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder, deservedly so, for his lack of strategic football thinking and organizational leadership. Fertilizer rolls downhill. Washington’s lack of on-field success ties directly to failings at the top. That’s in contrast to the approach of Robert Kraft, the Rooney family and Steve Bisciotti who wisely keeps […]

Hog Heaven Opponent Scouting: the New England Patriots

I sat down with Ricky Keeler of Foxboro Blog this week to discuss the state of the Redskins prior to the Patriots game.  The answers to the questions and general negativity on the state of the Redskins are my opinions, and do not reflect Anthony’s thoughts, nor are they they official position of the Redskins […]

Redskins Playoffs: So You Are Saying There’s A Chance

Most Washington Redskins fans are tuning out the rest of the season. Speculating the Redskins’ 2012 NFL Draft moves is much more entertaining. But, Dan Graziano, ESPN’s NFC East blogger tweeted these words of hope this morning:  @espn_nfceast ESPN Blogs NFC East It’s true. If Redskins finish 4-0, Dallas finishes 0-4 and Giants lose to […]

Introducing Your Next Quarterback of the Redskins: Robert Griffin, III

My friends at DC Pro Sports Report remind me that the Washington Redskins season ended for fans several weeks ago. There are four games to go, of course. But, the ‘Skins will face the New England Patriots Sunday without their two best offensive players. DCPSR and many, many fans turn their attention to our favorite […]

Redskins need WR, RB worse than anything else including QB, OL

Yesterday may have been the coming out party for Redskins RB and University of Nebraska product Roy Helu.  With Fred Davis and Trent Williams liable to miss the rest of the season with a ‘joint’ four game suspension, Helu is the best remaining player on the Redskins offense.  And he is only a rookie.  Which […]