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

    Aug 14, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT


    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…

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

    Aug 1, 2015, 6:04 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Jul 29, 2015, 3:51 AM EDT


    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…

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

    May 22, 2015, 5:00 AM EDT


    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…

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

    May 4, 2015, 5:39 AM EDT


    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…

  6. Redskins salary cap outlook: Wide receivers

    Jan 22, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT


    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…

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

    Nov 5, 2014, 5:05 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Oct 21, 2014, 4:10 AM EDT


    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.…

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

    Oct 12, 2014, 6:24 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Sep 12, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT


    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.…

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

    Aug 17, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Jul 28, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT


    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…

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

    Jul 25, 2014, 12:37 PM EDT


    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…

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

    Jul 25, 2014, 4:56 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Jun 25, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT


    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+…

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

    Jun 7, 2014, 5:53 AM EDT


    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…

  17. Should the Redskins draft a receiver?

    Apr 8, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT


    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…

  18. Will Gruden’s Redskins be pass happy?

    Mar 20, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT


    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…

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

    Mar 16, 2014, 5:16 AM EDT


    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…

  20. Redskins still have cap room to operate after opening deals

    Mar 13, 2014, 12:37 PM EDT


    The Redskins still have a lot of needs that they have to address in free agency. The good news is that they will have some cap room to work with. After resigning two players and adding four since the start of free agency, the Redskins have approximately $12 million in cap space to work with.…

  21. Need to Know: Five notes on the Redskins’ Tuesday signings

    Mar 12, 2014, 5:11 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, March 12, 26 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Here is a comment on each of the free agents the Redskins signed on Tuesday: LB Perry Riley—They got him for three years and $13 million when he was looking for $7…

  22. Need to Know: Five free agents the Redskins should pursue

    Mar 10, 2014, 4:57 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, March 10, one day before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Here are five free agents the Redskins should sign, at five different areas of need: S Mike Mitchell, Panthers—He has been the subject of some buzz this weekend with the Redskins being… Archives

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