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

    Apr 16, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Apr 7, 2014, 4:50 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Mar 19, 2014, 11:25 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Mar 5, 2014, 4:43 AM EDT


    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,…

  5. 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…

  6. Pressure is on Haslett as the handcuffs come off

    Feb 21, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Feb 15, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT


    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.…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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,…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

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

    Nov 22, 2013, 6:05 AM EDT


    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…

  15. 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…

  16. Redskins fan mailbag: Evaluating the O-line

    Nov 12, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT


    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)…

  17. 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…

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

    Oct 9, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT


    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…

  19. An impossible task for the Redskins next Sunday?

    Oct 7, 2013, 11:25 AM EDT


    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…

  20. Need to Know: A learning process for Amerson

    Sep 27, 2013, 5:37 AM EDT


    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, Bill Leavy will be the referee for Sunday’s game in Oakland. He worked two Redskins games last year, the…

  21. Redskins in turmoil–One year ago

    Sep 25, 2013, 10:56 AM EDT


    After three games the team was struggling with a losing record and it looked like the season was going to spiral out of control. The defense couldn’t stop anyone and some fans were calling for the defensive coordinator to be fired. Both the game and the durability of the young quarterback were being questioned. The…

  22. Need to Know: Redskins’ Jordan Reed has ‘unique ability’

    Sep 21, 2013, 5:37 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, September 21, one day before the Redskins play the Lions at FedEx Field. The men at the top A quote each from the coordinators and the head coach: Kyle Shanahan was asked about some plays against the Packers that looked liked read option plays but the…

  23. Hustle, discipline keys to stopping Eagles attack

    Sep 6, 2013, 1:25 PM EDT


    The Redskins’ defense doesn’t quite know what it will be facing on Monday night when Chip Kelly unveils the NFL version of his Oregon offense. But it seems to be a pretty good guess that it will be fast paced and there will be option elements to it. Being in top football shape is the…

  24. Need to Know: Preparing for the Eagles

    Aug 16, 2013, 5:51 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 16, three days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. Redskins studying Oregon to prep for Eagles RICHMOND—Last year the Redskins looked at a lot of film from Baylor games to try to design an offense that would suit their new quarterback,…

  25. Practice report: Redskins in full pads

    Aug 3, 2013, 4:17 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—It was Fan Appreciation Day, it was crowded, and it was hot. And they had a lively two-hour practice to wrap up the week in Richmond. —The Redskins practiced in full pads for the first time on Saturday. Under Mike Shanahan the team has usually practices in shorts but with new rules requiring players to… Archives

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