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  1. Need to Know: Redskins valued Cary Williams’ experience

    Jan 7, 2016, 5:08 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, January 7, three days before the Washington Redskins host the Green Bay Packers in a wild card playoff game. Five thoughts on the playoff-bound Redskins —If I had to guess which Redskins running back will be inactive on Sunday I’d say Chris Thompson. He is…

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

    Dec 18, 2015, 2:54 PM EDT

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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…

  3. Need to Know: The Redskins week that was—Lamenting a lost opportunity

    Dec 12, 2015, 5:08 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, December 12, one day before the Washington Redskins play the Bears in Chicago. Redskins Week 14 in review Some thoughts on the news during the week that was: Missed opportunity for the Redskins—There’s no other way to put it; they blew it against the Cowboys.…

  4. Full injury report for Redskins vs. Bears: Thompson, Riley out

    Dec 11, 2015, 3:17 PM EDT

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    Injury report for Redskins vs. Bears Redskins Injured reserve DE Stephen Paea (toe)—He suffered a Grade 2 plantar plate injury, also known as turf toe against the Cowboys. They decided that there was not enough season left for him to get better and ended his year by putting him on injured reserve. Out ILB Perry…

  5. Need to Know: Five Redskins who need to step up vs. the Panthers

    Nov 20, 2015, 5:06 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 20, two days before the Washington Redskins play the Carolina Panthers. Five players who will need to shine on Sunday The Redskins chances of upsetting the Panthers are pretty slim but, as we said here the other day, yes, we’re saying there’s a chance.…

  6. Need to Know: Five Redskins who have exceeded expectations in 2015

    Oct 30, 2015, 5:03 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, October 30, 9 days before the Redskins visit the New England Patriots. Five who have exceeded expectations We all think we have things figured out before the season starts and then they actually start playing and we are surprised. Some players we didn’t expect to…

  7. Need to Know: Will Thompson remain in the mix for the Redskins?

    Oct 10, 2015, 4:17 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, October 8, one day before the Washington Redskins play the Atlanta Falcons. Saturday mailbag Some good questions from Twitter and the Real Redskins Facebook page this week so let’s dive right in. Johnson came in thinking he would be handed the starting job at strong…

  8. Need to Know: After training camp, five Redskins who are now roster locks

    Aug 19, 2015, 5:36 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 19, one day before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Five players who have become roster locks Before OTAs started in late May, I did a post on the players I thought were roster locks. I came up with 41 of…

  9. Redskins Practice report, Day 19: Williams and Amerson return

    Aug 16, 2015, 7:30 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—The Redskins got together for their final day of practice in front of the fans here (there will be a closed practice tomorrow). Here are my observations. —OT Trent Williams was back to a full workload. So was CB David Amerson, who participated in individual drills on Saturday. Still out for the Redskins were TE…

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

    Aug 14, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT

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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…

  11. Need to Know: Has Thompson locked up the Redskins’ third-down back job?

    Aug 9, 2015, 5:51 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, August 9, four days before Washington Redskins open their preseason against the Browns in Cleveland. If you need to catch up on what’s happening in Richmond, scroll to the bottom for a list of our posts from the last 24 hours.  Has Thompson locked up the…

  12. Need to Know: Will the Redskins go to running back by committee?

    Jul 26, 2015, 4:22 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, July 26, four days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Best of NTK Hey, I’m taking off a couple of days prior to the start of training camp. I’m going to repost a few of the more popular posts from the last few months. This…

  13. Need to Know: Five Redskins who could have breakout seasons

    Jul 23, 2015, 5:14 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 21, 7 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage With the start of training camp a week away, much of the focus is on the newcomers to the Redskins’ roster. But let’s take a look at some players who were around…

  14. Need to Know: Who will make the biggest difference on the Redskins’ defense?

    Jun 20, 2015, 6:27 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, June 20, 40 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Here are a five more thoughts on the state of the Redskins after they wrapped up their offseason program. Look here and here to see what I’ve written the last couple of days.…

  15. Redskins Tuesday minicamp report, offense: Griffin sharp

    Jun 16, 2015, 6:29 PM EDT

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    Earlier I took a look at what the Redskins did during their Tuesday minicamp on defense and special teams earlier today. Now, here’s a look at the offense. —They have mixed up a lot of linemen on the second and third teams so don’t read too much into this but in the early going the…

  16. Need to Know: What Redskins could be surprise contributors?

    Jun 13, 2015, 5:49 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, June 13, three days before the Washington Redskins start minicamp. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in the comments…

  17. Will the Redskins go to running back by committee?

    May 13, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

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    The Redskins’ ranked 19th in the NFL in yards gained last year and their 4.2 yards per carry ranked 15th. That’s not good enough for a team that is as unsettled as the Redskins are at quarterback. Whether it’s Robert Griffin III behind center or Kirk Cousins or Colt McCoy, the QB will benefit greatly…

  18. Need to Know: Backup running back by committee for the Redskins?

    Apr 1, 2015, 5:19 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, April 1, 29 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins…

  19. Need to Know: Who replaces Helu as the Redskins’ No. 2 running back?

    Mar 16, 2015, 4:50 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, March 16, 45 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins…

  20. Need to Know: Which Redskins could rise up the depth chart in 2015?

    Mar 3, 2015, 4:53 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, March 3, seven days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Question of the day We’re going back to the NTK format we’ve been using since last month. Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted…

  21. Redskins salary cap outlook: Running back

    Jan 26, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Salary cap review: Running backs As Jay Gruden and company finalize the coaching staff 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…

  22. Need to Know: NFL says two penalties on Breeland should not have been called

    Dec 18, 2014, 5:31 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, December 18, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Philadelphia Eagles. Three and out— 1. With the early game this week the Redskins are going to make up for lost time. Although today is scheduled like one of their lighter Friday sessions they will go…

  23. Need to Know: Redskins RB Chris Thompson impresses Gruden

    Dec 16, 2014, 5:44 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, December 16, four days before the Washington Redskins host the Philadelphia Eagles. Three and out—Thompson impresses Gruden 1. The Redskins will be at work today instead of taking their usual Tuesday off. That’s because of the Saturday afternoon game against the Eagles. Starting quarterback Robert Griffin…

  24. Need to Know: Moses’ injury will affect Redskins’ offseason OL plans

    Dec 12, 2014, 4:49 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 12, two days before the Washington Redskins go to the Meadowlands to play the New York Giants. Three and out 1. It will be interesting to see if Chris Thompson, who was just moved up from the practice squad, gets any touches in these last…

  25. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Amerson ready for the challenge

    Sep 2, 2014, 4:39 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 2, five days before the Redskins open their season against the Texans. Redskins Park notes and quotes The buzz from around the team on Monday: —David Amerson played about 700 snaps last year and he’s taking a step up in 2014. Instead of guarding the…

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