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  1. Need to Know: Can the Redskins get the most out of Jackson in 2014?

    Apr 7, 2014, 4:50 AM EDT

    D-Jackson-vs-Redskins

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, April 7, 31 days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Five quick thoughts about the Redskins as they start up their offseason workout program: 1. Will the Redskins maximize Jackson’s talents this year? I’m looking at what Mike Wallace did in Miami last year. I…

  2. Gruden wants Morris to catch a few more passes

    Mar 28, 2014, 11:27 AM EDT

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    Jay Gruden thinks that Alfred Morris needs to catch some more passes. Gruden isn’t talking about having the third-year running back step into the role they may have envisioned for Darren Sproles, the Saints running back who was rumored to be going to the Redskins before the Eagles traded for him. Sproles caught at least…

  3. Cap could hit $160 million in 2016, Redskins will need it

    Mar 7, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    It was just over a week ago that we heard that the NFL salary cap would be $133 million this year, somewhere in the vicinity of $140 million next year and $150 million in 2016. Well, those future numbers could be growing already. Mike Florio of our corporate cousins at Pro Football Talk said that…

  4. Do the Redskins have any candidates for early contract extensions?

    Mar 2, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

    Kerrigan-vs-Lions

    The Eagles have been quite busy the last few days signing players to new contracts. Two of those players, left tackle Jason Peters and center Jason Kelce, were not set to be free agents until next year. This is the way the Eagles and some other teams, notably the 49ers, have operated for a number…

  5. Need to Know: Alfred Morris’ top five performances

    Feb 24, 2014, 5:21 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, February 24, 15 days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Here are Alfred Morris’ five best career games in terms of yards gained rushing. 1. Week 17, 2012 vs. Cowboys—If Morris retired tomorrow he’d have a permanent place in the hearts of…

  6. Need to Know: The Redskins’ five longest plays of 2013

    Feb 14, 2014, 5:15 AM EDT

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    Darrel-Young-vs.-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 14, five days before the start of the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the Redskins five longest gains of 2013: 1t. Robert Griffin pass complete deep left to Darrel Young for 62 yards, touchdown @ Eagles 11/17—If you had Griffin to Young for…

  7. Need to Know: The five most valuable Redskins in 2013

    Feb 12, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Kerrigan-vs.-Raiders

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, February 12, seven days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the top five (plus three) Redskins in terms of the Approximate Value metric used by, among other sites, http://www.Pro-Football-Reference.com. The site sums up AV as follows: “The Approximate Value (AV) method is an…

  8. Need to Know: The Redskins’ five top running backs of the last 20 years

    Feb 11, 2014, 4:57 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, February 11, eight days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the Redskins’ five leading rushers in the last 20 years (1994-2013): 1. Clinton Portis (2004-2010) 6,842—Although he probably wasn’t worth Champ Bailey and a second-round pick he still gave Redskins fans some thrills.…

  9. Need to Know: Can Garçon still make the Pro Bowl?

    Jan 18, 2014, 5:36 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, January 18, 52 days before NFL free agency starts. A Pro Bowl spot for Garçon? Could a Denver Broncos win over the Patriots send another Redskins offensive player to the Pro Bowl to join Alfred Morris and Trent Williams? It was announced today that DeSean…

  10. Need to Know: Five Redskins cap bargains

    Jan 15, 2014, 4:35 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, January 15, 113 days from the NFL Draft. Nickel coverage We’re looking at the Redskins’ salary cap all week long here on Real Redskins. Here’s a look at five of the Redskins’ best cap values in 2014: 1. QB Robert Griffin III (2014 cap $5.76…

  11. Need to Know: Five things the Redskins can learn from last weekend’s games

    Jan 14, 2014, 4:47 AM EDT

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    Marshawn-Lynch-vs-Saints

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, January 14, 114 days from the NFL Draft. Nickel coverage Five things the Redskins can learn from the divisional playoff teams: 1. Give your young QB a solid D—The two veteran QB’s remaining, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady on the AFC side, play on teams…

  12. Need to Know: Five good things from the Shanahan era

    Dec 31, 2013, 4:49 AM EDT

    RG3-Morris-vs-Bears

    Here is what you need to know on this 2013 New Year’s Eve, 250 days before the opening Sunday of the 2014 NFL season. Nickel coverage The Mike Shanahan era is over. This morning we look at some of the good things the team accomplished since 2010. Tomorrow we’ll turn our attention to the bad.…

  13. Need to Know: Slow starts continue to plague Redskins

    Dec 23, 2013, 5:21 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, December 23, six days before the Washington Redskins visit the New York Giants. Nickel coverage Five stats and notes from the Redskins 24-23 loss to the Cowboys. 1. Opponents have scored 126 first-quarter points against the Redskins. Only three other teams in NFL history have…

  14. Need to Know: A look at some Redskins numbers

    Dec 21, 2013, 5:55 AM EDT

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    Morris-running--vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, December 21, one day before the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys. Nickel coverage Five numbers of interest: 1. Last year, seven Redskins who started the year on the 53-man roster ended the year on injured reserve (Bernstine, Carriker, Davis, Helu, Meriweather, Orakpo, Robinson). This…

  15. Need to Know: AT&T Stadium North on Sunday?

    Dec 18, 2013, 6:05 AM EDT

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    Redskins-Cowboys-lines

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, December 18, four days before the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys. AT&T Stadium North on Sunday? When the Redskins play this Sunday’s game against the Cowboys (yes, Washington is still playing games beyond competing leaks), a shot at a division title will be at…

  16. Need to Know: Redskins’ 3-10 record worst in 19 years

    Dec 9, 2013, 5:26 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, December 9, six days before the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Nickel coverage Five stats and other notes from the Redskins’ 45-10 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday: 1. In the first half of their 13 games the Redskins have given up 226 points.…

  17. Need to Know: Shanahan says Giants focused on stopping Morris

    Dec 3, 2013, 5:41 AM EDT

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    Morris-vs-NYG

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, December 3, five days before the Redskins host the Chiefs. Nickel coverage Five notes from Mike Shanahan’s Monday news conference: 1. During the Redskins’ second-quarter touchdown drive Robert Griffin III scrambled out of bounds and tried to stop on a hard surface near the stands.…

  18. Need to Know: Morris on pace to join elite company

    Nov 29, 2013, 6:23 AM EDT

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    Morris vs. Raiders

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 29, two days before the Redskins host the New York Giants. Nickel coverage Five numbers to ponder: —Alfred Morris came closer to taking the NFL rushing lead last week but he couldn’t quite get there. He now has 970 yards for the season, trailing…

  19. Need to Know: First look at Redskins-49ers

    Nov 20, 2013, 6:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, November 20, five days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five things you need to know about the Redskins-49ers game: 1. The Redskins and 49ers both have lost their last two games. The similarity in their recent experiences ends there.…

  20. Need to Know: Redskins pile up yards but losses mount, too

    Nov 18, 2013, 5:45 AM EDT

    Morris-running--vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 18, seven days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francosco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five notes from the Redskins 24-16 loss to the Eagles on Sunday: 1. The Redskins were outscored 7-0 in the first quarter, making their cumulative first-quarter deficit for the season…

  21. Need to Know: Five pivotal moments for the 2013 Redskins

    Nov 12, 2013, 5:26 AM EDT

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    Kerrigan-vs.-Raiders

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 12, five days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here are five pivotal moments from the Redskins’ first nine games: 1. Alfred Morris fumbled on his first carry in the opener against the Eagles and Philly recovered. In all of…

  22. Need to Know: Alfred Morris ahead of 2012 rushing pace

    Nov 9, 2013, 6:42 AM EDT

    Morris-vs.-Vikings

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 9, eight days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Five Redskins numbers of interest 825—After nine games, Alfred Morris now has 825 yards rushing. That puts him ahead of his pace last year when he had 793 yards through nine…

  23. Redskins-Vikings: Five keys and a prediction

    Nov 7, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

    Kerrigan-vs.-Raiders

    Here are five keys to the Washington Redskins-Minnesota Vikings game plus a prediction. 1. The Redskins are on the road playing against a 1-7 team in a building that can get very loud if the home team is doing well but can get very quiet if the Vikings are down. It would seem to be…

  24. Need to Know: This time, it’s really a must-win for the Redskins

    Nov 7, 2013, 5:44 AM EDT

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    RG3-Morris-vs-Bears

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, November 7, the day the Washington Redskins visit the Minnesota Vikings. This time, it’s really a must win After the Redskins lost their opener to the Eagles, some members of the media asked the players if their next game against the Packers was a “must-win”.…

  25. Need to Know: First look at Redskins-Vikings matchup

    Nov 5, 2013, 5:22 AM EDT

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    Peterson-vs.-Redskins

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 5, two days before the Washington Redskins visit the Minnesota Vikings. Nickel coverage Five things you need to know about the Redskins-Vikings matchup: 1. Quick, who has rushed for more yards this season, Adrian Peterson or Alfred Morris? OK, trick question, it’s Peterson but…

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