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  1. Need to Know: Opponents adjusting to Redskins’ defense well before halftime

    Nov 22, 2014, 5:37 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 22, one day before the Washington Redskins travel to San Francisco to play the 49ers. Redskins thoughts and observations —I’m not sure what to make out of Jay Gruden’s RG3 comments to Albert Breer. Not too long before the coach talked to the NFL.com…

  2. Where are we? The state of the Redskins, Week 9

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:35 AM EST

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    Here is where the Redskins stand in Week 9 of the NFL season. Record: 3-5 vs. NFC East: 1-2 vs. NFC: 1-4 vs. AFC: 2-1 Home: 2-2 Away: 1-3 Opposition cumulative record (all games played): 31-29 Opposition cumulative—wins: 9-15 Opposition cumulative—losses: 22-14 Record of teams remaining on schedule: 30-28 Statistical Rankings Offense (yards/game): 391.9 (5th) Defense (yards/game): 331.0…

  3. Need to Know: Redskins’ Gruden–“Our heart is still beating”

    Oct 29, 2014, 4:48 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 27, four days before the Washington Redskins travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings. Notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s press conference Jay Gruden held his day after game news conference via teleconference on Tuesday afternoon. —Hey, those of you who have been saying…

  4. Redskins 20, Cowboys 17–First take observations

    Oct 28, 2014, 12:33 AM EST

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    Here are some quick-hit observations on the Redskins’ 20-17 overtime win over the Cowboys. —Bashaud Breeland is a playmaker. In the first half he knocked down a deep Romo pass intended for Terrence Williams and forced a fumble out of DeMarco Murray after he had taken a pass down in side the Redskins 15. In the…

  5. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Tight ends may be back to full strength

    Oct 4, 2014, 4:46 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, October 4, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Friday Redskins Park notes and quotes —Redskins special teams captain Adam Hayward doesn’t seem to be a big fan of doing more off the field to correct his unit’s issues. It’s…

  6. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden gets Cousins’ head spinning

    Sep 19, 2014, 4:52 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 19, two days before the Washington Redskins go to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Notes and quotes from Redskins Park —Eagles coach Chip Kelly has a lot of different types of screens in the Eagles’ offense. But to Jim Haslett, the effectiveness of the…

  7. Need to Know: Five final thoughts on Redskins-Jaguars

    Sep 14, 2014, 5:15 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 14, the day the Washington Redskins open their home season against the Jaguars. Final thoughts on Redskins-Jaguars —Jim Haslett said the Redskins will be OK with five defensive linemen active and so did Jay Gruden. I’m not so sure I believe them, especially when…

  8. Need to Know: 5 things we’ve learned about the 2014 Redskins

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:26 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 29, one day before the Redskins cut their roster to 53. Nickel coverage The offseason is finally over. The Redskins are going to cut their roster to 53 by 4 p.m. tomorrow, establish their practice squad Sunday, and get to work on Monday. Jay…

  9. 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…

  10. Redskins DE Jarvis Jenkins rising to the challenge

    Aug 3, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

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    Jarvis Jenkins is responding to the challenges of depth chart competition on the team and a contract year for himself. RICHMOND—Defensive end Jarvis Jenkins came into training camp fighting for his football life. Even though he has started 19 games over the past two seasons after missing all of his rookie season with a torn…

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

    Jul 10, 2014, 5:11 AM EST

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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…

  12. Need to Know: The 5 biggest events of the Redskins’ offseason

    Jun 20, 2014, 4:52 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, June 20, 34 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage The Redskins offseason program ended yesterday with their final minicamp practice. Here are the five most important events that have happened during the offseason. —Mike Shanahan fired—Shanahan’s team pulled out a playoff spot…

  13. Fan mailbag: Moss’ status, Haslett’s schemes, and getting younger in the draft

    Apr 16, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    Before we get started here, I didn’t answer any questions about whether the Redskins are interested in a particular player in the draft. They haven’t let anything leak about any players and if they did it probably would be a smokescreen anyway. It’s lying season, folks. OK, on to your questions. @Rich_TandlerCSN #RedskinsTalk do you think…

  14. Need to Know: Can the Redskins get the most out of Jackson in 2014?

    Apr 7, 2014, 4:50 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, April 7, 31 days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Five quick thoughts about the Redskins as they start up their offseason workout program: 1. Will the Redskins maximize Jackson’s talents this year? I’m looking at what Mike Wallace did in Miami last year. I…

  15. Fan questions: In addition to RG3, what needs to improve?

    Mar 19, 2014, 11:25 AM EST

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    It’s been a while since we’ve done fan questions and you submitted some good ones to me on Twitter at @Rich_TandlerCSN and on the Real Redskins Facebook page. Let’s jump right in. What do u think is the biggest need atm and what’ll be the draftapproach? Best available or need? #RedskinsTalk @Rich_TandlerCSN — Ralf Peeters…

  16. Need to Know: Five ripple effects of the Orakpo tag

    Mar 5, 2014, 4:43 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, March 5, six days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Nothing happens in a vacuum in the salary-capped environment of the NFL. Here are five ripple effects from the decision to tag Brian Orakpo: 1. Ryan Kerrigan safe for now—As noted yesterday,…

  17. Need to Know: Mock draft, D-Hall talk among Redskins top five stories of the week

    Feb 23, 2014, 5:17 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, February 23, 16 days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Here are our five most popular posts from the week that was. 1. 2014 NFL Mock Draft 2.0—I don’t necessarily agree with Ben Standig’s choice for the Redskins with the 34th overall…

  18. Pressure is on Haslett as the handcuffs come off

    Feb 21, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    It’s been out for a while now that Mike Shanahan, who made his reputation as an offensive guru, was involved with Redskins’ defense. In a pre-mortem shortly before Shanahan was fired the Washington Post reported that he called the “Cover-0” blitz that ended up costing the Redskins a 2011 game in Dallas. Jim Haslett recently…

  19. Haslett says he’ll turn Orkapo and Kerrigan loose

    Feb 15, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    Redskins’ defensive coordinator Jim Haslett hit the radio this week and he promised to get more pass rush pressure out of outside linebackers Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan. Speaking on Inside the Locker Room on ESPN 980, (via John Keim of ESPN) he talked about the need for the Redskins to improve the pass rush.…

  20. Need to Know: The five most important off season dates for the Redskins

    Feb 5, 2014, 4:50 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, February 5, 14 days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Tarik posted the full NFL calendar on the site the other day. Let’s go through it and pull out the five dates that are most important to the Redskins. *Feb 17 Teams can apply franchise…

  21. Need to Know: Redskins coaches have learned to deal with uncertainty

    Dec 27, 2013, 5:36 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 27, two days before the Washington Redskins visit the New York Giants. Nickel coverage Five quotes and notes from yesterday’s head coach and coordinator news conferences: 1. In the likely event that Mike Shanahan departs from the organization, the films from practices will stay…

  22. Jim Haslett news conference transcript 12.26.13

    Dec 27, 2013, 5:10 AM EST

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    Transcript from Redskins PR On how the rumors about his job security affect his family: “First of all, this is my 30th year – coaching, playing – so I’ve kind of seen it all and gone through it. I think it’s just really kind of part of the job that comes up when you come with…

  23. Need to Know: Haslett makes case for ‘elite’ Orakpo

    Dec 20, 2013, 5:55 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 20, three days before the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Thursday’s press conferences. 1.Nothing against former Denver center J. D. Walton, who the Redskins claimed off of waivers yesterday. But this transaction makes no sense. “No,…

  24. Jim Haslett news conference 12.19.13

    Dec 19, 2013, 7:03 PM EST

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    Jim Haslett news conference 12.19.13 (transcript from Redskins PR) On his reaction to linebacker London Fletcher announcing his likely retirement: “We didn’t discuss it but you kind of had a feeling that it was coming, but what a great football player. The guy has done it for years. It’s been a great pleasure to coach…

  25. Need to Know: Kyle says he had ‘zero involvement’ in Redskins QB decision

    Dec 13, 2013, 5:13 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 13, two days before the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from yesterday at Redskins Park: 1. Jordan Reed missed practice again with a concussion. He has already missed three games. It would be a shame for him…

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