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  1. Need to Know: RG3 ranking based on static analysis

    Jul 11, 2014, 5:28 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 11, 13 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out In a recent ESPN Insider article, Robert Griffin III was ranked 19th among NFL quarterbacks. The rankings were from a survey of league insiders including personnel executives and coaches. Needless to say,…

  2. Ripple effects on Redskins after Jackson suspension

    Jul 10, 2014, 8:54 AM EDT

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    On Wednesday the NFL suspended Tanard Jackson for violation of the league’s substance abuse policy for the fourth time. Before moving on to looking at the football side of this, we should note that the implications for Jackson go far beyond football. It’s apparent that he has a major problem and he needs a lot…

  3. Need to Know: Many Redskins hard at work two weeks before start of camp

    Jul 10, 2014, 5:11 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 10, 14 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out Here are a few tidbits and updates as we are two weeks away from the first practice of Redskins training camp 2014. —Players are off but there were at least a dozen…

  4. Need to Know: 2013 Redskins defense was surprisingly good on third down

    Jul 9, 2014, 5:01 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 9, 15 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —The Redskins had a lot of problems on defense in 2013 but third down conversion rate was not among them. Opposing teams converted on 34 percent of their third down attempts, the…

  5. Need to Know: Redskins’ Griffin gets help with fundamentals

    Jul 8, 2014, 4:38 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 8, 16 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —During minicamp, just before the five-week break before training camp, Jay Gruden was asked what he expected Robert Griffin III to do during the break. “Quarterbacks need to throw,” he said. “He…

  6. Redskins camp countdown: 19 points allowed per game

    Jul 7, 2014, 1:55 PM EDT

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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. 19—Points allowed per game  This is another ambitious goal for the Redskins. They allowed 29.9 points per game last year, tied for 30th in the NFL. It is no easy task to…

  7. Need to Know: Who is the most underrated Redskin?

    Jul 7, 2014, 5:39 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, July 7, 17 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —Here’s a tidbit on Jordan Reed that I came across over the weekend. Since 2010, only one rookie tight end has had more than 125 yards receiving in a game. That was…

  8. Need to Know: Rice, breakout Redskins among top 5 posts of the month

    Jul 6, 2014, 5:58 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, July 6, 18 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Here are the five most popular Redskins posts of the past month. 1. Jerry Rice Jr. signs with the Redskins—Most college free agent signings draw very little attention; this one tells you what’s…

  9. Need to Know: RG3’s comments draw scrutiny, as usual

    Jul 5, 2014, 5:49 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, July 5, 19 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —Robert Griffin III told FoxSports.com recently that “What I think is going to help us most this year is that everybody in that building is going to be for us being successful…

  10. Need to Know: Redskins’ Jay Gruden likes to pound the rock on first down

    Jul 4, 2014, 6:13 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 4, 20 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out Yesterday we looked at how frequently Jay Gruden called passes when he was the offensive coordinator with the Bengals. Now lets flip the coin over and look at his running play calls…

  11. Redskins camp countdown: 20 kickoffs inside the 20

    Jul 3, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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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. 20—Kickoffs inside the 20 While Kai Forbath will get some serious competition from Zach Hocker for the job as the Redskins’ kicker, it seems likely that when all is said and…

  12. Need to Know: Was Jay Gruden pass happy in Cincinnati?

    Jul 3, 2014, 4:46 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 3, 21 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out I was doing some research on pass attempts by the Bengals over the three years that Jay Gruden was calling plays there. I found out more interesting stuff than I could use…

  13. Redskins camp countdown: 21 carries per game for Alfred Morris

    Jul 2, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

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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. 21—Carries per game for Alfred Morris For some reasons, the impression exists that Jay Gruden is a pass happy coach. The term is being thrown around a lot when talking about…

  14. Need to Know: Will there be a shakeup on the Redskins’ O-line?

    Jul 2, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 2, 22 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out What are the chances that the Redskins line up in Houston on Sept. 7 with the same line that has been the first unit during OTAs and minicamp? Let’s take a look.…

  15. Redskins camp countdown: 22 field goals made

    Jul 1, 2014, 12:36 PM EDT

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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. 22—Successful field goal attempts Please forgive the obvious point here but if the Redskins are going to win more games this year they are going to have to score more points.…

  16. Need to Know: RG3 will be able to audible; is this a big deal for the Redskins?

    Jul 1, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 1, 23 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out It looks like Jay Gruden and Sean McVay are taking the training wheels off for Robert Griffin III. Well, some of the time at least. —“Some of the audible situations we’ll give…

  17. Redskins camp countdown: No. 23 DeAngelo Hall

    Jun 30, 2014, 1:55 PM EDT

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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. No. 23—DeAngelo Hall A little over a year ago it didn’t look like DeAngelo Hall would be a part of the Redskins any more. He had been cut in a salary…

  18. Need to Know: Unfinished drives were costly for 2013 Redskins

    Jun 30, 2014, 4:55 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, June 30, 24 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out I did some research yesterday about the Redskins having issues with finishing drives due to turnovers last year. What I found was pretty interesting so I decided to dig a little deeper…

  19. Redskins camp countdown: 24 total turnovers

    Jun 29, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

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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. 24—Total turnovers After setting a franchise record with just 14 turnovers in 2012, the Redskins were very generous with the football in 2013. They gave the ball away 34 times, an…

  20. Need to Know: Redskins getting players to buy in to special teams

    Jun 29, 2014, 5:18 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 29, 25 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —There was very little down time in special teams practices at Redskins Park. “We’re able to break up and [Special Teams Coordinator] Ben [Kotwica] does an outstanding job of utilizing everybody and…

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