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  1. Need to Know: The road ahead for the Redskins including some possible roster moves

    Sep 27, 2014, 5:39 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, September 27, nine days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Five thoughts on the road ahead for the Redskins —I have a post coming later today about what Jay Gruden faces in trying to turn around the losing culture that…

  2. Need to Know: Redskins vs. Giants by the numbers

    Sep 26, 2014, 6:58 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 26, 10 days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Looking at the numbers, Redskins vs. Giants 17—The Redskins had just 17 rushing attempts. Unlike the situation during the first three games, it’s hard to really fault the play calling…

  3. Need to Know: 5 Redskins vs. Giants questions–Where’s Alfred?

    Sep 25, 2014, 5:08 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, September 25, the day the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Five questions about Redskins vs. Giants —Who the heck is Rashad Jennings? The Giants’ running back is 29 years old and he was a seventh-round pick of the Jaguars out of…

  4. Where are we? The state of the Redskins in Week 4

    Sep 24, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Here is where the Redskins stand in Week 4 of the NFL season. Statistical rankings won’t be included until several weeks into the season. Record: 1-2 vs. NFC East: 0-1 vs. NFC: 0-1 vs. AFC: 1-1 Home: 1-0 Away: 0-2 Opposition cumulative record (all games played): 5-4 Opposition cumulative—wins: 0-3 Opposition cumulative—losses: 5-1 Record of teams remaining…

  5. Need to Know: Tuesday Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden disinterested in stats

    Sep 24, 2014, 4:48 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 24, one day before the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Tuesday notes and quotes from Redskins Park —Yeah, it’s a cliché. But Jay Gruden could not have been less interested in the fact that his team is in the top…

  6. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden says comebacks wins will come for Cousins

    Sep 23, 2014, 5:21 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 23, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Five notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s new conference —Yesterday I took a look at the Redskins’ run-pass ratio. Gruden explained the pass-heavy play selection this way: “They played well.…

  7. Need to Know: Redskins-Eagles game notes including racking up the yards

    Sep 22, 2014, 5:12 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 22, three days before the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Five game notes from Redskins vs. Eagles As you will note, they are all on offense. —Kirk Cousins passed for 427 yards. That was a career high and the fourth-most…

  8. Need to Know: Five final thoughts on Redskins vs. Eagles

    Sep 21, 2014, 4:57 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 21, four days before the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Five final thoughts on Eagles vs. Redskins —The Eagles’ wide receiver corps is not off to a great start. The top two wideouts, Jeremy Maclin and Riley Cooper, have combined…

  9. Need to Know: What they’re saying about the Redskins–Bullish on Cousins

    Sep 20, 2014, 6:15 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, September 20, one day before the Washington Redskins go to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. What they’re saying about the Redskins Here is a look around the Interwebs at what they’re saying about the Redskins. Spoiler—many are bullish on Kirk Cousins. NFL.com has this to…

  10. Pros, cons, and X factors–Redskins at Eagles game prediction

    Sep 19, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

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    Redskins at Eagles Sunday, 1:00 p.m. FOX Let’s take a look at the pros, cons, and X factors for the Redskins as they take on the Eagles on Sunday and then I’ll give my prediction. Here are two factors that work against a Redskins win: —The Eagles already had arguably the best running back in…

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

    Sep 19, 2014, 4:52 AM EDT

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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…

  12. Where are we? The state of the Redskins after Week 2

    Sep 17, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Here is where the Redskins stand after Week 2 of the NFL season. Statistical rankings won’t be included until a few weeks into the season. Record: 1-1 vs. NFC East: 0-0 vs. NFC: 0-0 vs. AFC: 1-1 Home: 1-0 Away: 0-1 Opposition cumulative record (all games played): 2-2 Opposition cumulative—wins: 0-2 Opposition cumulative—losses: 2-0 Record of…

  13. Need to Know: 5 Redskins vs. Eagles questions–A favorable matchup for Kerrigan?

    Sep 17, 2014, 5:17 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 17, four days before the Washington Redskins go to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Five questions about Redskins vs. Eagles How do they stop Darren Sproles? The Redskins wanted Sproles during the offseason but the Eagles won the bidding and now Washington has to…

  14. Redskins defense off to a good start, should improve with Meriweather’s return

    Sep 15, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    A year ago, after the Redskins gave up over 1,000 yards in their first two games, many fans and members of the media had a lot of fun projecting those numbers over 16 games and stating that the Redskins defense was “historically bad”. Of course, it’s always dangerous to base such sweeping statements on such…

  15. How can Kirk Cousins ‘win’ a Redskins QB competition that never happened?

    Aug 24, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT

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    Joe Theismann made some comments on the Redskins’ quarterback situation during the TV broadcast of the Redskins-Ravens preseason game last night. In case you didn’t catch them, here is the key part. “It’s going to be a decision that Jay Gruden is going to have to make,” Theismann said. “Right now, Robert Griffin III is…

  16. Need to Know: How many new players will make the Redskins’ 53?

    Jul 13, 2014, 6:34 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, July 13, 11 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —Yes, I know that Tanard Jackson told ESPN 980 that he intended to appeal his latest indefinite suspension. But word of the suspension came via a statement from the league office, not…

  17. Redskins camp countdown: 26 sacks allowed

    Jun 27, 2014, 11:55 AM 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. 26—Sacks allowed You don’t have to be a big-time Redskins analyst to figure out that if the Redskins are going to be successful in 2014, Robert Griffin III is going to…

  18. Minicamp notes and quotes: Redskins’ Trent Murphy lining up at a variety of positions

    Jun 18, 2014, 5:03 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 18, 36 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Here are five notes and quotes from Jay Gruden from after the Redskins’ minicamp practice on Tuesday. —Without pads it’s difficult to judge the performances of running backs and linemen. So what can…

  19. Need to Know: 5 most popular Redskins posts of the week

    May 17, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, May 17, 10 days before the start of OTAs. Nickel coverage Here are the 5 most popular post of the week that was: Grading the Redskins’ draft—Of course it’s way too early. Of course a grade at this point in time doesn’t mean much. But,…

  20. Fan questions, Part 2: Murphy, who ran the Redskins’ draft and, of course, Tanard

    May 16, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

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    I got a lot of great questions this week so I did two parts. Part one ran yesterday, let’s get right in to today’s batch of questions. @Rich_TandlerCSN #RedskinsTalk what are the chances of Cousins taking RGIII’s position it he has a bad weeks 1-4? — My name is My name (@UncleJ77) May 14, 2014…

  21. Redskins move into first round possible but unlikely

    May 8, 2014, 12:21 PM EDT

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    As things stand now, the Redskins are spectators for tonight’s first round of the NFL Draft. They don’t own any of the top 32 picks due to the 2012 trade up to get in position to draft Robert Griffin III. But the draft always changes almost as soon as it starts. There are a couple…

  22. Need to Know: Five notes and quotes from the Redskins’ pre-draft presser

    May 7, 2014, 5:04 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, May 7, one day before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Here are five notes and quotes from the Redskins’ pre-draft press conference with Bruce Allen and Scott Campbell on Tuesday: Allen on having a minicamp prior to the draft: From the personnel standpoint, it was…

  23. Need to Know: Draft dominates week’s top five Redskins posts

    Apr 20, 2014, 5:06 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, April 20, nine days before the first veteran minicamp. Nickel coverage Here are our five most popular posts from the week that was. 1. Draft chatter: Could CB Darqueze Dennard fall to the Redskins?—It’s that time of year when everyone gets interested in the draft.…

  24. Need to Know: Five key questions that will impact the Redskins’ draft

    Apr 17, 2014, 4:58 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, April 17, 21 days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage The draft does not happen in a vacuum. Future plans for veteran players impact draft day decisions. Here are the top five questions about their current team the Redskins need to answer before next month’s…

  25. Need to Know: The top five takeaways from Gruden’s presser

    Mar 27, 2014, 4:58 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, March 27, 11 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Here are the top five takeaways from Jay Gruden’s press availability at the NFL owners meetings: Orakpo needs to prove it—Gruden said that he would be fine with having Brian Orakpo play…

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