Monday, August 5, 2019

RICHMOND, Va.- Washington Redskins defensive back speaks with the media after practice at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Training Camp Photo Gallery by Doug Aylestock

RICHMOND, Va.-  Clarke County Sports Senior Photographer Doug Aylestock was at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond on Saturday to capture Military Appreciation Day.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Another Season, Another Training Camp

Jordan Reed looks sharp in one on one     Photo by Doug Aylestock / CCS
Richmond, Va.- Several questions loom for the team as they enter another season.
The biggest concern is the absence of All World tackle Trent Williams.

The Redskins put Williams on the Reserve/Did Not Report list.

"No, I haven't no", was head coach Jay Gruden's answer when asked if he had talked to Trent.

Saturday was Military Appreciation Day sponsered by Geico. 

The players and coaches all feel honored to be able to give back to our armed forces.

"Yeah, it’s a great day, man," Gruden said. "It’s great to have these guys out here. You know, anytime we can support our troops, have them come out here and get a chance to meet them and shake their hand, it’s great for us. Hopefully they get excited to meet us, but we’re definitely excited to meet them. It’s a privilege."

Running back Derrius Guice, who missed all of last season is expected to show his talent as a battle for the running back position emerges between Adrian Peterson, Samjae Perine, Chris Thompson, Byron Marshall, and Craig Reynolds.

We’re going to continue to build on Derrius’ reps, for sure," Gruden said. "We just don’t want to give him 50 reps on the second day back from his injury, so we’re going to continue to build up his rep count and while he’s doing that, we get Samaje more looks, Craig Reynolds some more looks, you know, Byron Marshall some more looks and it’s a benefit for everybody."

The team will continue training camp through August 11 with several special days left, including Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, August 3, Sunday, August 4 is Social Media Day, and Youth football day & Gatorade Junior Training camp. 

The complete schedule and camp information can be found at:

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Tyler Catalina (Left) and Brandon Scherff battle at camp                                   Photo by Doug Aylestock / CCS

Monday, July 1, 2019

Jimmy Moreland excited to be a Redskin

Jimmy Moreland concentrates at Camp   photo by Doug Aylestock / CCS
ASHBURN, Va.- Jimmy Moreland, the consensus 1st team All American cornerback out of James Madison University admits he was worried when it got into the seventh round of the NFL Draft and his name hadn't been called.

"It felt like a weight lifted off my shoulders." Moreland said, "I didn't think I was gonna get a call that late, after the Redskins called it just felt like an accomplishment lifted up, I've been through a lot, I'm just glad I'm here now."

Moreland, from Royal Palm Beach, Florida has gotten used to this area, after starting four seasons for the Dukes. Last year as a Red Shirt senior Moreland

"You know [I went to school] two hours from here. When I got here, most people already knew who I was. A couple of people knew where I was from – Belle Glade, Florida." Moreland said.

Jimmy Moreland breaks up a pass in one on one drills                                             Photo by Doug Aylestock  /  CCS

Moreland is JMU's first NFL Draft selection since 2013 when former offensive lineman Earl Watford was taken in the fourth round by the Arizona Cardinals. He's also the second JMU cornerback to ever be taken in the Draft, joining 2010 sixth-round selection Scotty McGee.

To date, 10 former JMU stars are currently on active NFL rosters, including six from the 2016 national-championship team.

One of those 10 is team mate Andrew Ankrah, a linebacker listed on the roster as a first year veteran, who recently signed a 3 year deal with the team has been helping his fellow team mate out.

"After I got up here, Andrew called me immediately. Asked me if I need anything, and he helps me learn the ropes on and off the field." Moreland said.

Jimmy Moreland speaks with Moe Murphy

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Moses leads by example, excited about this season

Ashburn Va. - On a hot and humid Virginia day Morgan Moses starts his sixth season with the Washington Redskins.
Morgan Moses is excited about the upcoming season and believes in preparation        Doug Aylestock / CCS
"I feel good, another year, year six," Moses said. " I feel good about where we are headed, the pieces that we have, the pieces that we added, its just about getting us  all on one accord and getting us ready."

Moses spoke about the first three games, and the level of competition the team will be facing both at home and away, and that training camp is the place to prepare.

Morgan Moses shares his knowledge with rookie Dwayne Haskins at mini camp         Moe Murphy / CCS
The Richmond native and former UVA Cavalier stood out as the leader of the offensive line with Trent Williams absent with a possible hold out in the future.

"I know Trent, one thing I know about Trent he's working hard. I've trained with him in Houston plenty of times. I know that guy wakes up training and goes to sleep training."Moses said.

Morgan Moses is a true leader for this years Washington Redskins                   Doug Aylestock / CCS

Morgan Moses speaks with the media. Video Below


Thursday, June 13, 2019

Redskins Mini Camp Photo Gallery 6/4/19

ASHBURN, Va. -  The Washington Redskins held their first day of Veteran / Rookie Mini Camp at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA. Moe Murphy of Clarke County Sports was on hand to capture footage at the practice.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Redskins OTA Day One (Photo Gallery)

ASHBURN, Va.- Clarke County Sports photographer Doug Aylestock was on hand at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park on Monday to capture the teams OTA.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Foster reportedly tears ACL in first day of OTA's

ASHBURN, Va.- The Washington Redskins defense took a big hit when 1st year Redskin Reuben Foster went down mid way through yesterday's non contact practice at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park.

Reuben Foster & Montez Sweat speak with Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky  Photo by Doug Aylestock / CCS

"Yeah, he’s going to get his MRI, and CT stuff and all the other tests he has to do. We don’t have any information right now," Redskins coach Jay Gruden said after practice. "Just ran through a gap and stepped on [Tyler] Catalina’s foot and landed funny on his left leg so we’re going to get that checked out. We’ll hope for the best right now until we get the results. But, very concerning for sure. I’ll just have to wait and see before I get too emotional about it." 

Several media sources are reporting Foster has torn his ACL and may also have additional artery damage near his left knee including the NFL's Networks Ian Rapoport tweeted on Monday.
Foster, a third year NFL veteran was signed by the Redskins after the San Francisco 49'ers released the Alabama linebacker amid possible domestic violence charges that have since been dropped.

Several former Tide team mates were looking forward to Foster joining the Burgundy and Gold and were hoping to put all the negativity behind them.

"I didn’t [see his injury]. It is disappointing, but we cannot really say anything until his MRI, just waiting on that right now," Jon Allen said. "Personally, I think everything happens for a reason. God has his plan, you do not always know what he is going to do, but you got to have faith and like I said, we do not even know what happened yet, so we will have to wait for the MRI. He is definitely in my prayers and trust me, I know Rueben, he’ll be fine."

Clarke County Sports will post any official updates from the team on the status of Reuben Foster's injury and projected recovery.