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  1. Need to Know: Redskins camp news and notes, Day 5–Last live drills of the year?

    Jul 29, 2014, 5:14 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 29, nine days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News, notes, and quotes from Day 5 of Redskins training camp. —I get asked on a regular basis how Morgan Moses is doing and if they intend to keep him…

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

    Jul 28, 2014, 4:37 AM EDT

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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…

  3. Brandon Jenkins missed his opportunity with the Redskins

    Jul 27, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—The Redskins gave up on their 2013 fifth-round pick as they waived linebacker Brandon Jenkins. “We like the play of the guys that were behind him,” said Jay Gruden. “They stepped up their play. Adrian Robinson, Gabe Miller has had some good snaps. The drafting of Trent Murphy had a major impact.” The clear implication…

  4. Redskins training camp report, Day 4: Tough day for Morgan Moses

    Jul 27, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—An hour before this morning’s practice was supposed to get underway it was raining hard and there was visible lightning off to the west. Officials were not letting fans enter the training facility as they were in wait and see mode. But the rain wound down, the rumbles of thunder went away and the practice…

  5. Need to Know: Redskins camp, Day 3 notes–Gruden hates ‘buddy football’

    Jul 27, 2014, 4:54 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, July 27, 11 days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News and notes from the third day of training camp for the 2014 Redskins, which played out under partly cloudy skies and fairly mild late-July temperatures. —Training camps under Mike…

  6. Redskins training camp report, Day 3: First day in pads

    Jul 26, 2014, 1:11 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—The weather was a winner again today as practice was held under partly cloudy skies with temperatures that climbed through the 70’s as practice went on. Here are my observations: —They were permitted to wear pads for the first time and most of the players were in shoulder pads, helmets, and shorts. The one exception…

  7. Need to Know: Redskins camp, Day 2 notes–Moss survives the mental grind

    Jul 26, 2014, 5:02 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 26, 12 days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News and notes from the second day of training camp for the 2014 Redskins, which played out under cloudless skies and mile late-July temperatures. —DeAngelo Hall had no problem counting…

  8. 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…

  9. Need to Know: Redskins personnel decisions top camp priority for Gruden

    Jul 24, 2014, 5:21 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 24, 14 days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots.. Nickel coverage Training camp starts today so three and out goes out the window and we are back to doing things in groups of five as standard operating procedure. Jay Gruden addressed…

  10. Need to Know: Redskins PUP list decisions still up in the air

    Jul 22, 2014, 5:06 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 22, two days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —Jay Gruden said during minicamp that he planned to spend a lot of the time in between the end of the offseason program and training camp planning out the time in Richmond.…

  11. Will the Redskins throw it deep in 2014?

    Jul 16, 2014, 1:27 PM EDT

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    It is doubtful that Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton will ever earn a nickname like “The Mad Bomber” or anything similar. But Jay Gruden’s quarterback went deep more than any other quarterback in the NFL last year. According to ESPN, Gruden’s Bengals led the league in passes that traveled 20 yards or more past the line…

  12. Need to Know: Many Redskins hard at work two weeks before start of camp

    Jul 10, 2014, 5:11 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 10, 14 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out Here are a few tidbits and updates as we are two weeks away from the first practice of Redskins training camp 2014. —Players are off but there were at least a dozen…

  13. Need to Know: Rice, breakout Redskins among top 5 posts of the month

    Jul 6, 2014, 5:58 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, July 6, 18 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Here are the five most popular Redskins posts of the past month. 1. Jerry Rice Jr. signs with the Redskins—Most college free agent signings draw very little attention; this one tells you what’s…

  14. Need to Know: Redskins’ Jay Gruden likes to pound the rock on first down

    Jul 4, 2014, 6:13 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 4, 20 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out Yesterday we looked at how frequently Jay Gruden called passes when he was the offensive coordinator with the Bengals. Now lets flip the coin over and look at his running play calls…

  15. Need to Know: Was Jay Gruden pass happy in Cincinnati?

    Jul 3, 2014, 4:46 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 3, 21 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out I was doing some research on pass attempts by the Bengals over the three years that Jay Gruden was calling plays there. I found out more interesting stuff than I could use…

  16. Redskins camp countdown: 21 carries per game for Alfred Morris

    Jul 2, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

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    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 21—Carries per game for Alfred Morris For some reasons, the impression exists that Jay Gruden is a pass happy coach. The term is being thrown around a lot when talking about…

  17. Need to Know: Will there be a shakeup on the Redskins’ O-line?

    Jul 2, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 2, 22 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out What are the chances that the Redskins line up in Houston on Sept. 7 with the same line that has been the first unit during OTAs and minicamp? Let’s take a look.…

  18. Need to Know: RG3 will be able to audible; is this a big deal for the Redskins?

    Jul 1, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 1, 23 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out It looks like Jay Gruden and Sean McVay are taking the training wheels off for Robert Griffin III. Well, some of the time at least. —“Some of the audible situations we’ll give…

  19. Need to Know: Redskins getting players to buy in to special teams

    Jun 29, 2014, 5:18 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 29, 25 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —There was very little down time in special teams practices at Redskins Park. “We’re able to break up and [Special Teams Coordinator] Ben [Kotwica] does an outstanding job of utilizing everybody and…

  20. Need to Know: Cooley doesn’t think RG3 should have played Week 1 last year

    Jun 28, 2014, 5:30 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, June 28, 26 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —Chris Cooley stated on ESPN 980 earlier this week that after looking at game video from the early part of last season that it was clear to him that Robert Griffin III…

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

    Jun 25, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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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: Points will need to soar for 2014 Redskins

    Jun 25, 2014, 5:02 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 25, 29 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —I’m having a hard time figuring out how much the Redskins will pass this year. The Patriots and Saints passed about 40 times per game last year. The Seahawks and Panthers averaged…

  23. Countdown to Redskins training camp: 30 TD passes

    Jun 23, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

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    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 30—The target number of touchdown passes for Robert Griffin III This may seem to be a shade ambitious since a total of 36 in his two years in the NFL. But…

  24. Will the Redskins keep a fullback on the 53?

    Jun 23, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

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    The Redskins went into the pre-training camp break with the same 90 players they had on the roster prior to OTAs. That means that Darrel Young remains the only fullback on the roster. Some might look at that as good news for Young. Not having competition for your job could take a lot of the…

  25. Need to Know: 5 reasons the Redskins could struggle in 2014

    Jun 23, 2014, 5:01 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, June 23, 31 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Yesterday we looked at five reasons for the Redskins to be optimistic about the 2014 season. Today it’s the other side of the coin, five reasons the team could struggle this season. —The…

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