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WATCH: Dwayne Haskins shows off his arm strength in workout with Jerry Jeudy

WATCH: Dwayne Haskins shows off his arm strength in workout with Jerry Jeudy

As Dwayne Haskins prepares for his second season in the NFL, and his first campaign as the true starter of the Redskins, the quarterback has spent time training with an assortment of different wide receivers this offseason. Previous sessions have included the Redskins quarterback teaming up with former NFL stars Antonio Brown and Chad Johnson.

On Saturday, Haskins was filmed working out with Denver Broncos first-round pick Jerry Jeudy. On one play, the Redskins passer dropped back and unleashed a beautiful, nearly 60-yard deep ball to Jeudy, and the former Alabama standout wide receiver caught the ball in stride just before the end zone.

Haskins shared the pass on his official Twitter account, captioning the video "What I tell you."

During the same workout on Saturday, the Redskins passer was spotted throwing to his former Ohio State teammate J.K. Dobbins, hitting the Ravens second-round pick on another gorgeous deep pass. The day prior, Haskins was once again working out with Brown, as the two were practicing routes in the dark with car headlights providing the only light on the field.

Earlier this offseason, Haskins explained why he continues to work out with other current and former NFL players.

"Even with AB, Diggs, Chad, a whole bunch of other NFL players, DeVante Parker, I work out with a lot of receivers, they like to run routes with me," Haskins said. "The biggest thing with those guys is just, trying to be around the best, learning from the best, find ways to get better."

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Haskins' workouts this weekend came at a time where players are not supposed to be organizing private sessions with each other amid the coronavirus pandemic. The NFLPA recently released a statement advising against such actions

While the second-year quarterback has spent time working out with numerous players on other teams, he's also spent several sessions throwing to a trio of his Redskins pass-catchers: Terry McLaurin, Steven Sims and Kelvin Harmon. The four of them planned to train in Florida this offseason and rent an Airbnb together, but once coronavirus spread across the United States in rapid fashion in mid-March, those plans were quickly put to an end.

Despite the obstacles that have come with this pandemic-altered offseason, Haskins has earned praise from McLaurin, head coach Ron Rivera, and offensive coordinator Scott Turner for how he's changed his body and his commitment to getting better.

"He's ready to prove himself right, really, and just be the leader and the quarterback that this franchise needs and deserves," McLaurin said. "He knows that it's going to come with work and dedication, but he's taking the right steps."

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From impossible to inevitable, Redskins name change seems imminent

From impossible to inevitable, Redskins name change seems imminent

A typhoon of momentum washed over the Washington football organization in the last week and all of a sudden one thing seems quite clear: The Redskins will never play another game.

There will still be football played at FedEx Field and that team seems very likely to still wear burgundy and gold, but after a series of public comments and private conversations with sources in and around the NFL, a Redskins name change is imminent.

Over and over and from different people, one phrase got repeated when asked if the Redskins were actually going to change the team name: "It's done."

The exact timeline remains murky, and there are difficult logistic, marketing and financial questions looming, but too much happened too fast for any other outcome than a name change.

Speaking with numerous sources one misconception emerged however.

While the Redskins publicly announced that the team is conducting a “thorough review” of the team name on July 3, multiple sources explained that internal conversations about changing the name have been going on for some time.

In fact, one source explained that after the murder of George Floyd in May and the massive public protests and demands for social justice that followed, the conversations about changing the Redskins moniker heated up the first week of June.

It’s unclear what the new name will be.

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Redtails and Warriors seem to have the most momentum, but that doesn’t mean either will be the new name. The organization wants to consult with a wide variety of people and resources before finalizing a selection.

The team is proud of its history, understandably, and does not want to abandon all of the team’s success and tradition. What exactly that means will be revealed, likely in the next month or so.

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Let’s be clear - public pressure from FedEx, Nike and Pepsi hastened the call for change.

When FedEx publicly requested on July 2 that Washington change its team name from Redskins, this process got sent into overdrive. The team announced its plan for an internal review of the name the next morning. But conversations, some extensive, had already begun inside the organization prior to FedEx’s announcement.

What once seemed unthinkable now seems inevitable - the Washington Redskins won’t take the field again. 

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Former Patriot and Eagle Pro Bowler Asante Samuel takes shot at Darrell Green

Former Patriot and Eagle Pro Bowler Asante Samuel takes shot at Darrell Green

Asante Samuel got hit Fourth of July fireworks started early Saturday morning with a negative tweet about NFL Hall-of-Famer Darrell Green.

The former Pro Bowler with the Patriots and the Eagles had a fine 11-year NFL career. He is a Super Bowl champion himself. But his out-of-nowhere tweets about Green, one of the NFL’s all-time great corners, were just…weird. 

Green was a dominant player on two Super Bowl champions, a seven-time Pro Bowler and an All-Pro in 1991. He was one of the fastest players in the league, a fearsome punt returner when necessary in playoff games and an all-around great player. Even other players from Samuel’s era were confused, including former Redskins safety Will Blackmon.

That's a pretty accurate description of the differences between Samuel's era and the way the game was played when Green was at his peak. Maybe he stuck around too long and maybe he wasn't close to the player he'd once been by the late 90s and early 2000s.

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But peak Darrell Green was an unquestioned Hall-of-Fame player. Teams didn't throw at him for a reason. When they did, they paid for it. Samuel got a little aggressive for a guy who might have cost the Pats an extra Super Bowl. 

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Tony Dungy, himself a great player and a Super Bowl champion as a player AND a coach, clapped back at Samuel for his ignorance of NFL history. 

That about says it all. 

For his part, Samuel doubled down responding to some tweets but by the afternoon he was starting to see the light. Sort of. 

 

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