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

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:26 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Aug 3, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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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…

  3. Redskins DE Jarvis Jenkins rising to the challenge

    Aug 3, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

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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…

  4. 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…

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

    Jun 20, 2014, 4:52 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Apr 16, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Apr 7, 2014, 4:50 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Mar 19, 2014, 11:25 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Mar 5, 2014, 4:43 AM EDT

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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,…

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

    Feb 23, 2014, 5:17 AM EDT

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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…

  11. Pressure is on Haslett as the handcuffs come off

    Feb 21, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Feb 15, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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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.…

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

    Feb 5, 2014, 4:50 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Dec 27, 2013, 5:36 AM EDT

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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…

  15. Jim Haslett news conference transcript 12.26.13

    Dec 27, 2013, 5:10 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Dec 20, 2013, 5:55 AM EDT

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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,…

  17. Jim Haslett news conference 12.19.13

    Dec 19, 2013, 7:03 PM EDT

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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…

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

    Dec 13, 2013, 5:13 AM EDT

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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…

  19. Need to Know: Redskins expect the best out of Morgan, Davis

    Nov 22, 2013, 6:05 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 22, three days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five items of interest from Redskins Park: 1. Many fans and some in the media tend to assume that if a player is benched or otherwise has his playing time…

  20. Need to Know: Will the Redskins turn up the pass rush heat?

    Nov 15, 2013, 5:32 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 15, two days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here from the podium at Redskins Park are five notes and quotes from the head coach and coordinators. 1. When the Redskins were 3-6 last year, Jim Haslett unleashed a variety…

  21. Redskins fan mailbag: Evaluating the O-line

    Nov 12, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT

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    Welcome to this week’s fan mailbag with your questions about the Washington Redskins. Remember you can hit me with a question at any time on Twitter @Rich_TandlerCSN or on the Real Redskins Facebook page. Let’s jump right into your questions: @Rich_TandlerCSN do you think well see changes on the oline this year? — adam (@adam19b)…

  22. Need to Know: Will Hall cover Chargers’ Gates?

    Nov 1, 2013, 5:19 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 1, two days before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Redskins Park: 1. Jim Haslett was asked if DeAngelo Hall would be covering Chargers tight end Antonio Gates any on Sunday. His answer was somewhat…

  23. Fan questions: How do you stop the Cowboys?

    Oct 9, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT

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    This week I got your questions not only from Twitter but also from the Real Redskins Facebook page (go there to Like it) for the first time. Since the Facebook aspect is new we’ll start from there. Well, Troy, nothing has been covered in the media because nothing is happening. What many fans don’t seem…

  24. An impossible task for the Redskins next Sunday?

    Oct 7, 2013, 11:25 AM EDT

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    Do the Redskins face an impossible task on Sunday when they go to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Sunday night? If you are one of many Redskins fans that settled in on Sunday afternoon to watch the Cowboys take on the Broncos you might think so. Although Dallas ultimately lost to Peyton Manning and…

  25. Need to Know: A learning process for Amerson

    Sep 27, 2013, 5:37 AM EDT

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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…

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