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  1. Need to Know: Gruden leaves plenty of wiggle room when talking about starting RG3

    Nov 25, 2014, 6:15 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 25, five days before the Washington Redskins travel to Indianapolis to play the Colts. Notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s Monday press conference —Will Robert Griffin III start at quarterback against the Colts? Here’s what Jay Gruden had to say one of several times…

  2. Need to Know: Redskins’ Bowen could return from injury on Sunday

    Oct 18, 2014, 5:59 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, October 18, one day before the Washington Redskins play the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field. This morning’s six  pack of Redskins news, notes, and observations —It’s good news that CB David Amerson was a full practice participant on Friday. Although he still has to be…

  3. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Cousins says he may be forcing things

    Oct 16, 2014, 4:51 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 16, three days before the Washington Redskins play the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field. News you need to know —Robert Griffin III returned to practice today, participating in individual drills. Jay Gruden said that he will start when he is medically cleared and up…

  4. Need to Know: Redskins’ Gruden says no to McCoy for Cousins

    Oct 14, 2014, 4:50 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 14, five days before the Washington Redskins play the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field. Notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s Monday press conference Injury update —CB David Amerson will undergo concussion testing today. The results of that will determine his practice status on Wednesday…

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

    Sep 2, 2014, 4:39 AM EST

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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…

  6. Need to Know: Redskins Park News and Notes–Baker remembers when 4th preseason game was his ‘Super Bowl’

    Aug 27, 2014, 5:09 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 27, one day before the Redskins wrap up the preseason against the Bucs. Redskins Park notes and quotes The buzz around Ashburn: —David Amerson hasn’t played a whole lot of cornerback and his life and he said that he’s just starting to feel comfortable…

  7. Redskins’ Haslett: Amerson ‘night and day’ from last year

    Aug 3, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

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    The Redskins are relying on CB David Amerson to step up this year. According to the defensive coordinator, so far, so good. RICHMOND—On the list of concerns for the Redskins coming into training camp, one was David Amerson. He was slated to take a step up from the nickel cornerback spot he occupied last year…

  8. Need to Know: Redskins camp news and notes, Day 4–Gruden praises Cody Hoffman

    Jul 28, 2014, 4:37 AM EST

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Monday, July 28, 10 days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage Some news, notes, and quotes from Day 4 of Redskins training camp. —Former Steeler Ryan Clark reminded us that he played on a pretty good defense for a Super Bowl…

  9. Need to Know: Will the Redskins tackle better in 2014?

    Jul 14, 2014, 5:25 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, July 14, 10 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —The Redskins’ top six tacklers last year were inside linebackers Perry Riley and London Fletcher, cornerbacks Josh Wilson and DeAngelo Hall, and safeties Brandon Meriweather and Reed Doughty. Those same six also…

  10. Need to Know: 5 burning Redskins questions on defense

    Jun 3, 2014, 4:56 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, June 3, 14 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 five burning questions facing the Redskins’ defense (we’ll talk about questions on offense later this…

  11. Need to Know: 5 Redskins who could have breakout 2014 seasons

    Jun 2, 2014, 5:20 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, June 2, 15 days before the start of minicamp. Nickel coverage Breakout players can either be relative unkowns who all of a sudden have a standout year or they can be solid performers who blossom to play at a Pro Bowl level. Here are five…

  12. Need to Know: CB Amerson among week’s 5 most talked about Redskins

    May 3, 2014, 5:06 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, May 3, five days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Here are the five most talked about Redskins from the week that was: Jay Gruden doesn’t have final say in the draft but it would be foolish to say that he doesn’t have a major…

  13. Need to Know: Will Santana Moss make the Redskins’ roster?

    Apr 15, 2014, 4:54 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, April 15, 23 days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Here are five thoughts on the state of the Redskins as we wait for the draft (May 8) and the release of the 2014 NFL schedule (date prior to May 8 TBA): DeSean Jackson has…

  14. Need to Know: Five Redskins who will be under the most pressure in 2014

    Apr 8, 2014, 4:58 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, April 8, 30 days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Here are five Redskins who will be under pressure to perform in 2014: Robert Griffin III—If you need an explanation here, you need to turn in your football fan card. David Amerson—If a second-round pick…

  15. Need to Know: The five youngest Redskins and their 2014 prospects

    Jan 27, 2014, 5:06 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, January 27, 23 days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the five youngest Redskins who saw action on the field in 2013 and their prospects for 2014: CB David Amerson (22.1 years old as of today)—It was thought that he would be something…

  16. Is standing pat with the lineup good for the Redskins in the long term?

    Dec 3, 2013, 2:55 PM EST

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    During his Monday press conference, Mike Shanahan essentially shut the door on the Redskins taking a peek at their future. Even though the Redskins are officially eliminated from the playoffs, they will not insert some of their younger players into the lineup to see if they might be long-term solutions for the organizations. “Just because…

  17. Need to Know: Redskins have contained Peterson

    Nov 6, 2013, 5:28 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, November 6, one day before the Washington Redskins visit the Minnesota Vikings. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from the Redskins locker room: 1. David Amerson may have saved the Redskins season by knocking running back David Woodhead out of bounds just short of the…

  18. Monday six pack: Redskins’ Amerson comes through with big plays

    Nov 4, 2013, 11:48 AM EST

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    Here are some of my observations from the Washington Redskins’ 30-24 overtime win over the Chargers: 1. Pierre Garçon was good and very valuable last year but we didn’t see the acrobatic, jaw-dropping catches he made in Indianapolis. Now, we have. Last week in Denver he made a lunging, one-handed grab of a Robert Griffin…

  19. Need to Know: Amerson on track to play vs. Bears

    Oct 18, 2013, 5:23 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, October 18, two days before the Washington Redskins play the Chicago Bears at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park 1. As noted here a couple of days ago the Bears have four legitimate pass-catching threats in Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffrey, Martellus Bennett,…

  20. Need to Know: Shanahan praises Redskins’ defense

    Oct 15, 2013, 5:30 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 15, five days before the Washington Redskins play the Chicago Bears at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage Five quotes and notes from Mike Shanahan’s Monday news conference: Shanahan was asked about the punt that bounced off of the legs of a Cowboys player and was…

  21. Need to Know: The Redskins’ five pivotal plays

    Oct 5, 2013, 5:40 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, October 5, eight days before the Redskins visit the Cowboys on Sunday night. Nickel coverage With the Redskins on their bye, the newsy nuggets that usually reside in this space are non-existent. For something a little different, let’s look at five pivotal moments from the…

  22. Need to Know: Amerson’s pick six Redskins’ defensive highlight

    Sep 30, 2013, 5:33 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 30, 13 days before the Redskins visit the Cowboys on Sunday night. Nickel coverage Five things to know about the Redskins defense yesterday: 1. Before we get too deep into this here, it must be noted that the Raiders’ offense isn’t one that will…

  23. Need to Know: A learning process for Amerson

    Sep 27, 2013, 5:37 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 27, two days before the Redskins visit the Raiders. Nickel coverage Five things you need to know about from Redskins Park. 1. According to FootballZebras.com, Bill Leavy will be the referee for Sunday’s game in Oakland. He worked two Redskins games last year, the…

  24. Six pack of Redskins-Lions observations

    Sep 23, 2013, 9:16 AM EST

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    Six observations from the Redskins’ 27-20 loss to the Lions: 1. Robert Griffin III started to look like the RG3 of 2012 early on. At the 10:16 mark of the first quarter he pulled the ball out of Alfred Morris’ belly and scampered around right end for seven yards before going out of bounds. But…

  25. Need to Know: Spotlight on RG3 but Morris could be the key

    Sep 9, 2013, 4:46 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 9, the day the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. Explain to me why at 6-feet-2, 223 Robert Griffin III is somehow too fragile to get hit too often but Adrian Peterson, who is listed at…

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