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  1. Need to Know: Only a handful of starters will be left from 2012 Redskins team

    Feb 5, 2016, 5:17 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 5, 19 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five thoughts on the Redskins with free agency a month away —Although it wasn’t particularly surprising, it was noteworthy that we got the first words uttered by a Redskins official saying that Robert Griffin III…

  2. Need to Know: The Redskins week that was—Trash talk from Philly, none from DJax

    Dec 25, 2015, 5:48 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 25, one day before the Washington Redskins travel to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Merry Christmas to all! The week that was at Redskins Park Andre Roberts is done for the season—This wasn’t a shocker as Roberts had been out for a few weeks…

  3. Need to Know: The week that was at Redskins Park–It’s still win and in

    Dec 19, 2015, 5:07 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, December 19, one day before the Washington Redskins host the Buffalo Bills. The week that was at Redskins Park A look back on the headlines of the week: Redskins playoff scenarios—Resting the starters in Dallas?—All of the teams in the NFC East won last Sunday…

  4. Redskins injury report: Two out, four questionable vs. Bills

    Dec 18, 2015, 2:54 PM EST

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    Injury report for Redskins vs. Bills Redskins Injured reserve TE Derek Carrier (ankle/Achilles)—After missing the Cowboys game with an ankle injury, Carrier caught a pass early against the Bears and suffered a torn ACL and MCL as he got tackled. Out ILB Perry Riley (foot)—Riley is out for at least a few weeks and perhaps…

  5. Need to Know: Grading Redskins’ Cousins against the Panthers

    Nov 24, 2015, 5:12 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 24, five days before the Redskins host the New York Giants. Five final thoughts on Panthers 44, Redskins 16 —I simply don’t buy assertions that the Redskins suffered from some great “momentum” loss after Chris Culliver’s pick six was nullified by a shaky penalty…

  6. Need to Know: Notes and numbers from Redskins-Panthers

    Nov 23, 2015, 5:42 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 23, six days before the Redskins host the New York Giants. Notes  and numbers from Panthers 44, Redskins 15 CHAROLOTTE—A few notes from the Redskins’ loss to the Panthers: —DeSean Jackson’s 56-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter was the 22nd TD catch of…

  7. The good, the bad, and the ugly from Redskins vs. Browns

    Aug 14, 2015, 2:30 PM EST

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    Earlier today we looked at the individual players who had rising and falling stock in the wake of last night’s preseason game in Cleveland. Keeping in mind that it can be dangerous to project regular seasons performance based on these games, let’s step back and look at the big picture and see what aspects of…

  8. Need to Know: Redskins’ Garçon stays late, shows leadership

    Aug 1, 2015, 6:04 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 1, 12 days before Washington Redskins open their preseason against the Browns. Garçon demonstrates Leadership RICHMOND—On Thursday, I was observing some of the Redskins receivers as they practiced making catches from the automatic ball thrower called the JUGS machine. The receivers line up about…

  9. Need to Know: Five under-the-radar players to watch during Redskins training camp

    Jul 29, 2015, 3:51 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 29, one day before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Of course I’ll be watching all of the big names during training camp; there will not be a lack of scrutiny of Robert Griffin III, Brandon Scherff, Preston Smith and the other top…

  10. Need to Know: Five offensive players with work to do during Redskins OTAs

    May 22, 2015, 5:00 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, May 22, four days before the Washington Redskins start OTAs. Nickel coverage OTAs get underway on Tuesday at Redskins Park. Here are five offensive players who will have a lot at stake during this phase of the offseason. —G Chris Chester—He had Spencer Long breathing…

  11. Need to Know: Five Redskins veterans who will be pushed by draft picks

    May 4, 2015, 5:39 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, May 4, 43 days before the Washington Redskins hold their mandatory minicamp. Nickel coverage NFL rosters are a zero sum game; when one player wins a job, another loses his. Here are five Redskins who could get pushed out by players they just drafted. S Phillip…

  12. Redskins salary cap outlook: Wide receivers

    Jan 22, 2015, 12:30 PM EST

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    As Jay Gruden and company finalize the coaching staff people in another part of the building at Redskins Park are looking forward to free agency and how best to utilize the approximately $20 million in cap space the Redskins have. Here we’ll take a position-by-position look at the cap situation and explore some of the…

  13. Need to Know: Andre Roberts an upgrade at returner for the Redskins, but is he good enough?

    Nov 5, 2014, 5:05 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, November 5, 11 days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Five Redskins thoughts and observations: —It seems like we’re all in agreement here. Jay Gruden thinks that the “jury is still out” on Robert Griffin III as the team’s…

  14. Need to Know: Five Redskins observations–Run game needs to improve, including Morris

    Oct 21, 2014, 4:10 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 21, six days before the Washington Redskins travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Monday night football. Five Redskins thoughts and observations —There is a buzz out there on talk radio and Twitter that the Redskins defense is better off without Brian Orakpo.…

  15. Need to Know: Five final Redskins-Cardinals thoughts

    Oct 12, 2014, 6:24 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, October 12, seven days before the Washington Redskins play the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field. Five final thoughts on Redskins vs. Cardinals —Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is aggressive. In Week 3 against the 49ers, Arizona had fourth and inches from its own 45 in the…

  16. Need to Know: Redskins notes and quotes–Roberts better than Redskins thought

    Sep 12, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 12, two days before the Washington Redskins open their home season against the Jaguars. Redskins Park news and notes Here is the buzz from around Redskins Park: —Andre Roberts said that deep chances against the Jaguars will depend on what the defensive gives them.…

  17. Need to Know: Plenty of questions remain for Redskins 21 days from opener

    Aug 17, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, August 17, one day before the Redskins host the Browns on preseason Monday night football. Four downs The Redskins starting lineup seems to be pretty well set but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some big personnel questions that need to be answered. Here is…

  18. Redskins training camp report, day 5: Things get chippy

    Jul 28, 2014, 12:51 PM EST

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    RICHMOND—The Redskins held their fifth full practice of training camp in full pads, football pants and all. Here are my observations: —Lined up to return punts were DeSean Jackson, Lache Seastrunk, Richard Crawford, Nick Williams, Rashad Ross, and Chris Thompson. Crawford, Williams, and Thompson each fumbled a punt. —An open-field tackling drill didn’t last long…

  19. Redskins training camp report, Day 2: Speed back battle heats up

    Jul 25, 2014, 12:37 PM EST

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    RICHMOND—The Redskins went out for their second day of training camp to much friendlier weather than the rain they encountered on Thursday. Skies were sunny and temperatures were moderate for Richmond in late July. Here are my observations from this morning. —Like yesterday, some players were in shells, others wore no pads at all. The…

  20. Need to Know: News and notes from Day 1 of Redskins training camp

    Jul 25, 2014, 4:56 AM EST

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 25, 13 days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News and notes from the rain-altered first day of training camp for the 2014 Redskins —Even though it looks like Richard Crawford is healthy, Andre Roberts said that as of…

  21. Fan questions: Will the 2014 Redskins be pass happy?

    Jun 25, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    I got a ton of good questions on both Twitter and on the Real Redskins Facebook page so we’re going to do a two-part post here. If you don’t see your question answered here, check back tomorrow. Let’s get rolling. @Rich_TandlerCSN @Snide_Remarks think the Skins will be a pass 1st offense this year? Avg 35+…

  22. Need to Know: 5 Redskins depth chart hot spots

    Jun 7, 2014, 5:53 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, June 7, 10 days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage Here are five thoughts on the Redskins’ depth chart with about six and a half weeks to go until the start of training camp. —I’ll have more on this at some point over…

  23. Should the Redskins draft a receiver?

    Apr 8, 2014, 2:55 PM EST

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    As we noted yesterday, the Redskins have eight wide receivers on the roster. NFL teams generally carry a dozen receivers during minicamps and training camp so they will almost certainly add some wide receivers to the roster. The question is, will they add camp fodder, bodies who will catch passes in practice, try go get…

  24. Will Gruden’s Redskins be pass happy?

    Mar 20, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

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    Andre Roberts recently told John Keim of ESPN that he thinks that Jay Gruden will have the Redskins air it out this year. “I think we’ll be passing more than running,” said the Redskins free agent receiver. That caused a bit of a stir since the Redskins have been—or at least have tried to be—a…

  25. Need to Know: Williams happy about Hatcher signing and the rest of the week’s top five

    Mar 16, 2014, 5:16 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, March 16, 22 days before the start of offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Here are our five most popular posts from the week that was. 1. Redskins agree to terms with Andre Roberts—The Redskins landed the Cardinals’ wide receiver several hours prior to the actual start…

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