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  1. Need to Know: Stallworth already on the bubble?

    Jul 30, 2013, 5:23 AM EST

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 30, nine days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Is Stallworth running out of time? Donte Stallworth was a late free agent arrival for the Redskins this year. He came to minicamp in mid-June to try out for the team. He…

  2. Practice report: Josh Wilson back in the swing

    Jul 29, 2013, 7:25 PM EST

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    RICHMOND—It’s getting hotter here every day but that’s the way it’s supposed to be. Here is your practice report for Monday afternoon. —Jarvis Jenkins is in limbo. He’s the starter at left defensive end but he won’t be on the roster for the first four games. So he is spending some time with the second…

  3. Davis looking for a full, productive 2013

    Jul 29, 2013, 10:33 AM EST

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    Davis-camp-vs.-Thomas

    If the NFL had an All-Pro team for players who were on pace to have good years before having their seasons ended prematurely, Fred Davis would be a two-time member. In 2011, the Redskins’ tight end was on pace to catch 79 passes for 1064 yards before a drug-related suspension ended his season after 12…

  4. Need to Know: Big Year 3 for Hankerson, Robinson

    Jul 29, 2013, 4:40 AM EST

    Hankerson camp

    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Monday, July 29, 10 days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Make or break for Hank, Robinson? The Redskins drafted three wide receivers in 2011. One of them, fifth-round pick Niles Paul, has been converted to tight end. This could be the year…

  5. TW3: Will a rookie start at safety?

    Jul 28, 2013, 7:29 AM EST

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    Rambo-rookie-camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, July 28, 11 days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. That was the week that was —The Redskins did host linebacker Joe Mays last night at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond. For the time being it appears that he is…

  6. Morris: ‘I haven’t made it yet’

    Jul 26, 2013, 4:02 PM EST

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    RICHMOND–The NFL is all about what you have done lately. It is also a league where if you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse. The status quo is not acceptable. Alfred Morris knows all about that this year. In 2012 he rushed for 1613 yards, breaking the team record for a single season and becoming…

  7. Practice notes: A limited RG3 still draws cheers

    Jul 25, 2013, 8:34 PM EST

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    RICHMOND—Here are a few observations on the Redskins’ first full training camp practice on July 25, 2013. —Per the CBA rules, the Redskins were not in full pads today; those are not permitted until the fourth day of training camp. Some of the players wore shells (light shoulder pads) but for most it was helmets…

  8. Rambo, Amerson starting at the top

    Jul 25, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

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    Rambo-rookie-camp

    When defensive back coach Raheem Morris called for the first-team secondary to line up in this morning’s walk through, two of the players were rookies. Second-round pick David Amerson was lined up at cornerback opposite DeAngelo Hall and sixth-rounder Bacarri Rambo was the strong safety. Brandon Meriweather was at strong safety. To be sure, the…

  9. Next step of RG3’s rehab is on the field

    Jul 25, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

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    Robert Griffin III believes that he can’t do much more towards getting back on the football field besides actually getting on the field. He has passed all of the medial tests. “In my mind, I have nothing left to prove” when it comes to the fitness of his knee, Griffin said at a press conference…

  10. Need to Know: It’s go time!

    Jul 25, 2013, 4:40 AM EST

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 25, 14 days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. So it begins The Redskins road to defending their NFC East title starts today. Actually, the team had to hit the road before starting that road. The players and coaches have made…

  11. Need to Know: For RG3, preseason games are about risk-reward

    Jul 24, 2013, 6:38 AM EST

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    RG3-minicamp-13

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 24, one day before the Redskins start training camp. The risk-reward balance So it appears that we won’t see Robert Griffin III in the games that don’t count so that the Redskins can be assured that he can play in the games that do…

  12. Don’t look for an RG3 practice schedule

    Jul 23, 2013, 3:13 PM EST

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    Shanahan_wave

    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…

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

    Jul 23, 2013, 5:00 AM EST

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    Cousins_vs.Bears

    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…

  14. 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…

  15. How will RG3 be ‘eased in’?

    Jul 22, 2013, 12:10 PM EST

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    RG3 passing

    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…

  16. Need to Know: Four possible RG3 scenarios

    Jul 22, 2013, 6:21 AM EST

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    RG3-throwing-minicamp

    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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

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

    Jul 19, 2013, 6:02 AM EST

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    RG3-passing-vs-SEA

    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…

  20. 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…

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

    Jul 17, 2013, 6:00 AM EST

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    Orakpo-OTAs

    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…

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

    Jul 15, 2013, 1:53 PM EST

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    Trent-Williams-vs.-Eagles

    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…

  23. 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…

  24. 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.

  25. 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

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