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  1. Need to Know: Redskins being outscored in every quarter

    Dec 13, 2014, 6:40 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, December 13, one day before the Washington Redskins go to the Meadowlands to play the New York Giants. Three and out–Outscored across the board 1. I followed up on the condition of Chase Minnifield, who was put on injured reserve December 6 with a concussion. “He…

  2. Need to Know: Redskins will stay in house to fill needs at cornerback

    Nov 28, 2014, 5:54 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 28, two days before the Washington Redskins travel to Indianapolis to play the Colts. Three and out: Trent Williams should be back 1. Will left tackle Trent Williams (knee) play on Sunday? “That’s the plan,” said Redskins coach Jay Gruden. Williams, who will be…

  3. Where do new Redskins Sanford, Crawford fit on the depth chart?

    Sep 30, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT


    The Redskins added a veteran safety and a familiar face at cornerback in an attempt to bolster a secondary that in the past two games has allowed 620 yards through the air and seven passing touchdowns. The safety, five-year veteran Jamarca Sanford, was added out of necessity. With Trenton Robinson sidelined for at least a…

  4. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden says comebacks wins will come for Cousins

    Sep 23, 2014, 5:21 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 23, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Five notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s new conference —Yesterday I took a look at the Redskins’ run-pass ratio. Gruden explained the pass-heavy play selection this way: “They played well.…

  5. Need to Know: 5 defensive Redskins players on the wrong side of the roster bubble

    Jun 24, 2014, 4:53 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, June 24, 30 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Last week I put up my projected final roster on the offensive side of the ball. Yesterday I finished it off by picking the defense. In the tradition of March Madness bracketology, here…

  6. Need to Know: 5 defensive Redskins with a lot a stake in OTAs

    May 29, 2014, 5:27 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, May 29, 19 days before the start of minicamp. Nickel coverage Yesterday we looked at five players on the offensive side of the ball who have a lot on the line going in to OTAs. Here are five defensive players with a lot at stake…

  7. Need to Know: Five possible depth chart surprises for the 2014 Redskins

    Mar 26, 2014, 4:54 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, March 26, 12 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Here are five personnel moves that could end up happening for the Redskins at some point in 2014. Adam Gettis starting at center—Yesterday he tweeted that he was going to go out…

  8. Hall’s return has ripple effects

    Feb 19, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

    DeAngelo Hall

    With the signing of DeAngelo Hall to a four-year contract, the Bruce Allen-Jay Gruden Redskins made their first major move in a game of three-dimensional chess that stretches out several years in the future. I wrote about the short-term implications yesterday. They are likely to start Hall and second-year player David Amerson at cornerback. An…

  9. Need to Know: Five Redskins on the bubble in 2014

    Jan 8, 2014, 4:58 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, January 8, Day 10 of the Redskins’ search for a new head coach. Nickel coverage Last week we looked at some potential Redskins salary cap casualties. There are some other players whose roster spots are in danger due to reasons not related to finances. Here…

  10. The Week That Was: ‘Gummy Bear’ makes the Redskins’ cut

    Sep 1, 2013, 6:45 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 1, eight days before the Redskins open their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. That was the week that was —I don’t know why the Redskins decided to keep four quarterbacks but it wasn’t so that they could trade Kirk Cousins. He is…

  11. Crawford injury has ripple effects for Redskins

    Aug 25, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT


    Occasionally, roster numbers problems have a way of working themselves out. And the solution sometimes comes in the worst possible way. Before Saturday’s game against the Bills, the Redskins were pondering how they might be able to keep six cornerbacks on their 53-man roster. Now, with cornerback and punt returner Richard Crawford out for the…

  12. Practice report: First scuffle of camp

    Aug 13, 2013, 7:56 PM EDT

    Aldrick Robinson cap

    RICHMOND–Here is today’s practice report via the tweets of @Rich_TandlerCSN and TarikCSN: Stallworth a spectator again. Very involved, but still a spectator. #RedskinsTalk — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 13, 2013 haz yelling “get the ball out” when Morris ploughs into the line. This D needs takeaways. #RedskinsTalk — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 13, 2013 Moss…

  13. Practice notes: Moss still gets it done

    Jul 30, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—The Redskins got Day 5 of their 2013 training camp under their belts today under mostly sunny skies and humidity and temperatures that are starting to feel more like the norms in late July here. —The highlight play of the day came early. Santana Moss made a one handed catch of a Robert Griffin III… Archives

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