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Rich Campbell

Rich Campbell was a staff writer for The Washington Times.

Articles by Rich Campbell

Grossman expected to re-sign with Redskins

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan expects quarterback Rex Grossman to travel to Northern Virginia on Tuesday night and re-sign with the team, Shanahan said Tuesday morning. Published August 2, 2011

Redskins CB Phillip Buchanon will be suspended for the first four games of the regular season, coach Mike Shanahan said Tuesday. Shanahan said the suspension was issued "a while back" from the NFL office. The coach did not say why Buchanon was suspended or give any other details. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Redskins CB Phillip Buchanon suspended for 4 games

Veteran cornerback Phillip Buchanon, who re-signed with the Washington Redskins this week, will miss the first four games of the regular season because he was suspended by the NFL. Coach Mike Shanahan told reporters of the suspension but would not discuss details. Published August 2, 2011

Washington Redskins safety Oshiomogho (20) runs through drills against Anderson Russell (32) during the first day of training camp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Friday, July 29, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Redskins’ emphasis on 3-4 defense is evident early

Coach Mike Shanahan prioritized defensive upgrades in the draft and free agency, giving the unit a facelift that should move the Redskins closer to achieving their vision for the 3-4 scheme. Published July 31, 2011

Redskins training camp opens

No Donovan McNabb. No Albert Haynesworth. No distractions. It was all football on Friday morning as the Washington Redskins held their first practice of training camp at team headquarters in Ashburn, Va. Published July 29, 2011

Redskins add Bowen, Cofield to revamped defense; Haynesworth’s tenure concludes

Albert Haynesworth already was a star when the Washington Redskins signed him to a record-setting $100 million free agent contract in February 2009. He was a quarterback's nightmare on the field and twice had been named an All-Pro defensive tackle. That acquisition, however, turned out to be one of the worst in NFL history. Published July 28, 2011

Redskins trade Haynesworth to Patriots

The Washington Redskins have traded maligned defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth to the New England Patriots for a 2013 fifth-round draft choice, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Published July 28, 2011

The Washington Redskins have agreed to trade quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Minnesota Vikings for two sixth-round picks, according to FOX Sports report. (Associated Press)

Donovan McNabb saga ends on day of change

Quarterback Donovan McNabb's disastrous tenure with the Washington Redskins reached its anticlimactic conclusion Wednesday night after the team reshaped its roster with a handful of player acquisitions during the day. Published July 27, 2011

Report: Redskins agree to trade McNabb to Vikings for two sixth-round picks

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade a pair of sixth-round picks to the Washington Redskins in exchange for quarterback Donovan McNabb, but the deal won't happen unless McNabb agrees to restructure his contract and accept less money, according to a FOX Sports report. Published July 27, 2011

Redskins go back to the business of fun and games

John Beck couldn't contain himself after learning the news. The Washington Redskins' quarterback drove straight to team headquarters Monday afternoon when he found out the 32 representatives to the NFL Players' Association unanimously approved a deal to end the lockout. Published July 25, 2011

NFL player representatives approve deal to end lockout

The 32 player representatives to the NFL Players Association on Monday afternoon unanimously approved a labor agreement that will end the owners' lockout and ensure labor peace for the foreseeable future. Published July 25, 2011