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  1. Rock the vote for Chief Zee

    Jun 17, 2008, 11:05 AM EST

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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…

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

    Jun 17, 2008, 8:43 AM EST

    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…

  3. Rock the vote for Chief Zee

    Jun 17, 2008, 7:05 AM EST

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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…

  4. NOTN: Bugel not a night owl

    Jun 16, 2008, 12:21 PM EST

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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…

  5. NOTN: Bugel not a night owl

    Jun 16, 2008, 8:21 AM EST

    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…

  6. Are there two Brandon Lloyds?

    Jun 15, 2008, 5:51 PM EST

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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…

  7. Are there two Brandon Lloyds?

    Jun 15, 2008, 1:51 PM EST

    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…

  8. Tryon inks for four years

    Jun 13, 2008, 10:01 PM EST

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    Justin Tryon signed a four-year deal with the Washington Redskins, according to Jason LaCanfora at the Post. Update: Dave Elfin on Redskins 360 said that Tryon’s signing bonus was $426,000. He may need to get up to NFL speed in a hurry. The general feeling around Redskins Park is that it’s looking more and more…

  9. Fourth-rounder Tryon in the fold

    Jun 13, 2008, 7:57 PM EST

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    Fourth-round pick Justin Tryon signed on the line with the Washington Redskins today. Terms are not available as of now, but it’s likely that he signed for three years with a small signing bonus. The other shoe dropped more quickly than anticipated here for safety Patrick Ghee. The fist-year safety was cut in order to…

  10. Tryon inks for four years

    Jun 13, 2008, 6:01 PM EST

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    Justin Tryon signed a four-year deal with the Washington Redskins, according to Jason LaCanfora at the Post. Update: Dave Elfin on Redskins 360 said that Tryon’s signing bonus was $426,000. He may need to get up to NFL speed in a hurry. The general feeling around Redskins Park is that it’s looking more and more…

  11. Fourth-rounder Tryon in the fold

    Jun 13, 2008, 3:57 PM EST

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    Fourth-round pick Justin Tryon signed on the line with the Washington Redskins today. Terms are not available as of now, but it’s likely that he signed for three years with a small signing bonus. The other shoe dropped more quickly than anticipated here for safety Patrick Ghee. The fist-year safety was cut in order to…

  12. Horton signed, Hamilton out

    Jun 13, 2008, 3:48 PM EST

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    Justin Hamilton didn’t even get a chance to be camp fodder. The Washington Redskins signed Chris Horton, their seventh-round draft pick out of UCLA. The safety, a seventh-round draft pick out of UCLA, signed a three-year deal with a signing bonus of around $36,000. To make room for Horton, who upon signing the deal counted…

  13. Horton signed, Hamilton out

    Jun 13, 2008, 11:48 AM EST

    Justin Hamilton didn’t even get a chance to be camp fodder. The Washington Redskins signed Chris Horton, their seventh-round draft pick out of UCLA. The safety, a seventh-round draft pick out of UCLA, signed a three-year deal with a signing bonus of around $36,000. To make room for Horton, who upon signing the deal counted…

  14. Landry will play both safety spots

    Jun 12, 2008, 1:20 AM EST

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    Will LaRon Landry be the Washington Redskins’ free safety this year, the position where he played his best ball after moving in after the loss of Sean Taylor? Or will he play strong safety, the position he was drafted to play? During this week’s OTA’s, we got the answer. Both. According to Steve Jackson, Landry…

  15. Landry will play both safety spots

    Jun 11, 2008, 9:20 PM EST

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    Will LaRon Landry be the Washington Redskins’ free safety this year, the position where he played his best ball after moving in after the loss of Sean Taylor? Or will he play strong safety, the position he was drafted to play? During this week’s OTA’s, we got the answer. Both. According to Steve Jackson, Landry…

  16. Santana Moss—X-man

    Jun 10, 2008, 10:40 AM EST

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    Santana Moss is going home. No, he’s not going back to Miami or even to New York. According to my friend John Keim at the DC Examiner, he’s returning to the X-receiver position, the spot where he has enjoyed his greatest success in the NFL. The two wide receiver spots on the Washington Redskins (and,…

  17. Santana Moss—X-man

    Jun 10, 2008, 6:40 AM EST

    Santana Moss is going home. No, he’s not going back to Miami or even to New York. According to my friend John Keim at the DC Examiner, he’s returning to the X-receiver position, the spot where he has enjoyed his greatest success in the NFL. The two wide receiver spots on the Washington Redskins (and,…

  18. Jansen at Center a problem of altitude

    Jun 9, 2008, 12:06 PM EST

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    During last week’s OTA’s, Joe Bugel said that, as of now, Jon Jansen is the Washington Redskins’ #2 center behind Casey Rabach. “Jon has been a back-up center in college and we have him working at back-up center,” Bugel said. “We always want to get the five best guys on the field, so if Rabach…

  19. Jansen at Center a problem of altitude

    Jun 9, 2008, 8:06 AM EST

    During last week’s OTA’s, Joe Bugel said that, as of now, Jon Jansen is the Washington Redskins’ #2 center behind Casey Rabach. “Jon has been a back-up center in college and we have him working at back-up center,” Bugel said. “We always want to get the five best guys on the field, so if Rabach…

  20. Back from OBX; more archive updates

    Jun 7, 2008, 11:32 PM EST

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    I’ve been away the past few days. Awfully inconsiderate of the Redskins to schedule OTA’s during the only four days of the year that I’ll get out of town. The beach house in Corolla, NC (Northern Outer Banks) was nice, although the color wasn’t one that I would choose. But, as seems to be the…

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