Home Sports Redskin #BamaSkins: How Nick Saban’s influence is felt in Ashburn SportsRedskin #BamaSkins: How Nick Saban’s influence is felt in Ashburn March 28, 2019 19 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp ASHBURN, Va. — Landon Collins’ phone buzzed, alerting him to a couple of direct messages he had just received via Instagram. One note was from Washington linebacker Ryan Anderson. The other was from defensive end Jonathan Allen. Word had gotten got out that Collins’ time with the Giants was up. New York did not plan to use the franchise tag to retain the star safety, and so the 25-year-old was set to become a free agent after four seasons, a distinguished stint that included three trips to the Pro Bowl and first-team All-Pro honors in recognition of a monster 2016 season. It’s rare for a player with Collins’ combination of youth and talent to hit the open market. But he did. And his former Alabama teammates seized on the opportunity. “I said, ‘I would love to play with you here, man,’” Allen said of the message he sent to Collins. “‘We like what you do. We want you here. You’d be a great… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR [USA Today: Redskins Wire] – Watch: Tom Brady sinks incredible shot in Champions for Charity event Ron Rivera's first meeting with Redskins: Nick Sundberg, Tress Way share details Fifty NFL Twitter accounts to follow (plus a bonus team-by-team list!) [USA Today: Redskins Wire] – Ranking the NFL's offenses from worst to first [USA Today: Redskins Wire] – Landon Collins going to miss Dunbar and Norman — intrigued by new additions on D [Washington Post] – Jennifer King has been a cop, a QB and a national champion. Next up: Redskins assistant coach. [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Six unsung plays from Washington Redskins history [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – All aTwitter: 25 May 2020 [The Washington Times] – Landon Collins sees 2016 Giants parallel with Redskins' offseason [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Redskins: Riggo’s Rag Podcast – Chase Young in-depth breakdown [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – For Redskins, stretch run of 2020 campaign will be an excellent test Landon Collins going to miss Dunbar and Norman — intrigued by new additions on D LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.