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  1. Don’t look for an RG3 practice schedule

    Jul 23, 2013, 3:13 PM EST

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    Robert Griffin III said that the Redskins are going to “ease me in” to practice when training camp starts on Thursday.  Don’t expect to find out exactly what is meant by that any time soon. While Mike Shanahan and Redskins head trainer Larry Hess are likely to prepare an outline for when they would like…

  2. Need to Know: Cousins still gets important preseason reps

    Jul 23, 2013, 5:00 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 23, two days before the Redskins start training camp. Cousins not totally left out In training camp Kirk Cousins will be the football equivalent of someone who is all dressed up with nowhere to go. The Redskins’ backup quarterback was prepared to lead the…

  3. Did the Redskins rush RG3 back?

    Jul 22, 2013, 6:37 PM EST

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    Did the Redskins bring back Robert Griffin III too soon? Mike Shanahan has noted on a few occasions, most recently during the Redskins’ OTAs in June, that the usual recovery time for an injury such as the one his quarterback suffered is seven to nine months. When Griffin said that he thought that being ready…

  4. How will RG3 be ‘eased in’?

    Jul 22, 2013, 12:10 PM EST

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    So, the months of speculation are over—almost. Robert Griffin III said today via Twitter that the doctors have said that his right knee has healed to the point where they have cleared him to practice. He also said that the coaches will “ease me in”. Exactly what is meant by that is anyone’s guess. We…

  5. Need to Know: Four possible RG3 scenarios

    Jul 22, 2013, 6:21 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, July 22, three days before the Redskins start training camp. The four possible RG3 scenarios We don’t know exactly what will happen on Wednesday when Dr. James Andrews examines Robert Griffin III’s right knee. That’s the day before training camp and the extent of Griffin’s…

  6. Jul 21, 2013, 8:31 AM EST

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    Garcon_vs.Saints

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, July 21, four days before the Redskins open training camp. That was the week that was —This isn’t fantasy football advice that you should follow or anything but it’s a pretty safe bet that Redskins receivers not named Pierre Garçon will see fewer passes thrown…

  7. Need to Know: Redskins’ 2012 pass defense better than we thought?

    Jul 20, 2013, 6:36 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, July 20, five days before the Redskins start training camp. Pass defense not as bad as advertised? The Redskins had pass defense issues last year; anyone who even casually watched the games would be able to tell you that. Only two teams allowed more yards…

  8. Need to Know: Redskins odds on to make the playoffs?

    Jul 19, 2013, 6:02 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 19, six days before the Redskins start training camp. FO gives Redskins solid chances at playoffs Football Outsiders has published its annual almanac (PDF is available now, print edition coming soon). That used to be an occasion that made Redskins fans cringe as the…

  9. Need to Know: Does Morris need the read option to thrive?

    Jul 18, 2013, 6:00 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 18, seven days before the Redskins start training camp. Does Morris need the threat of the read option? One of the big questions surrounding the 2013 Redskins involves changes to their offense. If the Redskins run less of the read option attack that was…

  10. Need to Know: Orakpo says he’s ‘300 percent’ healthy

    Jul 17, 2013, 6:00 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 17, eight days before the Redskins start training camp. Rak says he’s going to rip it Brian Orakpo has had a difficult time convincing everyone that he’s healthy. “I’m 100, 200, 300 [percent]—whatever that number may be,” the linebacker told Larry Michael on Redskins Nation. “In…

  11. Need to Know: With new rule it’s no pads, no play

    Jul 15, 2013, 1:53 PM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 16, nine days before the Redskins start training camp. No pads, no play The NFL is taking advantage of this lull in the calendar to publicize a rule change that will affect every player on the field from the starting quarterback to the guy…

  12. Less than the sum of their parts

    Sep 14, 2009, 8:15 AM EST

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    The Washington Redskins game against the New York Giants was like a continuation of the preseason, at least the Redskins’ side of things. The play was ragged, there were moments of confusion, even moments of mind-boggling stupidity (I’ve been watching football for over 40 years and I don’t ever remember a quarterback attempting a real…

  13. Live Blog Redskins at Giants

    Sep 13, 2009, 3:30 PM EST

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    Strap your helmets on and fire up the wings! It’s Redskins vs. Giants and you can join the fun right here on the live blog! Just click on the link below and if we don’t already have it going we will shortly. Click Here to launch the live blog.

  14. On WPC: Redskins at Giants Timeline

    Sep 13, 2009, 6:15 AM EST

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    A look back at the highlights and lowlights of the Redskins-Giants series up this morning on WarpathConfidential.com. Washington Redskins at New York Giants Timeline

  15. One Giants corner out, another questionable

    Sep 11, 2009, 2:43 PM EST

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    The New York Giants will be without one of their starting cornerbacks when they take on the Washington Redskins on Sunday. The Friday injury report has Aaron Ross listed as out of the game with a hamstring injury. One of the players who would face an increased role in the wake of Ross’ absence might…

  16. Bold Predictions: Redskins vs. Giants

    Sep 11, 2009, 5:00 AM EST

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    This one will not be for the faint of heart or the weak of stomach or the wobbly-kneed. Hide the women and children. Probably not a bad idea to put away small dogs, too. Multiple collisions resembling car wrecks—and I’m talking a pair of SUV’s here, not, say, a VW and a Prius—will be taking…

  17. Point-counter point: Redskins vs. Giants

    Sep 10, 2009, 8:26 PM EST

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    I invited my friend John Fennelly of blogNYG.com, one of the most lively and active Giants blogs out there, to exchange out thoughts on the game. His thoughts are first, mine follow. I’ll be going with a full-blown bold prediction tomorrow but here is my trash-talking version for the benefit of the Giants fans on…

  18. Two Giants corners sidelined at practice

    Sep 10, 2009, 7:28 AM EST

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    The daily injury report looks pretty good for the Washington Redskins. For the New York Giants, not so much. Washington had two players, Carlos Rogers and Mike Williams, listed as being limited in practice. Rogers is nursing that calf injury he’s been dealing with since early in training camp and Williams has an ankle injury.…

  19. First look: Redskins vs. Giants

    Sep 9, 2009, 2:51 PM EST

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    NFL games are about matchups and the Washington Redskins have one that doesn’t work in their favor when they take on the Giants on Sunday. The Redskins’ weakest unit is their offensive line. New York is loaded with talent on its defensive line. Some mismatches spell trouble. This one potentially spells disaster. It did in…

  20. Ranking the Redskins 1-10

    Sep 8, 2009, 7:50 AM EST

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    Here’s my annual ranking of the front-line Redskins. There are 29 players in the rankings—the 22 regular position starters, a third wide receiver, a third-down back, punter, place kicker, long snapper, kickoff returner, and nickel back. Last week: #29 through #20 Yesterday, #20 through #11 Today, #1-#10 10. London Fletcher, MLB—He’s Greg Blache’s extension on…

  21. LB Darrel Young, WR Onrea Jones fill out practice squad

    Sep 7, 2009, 9:32 AM EST

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    Per Larry Weisman of the Redskins, linebacker Darrell Young, who was a rookie free agent in the Redskins’ camp, and wide receiver Onrea Jones. Jones has been with five teams, San Diego, Green Bay, Indianapolis, and Arizona.

  22. Ranking the Redskins 11-20

    Sep 7, 2009, 8:03 AM EST

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    Here’s my annual ranking of the front-line Redskins. There are 29 players in the rankings—the 22 regular position starters, a third wide receiver, a third-down back, punter, place kicker, long snapper, kickoff returner, and nickel back. Last week: #29 through #20 Today, #20 through #11: 20. Phillip Daniels, DE—Many figured he was done after missing…

  23. Five added to practice squad

    Sep 6, 2009, 3:39 PM EST

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    The following five players had been signed to the Redskins practice squad. S Lendy Holmes DE Rob Jackson WR Trent Shelton DE J.D. Skolnitsky FB Eddie Williams Notably absent from the list is quarterback Chase Daniel. There are three more spots to fill in. Update: Per Jason LaCanfora, Daniel has signed with the Saints practice…

  24. Getting to 10

    Sep 6, 2009, 11:23 AM EST

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    The magic number for the 2009 Washington Redskins is 10. That is the number of wins that will satisfy most fans, will almost assuredly keep Jim Zorn in the head coaching position, land Jason Campbell a new contract, and make almost everyone believe that the team is heading in the right direction. How can they…

  25. 53—The final breakdown

    Sep 5, 2009, 7:53 PM EST

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    QUARTERBACKS (2) Jason Campbell and Todd Collins. RUNNING BACKS (5) Marcus Mason, Clinton Portis, Rock Cartwright, Mike Sellers and Ladell Betts TIGHT ENDS (3) Chris Cooley, Fred Davis and Todd Yoder. RECEIVERS (5) Devin Thomas, Malcolm Kelly, Antwaan Randle El, Marko Mitchell and Santana Moss. OFFENSIVE LINE (10) D’Anthony Batiste (T), Chris Samuels (T), Casey…

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