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  1. Rookie Tryon may have to step up at CB

    Jun 24, 2008, 6:18 AM EDT

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    I promised a blurb about the Skins’ cornerback situation after the release of John Eubanks, who was the fourth corner last year after Carlos Rogers was put on injured reserve in October. Eubanks was released, it seems to me, and players like Byron Westbrook and Cedric Holt stayed because Eubanks had used up his practice…

  2. Skins’ D-Line a blue-collar group

    Jun 23, 2008, 10:45 PM EDT

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    Many have questioned the Washington Redskins’ “failure” to address the defensive line in the recent draft. They did not draft a defensive lineman until taking Rob Jackson out of Kansas State in the seventh round. Jackson is a prospect but for 2008 he’ll be, at best, a long-term project. Even without the addition of a…

  3. Skins’ D-Line a blue-collar group

    Jun 23, 2008, 6:45 PM EDT

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    Many have questioned the Washington Redskins’ “failure” to address the defensive line in the recent draft. They did not draft a defensive lineman until taking Rob Jackson out of Kansas State in the seventh round. Jackson is a prospect but for 2008 he’ll be, at best, a long-term project. Even without the addition of a…

  4. Moore signed, Eubanks cut

    Jun 20, 2008, 10:13 PM EDT

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    The press release is below. The release of Eubanks is kind of surprising as he did a decent job at dime back after Rogers went out last year. More later today.———– The Redskins have signed rookie safety Kareem Moore, the team announced on Friday. Moore was one of three sixth-round picks by the Redskins in…

  5. Moore signed, Eubanks cut

    Jun 20, 2008, 6:13 PM EDT

    The press release is below. The release of Eubanks is kind of surprising as he did a decent job at dime back after Rogers went out last year. More later today.———– The Redskins have signed rookie safety Kareem Moore, the team announced on Friday. Moore was one of three sixth-round picks by the Redskins in…

  6. Redskins’ camp remains fan unfriendly

    Jun 20, 2008, 11:04 AM EDT

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    With the departure of Joe Gibbs and the arrival of Jim Zorn, some things have changed about the Washington Redskins’ training camp while some things have remained the same. One change is that camp no longer is built by Home Depot; instead, it will be presented by RE/MAX (properly typed in all caps and with…

  7. Redskins’ camp remains fan unfriendly

    Jun 20, 2008, 7:04 AM EDT

    With the departure of Joe Gibbs and the arrival of Jim Zorn, some things have changed about the Washington Redskins’ training camp while some things have remained the same. One change is that camp no longer is built by Home Depot; instead, it will be presented by RE/MAX (properly typed in all caps and with…

  8. Redskins #7—A Cold, Hard Fact?

    Jun 19, 2008, 10:51 AM EDT

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    According to the guys at the blog ColdHardFootballFacts.com, the Washington Redskins are the NFL’s #7 franchise. Not this year. Not over the past few years. Ever. CHFF rated all 32 current NFL franchises from #32 to #1. The rankings were far from cold, hard facts, although in the introduction they tried to make it sound…

  9. Redskins #7—A Cold, Hard Fact?

    Jun 19, 2008, 6:51 AM EDT

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    According to the guys at the blog ColdHardFootballFacts.com, the Washington Redskins are the NFL’s #7 franchise. Not this year. Not over the past few years. Ever. CHFF rated all 32 current NFL franchises from #32 to #1. The rankings were far from cold, hard facts, although in the introduction they tried to make it sound…

  10. Surgery for Samuels?

    Jun 18, 2008, 10:16 PM EDT

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    That’s what Mike Florio at ProFootballTalk.com said. According to a “league source” to whom Florio spoke, Washington Redskins veteran tackle Chris Samuels had a procedure to clean out some particles in his elbow. A few fans of the Website (and I’m one of them) told Florio that they saw Samuels at a DC area hospital.…

  11. Surgery for Samuels?

    Jun 18, 2008, 6:16 PM EDT

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    That’s what Mike Florio at ProFootballTalk.com said. According to a “league source” to whom Florio spoke, Washington Redskins veteran tackle Chris Samuels had a procedure to clean out some particles in his elbow. A few fans of the Website (and I’m one of them) told Florio that they saw Samuels at a DC area hospital.…

  12. No chance of J. Williams pickup

    Jun 18, 2008, 1:47 AM EDT

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    On Tuesday, the Atlanta Falcons released safety Jimmy Williams, a 2006 second-round draft pick out of Virginia Tech. As usually happens when a player who was a high pick in a recent draft is cut loose, folks are asking if the Washington Redskins might have any interest in picking him up. I can generally hazard…

  13. No chance of J. Williams pickup

    Jun 17, 2008, 9:47 PM EDT

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    On Tuesday, the Atlanta Falcons released safety Jimmy Williams, a 2006 second-round draft pick out of Virginia Tech. As usually happens when a player who was a high pick in a recent draft is cut loose, folks are asking if the Washington Redskins might have any interest in picking him up. I can generally hazard…

  14. NOTN: Kirwin's take on Schweigert vs. Doughty

    Jun 17, 2008, 12:43 PM EDT

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    Notes on the News Pat Kirwin of NFL.com had the following take on Stu Schweigert fighting Reed Doughty for playing time: 2. Washington Redskins–Schweigert was just signed as the Redskins continue to beef up the back end of their roster. He had 10 starts for the Raiders last year with 69 tackles, four passes defended…

  15. Rock the vote for Chief Zee

    Jun 17, 2008, 11:05 AM EDT

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    I rarely use this space to encourage the readers here to go out and vote in this or that internet poll. Nor do I talk much about team mascots. In fact, without using the search feature here, I think I can safely say that I have never done so. Generally, such things are a waste…

  16. NOTN: Kirwin’s take on Schweigert vs. Doughty

    Jun 17, 2008, 8:43 AM EDT

    Notes on the News Pat Kirwin of NFL.com had the following take on Stu Schweigert fighting Reed Doughty for playing time: 2. Washington Redskins–Schweigert was just signed as the Redskins continue to beef up the back end of their roster. He had 10 starts for the Raiders last year with 69 tackles, four passes defended…

  17. Rock the vote for Chief Zee

    Jun 17, 2008, 7:05 AM EDT

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    I rarely use this space to encourage the readers here to go out and vote in this or that internet poll. Nor do I talk much about team mascots. In fact, without using the search feature here, I think I can safely say that I have never done so. Generally, such things are a waste…

  18. NOTN: Bugel not a night owl

    Jun 16, 2008, 12:21 PM EDT

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    Notes on the News Bugel still blows with the Redskins, even without Gibbs – USATODAY.com: Gibbs’ departure allows the world to be let in on a little secret: Bugel really isn’t a night owl. All those infamous late-night meetings when Gibbs would meet with the coaching staff until the garbage truck arrived at Redskins Park…

  19. NOTN: Bugel not a night owl

    Jun 16, 2008, 8:21 AM EDT

    Notes on the News Bugel still blows with the Redskins, even without Gibbs – USATODAY.com: Gibbs’ departure allows the world to be let in on a little secret: Bugel really isn’t a night owl. All those infamous late-night meetings when Gibbs would meet with the coaching staff until the garbage truck arrived at Redskins Park…

  20. Are there two Brandon Lloyds?

    Jun 15, 2008, 5:51 PM EDT

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    Consider this statement from columnist David Haugh on Chicago Sports.com: “I know that the mini-camps and OTAs resemble flag football more than the real thing, but Brandon Lloyd and Devin Hester have looked like the most legitimate, dangerous NFL wide receivers the Bears have. Hester always drops mouths with his explosion, but Lloyd has lived…

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