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  1. Need to Know: Redskins-Texans notes and observations–Should Morris have carried more?

    Sep 8, 2014, 4:52 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 8, six days before the Washington Redskins open their home season against the Jaguars. Nickel coverage Here are five notes and observations from the Redskins’ 17-6 loss to the Texans. —Pierre Garçon had 10 receptions, the second time in his career that he has…

  2. Need to Know: 5 things we’ve learned about the 2014 Redskins

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:26 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 29, one day before the Redskins cut their roster to 53. Nickel coverage The offseason is finally over. The Redskins are going to cut their roster to 53 by 4 p.m. tomorrow, establish their practice squad Sunday, and get to work on Monday. Jay…

  3. Need to Know: Notes from Browns vs. Redskins–Power rushing game needs work

    Aug 19, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 19, four days before the Redskins play their third preseason game against the Ravens. Nickel coverage Five notes from last night’s preseason game against Cleveland: –It was a bumpy performance by Robert Griffin III, literally and figuratively. He has some very good throws, including…

  4. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden impressed with Morris

    Aug 15, 2014, 4:48 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 15, three days before the Redskins host the Browns on preseason Monday night football. Nickel coverage —With Johnny Manziel coming to town and likely to play a half (either the first or second) against the Redskins, Robert Griffin III was asked if he knew…

  5. Need to Know: The five best players at Redskins training camp

    Aug 14, 2014, 4:49 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 14, four days before the Redskins host the Browns on preseason Monday night football. Nickel coverage The Redskins have packed up and left Richmond. Here are the five players I thought had the best training camps: Keenan Robinson—He hasn’t started a game at inside…

  6. Need to Know: Redskins camp news and notes, Day 7–Continuity in the running game

    Aug 1, 2014, 5:01 AM EST

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 1, six days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News, notes, and quotes from Day 7 of Redskins training camp. —Yesterday we touched on Alfred Morris possibly catching some more passes. But catching more passes means being in the…

  7. Need to Know: Redskins camp news and notes Day 6–More receptions for Morris?

    Jul 31, 2014, 5:23 AM EST

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 31, seven days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News, notes, and quotes from Day 6 of Redskins training camp. —The 2011 CBA brought about training camp walkthroughs. Since moving training camp to Richmond, the Redskins have opened them…

  8. Need to Know: Redskins camp, Day 2 notes–Moss survives the mental grind

    Jul 26, 2014, 5:02 AM EST

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 26, 12 days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News and notes from the second day of training camp for the 2014 Redskins, which played out under cloudless skies and mile late-July temperatures. —DeAngelo Hall had no problem counting…

  9. Need to Know: Redskins’ Kerrigan wants to step up his game

    Jul 12, 2014, 5:41 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, July 12, 12 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out Let’s look at a few more storylines as the Redskins get ready to report to Richmond. —The Stephen Bowen situation will be interesting to follow. He may or may not be ready…

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

    Jul 2, 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. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. Need to Know: 5 burning Redskins questions on offense

    Jun 4, 2014, 4:50 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 4, 13 days before the start of minicamp. Nickel coverage After a 3-13 season there are always plenty of questions surrounding an NFL team. Here is a look at the five top questions facing the Redskins’ offense (yesterday we answered five burning questions about…

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

    May 24, 2014, 6:00 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, May 24, three days before the start of OTAs. Nickel coverage (I’m on vacation this week so we’re going to rerun some of your favorite lists from earlier this year. If you’re in Colrolla, NC this week, say hi!) Here are Alfred Morris’ five best…

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

    Apr 7, 2014, 4:50 AM EST

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    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…

  16. Gruden wants Morris to catch a few more passes

    Mar 28, 2014, 11:27 AM EST

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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…

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

    Mar 7, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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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…

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

    Mar 2, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Feb 24, 2014, 5:21 AM EST

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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…

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

    Feb 14, 2014, 5:15 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Feb 12, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Feb 11, 2014, 4:57 AM EST

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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.…

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

    Jan 18, 2014, 5:36 AM EST

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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…

  24. Need to Know: Five Redskins cap bargains

    Jan 15, 2014, 4:35 AM EST

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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…

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

    Jan 14, 2014, 4:47 AM EST

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    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…

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