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Topic - Al Saunders
Al Saunders was a teenager when he first worked for the Oakland Raiders, serving as a ball boy in Al Davis' first year as coach with the franchise in 1963.
On his second play of his first NFL practice with the Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor fumbled the snap and had to fall on the ball.
Poor Jason Campbell.
Jim Zorn might as well have been named the interim coach of the Redskins.
PHOENIX — As his search for a coach reaches a third week today, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder is expanding his options.
A week ago, Gregg Williams was the favorite to be the next coach of the Washington Redskins. Yesterday after falling out of favor with Redskins owner Dan Snyder and executive vice president Vinny Cerrato during the interview process, Williams was relieved of his duties as Washington's assistant head coach-defense.
No stadium has produced more false starts by the opposition than Seattle's Qwest Field.
A month ago when the Redskins were dragging along at 5-7, everybody was asking me whether Joe Gibbs should be fired — fans, radio interviewers, my dentist, everybody. In fact, they posed a much more leading question than that: Shouldn't Joe Gibbs be fired? I gave them all the same answer:
PASSING OFFENSE: C
August has not been Al Saunders' month.
Quarterback Todd Collins will play ahead of Mark Brunell once Jason Campbell leaves tomorrow's preseason game against Pittsburgh, Washington coach Joe Gibbs said yesterday.
Santana Moss has a routine: Any part of his body that has been torn, strained, sprained, pulled, aggravated, nicked or tweaked gets smothered by a bag of ice every day. No exceptions.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mason's late 1-yard plunge and Byron Westbrook's subsequent fumble recovery for a touchdown may have given the Washington Redskins a 14-6 victory over the Tennessee Titans in their preseason opener last night. Photo Gallery: Redskins vs Titans
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The most telling image from the Washington Redskins' first-half offensive performance last night against the Tennessee Titans wasn't the inefficient running game, the zero points or the constant third-and-long situations. Photo Gallery
Jackson had talked to Saunders about being on his staff long before he ever got the job, having told him during their time together as assistants in Baltimore that he would hire him when he became a head coach.
"As a kid, this was my team," Saunders said. "When you get to the tail end of your career, there are a lot of things more important in what you do than some other things. I would love to see this franchise return to the way it was when I was a kid growing up. I'd like to help the guy that I was a ball boy for years ago, maybe return this franchise to the class and the quality that it was many years ago. I would really feel great if I could make a contribution in that regard."