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  1. Redskins camp countdown: 25 yards per kickoff return

    Jun 28, 2014, 12:55 PM EST

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    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 25—Yards per kickoff return What we remember most easily about the Redskins’ awful special teams in 2013 are the returns made against them—the Cowboys’ Dwayne Harris taking a punt back all…

  2. Need to Know: Cooley doesn’t think RG3 should have played Week 1 last year

    Jun 28, 2014, 5:30 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, June 28, 26 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —Chris Cooley stated on ESPN 980 earlier this week that after looking at game video from the early part of last season that it was clear to him that Robert Griffin III…

  3. Redskins camp countdown: 26 sacks allowed

    Jun 27, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 26—Sacks allowed You don’t have to be a big-time Redskins analyst to figure out that if the Redskins are going to be successful in 2014, Robert Griffin III is going to…

  4. Need to Know: The Redskins’ plan for Brian Orakpo

    Jun 27, 2014, 4:51 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, June 27, 27 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —“Ryan, it’s his strength. What are the little things you do to make him better? It’s to try to get Ryan to play to his strength which is his strength. He’s a…

  5. Redskins camp countdown: 27 rushing attempts per game

    Jun 26, 2014, 1:40 PM EST

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    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 27—Rushing plays per game Some are thinking that the Redskins could become a pass-happy bunch in 2014. They poured a lot of draft resources into Robert Griffin III and he needs…

  6. Mailbag: Will Morgan Moses start for the Redskins in 2014?

    Jun 26, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

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    I got so many good questions on Twitter and on the Real Redskins Facebook page that I decided to do a two-parter. Here’s Part One from yesterday, let’s get rolling to the rest of them. @Rich_TandlerCSN what is the most exciting position battle for the #Redskins before the season starts? #RedskinsTalk — ThePorchReport (@ThePorchReport) June…

  7. Need to Know: Is age an issue for Redskins’ DE Jason Hatcher?

    Jun 26, 2014, 4:51 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, June 26, 28 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —Jason Hatcher seems to be doing well. He tweeted on Tuesday that he is off of crutches and starting his rehab at Redskins Park. It seems to be too early to completely…

  8. Redskins camp countdown: 28 forced fumbles

    Jun 25, 2014, 2:55 PM EST

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    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 28—Fumbles the Redskins need to force The Redskins recovered 10 opponents’ fumbles in 2013; a dozen NFL teams recovered fewer fumbles, putting the Redskins in the lower middle of the pack.…

  9. Fan questions: Will the 2014 Redskins be pass happy?

    Jun 25, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    I got a ton of good questions on both Twitter and on the Real Redskins Facebook page so we’re going to do a two-part post here. If you don’t see your question answered here, check back tomorrow. Let’s get rolling. @Rich_TandlerCSN @Snide_Remarks think the Skins will be a pass 1st offense this year? Avg 35+…

  10. Need to Know: Points will need to soar for 2014 Redskins

    Jun 25, 2014, 5:02 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 25, 29 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —I’m having a hard time figuring out how much the Redskins will pass this year. The Patriots and Saints passed about 40 times per game last year. The Seahawks and Panthers averaged…

  11. Redskins camp countdown: No. 29 Roy Helu

    Jun 24, 2014, 12:18 PM EST

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    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 29—Running back Roy Helu There is no question that Alfred Morris will carry the load for the 2014 Redskins. But over the course of 70 snaps per game, 16 games per…

  12. Need to Know: 5 defensive Redskins players on the wrong side of the roster bubble

    Jun 24, 2014, 4:53 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, June 24, 30 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Last week I put up my projected final roster on the offensive side of the ball. Yesterday I finished it off by picking the defense. In the tradition of March Madness bracketology, here…

  13. Countdown to Redskins training camp: 30 TD passes

    Jun 23, 2014, 2:25 PM EST

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    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 30—The target number of touchdown passes for Robert Griffin III This may seem to be a shade ambitious since a total of 36 in his two years in the NFL. But…

  14. Will the Redskins keep a fullback on the 53?

    Jun 23, 2014, 11:02 AM EST

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    The Redskins went into the pre-training camp break with the same 90 players they had on the roster prior to OTAs. That means that Darrel Young remains the only fullback on the roster. Some might look at that as good news for Young. Not having competition for your job could take a lot of the…

  15. Need to Know: 5 reasons the Redskins could struggle in 2014

    Jun 23, 2014, 5:01 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, June 23, 31 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Yesterday we looked at five reasons for the Redskins to be optimistic about the 2014 season. Today it’s the other side of the coin, five reasons the team could struggle this season. —The…

  16. Need to Know: 5 reasons for the Redskins to be optimistic about the 2014 season

    Jun 22, 2014, 6:02 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 22, 32 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage After their 3-13 debacle in 2013 the Redskins got a new coach and some new key players, giving them some reasons to be optimistic about their prospects for 2014. Here are five reasons…

  17. Need to Know: 5 Redskins on the wrong side of the roster bubble on offense

    Jun 21, 2014, 5:34 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, June 21, 33 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Yesterday, I posted my 53-man roster prediction for the players on offense. In the tradition of March Madness bracketology, here are my first five off of the roster (the five who came closest…

  18. Redskins’ Jackson still a topic of discussion around the Eagles

    Jun 20, 2014, 1:25 PM EST

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    Almost three months after the Eagles released him it appears that DeSean Jackson is still living rent free inside the collective heads of his old team. The topic of the talent wide receiver, who signed with the Redskins within days after the Eagles let him go, came up recently when running back LeSean McCoy said…

  19. Need to Know: The 5 biggest events of the Redskins’ offseason

    Jun 20, 2014, 4:52 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, June 20, 34 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage The Redskins offseason program ended yesterday with their final minicamp practice. Here are the five most important events that have happened during the offseason. —Mike Shanahan fired—Shanahan’s team pulled out a playoff spot…

  20. How big a concern is Jason Hatcher’s knee injury for the Redskins?

    Jun 19, 2014, 12:55 PM EST

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    The Redskins almost got out of minicamp without a scratch. For weeks the Redskins went through their offseason program without anything resembling a major injury. They looked around their own division and saw Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee get knocked out for the season with a torn ACL and Giants linebacker John Beason suffer a foot…

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