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  1. Need to Know: How much cap space do the Redskins need to sign their draft picks?

    Mar 17, 2015, 5:59 AM EDT

    Dante-Fowler-Florida

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, March 17, 44 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins…

  2. Redskins’ cap space is dwindling but they can create more

    Mar 16, 2015, 10:06 AM EDT

    McCloughan intro

    The Redskins have spent much of their available salary cap space since the start of free agency last week but they still have an adequate amount to work with and the ability to create some more if they need it. Washington started a week ago with about $28 million in cap space. According to Over…

  3. Need to Know: Who replaces Helu as the Redskins’ No. 2 running back?

    Mar 16, 2015, 4:50 AM EDT

    Chris-Thompson-TD-vs.-Giants

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, March 16, 45 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins…

  4. Need to Know: What affect will free agency have on the Redskins’ draft?

    Mar 15, 2015, 5:59 AM EDT

    Terrance-Knighton-Broncos

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, March 15, 46 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins…

  5. Need to Know: Redskins’ free agents bring playmaking ability

    Mar 14, 2015, 7:05 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, March 14, 47 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Redskins free agent acquisitions are playmakers The 2014 Redskins had some difficulty making big plays on defense. They had just 19 takeaways, tied for 28th in the NFL. They…

  6. Need to Know: Free agency changes look of many of Redskins ’15 opponents

    Mar 13, 2015, 6:29 AM EDT

    Suh-Dolphins

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, March 13, 48 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. What have the 2015 opponents done in free agency? The Redskins’ 2015 schedule won’t come out until next month but we know who they will play. Let’s take a…

  7. Need to Know: If Griffin is not the answer at QB the Redskins must act now

    Mar 12, 2015, 4:21 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, March 12, 49 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Depth chart pre-free agency Now that John Clayton’s report that the Redskins will draft Marcus Mariota if he is still on the board when the fifth pick in the…

  8. Need to Know: Redskins start free agency on a slow roll

    Mar 11, 2015, 6:02 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, March 11, 50 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Redskins are slow rolling free agency When free agency opened in the past the Redskins were frequently among the first to dive into the pool with a big transaction…

  9. Need to Know: Examining the Redskins’ pre-free agency depth chart

    Mar 10, 2015, 6:02 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, March 10, the day the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. It officially gets underway at 4 p.m. Depth chart pre-free agency With free agency starting in just a few hours let’s take a look at the Redskins’ depth chart…

  10. Numbers for possible extension for Redskins’ Kerrigan taking shape as other pass rushers sign

    Mar 9, 2015, 11:51 AM EDT

    Kerrigan-vs-Colts

    We are close to the start of the NFL free agent signing period (well, 4 p.m. tomorrow is supposed to be the start of it, anyway) it seems like a piece of unfinished business hanging out there for the Redskins. Ryan Kerrigan, the team’s best defensive player, is going to play in 2015 on a…

  11. Need to Know: What is the Redskins’ free agency game plan?

    Mar 9, 2015, 5:30 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, March 9, one day before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. The free agency game plan We’re a day away from free agency starting in the NFL. In the past, we would have a pretty good idea of how…

  12. Need to Know: On first day of legal tampering, Redskins show interest in safety, nose tackle

    Mar 8, 2015, 5:53 AM EDT

    Marcus-Gilchrist

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, March 8, two days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Free agency heats up Here’s a quick look at some players who have been linked to the Redskins during the free agent “legal tampering” period that began at…

  13. Need to Know: Which players on the roster are the Redskins for life?

    Mar 7, 2015, 5:49 AM EDT

    Trent_Williams-intro

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, March 7, three days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Question of the day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in…

  14. Need to Know: Who starts–and who finishes–2015 at QB for the Redskins?

    Mar 6, 2015, 5:00 AM EDT

    Cousins-RG3-Richmond-camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, March 6, four days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Nickel coverage Question of the day Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins…

  15. Despite NFL QB shortage, Redskins will not bring back McCoy

    Mar 5, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT

    McCoy-vs-Cowboys-2

    The NFL is facing a quarterback shortage. A number of teams need both starters and backups and the pool of available signal callers in the draft and in free agency is very thin. Some are saying that this diminished QB pool is a good reason for the Redskins to trade Kirk Cousins. The laws of…

  16. Need to Know: Playing the odds predicting the Redskins’ 2015 O-line

    Mar 5, 2015, 5:12 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, March 5, five days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Nickel coverage Question of the day We’re going back to the NTK format we’ve been using since last month. Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a…

  17. Redskins interested spectators as Chip Kelly reshapes his Eagles

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:56 AM EDT

    mccoy-jumping

    The Eagles started making news on Tuesday afternoon when word got out that they were going to part ways with cornerback Cary Williams and pass rushers Trent Cole and Brandon Graham. While Philly fans and media were working on figuring out how these starters would be replaced with no obvious candidates to step in on…

  18. Need to Know: Five free agents who won’t become Redskins

    Mar 4, 2015, 5:00 AM EDT

    Suh-vs-Cowboys

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, March 4, six days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Nickel coverage Here are five NFL free agents who won’t be playing for the Redskins in 2015. DT Ndamukong Suh—Despite reports that the Redskins are “interested” in Suh,…

  19. Need to Know: Which Redskins could rise up the depth chart in 2015?

    Mar 3, 2015, 4:53 AM EDT

    Chris-Thompson-TD-vs.-Giants

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, March 3, seven days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Question of the day We’re going back to the NTK format we’ve been using since last month. Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted…

  20. Will the Redskins try to squeeze out more cap room?

    Mar 2, 2015, 10:23 AM EDT

    Kerrigan-forced-fumble-Eagles

    The Redskins have about $25 million in salary cap space, assuming that the NFL cap comes in at the $143 million that the NFLPA estimated last week. They created over $9 million in space last week when they released defensive linemen Barry Cofield and Stephen Bowen. With free agency starting a week from tomorrow, are…

  21. Need to Know: Redskins, NFL get ready to embark on a busy March

    Mar 2, 2015, 5:50 AM EDT

    McCloughan intro

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, March 2, eight days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. NFL calendar over the coming week The NFL is moving into March and the business season starts to pick up the pace. Here’s a look at the league…

  22. In need of red zone help, Redskins could look for a big wide receiver in the draft

    Mar 1, 2015, 10:40 AM EDT

    Kevin-White-TD

    Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan likes big football players. His logic is that over the course of 150 or so plays during a game the advantages that a bigger player has over a smaller player will win out. That sounds good in theory but is there any proof? Or is that just an old adage…

  23. Need to Know: Should the Redskins replace kicker Kai Forbath?

    Mar 1, 2015, 7:01 AM EDT

    Forbath-winning-FG-vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, March 1 nine days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Question of the day We’re going back to the NTK format we’ve been using since last month. Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted…

  24. Need to Know: Redskins’ D-line depth chart is in flux

    Feb 28, 2015, 5:58 AM EDT

    Redskins-D-line-vs.-Philly

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, February 28, 10 days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. D-line transformation just beginning In 2011 the Redskins drafted Jarvis Jenkins in the second round and soon after the lockout ended they signed Stephen Bowen and Barry Cofield…

  25. Need to Know: Will Redskins’ Hall move to safety?

    Feb 27, 2015, 5:24 AM EDT

    Hall-TD-vs.-Lions

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 27, 11 days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Question of the day We’re going back to the NTK format we’ve been using since last month. Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted…

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