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  1. Need to Know: Five Redskins who need good games against the Lions tonight

    Aug 20, 2015, 6:42 AM EST

    Amerson-vs-Giants

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 20, the day the Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Five players who need to succeed against the Lions Here are five players who need to have good games tonight against the Lions. QB Robert Griffin III—I used to compile these…

  2. Redskins’ RG3 speaks—about football

    Aug 19, 2015, 10:05 AM EST

    RG3-handoff-vs-Browns

    This may be breaking news to some of you but Robert Griffin III spent the vast majority of his meeting with reporters on Tuesday talking about football, not about his self-assessment of his quarterbacking abilities. They are playing a preseason game against Detroit on Thursday and Griffin was asked about what he wanted to accomplish…

  3. Need to Know: After training camp, five Redskins who are now roster locks

    Aug 19, 2015, 5:36 AM EST

    Chris-Thompson-camp-RVA

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 19, one day before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Five players who have become roster locks Before OTAs started in late May, I did a post on the players I thought were roster locks. I came up with 41 of…

  4. Reaction to out of context RG3 quote is over the top

    Aug 18, 2015, 9:39 AM EST

    RG3 sideline vs Browns

    The problem with the “best” comment that is creating an uproar out there is that the full thought of Robert Griffin III doesn’t fit into a tweet. But, “I feel like I’m the best quarterback in the league,” has been wildly misrepresented, for the most part. It was taken out of context because his full…

  5. Need to Know: Moses’ performance forced changes to right side of Redskins O-line

    Aug 18, 2015, 4:52 AM EST

    Moses Scherff camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 18, two days before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Moses’ performance forced changes to right side of Redskins O-line RICHMOND—Coming into training camp the expectations for Redskins offensive tackle Morgan Moses cold not have been much lower. He got a…

  6. Need to Know: Did the Redskins gamble and lose at tight end?

    Aug 17, 2015, 5:29 AM EST

    Mahina camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 17, three days before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Lions preseason game may affect tight end depth chart RICHMOND—Did the Redskins gamble and lose at the tight end position this past offseason? They had Logan Paulsen and injury-prone Jordan Reed…

  7. Redskins Practice report, Day 19: Williams and Amerson return

    Aug 16, 2015, 7:30 PM EST

    Trent-Williams-vs-Rams

    RICHMOND—The Redskins got together for their final day of practice in front of the fans here (there will be a closed practice tomorrow). Here are my observations. —OT Trent Williams was back to a full workload. So was CB David Amerson, who participated in individual drills on Saturday. Still out for the Redskins were TE…

  8. Need to Know: Redskins’ Smith enjoys his pro debut

    Aug 16, 2015, 5:53 AM EST

    Preston Smith vs. Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, August 16, four days before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Smith enjoys his pro debut RICHMOND—The Redskins drafted Preston Smith in the second round, hoping that the Mississippi State product would battle Trent Murphy for the starting job at right outside…

  9. Redskins practice report, Day 18: Fan appreciation day

    Aug 15, 2015, 5:47 PM EST

    Ihenacho-Goldson-camp

    RICHMOND—It was Fan Appreciation Day here and 7,130 fans turned out. They watched a practice that has some entertaining moments; here are my observations: —OT Trent Williams was held out of practice with a knee injury. It was nothing serious; according to Jay Gruden he probably could have practiced but he was held out as…

  10. Bubble watch version 4.0: Predicting the Redskins’ 53-man roster

    Aug 15, 2015, 10:32 AM EST

    Running backs training camp

    RICHMOND—The Redskins opened their preseason in Cleveland on Thursday and both injuries and performances in that game shuffled the 53-man roster with just three weeks to go until cutdown day on September 5. Here are my projections of who will end up on the roster when the dust settles and the team heads into Week…

  11. Need to Know: Five Redskins who have work to do as camp resumes

    Aug 15, 2015, 4:24 AM EST

    RG3-running-vs.-Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 15, five days before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Work to do The Redskins played pretty well against the Browns on Thursday. As training camp resumes, however, some players still have a lot to do to get ready for the…

  12. The good, the bad, and the ugly from Redskins vs. Browns

    Aug 14, 2015, 2:30 PM EST

    redskins-vs.-Browns

    Earlier today we looked at the individual players who had rising and falling stock in the wake of last night’s preseason game in Cleveland. Keeping in mind that it can be dangerous to project regular seasons performance based on these games, let’s step back and look at the big picture and see what aspects of…

  13. Need to Know: Stock up-Stock down for Redskins vs. Browns

    Aug 14, 2015, 6:50 AM EST

    Matt Jones vs. Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 14, six days before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Stock up-Stock down CLEVELAND—Preseason games are not about the scoreboard but more about individual performance. Here are players whose stock rose and fell against the Browns last night. Up—RB Matt Jones:…

  14. Need to Know: Five things to watch for tonight in Redskins vs. Browns

    Aug 13, 2015, 5:52 AM EST

    Morris-stopped-vs-Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 13, seven days before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. What to watch for CLEVELAND—Here are five things to watch during the Redskins’ preseason game against the Browns: Robert Griffin III—Yeah, this one is pretty obvious. He should play more than…

  15. Need to Know: Paul will start for Redskins but Reed will get plenty of snaps

    Aug 12, 2015, 5:33 AM EST

    Niles Paul RVA camp 15

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 12, one day before Washington Redskins open their preseason against the Browns in Cleveland. If you need to catch up on what’s happening in Richmond, scroll to the bottom for a list of our posts from the last 24 hours.  Paul will start for…

  16. Redskins practice report Day 13: Good day for RG3, with an asterisk

    Aug 11, 2015, 6:08 PM EST

    RG3-passing-minicamp

    RICHMOND—It was hot and sticky as the Redskins made their final preparations for their preseason opener in Cleveland in two days. Here are my observations from practice and some quotes from around the Bon Secours training center: —The players were not in pads, although some wore shells. This is typical for a regular season Friday…

  17. Need to Know: Redskins’ Hatcher looking for a bounce back year

    Aug 11, 2015, 6:10 AM EST

    Hatcher-fumble-recovery

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 11, two days before Washington Redskins open their preseason against the Browns in Cleveland. If you need to catch up on what’s happening in Richmond, scroll to the bottom for a list of our posts from the last 24 hours.  Hatcher looking to bounce…

  18. Redskins practice report, Day 12: A strong day for Forbath

    Aug 10, 2015, 6:43 PM EST

    Forbath_FG_Vikings

    RICHMOND—The Redskins returned to Richmond and so did the rain. There was some pretty steady rainfall for about the first half of practice but it tapered off for the latter part of the session. Here are my observations. —Robert Griffin III had an up and down day. In fact, it probably was more down than…

  19. Bubble watch version 3.0: Predicting the Redskins’ 53-man roster

    Aug 10, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

    Will Compton camp 2

    RICHMOND—The Redskins open the preseason in Cleveland in just a few days and in less than four weeks they will cut to their final 53 players. In other words, it’s getting late early for the players on the bubble trying to secure a roster spot. Here are my projections of who will end up on…

  20. Need to Know: A brawl, position changes and departures highlight the Redskins’ week

    Aug 10, 2015, 3:57 AM EST

    Redskins line stretch camp 2015

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 10, three days before Washington Redskins open their preseason against the Browns in Cleveland. The week that was RICHMOND—The Redskins are back here today for a couple of days of practice before they travel to Cleveland on Wednesday. Here is a look back at…

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