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  1. Grading the Redskins’ 2015 draft

    May 3, 2015, 8:25 AM EDT

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    Since we don’t know how the careers of the players picked by the Redskins yesterday will turn out we have to dig in a little more to come up with a grade for Scot McCloughan’s first draft with the team. Here’s my assessment, feel free to leave yours in the comments. Strategy—B McCloughan’s quest to…

  2. Need to Know: Sorting out the roles for the Redskins’ 2015 draft class

    May 3, 2015, 6:11 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, May 3, 44 days before the Redskins hold their mandatory minicamp. Role playing Here is a quick assessment of what the role of each of the Redskins’ draft picks might be in the coming season. OL Brandon Scherff—He will be plugged in at right tackle…

  3. Need to Know: After trade, a busy Saturday ahead for Redskins

    May 2, 2015, 7:01 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, May 2, 45 days before the Redskins hold their mandatory minicamp. A busy day ahead Scot McCloughan got up to his desired number of draft picks and that sets up a busy Saturday for him and the rest of the Redskins’ staff. In a trade…

  4. Need to Know: Five top Friday night draft possibilities for the Redskins

    May 1, 2015, 6:44 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, May 1, 46 days before the Redskins hold their mandatory minicamp. Nickel coverage The Redskins have made their top pick. offensive lineman Brandon Scherff. Here are five players they could take a close look at in Rounds 2 and 3 tonight: DB Eric Rowe—At 6-1,…

  5. Redskins’ pre-draft depth chart, defense

    Apr 30, 2015, 11:53 AM EDT

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    Just before free agency started we took a look at the depth chart as it stood then. There have been a few changes and draft talk and rumors bring up the possibility of more shifting. Yesterday we examined the offense; today it’s the defense. Starters in bold Defense DL: Jason Hatcher, Terrance Knighton, Stephen Paea,…

  6. Need to Know: Five Redskins draft predictions including when they’ll take a running back

    Apr 30, 2015, 8:50 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, April 30, the day the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Nickel coverage It’s finally that day. Here are five Redskins NFL draft predictions: 1. The Redskins will take a running back earlier than most think—I don’t think they will go…

  7. Redskins pre-draft depth chart, offense

    Apr 29, 2015, 3:16 PM EDT

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    Just before free agency started we took a look at the depth chart as it stood then. There have been a few changes and draft talk and rumors bring up the possibility of more shifting. Here’s a look at the offensive side as it stands now. Starters in bold QB: Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins,…

  8. Need to Know: Who will be the Redskins’ top pick on Thursday?

    Apr 29, 2015, 5:14 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, April 29, one day before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Setting the odds on the top pick Yesterday, my man Ben Standig put up a post on CSNwashington.com with his idea of who the top 10 possibilities for the…

  9. Need to Know: Is a Redskins trade down from pick No. 5 inevitable?

    Apr 28, 2015, 5:19 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, April 28, two days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. McCloughan talks trade down Is a trade down from the fifth pick in the draft inevitable? Perhaps that’s too strong a word, but my big takeaway coming out of…

  10. Need to Know: Can the Redskins draft an immediate starter on the O-line?

    Apr 27, 2015, 5:05 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, April 27, three days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. A milestone First, before we get to the post here, I’d like to note that today marks Need to Know No. 1,000. This daily dose of Redskins news and notes…

  11. Need to Know: What’s the best case win total for the 2015 Redskins?

    Apr 26, 2015, 6:40 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, April 26, four 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…

  12. Redskins Draft Countdown: Miami OT Ereck Flowers

    Apr 25, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT

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    The NFL Draft is just a week away and I’ll continue researching the prospects throughout the lead-up to the draft. Along the way I’ll be sharing some of what I find out with Real Redskins readers. The focus will be on players in areas of need for the Redskins but I might look at players…

  13. Need to Know: Who were Scot McCloughan’s best late-round picks?

    Apr 25, 2015, 5:27 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, April 25, five days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Nickel coverage A week from today it will be Day 3 of the NFL draft. This is the time where GM’s and scouting departments really earn their money, finding…

  14. Need to Know: How many of their players did the Redskins draft?

    Apr 24, 2015, 4:48 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, April 24, six days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Here are five facts about the Redskins’ draft history: —The Redskins currently have 20 players that they drafted on their roster. The longest tenured among them is…

  15. Need to Know: The five pivotal games on the Redskins’ 2015 schedule

    Apr 23, 2015, 4:59 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, April 23, seven days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Nickel coverage What are the pivotal games for the Redskins in 2015, the contests that could send the season in one direction or the other? Glad you asked, here…

  16. Plenty of pros and cons to Redskins’ decision on RG3 contract option

    Apr 22, 2015, 2:55 PM EDT

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    According to a Washington Post report, the Redskins may be inclined to exercise their fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III unless they end up selecting Marcus Mariota on April 30, the first day of the NFL draft. Since it seems unlikely that Mariota will still be available, it looks like they could decide to extend…

  17. Need to Know: Redskins should want Cooper, Gurley to land outside of division

    Apr 22, 2015, 6:02 AM EDT

    Amari-Cooper

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, April 22, eight 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…

  18. Need to Know: Will a tight end be on the Redskins’ draft radar?

    Apr 21, 2015, 5:05 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, April 21, nine 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 Facebook…

  19. Redskins Draft Countdown: Alabama WR Amari Cooper

    Apr 20, 2015, 10:23 AM EDT

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    The NFL Draft is just over a week away and I’ll continue researching the prospects throughout the lead-up to the draft. Along the way I’ll be sharing some of what I find out with Real Redskins readers. The focus will be on players in areas of need for the Redskins but I might look at…

  20. Need to Know: Five Redskins draft thoughts including the best defender on the board

    Apr 20, 2015, 4:56 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, April 20, 10 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Here are five thoughts on the Redskins and the NFL draft: —I’ve been thinking the Redskins would go with a guard in second round (specifically Laken Tomlinson…

  21. Need to Know: Will the Redskins draft a receiver with their top pick?

    Apr 19, 2015, 6:35 AM EDT

    Amari-Cooper

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, April 19, 11 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…

  22. Need to Know: Who’s the favorite to be the Redskins’ top pick?

    Apr 18, 2015, 5:51 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, April 18, 12 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…

  23. If your favorite draft prospect hasn’t visited Redskins Park don’t worry

    Apr 17, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

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    If you’re concerned because the Redskins have not brought the player you want them to take in the first round in for a visit, don’t worry about it. There is at about a 50 percent chance that it doesn’t matter. Visits by a draft prospect to the team facility are very unreliable indicators as to…

  24. Need to Know: More defense in the draft for the Redskins?

    Apr 17, 2015, 5:16 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, April 17, 13 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…

  25. Redskins Draft Countdown: Kentucky edge defender Bud Dupree

    Apr 16, 2015, 2:32 PM EDT

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    The NFL Draft is just over two weeks away and I’ll continue researching the prospects throughout the lead-up to the draft. Along the way I’ll be sharing some of what I find out with Real Redskins readers. The focus will be on players in areas of need for the Redskins but I might look at…

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