• Fans watch afternoon practice at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Where to eat near Redskins training camp in Richmond

    By Dana Craig - Special to The Washington Times

    Considering the feverish growth of Richmond’s restaurant scene in the last five years or so, Virginia’s capital city has something for just about any palate.

  • Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) celebrates after catching a 25 yard touchdown in the first quarter as the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles in Monday Night NFL football at FedExField, Landover, Md., Monday, September 9, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    DeSean Jackson, Andre Roberts give Redskins’ receiving corps a boost

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    The Washington Redskins thought they had found a future starting wide receiver in March when they lured Andre Roberts away from the Arizona Cardinals.

    Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and first-year coach Jay Gruden seem perfect for each other at this stage in their careers. But many thought Griffin and former coach Mike Shanahan were in it for the long haul as well. (Associated Press)

    SNYDER: RG3, Gruden perfect together — for now

    By Deron Snyder - The Washington Times

    Griffin is fully recovered from the knee injury that severely hampered his performance last season. Gruden is eager, energetic and enthusiastic, raring to start his first training camp as an NFL head coach. They're prime candidates to grow old and gray together.

    FILE - This Oct. 3, 2010, file photo shows former New York Giants player and current CBS analyst Phil Simms gesturing during the Ring of Honor Ceremony during an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium, in East Rutherford, N.J.  (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

    LOVERRO: CBS Sports leaves broadcasters hanging in Redskins name debate

    By Thom Loverro - The Washington Times

    This winter, CBS paid $250 million for the rights to broadcast eight Thursday night games. Upon announcing the deal, Sean McManus declared, "The NFL is the most powerful programming in television." Apparently, not as powerful as any broadcasters who, after announcing Redskins games throughout their career, may have suddenly decided they can't live with themselves anymore and will no longer use the name.

    Buffalo Bills tight end Mike Caussin (80) takes part in drills during an NFL football minicamp in Orchard Park, N.Y., Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

    Redskins sign Va. native Mike Caussin, make minor moves

    By Tarik El-Bashir - CSNwashington.com

    Caussin attended West Springfield High School and James Madison University. He's the fifth tight end on Washington's roster, joining Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Niles Paul and rookie Ted Bolser.

    FILe - This Oct. 20, 2013 file photo shows Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (99) looking up during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens, Fla. Dareus is scheduled for trial in September on charges filed after a crash that police say happened during a street race. Dareus was in town court in the Buffalo suburb of Hamburg on Tuesday, July 1, 2014,  when a judge set Sept. 9 for a nonjury trial.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

    Marcell Dareus of Bills enters substance abuse program

    By John Wawrow - Associated Press

    Dareus, who is from Alabama and played for the Crimson Tide, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia after being stopped by a state trooper on May 5. The charges will be dismissed and potentially expunged should the 2011 first-round draft pick successfully complete the program.

    FILE - In this Thursday, May 29, 2014 file photo, New York Giants running back David Wilson talks to the media during an NFL football organized team activity in East Rutherford, N.J. New York Giants running back David Wilson has been cleared for contact work after recovering from neck surgery, Monday, July 21, 2014. Although he attended offseason workouts with the Giants, Wilson was held back from many activities by the team's medical staff. On Monday, he said, "I got cleared this morning ... that was the best news I'd gotten in a while."  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

    Giants’ David Wilson cleared to return after neck surgery

    By Associated Press

    Although he attended offseason workouts with the Giants, Wilson was held back from many activities by the team's medical staff until Monday, when the team reported for training camp.

    FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo, New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) tries to get past Atlanta Falcons free safety Thomas DeCoud (28) during the second half of an NFL football game in Atlanta. The Saints have confirmed a multiyear contract with star tight end Jimmy Graham. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

    Jimmy Graham, Saints finalize long-term contract

    By Associated Press

    Graham has led the Saints in catches the past three seasons and led them in yards receiving and touchdowns in two of the last three seasons. For the past three regular seasons, he has 270 catches for 3,507 yards and 36 touchdowns.

    Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews, left, interviews Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford after an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Erin Andrews joining Fox’s top NFL broadcast team as Pam Oliver gets new role

    By Associated Press

    Andrews will take over as the sideline reporter for Fox's top NFL team of Joe Buck and analyst Troy Aikman. Fox Sports president Eric Shanks says Oliver will continue to work as sideline reporter this season with the announcing team of Kevin Burkhardt and analyst John Lynch.

    Baltimore Ravens tackle James Hurst, bottom left, performs a drill as teammates watch during NFL football minicamp, Thursday, June 19, 2014, at the team's practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    2014 NFL training camp reporting dates, sites

    By Associated Press

    List of sites and reporting dates for 2014 NFL training camps

    Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson speaks during a media availability after an NFL football training camp practice at Redskins Park, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Tanard Jackson suspended indefinitely by NFL — again

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    The infraction is at least the fourth for Jackson, whose violations of the policy have derailed his once-promising career. Originally suspended for the first four games of the 2009 season, Jackson missed an entire year after he failed a drug test following the second week of the 2010 season.

    Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) is surrounded by fans that rushed the field and security as he is escorted off the field following their 45-38 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    SNYDER: RG3 worth his weight in bronze to Baylor

    By Deron Snyder - The Washington Times

    I'm neither a Baylor University alum nor a fan of the Baylor Bears. But I know what I'd say to outsiders who oppose Robert Griffin III's upcoming statue outside the school's new stadium: Mind your business.

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