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  1. Mechanical difficulties?

    Aug 22, 2013, 12:37 PM EDT


    ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski got some headlines on Wednesday by declaring that a quarterback who has started seven NFL games could be one of the best ever. “I truly believe Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever,” Jaworski said Wednesday on ESPN. “I love his skill set. I think the sky’s the…

  2. Need to Know: Can RG3 play with no preseason?

    Aug 22, 2013, 5:13 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 22, two days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. You do what you have to do Robert Griffin III will not play in a preseason game due to his injured knee. Kirk Cousins is likely to play less in the…

  3. Redskins’ Reed still learning

    Aug 21, 2013, 2:37 PM EDT


    Kyle Shanahan knew this was coming for Jordan Reed. The team’s third-round draft choice missed all of minicamp and OTAs with a quad problem. Reed did get some time in catching passes from Robert Griffin III off to the side but that’s no substitute for being in the lineup while the plays are being installed.…

  4. Vick give Eagles best chance to beat Redskins

    Aug 21, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT

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    Eagles coach Chip Kelly named Mike Vick to be his team’s starting quarterback for the 2013 season. The Redskins, Philadelphia’s opening-week opponent, should be concerned. Vick arrived in Philadelphia in 2010, the same season that Mike Shanahan took over as Redskins coach. In that time, Vick has started and finished three games against Washington and…

  5. Need to Know: Back to a renovated Redskins Park

    Aug 21, 2013, 5:59 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 21, three days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. Back to the park After spending their first training camp away from home since 2002, the Redskins will return to practice at Redskins Park today. They will find Redskins Park to…

  6. Redskins will continue preparations behind curtain

    Aug 20, 2013, 4:25 PM EDT

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    After having 10 days off between their first preseason games, the schedule picks up considerably for the Redskins from here on out. They will get four days off before Saturday’s preseason game against the Bills at FedEx Field and then another four-day break before they wrap up their preseason at Tampa Bay the following Thursday.…

  7. Penalties, turnovers mar Redskins’ effort

    Aug 20, 2013, 7:16 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 20, four days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. On top of injuries, sloppiness One of the goals the Redskins had going into last night’s preseason game against the Steelers was to come out of it injury free. With injuries…

  8. Griffin’s status to be determined after preseason finale

    Aug 20, 2013, 12:53 AM EDT


    The status of Robert Griffin III for the Redskins’ season opener will be decided at some point after the Redskins’ final preseason game in Tampa. Mike Shanahan said that Dr. James Andrews, the orthopedic surgeon who did the reconstruction of the quarterback’s right knee last January 9, evaluated Griffin prior to tonight’s preseason game against…

  9. Cousins leaves game with mid-foot sprain

    Aug 19, 2013, 9:09 PM EDT


    Kirk Cousins has left the Redskins preseason game against the Steelers with an what is being reported as a mid-foot sprain. “They feel like it’s mild right now so that’s a good thing,” said Mike Shanahan. X-rays conducted on the right foot were negative, according to reports. Cousins will have an MRI on the foot…

  10. Redskins vs. Steelers chat archive

    Aug 19, 2013, 7:23 PM EDT

    Thanks for joining us! Rich Tandler, JP Finley, and Tarik El-Bashir are here to talk to you about tonight’s game. We’ll get rolling at about 7:30 in advance of the 8:00 kickoff so we’ll see you then!

  11. Amerson, Rambo will be tested vs. Steelers

    Aug 19, 2013, 3:11 PM EDT

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    Although DeAngelo Hall and Josh Wilson are expected to play tonight against the Steelers, rookie David Amerson should see at lot of action with the starters. And Bacarri Rambo will start at free safety and he’ll probably stay in for most of the first half, if not all. The rookies, along with the rest of…

  12. Need to Know: Who’s in-out for Redskins-Steelers

    Aug 19, 2013, 5:45 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 19, five days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. Game chat tonight We had a great turnout for our first game chat of the year so tonight should be a lot of fun as well. Tarik, JP, and I will…

  13. The Week That Was: Redskins’ OL continuity rare in today’s NFL

    Aug 18, 2013, 7:26 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday August 17, one day before the Redskins take on the Steelers at FedEx Field in preseason game No. 2. That Was the Week That Was —Going into this round of preseason games, 55 NFL players had suffered season ending injuries. That means that the Redskins,…

  14. Davis fined $7,875 for TD celebration

    Aug 17, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT


    I sure hope Fred Davis enjoyed his touchdown celebration last week. After catching a three-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins in the first quarter of the Redskins’ preseason game in Tennessee, the Redskins tight odd executed an odd celebration that saw him shaking and, eventually, going to the ground and shaking some more. “It was…

  15. Need to Know: The ups and downs of training camp

    Aug 17, 2013, 6:03 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 17, two days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. The best and worst of training camp in Richmond I put Richmond in my rear view mirror yesterday afternoon as camp broke after 22 days at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins training…

  16. Allen: Cap crunch won’t force cuts

    Aug 16, 2013, 3:22 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—The Redskins are in the second and final year of the $36 million salary cap penalty the NFL imposed in 2012. They had their available cap money reduced by $18 million both last year and this season. As a result, they are very tight against the cap. According to the NFL Players Association website, the…

  17. Need to Know: Preparing for the Eagles

    Aug 16, 2013, 5:51 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 16, three days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. Redskins studying Oregon to prep for Eagles RICHMOND—Last year the Redskins looked at a lot of film from Baylor games to try to design an offense that would suit their new quarterback,…

  18. Practice report: RG3 sharp

    Aug 15, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here’s my look at today’s Redskins practice, first with a look at Robert Griffin III’s day and then a walk around a few other notable events. (Note: just to mix it up we’re shifting back to the old school, non-Twitter report for the last practice report of the year. —Griffin looks none the worse for…

  19. Need to Know: Davis’ workload ramping up

    Aug 15, 2013, 5:30 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 15, four days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. A big test for Davis RICHMOND—Fred Davis saw his first on-field football action since October 21 last week when he played 13 snaps against the Titans. His brief appearance was a success…

  20. Practice report: Reed steals the show

    Aug 14, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT

    Jordan Reed camp catch

    There was only one practice session today but it was a long one, running almost three hours. Here are the observations from today via @Rich_TandlerCSN and @TarikCSN: #RG3 greeting some members of the military and families on the way out to practice. #RedskinsTalk — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 14, 2013 Rambo lining up as…

  21. How did RG3 look?

    Aug 14, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—Robert Griffin III did his first team drills today and the first questions that came across on Twitter was some form of, “How did he look?” The answer is complicated. The short answer is that he looked fine and the longer answer is that we have no idea. Griffin passed the ball pretty well. He…

  22. Need to Know: Baby steps for RG3 today

    Aug 14, 2013, 5:17 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 14, five days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. A big step for Griffin First he said it on Twitter: There is no friction. There is an understanding between coach and player. That is all. Don’t have to like everything —…

  23. Practice report: First scuffle of camp

    Aug 13, 2013, 7:56 PM EDT

    Aldrick Robinson cap

    RICHMOND–Here is today’s practice report via the tweets of @Rich_TandlerCSN and TarikCSN: Stallworth a spectator again. Very involved, but still a spectator. #RedskinsTalk — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 13, 2013 haz yelling “get the ball out” when Morris ploughs into the line. This D needs takeaways. #RedskinsTalk — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 13, 2013 Moss…

  24. Need to Know: Coach, QB agree on what’s important

    Aug 13, 2013, 6:34 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 13, six days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field RG3, Shanahan agree on the big goal If there was any doubt that Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan disagree on the pace of the quarterback’s rehab program it was removed on…

  25. Practice report: Reed, Meriweather back in action

    Aug 12, 2013, 6:18 PM EDT


    Here is a look at Monday’s practice through the tweets for Tarik and Tandler: Trent Williams still practicing with a hard cast on left wrist/hand. #RedskinsTalk — Tarik El-Bashir (@TarikCSN) August 12, 2013 Barry Cofield working an agility drill. #RedskinsTalk — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 12, 2013 Donte Stallworth not in pads, throwing some… Archives

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