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  1. Need to Know: The Redskins week that was—the draft, Aikman on RG3

    Jan 30, 2016, 5:43 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, January 30, 25 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. A look at the Redskins week that was Looking back at some of our most popular Redskins posts of the week: Troy Aikman could see RG3 in Cowboys uniform, with one caveat—This is one of…

  2. Need to Know: McCloughan on RG3, tagging Cousins, and Redskins’ personnel staff

    Jan 29, 2016, 4:42 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, January 29, 26 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five thoughts on McCloughan at the Senior Bowl On if the Redskins would use the franchise tag on Cousins: “Well it’s an option, of course you’d rather not, you’d rather get a long term deal…

  3. Need to Know: What is the Redskins’ game plan at running back?

    Jan 28, 2016, 4:58 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, January 28, 27 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Question of the day We’ve flipped into offseason mode with Need to Know. At least a few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed,…

  4. Need to Know: Five players who will be 2016 salary cap bargains for the Redskins

    Jan 27, 2016, 4:54 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, January 27, 28 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five players who will be cap bargains in 2016 TE Jordan Reed (2016 cap number $833,166)—Reed was just scratching the surface of what he can do in 2015. I think there is a string of…

  5. Ertz contract gives Redskins guidance on new deal for Reed

    Jan 26, 2016, 12:00 PM EST

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    The Eagles have signed tight end Zach Ertz to a five-year contract extension, locking him up through the 2021 season. Ertz, a second-round pick by Philadelphia in the 2013 draft, was headed into the last year of his rookie contract, a deal that would have paid him $1.14 million in 2016. Although the details are…

  6. Need to Know: The Redskins need more pass rushers

    Jan 26, 2016, 5:05 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, January 26, 29 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Why the Redskins need to sign and draft more pass rushers You don’t have to dip too far into advanced stats to figure out why the Broncos were able to beat Tom Brady and the…

  7. Need to Know: How many draft picks do the Redskins have?

    Jan 25, 2016, 6:32 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, January 25, 30 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Question of the day We’re flipping into offseason mode with Need to Know. At least a few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter…

  8. Need to Know: Should the Redskins give Reed a new contract?

    Jan 24, 2016, 7:09 AM EST

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, January 24, 31 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five thoughts on the state of the Redskins If you were hit by the Blizzard of 2016, I hope all is well and you and yours got through it safely. Here are a few thoughts…

  9. Need to Know: The Redskins week that was—New coach, Cousins, RG3

    Jan 23, 2016, 6:58 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, January 23, 32 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. A look at the Redskins week that was Since there wasn’t a head coaching change like we had two years ago or a new general manager hired as happened in January of 2015 so here…

  10. Need to Know: Five possible Redskins first-round draft targets

    Jan 22, 2016, 5:58 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, January 22, 33 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five possible Redskins first-round draft targets As I noted here yesterday, it’s too early to go in depth into the draft. But it’s not to early to peruse some prospect rankings and mock drafts and…

  11. Need to Know: How will the Redskins’ safety situation shake out?

    Jan 21, 2016, 5:26 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, January 21, 34 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five thoughts on the Redskins as the offseason sets in —Did Jay Gruden and Sean McVay underutilize Jamison Crowder? The rookie slot receiver was targeted 78 times during the season. In 2014 slot receiver Andre…

  12. Need to Know: How much will Redskins’ McCloughan dip into free agency in 2016?

    Jan 20, 2016, 5:08 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, January 20, 35 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Question of the day We’re flipping into offseason mode with Need to Know. At least a few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter…

  13. Need to Know: Five possible Redskins free agent targets

    Jan 19, 2016, 5:11 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, January 19, 36 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Question of the day We’re flipping into offseason mode with Need to Know. At least a few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter…

  14. Need to Know: Should the Redskins be confident that Cousins can keep it up?

    Jan 18, 2016, 5:15 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, January 18, 37 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Question of the day We’re flipping into offseason mode with Need to Know. At least a few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter…

  15. Need to Know: What are the Redskins’ biggest needs?

    Jan 17, 2016, 6:21 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, January 17, 38 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Question of the day We’re flipping into offseason mode with Need to Know. At least a few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter…

  16. Need to Know: The five highest paid Redskins in 2016

    Jan 16, 2016, 5:39 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, January 16, 54 days before the start of NFL free agency. The five highest-paid Redskins in 2016 Ranked by their 2016 salary cap numbers: QB Robert Griffin III, $16,155,000—Griffin is unlikely to see any of this money. It is not guaranteed assuming that he has…

  17. Redskins should enter 2016 with plenty of salary cap room

    Jan 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST

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    The Redskins have some work to do in terms of signing free agents, both their own and possibly some from other teams. The good news is that they will have plenty of cap room to work with. Washington will gain some cap space simply by the fact that every team will get more money to…

  18. Five Redskins who will have to step up in 2016

    Jan 15, 2016, 5:21 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, January 15, 60 days before the start of NFL free agency. Five Redskins who will have to step up in 2016 Here are five players who did not necessarily play poorly in 2015 but need to take their games up a level or two to…

  19. Looking ahead: Redskins 2016 depth chart projection, defense

    Jan 14, 2016, 12:00 PM EST

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    It’s time to take a look ahead and see what the Redskins’ depth chart might look like on opening day of 2016. Here is a look at the defense; go here to read the post on the offensive depth chart. Defensive line: Trent Murphy, Terrance Knighton, Chris Baker Backups: Ricky Jean Francois, Stephen Paea, Kedric…

  20. Need to Know: Five Redskins free agents who are unlikely to return

    Jan 14, 2016, 5:14 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, January 14, 61 days before the start of NFL free agency. Five Redskins free agents who are unlikely to return ILB Keenan Robinson—If you’d told me a year ago that he would be on a list like this one in early 2016 I would have…

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